Santa Monica’s Main Street offers some of the most incredible food & beverage establishments around….the Inaugural MAINopoly: A Taste of Main Street makes for a fabulous food event that will raise funds for Summer SOULstice and Heal the Bay. It all takes place this Sunday, May 25th from 2-8 pm.

Sun May25-TasteofMainSt-mainopolyMAINopoly is a fun, interactive community event that mirrors the classic board game and gives participants a culinary tour of Main Street’s finest restaurants, juiceries, coffee shops and bars.

Attendees will receive food tastings in exchange for special MAINopoly dollars, which will include items such as as fresh fish ceviche from Enterprise Fish Co., goat cheese en pan tostada from Manchego, famed Magic Brownies from M Street Kitchen, Captain Ron’s Mac n Cheese from The Galley, Freddos Iced Coffee from Peet’s, California Rolls from Tsukiji Sushi Sen and more. Select restaurants will also be offering special happy hour menus and drink specials such as $4 draft beers and $5 cocktails and shots, to those with the official event wristband.

Other activities include beer gardens, “Go Directly to Jail” photo booth and more Memorial Day weekend festivities. Attendees are encouraged to dress in “Monopoly”-inspired or patriotic (red, white and blue) attire, and those who hit all of the locations will be entered to win a Taste of Main Street prize with gift certificates to participating locations.

Participating restaurants include: 3 Twins Ice Cream, Areal, Basement Tavern, Beyond O2, Enterprise Fish Co., Finn McCool’s, Kafe K, LuLa’s Cocina Mexicana, M Street Kitchen, Manchego, RAWvolution, Panini Garden, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Inc., Pressed Juicery, Rick’s Tavern, Stella Barra, Sunny Blue, The Galley, Tsukiji Sushi Sen and more.

The event is presented by Spin PR, Main Street Business Improvement Association, Buy Local, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Santa Monica Daily Press, Tastemade and Taxi Magic.

Taxi Magic is the Official Transportation sponsor of MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street. Downloadthe #1 taxi app and use code “MAINOPOLY” to get $10 off your first ride!

Ticket price includes tastings at all participating locations, drink specials and entrance to the Official MAINopoly After Party at the Basement Tavern at The Victorian.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 day of and available at or

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

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:

Admission: Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 the day of and a portion of all ticket sales benefit Summer SOULstice and Heal the Bay.

What: MAINopoly – Taste of Main Street
Where: Main Street (Between Pier Ave. & Bay St.), Santa Monica, CA 90405
When: Sunday, May 25, 2:00 pm -8:00 pm