Shark Tooth Capital of the World!

Event Details

Welcome to the Venice, FL Sharks Tooth Festival! Join us on April 22nd and 23rd for an exciting weekend filled with live music, delicious food, and fun activities for the whole family.


Date & Time

Saturday April 22, 10am-8pm
Sunday April 23, 10am-5pm


Centennial Park, 200 West Venice Ave. Venice, FL 34285


No Admission Fee* Free and Open to the Public

Delicious Food

Get your taste buds ready for an array of delicious food trucks serving up everything from seafood to barbecue and more.

Mesmerizing Music

Don’t miss the lively line-up of bands performing on the main stage throughout the weekend. Dance the day away to a mix of local and regional bands playing everything from beachy rock to jazz.

Kids & Vendors Zone

Experience the beautiful Venice Downtown area while browsing the many vendors selling shark teeth and other beach-themed merchandise. Bring the kids and let them play in the interactive shark-themed kids’ area, featuring face painting, shark tooth hunting, and more.

Bands Rocking the Stage

Saturday, April 22nd, 2023

TimeEvent Detail
12:00pm - 2:00pmKarate in the Garage Performance
3:00pm - 5:00pmPrince Dubious
6:00pm - 8:00pmMaiden Cane Performance

Sunday, April 23rd, 2023

TimeEvent Detail
12:00pm - 2:00pmBryan Spainhower Performance
3:00pm - 5:00pmFunky Munky Band

OCEARCH Sharks in the Ocean

About the Book:

Dive into the ocean ecosystem and learn about the importance of sharks! Experience first hand what OCEARCH is doing to solve the white shark puzzle, and what you can do to protect our oceans for generations to come.

Children’s book for ages 3+

About the Author:

Local author, Katharine Baumgartner of Port Charlotte, had a vision to create a company that educates people on the importance of the ocean while giving back to marine research and education. In 2018, she made her vision a reality by creating a business, Ocean Family Games. Her educational and eco-friendly products now sell throughout the US and she is proud to give 10% of sales to OCEARCH, a shark research and educational organization that has partnered with Ocean Family Games. Currently, Katharine teaches 6th grade math at the SKY Academy Venice campus.

Meet Katharine and get your signed copy of OCEARCH Sharks in the Ocean! This author signing event will be at the Ocean Family Games booth on Saturday, April 22 from 1-3 PM and Sunday, April 23 from 11 AM – 1 PM.

We hope to see you there!

Getting to the Event

The Venice Sharks Tooth Festival will be taking place downtown in beautiful Centennial Park, located at 200 West Venice Ave. Venice, FL 34285


Trolley available to and from offsite parking


Free Parking

Be a Part of the Event

Thank you for your interest in becoming a vendor to sell fossils, merchandise, or food at our 2023 Venice Sharks Tooth Festival; however, we are no longer taking applications. If you are interested in joining our vendor email list for next year’s festival, please email and your email address will be added to the group.

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