Venice Paparazzi had multiple photographers on the scene at the year’s Abbot Kinney Festival. See if you made the cut in the gallery below. Thank you to Abbot Kinney Merchant Association for utilizing our photography services.
This year AKFA is funding 22 local organizations! Creating Better Communities, Friends of Broadway, Friends of Coeur d’Alene, Friends of Walgrove Elementary School, Friends of Westminster, Girls PACT, Hacker Fund, Harvest Home, Open Temple, Pacific Area Boosters Association, Pluribus, ReDiscover Center, Seeds to Plate at Mark Twain Middle School, The Children’s Lifesaving Foundation, The Electric Lodge, Westminster Elementary School, Venice Art Crawl, Venice Arts, Venice High School STEMM Magnet, Venice Oceanarium, Venice Public Art, Venice Resistance.
- Marianne Brown, Community Contributor. Master Gardener Seeds to Plate program at Mark Twain Middle School
- Steve Weller (Posthumous) Community Contributor. Director LAPD Homeless Task Force – Venice Pastor – Venice Foursquare Church
- Regina Weller, Community Contributor. LAPD Homeless Task Force
- Elisa James, Community Contributor. Board of Directors, Abbot Kinney Festival Association. Co-Chair Abbot Kinney Merchants Association. Community liaison with many homeless agencies
VP Fun fact: Venice Paparazzi’s co-founder Edizen received a Spirit of Venice Award, and a City of L.A. Certificate of Recognition from City Council member Mike Bonin in 2015. View all past recipients here. Do you know someone who deserves to be acknowledged and honored for their contribution to Venice? Nominate them next year for the 2018 AKF Spirit Award. Details here.
View this year’s experience through the lens of Venice Paparazzi. ,,.
All photos by Team Venice Paparazzi’s Edizen and Alex Stowell, Steve Larson, Irina Sarnetskaya, Katherine Treadwell, and Ian Moore.
View all Abbot Kinney Festival photos by Team Venice Paparazzi here. Links below!
- All 1773 AKF photos by Venice Paparazzi
- All 2008-2017 Abbot Kinney Blvd Festival galleries by Venice Paparazzi
- Need photographers or a photo booth at your next event? Hire Venice Paparazzi. View our services here. HireVP.com.
For more info on Abbot Kinney Blvd. Check out these sites!
- Abbot Kinney Festival AbbotKinney.org!
- View Venice Paparazzi’s suggested Abbot Kinney list and photos here
- For all Venice Beach Fun, check out www.VisitVeniceCA.com