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Featured Events

What: Eye Spy Venice,

a scavenger hunt for children

sponsored by the Venice Farmers Market,

rain or shine

Where: 200 block of West Tampa Avenue

When: Saturday, Aug. 1, 8:30 - 11:30

Farmers Market is from 8 a.m. - noon

What Else: Jazz singer Leslie DeCosta entertains at the Farmers Market

Special Participants:

Sarasota County Sheriff's Animal Rescue

Uf/IFAS Master Gardeners

Up With People coordinators.


Latest News


Meeting to discuss skydiving activities at Venice airport Tuesday, Aug. 4


The City of Venice holds an open house to discuss potential skydiving activities at Venice Municipal Airport (VNC). The meeting takes place in Community Hall at Venice City Hall, 401 W. Venice Ave., Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 4 – 5 p.m. A brief presentation will be made at the beginning, graphics will be available for review, and comments accepted.


The city received a proposal for a low volume skydiving business at VNC. A designated parachute landing area would be  established on the airfield in a location intended to minimize disruption to other air traffic using the facility. The business estimates three parachutes would be in the airspace during one jump during which customers jump in tandem with experienced skydivers.


A safety analysis conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration determined skydiving can be accommodated at VNC. Pilots and the public are invited to learn more and submit questions or comments. For those who cannot attend the meeting, comments may be submitted by email to

 Traffic Advisory:

Avenue de Parques, from West Venice Avenue to Barcelona Avenue, and Barcelona Avenue, from Park Boulevard to Avenue de Parques (all on the north side of Venice Avenue) will have intermittent closures beginning Monday, Aug. 3 through Monday, Aug. 10 due to a city water main project. Avoid the area during this time if possible. If not, please watch for flaggers managing the traffic.

Due to construction, the southbound lane on Venetia Bay Boulevard (next to Patriots Park) will be closed from Monday, Aug. 3, at 7 a.m. through close of business Wednesday,

Aug. 5.


Venice Fire Department provides free CPR classes

The Venice Fire Department offers free cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training to area residents, businesses and organizations. Class sizes require a minimum of 10 people.  Smaller groups can be scheduled together to meet that minimum. 

All applicants must purchase their own CPR book prior to the class through the American Heart Association. Groups can choose healthcare provider CPR/ AED if they are in the medical field or Heart Saver CPR/AED with or without first aid if they are not in the medical field. The department has nine certified CPR instructors who have taught 150 people since the beginning of the year. 

For more information on this life-saving training, call (941) 480-3030.


Read the Mobility Plan

To read the Kimley-Horn Downtown Mobility Plan, copy and paste into your browser:

The 85-page document will take a few minutes to download. When the download is completed, double click on it to open the document.


Listen to a meeting on your computer
On the left of this page, click on meetings, then click on 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:
Switchboard: (941) 486-2626
weekdays, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Questions about garbage, recycling and yard waste collection:

(941) 486-2422, press 1

Not sure who to call:

Call the Information Helpline: (941) 999-1415;

or Public Information Officer Pam Johnson, (941) 486-2626, ext. 24005. 
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Venice, Florida is located on the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota County, about half way between Tampa and Fort Myers.




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