Venice Paparazzi is proud to announce its partnership with the City of Los Angeles Dept. of Rec. & Parks to produce the Venice Beach Games 2023. 

The event is a sun soaked celebration of sports and fitness, that brings together the entire community and beyond in a healthy, fun, day of sports, fitness, competition, and camaraderie in the world’s greatest beach front recreation center.

The entire park and its glorious amenities are full of organized activity put on by the fantastic groups of people playing here. It is a day where the public can join 81+ sports and fitness groups running free competitions and classes. Our  Two Group Fitness Stages, Martial Arts Zone, and Fitness Vendor Village facilitate guest interaction with the best in  group workouts, local gyms, wellness, and more.  As well, activities such as capoeira, parkour, and calisthenics offer the spectator an exciting look into the various worlds of less known fitness spaces.

We have it all!  Calisthenics, Soccer, Skateboarding, Longboarding, Basketball, Parkour, Paddle Tennis, Handball, Pickleball, Roller Skating, KinFlow, Beach Tennis, Ping Pong, Jiu Jitsu, Capoeira, Yoga,  Boxing, HIIT, Longboard Dancing, Cyclink, Samba, Dancing,  Capoeira, Wrestling, Self-Defense, Kids classes/clinics, and so much more!   Come play at the beach! It is free!

  • Date: Saturday, July 29, 2023.
  • Time: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
  • Admission: Free
  • Who can Come: You can! And everyone else too!
  • Location: Venice Beach Recreation Center. 1800 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, California 90291.


The 2023 event to include:

  • Battle of the Bars presented by World Calisthenics Org.
  • Calisthenics Reps competition by United Nation of Gains
  • Skate park competition: Pup cup, snake run, big bowl, highest ollie by Skateparks Intl.
  • Muscle Beach Fitness Stage with:  Free classes starting at 9:30 a.m. with Sweat Yoga, CAMPLA,  Basecamp Santa Monica,  F45 Fitness, and Movement Co.
  • Epicenter Fitness Fitness Stage Free classes starting at 9:45 a.m. with: JFM Boxing Bootcamp, Box Union, Team 3XT, Capoeira Brasil,  Team 3XT and AKT West L.A.
  • Grappling.: Free classes starting at 9:30 a.m. with Jiu Jitsu Flo, Wrestling with Westside Mat Monsters, Jiu Jitsu with Rey Diogo,  Muay Thai with Santa Monica Strikers, Animal Flow, and Sambo with Make Step Foundation.
  • KinFlow:  The New Aerodynamic Flow Sport the World has been waiting for!
  • Soccer clinics and organized games by Venice Beach Football Club
  • Handball tournament by Mike Koss
  • Bicycle clinic by Venice Electric Light Parade
  • Capoeira with Capoeira Brasil
  • Muay Thai with Santa Monica Striking
  • Yoga: Free classes starting at 9:30 a.m. and going until 1:30 p.m.
  • Paddle tennis clinics and tournament by Street Paddle and Pop Paddle
  • Pickle ball clinics and open play by Venice Pickle Ball
  • Parkour beach side jam and competition by Los Angeles Parkour
  • Basketball clinics, games and dunk contest by Venice Ball
  • Longboard dancing, flat land skate, scooter,  blades, and more hosted by VibeRide LA and LA Skate Hunnies; competition, lessons, and open dance jam with beats by Sound Box and Alf Alpha.
  • Roller Skating open dance and lessons with Venice Beach Skate Dance Assoc.
  • Kids Zone with arts and crafts by Venice Beach Rec. Center
  • Beach clean up contest by Venice Community Cleanups, Venice Beach BID, and Spogomi.
  • Family Flow Zone with kid’s gymnastics, creative movement, art, and capoiera.
  • Ping Pong with Venice Pong Club
  • Recovery  Zone Vendor Village features cold plunges, percussion massage and awesome brands like: C4 Energy, Quantum Squares,   Life Way Foods, Jiant Kombucha, Guayaki Yerba Mate, Prime Hydration, Alani Nu, Mineragua, Shaka Tea, Pure Patch, Liv on Labs, and much, much more!

Here are some of schedules so far!


Full schedule details coming soon!

LET US KNOW THAT YOU ARE COMING?  RSVP here on eventbrite and let us know you are coming.  You will receive updates and event info.

On July 29, 2023 come down to the Venice Rec. Center, 1800 Ocean Front Walk, and check in at the registration tent.  Please arrive 30 min prior to your desired class/activity.  You will sign a waiver, and get a wristband and map/event itinerary.  The wrist band is your pass to participate in the 80+ events going on at Venice Beach Games.  The map and itineraries will show you where and when in the park everything is happening.

For more info:

Follow @venicebeachgames on Instagram for real time updates!

Want to get involved?

Contact Alex Stowell:  [email protected] or 310.922.8456

Thank You to Our Partners