Regular Events

For a full list of upcoming events here in Santa Monica, organized by our BLSM partners + participating businesses:  click here.   Here are some of our favorite weekly events....

DOWNTOWN FARMERS' MARKETS
Every Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.+ Every Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. @ Arizona Avenue and 2nd Street.  www.smgov.net/farmers_market/

PICO FARMERS' MARKET
Every Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Location:  Virginia Avenue Park (Pico Boulevard at 22nd St). www.smgov.net/farmers_market

MAIN STREET FARMERS' MARKET
Every Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: 2640 Main Street.  Free validation parking at the beach. Free bicycle valet parking at the market.  www.smgov.net/farmers_market/

TECH TALK TUESDAYS
2nd Tuesdays, monthly, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Free but RSVP required. Location: SM Chamber, 1234 6th Street.  www.smchamber.com

BUSINESS @ SUNSET MIXER
3rd Wednesdays, monthly, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Locations vary, to RSVP and purchase tickets: www.smchamber.com

Thursday
Jul192018

Community Picnic

6 - 8:30pm

Location:  Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA 90402

Pack a dinner, grab your friends and family and head on over for our annual Community Picnic.  Be prepared for some good old-fashioned summertime fun - games, activities, s'mores and of course epic tug-o-war!  For more info>

Saturday
Jul212018

Summer Celebration

2-5 pm

Location:  Arts Center @ 26th Street/Bergamot (2525 Michigan Avenue)

Art + Food + Entertainment. 

Free - everyone welcome! 

Organized by the Bergamot Tenants Assocation. 

 

 

 

 

 

For more info: facebook.com/events/2064997787160744/

https://visitbergamot.com/events/2018/7/21/summer-celebration-biergarten

 

Tuesday
Jul242018

SM Pier - See-Saw

Every Tuesday + Wednesday (July 24 - August 29)

 Location:  Santa Monica Pier (end)

A new, genre-bending artist series!  Free.  Organized by the SM Pier Corporation.  For more info: https://santamonicapier.org/seasaw/

Thursday
Jul262018

Bike Local SM HandleBar Happy Hour (Monthly)

 Location:  tbd 

5:30 -7 p.m.

Join us for our monthly Handlebar Happy Hour where we'll be celebrating bicycling with our Bike Local Santa Monica partners - SM SPOKE + friends - at some of our favorite Buy Local SM bars + restaurants! 

Everyone is welcome to join us at our monthly Handlebar Happy Hours.  No RSVP required for our monthly handlebar happy hour events.   

Saturday
Jul282018

Montana Avenue Art Walk 

10 am - 9pm

Location:  Montana Avenue (7th -17th Streets)

Featuring local artists, sales, activities + more....along Montana Avenue's 11 block neighborhood commercial district of 150+ shops + restaurants!

Free.  Everyone welcome.

Organized by the Montana Avenue Merchants Assoc.  For more info:  http://montanaave.com/

 

Wednesday
Sep052018

Twilight Concert Series

7 - 10 p.m.

Location:  Santa Monica Pier

Save the dates!  The 2018 Twilight Concert Series will be taking place on Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26 + October 3, concluding with the final concert on Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 7-10 pm in conjunction with COAST, City streets event.  For more details closer to the date:  https://santamonicapier.org/

 

Saturday
Sep082018

Buy Local Santa Monica Health + Fitness Festival

11 am - 4 pm

Location:  Reed Park (Lincoln @ Wilshire)

This free community event, co-produced by the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and the City of Santa Monica, will feature music,  pop up shops,  and  interactive classes, and lots of opportunities to get to know your city.  Local businesses will provide  expertise,  advice,  health screenings,  and free product samples (along with items to purchase!) to promote a healthy and happy lifestyle for the entire Santa Monica community.  Businesses from every neighborhood will be there.  Don’t miss the chance to be part of this amazing feel-good festival and help support your local businesses, schools, and public services!

This year we are partnering again with the Santa Monica Classic and Santa Monica Malibu Education Foundation, welcoming several thousand SM Classic participants to our event for their packet pick-ups!

For more info about our annual festival, click here >

EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES:  Take up the opportunity to be an exhibitor and learn how best to connect your business to the local community:  BUY LOCAL HEALTH + FITNESS FESTIVAL EXHIBITOR FORMS  (click here to download).  Deadline is Friday, August 17th!

Sunday
Oct072018

COAST - Santa Monica Open Streets Festival 

Location:  Ocean Avenue + Main Street

Save the date!  The City of Santa Monica's annual open streets festival.  More info coming soon!