The Venice Beach Mardi Gras Parade

Groovy times had by all at The Venice Beach Mardi Gras Parade on Feb. 14, 2015. This fun annual event is hosted by Miss Jessica and The Gumbo BrothersThanks to Venice Breeze Suites for sponsoring this year’s Mardi Gras – Venice Paparazzi pics!    

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Come Celebrate the FREEDOM to BE ZANY!!! SAT, FEB 14 for the Venice Beach Mardi Gras! PARADE ROLLS AT NOON!! For more info visit:

This article originally appeared on click here to read the full article.   The Venice Beach Mardi Gras Parade on the Venice Beach Boardwalk North City Parking Lot: 300 Ocean Front Walk – Venice Date/Time Date(s) – 02/14/2015 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Location North City Parking Lot:

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Changing of the bulbs

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Please join the VSO at Danny’s for a night of music and drinking as we host our initial “Last Friday” celebration on January 30th!

Please join the VSO at Danny’s for a night of music and drinking as we host our initial “Last Friday” celebration on January 30th! Come out and a portion of your purchases will go to support the orchestra’s programs to give free music lessons to homeless youth and educational performances to our local public schools. […]

The Decline and Rise of Venice Beach

Anyone who knows even a little of the story of Venice Beach has heard that it started out as a magical resort city, declined to the point where it was known as “The Slum by the Sea” and is now undergoing gentrification. But what brought all these changes about? What factors drove Venice to lose […]

The Amusement Parks of Old Venice Beach

Southern California certainly sticks out on the amusement park map, with Disneyland being perhaps the most famous such park in the world. But long before it first opened its doors in 1955, the area was already teeming with fun attractions. Though you wouldn’t know it today, one amusement park hotspot, from 1905 into the 1940s, […]

Venice Beach for Kids

Venice Beach may not be the first southern California locale that springs to mind when thinking of family-friendly places to visit. But amidst all the offerings for grown-ups there’s lots here to keep the little ones entertained. As is the case in many cities, young people are choosing to stay put in the places they […]

Venice Beach Streetball

Unless you’re a big basketball fan, you probably don’t know that Venice Beach has a storied history in this sport. As far away as the courts of New York City and beyond, people talk about the basketball courts on Ocean Front Walk with reverence. According to those who know them well, this is one of […]

Nightlife in Venice, CA

For a place that’s only a few square miles, Venice has amazingly diverse nightlife. Whether you’re looking for an elegant night on the town or a casual place to chill, world-class talent or just a fun night out, Venice offers the scene for you. We’ve picked five of our favorite options. Hinano Café Hinano Café […]

The History of Venice Beach’s Canals

Visitors to Venice (and even some long-time Angelenos) are sometimes surprised to learn that just like its Italian namesake, the neighborhood has its very own canals. Even fewer realize that the canals that exist today are only a small part of a much larger network that was created when Venice founder Abbot Kinney first broke […]