Venice Beach visitors flock to the Abbot Kinney Festival each year. Here you will find many talented artists. In addition to painters, photographers, this annual Venice festival features fantastic jewelry, and clothing designers…enjoy the live music and djs too. 
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Come support artists and hear local bands. Most of the clothing and jewelry is created by artists. Additional items include: ceramics, handbags, accessories, shoes, and lots more. Always a fun event, each year the event attracts hundreds of people from all over the LA area and of course tourists (both national and international). 

I have been attending since I first arrived in LA (1999). The mile-long street’s eclectic boutiques and artisan eateries infuse the festival with local Venice flavor. Occurring each year on the last Sunday in September, this highly anticipated summertime tradition is 34 years strong and features:

Remember….this is Venice. if you don’t anywhere close by, take a lyft or bike, but you for sure want to leave the car at home…Bike Valet Stations are located at each end of Abbot Kinney Boulevard: one at Venice Boulevard, one at Main Street.

What: Abbot Kinney Festival

Where: Venice Blvd to Brooks Ave.
When: September 30, 2018; 10:00 am till 6:00 pm
Website: http://abbotkinney.org/