Covid-19 Santa Monica Updates & News

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 Santa Monica Updates

Santa Monica has 2,806 active cases of COVID-19. Click here for the official update from The City of Santa Monica.

I will be keeping this page up to date with relevant COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information. In these unprecedented times, warm wishes to you and yours for health and prosperity in 2021. Hope to sea you in Santa Monica soon!

In the meantime, please see below for the latest city updates.

Who's Open?

Here's what's open now:

  • Parks (outdoor recreation only)
  • Santa Monica Beach and beach parking lots
  • Beach bike paths
  • Ocean Front Walk
  • Tennis courts and select recreation facilities
  • Santa Monica Public Library
  • Community gardens
  • Santa Monica Pier; however Pacific Park rides are closed


Beaches in Los Angeles County, including Santa Monica State Beach, are open for the following activities:

*  Individual or family ocean activities

*  Individual family active recreation and exercise

*  Sunbathing, sitting and lying on sand

*  Picnicking chairs, canopies or coolers

*  Fishing


Restaurants are currently allowed to provide food for takeout, curbside pickup and delivery only. Santa Monica Travel & Tourism has compiled a resource with all the restaurants offering takeout, curbside pickup and delivery.

What’s on your plate? No matter what you’re craving, now is the time to #EatLocal. See below for a running list to help you locate all the Santa Monica restaurants that are open for takeout, curbside pickup and delivery. Please check with each individual restaurant for more details.

Hotels & Motels

Currently 40 of Santa Monica’s 41 hotels are open for essential travel and to support critical infrastructure only, per the California Regional Stay at Home Order. For a list of open hotels, please click here.

Stay Informed on COVID-19 Reopenings

Stay informed on what's happening in Santa Monica:

  • Hotline number:  310-458-8400 or
  • Emergency alerts: 
  • Social media: 

Twitter - @santamonicacity

Facebook/Instagram @cityofsantamonica 

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