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VENICE BEACH WALKING TOURS
|Tours & Excursions in Venice Beach|
Day(s): 5-Friday 6-Saturday 7-Sunday
Address: Rose Ave & Ocean Front Walk, Venice Beach
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Venice Beach is one of the most famous tourist attractions in all of America. As a matter of fact, it’s number 1 in Los Angeles County, visited by more than 5 million people each year. But how many people truly know the rich history that has created such an outrageous and flamboyant destination?
Venice Beach Walking Tours has been created to uncover the hidden stories and salty past of an enchanting artist’s community that is still thriving today. Set on a stage of a beach front visual, one can only imagine what it must have been like in the1900’s, when Abbot Kinney, first founded Venice.
But how has Venice transformed? What would it be like to be a local? Well, this select tour will provide tourists from all over the world and the U.S. with a 2-3 hour “insiders” walking tour of famous Ocean Front Walk. Meet the locals; experience a glimpse of what it truly means to be a Venetian.
Venice Beach Walking Tours is the brainchild of Jeffrey Solomon, a well known Venice Beach insider who has lived in the area for more than 40 years. Jeffrey is a long time community advocate and is currently on the board of the Venice Chamber of Commerce, He is a personable, knowledgeable, and delightful local personality, Jeffrey will offer tour participants a unique and unforgettable Venice Beach experience. His warmth, friendliness and enthusiasm for Venice Beach are infectious. Now, visitors will have the chance to experience this historic and eclectic beach community from an insider’s perspective
Come to the Grand Opening of Venice Beach Walking Tours. Friday, July 4, 2008 at 11:00 am at the base of Rose Ave and Ocean Front Walk. Look for the balloons. Call now, the first 30 people to sign up for tours will be entered into the Venice Beach Walking Tour Grand Opening Raffle. Prizes include….Framed Venice Photographs, 2 additional guest passes for Venice Beach Walking Tours (bring a friend), as well as lunch for two at the famous Danny's Venice Beach Bistro & Bar.
Starting on Friday, July 4, 2008, the summer tours will take place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 11am-2pm. The 1.5 mile tour will cover Ocean Front Walk, one of the most filmed locations in California. Other sites along the tour route include:
Street performances: a street circus, featuring gymnasts spinning one-armed handstands, knife-throwing jugglers on 10 foot tall ladders, bare-handed break dancers on asphalt and music on every corner;
The Venice Pavilion: home of dance skating, rollerblade cone jumpers, the “graffiti wall” and sports complex;
Murals: “Mr. Van Gough, please allow me to introduce you to Jim Morrison”. “Ah, yes, Mr. Marc Chagall, say hello to our favorite disappearing whales”. And world famous muralist “Cronk”, literally “climbing the walls”;
Muscle Beach: Like some movie pageant with Hercules, these men and women do battle with the iron as they work out to increase the size of their muscles;
The Venice Drum Circle: As a backdrop to all that moves are the distant drums from somewhere in the distance on the way to the ocean. As the day wears on, the intensity rises.
Whether you are a tourist, new to Venice Beach or a local who yearns to know more about this exceptional artistic community, this is the tour for you. Venice Beach Walking Tours will reveal the unknown stories of Venice Beach. Jeffrey Solomon will lead each tour with a graceful knowledge and true love of his home for more than 40 years. Venice Beach! Be Inspired, Be a Venetian for a day. Walk away with a bit of Venice History! For more information and to book a tour, go to www.venicebeachwalkingtours.com, Check out our “Venetian Special” online and special group rates, or call Jeffrey Solomon @ 310-396-1585.
NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going.
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