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Featured Events

What: Annual kids Halloween Parade and Trick or Treating

When: Friday, Oct. 31

at 4 p.m.    

Where: Centennial Park Gazebo and West Venice Avenue between Nokomis Avenue and Nassau Street The Centennial Park parking lot will be closed at 4 p.m., as will the westbound lane of Venice Avenue until the children have safely crossed to the south side of the street at Nassau St.



What: Downtown Venice Art Festival

When: Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 1 and 2, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Downtown West Venice Avenue, between U.S. 41 Business and Harbor Drive. The area will be closed to vehicular traffic from 3 a.m. on Saturday until 8 p.m. on Sunday.

Note: The Venice Farmers Market will be closed Nov. 1.


Click on Special Event Calendar to see more events


Latest News

Sunday, Nov. 2, Daylight Saving Time ends, turn clocks back one hour and replace batteries in smoke detectors.

Veterans Day ceremony will be held by Disabled American Veterans Post 101 at Patriots Park, 800 Venetia Bay Blvd., located at the north intersection of U.S. 41 and U.S. 41 Bypass, on Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. Bring a lawn chair.

A Utilities Department contractor will began excavating as part of a water main valve replacement program along South Harbor Drive in the area of Golden Beach, as well as Baynard Drive. Shutdowns and valve installations will occur Oct. 31.  As the project continues, more areas will see exploratory excavation with shutdowns and valve installations Nov. 10 and 14. All affected households will receive a boil-water notice with details explaining the project. 

If you have not signed up for the CodeRED emergency alert system, scroll to the bottom of the page, click on CodeRED, click on data collection in blue, then fill out the form and click on the submit button. Anyone who is not able to do this is welcome to (941) 486-2626, ext. 24005.

Listen to a meeting on your computer
On the left of this page, click on meetings, then click on 2013 meetings-Granicus, find the meeting you want to view, look to the right of it and click on Agenda, click open, and view. To listen to live audio of meetings, or to watch city council meeting live videos, instead of clicking on Agenda, click on Meeting Details, go to the right and click on video.

My Waste App
Ever forget what day your garbage collection is, what is recyclable and what is not, or want to report a pothole? These and many more things can be done easily with the My Waste App.You can scan the app to the left on your I-Phone or Android.

Other ways to ask questions and voice concerns:
Call the Information Helpline: (941) 999-1415;                
or Switchboard: (941) 486-2626, ext. 24005.
weekdays, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
E-mail: pjohnson@venicegov.com; or
Use the suggestion box at the top of this page.


Venice, Florida is located on the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota County, about half way between Tampa and Fort Myers.



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