Moms rule!  Check out this list of local things to do with mom.

Spend the day at the beach with mom!    This is the thing that makes Venice the most special place on earth.  And, admission is free!  Click here for more Venice Beach info.
Mother’s Day Buffet at James Beach!   James Beach will have their traditional fabulous buffet with $7 Mimosa and Bloody Mary specials. Reservations at or call (310) 823-5396.


Who loves your Mom?!  Brennan’s does!  Free brunch for Mom!

Bring your Mama to Hama Sushi!  Free Mochi  ice cream for Mom all day and night on Mother’s Day! Located on the former Grand Canal in historic Venice Beach, California Hama was founded in 1979 and was one of the first authentic Japanese sushi restaurants in the United States.

Enjoy a Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch with a Marina view at Tony P’s Dockside Grill.  Featuring entrees include: fresh grilled salmon, house-smoked pulled pork, a carving station and more!  The kid’s will have their own buffet table. Fun!

Buy Mom cocktails with a 360 degree view of Los Angeles at High Rooftop Lounge!    

Catch up with mom while watching a Venice, California sunset!  Admission is free.  View some of our favorite sunset photos and viewing locations here!

Learn about the history of Venice and Abbot Kinney with Detour!  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.  Details here!

Cruise along the coast with mom!  The bike path that runs along the sand in Venice is 22 miles long and extends from Palos Verdes through Pacific Palisades, with a brief in-land detour.  Jay’s Rentals has bikes, tandems, blades and skates for cruising the path.  Ask Jay’s about their all day $15 bike rental.    (310) 392-7306

Buy Mom a skateboard, or a full package surf lesson from Maui and Sons!  

Read poetry with mom at the Venice Beach Poet’s Monument!  The words of Jim Morrison of the Doors, Manazar Gamboa, Philomene Long,  Exene Cervenka of the Punk Rock band X, actor Viggo Mortensen, and others are engraved in the concrete walls of the LAPD substation and three public restrooms exterior shower walls.
Does Mom medicate?  Pick up some of nature’s wonder at the finest collective in Venice at Green Goddess Collective.  They have a full line of indica, sativa and hybrids.  As well, the edible section is outstanding!  So, grab some chocolates from the GGC and give Mom the green gift!
Go to the theater!  Check out Venice’s Pacific Resident Theatre, Electric Lodge, and Beyond Baroque!

All mom’s love coffee and desserts!  Get mom a gift card from The Cow’s End Cafe.  Family owned since 1989. Where the Locals Hang.

Cruise Venice at Sunset with Venice Electric Light Parade 

If Mom likes seafood, then this is her jam!  Enjoy a leisure stroll along Abbot Kinney Blvd., then treat your mom at Salt Air!   Salt Air is a seafood-centric beach bistro located on Abbot Kinney in Venice, California.

Click here for all fun things to do on Abbot Kinney Blvd.

Mom loves Venice!    So take her to boardwalk for lunch! Dine and people watch at the Sidewalk Cafe

Click here for full  list of amazing restaurants to impress your mom!  

Get Mom a room at either Venice Breeze Suites, Venice Beach Suites and Hotel,  Hotel Erwin, Cadillac Hotel.   Check out this list of awesome hotels! 
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