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Shaping the Future of the Civic

The City Council-appointed Civic Working Group is leading a community visioning process for the future of the Civic Auditorium. During this time, the facility is operating in limited capacity.


The City will be releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking development teams that include an operator for the renovation, development and operation of the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.  The RFP is expected to be issued in Fall 2017. 

  • To be notified of the RFP issuance please register as a vendor with the City of Santa Monica’s PlanetBids portal: Click Here
  • Once registered to PlanetBids you will receive an email notification about this RFP opportunity with the City of Santa Monica, along with notification of when the RFP is posted and details on submittal requirements.
  • The notification will also include details on upcoming site tour opportunity for prospective development teams to tour the building.


Visioning process inquiries: Thomas Poon, 310-458-8350 

Event space or filming rental inquiries: Liz Dugan, 310-458-4924