Join us on Fat Tuesday, March 1st for Mardi Gras in Downtown Venice! The party kicks off at 4pm on Miami Avenue West at the Merchants of Venice Building parking lot. Put on your Mardi Gras mask, enjoy live music and get a snapshot in our photo booth. Follow along behind the New Orleans style “second line” brass band as it makes its way from Miami Avenue to West Venice Avenue stopping to play at 10+ locations. The celebration continues at after parties at Made in Italy and Daiquiri Deck. “Laissez les bons temps rouler!” Let the good times roll!

MIAMI AVENUE- MERCHANTS OF VENICE BUILDING PARKING LOT
4-6pm- Parking Lot Party,
200 Miami Avenue, live music by Kit M. Jones sponsored by The Island Bookshop and Mothers Cupboard Spice Shoppe
4-5pm
– ChuckO the Clown
4-6pm- Photo booth
5:30pm- Peace, Love & Hoopiness hula hoop show

“SECOND LINE” BRASS BAND STOP LOCATIONS
From 5pm-7pm starting on Miami Avenue, then heading to West Venice Avenue

– Merchants of Venice Building Parking Lot (Fifi’s of Venice, Deb Peters Coaching, Mothers Cupboard Spice Shoppe, The Island Bookshop, Venice Island Coffee Cafe, Collectors Gallery & Framery), 200 Miami Ave.
Burgundy Square Cafe and Bodrum, 225 & 227 Miami Ave.
Deborah & Dick Miller Team, RE/MAX Platinum Realty, 307B W Venice Ave.
Florida Violins, 325 W Venice Ave, Suite D
Daiquiri Deck, 300 W Venice Ave.
Shirt Stop and Venice Avenue Creamery, 247 & 249 W Venice Ave.
Twist Boutique and SunBug, 137 & 141 W Venice Ave.
Made in Italy, 117 W Venice Ave.
Cafe Venice, 101 W Venice Ave.

6:15pm- Peace, Love & Hoopiness hula hoop show at Information Kiosk in Centennial Park, 200 W Venice Ave.

7pm After Parties:
Made in Italy, 117 W Venice Ave.
Daiquiri Deck, 300 W Venice Ave.