South County Events Calendar

Our Events Calendar is a partial list of events in Venice, North Port, Wellen Park, Nokomis, Englewood, Boca Grande, and the surrounding area. Most of the postings are linked to the event website where you can learn more. We do not make assumptions about the date of future events even if they occur every year. Official updates are welcome at

2023 Events:
Sept 15-29 Let’s Eat Englewood
Oct 20-22 – Venice Sun Fiesta
Nov 17-19 Englewood Beach Waterfest
Nov 25
– Venice Holiday Parade
Dec 1-2
Englewood Winter Fine Arts Festival
Dec 2
Venice Christmas Boat Parade

2024 Events:
Jan 8-21 – Mr. Swindle’s Traveling Peculiarium
Jan Date TBA
– Rotary Art Festival at Venice Airport
Jan Date TBA – Englewood Seafood & Music Festival
Jan Date TBA
Downtown Venice Craft Festival
Jan Date TBA – Englewood Invitational Art Festival
Jan Date TBA
Englewood Beer Fest
Feb Date TBA – Cracker Fair
March Date TBA Boca Grande Masters Art Festival
March Date TBA
 – Downtown Venice Art Classic
March Date TBA Englewood Shrimp & Music Festival
March Date TBA
 – Englewood Rotary Spring Fine Arts Festival
April Date TBA BBQ & Bluegrass Hoot-n-Annie
April Date TBA Venice Sharks Tooth Festival
Apr Date TBA – Englewood Earth Day
May Date TBA Boca Grande Tarpon Tournament
July 4 – Venice Fireworks Launched from South Jetty
July 4 – North Port Freedom Festival
Sept Date TBA – Venice Craft Festival

Seasonal Events
Venice Farmer’s Market – Sat 8am-1pm October through March (8am-Noon April through September)
Englewood Farmers Market / Dearborn Street Market – Thurs 9am-2pm Oct through March