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Spring Sidewalk Sale

Spring Sidewalk Sale

Join us in historic downtown Venice for a Spring Sidewalk Sale on Friday, May 21st and Saturday, May 22nd from 10am to 4pm. Enjoy great deals on Miami, Venice and Tampa Avenues. So shop, savor and sip your way through all three avenues! Our downtown shops and...

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Welcome Emmanuel Lutheran Church!

Welcome Emmanuel Lutheran Church!

We are delighted to have Emmanuel Lutheran Church join Venice MainStreet as a nonprofit partner. The Church is located on the island of Venice and offers worship services in person (with reservations) or online. It also has many ministries and outreach activities for...

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Made Locally: Colorful Art Wear

Made Locally: Colorful Art Wear

Scarlet Macaw Resort Wear is a women’s clothing boutique as colorful and unique as the exotic bird after which it is named. Located in downtown Venice since 1993, it offers one-of-a-kind, hand painted sweaters and shirts created locally, besides also carrying...

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Live Music at Cafe Venice

Live Music at Cafe Venice

If you are looking for great dining with live music, Cafe Venice in downtown Venice has it for you. Catch live music from 7pm to 10pm Fridays and Saturdays. Here is a glimpse of the upcoming performers but be sure to go directly to cafevenicerestaurantandbar.com for...

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Welcome new Venice MainStreet Partner, Boys & Girls Clubs

Welcome new Venice MainStreet Partner, Boys & Girls Clubs

We are happy to announce our new partner, Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and Desoto Counties. Its mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Boys & Girls...

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Smoky Mountain Handmade Candles: Enticing Your Senses Locally

Smoky Mountain Handmade Candles: Enticing Your Senses Locally

Smoky Mountain Handmade Candles offers an extensive variety of candles made from the highest grade and purest wax on the market with a long burn time and a high degree of scent. Shop proprietors Marty and Charles Fabiszak, an innovative father and son duo, are always...

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Friday Night Concert Series 2021

Friday Night Concert Series 2021

Pre-registration is NO LONGER required. Grab a mask and join the fun in historic downtown Venice for the Friday Night Concert Series at the gazebo in Centennial Park! This event, hosted by Venice MainStreet, is held every second and fourth Friday of each month. Friday...

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Congratulations, Design Award Winners!

Congratulations, Design Award Winners!

Venice MainStreet has awarded the following Design Awards to downtown district businesses and buildings. The winners are.... 2020 The Boutique by the Beach, Outstanding Improvement Award for Calle de las Tiendas Alley Signage Abby’s on Miami, General Improvement...

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2021 Events Update

2021 Events Update

UPDATED ON 5/5/21 As we continue to adapt to the challenges of planning events during the COVID-19 era, we appreciate your patience and understanding. We have been working within the confines of the City of Venice municipal government’s moratorium on large special...

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