Santa Monica Beach Events
Here are some the events happening in Santa Monica Beach:
|2019-05-27||80th Annual Memorial Day Observance||From 11am - 2pm Woodlawn Cemetery will host its Annual Memorial Day Observance. Conceptual plans for a Commemorative Wall honoring Santa Monica veterans will be displayed as well as patriotic music by The Santa Monica Oceanaires. Park at Santa Monica College, Lot 6 with shuttle service by TourCoach Charter to Woodlawn. No parking on site. Location: 1847 14th Street, Santa Monica, CA|
|2019-06-01||Nick Gabaldon Day||9 am - 5 pm @ Santa Monica Pier Aquarium (free admission) & 2030 Ocean Avenue (Park in lot 4S), Santa Monica, CA. A celebration of Nick Gabaldon, the first documented surfer of African-American and Mexican descent. The events include a screening of 12 Miles North, a film about Nick's life, Free surf sessions provided (RSVP for lesson). Visit healthebay.org for more info and event times.|
|2019-06-22 thru 2019-06-23||Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival||7:30am-4:30pm. Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival features ocean swims, SUP & paddleboard races and dory competitions. Beach competitions for kids, individuals, and teams with prizes and awards. The event is a benefit for Heal the Bay and the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. Visit pierpaddle.com for more info.|
|2019-06-23||Summer SOULstice||11 am - 7 pm. Main Street Santa Monica. Live music, kids activities, sidewalk sales, dining, shopping. Benefit for Heal the Bay. Visit mainstreetsm.com for additional info.|
|2019-07-07||Stars & Stripes 5k, 10k, 15k, Half Marathon||7:00 am 10k, 15k, Half Marathon. 7:20 am for 5K. Contact abetterworldrunning.com for additional information regarding course, registration.|
|2019-08-08||Shakespeare by the Sea||Free- Donations accepted. Virginia Avenue Park, 2200 Virginia Avenue, Santa Monica. 7 pm. The Comedy of Errors. There is bench seating available in front of the stage, or bring your own chairs or blankets to sit off to the side. Bring warm clothing as it is chilly by the ocean. Visit shakespearebythesea.org for more info.|
|2018-12-30 thru 2019-12-29||Shark Sundays @ SMPA||3:30 pm - Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. Every Sunday catch an informative presentation about sharks while the Aquarium horn and swell sharks cruise around a tank with their noses out of the water, mouths open, anticipating the meal to come. Expect a splash of seawater if you�re close enough to the exhibit. Visit healthebay.org and click on the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium link for more info.|
Best So Cal Beach Bike Paths:
From Santa Monica to Redondo Beach is about a 17 mile ride on a scenic stretch of smooth concrete beach path with a few bike lanes along the way.
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So Cal Beach Events Listings:
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