3 Bridges Brewing to host downtown Venice Brew Fest

3 Bridges Brewing to host downtown Venice Brew Fest

Thank you, 3 Bridges Brewing, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Business Partner! This local brewery is kicking off its 1st Annual Venice Brew Fest on May 18, 2024 in Centennial Park from 12pm to 4pm. From seasoned aficionados to casual enthusiasts, the Venice Brew Fest offers something for everyone, with a wide array of styles and flavors to explore. Each brewery represented at the festival has been invited because of its commitment to quality and creativity. Enjoy local food truck and eatery tents, 15+ taps, special tastings from select brewers, and live music. VIP tickets and General Admission tickets are available. For more information, visit venicebrewfest.com.

About 3 Bridges Brewing
Nestled in the picturesque coastal town of Venice, Florida, 3 Bridges Brewing stands as a beacon for craft beer enthusiasts and casual sippers alike. After a long-standing home in “Off The Wagon” Restaurant, owners Scott & Corey Harper and their incredible Team opened their flagship location in late 2023.

With its name inspired by the iconic bridges that connect the community, this brewery embodies the spirit of connection, creativity, and local pride. 3 Bridges Brewing is more than just a brewery; it’s a gathering place where the art of craft beer is celebrated and shared among friends, family, and visitors.

At 3 Bridges Brewing, each batch of beer is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, showcasing a blend of traditional techniques and innovative flavors that cater to a wide range of palates. The brewery prides itself on using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible, reflecting its commitment to supporting the local economy and reducing its environmental footprint. From hoppy IPAs and smooth stouts to seasonal specials and experimental brews, the selection at 3 Bridges Brewing is designed to surprise and delight even the most discerning beer aficionados.

The brewery’s taproom is a warm, welcoming space that invites guests to unwind and enjoy their beer selections in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. With a focus on community and a passion for craft beer, 3 Bridges Brewing hosts a variety of events each week, including live music, corn hole matches, local arts & crafts and more, making it a vibrant hub for locals and visitors alike.

Whether you’re a longtime resident of Venice or just passing through, 3 Bridges Brewing offers a taste of the local craft beer scene that’s not to be missed.

3 Bridges Brewing
1765 S Tamiami Trail , Venice, FL 34293
941-445-4067
3bridgesbrewing@gmail.com
Website coming soon! www.3bridgesbrewing.com
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Venice Brew Fest, 5/18/24
Centennial Park, 200 West Venice Ave., Venice, FL 34285
941-445-4067
3bridgesbrewing@gmail.com
venicebrewfest.com

Chef Jeff of San Marco of Venice featured on Suncoast View

Chef Jeff of San Marco of Venice featured on Suncoast View

Chef Jeff from San Marco of Venice was featured on ABC7 WWSB’s Suncoast View on April 25th, 2024. He showed viewers how to make his delicious Chicken Scaloppini and shared the news of his restaurant’s new expansion, which added a full bar space. You can enjoy the San Marco’s tasty dishes and cocktails in Historic Downtown Venice at 305 W Venice Avenue Unit B, Venice, FL 34285. Reservations can be made at 941-800-7280.

To watch the video, CLICK HERE.

Welcome, Venice Island Vibes!

Welcome, Venice Island Vibes!

Thank you, Venice Island Vibes, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Business Partner! “Feel the vibes” at this fun and colorful downtown Venice souvenir and apparel shop.

Venice Island Vibes
337 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
941-837-3046
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“Tasting Away Again” Margaritas and more in May cocktail challenge

“Tasting Away Again” Margaritas and more in May cocktail challenge

Join us for our next cocktail contest, “Tasting Away Again in Venice!” Venice MainStreet is excited to share this promotion with our community and support our local restaurants!

Participating Venice MainStreet partner restaurants (listed below) are competing for the BEST TEQUILA DRINK! From May 1, 2024 to May 31, 2024*, try six (6) or more different restaurants’ signature Tequila cocktail and collect a coupon from each to redeem for one (1) free t-shirt, vote for your favorite Tequila cocktail and get entered to win restaurant gift cards. Enjoy this fun promotion and please drink responsibly!

10 PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS (May 1-31, 2024):
Abby’s on Miami– 220 Miami Ave W, Venice, FL 34285
BrewBurgers Back Porch– 545 Tamiami Trail South, Venice, FL 34285
Cafe Venice– 101 West Venice Ave., Venice, FL 34285
Daiquiri Deck Venice– 300 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
Fins at Sharky’s– 1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285
Made in Italy– 117 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
Pop’s Sunset Grill– 112 Circuit Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275
San Marco of Venice– 305 W Venice Ave Unit B, Venice, FL 34285
Shuck-N-Ale– 648 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285
TJ Carney’s– 231 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285

*DEADLINE TO ENTER YOUR COUPONS AND GET A T-SHIRT
Cocktails from participating locations must be purchased on or before the afternoon of May 31, 2024 in order to enter your coupons no later than 4pm on Friday, May 31, 2024 at the Venice MainStreet office. Hours of operation are posted below. If a t-shirt is not available in your size, one will be ordered and made available to you for pick up at our office at a later date. The gift card drawings will also take place after May 31, 2024 and winners will be notified via phone call and/or email.

VENICE MAINSTREET LOCATION & HOURS OF OPERATION
Downtown Venice: 101 West Venice Ave. Suite 23 (on second floor), Venice, FL 34285
Open: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm, unless otherwise posted on the office door.
Closed: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays

PLEASE NOTE: The office will be closed on Monday, May 27th for the Memorial Day holiday

Welcome, Blush Boot Camp Nokomis!

Welcome, Blush Boot Camp Nokomis!

Thank you, BLUSH Boot Camp Nokomis, for joining Venice MainStreet! BLUSH is a fitness boot camp for women that provides supportive team members, personalized goal-setting meetings, a complimentary kids club, and results-driven workouts, in a welcoming community. 

CONTACT
BLUSH Boot Camp Nokomis
1240 North Tamiami Trail, Suite 2, Nokomis, FL 34275
(941) 786-1968
nokomis@blushbootcamp.com
blushbootcamp.com/nokomis-fl

Welcome Dynasty Dance Clubs Venice!

Welcome Dynasty Dance Clubs Venice!

Thank you, Dynasty Dance Clubs Venice, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Business Partner! Dynasty Dance Clubs is Florida’s premier social dance club where dancing is for everyone! From wedding dances to competitive dancers, to single individuals and married couples, to kids and adults with special needs, Dynasty Dance Clubs is committed to making an unforgettable experience for each of its students. If you live in Venice or the surrounding areas, you can have fun, meet new people, learn new steps, and get great exercise. Lessons include ballroom, latin, and nightclub dancing, as well as customizable packages for wedding couples, competitive students, persons with disabilities and more.

OFFERING
Private & Group Lessons
Adult & Youth Programs
Wedding Program
Inclusive Group Classes for Persons with Disabilities
Social Dance Parties
Night On The Town
Special Occasions
Competitions
Customizable Private Parties

CONTACT
Dynasty Dance Clubs Venice
415 Commercial Court, Venice, Florida, 34292
venice.genmail.dynasty@gmail.com
941-786-0541
dynastydanceclubs.com

Dr. Demian Chapman of Mote Marine to speak at Sharks Tooth Festival

Dr. Demian Chapman of Mote Marine to speak at Sharks Tooth Festival

Venice MainStreet is delighted to announce that Dr. Demian Chapman, Senior Scientist & Director, Center for Shark Research at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, is scheduled to speak at the upcoming 2024 Venice Sharks Tooth Festival. Dr. Chapman will be delivering the welcome and opening remarks at 11am on Saturday, April 13th on the festival’s Main Stage in Centennial Park. 

Dr. Demian Chapman joined Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in May 2021 as a Senior Scientist in Mote’s Research Division. Dr. Chapman now holds the title of Perry W. Gilbert Chair in Shark Research, as the Director of Sharks and Ray Research and Conservation.

A molecular ecologist by training, he leads the Global FinPrint project and studies the global trade in shark fins and meat. He has published more than 100 scientific papers and appeared on BBC and the Discovery Channel, the Ellen Show, the PBS documentary Changing Seas episode Sharks in Belize: Jaguars of the Sea, and countless more appearances around the world. 

His efforts have contributed to species protection in the form of a shark sanctuary in the Bahamas, improved shark and ray management in Belize, and the listing and implementation of trade restrictions for multiple shark and ray species on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), to name a few. 

For more information about the Venice Sharks Tooth Festival, please visit venicesharkstoothfestival.com.

Welcome, Nancy’s Concierge Services!

Welcome, Nancy’s Concierge Services!

Thank you, Nancy’s Concierge Services, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Business Partner! Founded by Nancy Scott, Nancy’s Concierge Services exists to complete the missing pieces of maintaining a lovely home and to provide you with a more balanced life. From transportation and home watch to catering and party planning, Nancy’s Concierge Services help busy clients throughout Sarasota County. Families who use their services appreciate knowing their home, travel and event are in good hands. As an accredited member of the National Home Watch Association (NHWA), you can rest assured knowing that Nancy’s Concierge Services is insured, bonded and has liability insurance coverage.

Services:
Home watch
Home organization
Party/event planning
Catering
Transportation
Handyman services

About Nancy Scott
I launched Nancy’s Concierge Services to help fellow Sarasota, Charlotte, and Manatee county homeowners maintain their home so they can enjoy the benefits of living a more balanced life. Our home services include: handyman, home watch and home management (helpful for seasonal visitors or homeowners that enjoy traveling); concierge services such as delivery and pickup assistance; home organization and decluttering; party and event planning; and local and regional transportation services (ideal for going to the airport or other destinations in the greater Sarasota, Charlotte, and Manatee county areas). Our team brings enthusiasm and attention to detail to every aspect of our support. Meeting your needs is our mission. Please call today and thank you!

Contact
941-445-0319
nancysconciergeservices@gmail.com
nancysconciergeservices.com

Welcome, SlimFit Weight Loss!

Welcome, SlimFit Weight Loss!

Thank you, SlimFit Weight Loss Wellness Center, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Business Partner! SlimFit specializes in personalized weight loss solutions tailored to your unique goals, as well as Peptide therapy, and supplements and solutions to increase your overall wellness and energy.

Contact
Rachel Walker
941-914-0063
111 Shamrock Blvd.
Venice, FL 34293
hello@slimfitweightloss.net
slimfitweightloss.net