Bayfront Community Center

803 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
"John Chidsey” Bayfront Community Center - The "John Chidsey” Bayfront Community Center is attached to the west side of the historic Sarasota Municipal Auditorium. This quaint little venue has stunning views of the Sarasota Bay and offers a 2,000 square foot facility that is ideal for dances, church socials, meetings, parties and seminars. The space can accommodate 80 guests for a sit down catered function or up to 175 theater seating style!
"John Chidsey” Bayfront Community Center - The "John Chidsey” Bayfront Community Center is attached to the west side of the historic Sarasota Municipal Auditorium. This quaint little venue has stunning views of the Sarasota Bay and offers a 2,000 square foot facility that is ideal for dances, church socials, meetings, parties and seminars. The space can accommodate 80 guests for a sit down catered function or up to 175 theater seating style!
"John Chidsey” Bayfront Community Center - This quaint little venue has stunning views of the Sarasota Bay and offers a 2,000 square foot facility that is ideal for dances, church socials, meetings, parties and seminars. The space can accommodate 80 guests for a sit down catered function or up to 175 theater seating style!
"John Chidsey” Bayfront Community Center - This quaint little venue has stunning views of the Sarasota Bay and offers a 2,000 square foot facility that is ideal for dances, church socials, meetings, parties and seminars. The space can accommodate 80 guests for a sit down catered function or up to 175 theater seating style!
"John Chidsey” Bayfront Community Center - This quaint little venue has stunning views of the Sarasota Bay and offers a 2,000 square foot facility that is ideal for dances, church socials, meetings, parties and seminars. The space can accommodate 80 guests for a sit down catered function or up to 175 theater seating style!
"John Chidsey” Bayfront Community Center - This quaint little venue has stunning views of the Sarasota Bay and offers a 2,000 square foot facility that is ideal for dances, church socials, meetings, parties and seminars. The space can accommodate 80 guests for a sit down catered function or up to 175 theater seating style!
"John Chidsey” Bayfront Community Center - The space can accommodate 80 guests for a sit down catered function or up to 175 theater seating style!
"John Chidsey” Bayfront Community Center - The space can accommodate 80 guests for a sit down catered function or up to 175 theater seating style!
"John Chidsey” Bayfront Community Center - Interior of restroom
"John Chidsey” Bayfront Community Center - Interior of restroom

Bayfront Community Center is a public venue and recreation center available for rent. It features a spacious 2,000 square foot room suitable for wedding receptions, birthday parties, classes, meetings, seminars and family reunions. The venue can accommodate 80 people banquet style and 150 theater style. Owned and operated by the City of Sarasota Parks & Recreation District.

  • Beaches & Parks Details
    • Equipment/Facility Rental
    • Restrooms
  • Facility Amenities
    • Discounts Available
    • Family-Friendly
    • Handicapped Accessible
    • Tours Available
    • WiFi
  • General Information
    • Days Open
      • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Total Meeting Rooms
    1
  • Total Meeting Space
    2,000 square feet