There are 3 big public lots on the Venice Boardwalk.   They are managed by L.A. County Beaches and Harbors

#1 Venice Parking Lot: Open

  • Located by the Venice Canals, Venice Recreation & Parks, Muscle Beach Gym, the Venice Skate park, paddle & hand ball courts.
  • 2100 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, Ca 90291.  (end of Venice Blvd. approximately 4 miles from the 405 freeway)

#2 Rose Parking Lot:  (CLOSED)

  • Located on the Venice Boardwalk
  • 300 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, Ca. 90291.

#3 Washington Parking Lot: Open

  • Located by the Venice Pier, Washington Square, and Venice Canals.
  • 300 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, Ca. 90291.   (end of Rose Ave.)

Rates for Summer:   (last Sat. in May-last Sun. in Sep):

•Mon-Fri/6a – 8a: $5
•Mon-Fri/8a – 6p: $9
•Mon-Fri/6p – 10p: $5
•Sat-Sun/6a – 8a: $9
•Sat-Sun/8a – 6p: $18
•Sat-Sun/6p – 10p: $9

Rates for Winter:  (after last Su in Sep-last Fr in May):

•Mon-Fri/6a – 9a: $5
•Mon-Fri/9a – 5p: $7
•Mon-Fri/5p – 10p: $5
•Sat-Sun/6a – 8a: $5
•Sat-Sun/8a – 6p: $9
•Sat-Sun/6p – 10p: $5

337 Regular Spaces, 15 Disabled Spaces

Parking Rules:

– Display parking permit face-up on driver’s side of vehicle dashboard
– Park within one designated space only
– No Trailers, RV’s or Buses allowed
– Overnight sleeping and camping prohibited
– No Commercial or organized activity without a permit
– Animals prohibited
– No selling of merchandise
– Model operation prohibited

Disabled person parking: 

Vehicles displaying a legal disabled person placard or license plate may park for free at LA County-operated beach parking lots, only on non-holiday weekdays .

For more info: or call Modern Parking at 310-821-1081

Venice Parking Lot

Private Parking lots by the beach/boardwalk:

There are private parking lots near that can cost anywhere between $5-$30 per day. Be sure to state clearly how long you will be staying for and make sure the rate applies for the full time of the visit.

Here is how to avoid getting street parking tickets. 

  • Remember to be carefully read all signs when parking your car in Venice.  
  • Beware of the “red”no parking zones and “street cleaning” days.
  • Avoid parking where the curbs are painted red, red means no parking.
  • Pay attention to when your parking meter expires, the parking attendants are on it.