About the Santa Monica Festival
The Santa Monica Festival offers an eclectic mix of live music and dance, DIY art workshops with recycled and re-purposed materials, guilt-free shopping featuring earth friendly artistic wares and local services offered by a variety of City, environmental and local non-profit organizations.
The festival is a celebration with a purpose, highlighting the dynamic connection between the City's communities, businesses, art, culture and the environmnet while offering ideas and options for a greener, healthier and more sustainable lifestyle.
2013 Festival Media Alert
A brief history and more details about the festival. Festival Fact Sheet
Zero Waste Principles
The festival strives to be a zero waste event in order to reduce its impact on the environment and community. The event uses: alternative energy - the stage is solar powered and all electricity used is renewable; carbon offsetting - all vehicles driven to and from the event are offset; waste diversion - Zero Waste Stations are set up throughout the park to minimize trash going to the landfill and maximize recycling and composting; and product replacement - all utensils are either compostable or recyclable.
Last updated: 4/12/2013