Venice is a city in Sarasota County, Florida, United States. The city includes what locals call "Venice Island", a portion of the mainland that is accessed via bridges over the artificially created Intracoastal Waterway. Venice is the site of famous Venice Beach, which provides a scenic view of the Venice Public Fishing Pier and many opportunities to see dolphins and shorebirds. The beaches along Venice are home to a large number of marine turtle nests between the months of May and October. The city’s history is preserved in the Venice Museum and Archives. The City of Venice hosts around 30-large scale events each year, so there’s always something to look forward to. Parasail on over to a dispensary to purchase some medical cannabis when in Venice.