THE TUESDAY EVENT HAS BEEN POST POSTPONED -Â
The Wednesday Ride with the Mayor is still a GO!
- Tuesday, August 15th POSTPONED
In 1976, Santa Monica became the first city in the region to establish community gardens.
Main Street, Euclid Park, Park Avenue & Ishiharaâ€” Itâ€™s just the beginning!Â
August Ride with the Mayor, Community Gardens Bike Tour
followed by HandleBar Happy Hour at Bareburger!
- Wednesday, August 16th
- 5:30pm rollÂ
- Ride begins at Santa Monica City HallÂ
1685 Main Street
end atÂ Bareburger, 2732 Main StreetÂ
This month, Join us for another Ride with Mayor on a tour of Santa Monica’s Community Gardens. Â We’ll wind up at one of our #BikeLocalSM favorites,Â Bareburger on Main Street for an extended HandleBar Happy Hour #HBHH.
Come meet us, Mayor Ted Winterer, City staff, and your neighbors while enjoying a fun bike ride in the breezy Santa Monica sunshine!Â The ride will be about 7 miles and should take about 1.5 hours. The plan is to leave from City Hall just after 5:30pm. Ride route is HERE
Bring your own bike, helmet, lock & water bottle. Family friendly â€“ however children should be capable of street riding or in an appropriate child seat or trailer.
No bike? No problem! Just grab a Breeze Bike Share!
The monthly Mayor Ride was born at theÂ Breeze One year Anniversary EventÂ with a proclamation from City Manager Rick Cole. SM Spoke led theÂ 1st Ride with the Mayor which was joined by the California Bicycle Coalition Board of Directors January 2017Â – the event has continued monthly as promised with a different theme. Stay up to date on events all over Santa Monica and the Westside atÂ SMSpoke.org,Â and on our calendar. You can also check out Santa Monica City Planning on Facebook
The City of Santa Monica currentlyÂ has 4 community garden sites
Main Street Gardens, 2200 Main Street / 73 individual garden plots;
Park Drive North and South, Park Drive off of Broadway / 38 individual garden plots;
Euclid Park, 1515 Euclid / 11 individual garden plots and 3 workshop plots;
The newest addition is the Learning Garden at Ishihara Park 2909 Exposition Blvd which serves as Santa Monica’s first Communal Garden as well as an Urban Agriculture Education Site. In an effort to expand gardening knowledge to the many apartment dwellers around the City, workshops and tours of the garden and adjacent Urban Fruit Tree Orchard are planned to take place regularly throughout the year. For more information on the Community Garden programs, please visit the web site at
For more information onÂ the Community Garden programsÂ or to sign up for the waitlist visit the City of Santa Monica Community Gardens websiteÂ here.