4th of July in Venice is everyone’s favorite time of year! Now get outside and play! Everyday there are so many choices in Venice regarding what to do, however, 4th of July has some special one off events. So, here is the list: JULY 4, MR. & MS. MUSCLE BEACH For decades competitors have traveled from all over the world to compete at the historic Muscle Beach Competitions. These events are highlighted by a warm friendly local atmosphere while providing quality competition. Free for all spectators! Details here! JULY 4, MARINA DEL REY 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS SHOW Celebrate Independence Day with a spectacular 20-minute fireworks show over the water in Marina del Rey! Show at 9:00 p.m. Details here! JULY 4, CELEBRATE 4TH OF JULY AT HIGH ROOFTOP LOUNGE AND ERWIN’S KITCHEN & COCKTAILS Celebrate the Red, White, and Booze at Hotel Erwin! Erwin’s Kitchen & Cocktails will be open its regular hours, and High will have a local DJ will be spinning and the drinks will be flowing. High is a great place to watch the fireworks! Details here! JULY 4-7. JAMES’ BEACH’S 4TH OF JULY WEEKEND BBQ Celebrate the 4th all weekend long by the beach @ James’ Beach. We have BBQ Galore plus $6 draft beers and $8 watermelon margaritas. Summer desserts. Warm weather. It all starts July 4 all the way ’til Sunday, July 7! Details here! JULY 4, STEAKS, SEAFOOD, FIREWORKS AND A MARINA VIEW AT TONY P’S DOCKSIDE GRILL. Catch the 4th of July Fireworks from Tony P’s patio in Marina del Rey! Tony P’s Dockside Grill is rad! Where else can you chill out, eat crab legs, sip on an Old Chub, and watch the sunset over the Pacific with boats sailing by? Not only is the menu super deep, the beer selection is the best on the Westside, and the staff is superb! Smiling faces, and huge portions is the standard at this neighborhood favorite! Details here! JULY 4 & 5, RED, WHITE, AND BREWS BRUNCH AT SIMMZY’S Simmzy’s has it all! 26 ice cold taps of carefully curated craft brew, an ultra fresh menu with offerings including the Big Blue Bacon Deluxe Burger, seared albacore salad, Brussel sprouts, fish tacos, and more, as well as a super chill, friendly staff. On top of that, Simmzy’s brews their own signature line of beers right here in Burbank. Tips Up IPA, Beach Cruiser Blonde, Redondo Red, and Night Surfing Imperial Stout are just a few of their spectacular, in house, brews available. Details here! We all love dogs! Check out these summer and 4th of July safety tips to keep our pups out of harms way. Want to bring your buddy out on the town? That sounds like a great idea for all parties involved! From restaurants, summer safety tips, to parks, to rules and regulations, to the best pet supply store around, we have the inside line on all things dog! Details here! Art by Todd Goodman. Photo by www.VenicePaparazzi.com , EXPLORE VENICE WITH THIS FREE VENICE ACTIVITIES CHECKLIST AND MAP! Whether your visiting Venice, California, or live in the V and need a stay-cation, no experience is complete without checking out each of the listed attractions and unique neighborhoods that make up our city. View or print map! / For all fun things to see and do in Venice, California, check out VenicePaparazzi.com or VisitVeniceCA.com!