American Film Market 2023

October 31 – November 5
Le Meridién Delfina Santa Monica

Please check back for AFM 2024 information and specials.

Welcome to the beach, American Film Market 2023 attendees! This year, we are thrilled to announce the new location at the beautiful Le Meridién Delfina Santa Monica.

We hope you’ll sneak some time in between meetings to enjoy the sand between your toes, a Pacific Ocean sunset, an award-winning meal or an indulgent shopping trip. Take advantage of exclusive offers available to AFM attendees with proof of AFM badge and available through the duration of the market. Keep an eye out as more specials will be added!

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About Santa Monica

Santa Monica is situated between the Pacific Ocean and Los Angeles with Venice to the south and Malibu to the north and located just 8 mi/13 km from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Santa Monica is easily accessible to greater Los Angeles via the Metro E Line, which connects Downtown Santa Monica to Downtown Los Angeles.


A walkable downtown with shopping, dining, theaters and nightlife close to hotels and the world-famous Santa Monica Pier.


Looking for ways to get around the city? Santa Monica has many great and easy ways to get around, you can even go car-free with the Big Blue Bus and Metro to the Santa Monica Circuit and more.

Outdoors & Weather

Attractions, beaches, surfing, running trails and a 22 mi / 35 km bicycle path offer endless opportunities to experience the healthy California lifestyle. With over 280 sunny days each year, finding activities to do outside is easy and enjoyable.


41 hotel options with everything from budget, boutique to luxury.


Fresh and innovative cuisine using farmers market ingredients; local, friendly and diverse in over 400 restaurants.


From world famous brands and chic boutiques to surf shops and yoga gear, shop in 8 distinct neighborhoods and Santa Monica Place with Nordstrom, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co. and more.

Enjoy these specials exclusive to AFM attendees!

Must show AFM badge to redeem. Offers are valid for the duration of American Film Market: October 31 – November 5.

People dining outside at Bardonna in Santa Monica.

Dining / Nightlife

Blue Plate Oysterette
Receive a complimentary Santa Monica Spritz or mocktail with a purchase of one entree.

Blue Plate Taco
Receive a complimentary Margarita or frozen drink with purchase of one entree.

Burger Lounge
10% off entire purchase. Cannot be combined with any other offers including Happy Hour or Kids Eat Free Tuesday.

Casa Martin
15% off entire purchase. Discount does not apply during Happy Hour, lunch or already discounted items. Two locations: Third Street Promenade  or Ocean Ave.

 The Curious Palate
10% off.

Fritto Misto
Free glass of rosé with purchase of any entree.

Holey Grail Donuts
10% off made-to-order taro donuts, beverages and merchandise.

The Lobster
Receive a free item with a purchase of $50 or more. Items can include a free appetizer, drink, or free gift.

LouLou Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge
20% off entire bill.

Receive a complimentary glass of sparkling rosé with any purchase.

Maria Sol
10% off food purchases; excludes tax and tip.

McCall’s Meat & Fish Co.
10% off entire bill.

The Misfit Restaurant + Bar
Receive a complimentary glass of Sauvetage Sauvignon Blanc with the purchase of one entree.

Palma at Santa Monica Proper Hotel
Free order of Crispy Polenta Fries with purchase of entree.

Rosti Tuscan Kitchen
$5 off $25 bill with promo code AFM5.

Shore Hotel
10% off lunch and dinner.

3-course lunch for $25 or 3-course dinner for $45.

Sugar Palm at Viceroy
10% off of the entire order for breakfast, brunch or dinner.

Tavern on Main
15% off, not available during happy hour (4-6 p.m.).

True Food Kitchen
$10 off dine-in purchase of $40+ before tax & tip.

Upper West Restaurant
10% off entire bill.

People shopping on Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica.


Adamm’s Stained Glass & Gallery
15% off all gallery art.

Blenders Eyewear
Receive a free item with any purchase: spend $50, receive free Legends x Blenders socks ($12 value); spend $100 receive free Legends x Blenders Shorts ($65 value) or Tee ($55 value); spend $200 receive free Legends x Blenders Hoodie ($85 value); spend $300 receive free Legends x Blenders complete set (Tee, Shorts, Hoodie, and Socks $217 value).

Margaret O’Leary
10% off all full-priced items.

Santa Monica Place
Visit Santa Monica Place and unlock up to $250 in savings with the Visitors Savings Pass. See more information and use passcode SAVINGS. Offer listing must be present at time of purchase and cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Limit one offer per purchase. No cash value. Offer subject to change without notice. See store for details, as some restrictions may apply.

Santa Monica Visitor Information Centers
30% off entire purchase at any of our three locations: Main Street, Kiosk, Pier Shop.


Group of people riding bikes on a sunny day at Santa Monica Beach.

Services / Activities

Alchemie Spa
15% off any service priced at $125 or more.

The Bike Center Santa Monica
15% off bike rentals.

The Brow Fixx
20% off an eyebrow waxing, threading or tweezing service.

The Crow
50% off stand up show tickets. Use code AFM50 at check out to redeem. Tickets must be purchased through Applies to shows that have available tickets.

The Gourmandise School
20% off any cooking or baking class.

Inspired Method
25% off all services, including Outdoor Bootcamp at Palisades Park or Virtual Bootcamp, with code AFM25.

7% off introductory-priced services and 11% off regular services.

Learn to Surf LA
10% off entire purchase, including surf and paddleboard lessons.

Malibu Discovery
10% off all Malibu Discovery and LA Discovery tours. Call +1 (310) 393-6555 to book.

Museum of Flying
$5 off general admission

Surf City Tours
20% off all tours with code AFM23.

Unlimited Biking
20% off bike rentals and tours from the Santa Monica location. Use code SMTRADE when booking on the website, making reservations at the store, or calling +1 (310) 879-5656 to apply the discount. Not applicable with other offers.

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Santa Monica Businesses:
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Santa Monica for All

Explore by vibe

No matter what interests you, or what type of explorer you are, there’s something for everyone in Santa Monica. Stroll through open-air art galleries, ride the roller coaster at the amusement park, get retail therapy at the Third Street Promenade or simply play in the sand. Families, culture lovers, foodies and trendsetters all find something to love here.

Travel Santa Monica Responsibly

Travel safely and sustainably to help maintain Santa Monica’s beauty while staying healthy with these tips.


Discover Santa Monica

Explore itineraries, local tips, hot spots and curated adventures to make sure you get the most out of your Santa Monica experience.

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