If you love art, be sure to mark the upcoming 30th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival on your calendar. As the name implies, this marks the 30th year that residents of Venice and the surrounding areas of Florida get to admire pieces from local, regional, and national artists.
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If your kids love Halloween, but it kind of stresses you out, then you're not alone. Everyone wants the kids to have fun, but it's also important to keep them stay safe. You can have a stress-free Halloween by following some safety tips. These Halloween safety tips will help everything... [read more]
It’s almost time for the Annual Pumpkin Festival at Fruitville Grove. This is the festival’s 29th year, and it will take place every weekend in October. The festival has pumpkins galore, along with pony rides, pumpkin painting, a petting zoo, live music, and so much more. Stop by and pick... [read more]
Sun Fiesta is easily the biggest festival in Venice, so you don’t want to miss out on the fun. Sun Fiesta 2017 will take place on Oct. 20–22, and it’s your last chance to get out and enjoy the Florida sunshine before it starts to get cooler. Gather with your... [read more]
Halloween is about more than tricks and treats. For people living in the Sarasota area, it’s also about pumpkin festivals, scary movies, races, and more. Get the scoop on some of the best Halloween events taking place in the area. Then, make your plans to go out and have a... [read more]
Don’t let a tight budget stop you from having a great time in Venice or the rest of Sarasota County. Take the short drive over to Sarasota to find plenty of affordable things to do. You can have fun without breaking the bank!
Visit the Beach
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In Venice and the rest of Sarasota County, it is Shoptember. Throughout the month, you will find amazing deals that will help you get ready to go back to school or start planning the perfect holiday gift. No matter what you are looking for, retailers in Sarasota County participating in... [read more]
Living in Venice, Florida, puts a wide range of fun activities at your fingertips, many of which are completely free. From visiting the beach to walking through parks or attending local events, you can fill an entire week with activities without having to spend a dime.
Venice Farmer’s Market
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Get ready to enjoy a sense of community, some delicious beverages, and plenty of amazing music by local bands at the Venice Beach Party: Music & Beer Festival. This upcoming event is just one of several in the Lovin’ Our Locals series. Previous Lovin’ Our Locals events included the Wine... [read more]
If you read part 1 of the Top 10 things to do in Sarasota last week then you already know about the Myakka River State Park, the Sarasota National Cemetery, the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, the Ca d’Zan Mansion, and the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Here is part 2 of the top 10 things... [read more]