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Venice, FL in Sarasota County has been named the “Shark’s Tooth Capital of the World” because of the millions of shark teeth that wash up on their sandy white beaches. Each year the festival highlights fossil collectors from across the southeast who display and sell shark’s teeth and other prehistoric fossils, and more than 100 artists offer their original work. This fun event with an awesome lineup of music and delicious food, from seafood to BBQ – all supporting Special Olympics Florida.

APRIL 12-14, 2019 
Fri 4-9pm | Sat 10am-9pm | Sun 10am-5pm
Tickets $5 at door, 12 and under free | FREE PARKING | NO PETS
Venice Airport Festival Grounds, 610 E Airport Ave, Venice FL 34285

Entertainment includes:

  • The Gator Creek Band is a talented, fun-lovin’ 5-piece country music band featuring award-winning female vocalist Heather Frank, electrifying guitar works of Michael Frank, John Danaher on drums, Dennis Johnson on rhythm guitar and vocals, and Cindy Hand on bass. This local Florida-based band kicks off the festival and gets everyone dancing!
  • The Trinidudes, a local steel drum band in southwest Florida, will be playing your favorite reggae, calypso, and Island tunes at the 2019 Shark’s Tooth Festival. Kick back and relax with food and a drink!
  • Southwest Florida’s Favorite Arena Rock Band is Ready to Rock! Maiden Cane is a 6 piece, powerhouse rock group specializing in recreating the high energy arena rock shows of the 70’s and 80’s. They perform all your favorites from bands like Journey, Bon Jovi, Styx, Def Leppard, Kansas, Boston and many more, all with album accuracy. The music is real (no samples), the hair is real and the performance will take you back to an amazing time in music history!
  • Sam Woolf, finalist on American Idol’s 13th Season where he placed in the top 5, has been hailed as a “natural singer whose soul and passion are undeniable in every note he sings.” With the support of his network of fans, dubbed the “Woolfpack,” Sam’s live performances and recordings have garnered millions of views on social media.

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