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Venice MainStreet Volunteer Strut 2021

Venice MainStreet Volunteer Strut 2021

We are so happy to welcome back our amazing group of Venice MainStreet Downtown Ambassadors with our 2021 Volunteer Strut (11/15/21). During the peak tourist season, they will be manning the information kiosk in Centennial Park, helping us distrubute event fliers to...

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Christmas Walk 2021

Christmas Walk 2021

December 2, 2021 from 5-8pm in Historic Downtown Venice Free to the public! Presented by Venice MainStreet, the downtown Venice Christmas Walk is a shopping and dining promotion to support local small businesses. Enjoy extended hours at local shops, treats, live music...

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Venice MainStreet featured on Suncoast View

Venice MainStreet featured on Suncoast View

Venice MainStreet's CEO, Kara Morgan, made her tenth appearance on ABC7's Suncoast View on 11/11/21 to promote historic downtown Venice. The segment featured Venice Olive Oil Company and its recent expansion; Nest Venice's ethically sourced global goods; and...

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Congrats to Mary Erickson, poster contest winner!

Congrats to Mary Erickson, poster contest winner!

Mary's lovely “Venice Path” painting was selected by the panel of judges on the Venice MainStreet Design Committee, Venice MainStreet Board of Directors, and Howard Alan of Howard Alan Events (the organizer of the art festival). This is Mary’s fifth winning...

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Calle de las Tiendas downtown alley repaving project

Calle de las Tiendas downtown alley repaving project

Paving will start Friday, November 5th, on Calle De Las Tiendas Alley between W. Venice Avenue and Miami Avenue from S. Nokomis Avenue west to S. Miami Avenue. Milling of the roadway surface will be completed on Friday with paving starting on Monday, November 8th. All...

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Welcome, Velasquez-Pierce Family Dentistry!

Welcome, Velasquez-Pierce Family Dentistry!

Thank you, Velasquez-Pierce Family Dentistry, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Business Partner! Velasquez-Pierce Family Dentistry uses advanced technology, modern techniques, and years of experience to ensure that your treatments are as pain-free as possible. Its...

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Welcome, Florida Violins!

Welcome, Florida Violins!

Welcome, Florida Violins, to downtown Venice and thank you for joining Venice MainStreet as a Business Partner! Florida Violins, owned by DaVid Pineda-Huezo and Tirza Kosche Pineda, is a full service restoration, fabrication, sales and rental of fine violins, viola,...

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Welcome, Venice Musicale!

Thank you, Venice Musicale, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Nonprofit Partner and Happy 70th Anniversary! Venice Musicale has been enriching the community through free public music performances and scholarships for next-generation musicians since 1951. It is a...

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