Annual Community-wide Events

Things are always happening in Venice! Below you will find a list of annual community-wide events on the island that keep people coming back year after year. For a monthly calendar of Venice area events CLICK HERE. Please note these events may be subject to change or cancellation due to COVID-19 related public health and safety guidelines issued by local, county, state or federal governments.

For Venice MainStreet’s signature downtown events CLICK HERE.

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ONGOING:

Farmer’s Market
Venice City Hall
8am-1pm Saturdays, Nov – April
8am-12pm Saturdays, May – Oct
thevenicefarmersmarket.org

Venice Museum & Archives
351 Nassau St. S.
10am-4pm Mon – Wed
11am-3pm 1st & 3rd Saturdays, Oct – April
venicemuseum.org

Historic Train Depot Tours (CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
303 East Venice Ave.
10am-1pm Saturdays (year-round)
10am-3pm Mon, Wed, Fri, Nov – April
veniceareahistoricalsociety.org

Venice MainStreet’s Friday Night Concert Series 
2nd and 4th Fridays each month
7-9pm Gazebo in Centennial Park
Click here for schedule

Gazebo Starlight Cinema, Movies in the Park (CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
Organized by Venice Institute for Performing Arts
1st Fridays each month
At sunset in Centennial Park
Click here for schedule

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JANUARY:

Rotary Art Festival (CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
10-5pm third weekend of January – Airport Festival Grounds
Organized by Venice-Nokomis Rotary: venicenokomisrotary.org

Downtown Craft Festival (CANCELED UNTILE FURTHER NOTICE)
10-5pm fourth weekend of January – Miami Ave
Organized by Howard Alan Events artfestival.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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FEBRUARY:

Sweetheart Stroll
February 11, 2021 from 5-8pm
Downtown Venice
Organized by Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

Italian Feast (CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
Fourth weekend of February – Airport Festival Grounds
Organized by The Italian American Club of Venice: italianamericanclubofvenice.com

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MARCH (POSSIBLY CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE):

Downtown Art Classic
10-5pm first full weekend of March – W Venice Ave
Organized by Howard Alan Events artfestival.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

Corvette Show A-Vette Together
Date TBD
Centennial Park
Organized by VeniceFloridaCorvettes.com 

Writers Festival and Book Fair
Date TBD
West Blalock Park
Organized by Venice Heritage, Inc: venicebookfair.com

Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash
Date TBD
Venice Airport Festival Grounds
Organized by suncoastbbqbash.com

AACA Annual Car Show
Date TBD
Centennial Park
Organized by Antique Automobile Club of America Venice Region: venice.aaca.com

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APRIL (POSSIBLY CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE):

Shark’s Tooth Festival
Date TBD
Airport Festival Grounds
Organized by sharkstoothfest.com

Eggstravaganza
9:30am-11am Saturday before Easter – Centennial Park
Organized by VeniceLionsClub.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

Relay for Life
Date TBD
Airport Festival Grounds
Organized by Relay for Life American Cancer Society: acsevents.org

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MAY (POSSIBLY CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE):

Brew Bash
Date TBD
Centennial Park
Organized by VeniceBrewBash.com

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JUNE (POSSIBLY CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE):

Downtown Craft Festival
10-4pm third weekend of June – Miami Ave
Organized by Howard Alan Events artfestival.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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JULY (POSSIBLY CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE):

4th of July Fireworks
July 4th at 9pm
Humphris Park (South Jetty)
Organized by City of Venice: venicegov.com

Christmas In July
Date TBD
Downtown Venice
Organized by Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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SEPTEMBER (POSSIBLY CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE):

Downtown Craft Festival
10-4pm Labor Day Weekend – Miami Ave
Organized by Howard Alan Events artfestival.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

Venice Beach Party
2:30-8pm fourth Saturday of September – Venice Public Beach
Organized Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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OCTOBER (POSSIBLY CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE):

Oktoberfest
Date TBD
Downtown Venice
Organized by Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

WineFeast
6pm Thursday before Sun Fiesta- Nokomis Ave.
Organized by Sertoma Club of Venice: venicesertoma.com

Sun Fiesta
Date TBD
Centennial Park
Organized by Women’s Sertoma Club of Venice: womenssertoma.com

Children’s Halloween Parade
October 31st
Downtown Venice
Organized by VeniceLionsClub.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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NOVEMBER (POSSIBLY CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE):

Downtown Art Festival
10am-5pm first full weekend of November – W Venice Avenue
Organized by Howard Alan Events artfestival.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

Chalk Festival
Date TBD
Airport Festival Grounds
Organized by chalkfestival.org

Chocolate Walk
Date TBD, 5-8pm
Downtown Venice
Organized by Venice MainStreet: https://www.visitvenicefl.org/chocolate-walk-2020/

Small Business Saturday
Saturday after Thanksgiving
Downtown Venice

Artists Sunday
Sunday after Thanksgiving
Downtown Venice
https://www.visitvenicefl.org/artists-sunday/

Venice Holiday Parade
Saturday after Thanksgiving – W Venice Avenue
Organized by veniceholidayparade.com

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DECEMBER: (POSSIBLY CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)

Christmas Walk
Date TBD, 5-8pm
Downtown Venice
Organized by Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

Venice Christmas Boat Parade
First Saturday of December – Intracoastal Waterway
Organized by venicechristmasboatparade.com

Holiday Tree Lighting
Date TBD
West Blalock Park- Monty Andrews Arboretum
Organized by Venice Area Beautification, Inc.: VABI.org

Please note that dates and locations may vary. For more information on events go to www.visitvenicefl.org/calendar or call 941-484-6722.

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