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Community and Cultural Services

Available Sites

The following locations are available for Community Events (event frequencies for each location vary by season):

Parking Lots

 

 

Parks

• Airport Park, 3201 Airport Avenue
• Beach Park #1, 2600 Barnard Way
• Crescent Bay Park, 2000 Ocean Avenue
• Clover Park, 2600 Ocean Park Blvd.
• Douglas Park, 2439 Wilshire Blvd.
• Hotchkiss Park, 2302 Fourth Street
• Joslyn Park, 633 Kensington Road
• Ken Genser Square (formerly City Hall Lawn), 1685 Main Street
• Marine Park, 1406 Marine Street
• Memorial Park, 1401 Olympic Blvd.
• Ocean View Park, 2701 Barnard Way
• Palisades Park, Ocean Avenue (100 to 1500 blocks) walks only
• Reed Park (formerly Lincoln Park), 1150 Lincoln Blvd.
• Stewart Park, 1819 Stewart St.
• Tongva Park, 1615 Ocean Ave
• Virginia Avenue Park, 2200 Virginia Avenue

Beaches  

  • North Beach (sand/water)
  • South Beach (sand/water)
  • Muscle Beach

Paths

  • Palisades Park, Ocean Avenue (100 to 1500 blocks) walks only
  • Ocean Front Walk
  • Beach Bicycle Path           

Miscellaneous Sites

• Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Avenue
• Third Street Promenade (1200, 1300 and 1400 blocks)

Race Routes

Provided that all other conditions of approval established by the City are met, street closures for races/runs/parades may be permitted on the following routes:

• 10K Ocean Route: Begins at Beach Park No. 1 (Barnard Way at Ocean Park Boulevard) and continues south to Barnard Way, follows the bend to go east on Marine Street, north on Main Street, west on Colorado Avenue, north on Ocean Avenue, east on San Vicente Boulevard to 14th Street where participants will turn around and go west on San Vicente Boulevard, south on Ocean Avenue to end at the 1500 block of Ocean Avenue (before the entrance to the Pier Ramp).
• 5K North City Route: Begins at Seventh Street and California Avenue, west on California Avenue to Ocean Avenue, north on Ocean Avenue to San Vicente Boulevard, east on San Vicente Boulevard to Seventh Street, south on Seventh Street to Georgina Avenue, west on Georgina Avenue to Fourth Street, south on Fourth Street to California Avenue, east on California Avenue to Seventh Street.
• 5K Ocean Route: Begins at Beach Park No. 1 (Barnard Way at Ocean Park Boulevard) and continues south on Barnard Way, follows the bend to go east on Marine Street, north on Main Street, west on Colorado Avenue, north on Ocean Avenue to the 1000 block where participants will turn around and continue south on Ocean Avenue to end at the 1500 block of Ocean Avenue (before the entrance to the Pier ramp).
• The Marathon Route Segment: Enters the City of Santa Monica on San Vicente Boulevard at 26th Street and continues west on San Vicente to Ocean Avenue, south on Ocean Avenue to end at the 1500 block of Ocean Avenue (just north of entrance to the Santa Monica Pier).

Parade Routes

• Route 1 - Ocean Avenue, between Adelaide Drive (northwest City limits) and Pico Boulevard.
• Route 2 - Ocean Avenue at the intersection of Adelaide Avenue (northwest City limits) and continuing south on Ocean Avenue, east on Colorado Avenue, south on Main Street, ending at the intersection of Main Street and Pico Boulevard.
• Route 3 - Main Street, north of the entrance to the Civic Auditorium parking lot and continuing south on Main Street, west on Marine Street, north on Barnard Way to the South Beach parking lots.
• Route 4 - Main Street, north of the entrance to the Civic Auditorium parking lot and continuing south on Main Street to the Santa Monica/Los Angeles border.

 

Community Events
Clover Park
2600 Ocean Park Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405

For more information:
communityevents@smgov.net
310-458-8300

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