This event will be all about Celebrating LA: the history, neighborhoods, and your enthusiasm to get out and see your city! From the Walt Disney Concert Hall to the Hollywood Bowl, six hubs along this route will feature art, food trucks, screen-printing, kid-friendly fun, dancing, and over a thousand musicians, artists, dancers, and family activities!
Park(ing) Day is this Friday, September 21st 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Come visit us Downtown Santa Monica on Arizona, between Second and Fourth Streets for one of the largest Park(ing) Day activations in the region! #Park(ing)Day!
Park(ing) Day is a worldwide annual event in which people are encouraged to reclaim and transform valuable urban real estate generally dedicated solely for the automobile into a multi-purpose gathering space for people to interact, relax and experiment. It’s a day to think about the future of our downtown and how we would like to see our urban environment evolve. What is the range of possibilities for creativity in a public space usually dedicated to the storage of a private vehicles?
To celebrate Park(ing) Day, Downtown Santa Monica Inc. has partnered with mobility companies Waze Carpool, Bird and Lyft, as well as the City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division and Santa Monica Spoke for one of the largest Park(ing) Day activations in the region. We are so excited to participate as we all set up mini-parks along Arizona Avenue between Second and Forth Streets and feature different amenities and activities.
The parklets were created according to the theme “Street of the Future.”
Please take a seat, enjoy the mini-parks and share your thoughts on the street of the future.View the event on Facebook here
Join us at 9am for breakfast snacks, coffee and juice, plus entertainment for the Kids before the ride!
Clover Park at 25th & Oak. See the event here for all the details!
Performance Bikes will be here doing bike safety checks. THE THEME WILL AGAIN BE SWASH BUCKLING PIRATES! – in Celebration of TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY!
PRIZES for best outfits
For the fourth year we’ll be riding and celebrating on the largest “global family bike ride” ever and we’re looking for another great event in 2018! Join us as THOUSANDS of families around the globe go for a bike ride together. We’ll be showing that Kids are Traffic Too and that cities that plan for family biking are more livable, sustainable, profitable, and FUN!
Don’t have a bike –
You can #RideBreeze!
Don’t have a Kid Carrying Bike? NOT A PROBLEM !
Special 20% discount on Rentals at the Santa Monica Bike Center. You can find special Kid carrying cargo bikes, kid seats, trailers, tandems, tag-a-longs!! Anything you could need at a 20% discount for rentals) – Please reserve online and write “Kidical Mass” in the special requirements section of the reservation – 20% discount will be applied at check out! Reserve early and plan to pick up bikes Saturday morning in time to arrive at the event.
This month on September 26th we are heading to Ashland Hill. with our Buy Local & Main Street Santa Monica partners for HandleBar Happy Hour fun!
Extended Social Hour menu until 7:00pm Please check in with us to get access to extended HH prices until 7pm.
Discover Ashland Hill’s beach-close Craft Beer and Wine Garden and Gin & Tonic Bar on Main Street in Santa Monica’s Historic Ocean Park Neighborhood. Enjoy A-Hlls addictive bar bites and delectable dishes on their patio or in the cool comfort of the brick bar featuring a rotating selection of prized local taps, domestic and international drafts, small productions wines and a slate of handcrafted G&Ts. See the event for all the details – social hour menu and updates – HERE
Big thank you to our August #BuyLocalSM #BikeLocalSM #HBHH venue The Brixton! SO MUCH FUN!
We had a GREAT GROUP – FUN was had by all!
Celebrate #BikeLocalSM, our Buy Local SM businesses, happy hour + new friends at these monthly events! Learn about upcoming local bike events + find out about and connect with us at SM Spoke… as we visit and introduce you to some of our Buy Local SM businesses. Eat Local, Drink Local, Buy Local AND Bike Local SM!
Come visit us at Santa Monica Spoke, Santa Monica Safe Routes to School, GoSaMo Team, and the Santa Monica Safe Street Alliance AND SO MUCH MORE. We will host another fun bike & small wheels obstacle safety course and bike safety checks by Performance Bicycle for the kids. Free and low cost helmets and lots of materials and information to share! A day of healthy outdoor activities for all ages!
This free community event, co-produced with the city of Santa Monica, will feature music, pop up shops, and interactive classes, and lots of opportunities to get to know your City. Local businesses will provide expertise, advice, health screenings, and free product samples to promote a healthy and happy lifestyle for the entire Santa Monica Community. Businesses from every neighborhood will be there. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this amazing feel-good festival and help support your local businesses, schools, and public services!