35th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival
Saturday, November 4, 2023 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 5, 2023 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
100-300 West Venice Ave in Venice, FL
Located on Florida’s west coast, Venice is a vibrant town on the Gulf of Mexico, filled with historic charm, natural beauty, and independently owned shops and restaurants. Considered one of the best kept secrets in all of Florida, the community of Venice has a number of special surprises awaiting you. Whether you like shopping in the unique stores of the downtown Venice Main Street district or prefer golfing, boating, or other recreational activities, Venice has it all. Settled along West Venice Avenue, the Downtown Venice Art Festival adds to the ambiance of this unique town. More than 100 of the nation’s most notable artists will exhibit their work, ranging in mediums from photography to jewelry, paintings to sculpture, ceramics, glass, mixed media and more during this weekend community festival. Festival patrons and art collectors alike can meet and visit with their favorite artists, view and purchase original works, or commission custom pieces.
2023 Festival Poster Contest Winners
Congratulations to artist Diane Chencharick! Her winning work Sunset at the South Jetty (shown above in first row of photos) will be available as a poster for the upcoming 35th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival on November 4 & 5! Come down and see her booth to purchase a poster; all proceeds benefit Venice MainStreet.
New this year, Venice MainStreet also awarded a student entry. Harper Hambrick from Woodland Middle School had her work turned into a poster! Harper’s award-winning work is titled Sunset at Brohard Beach (shown above in second row) and posters will be available for purchase at the festival.