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Celebrate the arrival of Spring in Santa Monica! Enjoy a variety of spring specials and events offered by local Santa Monica businesses.

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Spring Specials in Santa Monica


Spring has sprung in Santa Monica! What better time to plan that Spring Break or Summer getaway to the beach? While in town, check out fun seasonal events, Easter dining, Cinco de Mayo festivities, Mother's Day dining and spring-inspired discounts.


Spring-Inspired Events


Brew Tuesday at Border Grill

March 31st, 6pm-8pm
Border Grill, 1445 4th St

Join us for Brew Tuesday featuring Border Grill bites and Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits pairings!

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Easter Events and Dining


CAST at Viceroy Santa Monica

1819 Ocean Ave | (310) 266-7511
Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet within CAST restaurant and patio at Viceroy Santa Monica $70 per person and $30 per child.

Catch at Hotel Casa del Mar

1910 Ocean Way | (310) 581-7714
Three-course prix-fixe dinner menu including choice of appetizer, entree and dessert. Entree options include prime rib, duo of lamb, roasted salmon, Maine lobster and jidori chicken. $90 per person.

One Pico at Shutters on the Beach

1 Pico Blvd | (310) 587-1717
Three-course prix-fixe dinner menu including choice of appetizer, entree and dessert. Entree options include organic chicken breast, poached halibut, lamb chops, mushroom risotto and grilled filet mignon. $90 per person.

The Dining Room at Hotel Shangri-la at the Ocean

1301 Ocean Ave | (310) 394-2791
Easter Sunday Brunch at Santa Monica’s Hotel Shangri-la at The Ocean, a Perfect Pairing In Santa Monica at the Hotel Shangri-la at The Ocean, hearty appetites are welcome at the lavish Easter Sunday brunch. Executive Chef Kareem Shaw creates an exceptional buffet presentation that is served in iconic Southern California style – oceanfront inside The Dining Room, outside in the lush garden Courtyard, or in exclusive poolside cabanas. Surrounded by coastal breezes, attentive service and countless selections prepared with signature Shangri-la flair, diners can indulge their passion for culinary excellence and casual seaside ambiance made memorable by the soft sounds of the jazz ensemble.

Pizza Antica

395 Santa Monica Place, Suite 304 | (310) 394-4080
Easter Brunch with bottomless mimosas! Kids items too. Valid April 5, 2015.

Santa Monica Playhouse

1211 4th St | (310) 394-9779
Easter Weekend Enchanted Fairytale Interactive Theatre for Kids 4 to 10 and their grown-ups - story-telling, sing-a-longs, crafts, face painting, acting out a fairytale, complimentary refreshments and special surprises! General admission: $15 for kids and $5 for adults. Spring Special just for you - $2.50 off each child's ticket! Use code EDISC online or on the phone to get your discount. Valid April 4-5, 2015. 

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Cinco de Mayo Festivities


Cabo Cantina

1240 3rd Street Promenade | (310) 393-5755
Cinco de Mayo weekend fiesta! All drinks 2-for-1 prices 4-8pm. 99 cent coronitas until we run out! Restrictions apply. Prices are subject to tax.

Pizza Antica

395 Santa Monica Place, Suite 304 | (310) 394-4080
Half off all bottles of wine, all day long! Valid May 5, 2015.

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Mother's Day Dining


Pizza Antica

395 Santa Monica Place, Suite 304 | (310) 394-4080
Mother's Day Brunch with bottomless mimosas, and kids items too! Valid May 10, 2015.

Santa Monica Playhouse

1211 4th St | (310) 394-9779
Mother's Day Special: All moms (that includes grandmas, of course) get in free to the internationally acclaimed Family Theatre musical comedy Dorothy's Adventures in OZ. General admission: $15 for adults; $12.50 for kids 12 and under. Discount only available over the phone - call the Playhouse Box Office and mention code FREEMOM. May 10, 2015.

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Spring Specials


Bar Pintxo

109 Santa Monica Blvd | (310) 458-2012
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.

Cabo Cantina

1240 3rd Street Promenade | (310) 393-5755
We are your March Mayhem headquarters! Enjoy food and drink specials during each game! Restrictions apply. Prices are subject to tax.

Hotel Shangri-la's Dining Room

1301 Ocean Ave | (310) 394-2791
Spring Special Moments and Celebrations Offer at Hotel Shangri-la at The Ocean in Santa Monica: for life's milestones, the Special Moments and Celebrations package includes an overnight deluxe ocean view room, dinner with complimentary wine for two in The Dining Room, and valet parking. The package starts at $625.00 inclusive for two guests per night. Valid March 18-June 30, 2015.

Inner Light Manual Therapy

1137 2nd St, Suite 117 | (310) 924-1920
Spring back to life, or put a little in your step! Save 20% on three sessions of structural bodywork at Inner Light Manual Therapy of Santa Monica. We offer a unique form of manual therapy designed to improve your whole body, feel lighter, breathe deeper, move with ease. Call today. Valid March 16-21, 2015.

Jigsaw Santa Monica

1409 Montana Ave | (310) 271-7988
Free gift with any purchase. Valid while supplies lasts.

La Monarca Bakery

1300 Wilshire Blvd | (310) 451-1114
Cakes for a Cause: La Monarca Bakery gives proceeds from cake sales to the EcoLife Foundation's Monarch Butterfly Project! Valid April 15-May 15, 2015.


1453 14th St | (310) 450-9200
Spring break camp is back at PAINT:LAB Book by Monday March 16th and receive 10% off any session or sessions and 15% off a second child if you book two children at the same time. Dates available March 23rd-March 27th, March 30th-April 3rd, and April 6th-April 10th. Single Day Camp Sessions: Ages 5-12years; Half Day – Morning $55.00 9am to 12pm; Weekdays Half Day – Afternoon $55.00 1pm to 4pm; Weekdays Full Day $110.00 9am to 4pm; Weekdays Extended Hours $35.00 4pm to 5:30pm; Weekdays Full Week Camp Sessions: Half Day – Morning $275.00 9am to 12pm Monday – Friday; Half Day – Afternoon $275.00 1pm to 4pm, Monday – Friday; Full Day $550.00 9am to 4pm, Monday – Friday; Extended Hours $175.00 4pm to 5:30pm, Weekdays. Does not include mandatory $14.99 fee for PAINT:LAB tee shirt. Ask about our teen camp ages 13-16 yrs. Valid March 23-April 10, 2015.

Pedal…Or Not

214 Pier Ave | (310) 917-1111
Free Photo Memories Package ($30 value) when you book a Pedal or Not Electric Bike Tour. Do something for Mom - take her on a ride. Valid March 21-June 19, 2015.

Seasons 52

1501 Ocean Ave | (310) 451-1152
Join Seasons 52 for the Spring Menu and receive a complimentary Mini Indulgence when you mention this ad. Valid March 24-May 31, 2015.

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Wake Up With the Waves on  Santa Monica Pier

Calling all kids, ages 1-8, your Saturday mornings are about to get musical! Join us for Wake Up With the Waves, the interactive concert series for children each Saturday morning 10:30AM - 12:00PM at the Santa Monica Pier. It’s fresh-air fun with a rotating cast of musicians and entertainers who get kids engaged with singing, dancing, playing and more! It’s a perfect way to start the day. Then stick around for family fun at the Pier with amusements, rides, restaurants and more!

For more information, visit

March 28th - Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band

April 4th - Rhythm Child

April 11th - Birdie's Playhouse

April 18th - Gwendolyn & the Good Time Gang

April 25th - Tom Freund

May 2nd - Heidi Swedberg

May 9th - Randy Kaplan

May 16th -  David Tobocman