The Best Venice Souvenirs VisitVeniceCa June 9, 2015 Shopping and Street Fashion, Things to See and Do Hey there readers! On occasion, people ask for guidance in purchasing a memento of their time in Venice. So, here it is! A list of the best souvenirs the area has to offer. . T shirts– Apparel is always a winner and there certainly is no shortage of opportunities to buy t-shirts in Venice. So, let’s divide this category into two subsets. First off, we have the t-shirt that screams authentic Venice. Get your Hecho in Venice, and Dog town gear at either Animal House on Windward or Maui and Sons on Oceanfront Walk. And, there is a very cool custom printing shop called The Ave. that has one of a kind t-shirts and they even custom print on Vans and Converse. Or, stop by the Dept. of Rec. and Parks and grab a genuine Muscle Beach t-shirt at Muscle Beach Nutrition park office at 1800 Oceanfront Walk. Lastly, stop by Gold’s Gym Venice and grab a shirt or tank top from the world’s most famous bodybuilding gym. . The second subset of T-shirts is the less expensive, more touristy style found on the boardwalk. There are at least a dozen stores that sell these on Oceanfront Walk, and most have several in the 3 for $10 category. However, the more desirable models are usually about $10 each. , Art- Nothing quite says “one of a kind” keepsake like an original piece of art. There are lots of hardworking folks on the boardwalk whose lively hood depends on selling their creations to folks like you. You can find tons of items small enough to fit in a backpack or large enough to hang on a wall. And, most of the time the price is negotiable. , Get the Muscle Beach Souvenir cup from Muscle Beach Juice Bar! Grab the iconic orange dumbbell cup for your favorite smoothie drinking workout fiend. And, while you are there, power up on wheatgrass and ginger shots, fresh juice, smoothies, protein shakes, peanut butter and jelly, breakfast burritos, vegetarian options, more! View menu! Muscle Beach Juice Bar is located on the Venice Beach Boardwalk across from the world famous Muscle Beach Gym. 1809 Oceanfront Walk. Venice, Ca 90291. . Skateboards– Want to take buy a skateboard in the town that started it all? There are several skateboard shops around. Great selection of t-shirts, skateboards, Venice stuff and more at Maui and Sons’ Surf and Skate Shop. Go online at buy original at Venice Originals, Skatermade, or Juice Magazine. One is just south of Windward and one is at Brooks. . Hats- Want a cool Venice or LA lid? The best place to get hats is on the boardwalk just north of 17th ave. They have a huge variety of colors and styles priced between $5 and $10. As well, they have sunglasses in every shape imaginable. You can get a lot of items for a reasonable amount of cash here. Ask for Chili!!!