Please note the holiday events and specials listed below are for 2020. Check back for 2021 events and specials.

The holidays are happening in Santa Monica! Restaurants, retailers, and businesses are offering an array of festive, physically-distanced attractions and charitable food and clothing drives to give back to the community this season. From free holiday art installations at the iconic Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Pier, a ballerina snow-globe performance at Santa Monica Place and festive shopping along holiday-trimmed streets like Main Street, Montana Avenue & Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica continues to shine through the holidays while keeping the community safe and healthy.

Explore the Santa Monica holiday cheer, seasonal specials, Christmas & Hanukkah menus and hotel deals being offered throughout the city.

SANTA MONICA HOLIDAY CHEER

Self-guided holiday art installations will light up the Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Pier for the season in partnership with the City of Santa Monica’s Cultural Affairs Art of Recovery initiative. The program is dedicated to funding projects by local artists and highlighting the important role arts and culture play in recovery efforts as they strengthen and connect Santa Monica. Both installations are free and open to the public.

Santa Monica Pier will welcome another LA icon, the Bob Baker Marionette Theater, and their precocious puppets for a one-of-a-kind retrospective. The “Windows of Wonderment” art installation will bring marionette magic to the historic merry go-round and celebrate the theater’s most memorable moments and charismatic characters in six puppet-packed windows from 11/25 – 1/7. Visit SantaMonicaPier.org for more details.

Starting from 12/18 and running to 12/30, the Ferris wheel at Pacific Park will be lit with colors of the season and feature several holiday-themed icons such as wreaths, reindeer, animated falling snow and even an 80-foot tall snowman that waves merrily high above the Santa Monica Pier! The lights can be viewed from dusk until 11:35pm each evening. Enjoy watching the light program online at pacpark.com/live.

Winterlit holiday art installations and festivities will light up Downtown Santa Monica all season long 11/27 – 1/3. Third Street Promenade will glow under tens of thousands of lights illuminating festive outdoor retail, as well as eleven different holiday-inspired storefront art installations created by a variety of Los Angeles-based artists. The official City of Santa Monica 24-foot-tall tree and festive garland will deck the Promenade and a new holiday-inspired augmented reality experience will allow guests to transform physical structures, spaces, and trees along the Promenade into holiday elements and decor. For more information, visit DowntownSM.com.

Santa Monica Place is creating magical holiday memories all season long with the iconic 50-foot tree adorned with thousands of sparkling lights and ornaments, a holiday DJ and the new 14-foot larger-than-life Ballerina in a Snow Globe. For information on additional holiday happenings and extended shopping hours, visit SantaMonicaPlace.com/Holiday.

Miracle on Main Street returns this December with free festive tidings including two iconic holiday trees. The world-famous 40-foot-tall Shopping Cart Tree featuring 84 shopping carts, 1,500 lightbulbs and held together with 4,000 tons of zip-ties will be lit up for the 26th-year in a row inside the Frank Gehry-designed Edgemar building and the beloved 13-foot tall Noble fir will stand tall over Main Street on the Heritage Museum lawn to welcome holiday shoppers beginning 12/5. For more details, visit MainStreetSM.com.

Festive photo moments will be in full swing along the holiday-trimmed streets of Pico Boulevard and Montana Avenue. Shop, order food to-go and make a wish for the season at Pico Boulevard’s festively lit Wishing Tree at the Pico Pop-Up. The Pico Pop Up will also be decked out in festive decor and a spectacular window display. On Montana Avenue, children can drop off a letter to the North Pole at one of Santa’s mailboxes along the street. For locations to submit a wishing card and more holiday experiences on Pico like free professional holiday ‘paw-traits’, visit PicoPassport.com. For more details on Santa’s mailboxes, visit MontanaAve.com.

For those looking to send holiday cheer this year within the community, Santa Monica has a number of different ways to give back or get involved with volunteer opportunities including food banks, clothing and blanket drives and more. The City of Santa Monica has joined forces with Santa Monica College and its foundation on a goal to give 1,000 Santa Monica families and college students struggling with food insecurity free Thanksgiving groceries. The City is also working to bring a happy and healthy season to community members in need through its Virginia Avenue Park holiday food pantry and provide holiday meals and food boxes for families this December. For a full round up of how to donate or get involved, visit SantaMonica.gov/coronavirus-volunteer or SantaMonica.com/volunteer-opportunities.

Restaurants and retailers throughout Santa Monica have implemented a number of convenient amenities including curbside, in-store pickup and takeaway dining options to make holiday meals and shopping easier than ever. Santa Monica remains committed to the health and wellness of the community and is taking extra precautions to ensure the community feels welcome and safe this holiday season and beyond. Face masks are required in all businesses and outdoor public places. The public is strongly encouraged to celebrate the holidays with household members and maintain six feet physical distance from non-household members.

SEASONAL BUSINESS SPECIALS

'Tis the Season to Buy Local in Santa MonicaSupport Our Businesses, Buy Local this Holiday Season! Check out this Buy Local Holiday gift guide featuring gifts for any budget, many with online ordering, easy pick-up, or delivery options.

Shop safely from home while supporting your favorite local businesses! Click here for comprehensive list of local businesses offering online gift certificates for purchase.

To support Santa Monica’s local businesses while providing a safe and shopping experience for the holiday season, the City of Santa Monica has temporarily waived parking fees in downtown Santa Monica public parking structures from Friday, December 11 through Friday, December 25, 2020. Learn more here.

Accents Jewelry Design
10% off any gift card purchase. Receive a $50 gift card for any purchase over $350 to be used on any other day (not valid with any other discount). Valid until 12/31.

The Albright
$5 for a cup of The Albright’s world famous Clam Chowder. Valid until 2/28/21.

AllSaints
Shop the AllSaints End of Season Sale and receive up to 50% off select styles in-store and online. Valid until 1/31/21.

Aya Salon
20% off haircut. Valid until 12/31.

Bombshell Salon
Buy 2 retail haircare items get 3rd item free. Valid until 12/31.

Briggs & Riley
$50 off items $199+ / $100 off items $399+ plus free shipping. Valid until 12/31.

Caffe Wooyoo
Buy one Santa Monico (Americano), get one free. Valid until 12/31.

California Pizza Kitchen
Buy $100, get a $20 promo card. With convenient eGift Card options available, our Gift Cards are fully customizable with your preferred design and desired amount—ready at the click of a button for gifting the joy of a delicious dining experience. Valid until 12/31.

Casa Martin – both locations
20% off all take out orders including margaritas, beer and Wine. Both locations are open  from 11am – 8pm.

The Cheesecake Factory
Get a free slice of cheesecake with every $25 gift card purchased. Each Slice of Joy card is redeemable on a future visit 1/1/21 – 3/31/21 for one complimentary slice of cheesecake or layer cake. One card per guest. Must be present to redeem. Valid for purchases made 12/15 – 12/31.

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Enjoy limited time seasonal flavors and hours at the Pacific Park location on the Santa Monica Pier. Flavors include Winter Dream Tea Latte, Peppermint Mocha Cold Brew Latte, Red Velvet Hot Cocoa, and Cookie Butter Ice Blended. Hours are 10am – 6pm daily.

Currency Exchange International
50% off the exchange fee for any currency exchange or foreign traveler’s cheque transaction. *Must be presented at time of purchase. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Limit one offer per purchase. Not valid on gift certificates, gift cards or prior purchases. No cash value. Offer subject to change without notice. See store for details, as some restrictions may apply. Offer valid until 12/31.

Dr. Carr Integrative Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Packages Special: 10% off 6-pack, $120 in savings; 15% off 10-pack, $300 in savings; 20% off 20-pack, $800 in savings. Valid while supplies last or until 12/31.

Forever 21
‘Tis the season when holiday celebrations are underway, Forever 21 is partnering with The Boys & Girls Club of America to spread love and give back. We’re donating $1 for every item sold from our charity collection. You can also round up your purchase at checkout and we’ll donate the change to BGCA. Shop in-store at Forever 21 this season and join us in raising $1 million to BGCA to support their mission to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Valid until 12/31.

The Gourmandise School
Take your holiday party online: pick a menu, pick a date, guests receive a shopping list and recipes, a Zoom link is emailed to the organizer to distribute to the guests, then enjoy a fully interactive cooking event experience. Click here for more info.

If you prefer a holiday night experience with just the kids, we’ve got you covered too. Our cookie kit is perfect for a fun holiday family experience. The kit includes cordillera premium chocolate, vollrath thumb scooper, heavy gauge quarter sheet pan, high heat silicone spatula. finishing salt, and parchment paper. Order yours today (shipping also available) for $42.

GNC Live Well
Shop in store and enjoy BOGO 50% off on more of our biggest brands. Valid until 12/23.

Greenleaf Kitchen & Cocktails
Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree. Valid for dine-in and phone orders only. No expiration date.

The Hydration Room
Holiday gift certificate sale: spend $25-$200 and save 10%; spend $200-$500 and save 15%; spend $500-$1,000 and save 20%; spend $1,000+ and save 25%. Valid until 12/31.

Inner Light Manual Therapy
Save 20% on therapeutic massage services or advanced structural manual therapy bodywork. Valid 12/15 – 12/24.

John Kelly Chocolates
Give the gift of chocolate this holiday season! From our holiday truffle fudge assortment, to our peppermint gift box, or our signature holiday selection, there is something for every sweet tooth. Click here to shop all our holiday options.

Inspired Method Fitness
At Inspired Method fitness, we’re proud to offer a 4-pillar transformation system of Mobility, Strength, Cardio, and Lifestyle. Between outdoor bootcamp workouts, online strength classes, and virtual stretch classes, our services make for the ideal gift to yourself and your loved ones. $100 off a sign-up of a full 7-week session. Use code INSPIRED100. Learn more here. Valid until 1/12/21.

Lanea
Two special offers: 4 to-go handcrafted cocktails + chips & pico de gallo for $20; 12 to-go handcrafted cocktails + chips & pico de gallo for $58. Valid until 12/31.

McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Free McGoodie Bag with the purchase of an instrument. In-store only. Valid while supplies last or until 12/24.

Meat on Ocean 
Receive a free $20 bonus card with every $100 in regular gift card purchases. Bonus cards are valid January – March 2021.

Michael Kors
Join us in-store to shop up to 60% off during the Michael Kors Big Winter Sale. Valid until 12/26.

Nordstrom
Get free gift wrapping in stores and when you buy online and pick up at the store. We can also package your item in our signature gift box or provide a gift box kit to take home. Valid until 12/25.

Ocean and Vine at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
It wouldn’t be the most wonderful time of the year without marshmallows for toasting. Create sweet family memories during Miracle on Ocean Ave. with a blue streak fire pit reservation and holiday s’mores kit – offered daily starting on November 25th. Reserve your time slot here.

OPEX Santa Monica
4-week trial with 50% off of 1st month. Valid until 4/9/21.

Park Lashes
$100 off special for Luxurious Lash Extensions. Choose from Classic, Hybrid, Volume and Lower Eyelash Extensions. Visit the website for more information.

Pure Barre
5 classes for $89 ($61 in savings). Valid until 12/31.

Sand n Surf
10% off with $50 purchase. Valid until 12/31.

Santa Monica Brew Works
Santa Monica’s first and only craft brewery announces a pair of special releases coming this fall. Mark your calendars for the return of 310 Stomped Shandy. This bright and zesty thirst-quencher is a blend of our crisp 310 California Blonde Ale and Hot Dog on a Stick’s famous hand-stomped lemonade. Animal Style Hazy IPA returns. A longtime favorite on our not-so-secret Tasting Room menu, this hazy IPA is triple stacked with a juicy hop blend providing tasty tropical flavors. Available in cans for the first time ever. Valid until 12/11.

Santa Monica Place
Visitor Savings Pass: visit santamonicaplace.com/savings and enter THANKYOUFORSHOPPING to unlock $500 in Savings. Valid until 4/30/21.

Santa Monica Ticket Service
10% off all purchases over $200. Offer valid until 12/31.

Santa Monica Walk-In Visitor Information Center
Mention Santa Monica Shines to receive 20% off your entire purchase at our Main Street Visitor Information Center. Valid until 1/3/21.

Sensible
Mention this page for a buy one get one for 50% off offer (of equal or less value). Cannot be combined with any other deals. Must show this ad. Valid until 1/31/21.

Stella Barra Wine Pizzeria & Wine Bar 
Free $25 holiday bonus for every $100 in gift cards you buy from now through December 30th. Our gift cards never expire and the bonus card is valid every year from January 2nd – April 15th. Plus, gift cards and the holiday bonus can be used for carryout orders placed directly through the restaurant. Click here to order gift cards.

Swarovski
Save up to 35% off your purchase. See store associate for more details. Valid 12/18 – 12/24.

Ten Women Gallery
Hand-made one-of-a-kind ornaments for the holidays. Available until 12/31.

Texture: A Sweater Store
$25 off your purchase of $100 or more. One offer per customer. Valid until 12/31.

The Gourmandise School
Gourmandise offers online cooking classes, for beginners to professionals, focusing on teaching classic techniques and using locally-sourced ingredients. Get 10% off your class when you sign up for our weekly newsletter to recipes, class updates and more. Valid until 3/31/21.

The NOW
This season The NOW has released a limited-edition box set, Calm for the Holidays, which will include Calm Balm, Rose Quartz Gua Sha and Refresh Eye Mask. View the full product descriptions here. Take home everything for only $104. Also enjoy 20% savings on Nourish by The NOW Refresh Eye Mask. Click here to shop. (Must add to cart to see discount.) Valid until 12/31.

Trapeze School New York
Give the gift of flight this holiday season. TSNY has been offering flying trapeze classes as well as trampoline and aerial arts classes on the Santa Monica Pier since 2008. Gift certificates on sale now and they will be email to you within 24 hours of purchase. Click here to purchase. Valid until 1/20/21.

True Food Kitchen
Purchase $100 in True Food Kitchen gift cards (in-store or online) from now until 12/31 to receive a $20 bonus card. Bonus cards will be valid 1/1 – 3/31/21.

Wavehuggers Surf School
20% off all gift cards and bookings for single lessons and packages using code SURFINSANTA for gifts and packages or SURFINSANTA20 for private lesson bookings. Valid until 12/31.

Yogis Anonymous
Receive one month of unlimited yoga on YogisAnonymous.com with the code SantaMonica (one word, case-sensitive). Be sure to select “Sign Up” and NOT the blue 15-Day Free button to redeem.

SANTA MONICA CHRISTMAS & HANUKKAH MENUS

Belcampo
Celebrate Hanukkah the Belcampo way. Upgrade your brisket or pot roast with our delicious organic grass-fed beef or enjoy scrumptious lamb racks, shanks and seasoned lamb roast. Side packages are available with mashed potatoes, honey roasted carrots, chicory salad with red wine vinaigrette and beef demi. Get them all for just $40 for 2, $80 for 4, or order each a la carte. Place your sides order by December 7th.

Birdie Gs
Enjoy a variety of à la carte heat & serve dishes and 5-course dinners for Hanukkah, available December 10th – 18th for curbside pickup. 5-course dinner is available for 1-6 people at $49 each. The dinner includes beet salad, noodle kugel, slow-cooked California brisket with heirloom tomato agrodolce, spice-roasted carrots and a slice of apple sunchoke cake. You can also add on dishes like their famous matzo ball soup. Also add on wine, beer or festive cocktails, like the “Winter Spice & Everything Nice,” to your meal. Pickup orders must be placed by 5pm the day prior. All orders can be placed by calling 310-310-3616 any day, starting at 2 pm, or they can be placed through Tock. For the full menu, pricing and order details, click here.

Broadway Baker
Place your order today for some of our holiday baked goods and gifts delivered right to your door! From brownies and lemon raspberry shortbread to coconut pecan chocolate cookies, there’s a combo for every taste. Click here to order.

Citizen Sprout
Christmas and Hanukkah Cookie Kits are now available for order. Kits include holiday shaped cookies, buttercream frosting and holiday sprinkles.

Co-Opportunity Market & Deli
Now accepting preorders for December holidays and the New Year. Chef-prepared natural hickory smoked boneless whole ham, organic roasted turkey and appetizer platters, to savory sides and organic pies are perfect for your Christmas and New Year’s dinner. Grab-and-go sides from the kitchen are also available. Click here for the full holiday menu and call 424-275-6692 Monday through Friday from 7am to 4pm to place a preorder. Co-op is open to the public. Deadlines: 12/21 for pickup 12/24 (closing at 7pm), 12/28 for pickup 12/31 (closing at 7pm), 12/28 for pickup 1/1 (opening at 10am, closing at 6pm). 48 hours notice preferred for all other days. No membership required to shop LA County’s only food cooperative.

Del Frisco’s Grille
Elevate your milk and cookies this year with our Sugar Cookie Combo featuring Sugar Cookie Cocktails to share and 1 lb of edible cookie dough for $85. We’ve also got your covered for New Year’s Eve dinner this year for $73 per guest! Enjoy 3 courses with Prosecco Toast, choose a starter, entrée and dessert. Upgrade to a signature entrée for $25. Click here for the full menu.

El Torito
Celebrate the holidays with a Mexican twist – get one dozen holiday tamales for $24. Choose from Chicken, Carnitas or Sweet Corn. Mix and match tamales in increments of 6. Place your order online here.

Ester’s Wine Shop & Bar
Still looking for holiday gifts for the family? From our cute Wine Bags (perfect if you’re ordering A LOT of gifts) to Wine Clubs to our small, medium and large gift boxes filled with our favorite wines and sweet or savory artisanal treats, we’ve got plenty of options at a variety of price points. If you’d like some extra flair, we can add seasonal, fresh or dried flowers from local florist Krystal Chang to any gift box or bag. The Esters team can even create custom options. Call 310-899-6900 or drop by the shop to place an order. We’ve also partnered with one of our fave, local culinary writers – Cooking with Cocktail Rings’ Kylie Mazon Chambers – for a share and savor wine pack featuring three of her favorite wines and a copy of her Share + Savor cookbook. Check out our full holiday options here.

FIG Restaurant
FIG is open for Christmas & New Year’s Eve to-go meals this holiday season. Our Christmas menu includes smoked mozzarella arancinis, winter truffle-scallion aioli, roasted creekstone beef tenderloin, Christmas cookies and feeds 4 for $395. Pick up times are Christmas Eve & Christmas Day from 2pm – 5pm. Our New Year’s Eve menu includes winter baked black truffle en croute, winter white vegetable salad, shaved winter vegetables, vanilla panna cotta and feeds 4 for $485. Pick up times are on New Year’s Eve from 2pm – 5pm Click here full menus for both holiday meals and to place your order.

Holy Cow BBQ 
Our holiday menu features smoked turkey, slow smoked brisket, lasagna or prime rib starting at $149 and feeds about 6. Add on pie a key lime, apple crumble, or banana cream pie with your feast for $19 each or buy a la carte for $24 each. Click here for the full menu and to place your order.

Huckleberry
For Hanukkah, enjoy Creekstone Farms braised brisket, organic sweet noodle kugel, potato pancakes, matzo ball soup and so much more. Click here to view the full menu. Available December 10 – 18. Orders must be placed by 3pm and 72 hours before your desired pickup date and can be picked up from 10am – 3pm daily.

For Christmas Dinner, enjoy Revier braised short ribs with au jus, horseradish cream and herbs and a beautiful Mary’s organic herb roasted chicken with a dried fruit & bread salad, kale & apple cider vinaigrette, alongside veggies such as turmeric roasted cauliflower, sweet butternut squash purée and more. Click here to view the full menu. Orders must be placed by 3pm on December 18th. Pickup 10am – 2pm on December 24th. Call 310-451-2311 to order or click here.

La Monarca Bakery
Add our delicious conchas to your holiday dinner spread this year. View our full holiday menu and place your order for pickup here.

Little Prince
Enjoy the holidays at home! Family-style Christmas dinner offerings include starters – anceint grain sourdough loaf & cultured butter, duck liver paté, wild mushroom tartare, chiogga beet salad; sides – butter roasted swarnadwipa carrots, pommes rosti & sunchokes; mains – dry-aged roast duck, pineapple brined pork roast; dessert – dark chocolate cremeux pie. Order a la carte or get the whole shebang (one of each dish at a 5% discount) for $225. Wine pairing available. Meals are available for pickup 12/22 – 12/24 from noon to 5pm. Click here to order.

Lunetta/Lunetta All-Day
Take home your own Christmas meal with options like Crispy New Zealand Crab, Winter Truffle Bucantini, Butterscotch Pot du Crème for dessert paired with one of our holiday cocktails. Or if all you’re looking for is some dessert for the holidays, order your very own Holiday Pie to-go. The French Apple, Pumpkin, ad Chocolate Pecan Pies baked individually in our kitchen will surely round out your holiday meal this year! Click here to order or email caterinng@lunettasm.com.

Pasjoli
Our Holidays at Home menu includes rosemary leg of lamb, half chicken with champagne jus, roasted Brussels sprouts, root vegetable medley, classic mashed potatoes, fennel gratin, house baked parker house rolls, chocolate yule log, sugar cookies including a decorating kit. Place your order here for $130 per guest. Holidays at Home pickup is on December 23rd from 11am – 8pm.

Our New Year’s Eve at Home Menu includes house baked pretzel rolls with caviar and creme fraiche, jumbo shrimp cocktail and fermented tomato cocktail sauce, ribeye steak with mashed potatoes, white truffle éclair, half bottle of Champagne Tattinger, keepsake champagne flute and a few other surprises! Pricing is $200 per guest. Place your order here. Pickup is on December 31st from 11am – 5pm.

Both menus are fully prepared and ready-to-heat. Guests who order both menus will receive a special complimentary cocktail with their New Year’s Eve meal.

Rustic Canyon
The Southern comfort cuisine at Rustic Canyon’s Grin & Bear It pop-up feels like a warm hug, and it’s the kind of delicious comfort we could all use right now. Enjoy half racks of pork ribs with andouille sauce, blackened cod with tomato gravy, creamy grits with almost too much cheese (almost), spicy greens and pork belly cooked with garlic, onions & sweet potato miso (which we can also make vegan), slices of mystery pie, pints of ice cream, southern-inspired cocktails like a Hurricane Blake, Kentucky Mule and so much more! Everything is available for phone order or takeout/delivery through the app. Also, the $49 “Meat & 3” dinner through Tock includes your choice of a protein or mac & cheese, your choice of 2 sides, plus a biscuit and vegan slaw – it’s a generous amount of food! Click here to view our full menu.

Shutters on the BeachHotel Casa del Mar
Go gourmet this holiday with our Christmas and New Year’s Take Away from the chefs of Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar. We know that holiday gatherings may look a bit different this year, so our culinary family put their heads together to create these menus with something for everyone. Each three-course dinner is easily scalable for any size dinner party, even a party of one. We even have BTL SVC cocktails and wine covered, with bottles personally selected by our beverage team, for those extra-special toasts. Three-course prix-fixe dinner is $95 per person. Orders can be placed here for pick up on December 24, 25 or 26 for Christmas Take Away. Orders can be placed here for pick up on December 31 and January 1 for New Years Take Away.

Socalo
Celebrate the holidays at home with a Mexican-style Hanukkah meal kit, Christmas dinner or New Year’s Eve feast. Hanukkah meal kit features beef brisket barbacoa, poblano mashed potatoes, roasted brussels sprouts, pickled vegetables, Mexican coleslaw, and brownie bites. Available December 10th – 19th for pickup or delivery. Brisket Kit is priced per person and includes warming and serving instructions. Socalo’s festive Christmas dinner includes short rib mole, herb roasted root vegetables, sweet corn tamales, organic red rice, cranberry apple salsita, winter chopped salad, and sugar cookies. Christmas Dinner Kit is priced per person and includes warming and serving instructions. Now taking pre-orders on Tock for pickup or delivery, in person, or by phone at 310-451-1655.

Sweet Lady Jane
We’ve created a few special items for Hanukkah including a festive version of our Triple Berry Cake and some beautifully decorated cookies. Available in-store, on ChowNow and from our app. Quantities are limited. Place your order for pickup only here.

Sweet Rose Creamery
Our treats make fabulous Christmas stocking stuffers, host gifts or something sweet to thank your favorite frontline worker. Stock up on bags of fresh gingerbread cookies, chocolate chip pecan cookies and candied buttered pecans, along with fat uncle farms almonds and TCHO chocolate bars. With all this time you’re spending at home, an Ice Cream Empire Board Game will keep the whole family entertained. Created by our co-owner Colby Goff and his pal Lars Thorn, it teaches kids (and the kid in us) how to build an ice cream business, one scoop at a time.

Thyme Café and Market
Our Seasonal Holiday Menus are sure to warm the hearts of all those spending time with you this holiday season. Our Christmas and Hanukkah menus are made to serve all pallets! Pricing and availability subject to change. Click here to view the full menu. Submit your Gourmet To Go order to gtg@thymecafeandmarket.com or call 310-399-8800 Monday – Friday, 9am – 3pm.

Tiato
Enjoy a feast without the fuss with Tiato’s simply heat and serve, Hanukkah Edition. Chef An and Chef Hugo’s Hanukkah Package and a la carte menu is one that cannot be missed. We crafted a delicious menu with traditional favorites and a Cali-Asian flair. Our menu includes, herb infused potato latkes served with a kaffir lime coconut crème fraiche and house-made apple sauce, matzo ball pho soup, lemongrass ginger braised brisket, and more. Orders will be available for pick up December 10th – 18th. All orders must be placed 48 hours prior to pickup. Click here to view our full Hanukkah menu.

Upper West
Two person Christmas Dinner to-go for $75. Meal includes 1 lb Creekstone Farms short ribs, classic garlic mashed potatoes, braised Brussel sprouts with double smoked bacon, cinnamon apples & mustard seed, fennel & mushroom stuffing, mac & cheese, citrus-cranberry sauce, cornbread with honey-garlic butter, and K-Girls Kitchen chocolate chip pumpkin bread. Pre-order by 8pm on 12/22. Pickup 12/23 from 2pm – 8:30pm & 12/24 from 10:30am – 8:30pm. Click here to order.

Wexler’s Deli
Our famous latkes are grated by hand and delicately formed – crispy on the outside and creamy in the inside. Holiday brisket – slowly braised with plums and apricots, perfectly tender and juicy. Matzo ball soup – out broth simmered in-house with the freshest judori chicken, and the fluffiest clouds of matzo ball, roasted heirloom carrots, farmer’s market salad. And the gooeyist chocolate babka. Wexler’s Hanukkah dinner serves 4 to 6 people for $275. Our brisket and latkes make perfect leftovers, and we will even include recipes to make the perfect Hanukkah leftover dishes. Available for pickup and delivery December 10th – 18th. Order by emailing catering@wexlersdeli.com.

Whole Foods Market
We have you covered with appetizers, entrées, sides, desserts and more for your holiday meal. All products meet our strict Quality Standards, which prohibit more than 100 colors, preservatives, flavors and other ingredients from all of the food we sell in our stores. Click here to order.

Ye Olde King’s Head
Pre-order your Christmas Afternoon Tea in a box which includes a selection of finger sandwiches, sausage roll or quiche, freshly baked scones served with Devonshire cream and preserves, red velvet cupcake, mice pie with cream and specialty tea or coffee all for $32. Other options include delectable roast beef with horse radish, turkey and cranberry, cheddar cheese and beetroot chutney sandwiches. Available Wednesday through Saturday 12 – 4pm. Click here to order.

SANTA MONICA HOTEL DEALS

Note: Santa Monica hotels are open for essential travel and to support critical infrastructure only, per the California Regional Stay at Home Order.

Bayside Hotel
Located just steps from the Santa Monica Pier and next to miles of oceanside bike paths, Bayside Hotel is the perfect sunny spot for the upcoming holidays. Holiday shopping will be a breeze on nearby Main Street or at Venice’s Abbott Kinney Blvd. In addition, the best al fresco restaurants are just next door at Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar. Winter Getaway by the Sea specials start at $159 and include complimentary bike rentals and parking. Click here to book.

Comfort Inn Santa Monica-West Los Angeles
Discounted room rates: 1 queen – $109.65 + tax; 2 queens – $118.15 + tax; 1 king – $126.65 + tax. Free breakfast, wifi and parking. Call 310-828-5517 to book, must mention WINTER PROMO DEAL. Valid until 1/31/21.

Hotel Casa del Mar
Santa Monica’s most luxurious coastal escape awaits to help put some distance between you and… well …everything else. Relax and unwind in your personal seaside escape. Our Coastal Distancing Package includes a $100 food and beverage credit daily, bike rental, welcome gift and complimentary valet or self parking. Offer is subject to availability at the time of reservation. Blackout dates may apply. Cannot be combined with any other offer or packages. Valid until 12/31.

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
A SoCal Holiday – Enjoy a true Southern California Christmas filled with holiday cheer for the whole family. This package includes premium oceanfront accommodations with a festive in-room teepee tent for kids and a gingerbread house kit. Sip on complimentary holiday cocktails and cozy up at one of our fire pits at Blue Streak for seasonal menus and views of the Pacific Ocean. As a part of our holiday program, “Miracle on Ocean Ave,” you’ll also be able to send letters to Santa, make a wish on our Loews Family Tree, enjoy holiday décor and so much more. Package Includes: one (1) gingerbread house kit, two (2) holiday cocktails, a $100 resort credit and a festive teepee tent for kids. Waived resort fee. Details can be found here. Valid for stays through 1/2/21.

CA, AZ and NV Residents – California residents and neighbors from Nevada and Arizona can plan a road trip or staycation and will receive 25% off their stay for bookings now until December. This offer includes complimentary valet parking and a waived resort fee. Additional details can be found here. Valid for stays through 12/31.

Work, Learn and Lounge – Upgrade your reality and remote in from your own beachside oasis at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. Feel at ease when you book the “Work, Learn and Lounge” package, which comes complete with all the resources you and your family need to stay on track including two rooms, with the second at 50% off. Use this to make a space for you and your work with a connecting room that is made for your little ones to learn in. End your days as a family by the pool or dine at one of the signature oceanfront fire pits and enjoy a Southern California sunset. Click here for more details. Valid for stays through 12/31.

Rest Haven Motel
Rooms starting at $99+. Free WiFi, free parking, within walking distance to Santa Monica Beach, Santa Monica Pier and Third Street Promenade. Valid until 12/30.

Santa Monica Proper Hotel
We like to say that Proper hotels were sparked by a feeling — a yearning to create spaces where travelers could genuinely connect; to both relax and get inspired. We think similarly about the holidays. The magic of this season is a feeling. A time for coming together, sparking joy, reflecting on memories, and looking forward to what’s to come. This year more than ever, we’re reflecting with gratitude for our Proper family — and welcome you to find festivity with a getaway or staycation with our special holiday rates. Book a spacious room for your family, and make our beautiful, outdoor-friendly cities this year’s holiday home base. Anything less wouldn’t be Proper. Book now with our special holiday rates and save up to 25%. Click here for more information.

Sea Shore Motel
Located just two blocks from the beach, Sea Shore Motel offers guests a comfortable and affordable stay in the heart of Main St. Book now through 12/31 and receive a special rate of $125 for standard rooms or $195 for deluxe suites or junior suites. To book your stay, click here. Under “Guest Comments,” enter SM Promo and the price will be adjusted. A new confirmation will then be sent updating the price. Please call (310) 392-2787 for info or questions.

Shutters on the Beach
As you discover the joys of traveling on the open road again, set your GPS for Shutters on the Beach for that long overdue getaway. With miles of sandy beaches, bike paths and scenic coastline, there is really no need to drive anywhere else. Yes, it’s finally time to play. Our Park and Play Package includes complimentary valet or self parking and a $50 food and beverage credit daily. Offer is subject to availability at the time of reservation. Blackout dates may apply. Cannot be combined with any other offer or packages. Click here to book. Valid until 12/31.

SureStay Hotel by Best Western – Santa Monica
Returning guests receive 20% off the regular room rate. Must book by 3/31/21; valid for stays through 5/27/21. Click here to book or use promo code StayAgain20 on BestWestern.com.

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