Venice was voted one of the happiest seaside towns in America. So what is living in Venice, Florida all about? By taking a quick visit to our About the Area page, you will see! We feature two short videos highlighting the lifestyle of Venice and nearby Sarasota as well as direct links to main area attractions. This will make it very simple for you to get an overview and plan some wonderful things to do.
Maybe you want to discover what is going on at the Ringling this weekend, plan a new kayaking route, book a show at the Venice Theatre, find a farmers market, get tickets to a spring training game, or even check out what’s new at the Mote Marine Laboratory. Now all of those choices plus many more are all accessible from one single webpage.
Looking for ways to get in touch with nature? Venice offers fourteen miles of public beach to enjoy, plus numerous parks with walking trails and kayaking, canoeing and paddle board launches. You can ride your bike, walk or jog for miles on the Legacy Trail. Discover our bird estuaries and nature reserves, boat around the bays and intracoastal waterway or head out for a sunset sail on the Gulf of Mexico.
Looking for entertainment? Join in on the many area events such as art shows, car and motorcycle shows, home and garden shows, music and food festivals, sand sculpture and chalk festivals, theater and film festivals, holiday street parades, boat parades, firework displays and so much more.
If you already live in beautiful Venice, are planning to purchase a home in the area, or are just planning a vacation, passing along this link is a really easy way to share your piece of paradise with family and friends!