Venice Pride Tree Lighting

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 at 7 PM
Monty Andrews Arboretum at Blalock Park  (outdoors)
401 Pensacola Road, Venice, FL 

Image by Tim Mossholder

The Venice Area Beautification is hosting its annual tree lighting. At past events about 100 trees were showcased. The display runs from Dec. 11 through Jan. 1.


For the first time, Venice Pride, Inc. is participating.   Join us  on Dec. 11 to watch this spectacular event come alive as the tree is lit up. 

For more information contact Kathy Hanas 


Enjoy this video from a past tree lighting event.

Venice Pride Festival & Pet Parade

Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022 at 11 AM to 4 PM
3276 E. Venice Ave., Venice, FL 

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Due to Covid-19,  the event was rescheduled for 2022. This is an outdoor event offering live music, food, entertainment, artisans, pet parade, musicians and local businesses selling their wares.

For more information contact George Ward

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Giving Challenge! 

24 Hour Online Giving Event

Hosted by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Tues.-Wed., Apr. 26 - 27, 2022, (noon-to-noon)

For the first time, Venice Pride, Inc. is participating in this event to raise funds for the 2022 programs and events we are hosting. Important things to know.

  • Mark your calendars!

  • Anyone with a credit card and access to the internet can donate.

  • The minimum donation is $25.00 tax-deductible. 


For more information contact Beth Ryan

Youth Scholarship

Awarded in May 2022

Girl in Wheelchair

Venice Pride, Inc. will award a graduating student who  identifies as LGBTQ+ or an ally seeking to attend a continuing education institution in the field of their choice.

More details soon!

For more information contact

Venice Pride Car Parade

Saturday, June 4, 2022 - More details soon!!


Join us in your decorated cars as we parade through downtown Venice. 


For more information contact George Ward