It’s been a busy summer and you may have noticed something new on venicebeachhouse.com. A new video! (Click on “Watch Video” anywhere on the site to view.) But that’s not all! Our amazing video or “short film”, if you will, has been selected as one of the finalists for On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project, a wonderful festival essentially formed to help promote tourism in Los Angeles and surrounding communities.
A large gray whale first spotted off the coast of Topanga Canyon later moved to Marina del Rey where it entertained various people.
The animal did not appear to be distressed. Whales normally are migrating to Baja California around this time, according to ABC7.
Authorities were telling people to avoid getting too close to the whale, both for its sake and theirs.
There is no shortage of things to do around The Venice Beach House but next weekend Venice Beach is host to the 6th Annual Summerfest, a family friendly festival of music, food, unique arts & crafts, and more.
Trendy restaurant that offers affordable Mediterranean and Cuban fusion food. Up early in the morning? The Grill opens every day at 7:30 a.m., so be sure to order one of their notoriously delicious omelets for a replenishing start to the day. The Mercedes Grill operating hours are longer than most eateries, making it perfect for not only breakfast but lunch and dinner as well. Whether it be fresh fish or the black beans, you will love the Cuban taste in a cozy restaurant just minutes from the beach. They offer “Real Bailout” prices during the Monday – Friday workweek, omelets are half-price between 8-9 a.m., salads are half-price from 1-2 p.m., and appetizers are half-price from 3-4 p.m. These times don’t work for you?
There’s never a shortage of entertaining things to do in Venice Beach, especially during summer. Whether you’re a local or here on vacation, Venice Beach is a place to come socialize, learn and enjoy. There are plenty of events that take place during the summer for people of all ages to enjoy. Looking for a fun evening out, or entertaining out-of-town guests? Below are some of the highlighted festivities, in addition to year-round local favorites.
People love fishing in L.A. You don’t have to know what you are doing, and you don’t have to catch anything, but you do have to maintain an attitude that simply being outdoors in the Southern California weather is just fine. With outdoor pleasure in mind, Venice is filled with canals, boats, gondolas, hotels, amusements and piers.
The Venice Garden & Home Tour is an annual fundraiser benefiting the children of the Neighborhood Youth Association (NYA) in Venice, CA and has been a Venice signature event for the past 20 years. This self-guided walking tour has showcased The Venice Beach House a half dozen times or more, and continues to introduce visitors to unique homes and gardens of the creative Venice Beach community. Each year the tour showcases different nooks and enclaves in the neighborhood so no tour is ever the same. You can visit properties of creative homeowners, artists’ studios, the homes and offices of architects and designers, and view gardens that vary from lush to minimalist pocket-gardens.
Hey everyone, summer is here and you know what that means…beach time! I know what you’re saying, it’s Venice Beach, it’s always beach time here. True, but with the summer months we not only get the warm days but we get warm water! And not only warm water, but according to Heal the Bay, clean water!
There are many great local attractions and things to do around the Venice Beach House, and one of our favorite activities we recommend to guests is surfing.
Come on, you really don’t think we want you to leave, do you? Of course not! We just want you to experience our beautiful city for all that it is…and was. Which brings us to a local attraction that will help you burn off the calories from the wonderful meal you just ate and lets you learn something in the process.