Spring Events & Spring Specials

Posted March 2, 2019 in Uncategorized Updated May 5, 2021

Spring has sprung in Santa Monica! What better time to plan that Spring Break or beach getaway? While in town, check out Santa Monica events, hotel deals, Cinco de Mayo specials, Mother’s Day specials and spring specials for dining and things to do.

Special Events

Milo & Olive
Join the Mother’s Day Market on Sunday, May 9 from 9am to 1pm. Enjoy the indoor market and shop for treats, flowers and natural bath products before enjoying brunch on our back patio. Click here to for more information and click here to reserve a table. Shop inside (socially-distanced) for Novella Curio’s flower arrangements & natural bath products, Boxes of Biscuits with market cherry jam & house mascarpone, Assorted Truffles and Fruit Tarts, Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries, Apricot Poppyseed Cupcakes with salted honey buttercream and more.

Hotel Deals

Comfort Inn Santa Monica
Stay 2 nights, get 10% off; stay 3 nights, get 15% off. Discount is off current standard rates. Mention Santa Monica Shines Promo. No blackout dates. Valid until 5/31.

Hotel Casa Del Mar
Stay More, Save More: Save up to 25% and receive a one time $100 hotel credit per stay. Offer is subject to availability at the time of reservation; blackout dates may apply. Valid through 12/31. Click here for additional offers and to book. Enjoy the Beachside Bliss picnic package! With miles of sandy beach outside our door and al fresco dining all the rage, we created a very special picnic experience, Casa style. It’s time to go out and play!*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.

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Enjoy a 2nd room at 50% off (of equal or lesser value). Must book two rooms to be eligible for discount. Second room must be booked under the same name and for the same dates as the primary room. Discount will be taken at check-in. Offer ends 6/1. Click here for additional offers and to book. Stay for a 4th night free plus a $100 food and beverage credit. Click here to book.

Ocean View Hotel
Special Rate for Our Heroes: first responders, doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers will enjoy discounted rates starting at $109; now through 6/1. Click here for more offers and to book.

Oceana
Oceana Reset Package: Reset with a personal yoga instructor and in-room couples massage; now through 5/27. Click here for more offers and to book.

Santa Monica Motel
Heroes Rate: First responders and healthcare workers can enjoy a discounted rate of $79/night, book now through 6/30. Love for the Locals: Southern California Residents can receive discounted room rates for a limited time. Click here for more offers and to book.

Santa Monica Proper Hotel
A Local Escape: enjoy a local staycation in the beautiful city we call home. Offer includes up to 10% off our best available rate (on stays of 2+ nights), $50 dining credit (per stay) and free changes or cancellations up to 24 hours prior to your arrival. Offer valid on eligible stays of 2 nights or more on stay dates before 6/30. Fourth Night Free: stay 3 nights and get the 4th night free on stays before 6/30. Click here to additional offers and to book.

Shore Hotel
Special Rate for Our Heroes: First responders, doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers will enjoy discounted rates starting at $129; now through 6/30. Advance Purchase Special: Book at least 7 days in advance and receive discounted rates. Click here for additional offers and to book.

Shutters on the Beach
Stay More, Save More: Save up to 25% and a one time $100 hotel credit per stay. Offer is subject to availability; black out dates may apply. Valid through 12/31. Click here for more details and to book. Enjoy the Beachside Bliss picnic package! With miles of sandy beach outside our door and al fresco dining all the rage, we created a very special picnic experience, Shutters style. It’s time to go out and play!*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.

Viceroy
The more you stay, the more you save: Save up to 35% off with more nights until 6/30. Prepay and Save: Save up to 15% when you book direct 30 days in advance. Click here for more offers and to book.

Cinco de Mayo Specials

Lanea
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Lanea on 5/5! Get All You Can Eat Street Tacos + 2 Cazadores Cocktails for $20 from 4 pm to 9:30 pm! Must be at least 21 years old to order. There is a 60 minute limit. Click here to book your spot early.

Lunetta
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Lunetta’s Cinco de Madre meny from May 5 – 8. The special menu inlucdes a street corn salad, wood grilled Mexican wild shrimp, raspberry tres leches, and a margarita menu. Click here for the menu and to make reservation.

Socalo
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with $5 tacos, $5 beet, and $8 -$10 cocktails and Mexican wines all day! Available for dine-in only, regular menu will also be available. Dinner reservations available for indoor and outdoor patio seating from 4pm to 8pm. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at home with a special Taco Party Kit to reheat and serve at home! Click here to pre-order the kit.

Tiato
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with 2 for 1 Coronas, Modelos, and $8 Micheladas on May 5 from 3 to 5pm and till close the rest of the week.

Mother’s Day Specials

Esters Wine Shop & Bar
Starting Sunday, April 25, our online shop will off all sorts of lovely gifts for all the moms you. know. We’ll have 2-bottle Wine Packs for moms who love Rosé & Champagne and a pack for expectant mothers with Leitz’s “Eins Zwei Zero” Riesling & Sparkling Rosé which are alcohol-free. Each $100 box also includes a Marou craft chocolate bar, dried flower bouquet from Krystal Chang, Rifle Paper Mother’s Day card, and a soy candle from women-owned LAIT. Click here to order. Everything is available for curbside pickup, local delivery or national shipping. On Sunday, May 9 from 3-9 p.m., treat mom to a special Mother’s Day Tasting for $25/person or a to-go experience for $28/person. The tastings include 4 wines and a mini cheese pairing. Click here for more details.

Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe
We’re open for dining on Mother’s Day, but for those spending the holiday at home, we’ve created a variety of fun and VERY easy kits so you can feel like you’re “cooking” brunch for mom. Choose from Huevos Rancheros, Avocado Toast or Country Breakfast Kits. There are also delicious heat & serve items, like Market Veggie Frittatas, Roasted Yukon Gold Breakfast Potatoes and more. For something sweet, enjoy Chocolate Cherry Croissant Bread Pudding, Blueberry Cornmeal Cake, a Mother’s Day Cookie Decorating Kit, Dad’s Pancake Mix and lots more. Add a Mimosa Kit, Grapefruit Spritzer Kit, Coffee or Tea Boxes and more. Click here to pre-order starting Monday, April 26 until Thursday, May 6 at 3 p.m. either online through Tock or by calling 310.451.2311 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Orders are available for pickup on Sunday, May 9 starting at 9 a.m. Due to limited availability, some items may sell out before our cutoff date, so place your orders early!

John Kelly Chocolates
Special for mom, but made to be shared! Enjoy 15% off in store on Mother’s Day gift collection. Or free ground shipping on orders over $50 through Mother’s Day.

Lunetta
Celebrate Mother’s Day by preordering a Sunday Supper, available for pickup on May 9 from 3 to 4pm. Supper includes an artichoke truffle soup, Hawaiian Ahi & Halibut ceviche, Bloomsdale spinach salad, Dungeness crab cake, NZ rack of lamb, and white chocolate raspberry cheesecake. Pickup is May 9 from 3pm to 4pm. Click here for the menu and to pre-order.

Moondance Jewelry
Receive a floral arrangement from Pavan Floral with all jewelry purchases (in-store and online) over $500.

Sweet Lady Jane Bakery
Celebrate mom with a Mother’s Day Triple Berry Cake. This special version of the best selling cake features yellow butter cake layered with lightly sweetened whipped cream and fresh berries. Click here to preorder and pickup on 5/8 or 5/9. Mother’s Day decorated cookies are also availble and feature a butterfly, “mom” and “love.”

The Gourmandise School of Sweets and Savories
Something special for Mom or anyone! Spend $50 or more at the Gourmandise shop and get a free virtual cooking class. Visit us on the first floor of Santa Monica Place. Click here to view the class schedule.

Tiato
Celebrate Mother’s Day this week for Garden Nights and brunch. Enjoy 3 flavor Mimosa flights for $25. Click here to make a reservation.

Spring Specials

Birdie G’s
Every Wednesday to Sunday, from 5-6pm, raise a glass and some dollars during “Uplifter’s/Tag Time Hour” – our version of Happy Hour. Every quarter, a donation of 5% of sales from this hour will go to a different charity that’s near and dear to Birdie G’s hearts.

Cafe Demitasse
Spring specials are now available! Orange Halva Latte (house-made pistachio milk, tahini, honey and orange blossom water, espresso) and Cascara Citrus Rose Iced Tea (cascara tea, citrus oleo saccharum syrup, edible rose petals). Available through 5/31.

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

Charleston Shoe Co.
Neely Woodson, the owner and founder of Charleston Shoe Co. will be visiting the Santa Monica location to chat about the shoes and meet customers on Saturday, May 8 from 12pm to 7pm.

Circuit Works
Intro offer special: unlimited one month of classes for $79. Valid until 5/20. Click here for more information.

Lunetta
Taste of Lunetta is a weekly menu that changes based on seasonal ingredients from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market and fresh fish & meats from the best sources around. Check out this week’s menu (below) available for indoor dining, dining ‘al fresco’ on our three patios and for takeout & delivery. The regular menus are available as well. Click here for the weekly menu. The weekly menus are available every Wednesday to Saturday, from 3pm to close. Sunday Supper available for pick-up from 3-4pm. The weekly changing meals feature some of Chef Raphael and Emilio’s favorite items thoughtfully prepared for your family. Click here to order online or call 310-581-9888.

Piccolo Ristorante
New menu featuring Carpaccio Branzio with a Sea Urchin Sauce and a new homemade Pici Pasta with Crispy Pancetta & Caramelized Onions on a Parmesan Fondue. Outdoor patio is open, seating is limited. Click here to book a table.

Row House Santa Monica
Buy a 5-Class Pack for only $109 (normally $145) for first-time buyers. Available until 6/30. Click here for more information.

Santa Monica Tickets
10% off all orders of $250 or more Not to exceed a total discount of $30. Click here for tickets. Valid until 7/1.

The Courtyard Kitchen
Brunch All Day and Happy Hour 4 to 6pm. Fabulous food, lovely patio dining, great service, a neighborhood favorite. Click here to view the menu.

Rori’s Artisanal Ice Cream
Kid’s Happy Hour, buy one scoop and get a second one free for your child. Daily from 3-5pm. Toppings Tuesday, FREE toppings all day every Tuesday. Family Night, 4 single cups or cones for $20 from 5pm to closing, every Wednesday. Gift card offers, free scoop with gift card purchases of $20 or more in-store. 10% off egift card purchases online.

The Independence
New menu just steps from the ocean. Friends familiar with our dishes will be happy to see many former hits available. Don’t worry, the wings aren’t going anywhere. We’ve spent these last few months fine-tuning and focusing on finger-lickin’ good shared plates, whiskey-based craft cocktails, and a killer fried chicken sandwich. Valid until 7/8.

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