Shop, Stroll, Sled on Abbot Kinney on Dec. 9th

Once again, Venice Paparazzi will be on the scene at the Abbot Kinney Blvd’s Annual Abbot Kinney Holiday Block Party!   Join us on Sun. Dec.  9 for snow, photos, shopping, crafts, and family fun!

Here is a message from Abbot Kinney Merchant Committee. 

A Sledding among palm trees on Abbot Kinney is an annual tradition anticipated by hundreds of families! Abbot Kinney Boulevard rings in the Holidays with a mile of fun in Venice.

Shop, stroll, sled and make-merry! The festivities are FREE, sponsored by the merchants on Abbot Kinney. “It’s our way of thanking our community” says Elisa James, co-chair of the Abbot Kinney Merchant Committee.  “I’ve seen the Boulevard evolve over the years and am proud to be a part of this vibrant and diverse neighborhood.”

Check gifts off your shopping list AND go sledding! Sunday, December 9th, 11am-4pm, is the annual Holiday Block Party. Revelers celebrate the season with fun all along Abbot Kinney.

A Mile of Merriment!

The entire Boulevard is decked out with fun!

  • The Beverly Belles 40’s era vintage trio stroll singing Holiday favorites!
  • Dozens of the most sought after mobile eateries line the Boulevard!
  • Stores offer holiday cheer and special promos!
  • Great shopping and many amazing restaurants and bars!

Wintry Playground

Abbot Kinney and Palms Blvd. (The Brig Parking lot – 1515 Abbot Kinney)

  • Santa arrives via police escort!  Sirens and carols blare and kids climb aboard Santa’s sleigh! (11:00am-12:30pm)
  • Sled on real snow!
  • The Craft Camper sets up her magical camp and kids bake peppermint melties!
  • Face painting!
  • Kids (of all ages and even fur babies) visit with Santa! (11:00am-4:00pm)

The LA Kings bring Hockey to Venice!

 Santa Clara Avenue (at Green Leaf Chop Shop – 1239 Abbot Kinney)

  • Street Hockey Rink and Puck shoot will take over the street with LA Kings staff giving pro tips.

Abbot Kinney, renowned for its shops, restaurants, and galleries, inhabiting eclectic century-old bungalows and modern architectural buildings – in the heart of famed Venice Beach, California. Celebrities, foodies, local artists and bohemians mingle at top-chef eateries and neighborhood haunts alike. Abbot Kinney is a local community mainstay that attracts international tourists. Cutting-edge design easily mixes with quirky style. Abbot Kinney Boulevard is an expression of the celebrated Venice arts community.

For more information contact: Donna Humphrey 310.422.4702  [email protected] org


View photos of past AK holiday photos by Venice Paparazzi!

Thank you to Abbot Kinney Merchants Association for having Venice Paparazzi as your official event photographers!

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View list of fun things to do on Abbot Kinney Blvd by Venice Paparazzi


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