First Fridays on Abbot Kinney Blvd on February 5 will be Fabulous! That’s why we’re calling it FABuary! Eat some tasty food from a variety of food trucks (we’ve got the list), check out some happy hours, special events plus shops open late! Don’t miss out on our Instagram Photo Contest – Prizes from NextSpace Venice Beach!

First Fridays AKFF Photo-Contest Instagram#AKFF has brought back our First Fridays Contest on Instagram! 

1- Follow us on Instagram @abbotkinney1st
2- Tag your February 5, 2016 First Fridays photos: #1stfridays
(by Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 11:59pm)

2 Winners chosen from photos with most likes
Prize: NextSpace Venice Beach Day Pass Value $30
Prize will be mailed (address required) or arrange pickup at NextSpace Venice Beach

First Fridays Guide: Food trucks, FAQ’s, Special Events from the #AKFFBlog. Yes, you gotta scroll, baby scroll!

Food Trucks are listed by location starting from Venice Blvd and moving toward Westminster. Note these are both at traffic lights.

Food Trucks: Palms to California (traffic light)

Pudding Truck line Food truck on Abbot Kinney for First FridayVchos

My Delight Truck

The Pudding Truck

Sabores de Mexico

BBQ Smokehouse

Food Trucks: California to Santa Clara

Big line at Roll n Lobster - Food truck at 1st FridayLet’s Roll it

Rolln Lobster

Street Kitchen LA

Son of a Bun

Comet BBQ


ZemaTruck Latin Vibes

Papa Frites

Made in Brooklyn NY Pizza

Woody’s Grill

1st-Friday-Feb5-Willie-JaneSpecial Events:

Cuyana – event with Casetify, 7-9pm, live music, complimentary drinks and complimentary live monogramming 1140 Abbot Kinney Blvd

Fringe Salon – Hair Jam features demos, education dedicated to the craft of l hairdressing. This Friday is dedicated to curly hair – they have some great models at the event. 1605 Abbot Kinney Blvd

Willie Jane – 1st Friday DJ – starts at 8pm. Happy Hour  4-7pm. 1031 Abbot Kinney Blvd

Food Trucks: Santa Clara to San Juan

Sanook Soi 38

Sweet Amesterdam

Oaxaca on Wheels

Zone 1-San Juan to Brooks

Street Foods Co.

Pizza & Co

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San Juan to Brooks

Street Foods Co.

Pizza & Co

Oaxaca on Wheels

The next block after San Juan is Westminster, at a traffic light, where the food trucks end, however, there are  restaurants past the light and shops on Westminster (on the south east side of street).


When: February 5, 2016 6-10pm
Where: Abbot Kinney Blvd between Venice Bl + Westminster in Venice CA 90291
Park: There are a few parking valets on Abbot Kinney, though best to avoid due to car and people traffic.
Valet Parking on Electric at Milwood (behind Abbot Kinney to the east at the Electric Lodge). There are 2 hour metered lots directly behind Abbot Kinney – Electric is the street behind it.
Popular hashtags for the event and our blog:
#1st Fridays #VeniceFirstFridays and #FirstFridays #AKFF #AKFFblog #AbbotKinney1st

Have Fun + Be Considerate to the Venice neighborhood 🙂

Abbot Kinney Blvd Map 1st Fridays between Venice Bl + Westminster