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Enter our CAN THE TRASH! Clean Beach Poster Contest for a chance to have your message shared with millions of beachgoers!

To enter the poster contest, draw a picture with a message about how we can keep our oceans and beaches pollution-free and healthy. Be creative!

Contest winners will have their artwork displayed around trash barrels on the beach. Simply submit your artwork online, in person, or by mail. The contest is open to students in grades 3 – 5 who reside in the County of Los Angeles. Online submissions must be entered by an adult.

2024 Summer Contest: We are now submitting submissions for summer 2024.

For more info and to enter, Click Here

Some highlights from the zoom meeting where LA Rec & Parks presents their proposed design for the new playground with community members.

The official Grand Opening of Ice at Santa Monica takes place from 5 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 9. Come take part in the fun and festivities all under the starlit Santa Monica sky! Join us for an enchanting evening of free ice skating after the ceremony–a perfect way to kick off winter! Free skate during the 5:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. sessions.

Groove to the coolest beats spun by our talented DJ while you skate. Our on-ice entertainers will dazzle you with their mesmerizing performances, adding a touch of magic to your skating experience.

The Grand Opening night features free admission! That's right. This incredible celebration is absolutely FREE for everyone! Ice at Santa Monica’s way of saying thank you to the Santa Monica community for your warm welcome. We have limited capacity so entrance is based on first come basis.

5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Thursday, November 09, 2023
Corner of 5th Street and Arizona Avenue, Santa Monica

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A night of ice skating benefiting teens with cancer! Featuring live performances, music, DJ, food+drinks by the fire. Glow jewelry included

Join us for an electrifying evening of ice skating under the stars! Get ready to glide, spin, and twirl on the ice as we light up the rink with neon colors and pulsating beats. This in-person event promises a night filled with laughter, music, and unforgettable memories.

Mark your calendars for Tue Nov 14, 2023 at 17:30:00 GMT-0800 (Pacific Standard Time) and grab your skates for an experience like no other. Whether you're a seasoned skater or a beginner, this event is perfect for everyone.

As the sun sets, the rink will transform into a glowing wonderland. Neon lights will illuminate the ice, creating a vibrant and energetic atmosphere. Feel the rush as you glide through the ice, surrounded by the pulsating rhythm of the music.

Bring your friends, family, or that special someone for a night of pure fun. Capture the moment with stunning photos and create memories that will last a lifetime. Don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind event!

Tuesday, November 14 · 5:30 - 8:30pm
Ice at Santa Monica, 5th Street, Santa Monica, CA, USA

For more info and to get tickets, Click Here

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The 2nd Annual Skate n' Scare went down at the Venice Skatepark on Halloween afternoon.

This skate contest was hosted by Peter Ruiz of The Venice Pier Project and open to all ages. Prizes were supplied by Dogtown Skateboards and Naybor Hoodiez

These are just a few of the 100+ photos from this event. The links to the complete galleries of all the photos are down below.

You can find about 100 more photos from this event, all full size and in high-resolution, in these 2 photo galleries:

Skate N' Scare 2023 Photo Gallery #1
Skate N' Scare 2023 Photo Gallery #2

Video of the contest will be up soon...

The 2nd Annual Skate N' Scare Skate Contest is set for Halloween afternoon from 3 - 6PM at the Venice Skatepark.

Prizes for the best skaters in costumes, and raffles every half hour from brands such as Naybor Hoodiez.

Check out photos from last year, Click Here

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Main Street, Santa Monica transforms into a Halloween Festival with live music, beer garden, kid corner & a costume contest for pets!

Check-in from 3-4PM. Contest and parade, 4-5PM.

Main Street’s annual costume contest & pet parade returns for “Howl-O-Ween”!

Dress your pet for a chance to win cash and other prizes!

With a photo booth, pet lounge and activities for furry friends all weekend long!

2-7PM | 2807 MAIN
For the first time, the Open Main Street beer garden will transform into a costume party with prizes every hour! Tickets include drink tastings from: Santa Monica Brew Works, Dulce Vida Tequila, JuneShine Hard Kombucha, Angelisco Tequila, St. Hildie’s Spiked Tincture Tonics, Vintage Distilling, and a cash bar.

Presented by Harding Larmore Kutcher & Kozal, LLP. After the pet event, stick around for the annual showing of TWO Halloween classics on the street and free popcorn! *While supplies last. Lincoln Middle School Madrigals will kick off the evening with a 15 minute medley of halloween carols before a showing It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and another classic selected by YOU!

Plus much, much more....

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The Official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles x Jack's Surfboards Collection is now avaliable! ⁠

T-shirts, hats, hoodies, boardshorts, even surfboards, are now online @

Make a splash this summer with the TMNT x Jack's Surfboards Bodyboard. With a beach- and action-inspired design featuring Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and pizza graphics, this board ensures an unforgettable day of waves and wild thrills! Use coupon code SURFER15OFF to save 15% on any full priced Wetsuits, Surfboard fins, board bags, traction pads, and leashes with any new surfboard purchase.

Chech out the full collection now online @

Join the Santa Monica Swim Center for a frightfully fun evening at the Spooky Splash Spectacular on Friday, Oct. 27, from 4 to 8 p.m.!

Enjoy a floating pumpkin patch 🎃, pumpkin decorating, a haunted house 👻, and more!

For more info, Click Here

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For the first time ever, Montana Ave. will be closed to cars making room for 150 artists, wine garden, live music, kid paint station & more!

Spanning from 9th to 17th Street, Santa Monica's, Montana Ave. will host the city's most anticipated art event of the year, showcasing 150 visual artists, live music, painting station for kids, and new event wine garden. Free & all ages! Presented by Engel+Volkers & Waymo

Pence Hathorn Silver Live Music Stage 🎸

1PM - 2PM: Hibiscus Awakening, Live Painting & Opera
2PM - 4PM: Natalie Jacob, Jazz Quartet
4PM - 5PM: Herway to Hell, the Female AC/DC
5PM - 7PM: Run for Cover, in partnership with Santa Monica Music Center

Bottled Poetry Wine Garden 🍷

Wine Garden tickets available for $20 and include exclusive red, white and rosé tastings, live music from Argentinian guitarist, Guillermo Marigliano from 2pm-4pm and DJ Mozo from 4pm-7pm. Art display by Desert Moonrise. Charcuterie boxes available for purchase.

Beverage Tastings from:

Rescue Rosè
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Collection
St. Hildie's Spiked Tincture Tonic
Handcrafted Vodka by Vintage Distilling
*MUST BE +21

Paint : Lab Art Workshop 🖼️

Acrylic painting lessons for kids
Uninstructed abstract adventure painting stations
Speed portraiture drawing
Pet portraiture painting

The Saturday Dog Club with WUF World 🐾

Dog adoptions by Yogis House and Yari
Professional dog photos from a top portrait photographer
Dog art Installations and Instagrammable moments
Treats and refreshments from our curated selection
Connect with fellow dog lovers and share stories, tips, and tricks.

Engel & Völkers Face Painting & Soft Play Zone 🎨

And Exclusive offerings from food and beverage partners:
~Art's Table
~Caffe Luxxe

For more info, Click Here

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Join SoCalTrail and MSAR on the beautiful trails of Malibu Creek State Park nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains – home turf for the Malibu Search and Rescue team. Hike, run or race either the 5k or 10k distances (or 1k Run/Walk for the Kids) on fire road and single track trails. Celebrate your finish in the beer garden (21+), get a post-race massage and stick around for prize raffles, awards and festival exhibitors. A variety of food trucks will be on-site as well, including plant-based options.
For more info and to register, Click Here

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The Santa Monica Art Museum is hosting The Fans Strike Back. An exhibition featuring more than 600 official items from the Star Wars Universe collected by fans and displayed for fans. Immerse yourself in a galaxy far, far away and see photos, posters, costumes, figures, and models of different types and sizes!

The Empire had its chance; this time, The Fans Strike Back! Get ready for the largest exhibition in the saga of fan-made Star Wars events. You’ll find photos, posters, costumes, figures, and models of different types and sizes—all official objects bought by Star Wars fans. There will also be a green chroma to take pictures in the Star Wars universe. It’s a perfect plan for the whole family, from the youngest Padawan to the wisest Jedi master!

Explore one of the largest private Star Wars collections made by fans, for fans, with: Hundreds of unique collectables and figurines Life-size figures and famous costumes More than 30 one-of-a-kind sculptures 40 years of passionate work Armor, lightsabers, blasters, helmets, masks, and more!

RELIVE YOUR FAVORITE SCENES FROM THE SAGA Plunge into the Star Wars Universe! Enjoy plenty of photo opportunities thanks to this exhibit’s amazing sets and decor. Take a selfie with the many life-size sculptures, a photo sitting on the Emperor’s throne or use the green screen to take pictures with selected Star Wars-themed backgrounds.

Showcasing hundreds of unique collectables, sculptures, life-size figures, lightsabers, blasters, and more, The Fans Strike Back® takes guests on a journey into both sides of the Force.

Starts October 5, 2023
Opening hours:
Final entry time is 1 hour before close.
Thursday & Friday 2:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm Final entry time is 1 hour before close.

Duration: The visit will take approximately 1 hour
Location: Santa Monica Art Museum - 1219 3rd Street Promenade
Age requirement: All ages welcome! Free entry for children under 4

For more info and tickets, Click Here

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