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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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Venice "Fall Classic" Sports Card Shoq
November 26, 2021
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November 28, 2021

Venice, FL Sports Card Show – Nov. 26-28, 2021: Our Inaugural "Fall Classic" Sports Card Show will be held at the Hotel Venezia (425 US 41 By-Pass North, Venice, FL 34285) in beautiful Venice, FL. Dealers will be buying...

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  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
Hotel Venezia
425 US 41 By-Pass North
Venice, FL 34285
Visual Arts
November 27, 2021
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November 27, 2021

In this special Orchid Show workshop with Selby’s expert horticulturist, participants will visualize bold and whimsical colors, patterns, and designs, giving rise to a unique piece of botanical art that features rare orchids as the stars of the show. The Orchid Show and special epiphyte...

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  • 10:00am - 1:00pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Downtown Sarasota campus
1534 Mound St
Sarasota, FL 34236
Main Street Market
October 16, 2021
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December 18, 2021

Come out and shop 30+ local vendors all from the Sarasota/Bradenton area! From freshly brewed coffee to candles to cookies, there will be something for everybody. Shop local boutiques, jewelry, athletic wear, handcrafted soaps, SPF clothing, gifts, art, plants, food, locally made lotions, and...

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  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
Lakewood Main Street
Lakewood Main Street
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Suncoast Renaissance Festival
November 6, 2021
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November 28, 2021

Gear up for the SunCoast
Renaissance Festival 2021
NOV. 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 2021

Gather one and all for the SunCoast Renaissance Festival at the Sarasota Fairgrounds in Sarasota, Florida.

A full cast of colorful characters fills the lands with music, dancing, and more....

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  • 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sarasota Fairgrounds
3000 Ringling Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34236
October 9, 2021
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November 28, 2021

Selby Gardens’ annual Orchid Show brings together two of Sarasota, Florida’s most renowned legacies —orchids and the circus. Presented in collaboration with the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (The Ringling), The Orchid Show 2021: Aerialists from the Tree Top to the Big Top!, is presented...

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  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Downtown campus
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Deck The Halls
November 27, 2021
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December 24, 2021

A brand-new rendition of everything that makes the holidays in Sarasota special. With all-new songs and sketches, audiences should get ready to celebrate the holidays – Florida style – palm trees with decorations, swimming in the sea, sand snowmen, and more. An annual Sarasota holiday tradition...

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  • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bowne's Lab
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Deck The Halls
November 27, 2021
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December 24, 2021

A brand-new rendition of everything that makes the holidays in Sarasota special. With all-new songs and sketches, audiences should get ready to celebrate the holidays – Florida style – palm trees with decorations, swimming in the sea, sand snowmen, and more. An annual Sarasota holiday tradition...

Hours
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowne's Lab
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Arts Advocates Member Exhibit – Marjorie Sayer
November 20, 2021
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December 11, 2021

Arts Advocates Member Exhibit – Marjorie Sayer

Saturdays, November 20 – Saturday, December 11, 2-5 p.m.

Arts Advocates Gallery, The Crossings at Siesta Key, 3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34239

Painter Marjorie Sayer experiments with the figure and landscape in different...

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  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Arts Advocates Gallery
The Crossings at Siesta Key
3501 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239
Come From Away
November 23, 2021
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November 28, 2021

SARASOTA PREMIERE!

Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY is a Best Musical winner all across North America!

This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed...

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  • 2:00pm
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
November 27, 2021
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November 27, 2021

The Venice Holiday Parade returns to downtown Venice this year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 27.

The parade officially begins at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Park Blvd. and W. Venice Ave (south side). It will proceed on the north side of W. Venice Ave. after crossing over Harbor...

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  • 6:30pm
Downtown Venice
401 West Venice Avenue
Venice, FL 34285

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