SANTA MONICA—On Sunday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the city of Santa Monica will be hosting the second year of COAST, an open streets event that promotes physical activity like walking, biking, skating and scooting throughout the two miles of the activated streets.
According to a press release from the city of Santa Monica, the route covers Ocean Avenue from Wilshire Boulevard to Tongva Park and Main Street from Colorado to Pier Avenues. COAST is free for all to attend. Along the route, participants will experience live music and performances, local food, art installations, exciting restaurants, one-of-a-kind shops, promotions on the Pier, and unique areas promoting mobility, art, and sustainability. Come meet Santa Monica City Councilmembers who will be there to meet COAST-goers.
Attendees are encouraged to participate by bike, walk, take Big Blue Bus or Expo to COAST. Free bike valets will be available along the route. Last year marked Santa Monica’s first open streets event, in concoction with the opening of the Expo Light Rail connecting Downtown L.A. to Downtown Santa Monica. COAST drew more than 50,000 people to experience Expo and safely explore Santa Monica. Santa Monica is excited for year two of the event that connects residents to the many ways of getting around in Santa Monica, and to each other. For more information, visit smgov.net/coast and follow along using #SaMoCOAST.