Downtown Venice MainStreet Shops

Explore Historic downtown Venice, Florida. You’ll find an assortment of local, family-owned, boutiques, antique shops, cafés, restaurants, bars, cultural organizations, and small businesses on East Venice Avenue, Tampa Avenue, Miami Avenue, Nokomis Avenue, and Nassau Street.

Visit the Venice MainStreet directory of businesses.

Discover the Old Florida charm, fascinating history, and Mediterranean Revival architecture architecture of the area with a docent-led or self-guided walking tour. 

Shopping in Downtown Venice

Venice MainStreet offers visitors and residents a wide range of shopping opportunities and goods. 

Shop women’s, men’s, and children’s fashion and name brand clothing and accessories, children’s toys and books, thrift shops, art galleries, pet stores, jewelry shops, vintage boutiques, gift and home décor, wine, coffee, gourmet and specialty food items, and musical instruments.

Visitors can get community information at the Venice MainStreet kiosk located in Centennial Park.

Downtown Venice Restaurants and Bars

Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch, a treat, dinner, or drinks, Downtown Venice has plenty of great restaurants, cafés, and bars to choose from.

Area menus feature everything from fresh baked croissants and donuts, to burgers, sushi, brick-oven pizza, fresh seafood, Italian cuisine, smoothies, gelato and ice-cream, coffee drinks, and more.

Treat yourself, take a break, relax with a drink, and have a great meal.

Pet-friendly patio and sidewalk dining is also available.

Downtown Venice Community Events

Venice, Florida offers a variety of community-wide special events throughout the year including free outdoor concerts, art festivals, holiday events, and a Saturday morning Farmers Market!

Parking Downtown Venice

Free street and lot parking is available throughout the district. There are free charging stations for electric vehicles in the Centennial Park parking lot located at 200 W. Venice Avenue near the gazebo. 

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