Market Events

April 2014
Sat Apr 19
8am - 1pm
Saturday Certified Farmer's Market (Virginia Ave. Park)
Sat Apr 19
830am - 1pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmers Market (downtown - Saturday)
Sat Apr 19
930am - 1pm
Master Gardeners at the Market
Sun Apr 20
930am - 1pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmers Market (Main St.)
Wed Apr 23
830am - 130pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmer's Market (Downtown - Wednesday)
Thu Apr 24
4pm - 445pm
Food Fan Club at Main
Sat Apr 26
8am - 1pm
Saturday Certified Farmer's Market (Virginia Ave. Park)
Sat Apr 26
830am - 1pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmers Market (downtown - Saturday)
Sun Apr 27
930am - 1pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmers Market (Main St.)
Wed Apr 30
830am - 130pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmer's Market (Downtown - Wednesday)
May 2014
Thu May 1
7pm - 730pm
Santa Monica Farmers Market Panel Series: Savoring the Fruits of Your Labor
Sat May 3
8am - 1pm
Saturday Certified Farmer's Market (Virginia Ave. Park)
Sat May 3
830am - 1pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmers Market (downtown - Saturday)
Sun May 4
930am - 1pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmers Market (Main St.)
Wed May 7
830am - 130pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmer's Market (Downtown - Wednesday)
Sat May 10
8am - 1pm
Saturday Certified Farmer's Market (Virginia Ave. Park)
Sat May 10
830am - 1pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmers Market (downtown - Saturday)
Sun May 11
930am - 1pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmers Market (Main St.)
Wed May 14
830am - 130pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmer's Market (Downtown - Wednesday)
Sat May 17
8am - 1pm
Saturday Certified Farmer's Market (Virginia Ave. Park)
Sat May 17
830am - 1pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmers Market (downtown - Saturday)
Sat May 17
930am - 1pm
Master Gardeners at the Market
Sun May 18
930am - 1pm
Santa Monica Certified Farmers Market (Main St.)

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Entertainment

 

Sunday Farmers Market - BandBands

The Sunday Main Street Farmers Market is the only Farmers Market in Santa Monica with an entertainment section.  Bands may apply annually each April to perform for each fiscal year (June - July).  Musical Entertainers may apply to perform at SMFMs during the open application period each year by responding to the Request for Qualification (RFQ).

How to Apply

Follow the link below to the City's bid system and register to be notified when the proposal period opens. 

Note:  Select 96205 from the category listing to be properly notified.

Finance - Online Vendor Registration

Evaluation Criteria

Each applicant is evaluated by a selection committee.  The evaluation criteria include, but is not limited to:

  • Type of music
  • Quality of music
  • Preference is to give opportunities to many different musicians.
  • Experience performing in outdoor venues
  • Previous performance success and behavior

   

Face Painters & Balloon Designers

Sunday Farmers Market ClownThe Sunday Main Street Farmers Market is the only Farmers Market in Santa Monica with a children's entertainment section and includes face painters and balloon designers.  For participation information call the Sunday Farmers Market Manager at 310-458-8712 x 5.

 

Last updated: 11/20/2013

Market Schedule


Open Rain or Shine
Year-round


Wednesday Downtown

Arizona Avenue(between 4th & Ocean)
8:30am - 1:30pm

Closed December 25, 2013
Closed January 1, 2014

Saturday Downtown

Arizona Avenue
(between 4th and 2nd Streets)
8:30am - 1:00pm

Closed November 30, 2013

Saturday Pico

2200 Virginia Avenue
(Pico Blvd. @ Cloverfield Blvd.)
8:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday Main St.

2640 Main Street
(in Heritage Square)
9:30am-1:00pm

 Reminders

Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB)!

We Accept
CalFresh
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No animals are allowed in Farmers Markets (CRFC 114371(d))

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