Parade Info

Parade Info

Parade Times: Pre-Parade Entertainment 5pm at the corner of Harbour Drive and West Venice Avenue and the corner of Nokomis Street and West Venice Avenue
Parade begins at Park Blvd at 7pm

MAJOR SPONSERS: The city of Venice and The SunCoast Media Group

STREET CLOSINGS: Venice Avenue will be closed to thru traffic beginning at 3pm
from Business 41 to Venice Beach

PARADE ROUTE: Parade officially begins at the corner of Park Blvd and West Venice Avenue (South Side). The parade continues to the North side of Venice Avenue at Harbor Drive, turning south onto Nokomis Street and continuing on to Turin. The parade ends at the Venice Community Center.

CONCESSIONS: Food and drinks will be available for sale throughout the parade route by approval only.

FACILITIES: Public restrooms are located behind the tennis courts and at the corner of Nassau Street and West Venice Avenue will be open. Several Port-O-Lets will be available along parade route.

SARASOTA NEWS NOW (SNN): Broadcasting live the Venice Holiday Parade from 7pm until 9pm and will replay the event during the month of December

PARKING: Public parking will be available at Venice High School and Centennial Park on Venice Avenue.