4th Annual MAINopoly: A Taste of Main Street Returns Sun. May 28 Memorial Day Weekend
Main Street Santa Monica’s Best Eateries, Juiceries and Coffee Shops Offer Tastings & Specials in Game Board-Style Event and Help Raise Money for Heal the Bay and Summer SOULstice
Summer kicks off on Main Street with the 4th Annual MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street. This event will take place on Sunday, May 28th from 3-8 p.m. at the street’s best food and beverage establishments to raise funds for Summer SOULstice and Heal the Bay. MAINopoly is a fun, interactive community event that mirrors the classic board game, and gives participants a culinary walking tour of Main Street’s finest restaurants, juiceries, ice cream stores, coffee shops and more.
Attendees will receive food tastings in exchange for “MAINopoly” dollars, which will feature items such as fresh fish ceviche from Enterprise Fish Co., falafel bites from Bareburger, gelato samples from Dolcenero Gelato, chicken and waffles from Areal Restaurant, cold brew coffee tastings from Espresso Cielo and many more. Select restaurants will also be offering drink specials, including $4 draft beers and $5 cocktails and $5 shots for those with the official wristband.
Other activities include beer gardens, “GO TO JAIL” VIP Beer Garden with hosted Shock Top, DJ, photo booth, snacks, picnic tables, games and more. Attendees are encouraged to dress in “Monopoly”-inspired or patriotic attire. Those who check off all of the locations on the board and turn it in at the official after party at Pink Elephant will be entered to win a “Taste of Main Street” prize package with gift certificates to participating locations.
Main Street (Between Pier Ave. & Bay St.)
2820 Main Street
2800 Main St.
Sunday, May 28
8 p.m. – Afterparty at Pink Elephant
Areal, Aussie Pie Kitchen, Bareburger, Basement Tavern, Birdcage, Books and Cookies, Bulletproof Coffee, Dolcenero Gelato, Enterprise Fish Co., Espresso Cielo, Finn McCool’s, Lula Cocina Mexicana, Manchego, NIGHT:SHIFT, Pink Elephant, Rick’s Tavern, Three Twins Ice Cream and more.
Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of for GA, and $40 in advance and $50 day of for VIP.
GA includes “Mainopoly dollars” to exchange for tastings at participating locations, food & drink specials and entrance to the Official MAINopoly After Party at AREAL.
VIP also includes access to the “Go To Jail” VIP Lounge sponsored by Shock Top with DJ, food from select local restaurants, picnic tables, games, photo booth and more.
Shock Top, Cheeky, Coco Community, Owl’s Brew, Main Street Business Improvement Association, Santa Monica Free Ride, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Santa Monica Daily Press, Cheeky and more.
The Main Street Business Improvement Association represents the businesses on Main Street in Santa Monica for the purpose of promoting and marketing the Main Street Business Improvement District (BID) as a vital, safe, unique place for shopping, dining, and cultural experiences in Santa Monica. We are committed to building and nurturing partnerships with each other, our city government, and other businesses and neighborhood organizations to improve and enhance the quality of work and life in our community. For more info visit
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Heal the Bay is a nonprofit environmental organization making Southern California coastal waters and watersheds, including Santa Monica Bay, safe, healthy and clean. We use science, education, community action and advocacy to pursue our mission. See more at: