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 meets the 1st Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm at Virginia Avenue Park. Click to view the meeting agenda, click 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. 


Most Loved Santa Monica 2014 Winners!

The winners of the Most Loved Santa Monica survey have been announced. Congratulations to the winners on Pico Blvd!

Most Loved Business on Pico Boulevard
Trader Joe's

Be sure to check out Santa Monica's other favorites at Buy Local SM.

Pico Spring Mixer: Wednesday, March 19th 5:30-7:00pm

Pico Spring Mixer held on Wednesday, March 19th is the first mixer of 2014 hosted by PIO. Join us for refreshments, door prizes, and more!

Don't miss the Pico Spring Mixer, the first mixer of 2014 hosted by PIO. Join us for refreshments, door prizes, and more! This event will be held at Vidiots on Wednesday, March 19 at 5:30 pm.


Opening Reception for Artist Vicki McClay: Sunday, March 9th 4:00-7:00pm

Show your support for Pico and local artists! Join us for the opening reception of Santa Monica artist Vicki McClay. The reception will be held at Upper West on Pico Blvd. For more details, contact The Beach Vault at (310) 899-4422.

Join us for the opening reception of Vicki McClay's "Latitudes"

Santa Monica Welcomes the LA Marathon!

Attention all runners! Get ready for the 2014 ASICS LA Marathon, finishing at the beach on Sunday, March 9th, 2014. Whether you're a runner or a cheering fan, come join us at the finish line! Don't miss out on the marathon-inspired discounts and special events.

For more information on events, street closures, or how to register, visit www.smgov.net/marathon/marathon.aspx.


Most Loved Santa Monica Survey

Pick Pico! This is your chance to show your love for Pico Blvd restaurants, salons, art galleries and more. Be sure to include all your favorite local merchants. Thank you!