Here is a message from Venice Pride.

Join us tonight, Jan. 15th at Gaywatch, the biggest queer dance party west of the 405 presented by Venice Pride and Roosterfish from 9 PM to 2 AM at the longest operating gay-owned bar in Venice–James’ Beach!

DJ Victor Rodriguez will be spinning tunes as hunky beach boys and butches in swim trunks dance the night away. Featuring everyone’s favorite lifeguard on duty Millkdaddi and photos by Davide Laffe.

No matter gay, straight, or bi, lesbian, transgender life — this is an inclusive celebration for all. Capacity is limited.

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Photo courtesy of James’ Beach

About James Beach: 

James’ Beach has been an iconic Venice Beach restaurant since it was opened in 1996 by Venice locals James Evans and Daniel Samakow. We’re located a ½ block from world famous Venice Beach.

The quintessential Venice, neighborhood restaurant and bar, James’ Beach immediately gained a reputation for great food, drinks, an award-winning wine list plus marvelous people watching. L.A. Times food critic, Irene Virbila wrote that the straightforward cuisine, friendly service, and beach ambiance made James’ Beach “as comfortable as a favorite sweater.”  Visit

View photos from previous Gay Watch events!

Venice Pride’s Grant Turck and James’ Beach’s Daniel Samakow.  Photo by @davidelaffe

Photo by @davidelaffe

Photo by @davidelaffe

Right: James’ Beach’s James Evans and Daniel Samakow. Photo by @davidelaffe

Photo by @davidelaffe

Photo by @davidelaffe

Photo by @davidelaffe

Photo by @davidelaffe

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Additional happening at James’ Beach!

  • Every Wednesday is Steak Night!  Certified Natural Angus Beef New York Steaks at a special $32 price plus our $7 Titis Martinis!
  • Thursday is Fried Chicken Night!  Call ahead and reserve yours!
  • Congrats to James’ Beach for being voted the best happy hour in Yo Venice’s “Best of Venice” contest!  View happy hour menu below!
  • Happy Hour Wed.-Sat. 4-6  p.m.
  • Sunday Beach Happy Hour Party with DJ Venice Beats.  3-6 pm.
  • Enjoy Sunday Brunch on our out door patio with $7 giant mimosas or bloody Marys, 11:00 AM – 03:00 PM
  • View their regular menu!

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