October 7, 2008

The Promenade at Westlake Unveils a Fresh New Look With Weekend of Celebration October 11 and 12

On Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12, The Promenade at Westlake will celebrate the debut of its updated look and welcome new shops and restaurants. The celebration will commence on Saturday, October 11 at 6:00 p.m. with "Starry Night," offering an evening out for adults. Four venues will showcase different types of music against the backdrop of shimmering star projections illuminating pathways and archways throughout The Promenade. Guests will enjoy the musical talents of four eclectic acts, Blue Cat Express, Judy Chamberlain Trio, Bill Cantos and Blue Note Jazz Band.

"Sunny Day," Sunday, October 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. will be a fun-filled day for families with a variety of activities sure to delight the kids such as, an artist creating a giant sidewalk chalk mural of The Promenade's centerpiece Joy to Life Fountain, a caricature artist, face painter, strolling balloon artist and a special performance from a children's musical group.

The Promenade at Westlake has been completely redone with all buildings getting a fresh look in a warm sophisticated color palette and decorative awnings. The landscaping plan has been updated with even more mature trees, pots and plantings, seasonal flowers and shrubs creating a lush environment and highlighting the pathways and plazas. A patio has been added to the already extensive public areas and new outdoor furniture is spread throughout for relaxing or visiting with friends. The Promenade also is welcoming recent additions including the highly-regarded Los Angeles favorite, The Grill on the Alley; celebrity frequented boutique Madison; and soon-to-open neighborhood jewel, Trattoria Farfalla.

There will be special shopping bonuses available Saturday and Sunday.

 WHAT:     Starry Night and Sunny Day - featuring a variety of music, shopping bonuses and children's entertainment  WHEN:     Saturday, October 11 "Starry Night" from 6p.m. to 10p.m.  Sunday, October 12 "Sunny Day" from 11a.m. to 6p.m.  WHERE:    The Promenade at Westlake Westlake Boulevard and Thousand Oaks Boulevard  CONTACT:  All media requests should be directed to Ashley Greer at (310) 396-2400 or [email protected]