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. 


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!


4th of July Parade - PIO Supports Santa Monica Youth Orchestra

Pico Improvement Organization sponsored the Santa Monica youth orchestra with two trucks in the Fourth of July parade this year. We are proud of your performance!

For more photos of the event check out our gallery.

Art and Frame Clearance Sale: June 28-30th, 10am-6pm

Come visit Blue 7 Gallery for original paintings, photos, frames, posters, and much more!
This weekend only, get 50% off your first custom frame and 30% off a second frame.
Clearance sale runs from June 28th-30th at 10am-6pm.

Blue 7 Gallery - Artistic Picture Frames
3129 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA.
(310) 449-1444