August 2 is the First Friday of the Month on Abbot Kinney Blvd.! For those who have asked the AKFF Blog, there is only One First Friday of the Month and you guessed it, it’s on 1st Friday! For REAL!

August is featuring Comedy & 2 FIRST FRIDAYS CONTESTS, Sponsored by the ABBOT KINNEY FIRST FRIDAYS BLOG! PLUS, EXCLUSIVE MERCHANDISE  from our boutique featuring Limited Edition graphics!

Food & Drink- JUST ADDED!
Joe’s Restaurant, a Venice fave offers food and drink specials on First Friday, so check it out:

  • Early happy hour from 6-7pm
  • 50% off entire bar menu, $6 feature cocktail, well drinks and wine
  • Late night happy hour from 10pm-close same deal as early happy hour! 

Plus fresh oysters from the Oyster Gourmet! Joe’s: 1023 Abbot Kinney Blvd Venice 90291


Paparazzi Comedy is a sure fire  way to get some laughs at Get Waxed, 300 Westminister Ave., Venice 90291, now every First Friday from 7:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Hosted by Janet Rousseau and Dave Shelton (Everybody Loves Raymond, Professor Creepy’s Scream Party.) Featureing  the Best in Entertainment with the hottest comedians in L.A.  Open Wine Bar $5 donation requested for 21+ and FREE for others.  Guest list fills up quickly, Special celebrity surprise guests. Lineup includes Venice Beach Fire Fighter Comedian Billy Barnes,  Angelique Bates, Jonas Garvin, Kristi McHugh, Jeffrey Peterson and local musician Kathy Leonardo.  Come out and get your laugh on at this star studded event.   “Shooter Diva” spinning until 1030 p.m. Produced by Gisele.  Supporting awareness of the Vera Davis McClendon Center in Venice, CA.  RSVP HERE

The Pre-Party Show has a First Friday line up with Ali Wong, seen on HBO at Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave. Venice  90291 at 7:30 p.m.! Come see her live and other comedians, drink free beer provided by  Angel City Brewery, then hit the streets of Abbot Kinney Blvd. with food trucks, art and more comedy! Use code “FATMAN” for $5 off before it expires. Tickets $20, must be 21+. Get Tickets

The fun and funniness continue with Miss Pickles and the Pants playing the ukulele, accordion and saw (yes, for real) at Nitespa, 1301 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Venice 90291. Featuring local musician, Danny Moynihan (he’s the guy playing the saw.)


This month we have 2 great contests for you – double your chances of winning a great prize from one of our Sponsors! There is a PRE-1ST FRIDAYS FACEBOOK CONTEST & FIRST FRIDAYS TWITTER CONTEST! DEETS:
Like the AKFF Fab Facebook Page, then post: I Love the AKFF Blog! between now & Thursday night at 11:00pm (August 1, 2013 Venice Standard Time) for the chance to win the following:
A Pair of Tickets for the Pre-Party Comedy Show at Electric Lodge valued at $20 each. 
Winners’ name will be added to the list at Electric Lodge. The AKFF will announce the winner on our Twitter page and send a direct message to you. You MUST BE 21+.  Like AKFF Facebook Page

Follow the AKFF on our Twitter Page,
then post: I Love the AKFF Blog! by Friday by 12noon (August 2, 2013 Venice Standard Time) for the chance to win the following prizes:
10 Day Pass from NextSpace Co-wroking space in Venice!

Ticket  to Paparazzi Comedy includes wine bar. You MUST BE 21+
Bottle of Wine from Joe’s Restaurant. You MUST BE 21+

Winners names will be posted on the AKFF Facebook page and we will message you.
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Thanks to our Sponsors! Joe’s Restaurant, NextSpace, Paparazzi Comedy & Pre-Party Comedy Show.


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