AKFF Is Back On the Blvd November 3! Get The Latest on Abbot Kinney First Fridays!

AKFF Is Back On the Blvd November 3! Get The Latest on Abbot Kinney First Fridays!

Use the hashtag #AKFF to share your your photos of your delicious food with us! We can’t wait to see your pics!

akff⇒ First Fridays FAQ

⇒ Food Truck FYI

⇒ First Fridays Map

⇒ Calendar


Food Truck Lineup on Abbot Kinney

The Brig akff

California – Venice

Steamy Bun Truck
Pinch of Flavor Truck
Dreamy Creations Cupcake Truck
Frach’s Fried Ice Cream
Pickles & Peas
Boba Time & Me
Pink Taco Truck

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LA Dodgers AKFF Member Specials!

Become a member today and see special deals we have for you from our NEW Partners! Offer lasts thru Saturday! Get it Here >

partner-Neckwork-Expert-akffvipclubNeckwork Expert, Mar Vista

Life has its share of pains in the neck (bosses, family, etc). Holding onto the pain is a choice. It’s time to Release, Realign, Refresh and Renew with customized massage therapy that unleashes the REAL you!Master Massage Therapist Yvonne Larson customizes each treatment to the individual needs of her clients.
Special Offer for AKFF VIP CLUB Members only: 40% OFF Ninety Minute Massage.  

JLee-Photography-headshot-AKFF-Vip-ClubPartnerJ. Lee Photography, Santa Monica

This Santa Monica photographer specializes in headshots, portraits, and lifestyle photography. You’re in LA and you need a great headshot for your audition – and one you can afford by an experienced photographer- we got it right here for AKFF VIP Club Members!
Special Offer for AKFF VIP CLUB Members only: $99 Headshot: 1 Look, 3 Edited images.


The-Whole-9-Gallery-vipclub-partner-storeThe Whole 9 Gallery, Culver City

The Whole 9 Gallery is a gallery and retails store in downtown Culver City and an online community dedicated to empowering creatives.  The shop on 3830 Main Street features handcrafted gift items including ceramics and jewelery plus fine art.
Special Offer for AKFF VIP CLUB Members only: 15% OFF Anything in the Store.





Santa Clara – San Juan

Rice Balls of Fire
Marcel Waffle
Blue Nova
The Queso Truck
SoCal Caribbean Halal Food


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Rolln Lobster
Street Kitchen LA
Chancos’s Tacos
Del Solar Fish Tacos
Tender Grill Gourmet Brazilian Kitchen
The Original Frilled Cheese Truck
Roni Macaroni
The Fix On Wheels
I Love Funnel Cakes!!!
A Beautiful Life Jamaican Food Truck
Stopbye Cafe
Smh0kin Pot

Brooks – San Juan

Ridges Churro

crowd at The BrigThe Brig Parking Lot

Baby’s Badass BBQ
Border Grill
Kogi Truck
+ more


Extra First Fridays Event:

High Voltage at Electric Lodge Presents: D and E
Created by Jeremy Nelson and Luis Lara Malvacías, D and E is a series of highly structured improvisational duets. You won’t want to miss this!
Can’t make it to the Friday show? No problem! Catch the performance again the following day, November 4 at 9pm!
1416 Electric Ave, Venice, 90291
More Event Info 

AKFF’s List of Spooky Westside Halloween Parties! Cultural Events & Coworking News too!

AKFF’s List of Spooky Westside Halloween Parties! Cultural Events & Coworking News too!

Zombie Crawl_5th AnnualSanta Monica Zombie Crawl

Live out your walking dead dreams at the 5th annual Santa Monica Zombie Crawl Saturday, October 28! The Zombie bar crawl starts at the Santa Monica Pier at 6pm where walkers spill there guts limping and growling thier way through the city for drinks and food specials happening all night. The party continues at the official Zombie Crawl After Party at 1212 Restaurant!
Snag Your Zombie Crawl Tickets Today 


Photo Courtesy of Thriller Night

Thriller Night at 1212 Restaurant 

Saturday, Oct. 28, from 8pm-2am join 1212 Restaurant on the Promenade, for thriller dancing, video mash-ups, spooky drink specials, scary photo booth pics, and costume contest with the best demons and angels in Santa Monica. Bottle & Table Service available. Celebrate Halloween the right way and get your bloody hands on tickets for you and your squad!
1212 Santa Monica Bl, Santa Monica, CA.
Grab Your Thriller Night Tickets     

Halloween Edition: Jazz Funk Fest Santa Monica

Start your Halloween festivities with live music, mashed up with spoken word, poetry, love songs, and comedy with Paulie Dee, Gerry Fialka, Tryg Hanson and other spooky guests and audience participation if you dare! October 28 from 7pm-8:00pm, followed by live music with Eric Ahlberg from 8pm -9pmish.
UnUrban 3301 Pico Bl, Santa Monica, Ca


Cultural Events:


Photo Courtesy of UGO NONIS

Art: New Works by Ugo Nonis 

French painter and LA-based contemporary artist, Ugo Nonis will be having an opening solo show titled “America” on October 20th from 7pm-10pm at The Castelli Art space. Nonis will showcasing 20 new paintings! Exhibit up until Sunday,Oct 22.
5428 Washington Blvd, Culver City.

Photography Events: Catch 2 great photography events this Saturday, October 14th!


Photo Courtesy of Aurelia Dumont

The Alumni Photo Exhibition

The most-recent work from Aurelia Dumont’s series “Exceptional Individuals” will be on display until October 26! SMC students make sure to stop on by! Opening: October 14, 6pm.
Exhibition located on 2nd floor of Drescher Hall, Santa Monica College.




Photo Courtesy of Artmonious

The Artmonious Launch Party
Join Artmonious and celebrate the official lauch of their art app this Saturday, October 14 at 7pm. Catch featured artists, such as Alex Gross, Timothy White, Stephanie Cate and more!
1306 Abbot Kinney Bl, Venice, CA.





CulverWorks CoworkingCo-working News:

CulverWorks, the co-working space in the heart of downtown Culver City has several offices that are available NOW! Book a tour and grab your dream office space while they last! Workspace already taken? Another option is the Cafe/Flex membership, only $250  a month (WOW) check it out!
Book a Tour!

AKFF VIP Club members get five day passes for $75 bucks, saving you $50!  



Featured Photo Courtesy of fotolia.com

Meet Our Newest AKFF VIP Club Partners!

Meet Our Newest AKFF VIP Club Partners!

Introducing Posh Organic Nails, Spa Del Rey, & The Dailey Method! Our newest partners have teamed up with AKFF to give AKFF VIP Club Members the best discounts and deals!

Posh Organic Nails-AKFF VIP Club PartnerPosh Organic Nails

Treat yourself to the best nails shop down Lincoln Blvd! With over 500 gel colors you’ll never be limited ever again. With a vast selection of organic products including: polish remover, lotion, foot scrubs, callus remover, essential oils and polishes your nails are guaranteed to catch some eyes!
AKFF VIP Club Members receive 10% off of $20 or more! 


akff vipSpa Del Rey

Spa Del Rey’s mission statement is easy: “Organic and Vegan products and treatments to renew your state of well-being while promoting balance and harmony with nature.” With the latest spa therapies you’ll never want to leave. Treat yourself!
AKFF VIP Club Members receive  20% off any regular priced 6o min spa service!


The Dailey Method

The Dailey Method, located on Abbot Kinney Bl, is here to help you achieve a strong, lean, sculpted body through an evolving mix of fitness practices that samples the best benefits from multiple disciplines. At Dailey Method, you get a total workout!
AKFF VIP Club Members receive 20% off any package or $59 introductory special! 



Abbot-Kinney-First-Fridays-VIP-Club-Exclusive-Special-OffersBecome an AKFF VIP Club Member Today

Why?! For the deals and specials, of course! Not only will you get discounts from your favorite LA food trucks but AKFF VIP Club Members also receive deals and special from restaurants, retail, apps and more in Venice! Just $29.99 a year. Join TODAY and be a part of the AKFF family!  


Abbot Kinney First Fridays Is Back and We Have All the Deets!

Abbot Kinney First Fridays Is Back and We Have All the Deets!

Food Trucks on Abbot Kinney! April 7 :)
on Select Food Trucks in all locations!

Our favorite time of the month is here and the AKFF Blog has all the information you’ll need to for a fun evening!

tacos-anyone-food-truck⇒ First Fridays FAQ

⇒ Food Truck FYI

⇒ First Fridays Map

⇒ Top 5 Food Trucks


Food Truck Lineup on Abbot Kinney

Come back for Updates with more food trucks!

pinch of flavor ? food truckPalms – California

Frach’s Fried Ice Cream
Wings N Waffles
Dreamy Creations Cupcake Truck
Spyros Gyros
Boba Tea & Me
Fettes Schwein
Roni Macaroni

richeeze-food-truckCalifornia – Santa Clara

Rolln Lobster
The Pudding Truck
Go Fusion N Grill
Okamoto Kitchen
ZemaTruck Latin Vibes
The Grilled Cheese Truck LA
Pickles & Peas
Prince of Venice Food Truck
Curbside Crab Cakes
Mexican Chuck Wagon Fusion

shuhari-matcha-cafe-yuzu-chicken-sandwichSanta Clara – San Juan

Crepes Bonaparte
Street Kitchen LA
L.A. Wing Co
Ridges Churro Bar


San Juan – Brooks

Blue Nova




The Brig

Dogtown Dogs – VIP Club Partner
Baby’s Badass BBQ
Border Grill
Kogi Truck
+ more


Want Specials and Discounts All Month Long? Join AKFF Venice VIP CLUB Today for Savings!

Get Started >




AKFF VIP Club 101: Why You Need It & How You Can Sign Up!

AKFF VIP Club 101: Why You Need It & How You Can Sign Up!

The AKFF Team wants to let you in on all the fun by encouraging you to sign up and become an AKFF VIP Club Member! AKFF VIP Club Members have all access to your fave food trucks and restaurants, shops and exclusive event content!

couple-enjoying-awesome-dessertsWhat is AKFF VIP Club?

The AKFF VIP Club is a login away! AKFF VIP Club is an exclusive page within our blog giving you (the members) promo codes, specials and deals. We have specials for everything ranging from food trucks to apps, retail, health and fitness, coworking and services! The AKFF VIP Club is the AKFF teams’ way of looking out for our fellow foodies, so you can get the best deals even when you’re not at First Fridays! Yes, that’s right! Our special deals, promos, and exclusive content extends outside of First Fridays! Interested? We thought so!

loving-churros-from-ridges-churro-barWhat will you have ACCESS to as a VIP Club Member?

Some food trucks, restaurants, apps and shops we are partnered up with are Dogtown Dogs, Funky Chef Cafe, Zelda’s Corner, Levitate LVLA, Jagmedia, Turning Point Pilates and AKFF Blog just to name a few. Discounts range from 20% off and promotional offers include deals like buy 2 get 1 free! There is just so much you can save on and benefit off of when you sign up to become an AKFF VIP Club Member! The list of promos, discounts, and specials is only growing bigger and better allowing you to save, save, save! Plus, get exclusive content like Tony Alva’s recent appearance in Venice and more!

AKFF LogoBecome an AKFF VIP Club Member Today:

Becoming an AKFF VIP Club Member has never been so easy! We’ll even link the sign up page here. For only 29.99 a year, yes you did read that correctly – these specials can be yours! Tell a friend and join us!


ANNUAL Membership
Only $29.99!
Join to Unlock Promo Codes !

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AKFF VIP Club Prelaunch at First Fridays

AKFF VIP Club Prelaunch at First Fridays

Can’t get enough of Abbot Kinney, First Fridays, and Venice Beach? Neither can we!

AKFF VIP Club Logo Copyright 2015Introducing the AKFF VIP Club. 

The soon to launch, AKFF VIP Club will give its members exclusive access to special deals and discounts from local restaurants, shops, and businesses in Venice and eventually the Marina and Santa Monica. The club will also include VIP Access to private events, including the members only party this year!

One time only introductory pricing for AKFF VIP Club this Friday!

Students with valid college ID receive a discount for a $20 membership; regular membership is $30 – cash only. The annual membership will not begin until the official launch, slated for late October/early November (members will receive an email in advance with deets).  The price will increase after First Fridays so make sure to take advantage of this Special Deal!

The Other Room Abbot Kinney Bars #AKFFFind us this Friday, October 2, 20157 – 8:30pm at First Fridays at
The Other Room!

1201 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice 90291