Planning for a Crowd
Santa Monica is the ideal meeting, event and incentive destination for groups up to 200 people. Whether setting up a small meeting, incentive group, retreat, or organizing a conference or trade event, Santa Monica has the perfect venue for your program. We are available to assist with planning and referrals–contact us today to talk about the details.
Travel safely and sustainably to help maintain Santa Monica’s beauty while staying healthy with these tips.
Explore Santa Monica Together
Whether it’s a guided tour through one of Santa Monica’s four weekly farmers markets with a top chef or a fun comedy improv class, we can help you plan a distinctive team building experience for your group. Discover a variety of attractions, activities and entertainment options including bike tours, riding the world famous solar-powered Pacific Wheel and plenty of shopping districts.
Customize your group tour and enjoy more than 130 years of Santa Monica history on foot, from its Wild West frontier beginnings and architectural heritage to the sophisticated metropolis and urban landscape of today.
Laugh out loud with your group! Custom improv classes are a fun way to break the ice while getting your attendees up on stage. Find out which of you has the best sense of humor–and maybe even hold an improv contest!
Santa Monica is home to four farmers markets. The city’s best chefs get inspiration from the country’s best farmers. You can spot local and celebrity chefs shopping for fresh, organic ingredients and join them on guided group tours and cooking demonstrations.
Malibu wine country has more than 50 vineyards and is only 20 miles away. Sip award-winning California wine straight from the vineyard and enjoy spectacular sightseeing tours with knowledgeable guides for your group.
Santa Monica is a leader in local food sourcing. The use of sustainable, organic ingredients remains central to the cooking approaches of leading chefs around town. Discover a taste of Santa Monica’s delicious cuisine from renown restaurants to hidden treasure through group dine-arounds.
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Adventure for Everyone
In 2016, Universal Studios Hollywood welcomed the Wizarding World of Harry Potters–and it’s not to be missed. Grab a Butterbeer at Hog’s Head, pick up your own magic wand to take home or explore the grounds of Hogwarts castle.
Disneyland is home to classic rides like Space Mountain and Small World, but for a special experience, check out one the Disneyland After Dark nights, which feature after-hours park access, specialty entertainment, and more, all revolving around different themes (like superheroes and the 90s).
At Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, Voyage to the Iron Reef features mysterious sea creatures in 3D animation–shoot them to rack up points! Plus, the classic Calico Mine Ride and Timber Mountain Log Ride are tons of fun.
SoFi Stadium’s state-of-the-art facilities are home to the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers. Aside from being the largest in the NFL, it’s the first indoor-outdoor stadium: a 298-acre sports and entertainment complex.
Marina Del Ray is home to the world’s largest man-made small-craft harbor. It’s an ideal port for launching sunset cruises, parasailing trips or whale-watching excursions. Stroll through and check out the 6,500 boats that call the Marina home while they’re not sailing the sea.
In Malibu you’re free to surf, hike or simply soak up the good vibes in this neighboring oceanside city. Malibu is home to some of Hollywood’s elite and well-loved by locals and visitors alike for its warm, sandy beaches.
Rodeo Drive is a mile-and-a-half stretch of Sunset Boulevard that passes through West Hollywood, California. It’s been renowned since the 1930s for its glitzy array of nightclubs, music venues and colorful billboards.
Called “the intersection of luxury, fashion, and entertainment,” the three-block Sunset Strip block of Rodeo Drive between Wilshire and Little Santa Monica Boulevards is world-famous for its high-end shopping.