Stay informated about the 405 freeway closure and plan your weekend travel accordingly. Join us beachside where you can stay and play like a local and avoid a traffic headache.

405 Freeway Closure -
Stay Local & Play Local!

The 405 through the Sepulveda Pass will be closed in both directions the weekend of September 29-30, 2012. What better time to stay and play local than during 405 freeway delays and closures? Enjoy alternative ways to explore Santa Monica including a look at its arts & culture scene, self-guided bike tours, sample itineraries for things to do in town and local special offers - minus the 405! 

For up-to-date information regarding 405 freeway closures and detours, please visit www.metro.net/projects/I-405. Find FAQs for Santa Monica residents and businesses at www.smgov.net/405

405 Specials & Discounts

Skip the traffic and stay and play local for the weekend with specials and discounts offered throughout Santa Monica during the 405 closures.


Get in touch with your artistic side and make it an ARTmageddon weekend. Walk, bike and bus to Santa Monica and explore the amazing arts scene this beachside community has to offer.

Self-Guided Bike Tours through santa monica

Sample Itineraries while in town

  • Be a Family: Kids sure have a lot of energy and Santa Monica is the perfect place for them to use it all!
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  • Be a Celebrity: Spend the day in the lap of luxury, just like the celebrities do. Whether they come to visit or they live up the street, many celebrities choose to spend time in Santa Monica for its ocean views, innovative cuisine and amazing shopping. Read More

  • Be a Local: One of the best places to run into local residents, chefs and foodies is at one of Santa Monica’s four weekly farmer’s markets, where you can find amazing produce, flowers, cheeses, meats, fish and crafts. Read More