The official Venice California Destination Guide 2024 highlights all attractions, amenities, hotels, activities, events, neighborhoods, art, and more that make Venice the great town that it is.

Our photo rich publication gives the reader a visually stunning presentation of the beauty that is Venice, CA. paired with up to date, concise, and well organized information.  It is a great  tool for anyone, local and tourist alike,  who want to maximize their time exploring Venice.

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We have the most complete 2024 events calendar and guide there is, and it gets updated and grows every day. View lists below!

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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
  • Sat.May 25 LA Fleet Week Takes Over Venice Beach
  • Mon. May 27 Muscle Beach International Competition
  • May 31 Venice Pride Block Party
  • May 31 Last Art Party at Pour Vida Art House
  • May 31-June 2  Red Bull Origin Venice Skate Contests

JUNE

  • June 1-2 Red Bull Origin Venice Skate Contests
  • June 2 Pedal on the Pier
  • June 6. Thursday  at  Belles:  LA  Singles  Only  Social  Club
  • June 7 First Fridays on Abbot Kinney Blvd.
  • June 8 2nd Annual Rosé on Rose Wine Fest
  • June 9 Marina Culture Jam
  • June 15. Juneteenth at Runway Playa Vista
  • June 20 Venice Art Crawl
  • June 20.  Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce Installation
  • June 21 Go Skate Day and Summer Soulstice
  • June 21-23. Mass Meditation Initiative in Castaic Lake
  • June 21-23. LAPD Carnival
  • June 22 Jeffrey Solomon Bench Dedication and Celebration of Life
  • June 22 Venice Fest
  • June 23 Fitness Fest at Runway Playa Vista

 

JULY

  • 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

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AUGUST

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

SEPT.-DEC.

  • 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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Here’s VP’s top picks!  Shop, dine, and play local!

There are endless fun things to do in Venice, California.  Whether you’re visiting, or live in Venice, and need a staycation, no experience is complete without checking out each of the attractions and unique neighborhoods that make up our town.  Check out the “local favorites” lists curated by Venice Paparazzi.

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Best Massage, Nail & Hair Salons:

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Best Gyms:  

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