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Events & Festivals

There's always something happening on Florida's Gulf Coast. Find out what events will be going on during your stay, or take a look at some of our favorite annual festivals.

Note: Due to COVID-19 regulations from Federal, State or County governments, events may be postponed or cancelled. Please refer to the event and/or the event host's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding each event.

Watch artist Andy Daily create a sand sculpture from scratch, and save the date for the return of the Siesta Key Crystal Classic in 2021!

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Pipeline (Streaming Video)
May 1, 2021
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May 23, 2021

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is thrilled to be back onstage – albeit with a limited cast and for the purpose of filming rather than presenting live – for the pandemic-delayed production of Dominique Morisseau’s noted work, “Pipeline.” WBTT is currently rehearsing the show, which it will film,...

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  • 12:00am - 11:45pm
Virtual Event
Sarasota, FL 34236
23rd Annual Sarasota Film Festival
April 30, 2021
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May 9, 2021

For over two decades, The Sarasota Film Festival has been dedicated to showcasing the best in local and international cinema. The 23rd Annual Sarasota Film Festival will be both virtual and in-person this year, with screenings, events, celebrities, and more! The box office opens Thursday, April...

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  • 12:00am - 11:30pm
Sarasota Film Festival, Multiple Locations
323 Central Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
Run for the Turtles
April 12, 2021
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June 30, 2021

Run, walk or crawl for sea turtles! Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium's 35th Annual Run for the Turtles is virtual, and open now through June 30. Each registration receives a special 35th Annual Run t-shirt, and goes to support Mote's sea turtle conservation efforts....

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  • 12:00am - 11:45pm
Virtual Event
Sarasota, FL 34236
May 7, 2021
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May 9, 2021

If relaxing, having fun, enjoying good food and listening to great live music over the weekend ’The Plan'-- we have exactly what you need at the 4th Annual Englewood Seafood...

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  • 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Dearborn Street Plaza
348 W Green St
Englewood, FL 34223
Visual Arts
May 7, 2021
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May 7, 2021

M A R A is proud to present the exhibit THROUGH THE LENS... perspectives. The exhibit featuring photographers from Florida and Puerto Rico, will be showing until June 18, 2021. Amongst the group of artists we will have Sarasota local Barbara Banks and pieces from her series Worker, a permanent...

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  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
MARA Art Studio + Gallery
1421 5th St.
Rosemary District
Sarasota, FL 34236
May 7, 2021
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May 8, 2021

Get your tickets to 42nd Street. Our students look forward to sharing their passion for performing and music.

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  • 7:00pm - 9:45pm
Music Compound
1751 Cattlemen Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
Festivals & Fairs
May 7, 2021
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May 7, 2021

Sarasota Film Festival's famous Friday Night Street Party will be hosted by Fred Schneider of the B-52s and feature a host of notable musicians and food trucks with cuisine from around the world at the location of SFF's brand new offices. The party will be on 4th Street, between Cocoanut Ave...

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  • 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Sarasota Film Festival
4th Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Three Pianos
April 16, 2021
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May 22, 2021

From Billy Joel and Stevie Wonder to Carole King and Alicia Keys, "Three Pianos" celebrates the musical pioneers who refused to fit the mold of “rock star” and forged their own paths in the industry. This high-energy music revue will have you singing along to such ivory-tickling classics as “...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Vintage POP!
April 16, 2021
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May 23, 2021

With music made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Creedence Clearwater Revival, this revue starring Summer Cabaret favorite Carole J. Bufford explores the evolution of popular music from The Roaring Twenties to The Soaring Eighties. Featuring hits like “St. Louis Blues,” “Every...

Hours
  • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1241 North Palm Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Pipeline (Streaming Video)
May 1, 2021
to
May 23, 2021

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is thrilled to be back onstage – albeit with a limited cast and for the purpose of filming rather than presenting live – for the pandemic-delayed production of Dominique Morisseau’s noted work, “Pipeline.” WBTT is currently rehearsing the show, which it will film,...

Hours
  • 12:00am - 11:45pm
Virtual Event
Sarasota, FL 34236

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