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

Saturday
Mar232019

13th Annual Santa Monica Airport ArtWalk

Location:  SM Airport Art Studios (Airport Avenue between Bundy Drive + 23rd St)

12-5 pm

The City of Santa Monica presents the 13th Annual Santa Monica Airport ArtWalk on Saturday, March 23. The Airport has a rich history as the former home of the Douglas Aircraft Company and the birthplace of the DC-3 and is now home to over 60 artists and a number of creative venues. The ArtWalk is a fun-filled day of artistic exploration within this creative campus. Attendees are invited to watch art and ceramic demonstrations, participate in art and theater workshops, and enjoy live music and food trucks.   For more info> 

Wednesday
Mar272019

A Celebration of Sustainable Food

Location:  Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club, 1210 4th Street, Santa Monica 90401

6 - 9 pm

Join us for a free event to celebrate our community’s sustainable food commitment and learn how you can make food choices that heal the planet and improve your health. 

 Culinary demos, inspirational speakers, and interactive information tables from local food organizations are some of the fun activities you'll enjoy while delighting in small bites from local restaurants, various tasting opportunities and networking in the sustainable center lounge. Did we mention there are free beer and wine tastings?  

Produced by Sustainable Works in partnership with the City of Santa Monica’s Office of Sustainability and the Environment.   The Buy Local SM Committee will be here, too...stop by to say hello!

RSVP required - click here to register

Thursday
Mar282019

Bike Local SM HandleBar Happy Hour (Monthly)

 Location:  El Cholo, 1025 Wilshire Boulevard

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! 

Our Happy Hours support local businesses and BuyLocalSM.  This month we are excited to visit EL CHOLO, voted as the #MostLovedSM Restaurant of 2018 (results for the 2019 contest will be announced in May...stay tuned!) + a local institution known for amazing margaritas and tamales!

EL CHOLO Fiesta Hour Menu 

Get all the info and stay up to date at SMSpoke.org and on the event page HERE 

Come join us!

#HBHH #BikeLocalSM #BikeSM #SMSpoke #DrinkLocalSM #EatLocalSM

Sunday
Mar312019

Last Sundays @ Main Street

Location:  Participating shops on Main Street

1-5 pm

The Last Sunday of every month, come down to Main Street for live music, merchant sidewalk sales, food specials and giveaways.  Organized by the Main Street Merchants Business Improvement Association.  www.mainstreetsm.com/events/event/last-sundays

Thursday
Apr252019

Bike Local SM Handlebar Happy Hour (monthly)

 Location:  Rusty's, 256 SM Pier

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! 

Our Happy Hours support local businesses and BuyLocalSM.  This month we are excited to visit Rusty's on the SM Pier. 

Get all the info and stay up to date at SMSpoke.org and on the event page HERE 

Come join us!

#HBHH #BikeLocalSM #BikeSM #SMSpoke #DrinkLocalSM #EatLocalSM

Thursday
May162019

Bike to Work Day/ #BikeLocalSM Handlebar Happy Hour

Location:  Tiato Kitchen, 2700 Colorado Avenue

5 -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!  During the month of May, we will be having weekly #BikeLocalSM HBHH's in celebration of BIKE MONTH.

Our Happy Hours support local businesses and BuyLocalSM.  Today's #BikeLocalSM HBHH is extra special because it's BIKE TO WORK DAY 2019....and so we wanted to pick one of our favorite venues to cycle to.....Tiato Kitchen + Garden to enjoy the sunset + happy hour.  If you haven't been to their beautiful outdoor patio or tried their delicious food, you're in for a treat.  They'll be offering 10% off the menu for our group (mention "Bike Local SM!"). 

Tiato at Sunset Happy Hour Menu >

Get all the info and stay up to date at SMSpoke.org and on the event page HERE 

Come join us!

#HBHH #BikeLocalSM #BikeSM #SMSpoke #DrinkLocalSM #EatLocalSM

Saturday
Sep072019

Buy Local Health + Fitness Festival

Location:  Reed Park, Lincoln Blvd @ CA Ave

Save the date for our annual Buy Local Health + Fitness Festival.  This event is co-produced by the SM Chamber of Commerce and the City of Santa Monica.  More to come!

Sunday
Sep152019

COAST Open Streets Festival

Save the date!  more to come....