Venice Holiday Parade

November 24, 2018
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November 24, 2018
Tampa Ave, Downtown Venice
Tampa Ave
Venice, FL 34285
Venice Holiday Parade
Venice Holiday Parade
Due to potential conflicts and safety concerns with the ongoing City of Venice Downtown Beautification Project, the 2018 Holiday Parade route will be diverted slightly to Tampa Avenue for the two blocks between Harbor Drive and Nokomis Avenue. The remainder of the parade route on Saturday, Nov. 24, will remain unchanged. This route change is supported by the event organizer and the Venice Police Department, because it provides a larger and safer viewing area for the public and still keeps the parade downtown. Due to potential adverse weather conditions, it is possible the road work on W. Venice Ave. may extend past Nov. 24. If W. Venice Avenue is completed prior to that date, the median landscaping will still be too new to allow for a public viewing area; therefore, parade viewing could only be from one side of the street. Alternatively, using Tampa Avenue will provide for safe viewing from both sides of the parade, and allow the event organizer to finalize plans for a successful parade. This route change is only for 2018 and the Holiday Parade is planned to return to W. Venice Avenue for 2019. Pre-parade entertainment will stay at the corner of Harbor Drive and W. Venice Ave., starting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 24. Parade staging will occur down three blocks on S. Park Blvd., two blocks on N. Park Blvd., and west from Park on Granada Ave. with the larger units on W. Venice Ave., east of Park. The parade will step off at 7 p.m.
Venice Holiday Parade