Santa MoniCARES Sponsors The Santa Monica Queer Prom

Posted June 7, 2022

Santa MoniCARES is an event sponsor for the Santa Monica Queer Prom ‘Alice in Wonderland’ event at Water Garden on June 18

SANTA MONICA, Calif., (June 7, 2022) – Santa Monica Travel & Tourism’s nonprofit foundation Santa MoniCARES is sponsoring the Santa Monica Queer Prom to assist with the organization of this year’s themed event “Alice in Wonderland” at Water Garden in Santa Monica on Saturday, June 18 from 7-9 p.m.

Santa Monica Queer Prom is a celebration for LGBTQIA+ and allies age 16-20. Queer Prom is intended to be a safe space where guests can be themselves and dance the night away in a magic-filled event that will feature a live DJ, Prom royalty ceremony and Prom photographer. Guests will be asked to show their vaccination status or a current negative COVID test upon arrival. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at Santa Monica Queer Prom 2022.

“Santa Monica Travel & Tourism and Santa MoniCARES are proud to be part of Santa Monica Queer Prom themed event again this year,” said Evan Edwards, Chief Operating Officer at Santa Monica Travel & Tourism. “The is a very special event that offers attendees a night of carefree fun with likeminded people who create a safe environment for a night to remember.”

Santa Monica Queer Prom is an outdoor event on the great lawn area located at the beautiful Water Garden at 1620 26th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404. Since 2019, Water Garden has shown their continued support by increasing visibility for the LGBTQIA+ community through a vibrant rainbow light display “Pride Lights” that can be viewed anytime after sunset now through June 24.

Santa MoniCARES joined other organizations to help make Santa Monica Queer Prom possible including the Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) from Santa Monica High School, Church in Ocean Park, Water Garden, City of Santa Monica and Santa Monica Travel & Tourism. For more information on Santa Monica Queer Prom, please email

About Santa MoniCARES 
Santa MoniCARES is a coalition of representatives from Santa Monica Travel & Tourism and community partners. The mission of Santa MoniCARES is to harness the hospitable nature and generosity of Santa Monica’s tourism industry to provide support to our local nonprofit agencies. Santa MoniCARES will engage employees of hotels, restaurants, attractions, retailers and more to provide volunteer hours, funding and in-kind support to the incredible organizations that are tackling homeless issues, environmental protection, hunger, workforce development, cultural programming, at-risk youth and elderly assistance, among others.

About Santa Monica Travel & Tourism

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) works to strengthen our local economy by enhancing and promoting our communities as a distinctive, compelling and welcoming travel destination. For more information visit, email, or follow SMTT on Instagram (@SeeSantaMonica), Twitter (@GoSantaMonica) or Facebook (@VisitSantaMonica).

About Water Garden
Situated in the heart of Silicon Beach, Water Garden is a premier coastal property offering grand office spaces, amenities, and creative environments where the beautiful setting makes it easy to get lost in your work.  For tenants in technology, media, entertainment, legal, financial, and other professional fields, Water Garden caters to those looking to draw and retain the next generation of innovators. For more information visit




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