This stretch of Santa Monica is known for having a laid-back, beachy vibe. Running nearly a mile, Santa Monica’s Main Street is home to boutiques selling excellent vintage finds, sunglasses, and handcrafted home and beauty products.
THIRD STREET PROMENADE
An upscale shopping, dining and entertainment district, Third Street Promenade covers a three mile area in Downtown Santa Monica. It also hosts regular community events, including a wine auction (and tasting) a Healthy Kids Day, complimentary yoga, and comedy shows.
SANTA MONICA PLACE
At this upscale shopping complex, visitors will find everything from Bloomingdale’s and Louis Vuitton to frozen yogurt shops and a cinema. Santa Monica Place also hosts regular events and activities, including a kids club and free Zumba classes.
Pico Boulevard has filled up with vibrant murals and attracted a fun mix of music venues, storefronts, and restaurants. The revitalized Pico is a whimsical and youthful destination.