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
Jul132019

Meet Me at Reed

Saturdays, 5- 7 pm

Location:  Reed Park, 1133 7th Street

Santa Monica’s summer outdoor cultural and recreational program returns with free Saturday events throughout June and July. Bring picnic blankets, lawn chairs, and food, or enjoy rotating food trucks throughout the season.  Free Admission.   To view the weekly lineup: www.santamonica.gov/arts/meet-me-at-reed

 

Thursday
Jul182019

Movie Night @ VAP: Black Panther

Location:  Virginia Avenue Park (Pico Blvd @ Cloverfield)

7:30 pm

Pre-Show - 7:30 p.m.| Movie - 8:15 p.m.|  FREE ADMISSION | Family Fun For All! Come out and enjoy the movie in the park, bring a blanket and enjoy FREE popcorn provided by the Pico Improvement Organization.

Saturday
Jul202019

Master Gardeners at the Pico Farmers Market (monthly - 3rd Saturdays)

Location:  Pico Farmers Market @ Virginia Avenue Park (Pico @ Cloverfield)

9:30am- 12 noon

Master Gardeners provide free gardening tips, solutions to gardening problems, seeds and seedlings as well as their technical expertise based on the Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program which provides intense gardening training emphasizing organic gardening and covers vegetables, fruits, flowers, shrubs, trees, soils, composting, pests and harvesting.

The Master Gardeners of Los Angeles visit the Pico Farmers Market on the third Saturday of each month 9:30 am - Noon.

Saturday
Jul202019

Montana Avenue ARTWALK

Location:  Montana Avenue (6th-17th Streets)

10am - 7pm

 Local artists, music, activities, #BuyLocalSM + #EatLocalSM opportunities + more! 

 

Wednesday
Jul312019

Bike Local SM Handlebar Happy Hour (monthly)

 Location:  Main Street (TBC)

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.  For more info SMSpoke.org  Come join us!

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

Sunday
Aug042019

Jazz on the Lawn Concerts

Sundays, August 4, 11, 18, 25

Location:  Gandara Park, Stewart St @ Exposition

5 - 7 PM

Save the date!  The City of Santa Monica's 14th annual Jazz on the Lawn summer concert series presents lively, family-friendly concerts for all to dance, picnic, relax and enjoy live music along with rotating food trucks.  Stay tuned for more info!

Wednesday
Aug072019

Santa Monica Business Resilience Forum

11:30pm - 1:30pm

Location:  Santa Monica Civic Auditorium - East Wing, 1855 Main Street, 90401

Santa Monica business leaders are invited to attend a lunchtime forum to educate local business and organizations on the hazards that exist in Santa Monica and steps that can be taken today to have  a resilient business in times of disaster. Sponsored by Optimum Seismic in partnership with the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl's Office, and Santa Monica OEM.  To RSVP > click here. 

Thursday
Aug082019

Shakespeare by the Sea - The Comedy of Errors

7pm

Location:  Virginia Avenue Park (Pico Blvd @ Cloverfield)

Hosted by the City of Santa Monica + Virginia Avenue Park with support provided by the Pico Improvement Organization. 

https://www.shakespearebythesea.org/wp/santamonica/

Wednesday
Aug212019

Twilight on the Pier

Wednesdays - August 21 + 28, September 4, 11, 18 + 25

7 - 10 pm

Location:  SM Pier

Twilight on the Pier is the free weekly music festival as iconic as the Pier itself. Now in it’s 35th consecutive year, Twilight continues the long-standing tradition of celebrating emerging and established artists and sounds from around the world. Featuring art, an all new comedy stage, eats, wine and beer garden, games and interactive activations. 

To view the weekly concert lineup:  https://santamonicapier.org/twilight/

Thursday
Aug292019

Bike Local SM Handlebar Happy Hour (monthly)

 Location:  Heroic Deli + Winebar, 516 Santa Monica 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're excited to visit one of our newest #BuyLocalSM business members - Heroic Deli + check out ther new happy hour menu.  For more info SMSpoke.org  Come join us!

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