Enjoy a cubicle-free lunch where the active ingredients are sunlight, sea breeze, a vibrant scene, and live KCRW music!Downtown Santa Monica, Inc.introducesPicnic on the Promenade, a patio that pops onThird Street PromenadeFridays beginningMay 16through the summer. Fromnoon to 3:00 p.m.at the corner of Arizona and Third Street in Santa Monica, picnic tables and umbrellas spring up to create a lively outdoor lunching area for Downtown Santa Monica residents and workers wanting to break free from their computers and cubicles. Picnic-goers are welcome to bring their own food, or grab-and-go from their favorite Third Street Promenade eateries. It’s free, and it’s here for the summer to help celebrateThird Street Promenade’s 25th Anniversary.
To provide a soundtrack to this scene, Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. has partnered with locally produced NPR affiliateKCRW. To launch the inauguralMay 16Picnic, station DJGarth Trinidadwill spin his signature progressive world rhythm for picnic-goers.Chris Douridaswill take the turntables on June 13th, andRaul Camposwill lay down theFridayfunk onAugust 8.