Our Local Guide

Myakka River State Park Gator
Be sure to visit this wonderful Park, only 30 minutes away from your vacation home Villa Happy Gator in Venice.
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Venice Arts Festival
Venice Florida is the perfect location for a perfect holiday: Miles of pristine beaches, close to shopping and nature parks
Shark Teeth in Venice Florida
Venice Florida is the “Shark Tooth Capital of the World”. Nowhere else you will find so many of them so
Balloon Festival Sarasota
Sarasota's biggest event for the whole family! On March 8 - 11, Sarasota will have a hot air balloon festival!
Drum Circle
Every Wednesday and Saturday Evening there is the traditional drum event at Nokomis Beach, a casual gathering of drummers, musicians
Rothenbach Park Sarasota
This beautiful community park with about five miles of paved recreational trails that are perfect for walking, jogging, or cycling
Venice Area Audubon Rookery
Our Rookery is a true insider tip for all bird lovers. It is freely open to all visitors from dawn
Venice Craft Festival
Come to Downtown Venice to browse and purchase a wide variety of ceramics, jewelry, stained glass, metal works and much
Gold Rush Venice
  Gold Rush BBQ is an award winning family owned and operated restaurant. The welcoming atmosphere in gold mining theme,