Paddle Round the Pier

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism will be the title sponsors of ‘The Big Paddle’ – people are asked to grab their nearest surfboard, windsurf-board, Canoe, Kayak, bodyboard, kitesurf board, SUP, inflatable craft (or check if your neighbours’ front door floats!) – to raise some money for some seriously good causes and have some fun. Over 500 people have signed up for this event in the past, and Santa Monica Travel & Tourism will be giving away Santa Monica goodie bags.

Opening Times: 10am – 4pm
Dates: 2nd July
Prices: Free entry

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Yellowave Beach Volleyball Day Tournament

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism will be working with Yellowave to deliver a month-long partnership to showcase how Santa Monica is the quintessential Southern California destination. A month of ‘Santa Monica Vibes’ will kick off with a mixed doubles tournament on Sunday July 3rd with players competing to win the most awesome first place prize of a trip to Santa Monica, LA.

Opening Times: 10am – 5pm, with finals at around 4pm
Prices: Free to watch

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Sunday Music Sessions – Shelter Hall

Join us for live music as part of our ‘Sunday Sessions’ events, where we bring the ‘good vibes’, with live music from 2pm to 4pm.

Sunday 10th July: Arevieje
Arevieje blurs the lines between genres – giving a new energy to songs you
love. Her arrangements span from The Great American Songbook through to laidback modern pop hits via neo-soul and RnB guilty pleasures. Her band is as slick as they come, having trained at leading international music institutions. With her duo she’s performed across the globe for brands such as Mercedes Benz, Rolex, The Mandarin Oriental and Soho House.

Sunday 17th July: Jack Howard
Jack Howard Presents. Artist, Producer and Writer. Described as
“mesmerising”

Opening Times: 2pm – 4pm, Shelter Hall
Dates: 10th July & 17th July 2022
Prices: Free entry

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Yellowave Beach Volleyball Taster Sessions

Santa Monica is looking forward to hosting Olympic beach volleyball in 2028, so come get a taste of what it feels like to be on Santa Monica Beach by trying your hand at beach volleyball during our Santa Monica Vibes beach volleyball taster sessions at Yellowave. Each session costs just £3.50 per person with the full amount being donated to the Sussex Wildlife Trust Kelp Reforestation scheme. Let the good vibes begin!

Sat July 2nd, 2-3pm – Family Beach Volleyball – a session for parents/carers and their ‘tween’ aged kids to have a go together. Kids should be aged between 7-12yrs old.
Friday 8th July – 7-8pm – Adults Beach Volleyball Taster Session.
Saturday 16th July, 2-3pm – Adults Beach Volleyball Taster Session
Friday 29th July, 6-7pm – Adults Beach Volleyball Taster Session. Why not stay on and enjoy the Santa Monica Vibes love music evening which kicks off at 7pm.

Prices: Free

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Ruben Rojas Mural Creation – Brighton Palace Pier

Brighton Pier opened in 1899 and is home to fairground rides, bars, restaurants, and deckchairs to enjoy the sea view. Come down to the pier and wonder at the street art of famous Santa Monican artist, Ruben Rojas as he paints live on Brighton Pier on the 29th July. Ruben Rojas is a Santa Monica-based contemporary artist and designer known for his “Live Through Love” campaign and for co-founding the nonprofit company, Beautify Earth. In 2017, Rojas was included in CBS Los Angeles’ list of ‘Best Los Angeles Artists You Need To Know About’ and later that year, the artist gave a TEDx talk about the regenerative power of outdoor art.

Opening Times: 10am – 10pm, Brighton Pier TBC

Dates: 29 July – 31 August 2022

Prices: Free entry

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