The promenade is a popular tourist site in downtown Santa Monica, California and is well known for its high-class shopping, dining, and exotic entertainment.
Its proximity to the Pacific Ocean gives the area a mild climate, making it a suitable environment for tourists. The street has a lot of free spaces which prevents a claustrophobic environment and makes walking and parking easy.
The Santa Monica is an all-year-round venue for assorted outdoor events owing to its unique weather. Tours are one of the most common events in Santa Monica as there are so many unique and captivating sites to explore. Some of which includes shopping tours, walking fitness, and ‘talk walks.’ Breezing through the streets highlights Santa Monica’s popular stores, restaurants, art, entertainment, new happenings, special events, and history.
Promenade has been the center of business in Santa Monica since its establishment in the late 19th century. It is a haven for shoppers as it has a lot of designer brand stores and outside malls. Some famous brands you can find in this location include Forever 21, Urban Outfitters, Abercrombie, Old Navy, Sephora, H&M, American Eagle Outfitters, and Guess.
It’s a scene for entertainment; it showcases street performers and entertainers regularly. Some of them include hip-hop dancers, classical guitar players, singers, songwriters, drummers, magicians and a lot more. It a location with top movie theatres and is for people looking for other classical forms of entertainment. Some famous theatres you can find here include the Mann Theatres, AMC Theatres, and the Loews Theatre.
The foodies are not left out of this diverse haven; Promenade hosts the oldest & largest certified organic farmers’ market which offers great food at affordable prices every Wednesday and Saturday on Arizona Ave between 2nd and 4th streets.
Foodies also rejoice in the numerous restaurants and eateries featuring fresh produce, locally sourced ingredients, and craft cocktails.
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