Annual Community-wide Events

Things are always happening in Venice! Below you will find a list of annual community-wide events that keep people coming back year after year.

JANUARY 2024
Non-Profit Rally

January 19, 2024 from 10am-1pm
597 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285
Organized by Venice Area Chamber of Commerce: venicechamber.com

32nd Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival (Venice-Nokomis Rotary)
January 20-21, 2024
Airport Festival Grounds
Organized by Venice-Nokomis Rotary: venicenokomisrotary.org/art-fest

16th Annual Downtown Venice Craft Festival
January 27-28, 2024 from 10am-5pm
Downtown Venice
Organized by Howard Alan Events artfestival.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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FEBRUARY 2024
Chocolate Walk
February 8, 2024 from 5pm-8pm
Downtown Venice
Organized by Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

35th Annual Venice Italian Feast & Carnival
February 22-25, 2024
Airport Festival Grounds
Organized by The Italian American Club of Venice: italianamericanclubofvenice.com

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MARCH 2024

23rd Annual Downtown Venice Art Classic
March 2-3, 2024 from 10am-5pm
Downtown Venice
Organized by Howard Alan Events artfestival.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

Quilting by the Gulf- A Festival of Quilts (biennial event)
March 2, 2024 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
March 3, 2024 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Organized by Venice Area Quilters Guild

Corvette Show: A-Vette Together 
March 17, 2024
Centennial Park
Organized by VeniceFloridaCorvettes.com 

Writers Festival and Book Fair
March 22-23, 2024
William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library & West Blalock Park
Organized by Venice Heritage, Inc: venicebookfair.com

34th Annual AACA Car Show
March 24, 2024
Centennial Park
Organized by Antique Automobile Club of America Venice Region: veniceaaca.com

Eggstravaganza
March 30, 2024
Centennial Park, Downtown Venice
Organized by VeniceLionsClub.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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APRIL 2024

Venice Sharks Tooth Festival
April 13, 2024 from 10am-8pm
April 14, 2024 from 10am-5pm
Downtown Venice in Centennial Park
Organized by Venice MainStreet venicesharkstoothfestival.com

Kimal Lumber’s 20th Annual Classic Car Show
April 21, 2024 from 9am-1pm
Venice Community Center Parking Lot
Organized by Kimal Lumber: kimallumber.com/carshow

Wine Walk
April 25, 2024 from 5pm-8pm
Downtown Venice
Organized by Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org
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MAY 2024
Sidewalk Sale
May 17-18, 2024 from 10am-4pm
Downtown Venice shopping promotion
Organized by Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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JUNE 2024

31st Annual Downtown Venice Craft Festival
June 15-16, 2024 from 10am-4pm
Downtown Venice
Organized by Howard Alan Events artfestival.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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JULY 2024

July 4th Fireworks
July 4, 2024 at 9pm
Organized by City of Venice: venicegov.com

Christmas In July
July 12-13, 2024 from 10am-4pm
Downtown Venice shopping and dining promotion
Organized by Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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AUGUST 2024
Wine Walk
August 15, 2024 from 5pm-8pm
Organized by Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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SEPTEMBER 2024
15th Annual Labor Day Weekend Venice Craft Festival
August 31- September 1, 2024 from 10am-4pm
Downtown Venice
Organized by Howard Alan Events artfestival.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

Venice Beach Party
September 28, 2024 from 3pm-sunset
Venice Public Beach
Organized by Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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OCTOBER 2024

Sun Fiesta
October 18, 19, and 20, 2024
Downtown Venice
Organized by Women’s Sertoma Club of Venice: womenssertoma.com

Halloween Downtown
October 31, 2024
Downtown Venice
Organized by VeniceLionsClub.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

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NOVEMBER 2024
36th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival
November 2-3, 2024 from 10am-5pm
Downtown Venice
Organized by Howard Alan Events artfestival.com and Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

The Mayor’s Hometown Christmas
November 29, 2024 from 5pm-7pm
Centennial Park
Organized by Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

Small Business Saturday
Saturday after Thanksgiving
Downtown Venice shopping and dining promotion

Venice Holiday Parade
Saturday after Thanksgiving
Downtown Venice
Organized by the City of Venice

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DECEMBER 2024
Christmas Walk
December 5, 2024 from 5-8pm
Downtown Venice shopping and dining promotion
Organized by Venice MainStreet: VisitVeniceFL.org

Venice Christmas Boat Parade
December 7, 2024 at 6pm
Intracoastal Waterway
Organized by venicechristmasboatparade.net

Chanukah Klezmer Festival
TBD
Centennial Park in Downtown Venice
Organized by Chabad of Venice

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VENICE MAINSTREET’S SIGNATURE DOWNTOWN EVENTS CLICK HERE
OTHER COMMUNITY EVENTS CLICK HERE
CITY OF VENICE CALENDAR CLICK HERE

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ONGOING

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

Historic Venice Train Depot, Circus Train Car and Caboose Tours
303 East Venice Ave.
See website for tour schedule: veniceareahistoricalsociety.org

Venice Farmers Market

Venice City Hall
8am-1pm Saturdays
thevenicefarmersmarket.org

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

Venice Performing Arts Center
1 Indian Ave., Building 5
Year round shows
veniceperformingartscenter.com

Venice Theatre
140 Tampa Ave. W
Year round shows
venicetheatre.org

SEASONAL
Movies in the Park
Second Wednesdays, Winter/Spring season
Centennial Park
Presented by Venice Institute for Performing Arts in partnership with Venice MainStreet
Click here for dates and times

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