4PRIDE@VT
Venice Theatre
140 W. Tampa Ave., Venice, FL 34285
2022 - 2023 Season
Buy Your Ticket HERE or Phone (941) 488-1115

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The first-ever, historic theatre subscription 4PRIDE@VT.  A special offering that brings a message of inclusion and community for all.

The 4PRIDE@VT line-up consists of four Wednesday evening shows all beginning at 7:30PM and a pre-show at 6PM with light snacks before each performance. 

The cost for the subscription package for the four shows is $116.00.

  • Sept. 28: The Revolutionist

  • Nov. 2: Kinky Boots

  • Jan. 25: Up On the Roof

  • Mar. 8: Gypsy

Venice Farmers Market
(located near Venice City Hall)
401 W. Venice Avenue, Venice, Florida 35285
Saturdays, 8AM to Noon

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Come and visit Venice Pride, Inc. while you are picking up your weekly groceries, goodies, and more. Shop local and organic fresh produce, baked goods, meats, microgreens, seafood, dairy, plants, herbs, handmade soap, prepared foods, honey, syrups, sauces, salsa and more! We look forward to seeing you.

  • October 1, 2022

  • November 5, 2022

  • December 3, 2022

  • January 7, 2023

  • February 4, 2023

  • April 1, 2023

  • May 6, 2023

  • June 3, 2023

Venice Pride, Inc. Celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month
Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7, 2022

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Special Guest: August Bernadicou, President, LGBTQ History Project, Inc.

August is a 28-year-old interviewer and archivist for unknown and untold stories about LGBTQ liberation and civil rights. In 2008, when August was 14 years old, he started recording interviews with LGBTQ activists from the 1950s through the AIDS Crisis. In 2019, August founded the LGBTQ History Project. To date, August has over 1,000 hours of recorded interviews. In 2020, August launched the QueerCore Podcast.

 

Thursday, October 6, 6PM to 8PM

RECEPTION

Wine and Coffee Company, 201 W. Venice Ave., Venice, FL

Friday, October 7, 7PM 

PANEL DISCUSSION WITH YOUTH/YOUNG ADULTS

SAY GAY: An intergenerational dialogue with those most at risk"

To share some highlights of his work, and invite all of us, from every generation, to engage in history that is being made right now, in our state.

Suncoast MCC, 3276 E. Venice Ave., Venice, FL

VENICE SUN FIESTA 
OCT. 14, 5PM - OCT. 16, 5PM*
Centennial Park, 200 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34284

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A family fun event presented by the Women’s Sertoma Club of Venice.

 

Enjoy races, parade, food, live entertainment, vendors, beer and wine tent, arts and crafts vendors, Miss Sun Fiesta Pageant, Sun Fiesta Idol Contest and lots of kid's activities, bounce house, crafts games, and contests.

*The event is all day. VENICE PRIDE, INC. will be participating all three days until 5PM.  

LGBTQ+ and Allies
Halloween Costume Party
Featuring "Rising Vibes"
Thursday, October 20, 2022, 5PM - 8PM
Venice Wine and Coffee Company
201 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285

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Join us for the third Thursday Wine Time as we kick off the season of “cooler” temperatures and celebrate Coming Out Day, October 11th, LGBTQ History Month and Halloween! 

 

Rising Vibes will be playing some tunes to the rhythm of the waves...er...wine. Sip back and relax with a glass of whatever perfect wine Richard (aka Venice Wine & Coffee's connoisseur) recommends.

 

And don't forget your costume! Maybe YOU will be the one to win the contest.

Co-Hosted by Margaret Kennedy, Realtor and Venice Pride Inc.

Venice Pride, Inc. Annual Community Festival
Centennial Park, Downtown Venice
Saturday, November 12 at 11AM to 4PM
"Rain or Shine"

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Expect lively music, entertainers, Pet Parade & Blessing, Kids Korner and artists/local businesses selling & displaying their wares. More details HERE.

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR EVENT SPONSORS / VENDORS!

SPONSOR INFORMATION -- Deadline October 15, 2022

VENDOR INFORMATION -- Deadline November 1, 2022

(limited spaces, register early)

*After downloading the form, complete Registration, date and mail with your tax-deductible payment to Venice Pride, Inc. at 4107 S Tamiami Trail, PMB 130, Venice, FL 34293.

Email info@veniceflpride.com or phone  (941) 271-0818 if you have questions.

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