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 Downtown SM (3)

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

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!)

 

Wednesday
Sep252019

Sustainable Works Eco Star Awards Celebration

6:30-9 p.m.

Location:  Capital One Cafe, 401 Broadway

Celebrate achievements of local leaders making valuable contributions to sustainability in our communities,.  This year's Eco Star Honoress are Julia Jaye Poysin of Steel Straws , Mike Sullivan of LA Car Guy and Sony Pictures A Greener World.  

ENJOY a choice of fare made from locally sourced organic ingredients prepared by Uplifters Kitchen. Complimentary beer, wine and refreshing beverages.

SUPPORT Sustainable Works and its mission to educate and inspire students, residents and businesses to make sustainable decisions and build more resilient and flourishing communities.  To purchase a ticket or be a sponsor:  https://sustainableworks.networkforgood.com/events/13484-sustainable-works-2019-eco-star-awards