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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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Rainforest Masks of Costa Rica
January 8, 2022
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January 30, 2022

The Rainforest Masks of Costa Rica exhibit showcases artists from the Borucan Indian tribe of Costa Rica. Join us and experience the vibrant, hand-carved and painted balsa wood masks showcased in the Museum of Botany...

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  • 10:00am - 4:30pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Downtown Sarasota campus
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Jazz at Two with Kitt Moran  & Mike Moran Trio
January 21, 2022
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January 21, 2022

Enjoy music from the great American composers and jazz standards with the Kitt & Mike Moran Quartet. Kitt Moran and Mike Moran performed in top jazz clubs in NJ and NYC including Michael's Pub, the Village Vanguard, The Blue Note, Gregory’s, Gulliver's, Trumpets and Shanghai Jazz; also Bally’s,...

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  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota
3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
Englewood Seafood & Music Festival, Jan 21-23, 2022
January 21, 2022
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January 23, 2022

The 5th Annual Englewood Seafood & Music Festival will bring good eats…and beats…to Englewood Shopping Plaza, 262 S. Indiana Avenue, on Friday, January 21 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, January 22 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, January 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. General admission is FREE...

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  • 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Englewood Plaza
200 S. Indiana Ave. Englewood FL
Englewood, FL 34223
Hermitage Sunsets @ Selby Gardens: “The Work”
January 21, 2022
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January 21, 2022

Hermitage Sunsets @ Selby Gardens: “The Work,” Friday, January 21, 5:30pm: Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and composer Michael R. Jackson returns to the Hermitage following his popular beachfront program last season. Since his critically acclaimed musical, A Strange Loop, premiered at...

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  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Forbidden Broadway
January 19, 2022
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January 30, 2022

Jan. 19-22, 25-29 at 7:30pm
Jan. 23, 29-30 at 2pm
In this long-running Off-Broadway hit musical revue, Broadway’s greatest musical legends meet Broadway’s greatest satirist in this hilarious, loving and endlessly entertaining tribute to some of the theatre’s greatest stars and songwriters...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Studio 1130
3501 South Tamiami Trail, Suite 1130
Sarasota, FL 34239
Ruby
January 12, 2022
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February 26, 2022

The world premiere show “Ruby” is a musical retelling by WBTT founder/artistic director Nate Jacobs and his brother, Michael Jacobs, of the shocking killing of a White doctor in Live Oak, Florida, by a Black woman, Ruby McCollum. Ruby McCollum’s name has gone down in history as the wealthy Black...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
Pops: Revolution: The Music of The Beatles
January 21, 2022
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January 22, 2022

Experience this new, authorized symphonic tribute to the Fab Four, featuring Grammy winner Jeff Tyzik's electrifying arrangements and powerful vocals based on the Beatles' original master recordings at Abbey Road. With Broadway conductor William Waldrop on the podium, Revolution will take...

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  • 7:30pm
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
January 4, 2022
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January 23, 2022

January 5-23, 2022 I Preview Jan. 4, 2022

By Amy Herzog
Directed by Jesse Jou

Young Americans Zack and Abby have the perfect ex-pat life in Paris: a funky bohemian apartment in an up-and-coming Belleville; a stable marriage; and Zack’s noble mission to fight pediatric AIDS. But...

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  • 8:00pm
FSU Center for the Performing Arts
5555 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
Sarasota Events
January 21, 2022
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January 21, 2022

Friday, January 21, 8pm
Tickets: $15 members/ $18 non-members
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Over the past 10 years, Seth Walker has become recognized as one of the most revered modern roots artists in the United States; a three dimensional talent who combines a gift for melody and...

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  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, FL 34236
Grand Horizons
January 19, 2022
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April 1, 2022

By Bess Wohl 
Directed by Celine Rosenthal

The Broadway Hit Comedy!

You’re never too old to learn, but what if you learn that the person you’ve been married to for 50 years is making you miserable? Bill and Nancy practically breathe in unison; they anticipate each other’s sighs...

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  • 8:00pm
Asolo Repertory Theatre
5555 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243

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