One of the best-known events in Venice is the annual Sharks Tooth Festival. This colorful event, which celebrates the area‘s natural bounty of fossilized sharks’ teeth, is held every spring.
The 13th Annual Sharks Tooth Festival will be celebrated April 8 to 10, 2005 at the beach near the Venice Pier. The festival features live entertainment, educational booths, fossil vendors, more than 100 artists from around the state, and great food! The festival showcases sea-related stuff: shark teeth, shark jaws, stingray spine fragments, stingray teeth, alligator teeth, sea biscuits… you name it. Local artisans sell all kind of sea-related treasures, homemade crafts, and jewelry.