Sharks Tooth Festival

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The Sharks Tooth Festival takes place in Venice Florida every April to benefits the athletes of Special Olympics of Sarasota County.

Sharks Tooth Festival - Event Details

Date: April 11 , 2014 to April 13, 2014

Times: Friday,April 11 from 4 pm - 9 pm , Saturday, April 12- 10 am -9 pm, Sunday, April 13-10am-5pm

Location: Airport Festival Grounds,   Venice Airport Festival Grounds, 120 E. Airport Ave., Venice FL 34285

Admission: Admission $3.00 per person. Children 12 & under free.

Contact: Special Athlete Boosters, Inc. 8716 Misty Creek Drive, Sarasota, Florida 34241. Phone: 941-927-5940.

Website:http://www.sharkstoothfest.com


This event is a great weekend for families who enjoy fossils and interesting displays of shark teeth.  The festival also features food vendors, live music and fun activities for children.  The 4th Annual Shark’s Tooth 10K starts at 7:30 on Saturday, April 12. Check website for registration information.

The City of Venice in Sarasota County Florida is nicknamed the “Shark’s Tooth Capital of the World” because of the millions of shark teeth that wash up on their sandy white beaches along the coast.

Sharks Tooth Festival Directions

From I-75: Exit 193, Jacaranda Boulevard From the South, go left off the exit; from the North go right off the exit. Take Jacaranda Blvd. to Center Rd. Right onto Center Rd. for 2.5 miles. Cross over by-pass 41 then right onto Tamiami Trail. Cross over the water-way bridge, left onto Avenida del Circo, then left onto Airport Ave. Follow signs to the Festival Grounds.