Come on down to Snook Haven to celebrate the 4th of July with family and friends at the 5th Annual Myakka River Kayak Festival - 4th of July Jam Blast! Snook Haven, located at 5000 East Venice Avenue in Venice, will host this fun family event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the 4th of July during the day - and you can still make it to the beach afterward for fireworks!
Live musical entertainment will take place from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Artists include Treble Hook, Steve Arvey and Florida Boys, plus a few more surprises along the way. Performers will bring a unique and powerful Americana/Bluegrass sound to the Snook Haven stage. It will be a day full of great music and great food in a fantastic “Old Florida” setting.
Kayak and canoe rentals will be available starting at 8:00 a.m., or you can bring your own. There is no cover charge for entrance.
The festival will benefit Friends of Sarasota County Parks, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of parks in Sarasota County.
Snook Haven has all the history and natural beauty that anyone seeking riverside dining will fall in love with. It's off the beaten path and near the riverbed in a natural cove with true old Florida ambiance. With indoor and outdoor dining, Snook Haven features a backwoods smokehouse menu featuring ribs, chicken and pulled pork, in addition to shrimp and fresh and smoked fish. Guests can also enjoy over 30 craft and domestic beers, many of which are from local Sarasota breweries. Snook Haven, Smack Dab on the River, is located at 5000 East Venice Avenue, Venice, FL 34292 (941) 485-7221, www.snookhaven.com.