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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...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 4:30pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Downtown Sarasota campus
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
PC: Sorcha Augustine
January 27, 2022
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January 30, 2022

This year, “Dance Makers'' features new imaginative dance pieces created by nationally acclaimed contemporary choreographers, including Dazaun Soleyn, Jennifer Nugent, and Christal Brown. Dance Makers will also revive Kinda Cagey, the fan-favorite grand piano and dancer duet from SCD’s 2nd...

Hours
  • 7:00pm
Jane B. Cook Theatre
5555 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
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...

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Studio 1130
3501 South Tamiami Trail, Suite 1130
Sarasota, FL 34239
Program 4 - Love & Betrayal
January 28, 2022
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January 31, 2022

This trio of ballets sets a nearly-lost ballet by Sir Frederick Ashton, Valses nobles et sentimentales, against the romantic splendor of Johan Kobborg’s production of Napoli Act III, and the dramatic intensity of Dame Ninette de Valois’ The Rake’s Progress.

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
FSU Center for the Performing Arts
5555 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
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Rainforest Masks of Costa Rica
January 8, 2022
to
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...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 4:30pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Downtown Sarasota campus
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Forbidden Broadway
January 19, 2022
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January 30, 2022

Jan. 19-22, 25-29 at 2:00pm
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...

Hours
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Studio 1130
3501 South Tamiami Trail, Suite 1130
Sarasota, FL 34239
PC: Sorcha Augustine
January 27, 2022
to
January 30, 2022

This year, “Dance Makers'' features new imaginative dance pieces created by nationally acclaimed contemporary choreographers, including Dazaun Soleyn, Jennifer Nugent, and Christal Brown. Dance Makers will also revive Kinda Cagey, the fan-favorite grand piano and dancer duet from SCD’s 2nd...

Hours
  • 7:00pm
Jane B. Cook Theatre
5555 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
Forbidden Broadway
January 19, 2022
to
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...

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Studio 1130
3501 South Tamiami Trail, Suite 1130
Sarasota, FL 34239
Program 4 - Love & Betrayal
January 28, 2022
to
January 31, 2022

This trio of ballets sets a nearly-lost ballet by Sir Frederick Ashton, Valses nobles et sentimentales, against the romantic splendor of Johan Kobborg’s production of Napoli Act III, and the dramatic intensity of Dame Ninette de Valois’ The Rake’s Progress.

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
FSU Center for the Performing Arts
5555 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
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November 7, 2021
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November 24, 2024

Sundays start fresh at the Farmers' Market at Lakewood Ranch, located at Waterside Place in Lakewood Ranch. Come experience this curated gathering of the best flavors in the region, including organic produce, baked goods, pet products, flowers, and prepared foods from 90+ vendors. Every Sunday,...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
Waterside Place
1561 Lakefront Drive
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240

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