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

SUMMER EVENTS

4th Annual MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street
May 28
MAINopoly: A Taste of Main Street Returns Memorial Day Weekend May 28! Pass GO and head to the 4th Annual MAINopoly: A Taste of Main Street, which returns Memorial Day weekend on Sunday, May 28 from 3-8 p.m. at the popular Santa Monica street’s best eateries to raise funds for Summer SOULstice and Heal the Bay. MAINopoly is a fun, interactive community event that mirrors the classic board game, and gives participants a culinary walking tour of Main Street’s finest restaurants, juiceries, ice cream stores, coffee shops and more.

Pedal on the Pier
June 4
Cycle for a cause at the Harold Robinson Foundation’s 7th annual Pedal on the Pier fundraiser on Sunday, June 4 from 9am to 4pm, raising funds for Los Angeles’ underserved youth to attend Camp Ubuntu. Pedal on the Pier is an energetic outdoor cycling event that will feature more than 100 teams riding on stationary bikes to raise this year’s goal of $1,000,000. Join us for live musical performances, DJs, celebrity guests, food and drinks from local restaurants, influential brands and more. For more information and to sign up for a team, visit www.pedalonthepier.org.

7th Annual Pier Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival
June 10
Come join us on Saturday, June 10th for the 7th annual Pier Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival at the Santa Monica Pier. The event is free for spectators and fun for the whole family. Watch as top athletes from across the nation compete in stand-up paddleboard, prone paddleboard, dory, and swim races at the iconic Santa Monica Pier. The ocean festival takes over the deck of the Santa Monica Pier with live music, a beer garden, Polynesian dancing, a beach volleyball showcase, delicious food, and a one of-a-kind surf history museum.

Twilight Concerts at Santa Monica Pier
June 22-August 17
LA’s favorite Summer tradition and premier outdoor concert series, the 33rd annual Twilight Concerts at the Pier, returns Thursday, June 22nd presented by Snapchat! Come catch the best contemporary and classic music with the most amazing views in Southern California. See the full lineup here.

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HOTEL DEALS

Palihouse Santa Monica
Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast served in the lobby on Saturdays and Sundays. Valid June 18-December 31, 2016, 7 to 10:30am.

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SUMMER SPECIALS

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

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

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

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

Benny’s Tacos and Chicken Rotisserie
Take 10% off your food order (dine-in or take-out only) when you mention “BENNY’S DEAL” at the cashier. Not offered with delivery, catering, and other specials or promotions. Valid July 22-September 30, 2016.

Bloomingdale’s
Enjoy a 10% off visitor savings certificate when you present your ID at Forty Carrots, Level 2 (see certificate in-store for details and restrictions).Valid June 2-December 31, 2016.

Bowlmor Santa Monica
Bring the entire family at Bowlmor and take advantage of the The Family Bowl Package, which includes two hours of bowling, shoes, two food choices of the following: Chicken Tenders, Cheese Pizza and Hot Dogs; one Side choice of the following: tater tots or french fries (soft drinks and juice included), and a $5 Gift Card for each guest. Valid July 4-September 7, 2016.

Charlie Kabob
Free appetizers or salads with the purchase of any Kabob Entrees. Valid June 1-September 30, 2016.

Haunted Santa Monica Ghost Tours
Get $5 off our walking ghost tour! Use promo code: GHOST. Valid July 4-September 1, 2016, 7 to 9pm. In addition, sign up for a Foodie Tour, where you will be sampling delicious tapas-style offerings from local restaurants while walking near the picturesque Santa Monica pier, or a Chocolate & Cheese Tour to try very delicious and unique expressions of chocolate and cheese. Beverages are not included but you may purchase them separately. Valid June 17-September 30, 2016.

Joy Ride Santa Monica Tours
Hop on one of our customized beach cruisers and take in all the sights and main attractions in Santa Monica and Venice with a reduced price of $60. After the tour, grab a beach chair and an umbrella and spend the day with us. You’ll get access to all our water and land sports equipment. We have boogie boards, footballs, soccer balls, beach volleyballs, frisbees, and for the little ones we have kites and even sand castle shovels and pails. Valid June 11-September 25, 2016, 11am to 5pm.

Locanda del Lago
Locanda del Lago celebrates Locals’ Monday – locals receive 15% discount on food Happy Tuesday… not just an hour (no corkage charge)! There will be Happy Hour all night long at the bar. Help Locanda del Lago support “Meatless Monday” movement by steering clear of all beef and beef by-products for the day. Enjoy Wine Wednesday with half-priced select bottled wines. Thirsty Thursday offers market-driven cocktail carafes for $20 and pizzas for $8. Also, check out the Silicon Beach Lunch, a speedy two-course menu ($16 & $19). Valid June 1-September 5, 2016, Monday till Saturday.

Obica
Hey Kids! Pizza (and everything else on the Kids Menu) is free for you every Sunday! Also, every week, Obica will have a special lunch menu starting at $10. Vegetarian options are also available. Don’t forget Wine Thursday at Obica – perfect for discovering your new favorite Italian wine. All bottles at 50% off on Thursday night. Valid June 15-September 30, 2016.

Paint:Lab Summer Camp
Let your kids’ inner artist shine through this summer! Enroll them in at Paint:Lab’s Summer Art Camp session (for children ages 6-12 years old). Valid Monday through Friday; half days 9am-noon or 1-4pm; full days 9am-4pm. June 13-September 9, 2016.

Pedego Santa Monica
Pedego Santa Monica is offering $195 Off MSRP on any Pedego Electric Bicycle this summer. Valid June 21-September 6, 2016, 11am to 6pm.

Pizza Antica
Enjoy 1/2 off all bottles of wine every Tuesday, all day. Valid June 7-September 6, 2016. There will also be bottomless mimosas with brunch. Valid Saturdays and Sundays, 11am to 3pm. June 4-September 4, 2016.

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