Due to the year-round sunny weather and eclectic mix of personalities, the World-Famous Venice Beach is the most popular tourist destination in Southern California. Although there are many exciting things to do in Venice Beach, CA, the most unique activity is people watching along the lively ocean front sidewalk. There you'll find great entertainment including artists, rollerblades, musicians, palm readers, and belly dancers. Adding to the dynamic crowd is a plethora of trendy shops, restaurants, beach sports and recreation.
1500 Ocean Front Walk Venice, CA 902
Free to the public.
Venice Art Crawl, Farmer's Market, Beach Volleyball League
Beach Sports, Live Music, Shopping, Dining, Street Entertainment
Can I bring my pet to the Venice Beach?
Dogs ARE permitted on the boardwalk from November 1 through Memorial Day. Dogs are NOT allowed on the Boardwalk between 11am – 8pm on Sat, Sun and holidays between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Dogs are not allowed on the grassy areas of Venice Beach.
Why should I visit Venice Beach Boardwalk?
The World-Famous Venice Beach Boardwalk is the number one tourist attraction in Southern California. All along the “Boardwalk”, you can see everything from mimes, musicians and break-dancers to jugglers, jesters and tarot card readers. The Westside of Venice Beach features really cool stores and shops selling unique arts, crafts, clothes and one-of-a-kind items, like sculptures, pet rocks, paintings, t-shirts and sun glasses. All of this is in addition to many choices of restaurants, bars, smoothie stands and juice spots.