A watercolor illustration of the downtown historic Venice Main Street, in Venice, Florida

Venice

The "Shark Tooth Capital of the World"

Aptly named one of Coastal Living’s “Happiest Seaside Towns in America” in 2015, this island town’s charming main street offers shopping and dining and meanders through stately 1920s homes leading straight to the Gulf of Mexico. 

Once a fishing and farming community, this city in the heart of Sarasota County has blossomed into a vacation destination, where families play in the surf, hunt for prehistoric shark teeth, shop through downtown, bike around the Venetian Waterway Trail and "catch the big one" at the Venice Pier.

Learn More About Venice, Florida

Meandering Along Miami Avenue

Don’t miss this shop- and restaurant-filled stretch of downtown Venice.

10 Things to Do in Venice

Venice, Florida, named one of the top two “happiest seaside towns in America,” will leave you smiling. Here are 10 reasons why.

Dine, Watch, Explore - Venice, Florida

Venice, Florida, has beautiful beaches, lots of parks and green space, a full calendar of annual events, and a healthy arts and restaurant scene. Learn more about things to do in this Gulf Coast town.
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November Art Festival
101 W. Venice Ave.
Suite 23
Venice, FL 34285

A hundred independently owned shops and boutiques line the avenues of Historic Downtown Venice, where you can find unique gifts, art, and...

Casual Waterfront Dining on our Patio
509 North Tamiami Trail
Venice, FL 34285

Casual Waterfront Dining & Authentic Florida Charm at Venice's historic Fisherman's Wharf Marina. Fresh seafood & sunset at this local gem owned...

Steak
103 Triple Diamond Blvd., Ste. 2
North Venice, FL 34275

EXTENDING - Through the summer

SAVOR SARASOTA MENU

DINNER

1st course: Caesar or Soup of the day

2nd course: 6 oz...

Morning in Sawgrass - View of Sawgrass
Sawgrass Bridge Road
Venice, FL 34292

Welcome to Sawgrass, voted the number 1 residential community in Venice! We invite you to explore our beautiful setting and outstanding amenities including...

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303 East Venice Avenue
Venice, FL 34285
This scenic 10-mile trail was developed by Venice Area Beautification Inc. with assistance from the city of Venice and Sarasota County. With...
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725 W. Venice Ave
Venice, FL 34285
Relaxation, with personalized and friendly service is what you can expect from this 49 room retreat located beachside in Venice, Florida. Set...

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