The days in Venice, FL are tropical and sunny, but you can heat up your nights with a variety of Venice, Florida activities including local theater, delicious dining, strolls on the beach and water cruises. Every night is fun in Venice when you know where to go to enjoy the vibrant culture of Florida.
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Walking the beaches
When you’re staying at a beachfront resort, walking the beaches in the evening as the sun sets and into twilight is the perfect way to relax after a busy day or re-energize for a night out on the town. If you’re looking for a local beach that isn’t overly crowded, visit South Brohard Beach on South Harbor Drive. The waters are clear here and there’s a designated dog park if you’re traveling with your four-legged friend. Barely a mile north of Venice rests Nokomis Beach that offers social events on Wednesday and Saturday evenings at sunset featuring drumming and dancing.
Cruise the water
Take an evening boat ride to watch the sunset while enjoying a relaxing dinner on the waters of Venice, FL. Sail Venice offers sunset cruises featuring snacks, beverages and meals upon request and their 1.5-2 hour trips earn rave reviews from visitors and locals alike.
Take in a show
The Venice Theater boasts one of the largest community theaters in the country and offers a variety of shows for all ages. Their outstanding productions rival those of larger cities and feature quality local talent in a pleasant, comfortable atmosphere. Whether you’re looking for off-Broadway, comedies, musicals or children’s theater, you’ll find it at Venice Theater.
Venice, FL offers fine dining in a nearly endless variety of styles from traditional American favorites to the exotic flavors of Thai and Indian food. Popular local establishments include The Crow’s Nest and Sharky’s on the Pier. The Crow’s Nest offers live music Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings to accompany their delicious seafood dishes. Sharky’s is right on the beach, has a reputation for being one of Florida’s best beach bars, and has nightly events including trivia, live music and crab races for children.
Evenings in Venice, FL are just as active as the daytime with many opportunities to enjoy the water, beaches, dining and local entertainment. The setting of the sun marks the beginning of a vibrant version of Florida fun found beneath the stars and glowing lights of the streets in Venice, FL.
To start planning your perfect night in Venice, Florida, contact us at Inn at the Beach to book your stay. We’re the only hotel at Venice Beach and just a short walk from downtown!