Dedication of Ken Genser Square

Sunday, November 17 at 11AM
1685 Main Street, Santa Monica


Mayor Ken Genser served and led Santa Monica for over two decades. Celebrate Ken's legacy of commitment, vision, and service as we dedicate the revitalized space in front of City Hall in his honor.

Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy food and drink from Izzy's Deli following the ceremony.

Free parking available at the Civic Center Parking Structure, 333 Civic Center Drive. Free bike valet available on site.

To request an accessibility-related accommodation, call 310.458.8310 at least one week in advance. For more info, email ccs@smgov.net or call 310.458.8310.

For more information on the park and dedication event visit www.smgov.net/tongvapark 


Our New Website Is Ready

Tongva Park and Ken Genser Square now have their own home online! The new site is the place to go for information on the parks, opening celebration, and more - like photo galleries of the park's plant palettes and a press kit. Check it out:


Note: Now that construction is complete, this site will eventually go away. 



Celebrate the Parks on October 19

 SAVE THE DATE! Community Celebration

Saturday, October 19 at 11 am 

Everyone's invited to celebrate these special new public spaces, rain or shine, from 11 am - 4 pm. Following an opening ceremony that will include remarks from Santa Monica Mayor Pam O'Connor, world-renowned landscape designer James Corner, and an opening blessing by members of the Tongva, the day will feature cultural exhibits, entertainment, and tours. Food trucks will also be on site. (Full program to follow soon!)