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Who wants a brew? Check out this beer drinker’s guide

By VP's Alex Stowell . Who wants a brew? . You do, and me too!  And, we are in luck!  There are a ton of taps in this town that pour all sorts of sudsy goodness. . Let's have a look, shall we! . Moving from the south (the Marina)  to the north end of the Venice boardwalk we will stop off at the seven best places to get an ice old beer...more
The perfect date! Check out this list of rad, fun and perhaps romantic things to do.

. Have a beach date!  The weather report for this weekend is sunny and 80 degrees!  Don't forget to lather up your sweetheart with sunscreen. . Watch a Venice sunset!  We have the list for best views. . Rent a tandem bike and ride to the coast from Venice to Palos Verdes to Pacific Palisades.  Check out Jay's Rentals for tandems, and ask them about their $15 all day special on bikes....more
VENICE NIGHTLIFE: Live Music, DJ, Art, Theater, Comedy, & more!

  DJ & DANCING Dj at the James Beach every Friday and Sat.  Venice Beats every Friday night 11pm-2am. Dj at the Canal Club every Friday and Sat. DJ at Danny's every Fri and Sat night 9pm to 1am Townhouse -The Del Monte Speakeasy.  Open 'till 2a.m. nightly . . ______________ VYNYL NIGHTS: Vinyl Night Thursdays with old records at Danny's.  Bring  in your own album, and Danny's will play them and give you a complimentary draft beef of your choice!...more
Live music venues

Danny’s Venice: Check out Danny’s on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays for a variety of local live talent. The styles vary widely, but it is generally acoustic/electric user friendly music that you can eat to. Thursday Night Karaoke. About: An eclectic eatery offering a mix of California cuisine & comfort food favorites. Open from 11am – 2am daily. Breakfast served til’ 3pm. Kitchen closes at 1am. Bar...more
Ongoing events in Venice!

Every Friday: Freaky Tiki Fridays at the Canal Club.  Live music with DJ Jaques and Calavera Tequila drink specials. First Fridays on Abbot Kinney Blvd. Bottomless weekends at Cabo Cantina. $9.95 Mimosas and Bloody Marys. Last Friday's on Main Street DJ & extended happy hour at Nikki's Live Music at Danny’s! Every Saturday: Every second Saturday is the Venice High School Flea Market. 8 a.m- 3:00 p.m. Money raised goes to the Gondolier...more
Townhouse -The Del Monte Speakeasy. Historic bar and live music venue. Established 1915. DJ, live music, pool table, comedy, burlesque, signature drinks and more. Open until 2am nightly

Historic Bar and live music venue.   Established 1915. Your Townhouse Saloon was originally opened in Venice, California in 1915 as Menotti’s, by an Italian immigrant and Venetian named Cesar Menotti. After almost a century of continuous operation, including periods of war, temperance, political upheaval, technological breakthroughs, and cocktail revolutions, Townhouse has maintained its timeless charm, and is now Los Angeles’ oldest and most venerable watering...more
Where to go for live music.

Where can one go to hear some good original live music?  -- RG Club- Located in famed Venice Beach, CA at 2536 Lincoln Blvd, just north of Washington. The RG Club is housed in a historic 1932 building. We are open to the public seven days a week, featuring the best in live entertainment, craft cocktails and a robust beer, liquor, and non alcoholic beverage selection. Live Music Nightly:...more
Activities in the Marina

About:  Marina del Rey's the Marina is the world's largest man-made small craft harbor with 19 marinas.  It has the capacity for 5,300 boats and is home port to approximately 6,500 boats.  The marina houses a wide variety of restaurants, hotels, bars, boats and a beach.  In addition to great entertainment options, one can find fishing and whale watching tours, parasailing, stand up paddle boarding...more
Venice Nightlife

Live Music, Theatre, Art Openings, Burlesque, Comedy, DJ's, where to play pool, and more! LIVE MUSIC Live local music at Danny’s every Wednesday, Thursdays, Friday and Saturday nights. Acoustic Tuesdays at the Whaler. Every Tuesday 9 p.m.-1a.m. Hosted by Jeremy from Meet me at the Pub Live Jazz at Hal's every Monday night. Townhouse -The Del Monte Speakeasy. Historic bar and live music venue. Established 1915. Open until 2am...more
Washington Square.

The southern end of Venice is home to the Venice Pier and an upscale area known to locals as Washington Square. The crowds are good looking and the party is steady.  Great restaurants, bars, shops, and people watching are the main activities in this neighborhood.   The Venice Pier and parking is located at the end of Washington Blvd.     Suggested Activities: -Grab a coffee, tea or smoothie...more