There’s no better place to be during the summer than by the beach, experiencing what Santa Monica, California has to offer. Head to the Southern California coast and enjoy summer events and special offers.

SUMMER EVENTS

Eat | See | Hear Outdoor Movie Series
Dates Vary
Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Blvd
Showtime presents Eat|See|Hear, a summer-long celebration of food, music & movies! Events takes place at Santa Monica High School located at 601 Pico Blvd (entrance on 4th St). Doors open at 5:30pm with live music starting at 7pm and movie at 8:30pm. Admission is $12. Check website for movie lineup.

31st annual Twilight Concert Series
Thursdays, July 9th-September 10th, 7pm
Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier
The Santa Monica Pier presents the 31st Annual Twilight Concert Series every Thursday from July 9th through September 10th, 2014. Concerts are free and run 7pm-10pm. Lineup: July 9th – Morris Day & the Time; July 16th – Real Estate; July 23rd – Cubanismo; July 30th – JD McPherson; August 6th – Australia Rocks the Pier; August 13th – Sister Nancy; August 20th – Ariel Pink; August 27th – Jefferson Starship; September 3rd – Rebirth Brass Band; September 10th – TBA.

Picnic on the Promenade
Fridays, July 10th — August 21st, 12pm — 3pm
1300 block Third Street Promenade (Between Arizona and Santa Monica Blvd)
Escape from the cubicle and enjoy lunch at Downtown Santa Monica’s Picnic on the Promenade. This annual summer series eases locals and Promenade walkers into the weekend every Friday afternoon with live music, classic board games, interactive challenges, and free services from Downtown merchants. Bring a lunch or grab-and-go from one of Downtown’s award-winning eateries and soak in the sun.

Sonic Submarine
August 22nd, 6pm — 11pm
1300 block Third Street Promenade (Between Arizona and Santa Monica Boulevard)
Downtown’s signature electronic music festival Sonic Submarine returns for its second voyage into the funky depths of sound. Rockstar KCRW DJs Garth Trinidad, Raul Campos, and Travis Holcombe will dive deep into their vinyl crates for eclectic hour-long sets. Sonic Submarine pays homage to the Promenade’s roots as a street performer’s paradise where dancing in the streets is an everyday occurrence. Join in on the disco as the sun dips and disappears into the Pacific.

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SEASONAL SPECIALS

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.

Benny’s Tacos
10% VIP discount at Benny’s Tacos. Print or show this to the cashier to redeem. Cannot be combined with any other promotions. Valid on dine-in, take-out and catering August 10-December 31, 2015.

Bombshell Salon
First time clients – enjoy a $45 haircut. Try our salon then get $20 off every time you refer a friend. Valid all summer long.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Run, Forrest, Run to Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. located at the Santa Monica Pier. Come in and try our rockin’ lineup of seasonal items, available for a limited time! Headliners include items like Grilled Seafood Trio and Shrimp Bruschetta, as well as cool new Beer Cocktails and mixed drinks like Rhythm and Booze- Bacardi Limon Rum, Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice and Finest Call Watermelon Puree. With a fun, casual atmosphere, out-of-this-world seafood dishes and a fun drink selection for all ages, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is the hottest ticket this summer.

Charlie Kabob of Santa Monica
Free appetizer or salad with purchase of any Kabob Entrees. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Offer has no cash value. Valid June 15-December 31, 2015.

The Craftsman Bar & Kitchen
Join us at The Craftsman Bar and Kitchen for Tiki Tuesday, featuring totally 80’s dance music with Dj Miss Ninja. Featuring handcrafted Tiki inspired drink specials, Scorpian Punch Bowls, Polynesian Themed Movies, and more. 9pm No Cover.

Daily Grill- Santa Monica
All summer long Daily Grill will be offering our no-fuss Picnic Bags that are the perfect, shareable complement to any casual summer activity. Packed with your favorite Daily Grill dishes and conveniently prepped to grab & go. Daily Grill will be offering a new seasonal lunch menu featuring only the finest tastes of summer. Valid June 15-September 1, 2015.

European Skin and Massage Studio
Summer Special: $65 One-Hour European Facial or $57 One-Hour Swedish Massage. Valid June 22-September 1, 2015.

The Georgian Hotel
Book The Georgian Hotel’s Suite End of Summer Sale between July 1 & July 31 (stay between August 24 & October 30) for up to a 15% discount on Signature & Ocean View Suites. *Subject to availability. Blackout dates and restrictions apply. Valid August 24-October 30, 2015.

Hotel Shangri-la at The Ocean, Santa Monica
Hotel Shangri-La’s new “Have It All – Dinner, Bed, and Breakfast” Package is the perfect summer get-away. Select dinner for two on night of arrival and a traditional full breakfast for two in the morning; all meals are served in the ocean front Dining Room with tax and service included. Life can be perfect, we’ve thought of it all. Valid June 16-September 30, 2015.

Live Language LA
Upon signing up for one-to-one English conversation lessons, you’ll be given an Urth Caffé gift card (valued at $50) that you can use for summer beverages! Valid June 15-September 30, 2015.

Lotus East-West Medical Center
Heal on the 4th! Receive 10% off your initial acupuncture treatment with Clinic Director, Dr. Brendan Armm of Lotus East-West Medical Center, in Santa Monica, California. Our center is the first certified “green business” medical center in Los Angeles. Valid June 18-December 31, 2015.

Mercado
Summer’s here, and so is the time to get your brunch on at Mercado Santa Monica The Santa Monica location is ideal for pre/post beach adventures. Known for its unique and contemporary twist on classic Mexican dishes, Mercado’s brunch menu boasts amazing dishes. Please see below and attached, and let me know if we can work on any relevant summer brunch stories, or segments. Summer brunch menu includes: Chilaquiles Rojos con Huevos – crispy tortillas, salsa roja, two over-easy eggs, queso cotija, crema fresca, cilantro, red onions; Rompope French Toast – telera bread, rompope batter, fresh berries, whipped cream, chile-infused agave syrup; Torta de Carnitas – slow-cooked pork, red leaf lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, queso fresco, chile de arbol aioli, guacamole, potato chips. Chef Partner Jose Acevedo also introduced new dinner items including Lobster Tacos and Tostados de Ceviche.

Pedego Santa Monica
Cool off for the summer on a new Pedego Electric Bike. Mention “Buy Local” and take a cool $195 Off MSRP. Valid 11am-6pm June 19-September 6, 2015.

Sweet Rose Creamery
All August long guests can enjoy Sweet Rose’s seasonally inspired August flavors and treats, available at all three locations. They carry at least 14 flavors in store daily, and all ingredients are now Kosher certified. Some new noteworthy selections include: Rose Geranium with Raspberry Ripple, Mirabelle Ripple with sour cream and apricot jam, Thai Chile lemon cucumber sorbet, Peaches n’ Cream, Basil, and Melon Chiffon, all of which can be purchased as a single scoop ($4), double scoop ($6), or pints to-go($9.50). For something more decadent, patrons can also indulge on Melon Chiffon ice cream sandwiches with housemade vanilla cookies ($4.50).

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