May Events Calendar Mashup

There are a slew of events to check out in May and the first week rocks – from 1st Fridays to Venice Garden & Home Tour, Venice Artblock, Locali Grand Opening- we’re just getting started more events in Venice & Santa Monica. More coming soon including Venice Art Walk & Taste of Main Street!

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Locali Venice Restaurant Opening
Get in on the fun with tasty food sampling and a ribbon cutting on Thursday, May 1 –
EXTENDED TO May 1, 4pm:
See Full Article with RSVP Link


First Fridays – Get Fashionated at 1st Fridays! Check out Electric Lodge, the new STYLE HUB for music fashion and fun! Friday 7pm  – 10pm
Musical Performance with High Voltage at 9
Spark After Dark DJ Sets to Follow at 9:30
Fashion Popup Stores
Drinks available for Purchase
Valet Parking On Site!
1416 Electric Ave  GET DETAILS

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Venice Home & Garden Tour
 –  The annual event on Saturday, May 3 gives  the opportunity to view private gardens and  tours architecturally significant homes in Venice: Get the scoop
Venice Artblock – Artists Open Studios on Sunday, May 4 from 11-6pm it’s fab and free! Get a route map at 4th & Sunset Ave! After last year’s overwhelming success and community response, ARTBLOCK is presenting an expanded Venice ARTBLOCK Open Studios including over 60 artists in studios and special exhibits across Venice. The event will be free to the public. More details


MAY 5 – Happy Cinco de Mayo! Parties just about everywhere!

MAY 6 – Gumbo Brothers live at the Victorian in Santa Monica 10pm Get Gumbo!

MAY 7 – Miss Jessica at Danny’s Venice, 7-10pm (every 1st Wed of the month)

MAY 14 – Suzy Williams at Danny’s Venice, 7-10pm (every 2nd Wed of the month)

MAY 15 -Venice Art Crawl Mixer at Canal Club (back room), 7-10pm. This monthly mixer is a wonderful opportunity to connect with the art community in  Venice and find out how to become a part of the quarterly Venice Art Crawl event.

Venice Artwalk 2014MAY 18 – Venice Art Walk –
Sunday, May 18, 2014 11:00AM-4PM: Artist Studio Tours and Exhibits 12:00PM – 6:00PM: Silent Art Auction / Community Celebration / Family Fun Day

This is the 35th Anniversary of the event that benefits the Venice Family Clinic. It also benefits  everyone in attendance with a fun filled day of viewing art by local artists in their studios, at the silent auction and all day  festivities including live music at Google! Get More Info >


Mainopoly-Taste-of-Main-street-santa-monica-72dpi MAY 25Taste of Main Street in Santa Monica “Mainopoly” from 2 – 8pm. This inaugural event takes place to at the street’s best food and beverage establishments to raise funds for Summer SOULstice and Heal the Bay. Take a culinary tour of Main Street’s finest! Get Tickets >