botanical garden exhibit at selby gardens in sarasota florida
Instead of visiting the new Salvador Dali exhibition at Selby Gardens, their social media is bringing a daily dose to you!

The Best of #MySarasota

Local attractions, eateries and more are getting creative on social media to keep entertaining guests despite closing their doors for now.

March 20, 2020

Check out the best social media content around #MySarasota as attractions continue to welcome guests from the comfort of their homes. Check back as we continue to add as many creative examples as we find them, or tag us with some of your favorites.

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Mote Aquarium - Live Streaming

Mote Aquarium is welcoming digital audiences to see their sea critters while visitors are encouraged to stay safe at home. In addition to their live shark feedings on Wednesdays at 11 a.m., Mote staff will be sharing: at home experiments for kids at home on Mondays at 11 a.m., Cecil the terrapin exploring the Aquarium on Tuesdays at 4 p.m., virtual happy hour on Thursdays at 4 p,.m., and virtual tours of the new temporary exhibit Savage Ancient Seas on Fridays at 11 a.m.

The Bazaar Shopping Network

Sarasota's indoor indie market - The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime  - is doing daily live-streams for online shoppers to check out their incredible assortment of handcrafted artwork, home supplies, collectibles and more! 

A Walk through Selby Gardens

Selby Gardens is committed to bringing followers a #DailyDoseofSerenity with new content every day around 2 p.m.  on their Facebook and Instagram pages. They'll also be showing bits and pieces of their latest exhibition - Salvador Dali: Gardens of the Mind.

Crop Juice

Preview some tasty, raw remedies for your immune system from Crop Juice, one of many restaurants making their product available by takeout or delivery to keep customers safe.

Sarasota Opera Sidewalk Shows

Sarasota Opera is committed to going down singing... with the creation of Suddenly Opera, a series of sidewalk performances streamed live from their page!

Tommy Bahama At Home Happy Hour

If you're a fan of the restaurant/bar/store location in St. Armands Circle, take a crack at this take home Mai Tai recipe.

Fox in the Cat House

Big Cat Habitat & Gulf Coast Sanctuary took their fox on a little field trip around the grounds for a Facebook Live audience to enjoy and ask questions.

Mable Ringling Rose Garden Tour

Did you know The Ringling maintains 66 acres of pristine Sarasota Bayfront property in addition to a world-class art collection in their multiple museums? Take a tour with their horticulturist.

Precious Parks, Public Lands and Waters

North Port Parks & Rec is plucking parts of their expansive list of natural areas to do a weekly live stream. This one from Warm Mineral Springs checks all the ASMR outdoor boxes!

Yoga Class

The owner of Pineapple Yoga + Cycling Studio in downtown Sarasota shared some online classes to follow while you workout from home!

Watch a Sunset

Sarasota County Government mixed in a little good news with all the tougher announcements and updates they've been responsible for lately through social media.

Dockside Service and Drinks

Pop's Sunset Grill in Nokomis is known for it's easy access to beautiful Sarasota Bay. Now that restaurants in Florida are takeout-only, they're flaunting their dockside pickup option and some of the visual treats that come along with it.

Shakespeare at Venice Theatre

Venice Theatre had to cancel its presentation of Hamlet this season, but the largest community theatre in the U.S. (per capita) re-premiered another Shakespeare hit from a past season: A Midsummer Night's Dream.