Winners of the 2014 Venice Canals Holiday Boat Parade and the Best-Dressed Homes & Bridges contests

2014 Venice Canals Holiday Boat Parade and the Best-Dressed Homes & Bridges


  • 1st – “Ginger Bread Paradise” – Dunne – Meunier Family; Lippens Family; Paul Rother
  • 2nd – “Love Thy Neighbor” – Diane & Michael Silver
  • 3rd – “Share the Light; Share the Warmth” – Suzanne Wrede
  • 4th – “Rainbow Holiday Explosion Paradise” – Amy & Oliver Standring
  • 5th – “Jack in Paradise” – Jack Galanty & Mark Galanty


  • 1st – 426 Carroll Canal – Robert & Susan Oliver
  • 2nd – 452 Carroll Canal – Barbara & Allen Toennies
  • 3rd – 425 Linnie Canal – Helen & Bert Fallon


  • 1st – Linnie Canal at Grand Canal – Martin and Nika Meunière; Steve Slayden; Josie and Paul Scibetta
  • 2nd – Sherman Canal at Grand Canal – Patrick Taylor; Connie Forest; Susan Painter
  • 3rd – Howland Canal at Grand Canal – Paul Rother


The Venice Canals Association would like to thank everyone who participated in this 33rd Annual Holiday Boat Parade by decorating homes, boats and bridges and the parade committee: Sandy Berens, (Chairperson), CJ Cole (Publicity), Renee Kaplan, Deb Kaufman, Josie & Paul Scibetta, John Schacht, Monnie Fanning, Claudette Shores, Trudi & Irv Puskin, Maggie Bright

Special Thanks to Steve Slayden (Captain) and George Notaras (Santa) for the lead boat and Steffi Berens for all her hard work! And a big thank you to Susan Rennie for taking pictures of the entire parade!

And the local restaurants that donated prizes:

Baja Cantina 311 Washington Blvd 310-821-BAJA
C&O Cucina 3016 Washington Blvd 310-301-7278
C&O Trattoria 31 Washington Blvd 310-823-9491
Canal Club 2025 Pacific Ave 310-823-3878
Canali Cafe 123 Washington Blvd 310-822-5379
Cheesecake Factory 4142 Via Marina, MDR 310-306-3344
Danny’s Venice 23 Windward Ave 310-566-5610
Islands 404 Washington Blvd 310-822-3939
James Beach 60 N Venice Blvd 310-823-5396
Joni’s Coffee Roasting Cafe 552 Washington Blvd 310-305-7147
The Terrace Cafe 7 Washington Blvd 310-578-1530
Tony P’s Dockside Grill 4445 Admiralty Way, MDR 310-823-4534
Wabi Sabi Sushi Bar & Pacific Grill 1635 Abbot Kinney Blvd 310-314-2229
Whiskey Reds 13813 Fiji Way, MDR 310-823-4522

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VCA Holiday Boat Parade 2014

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