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

SPRING-INSPIRED EVENTS

Peter Rabbit Day
April 15
Join the Santa Monica Jaycees for the 25th Annual Peter Rabbit Day at Douglas Park on Saturday, April 15th! This free community event is a fun tradition for the entire family! Join the junior chamber young professionals for egg hunting, face painting, egg dyeing, sack races, spring gardening & more, including appearances by Peter Rabbit and local law enforcement.

Earth Day 2017 at Santa Monica Pier
April 15 and 22
For Heal the Bay, every day is Earth Day, but in honor of the 47th annual worldwide observance on April 22, we’ll celebrate for a solid week this year. From 10am to 12pm, Heal the Bay will hold “Nothin’ but Sand” clean-up on Saturday, April 15, runs from 10 am to 12 pm on the north side of the Santa Monica Pier. On Saturday, April 22, the Aquarium’s regular hours of 12:30 to 5 p.m. will be chock full of eco-friendly activities. And thanks to sponsor The Albright restaurant on the Santa Monica Pier – admission will be free that day as well. Make a biodegradable planter, enjoy a special Earth Day story time at 2 p.m. followed by a live animal presentation, and check out local wildlife at the Aquarium-staffed observation station from 1 to 4pm at the west end of the Pier.

Bugs Bunnies Cartoon Classics
April 16
It’s rabbit season! Celebrate spring with a thoroughly jolly, rabbit-filled family matinee of classic Warner Bros at Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. Free Easter candy for all kids in attendance!

Easter at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
April 16
Chef Zach Dallessandro’s presents his locally inspired brunch menu this Easter. Afterwards, enjoy the soulful sounds of Dylan Chambers in BarBelle or take the kids to say hello to our very own Easter Bunny. Brunch service on April 16th, 2017 from 11am to 3pm. For more information and reservations, please call (310) 576-3180.

The Broad Stage Presents: Abraham.In.Motion
May 5 & 6
MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham brings his vibrant dance company Abraham.In.Motion to The Broad Stage on Cinco de Mayo. Born into hip-hop culture in the late 1970s and grounded in Abraham’s artistic upbringing in classical cello, piano, and the visual arts, the company transforms each stage they grace with deep explorations of sound, human behavior, and all things visual. Program to feature the California premieres of Quiet Dance and Absent Matter. Program to feature the California premieres of Quiet Dance and Absent Matter. For tickets, please click here.

Mother’s Day Magic at Magicopolis
May 14
See our critically acclaimed show, Escape Reality! Featuring optical illusions, levitation, mind reading, disappearances and a nail-biting Houdini-inspired escape. Celebration includes: champagne/sparkling cider toast, a souvenir bag of tricks, a magic class and more surprises.

Westside Comedy Mother’s Day Show
May 14
Take your Mom and the whole family to an evening of comedy with the world-renowned touring improv troupe Mission IMPROVable. The performers will take a suggestion from the audience and then provide the laughs. Hors d’oeuvre are included from Maggiano’s Italian Restaurant and there will be beer and wine available for purchase. Ages 18 and over. Use the promo code “SantaMonica5” to receive $5 off your ticket price.

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SPRING SPECIALS

The Albright
This March, The Albright will be offering their Spring Family Special, where kids 12 and under eat free on Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 4pm to 7pm with the purchase of an adult entrée. Valid March 1-31, 2017

Arthur Murray
Take advantage of Arthur Murray’s Spring Dance Special: Two personal sessions, one group class and one practice session all for just $45. One per person or couple. Offer is redeemable for new students only. Valid March 2-April 28, 2017

Arts and Letters
Take 10% off your total purchase. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Valid March 14-April 30, 2017

Aqua Surf School
Get $75 off the Spring Break Camp. Call Aqua Surf at (310) 902-7737 and mention SMTT for your discount. Visit www.aquasurf.com/surf-camps for more information on surf camps for the season. Valid April 3-14, 2017

Azure Aveda Salon
Enjoy a $120 color retouch and cut special at Azure Aveda Salon. For first time customers only. Includes AVEDA rituals and blow-dry. Aveda hair color is up to 99% naturally derived using plant power. Please mention special when booking. For one process color only. Flat or curling iron can be provided at an additional charge. Call us at (310) 393-7888 or book online at www.azuresalon.com. Valid March 1-September 1, 2017

Benny’s Tacos & Chicken Rotisserie
Take 10% off your food order (dine-in or take-out only) when you mention this offer to the cashier. Not offered with delivery, catering, and other specials or promotions. Valid April 3-June 30, 2017

BOA Steakhouse
BOA Steakhouse recently launched a new selection of playful, globally-inspired burgers on their lunch menu, including a Tuna & Ramen Burger, K-Town burger, and Short Rib Sloppy Joe Patty Melt. The restaurant also added all new dishes to its happy hour menu, offered Monday to Friday from 5-7pm. Valid March 17-June 1, 2017

Cabo Cantina
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Weekend Fiesta at Cabo Cantina! All Drinks 2-for-1 during Happy Hour from 4 to 8pm, and late night from 10:30pm to 12:30am. On Friday, May 5th,  99 cent Coronitas will be served until we run out, so arrive early! Valid May 4-7, 2017

Courtyard by Marriott Santa Monica
Celebrate Mom with a Starbucks drink on us! Hotel guests of Courtyard by Marriott Santa Monica will receive a complimentary drink gift certificate for our Waterman’s Café for Mom to enjoy on Mother’s Day weekend. One per room. Valid for May 13-14 arrivals only

Diana Ralys Skin Health
Join us at any point in the day 12-7pm to enjoy free classes (must sign up beforehand) and free demo classes, workshops and more! There will also be special discounts all day and as well giveaways. For more information, email Kristina at Kristina.skinhealth@gmail.com. Valid only on March 26, 2017

ETON
Enjoy 10% off on all your purchases. Valid March 1-April 15, 2017

FIG Restaurant
Enjoy Chef Yousef Ghalaini’s seasonally inspired à la carte brunch menu this Easter. Following brunch, kids are invited to a complimentary Easter Egg hunt in the Miramar Gardens at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. Two hunts will take place – the first at 11am (kids 4 and under) and the second at 11:30am (kids 5 and older). For reservations, please call (310) 319-3111. Valid only on April 16, 2017

Herringbone Santa Monica
Take a trip to Herringbone Santa Monica this Easter Sunday, April 16 to enjoy bottomless Rosé with the special offerings and a touch of sea air! Since we know everyone loves their Herringbone favorites like the Sticky Bun and Lobster Scramble, Executive Chef Brian Manoto has created two Easter specials to accompany our weekend brunch menu. First up, the Rack of Lamb with a pistachio and lavender crust leisurely laid on a beet pomme puree with pickled onions and roasted heirloom carrots. Isn’t that just lovely? For those looking for something a bit lighter, try our Arctic Char with grilled endives, toasted almonds and a blood orange beurre blanc.

Hugo Boss
Receive 10% discount on all your purchases. Valid March 1-April 15, 2017

Jack’s Jewelers
Jack’s Jewelers is celebrating its 35th Anniversary Sale with 35%-60% off throughout the store. Valid March 1-May 31, 2017

Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern
Join us every Monday from 3pm-closing and get any burger and a draft beer for only $14. Additionally, join us for Happy Hour every weekday from 3pm to 6pm and enjoy the best, cravable dishes, flatbreads, drinks and beer in town! Don’t forget to sign up today for our JFAT Eclub here and get $10 off your next visit. Valid January 1, 2017-December 31, 2018

Maré Santa Monica
Starting March 23rd, Maré Santa Monica will be presenting a Happy Hour from 5-7pm every day (including weekends) featuring 50% off specialty cocktails and sangria, exclusive bar bites menu, as well as specials. Full dining room seating available. Valid March 23-December 31, 2017

Paint:Lab
Book Paint:Lab’s Spring Break Camp by March 15 to receive 15% off ($55 per session). For more information on classes, please contact (310) 450-9200. Valid April 3-14, 2017

Palihouse Santa Monica
Stay for 4 nights and save 15%; Stay for 8 nights and save 20%! Rates are prepaid, non-refundable with 30-day advance purchase. Blackout dates apply. For more information, please call (310) 394-1279. Valid March 2-December 31, 2017

Pinkberry
Sample Pinkberry’s (Third Street Promenade location) brand new seasonal frozen yogurt flavor: Meyer Lemon! Shaken Yogurt Lemonade will also be available. Valid March 1-April 25, 2017

Santa Monica Place
Show your out-of-town driver’s license, passport or hotel room key to the Santa Monica Place Concierge to receive your complimentary Visitor Rewards valued at $750 in special savings and offers at participating stores and restaurants. Valid March 3-May 31, 2017

Santa Monica Tickets
Take 5% off on all orders over $100. New customers and in-store purchases only. Valid March 1-December 31, 2017

Shore Hotel
Shore Hotel offers free room upgrade to middle seat flyers who show proof of a middle seat on any arriving flight into Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will receive a complimentary one room category (consist of Pool View, Garden View, City View, Partial Ocean View, Ocean View, and Ocean View Premier; Suite categories include King Suite and Junior Suite) upgrade when checking into Shore Hotel between March 1 and May 26, 2017. Subject to availability. Reservations can be made online at www.ShoreHotel.com or by calling (310) 458-1515. Guests must have a pre-existing booking with Shore Hotel and have been booked on a middle seat in coach class. Room category upgrades are valued at $90 and are subject to availability. Valid March 1-May 26, 2017

Upper West
Upper West is offering half-priced bottles of wine every Tuesday night. Valid March 2-August 31, 2017

Ye Olde King’s Head
Celebrate British Pie Week with 20% off meat pies in our bakery and in the restaurant. Valid March 6-13, 2017

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