Shopping & Entertainment

Your Dream Vacation is Here

Vacation is not about shopping, but if you do not shop in Venice, Florida, you will miss something special. In Venice, Florida, you can go shopping, watching entertainment and dining out with friends and family.

Historic Downtown is a vibrant, active part of the city. Downtown Venice was carefully planned and built in the 1920s. With only a mile away from the beach, Venice offers a vibrant downtown experience along with parks, green spaces, and open spaces.

Downtown Venice extends beyond West Venice Avenue. Be sure when you visit here explore East Venice Avenue, Tampa Avenue, Miami Avenue, Nokomis Avenue and Nassau Street for an assortment of boutiques, restaurants, bars, sweet treats, and services. The local, family-owned, small businesses are the heart of the city and contribute greatly to its economic vitality. Make sure you visit the Venice Farmers Market on Saturday mornings.

Centennial Park is the heart of downtown, where guests can take in free concerts at the gazebo, get community information at the Venice MainStreet kiosk, and play at the Intergenerational Fountain. Furthermore, it has free parking along with free parking on the streets in the district. The downtown area is a treasure trove for those who love history and architecture. Learn about the fascinating history of Venice on a guided walking tour or with a self-guided tour brochure. The historic Venice Train Depot is just one of the many historic structures in the district.

Venice has won many awards, including the Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community, the Monarch City USA designation, the Coolest Downtown Award, and the Outstanding Achievement Award for Landscaped Areas by America in Bloom in 2020.

You can walk and bike miles of trails at Venetian Waterway Park and on the Legacy Trail, which connects directly downtown. Venice is no longer just a destination on the Gulf Coast; its beautiful downtown infrastructure and beautification projects have elevated Venice to a destination.

Enjoy a day in Venice or a weekend in Venice, or even a lifetime!


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Family-Friendly
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Tours Available

General Information

  • Days Open

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

nightlife & entertainment amenities

  • Dancing
  • Food Available
  • Full Liquor Bar
  • Live Music/DJ

restaurants facility details

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Downtown Dining
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Happy Hour
  • Live Entertainment
  • Makes Deliveries
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Dining
  • Valet Parking
  • Vegan Options

shopping locations

  • Shopping District
    • Venice Main Street