This city by the sea offers great shopping, including Third Street Promenade, restaurants, special event locations, meeting venues, museums, art galleries, world-class beaches, Santa Monica Pier and unique local attractions. Santa Monica offers the best in dining and lodging. Enjoy the beach and the other southern California attractions while visiting Santa Monica.
Santa Monica is bordered on the north by Malibu and the south by Venice Beach. Santa Monica is the perfect place to stay while visiting Disneyland, Beverly Hills, Universal Studios Hollywood, or Santa Monica's own unique attractions due to easy transportation to the neighboring communities.
Santa Monica is located in Los Angeles County on the western city limits of Los Angeles between Ventura and Long Beach along Highway 1 near Santa Monica Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 89,522, an increase of 2,617 since 1990.
Santa Monica is part of the Los Angeles-Long Beach, California metro area.
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01/21 Coming to The area
OC Greek Food Fest Anaheim CA May17-19 The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Experience authentic Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries; traditional Greek dancing and Greek music.
San Diego Greek Festival San Diego CA June7-9 Treat yourself to an enjoyable Friday evening with delicious Greek food,
imported beer, live Greek music and dancing. Then come back the next day for more fun. On Sunday, repeat as needed!
Baroque Music Festival Corona del Mar CA June16-23 We strive for historically stylistic interpretations of the great masterpieces of the Baroque period.
Santa Barbara Greek Festival Santa Barbara CA July27-28 Enjoy delectable festival favorites like gyros and moussaka. And no Greek village would be complete without homemade pastries from Yiayia's traditional recipes: baklava, melomakarona, and kataifi are just a few of the sweet treats to delight you.
Antique And Garden Show Bakersfield CA August12-13 =The show features 200 dealer spaces, located on five tree covered acres, 30 historic buildings, a variety of great food, and live blues and jazz music.
Little Italy Festa San Diego CA October13 The largest Italian American festival on the West Coast. Hip and Historic Little Italy welcomes over 120,000 attendees with the tantalizing sights, sounds and aromas of Italian culture.