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

Entries in City of SM event (4)

Saturday
Aug172019

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

 

Sunday
Aug182019

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!

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!

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.

EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES - Take up the opportunity to be an exhibitor and learn how best to connect your business to the local community.

SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES - Help support our festival while also helping to increase visibility of your business or organization within the community!  It's a win-win.  #BusinessInTheCommunity #SupportLocalSM

 

Sunday
Sep152019

Santa Monica's 4th Annual COAST Open Streets Event

10am – 4pm

Location:  Main Street, Ocean Avenue (from Wilshire Blvd to CO Ave), CO Esplanade + SM Pier

This year’s COAST invites everyone to handmake or decorate real or imaginary people-powered devices and showcase them at the event.   On September 15, everyone is invited to this free city celebration of a more people-powered and sustainable Santa Monica where they can showcase their favorite real or imaginary car-free way of getting around. In addition to the two miles of car-free streets filled with roaming musicians, hands-on activities and an assortment of participatory classes, the event will be a pageant of attendees’ creativity.

Free, artist-led workshops in early September will provide inspiration and materials to create and decorate costumes, conveyances, walking pieces or devices (check event website starting in late July for workshop dates + locations).  People are also welcomed to decorate on their own or collaborate with friends, family and neighbors to create a larger than life moving installation that will be featured the day of the event. Attendees will bring, wear, or ride their creations to the streets on event day, where there will be opportunities to win prizes for creativity and innovation.   santamonica.gov/coast

PLEASE NOTE:  THERE WILL NOT BE EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES @ COAST THIS YEAR BUT WE ARE COLLECTING "BUY LOCAL @ COAST" BUSINESS SPECIALS TO HELP PROMOTE YOU DURING THE FESTIVAL.  TO SUBMIT A SPECIAL, CLICK HERE:  http://www.buylocalsantamonica.com/coast2019/ (Deadline to submit is Sept 9th!)