Venice MainStreet Events

30+ years of bringing exciting events downtown!

The events listed below are coordinated and funded by Venice MainStreet or are in partnership with us as a promoter. Several are made possible through corporate sponsorships. By attending one of these events and purchasing a ticket or beverage, you help provide financial support for Venice MainStreet to fulfill its mission to preserve, protect and promote historic downtown Venice. If you enjoy attending our free events, such as the Friday Night Concert Series at the gazebo or annual art and craft festivals, please consider joining Venice MainStreet or  donating to help keep these great community events going. 

Classic Evenings on the Avenues, October 8 and 22

Classic Evenings on the Avenues, October 8 and 22

Grab a mask and join the fun in historic downtown Venice on Thursday, October 22nd from 5-7pm to enjoy a classic evening on the avenues. Hosted by Venice MainStreet and its business partners, several stores will remain open for abundant shopping and restaurants for...

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Shoptember Sidewalk Sale, Sept 4th-5th from 10am-4pm

Shoptember Sidewalk Sale, Sept 4th-5th from 10am-4pm

Ready, set, SHOPTEMBER! Don't miss this 2 day sidewalk sale in Historic Downtown Venice and beyond on Friday, September 4th and Saturday, September 5th from 10am to 4pm. Shop local at over 100 locations and enjoy outdoor sidewalk browsing. Come by and see what you can...

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Events Update for Downtown Venice

Events Update for Downtown Venice

The City of Venice's special event permit moratorium was reinstated on July 24, 2020. According to the City of Venice, "Consistent with current CDC guidelines on large gatherings and social distancing, as a protective measure against the spread of coronavirus, the...

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Christmas in July Downtown Sale July 17-18th

Christmas in July Downtown Sale July 17-18th

July 17th & 18th 10am-4pm Shop the avenues and beyond! Head to downtown Venice for great summer deals during Venice MainStreet's annual Christmas in July event. Participants include (but may not be limited to) the following Venice MainStreet Partners listed below....

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ONGOING- Friday Night Concert Series

ONGOING- Friday Night Concert Series

FREE! Venice MainStreet sponsors free year-round concerts at the gazebo in Centennial Park. At 7pm, twice a month on 2nd and 4th Fridays, bring your favorite lawn chair and enjoy live music outdoors in beautiful historic downtown Venice! Please note this concert...

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ONGOING- Gazebo Starlight Cinema (Movies in the Park!)

ONGOING- Gazebo Starlight Cinema (Movies in the Park!)

FREE! Sponsored by Venice Institute for Performing Arts (VIPA). Bring your favorite lawn chair and enjoy FREE movies on the first Friday of each month! Movies start at sunset in Centennial Park. Shop local and support Venice businesses and restaurants by buying your...

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