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 and special offers.

* Please note specials below are from Summer 2015. Check back for 2016 offers and events!


Eat | See | Hear Outdoor Movie Series
Dates Vary
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
July 9 to September 10, Thursdays 7pm
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
July 10 to August 21, Fridays 12pm to 3pm
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 22, 6pm to 11pm
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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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 to 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 to 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.

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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to December 31, 2015.

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.

Morgane Le Fay
Morgane Le Fay’s annual sample sale is September 17-25, from 10am to 6pm. The markdown will be at least 70% off retail price. Morgane Le Fay is an American luxury fashion company that designs ready-to-wear, special occasion gowns, and bridal collections. Our philosophy is that fashion can be a healing force that allows the wearer to feel limitless. You may view our current collection on our website.

SOLSTICE Sunglasses
Join us for our friends and family event. Enjoy 25% off full-priced merchandise. Certain restrictions and product exclusions apply. See store associate for details. September 17-22, 2015.

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