When to Visit Santa Monica

Santa Monica is a popular tourist destination to visit year-round due to its moderate climate and location within Southern California.  Picking the best time to visit Santa Monica is up to the visitor.

Use the charts below to see the popularity, price, events and weather in Santa Monica during a specific month.

Popularity - A gauge (1-5) of how popular Santa Monica is during the month (based on hotel occupancy and Google search data).

Price - An average of hotel rates and availability of deals.

Events - Major events that could impact crowds or hotel availability.

Weather - The weather you can expect on a typical day.

Popularity
Price
Events
Weather
 [3] Average Price: $$
Deal availability: A lot
dineL.A.'s Restaurant Week party-sunnyH/64
L/50
Rain/3 inches
February
 [3] Average Price: $$
Deal availability: A lot
Academy Awards
LA Marathon
party-sunnyH/63
L/51
Rain/3 inches
March
 [4] Average Price: $$$
Deal availability: Some
Spring Break party-sunnyH/62
L/52
Rain/3 inches
April
 [3] Average Price: $$
Deal availability: Some
Spring Break sunnyH/63
L/54
Rain/1 inches
May
 [4] Average Price: $$$
Deal availability: Few
sunnyH/64
L/56
Rain/ <1 inches
June
 [4] Average Price: $$$
Deal availability: Few
LA Gay Pride
Summer Break
sunnyH/66
L/59
Rain/ <1 inches
July
 [5] Average Price: $$$$
Deal availability: Few
Fourth of July
Summer Break
sunnyH/69
L/62
Rain/ <1 inches
August
 [5] Average Price: $$$$
Deal availability: Few
 Summer Break sunnyH/70
L/63
Rain/ <1 inches
September
 [3] Average Price: $$$
Deal availability: Some
sunnyH/71
L/63
Rain/ <1 inches
October
 [3] Average Price: $$
Deal availability: Some
Abbot Kinney Festival party-sunnyH/70
L/59
Rain/3 inches
November
 [2] Average Price: $$
Deal availability: A lot
 American Film Market sunnyH/67
L/54
Rain/1 inches
December
 [3] Average Price: $$
Deal availability: Some
Christmas Break
New Year’s Eve
party-sunnyH/65
L/51
Rain/2 inches
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