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

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Saturday
Sep072019

Buy Local Health + Fitness Festival

Location:  Reed Park (Lincoln Blvd @ Wilshire/California Avenue)

11am - 4 pm

This free community event, co-produced by the SM Chamber of Commerce + 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  to promote a healthy and happy lifestyle for the entire Santa Monica Community.  Local 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!

Some highlights this year include the SAMOHI Marching Band kicking off the festival at 11 a.m., free dance/workout/yoga demonstrations throughout the day at the Buy Local Stage, a Health Zone featuring mini workshops for seniors on maximizing brain health and fun games for kids, an artist-led workshop to decorate your heads and helmets to prepare for COAST, free Bike Local bags with a decoration booth for kids of all ages and the popular UCLA People -Animal Connection therapy dogs.  The SMC Emeritus Gospel Choir will help us bring down the festival with the final performance at 3:30 pm. 

VIEW THE BUY LOCAL HEALTH + FITNESS FESTIVAL STAGE SCHEDULE

FOR MORE INFO ON THE FESTIVAL'S "HEATLH ZONE" INCL. FREE HEALTH SERVICES, EXERCISE DEMO'S + GIVEAWAYS, CLICK HERE

VIEW THE BUY LOCAL FESTIVAL 2019 EXHIBITOR LIST (as of 8/31)

This year we are pleased to be partnering again with the Santa Monica Classic and Santa Monica Education Foundation, along with UCLA Health SM, Kaiser Permanente, Providence St John's Health Center + Cedars Sinai.  For more info >