Spring has sprung in Santa Monica! What better time to plan that Spring Break or Summer getaway to the beach? While in town, check out fun seasonal events, Mother’s Day dining and spring-inspired discounts.

SPRING-INSPIRED EVENTS

Rusty’s Emerging Artist Competition
April 9-June 25, 7pm-Close
Rusty’s Surf Ranch, 256 Santa Monica Pier
An annual Spring tradition on the Pier, Rusty’s Emerging Artist Competition returns to the popular restaurant/nightclub the first Thursday after Easter. Twenty bands vie for an opening spot in the Pier’s prestigious Twilight Concert Series. First round competition takes place Thursdays April 9 – May 7; Semi-Finals May 21 and 28; Finals June 25. Enjoy our Spring food and drink specials each Thursday during the competition. $5 Cocktail Special, $5 Quesadilla, $4 Budweiser or Bud Light drafts. Spring Specials valid each Thursday night during the Emerging Artist Competition. Not valid with other discounts.

Monaco Grand Prix at Coast
May 24th
Coast at Shutters on the Beach, 1 Pico Blvd
The excitement of the most difficult circuit in the Formula 1 World Championship – The Grand Prix of Monaco – takes off on the Coast Beach Café patio Sunday, May 24! Specialty brunch menu also available for $45 per person or $65 per person with champagne.

2nd Annual MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street
May 24th, 3-8pm
Main Street
Come out for a foodie take on the classic board game Memorial Day weekend! MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street event will showcase the best restaurants and businesses on Santa Monica’s Main Street to raise funds for Summer SOULstice and Heal the Bay through a fun event mirroring the classic board game. Attendees will receive 20 “Mainopoly” dollars for 20 tastings at each participating location (one for each). Come out, have fun and wear your best “Monopoly”-inspired costume!

Pedal on the Pier
May 31st, 9:30am-4pm
Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier
Pedal on the Pier is an annual event where individuals and companies ride 100+ stationary bikes in order to raise money and send underprivileged children to summer camp. Have the opportunity to bike for a cause while staring out at the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the riding will being at 11:00 a.m. and will end around 4:00 p.m.

Modern Times Beer Dinner at Daily Grill
June 3rd, 7pm
Daily Grill Santa Monica, 2501 Colorado Ave
Join us at Daily Grill for a 4-course dinner paired with Modern Times Beer.

2015 Tommy Bahama Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival
June 6th, 7:30am – 5:30pm
Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier
Come join us on Saturday, June 6 for the 6th annual Tommy Bahama Pier Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival at the Santa Monica Pier. Every year the event draws hundreds of competitors and thousands of spectators. It is an all-day event that showcases an exciting array of races from paddleboard to dory races to a rigorous ocean swim, all featuring the top competitors from around the world. The event is free for spectators and fun for the whole family. Besides the races, there will be beach games and races for the kids, a lifeguard and surf history pop-up museum – plus live music and hula dancers performing throughout the day. Tommy Bahama will also bring back their signature lounge tent and 21 and over rum bar. Come celebrate decades of surf, paddleboard and lifeguard history.

2015 Main Street Summer SOULstice
June 28th, 1-7pm
Main Street
Our annual Summer SOULstice will return on June 28th in partnership with Heal The Bay, a non-profit environmental group. Event will feature free live music and kids activities as well as sidewalk sales, dining and shopping!

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SPRING SPECIALS

Adamm’s Stained Glass & Gallery
$50 gift card with a $200 purchase from the gallery. Gift card valid for 60 days. Valid May 1-16, 2015.

Azure Aveda Salon
Package #1: Pamper yourself with a deep conditioning Botanical Hair Therapy Treatment, an exfoliating Glow Express Facial, and a Blowout for $75 ($105 value)! Package #2: Enhance your natural beauty with a Glossing Shine Treatment, a Haircut, and a Blowout for $85 ($110 value)! Valid May 1-31, 2015.

Bar Pintxo
Enjoy our 3-course brunch and lunch everyday for $15! Please visit www.barpintxo.com for the menu. Sit on our patio with ocean views and enjoy a selection of tapas for only $15, the best deal in Santa Monica! Valid March 12-August 21, 2015.

Del Frisco’s Grille Santa Monica
Avoid construction and let Del Frisco’s Grille take you to lunch with Santa Monica Free Ride. Get a free ride along with a complimentary appetizer (with purchase), available Monday-Friday from 12- 2 p.m. In order to book the free ride vehicle, text 310-895-9204 15 minutes in advance and you will be picked up from your location and dropped off in front of the restaurant. The Santa Monica Free Ride will offer pick ups between Wilshire Blvd. and Pico Blvd. and 7th Street to Ocean Ave. Valid April 7-May 31, 2015.

Hotel Shangri-la’s Dining Room
Spring Special Moments and Celebrations Offer at Hotel Shangri-la at The Ocean in Santa Monica: for life’s milestones, the Special Moments and Celebrations package includes an overnight deluxe ocean view room, dinner with complimentary wine for two in The Dining Room, and valet parking. The package starts at $625.00 inclusive for two guests per night. Valid March 18-June 30, 2015.

Jigsaw Santa Monica
Free gift with any purchase. Valid while supplies lasts.

La Monarca Bakery
Cakes for a Cause: La Monarca Bakery gives proceeds from cake sales to the EcoLife Foundation’s Monarch Butterfly Project! Valid April 15-May 15, 2015.

Live Language Los Angeles
Join me for one-to-one English conversation lessons in beautiful venues throughout Santa Monica. Receive a 10% discount on personalized ESL English conversation lesson packages plus a splendid gift bag valued at $50. Valid April 8-May 27, 2015.

Oceana Beach Club Hotel
Upgrade at the time of booking for stays during the dates of May 1-9,2015. Must be booked via calling or emailing our Senior Sales Manager, Elly Spyres, at espyres@oceanabeachclubhotel.com.

Pedal…Or Not
Free Photo Memories Package ($30 value) when you book a Pedal or Not Electric Bike Tour. Do something for Mom – take her on a ride. Valid March 21-June 19, 2015.

Pedego Santa Monica
Spring into the season on your new Pedego Electric Bike. Say, “Buy Local” and we will take $195 off the purchase of a new Pedego Electric Bicycle. Valid April 4-June 30, 2015.

Santa Monica Tickets
5% off all orders of $200 or more in-store only. Valid April 1-June 30, 2015.

Seasons 52
Join Seasons 52 for the Spring Menu and receive a complimentary Mini Indulgence when you mention this ad. Valid March 24-May 31, 2015.

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