Venice is the "Shark's Tooth Capital of the World". This title was given due to the millions of shark teeth found on Venice's beautiful beaches every year. Each spring, the city celebrates this unique aspect of their community at the Venice Shark's Tooth Festival! The 25th annual festival is taking place this weekend, April 7th-9th, at the Venice Airport Festival Ground. This favorite community events features vendors selling shark teeth and other found fossils and artists from around Florida. In addition, enjoy live entertainment, children's area, and delicious food all weekend long! All proceeds from the festival benefit Special Athletes of Sarasota County. Come explore all the marine fun at the 25th Annual Venice Shark's Tooth Festival!


Entertainment Schedule


There is fantastic live entertainment planned for the entire weekend!


Friday, April 7th


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm | The Gator Creek Band


Saturday, April 8th


10:00 am - 10:45 am | Curry Creek Cloggers

11:00 am - 12:15 pm | The Rockin Rogues

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm | Glass Onion

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm | Special Olympics Fishing Presentation


Sunday, April 9th


11:15 am - 1:30 pm | Paisely Craze

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm | The Boogieman



Event Details



Dates: Friday, April 7th, 2017 - Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Times: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm (Friday) | 10:00 am - 9:00 pm (Saturday) | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Sunday)

Location: Venice Airport Festival Grounds (610 Airport Avenue East)

 Cost: $4 per person | FREE for children 12 and under



Image Credit: Shark's Tooth Festival