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2016 Florida Strawberry Festival!

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

2016 Florida Strawberry Festival, March 3-13, 2016 in Plant City represents a piece of Americana, a time in American history when fairs and festivals brought communities together through celebrations of their harvests. This event rivals any state fair in the country with guests coming from near and far to enjoy exhibits of agriculture, livestock shows, arts and crafts, horticulture, local food, headline music concerts, carnival, and parades with glorious floats and high-stepping marching bands. The entertainment line-up, year after year, continues to be extraordinary.

Palmer House

Palmer House

Looking to experience the meaning of “Southern Hospitality”? Enjoy your stay and be pampered at the Palmer House where you can relax under the sprawling oaks on a bench swing, take a cool dip in the pool, or just relax in the hot tub. Wanting to pick up the pace a little? You may choose to and go canoeing, horseback riding, bike riding or golfing. Take off on a day trip to local attractions or the famous Florida Strawberry Festival.

Venice Shark Tooth Festival 2013

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Shark Tooth

From April 12 – 14, 2013, fossil collectors from all over come to Venice Florida to celebrate the overabundance of prehistoric sharks teeth found in the “Shark Tooth Capital of the World”, located at the Venice Municipal Airport Festival Grounds on Airport Avenue.  Sharks Teeth are on display as well as other prehistoric fossils.  Millions of black and white sharks teeth fossils wash up on Venice Beach every year.  Not only sharks teeth are on display, but you will find over 100 arts and craft displays, delicious food, and live entertainment.  Bring the entire family to the Venice Shark Tooth Festival so the children can participate in the Sharks Tooth Scramble or be amazed at the Mote Marine hands on exhibit.  This carnival like atmosphere is the perfect way to spend a beautiful spring weekend.  There is also a 10K Run on April 13th that benefits Athletes of Special Olympics of Sarasota County.  The Sharks Tooth Festival is a project of Special Athlete Boosters, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency.  All proceeds of the festival benefit Special Olympics of Sarasota County.

 

Horse and Chaise Bed and Breakfast Inn
Venice, Florida

Consider the Horse and Chaise Bed and Breakfast in Venice as a base for exploring the Sharks Tooth and Seafood Festival.  With plenty to keep you busy in the surrounding area, such as specialty shops and antique shops only minutes away, staying in one of nine historically themed rooms will provide you with true comfort and relaxation.  You can shake off the stress of your hectic life, enjoy a full course breakfast and walk along the beach to experience Venice as it was meant to be seen.

While in town, you may also want to visit Historic Spanish Point, an archeological, historical, and environmental museum on 30-acres in neighboring Osprey, Florida. The only exhibition enclosed within a prehistoric shell mound in the world is found there.

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