SaMo Pride | June
A month-long celebration focused on family-friendly displays and activities that safely celebrate our city’s inclusive and diverse spirit.
Main Street Summer SOULstice | June
Live music takes over Main Street with multiple stages and acts performing throughout the day.
Pier 360 Beach Sports Summer Festival | End of June
Santa Monica Pier 360 offers epic competition through a variety of disciplines on sand and sea while also providing a memorable day of family-friendly entertainment. On the Pier Deck and beach, participants and spectators will enjoy the Beach Festival featuring live music, Polynesian dancing, food, a Rum & Beer Garden and a one of-a-kind surf & skate history museum.
4th of July Parade | July 4
A true slice of local life, this beloved patriotic annual community celebration draws thousands of spectators along Main Street.
Sunset Swims | July to October
Enjoy summer evenings at Annenberg Community Beach House’s sunset swims. These adult-only pool sessions happen on select dates so be sure to check their website for details.
Farmers Markets | Year-Round
Santa Monica’s four farmers markets run year-round, but summer is the high season with great people watching, not to mention an array of sweet seasonal fruits and delicious berries.