City Hall will be closed Friday, July 3, for the observance of the Independence Day holiday. Garbage, yard waste and recyclables will not be collected on Saturday, July 4. City residents whose normal collection day is Saturday will have all their items picked up on Wednesday, July 8.

The July 4th Fireworks Show at the South Jetty is CANCELED this year

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  • Legacy Park

    1. Address:395 E. Venice Ave.
      Venice, FL 34285
    1. Benches
    2. Canoe/Kayak Launch
    3. Drinking Fountain
    4. Hiking Trails
    5. Litter Receptacles
    6. Pedestrian Walkway
    7. Picnic Shelters
    8. Playground
    9. Restrooms
    1. Parks


NOTE: The playground at this park will reopen to the public Saturday, June 13. 

Legacy Park, located across from the historic Venice Train Depot, includes Venice's newest, train-themed playground, completed in early December 2017. The shaded playground structure, climbing apparatus, cornhole equipment and swings enhances the existing multi-use trail, kayak/canoe launch, picnic shelters, restrooms and parking facilities previously installed.

Funding was provided by Venice Service District Park Impact Fees, Florida Communities Trust, Florida Recreation Development Assistance Grant Program, Land & Water Conservation Fund, Recreational Trails Program, and the Florida Coastal Management Program.


To reserve a picnic shelter for a birthday party or other event, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000.

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