FlowerFest: A Taste of Venice

On June 9th, the first-ever FlowerFest will take place in an evening of great food, rocking music and world-class art. Photo courtesy of FlowerFest.

Experience the best of Venice in a day of live music, world-renowned food and dazzling art on June 9th. 

By Yo! Venice Staff Writer

Venice has it all. World-renowned restaurants, kick-ass live music and an incredible art scene all culminating to create an undeniably unique atmosphere. Now you can experience it all in one place, at FlowerFest: A Taste of Venice.

The inaugural FlowerFest: A Taste of Venice will take place on Saturday, June 9th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm on the long-time local favorite location of Rose Avenue, between Main Street and 4th Avenue. Put on by The Venice Chamber of Commerce and creative music house Cosmic Haze will feature more than 20 world-renowned restaurants, such as The Butcher’s Daughter, The Tasting Kitchen and Rose Cafe, who will be vending delicious, artisanal offerings.

Music, art and Venice style creativity will be the backdrop to this foodie heaven, with performers fresh from the Coachella stage playing until sunset. These performers include superstar producer FKi 1st who is known for producing “White Iverson” by Post Malone and “All the Time” by Jeremih ft. Lil Wayne.

Not to be missed, this urban micro-festival has something for everyone: interactive art, dance, music, food and the best vibes to be found in all of Los Angeles. FlowerFest: A Taste of Venice is free and open to the public.

Avoid LA traffic and parking woes by leaving the car at home. There will be a bike valet and Bird scooter corral at Main and Rose. Rideshare drop off is both at 4th Avenue and Rose Avenue and Main Street and Rose Avenue.

Find FlowerFest on Instagram and Facebook @veniceflowerfest #veniceflowerfest. For more information and to see the music line-up, visit veniceflowerfest.com

The Venice Chamber of Commerce is a unique and diverse community of members who embody the spirit of Abbot Kinney and who work together to improve quality of life in Venice for businesses, residents and visitors alike! To learn more about the Venice Chamber, visit www.venicechamber.net

Cosmic Haze is situated in the heart of Venice, and operates as a creative music house, with world-renowned film composers and producers, as well as collaborations with in-house CHROMA music (The Hunger Games, Wonder Woman, Deepwater Horizon, Allegiant, and many more). Cosmic Haze has produced live events at Coachella’s Merv Griffin House, Croatia’s Yacht Week, and The Venetian in Las Vegas, and serves as an incubator for artists through the representation of multiple music groups, producers, and composers in creative production, recording, touring, live events and artist management. For more information, visit cosmichaze.org