Though known for its 340 annual days of sunshine, Santa Monica has a range of nightlife offerings that are sure to entertain well into the evening. From California nightclubs for top 40 dancing to pubs, and from opulent hotel bars to the Santa Monica Pier concert series, Santa Monica nightlife offers something for everyone.
We’ve compiled comprehensive listings of the bars, clubs and performance venues that make up our Southern California nightlife.
Santa Monica is a diverse city, so it goes without saying that Santa Monica bars exemplify diverse styles, from pool halls and patio bars to rooftop lounges and down home dives.
The nightclubs in Santa Monica offer a mix of venues for locals and visitors to raise the tempo and dance, from electronic music havens to speakeasy style dance halls.
Heading out to happy hour in Santa Monica has never been so flavorful! Enjoy a variety of drink and appetizer specials being offered from the local neighborhood bar to the swanky hotels by the beach.
Santa Monica’s events calendar offers visitors and locals a wide range of performances to enjoy on any given night, from theater and comedy to good old rock and roll.