The list is in!  We have the most complete 2024 area events calendar there is, and it gets updated and grows every day. Check it out, there are events almost every day in May.



  • Fri. May 3 First Friday on Abbot Kinney Blvd.
  • May 4-5. Cinco de Mayo weekend at La Cabana
  • Sat. May 4 Venice Cinco de Mayo Parade and Festival
  • May 4-5. Cinco de Mayo at La Cabana
  • May 4-5 Cinco de Mayo Singles Paddle Tennis Tournament
  • Sun. May 5. Cinco de Mayo at Brennan’s
  • Thurs. May 9. WAVE (We Are Venice) Teacher’s Awards
  • May 10-11 Venice In Focus
  • May 10-19. Venice Art Walk Venice Art Walk & Auctions
  • Sat. May 11. LAFD Fire Station 63 Pancake Breakfast
  • Sat. May 11 Venice Family Clinic’s HEART (Health + Art) Gala
  • Thurs. May 16. Airport Marina Counseling Service’s Spring into Well Being
  • Thurs. May 16. Locals Night at the Santa Monica Pier
  • Sun. May 19. Mainopoly on Main Street
  • Mon. May 27 Muscle Beach International Competition
  • May 31 Venice Pride Block Party


  • June 2 Pedal on the Pier
  • June 8 2nd Annual Rosé on Rose Wine Fest
  • June 15. Juneteenth at Runway Playa Vista
  • June 20 Venice Art Crawl
  • June 21 Go Skate Day and Summer Soulstice
  • June 21-23. Mass Meditation Initiative in Castaic Lake
  • June 22 Jeffrey Solomon Bench Dedication and Celebration of Life
  • June 23 Fitness Fest at Runway Playa Vista


  • July 4. USA and Venice, California Birthdays
  • July 4 Mr. & Ms. Muscle Beach Championships
  • July 13 Main Street’s Summer SoulStice
  • July 13 Venice Classic Car Show
  • July 13 & 14 Lotus Filipino Fest in Echo Park
  • July 20 5k Venice Beach run
  • July 20 Life Rolls On – They Will Skate Again
  • Venice Beach Games scheduled for 2025


  • Aug. 3 & 4 Festival of Chariots
  • Aug 17 PainKlr


  • Labor Day Muscle Beach Championships
  • Sept. Dance MDR – Every Friday in September
  • Sept. 7 Day of the Dog
  • Sept. 29. Abbot Kinney Fest
  • Oct. 12. Off the Hook Festival
  • Dec. 31 Marina del Rey’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks & Glow Party

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Best nightlife with live music, DJ’s, karaoke, games: @winstonhouse @venicewest @ginrummybar @hinanovenice @tavernonmainsm @highrooftopvenice @thewarehouserestaurant @neuehouse

Best rooftop:  @highrooftopvenice

Best sports bars:  @sidewalkcafevb @tonypsdocksidegrill @firestonewalker_propagator @hinanovenice @ginrummybar @tavernonmainsm

Best dining: 
@hamasushivb @thewaterfrontvenice
@lacabanavenice738 @sidewalkcafevb @tonypsdocksidegrill @thewarehouserestaurant

Best workspace: @neuehouse

Best Massage and Nail Salon:  @thevenicesocial

Coffee shops and bakery. Go to @thecowsendcafe @groundworkcoffee

Best Gyms:  @goldsgymvenice1 @sweatyoga @venice_beach_rc

Shop local at  @solebicycles @microkickboard @abbotkinneyblvd
@washingtonsquarevenice @mainstreetsm @runwayplayavista @dtsantamonica

Beach concierge and @venicebeachfun with @beachnowsocal @jaysrentalsvb


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