Feel like going on a beach picnic? We’ll do you one even better. How about a Picnic on the Promenade?
The place? Downtown Santa Monica on the Third Street Promenade, just a short walk to the beach. The exact location — the corner of Arizona and Third Streets.
The time? Starting this Friday and every Friday after throughout the summer from noon to 3 p.m..
What to look for? A pop-up patio with picnic tables and umbrellas. Accompanying music comes live via KCRW. Deejays on tap include DJ Garth Trinidad spin his signature progressive world rhythm this Friday. Upcoming: Chris Douridas on June 13th and Raul Campos on August 8.
Why all this picnicking? The Third Street Promenade is turning 25 this year and this is just one of the ways the city is celebrating. Be there with a picnic basket (or take-out from a local eatery), or be square!