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Most Loved Santa Monica Businesses Contest Returns


It's time to show your love for your favorite Downtown Santa Monica business.

Throughout the month of February you are encouraged to vote for your most loved yoga studio, coffee shop, farmers' market vendor and more. There are a host of categories, including most loved Downtown business and most loved happy hour spot. There are over two dozen categories in all.

Only one vote is allowed per IP address, so vote at home, at work, and on your friend's laptop. ;)

Vote by visiting  

Last year there were over 3,500 votes.

Voting closes on Feb. 28, at 11_59 p.m. Votes will be tallied by the Santa Monica High School statistics class in partnership with Buy Local Santa Monica, a program created by the City and Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. to support local businesses by encouraging people to shop and eat close to home.

Most Loved Contest winners will be announced in May at a special ceremony at City Hall. 

Last year's Downtown winners are Orangetheory Fitness - Most Loved Downtown Business, Most Loved Fitness/Yoga/Pilates/Dance Studio, Harvelle's - Most Loved Live Music/Entertainment/Comedy Venue, Centinela Feed - Most Loved Pet-Centric Business, Runner Up, Murray Family Farms - Most Loved Farmers' Market Vendor, Bezian Bakery - Most Loved Prepared Food Vendor, Farmers' Market, Salon Tru - Most Loved Salon/Spa