June 30, 2012 - September 1, 2012, 1pm
Surfing lessons available every Saturday during the summer from June 30th until Saturday, September 1st. Lessons are first come first serve and must be booked 24 hours prior with a Oceana Fitness Concierge.
Montana Avenue Artwalk and Street Fair
July 1, 2012 - July 22, 2012, Saturdays 10am-6pm, Sundays 12pm-5pm
Montana Avenue, 6th to 17th Streets
On Saturday July 21, from 10 am - 6pm and Sunday July 22 from 12 noon - 5 pm, Montana Avenue will be transformed into Santa Monica’s longest art gallery…just for one weekend! The Montana Avenue Merchants Association is hosting the 3rd Annual Montana Avenue Artwalk, an weekend of art, music, dining and fun! Shops & restaurants along the ten-block shopping district (from 6th to 17th streets) will feature the work of more than 50 visual artists & live musicians, and will offer refreshments, dining specials & other surprises. Art lovers will see original work in all mediums, ranging from photography and fine art, to woven tapestry and jewelry design. Visitors of all ages will also be able to participate in live art events, either watching new works being produced, or making their own unique creations. Stores will be offering refreshments of all kinds – from champagne & chocolate, to tea & cookies – and many will be offering discounts on merchandise.
Santa Monica 4th of July Parade
July 4, 2012, 9:30am
Santa Monica’s 6th Annual Fourth of July Parade on Main Street, celebrating the imaginative, inventive spirit of our nation’s founders. We would like to welcome the Buy Local Community as our 2012 parade partners.
28th Annual Twilight Dance Series
July 5, 2012 - September 6, 2012, 7pm-10pm
Santa Monica Pier
Recurring weekly on Thursday. The Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Series’ key elements are Music, Community and Discovery. A highly anticipated summer tradition now in its 28th year, the Series will again present free concerts across the musical spectrum drawing an audience as diverse as the acts onstage. Join the crowd that stretches from the Pier deck to the beach and beyond as the Santa Monica Bay’s gorgeous summer days blend into enchanting evenings of family, friends, music and magic.
Santa Monica Chamber Health & Fitness Festival
July 28, 2012, 11am-4pm
Third Street Promenade
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce welcomes summer the healthy way at the annual Santa Monica Chamber Health & Fitness Festival. This year is specifically geared towards Lifestyle Fitness - the pulse of our community. Chamber member organizations gather at the Festival to share expertise, advice, and product samples that promote a healthy and happy lifestyle for the entire Santa Monica Community. The Santa Monica Chamber Health & Fitness Festival provides valuable services, such as health screenings, demonstrations, healthy living information, and allows non-profits the opportunity to educate the community about what they do and how to get involved.