Welcome to the Venice Holiday Parade!

Welcome to the Venice Holiday Parade!

Continuing a 40 year old tradition, the City of Venice Holiday Parade is the perfect “kick off” to the holiday season in Venice, Florida. Over 3 thousand enthusiastic and creative participants representing approximately 120 local companies, schools, churches, social organizations and music groups join together to make this community family event fun for all ages.

Thousands of spectators line the parade route early to find and secure their perfect spot to enjoy the festivities.

Bring your appetite! Pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks and goodies are offered for sale by high school booster clubs, Scouts and local Non-Profit service groups all along the parade route.

Pre-parade entertainment begins at 5 o’clock. Music begins to fill the air, the lighting of the downtown holiday decorations begin to sparkle with the sunset and the fun is just beginning .

Family friends and out of town guests will all enjoy this community centered holiday experience that you will never forget and keep you returning for years to come!


7 Replies to “Welcome to the Venice Holiday Parade!”

  1. I arrive in Florida for the Thanksgiving weekend every year and attend the Christmas Parade. I do not see the date posted yet. will it be held on Sat. Nov 25?

    1. Hi Jim,
      According to the date on the application PDF, the parade is being held on…

      2017 42 nd Annual City of Venice Holiday Parade
      Saturday, November 25, 2017
      Staging Starts at 3pm
      Pre-parade Starts at 5pm
      Parade Starts 7pm

      Thanks for the inquiry, I’ll be sure to update the site with this info as you are not the only one requesting this info. Safe travels!

  2. This will be our third year coming down from St. Pete for the parade. Does the parade still turn down Nokomis street? That’s where we usually watch from.

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