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Venice Sharks Tooth Festival 2024

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Come enjoy live music, food trucks, speakers, merchandise and fossil vendors, a kids corner, and more at the Venice Sharks Tooth Festival! Hosted by Venice MainStreet and sponsored by Tri County Air. For more details visit venicesharkstoothfestival.com.

Dates
April 13, 2024 from 10am – 8pm
April 14, 2024 from 10am – 5pm

Free Offsite Festival Parking and Trolley
Two trolleys will be running in a continuous loop from Centennial Park to Venice High School (1 Indian Ave.) on Saturday from 10:00am to 8:30pm (last departure from Centennial Park) and Sunday 10:00am to 5:30pm (last departure from Centennial Park). CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OFFSITE PARKING MAP. If you are parked at the offsite parking lot at Venice High School, please be mindful of the time and do not miss the last departure of the trolley from Centennial Park (8:30pm Sat.; 5:30pm Sun).

Mobility Impairment Drop-Off
Mobility impairment DROP-OFF ONLY (not parking) is located on West Venice Avenue adjacent to Centennial Park. Look for sign indicating location. 

Dogs
We do not prohibit dogs; however, we strongly do NOT recommend bringing your dogs due to the volume of people and for the safety of humans and pets. Retractable leashes are prohibited.

Chairs
We encourage attendees to bring your own chairs to relax and listen to the music. Please, NO coolers.

LIVE MUSIC
Saturday, April 13th, 2024
10:00am – 4:00pm, Venice Gondoliers Barbershop Chorus will be roaming throughout the festival grounds
10:30am – 11:00am, Venice Elementary School Chorus
11:30am – 2:00pm, Unique Full Circle (Motown)
2:00pm-2:30pm, Jazzercise demonstration
3:00pm – 5:00pm, Aurora V (Rock & Roll)
6:00pm – 8:00pm, Maiden Cane (Rock & Roll)

Sunday, April 14th, 2024
10:00am – 4:00pm, Venice Gondoliers Barbershop Chorus will be roaming throughout the festival grounds
12:00pm – 2:00pm, Latitude 26 (Multiple Genres)
2:30pm – 3:00pm, The Bridget Phillips Experience (teaching Country Line Dancing for the concert)
3:00pm – 5:00pm, Pure Country of SWFL (Country Music)

EDUCATIONAL SPEAKERS
Saturday, April 13th
10:00am – 10:30am, Chris Mandell from Fossil Recovery Exploration
11:00am (Main Stage), Dr. Demian Chapman, Senior Scientist for Mote Marine’s Sharks and Rays Conservation Program
11:00am – 11:30am, Jane McCormack & Doug Woodring from Gulf Coast Mineral, Fossil and Gem Club
2:00pm – 2:30pm, Carole McConnell & Clay Bulan from Manasota Fossil Club
5:00pm – 5:30pm, Chris Mandell from Fossil Recovery Exploration

Sunday, April 14th
10:00am – 10:30am, Chris Mandell from Fossil Recovery Exploration
2:00pm – 2:30pm, Jane McCormack from Gulf Coast Mineral, Fossil and Gem Club and Carole McConnell from Manasota Fossil Club

FOOD VENDORS
Black Label Food Trucks and Catering (Maryland-Style Crab Cakes)
British Open Pub
El Guero Tacos
GitChewSum BBQ
Simply Greek by Wynnberry
Kona Ice of Venice
Made In Italy (pizzas)
Susu’s Always Fresh
The Dawg Pound

DRINK VENDORS
Banana Cabana
Circle B Bubble Bar
Gold Coast Eagle Distributing Inc. (Budweiser)
Surfing Coconut

KIDS ACTIVITIES
Face painting– Childlike Productions: SAT 10am-2pm; SUN 10am-2pm
Interactive fossil dig– Fossil Recovery Exploration: SAT 10am-8pm; SUN 10am-5pm
Fun crafts– Girl Scouts of Gulf Coast Florida & Venice Art Center: SAT 10am-8pm; SUN 10am-5pm
Educational displays– Gulf Coast Mineral, Fossil, and Gem Club: SAT 10am-8pm; SUN 10am-5pm
Educational displays– Manasota Fossil Club: SAT 10am-8pm; SUN 10am-5pm
Dig for shark teeth– Venice Lion’s Club: SAT 10am-8pm; SUN 10am-5pm
Additional activities:
Giant Bubbles
Bouncy Balls
Cornhole Set

For more details visit venicesharkstoothfestival.com.

Details

Date:
April 13
Time:
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Website:
https://www.venicesharkstoothfestival.com/

Organizer

Venice MainStreet
Phone
(941) 484-6722
Email
info@venicemainstreet.com
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Venue

Centennial Park
200 West Venice Avenue
Venice, FL 34285 United States
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Phone
941-484-6722