Happy Birthday Marion!
Join the Santa Monica Conservancy in celebrating Marion Davies -- silent film actress, famed party hostess and the original Beach House resident. Music, dancing, stories… it’s a slice of Gold Coast era history come to life!
Guests are welcome to come in their favorite Gold Coast era attire or in costume as if attending one of Davies’s famed costume parties.
Schedule of festivities
• Step back in time as docents, in vintage attire, evoke Marion’s Hollywood circle, and her famous parties!
• Davies’ biographer Lara Fowler shows home movies from Marion and Hearst’s European vacations.
• Film producer/historian Elaina Archer introduces Marion’s 1928 film Show People. Guests are invited to rotate through the screening.
•Cut a rug to music from the classic American song book performed by LA Love Band featuring Danny Meyer, and enjoy sleight of hand by magician Tom Frank.
It’s a birthday toast to Marion, and more music!
Happy Birthday Marion! is a free event. Reservations are recommended. All ages welcome.
To register: Select the 'quantity' of reservations you would like to make from the above drop-down menu, and click REGISTER. If you do not wish to register through Facebook, click "register with email" at the bottom of the ticket field. Submit your reservation; a confirmation email will be sent to the email you provide.
Getting Here: The Annenberg Community Beach House is located at 415 Pacific Coast Hwy. Parking is available for $3 per hour or $8 per day. Please pay for parking at the machine upon your arrival. Cash and credit card accepted.
Ample bike parking is available; please bring a lock.
Breeze Bike Share: If you do not have a bike, utilize one of the new Breeze Bike Share stations located throughout the City. One of the stations is conveniently located at the Annenberg Community Beach House.
The Annenberg Community Beach House is wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant. For disability related accommodations, please call Guest Services at 310-458-4904.