Use the hashtag #AKFF to share your your photos of your delicious food with us! We can’t wait to see your pics!
Food Truck Lineup on Abbot Kinney
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
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 >
Neckwork 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.
J. 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, 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
The Queso Truck
SoCal Caribbean Halal Food
Santa Clara – California
Street Kitchen LA
Del Solar Fish Tacos
Tender Grill Gourmet Brazilian Kitchen
The Original Frilled Cheese Truck
The Fix On Wheels
I Love Funnel Cakes!!!
A Beautiful Life Jamaican Food Truck
Brooks – San Juan
The Brig Parking Lot
Baby’s Badass BBQ
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
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Santa 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
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, 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!
Featured Photo Courtesy of fotolia.com
Mar Vista Art Walk
Walk and talk art! The Mar Vista Art Walk is the perfect date to hang with pals and interact with the community, Thursday, September 7, 6-10pm
! The art walk kicks off on Venice Boulevard from Beethoven to Centinela
. The fun filled, jam packed event will have live music to dance along to. So hang loose and have fun at the Mar Vista Art Walk! Snap a pic of your favorite art piece and share it with us by using the hashtag #AKFF!
Mar Vista Art Walk Address & More
Grand Opening: CulverWorks Co-working Space
Thursday, September 14, starting at 4:30 pm – 7pm is the grand opening of CulverWorks co-working space in the heart of downtown Culver City. The grand opening will kick off with the a celebratory ribbon-cutting ceremony with help from Culver City Chamber of Commerce board members. Plus, an art show opening featuring four artists including: our very own AKFF Editor, Janet Gervers, Alex John Crist, Edgar Ramirez, and Tyler Thornton. Mingle, drink, eat, and check out the new office space! RSVP Required. Free!
Photo Courtesy By: Abbot Kinney Festival
Abbot Kinney Festival
The hottest Blvd in LA is throwing the 33rd Annual Abbot Kinney Festival Sunday, September 24, 2017
! From 10am-6pm
catch 300+ quality vendors, dozens of the top food trucks and booths, 4 music stages, and KidsQuad with games and rides – all for you to indulge in! This is a AKFF certified must go to event! You wouldn’t want to miss this one!
More Deets On Abbot Kinney Festival >
1645 Abbot Kinney Bl, Venice, Ca
The co-working craze in Los Angeles is at its peak now from over the last 5 Years. Spaces are popping up all over with notable growth in downtown Los Angeles Pasadena and Playa Vista. Get the latest on Culver City and Venice – 2 new spots to check out!
Culver works recently opened In the heart downtown Culver City.
CulverWorks started in June of 2017 and is located across from the historic Culver Hotel. CulverWorks is the re-imagination of the unique co-working space, formerly NextSpace, and is a testament to the strength of the community there. The President of CulverWorks says he “Really wants to keep the community together and this kind of community represents the future. Maintaining and supporting that means a lot to me.”
AKFF has been located there since January of this year and really loves the strong coworking community consisting of a variety of entrepreneurial businesses.
It’s a spacious second floor space conveniently located by the shops and restaurants and near public transportation the garage and street parking is available. Currently there are three offices available in this dog friendly environment. We encourage you to check them out because they are simply amazing, especially the corner office, situated over Main Street and Culver Blvd.
Make an appointment to see CulverWorks >
CulverWorks is now part of the AKFF VIP Club and is offering a 5 day passes for $75 they are normally $25 each.
Find out about AKFF VIP CLUB & Get the offer >
Venice co-working space, GirlSpace coming this fall!
AKFF is happy to be the first to announce the opening of a new coworking space in Venice this fall.
GirlSpace, a woman oriented co-working space founded by the queen of co-working, Emmarie Dempsey, from NextSpace, El Camp and Barworks. She is excited about opening the space, slated for an opening in September 2017. It will be located near Abbot Kinney and Venice, a real sweet spot.
GirlSpace will also be a Partner in the AKFF VIP Club and will have a special offer for our Members in the fall.
Find out how to become an AKFF VIP Club Member and receive special deals from fitness to food trucks and co-working >
Feature Photo Courtesy: CulverWorks
Want to spice up your Summer? Hit up these FREE live music happenings near you!
Santa Monica Pier: Twilight Concerts
Starting Thursday, June 22, up and coming artist Khalid will be the first performer to kick off the Twilight Concert series on the pier. Booths with food and drink options are on the pier, including a Beer and Wine Garden!
Starting June 22 – August 26, 2017
Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica
Khalid/Bibi Bourelly – June 22
Lemaitre/Coast Modern – June 29
Marcia Griffiths/Jah9 – July 13
Eric Burdon & The Animals/Mr Elevator/Rusty’s EAC: Arms Akimbo – July 20
Miami Horror/Cleopold – July 27
Valerie June/Irma Thomas – August 3
Mon Laferte/Buscabulla – August 10
Warpaint/Wild Belle – August 17
Deets On Twilight Concerts >
Marina del Rey: Summer Concert Series
Grab your picnic blanket, your friends, and favorite snacks and relax while listening to all genres of singers!
Thursdays + Saturdays, 7pm Starting July 6 – August 26, 2017
Burton Chase Park
13650 Mindanao Way,
Marina del Rey
Marina del Rey Symphony – July 6
Joe – July 15
Marina del Rey Symphony – July 20
Alejandro Escovedo – July 29
Mathew Morrison – August 3
Yo La Tengo – August 12
Marina del Rey Symphony – August 17
Arturo Sandoval – August 26
Marina del Rey Summer Concerts >
Culver City: Boulevard Music Summer Festival
Boulevard Music presents six free concerts with local musicians outdoors on the grass in front of City Hall in downtown Culver City! After a day of work and no play unwind with good music and festive fun!
Starting July 6 – August 26, 2017
City Hall Courtyard
9770 Culver Bl, Culver City
Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands – July 6
Andre Thierry/ Zydeco Magic – July 13
Ricardo Lemvo / Makina Loca – July 20
The John Jorgenson Quintet – July 27
Led Zepagain – August 3
Albert Lee and Band – August 10
More On Culver City Summer Festival Here >
Summer SOULstice 2017
Summer SOULstice is the place to be with 6 stages and 18 performances! Your chance to check out local bands. AKFF picks: Tony Alva, Contenders, Neil Deal and Petty Theft. Enjoy beer tents, wine garden, petting zoo, rock climbing, vendors & more at Summer SOULstice 2017!
Sunday, June 25, 2017 11am-7pm
Main Street, (between Bay + Kinney) Santa Monica
Dog Town Surf Stage:
Tony Alva – His Eyes Have Fangs
Fish Co. Stage:
House of Vibe All Stars
Capitol One Stage:
Whole Lotta Roses
Creedence Concert Revival
Highway 61 Revisited
La Vecchia Wine Garden:
The Danger Band
The Black Hips
Summer SOULstice 2017 >