Welcome to PIO
  1. The PIO is committed to promote business and commerce within the Santa Monica Pico Blvd Business Improvement area.
  2. The PIO is committed to promote goodwill between the business community and the residential areas immediately adjacent to the Boulevard.
Contact Info

3019 Pico Blvd #4
Santa Monica, CA 90405


Monthly Board Meeting

The PIO Board of Directors meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Virginia Ave Park. Click to view the meeting agenda, here

PIO BYLAWS click here

Our Partners

The Pico Boulevard district in the City of Santa Monica contains a growing number of attractions, businesses, art galleries, one-of-a-kind clothing boutiques, coffee shops, and more. A zone of small clubs, cafés, Trader Joe's, and the critically acclaimed restaurants Upper West, Valentino, and Lares are found along the Eastern sector of the boulevard; while Vidiots, Bowlmor Santa Monica Bowling Lanes, Shutters on the Beach, Casa del Mar and the Viceroy hotels mark Pico's western terminus.

Major landmarks include the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, McCabe's Guitar Shop, the Morgan-Wixson Theatre, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica College and Santa Monica High School. 


Miracle on 34th Street, Toy Drive & Fundraiser: Sunday, December 7th 6:00pm

Upper West Restaurant holds its holiday fundraiser and toy drive on December 7th, in benefit of Miracles for Kids. Their mission is to improve the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses. 50% of the proceeds from this event will benefit Miracles for Kids. RSVP today!


5 Course Dinner at Upper West: Thursday, September 18th 7:00pm

Enjoy a spectacular 5 course dinner paired by Executive Chef Nick Shipp at Upper West!


Grand Opening of Lo/Cal Coffee & Market: Saturday, August 23rd 8am-5pm

Don't miss the grand opening party of this great new coffee shop on Pico Blvd. Lo/Cal will be serving $1 coffee drinks all day! The first 50 customers will also receive a FREE bag of Stumptown Coffee. So be sure to come early!


Pico Summer Mixer: Thursday, August 21st 5:30-7:00pm

Be sure to check out the Pico Summer Mixer which will be held on Thursday, August 21st.
Join us for refreshments, door prizes, and more!


Opening Reception for Artist Stephanie Trachtenberg: Sunday, July 20th 4-7pm

Join us on July 20th for the opening reception of artist Stephanie Trachtenberg. The reception will be held at Upper West on Pico Blvd. For more details, contact The Beach Vault at (310) 899-4422. Come show your support for Pico and local artists!