Take Part In Sun Fiesta 2018

Sun Fiesta

Kicking off October 19th and running through the 21st, this year’s Sun Fiesta promises a great time for visitors of all ages. This family fun event is sponsored and organized by the Women’s Sertoma Club of Venice and has been a highly anticipated local event since 1973. For citizens of Venice, the Sun Fiesta has become a beloved occasion marking the last chance to gather as a community before the arrival of the snowbirds in November.

Celebrating Sun and Fun in Venice

The Sun Fiesta includes something for everyone. Here’s just a sampling of the fun-filled activities you’ll be able to take part in or enjoy over the course of the weekend:

  • A 5K Run
  • Bed Races
  • Arts & Crafts Vendors
  • Food Vendors
  • Miss Sun Fiesta Pageant
  • Music
  • Dancing
  • Parade

Children flock to the Kids Korner, which features a bounce house and free activities including cornhole, inflatable basketball, inflatable zero gravity baseball, a coloring contest, crafts, games, and much more.

The Miss Sun Fiesta Pageant is open to young women ages 17 to 21 with a 3.5-grade point average and who have received academic or sports honors and have completed a minimum of 75 hours of community service. Candidates are scored on a written essay, public speaking, stage presence, personality, and community service. The winner receives a $1,000 scholarship while first and second runners-up receive a $500 scholarship.

Make sure to stop by the Arts & Crafts Festival, which offers a wide array of vendors selling clothing, fitness items, foods, hats and hair accessories, health and beauty products, jewelry, and much more.

If you’re a runner, a walker, a jogger – or just someone who likes a nice shiny medal – join in the 5K run/walk on Sunday, October 21. This popular Sun Fiesta event takes off from the Venice Airport and follows a scenic course along the Venetian Waterway Trail and back. At the end, you can enjoy a post-race celebration with beer, music, and awards for top finishers. All finishers receive a custom medal.

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