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Have a Venice Beach Fun day! Check out this list of 50+ fun things to do in Venice, California.

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No trip to Venice is complete without visiting each of the listed attractions and unique neighborhoods that make up our city!  #VeniceBeachFun . 1. Walk and be entertained on the world famous VENICE BOARDWALK. Artists, street performers, shopping, souvenirs Venice Beach Freakshow, tattoos, bars and restaurants. 2. Have a beach day at VENICE BEACH. Surf, swim, bodyboard and splash around in the Pacific Ocean. Go for a deep...more
New monument on the corner of Venice and Lincoln! Come see what is all about at Venice Historical Society’s “The Lives of the Venice Japanese Americans” event on June 29th!

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Greetings readers!  Have you noticed the new monument on the N.W. corner of Venice Blvd. and Lincoln Blvd.? It is called the Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument (VJAMM), and was installed April 27, 2017, to commemorate the internment of Japanese Americans as a result of the bombing or Pearl Harbor.   Above photo of the VJAMM committee.  Photo courtesy of VJAMM . . About:  The Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument was...more
Get your beach body ready with these fun Venice workouts!

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.   Set your intention and get to training!   From a yoga/spinning hybrid to a sandy beach work out, we have the inside line on where to train in Venice.  Check out the Venice Activities Checklist! . . 1.  Train at the beach!   Surf, swim, body board and splash around in the Pacific Ocean. Go for a deep sand run or power walk in ankle deep water. Sunbathe & relax. Keep...more
Abbot Kinney Festival is now accepting applications for Vendors for the 2017 Abbot Kinney Festival!!

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Save the date Sept. 24th for the Abbot Kinney Festival! . Once again Team Venice Paparazzi will be the official photographers of the Abbot Kinney Festival!  Woo hoo! About the Abbot Kinney Festival:  Southern California’s largest FREE community festival – now in its 33rd year. The festival draws more than 100,000 adults and families. The mile-long stretch of Abbot Kinney Blvd. is lined with FOUR great, live music stages,...more
100’s of athletes will line the iconic stage of Muscle Beach Gym in Venice, California on July 4th!

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  Attend or register for one of the following 2017 Muscle Beach events!   . Events presented by Bodybuilding.com, hosted by Stealthletic Gear and Icon Muscle, and produced by Joe Wheatley Productions. . Muscle Beach Venice events include:  Body building, figure, bikini, men & women's physique, couples (Mixed Pairs), vintage pinup, "Raw" Power Lift Off, Strict Curl, and more!    A health fitness expo, free give aways,  Muscle Beach Hall of Fame awards, fitness...more
A great time had by all at Surfside’s Friends and Family event!

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Article by Alex Stowell . Surfside Venice, located in the old Danny’s spot, held a friends and family event on Wed. June 21, 2017 in order to get some of the kinks out before the grand opening on July 13, at which Peace Frog will be playing. Surfside is owned and operated by the folks that own SameSun Hostel, which is upstairs in the same building.  They have a...more
Summer is here! Get your board game on, and take a surf or skate lesson with Maui and Sons’ qualified instructors!

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Maui and Sons Retail Surf & Skate Shop ABOUT:  Our surf shop offers everything from surf lessons and board rentals to board shorts, rash guards, and everything in-between.  Whether you’re renting a board, taking a surf lesson or purchasing a t-shirt, when you’re at the Maui & Sons Retail Surf Shop we care about the experience you have.  We are open 7 days a week 8:30ish...more
Calling all paddle tennis enthusiasts! The L.A. City Doubles Paddle Tennis Championships in Venice is set for July 15 & 16.

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Play more paddle tennis in 2017!    Compete in a tournament, play a fun game, or watch some of the world’s best paddle tennis players in action at the Venice Beach Paddle Tennis courts, located on the Venice Beach Boardwalk. . About: Paddle Tennis is a game that looks like a cross between ping-pong and tennis. The court looks like a scaled down tennis court and the rules are...more
Go Skateboarding Day!

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June 21 is GO SKATEBOARDING DAY!    Every year on June 21, skateboarders around the globe celebrate the pure exhilaration, creativity, and spirit of one of the most infuential activities in the world by blowing off all other obligations to go skateboarding.  For more info, visit goskateboardingday.org. . Photo above:   Ger-I Lewis, Jessie Martinez, past Mayor Antonio Villagarosa, and past 11th Councilman Bill Rosendahl at the the grand opening of the...more
Learn The Story of Venice’s Founder, Abbot Kinney and the early history of the V with Detour. Tour narrated by Venice Paparazzi

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Want to know about Abbot Kinney and Venice history?    Check out Detour's audio tour "Venice: Abbot Kinney's Impossible Dream."  Discover how Venice was created -- and almost destroyed -- and meet the spirit of town-founder Abbot Kinney.   Venice Paparazzi's Edizen Stowell is honored to be the tour guide on Detour's Venice: Abbot Kinney's Impossible Dream.  View details below! . About Detour:  Beautifully produced GPS audio walks that...more