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There are endless fun things to do in Venice, California.

Whether you’re visiting Venice, California, or live in the V and need a stay-cation, no experience is complete without checking out each of the listed attractions and unique neighborhoods that make up our city.  Check out our #VeniceBeachFun lists below.  Enjoy!

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  • Start your day at The Cow’s End Cafe. Coffee, tea, juice, breakfast burritos, sandwiches and wraps.  Family Owned Since 1989. Located by the Venice Pier
  •  People watch at THE SIDEWALK CAFE, a Venice Boardwalk landmark for 43 years. Restaurant & sports bar w/ an outdoor patio. $5 Taco Tuesdays.
  • Enjoy cocktails & a 360 degree view of Venice @ HIGH ROOFTOP LOUNGE.
  • Get the best pizza on the boardwalk at BIG DADDY‘S. Family run and serving Venice since 1997. 100% plant based & crafted with love!
  • Bikes, Skates, Scooters, Boards & Surf lessons at JAY’S RENTALS.
  • Cocktails & Dining “Beach Style” at JAMES’ BEACH. Happy Hour Mon-Fri. 5-7 pm, Weekend Brunch w/ $7 Mimosas/Bloody Marys. Try their fish tacos.
  • Sushi, Saki & Surf Films @ HAMA SUSHI. Daily happy hour 3-7pm
  • THE WATERFRONT VENICE, a casual coastal California destination serving good food and good vibes daily.
  • Coffee, conversation, bakery & internet cafe at THE COW’S END CAFE.
  • Burgers and 26 craft beers on draft at SIMMZY’S.
  • Seafood, 40 taps, and a marina view at TONY P’S DOCKSIDE GRILL.
  • Party at BRENNAN’S. Sports, turtle racing, dog friendly patio.
  • 19TH AVE FOOD COURT on the Boardwalk. Sushi, tacos, Greek food, and coffee.
  • Take your dog to the DOG PARK. Get treats from BRUNOSVenice.com.


  • Hit the iron, bang out some plyometrics, or take a group class at the iconic GOLD’S GYM VENICE.
  • Get hot and sweaty at MODO YOGA LA. Calm. Fit. Inspired.



  • Adorn yourself at AESTHETIC AMBITION. Westside’s best piercing studio, using the highest quality USA made gold & titanium jewelry.


  • Get your quality medicinal cannabis at GREEN GODDESS COLLECTIVE. D2 Recreational cannabis. 21 & over. Govt. issued ID required.






For more Venice Beach Fun, visit our sister site VisitVeniceCA.com, aka VeniceBeachFun.com.

VisitVeniceCA.com features organized lists of information helpful to visitors and locals alike!  As the sister site to the famed VenicePaparazzi.com, we are Venice’s #1 events, activities, local deals, and information source! Have fun exploring our sites.

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