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Ring in the Holidays with Venice MainStreet’s Christmas Walk

Start your holiday shopping with a stroll down the avenues of historic Venice on Thursday, December 5 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Venice MainStreet’s Annual Christmas Walk. Downtown will be all aglow with holiday lights and festive décor. Be sure to check out the winners...

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Volunteer “Downtowners” Serve as Venice Ambassadors

The Venice MainStreet volunteer “Downtowners” are a combination of goodwill ambassadors, educators, public relations experts and an invaluable resource for Venice area tourist information. Beginning in November and ending during mid-April these Historic Downtown...

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Chalk Festival Returns to Venice, November 15-18, 2019

Photo courtesy Chalk Festival. Art by Michela Bogoni. Get ready to be amazed as hundreds of artists from around the world take to the Venice airport pavement, turning it into a “museum in motion.” Spectators can interact with the artists as they go about creating...

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32nd Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm Location: West Venice Avenue, Venice, Florida 34285 Free Admission! Located on Florida's west coast, Venice is a vibrant town on the Gulf of Mexico, filled with...

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Calling Ghosts and Goblins for Venice Halloween Parade

Show off your favorite costume at Venice's annual Children Halloween Parade, sponsored by the Venice Lions Club and Venice MainStreet. Scheduled for Thursday, October 31, children—accompanied by an adult—should gather at the gazebo in Centennial Park at 4:30 p.m. At...

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Local Shop Owners Nurture Creative Crafters

Two local shops—Needlefish Yarns of Venice and Deborah's Quilt Basket—are cultivating a love of crafting across generations. Fueled by a passion for their craft and a desire to create friendly, supportive learning environments, these shop owners are inspiring patrons...

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Cafe Longet: Fine Cuisine with a French Touch

As Cafe Longet is approaching its three year anniversary in downtown Venice, chef and owner Steve Longet and wife Jessica continue to fall more in love with Venice. Moving from their native country of France three years ago, they never imagined the community and...

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4th Annual Venice Beach Party

Grab your flip flops and head to Venice Beach on Saturday, September 28 for Venice MainStreet Inc.’s 4th Annual Venice Beach Party. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank and open to the public for free, this entertaining outdoor event features live music, food vendors and...

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Oktoberfest

Put on your best German lederhosen and get ready to sample beers and shop during Oktoberfest on September 13th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Ticket holders will be able to enjoy a fall-themed beer tasting at each of the participating locations in Downtown Venice as...

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