The 5th Annual MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street, LA


Affair: The 5th Annual MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street

When: Sunday, May 27, 2018 @ 1-6PM

After-party @ 6PM

Hot Spot: Main Street (Between Pier Ave. & Bay St.), Santa Monica, CA

Deets: The 5th Annual MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street will take place on Sunday, May 27th from 1-6 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 tastings in exchange for "MAINopoly" dollars, which will feature items such as ice cream samples from Sweet Rose Creamery, house baked cookie bites from Stella Barra, mac and cheese tastings from Manchego, cold brew coffee and skin collagen shots from Bulletproof Coffee and many more. Select restaurants will also be offering drink specials, including $5 draft beers and $6 cocktails for those with the official wristband.

Other activities include beer gardens, "GO TO JAIL" VIP Beer Garden with hosted brews from Golden Road including their Heal the Bay IPA, cocktails from Dulce Vida tequila, bubbly from Pommery Champagne, DJ, photo booth, snacks, picnic tables, games and more. Attendees are encouraged to dress in "Monopoly"-inspired or patriotic attire. Those who make their way around the board and turn it in at the official after party will be entered to win a "Taste of Main Street" prize package.

Attendees are encouraged to use ride-share, public transport and bikes. Bird will have a hub and designated scooters for attendees at the check-in.

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

Who You May Spot: 

Ashland Hill, Aussie Pie Kitchen, Bulletproof Coffee, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Dolcenero Gelato, Espresso Cielo, Finn McCool's, La Vecchia, Lula Cocina Mexicana, M Street Kitchen, Manchego, Novel Cafe, Rick's Tavern, Simples Tonics, Stella Barra, Sweet Rose Creamery & The Victorian.

American Born Whiskey, Pommery Champagne, Golden Road, Buy Local, Cheeky, Coco Community, Dulce Vida Tequila, Farm Fresh to You,Main Street Business Improvement Association, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Freebird Rides, Santa Monica Free Ride, The Argonaut.

Hint For The Average Socialite: Tickets are available at or 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.

VIP includes access to the "Go To Jail" VIP Lounge sponsored by Golden Road and Pommery Champagne, food from select restaurants, DJ, picnic tables, games, photo booth and more.

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