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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.

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Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will close its 2021-2022 season with two world-premiere one-act plays, under the auspices of its New Playwrights Series. These plays, “From Birmingham To Broadway” and “Float Like A Butterfly,” will be presented together May 4-29. “From Birmingham to Broadway” was...

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  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
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May 28, 2022

This event is a music and song concert presented by the music and vocal team of Suncoast Tabernacle Church. There will be a selection of both nostalgic and contemporary music. The event will compliment the Memorial Day Weekend celebration.

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  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Centennial Park Gazebo
200 W. Venice Avenue
Venice, FL 34285
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May 4, 2022
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May 28, 2022

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will close its 2021-2022 season with two world-premiere one-act plays, under the auspices of its New Playwrights Series. These plays, “From Birmingham To Broadway” and “Float Like A Butterfly,” will be presented together May 4-29. “From Birmingham to Broadway” was...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
May 28, 2022
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The Venice Symphony is back for our Third Annual Patriotic Pops Concert and Fireworks, Saturday, May 28, 2022 at CoolToday Park. The concert starts at 7:30 pm and gates open at 5:30. The Venice Symphony and Atlanta Braves Spring Training will bring you the biggest and best celebration ever, with...
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  • 7:30pm
CoolToday Park
18800 S West Villages Parkway
Venice, FL 34293
Eureka Day
May 11, 2022
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June 4, 2022

By Jonathan Spector  
Directed by Bianca  LaVerne  Jones 

In the Cook Theatre

An illness is spreading through the progressive and painstakingly accepting Eureka Day School–and it’s more than the mumps. When the outbreak threatens to become an epidemic, it’s a race to see what...

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

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  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
Waterside Place
1561 Lakefront Drive
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
Eureka Day
May 11, 2022
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June 4, 2022

By Jonathan Spector  
Directed by Bianca  LaVerne  Jones 

In the Cook Theatre

An illness is spreading through the progressive and painstakingly accepting Eureka Day School–and it’s more than the mumps. When the outbreak threatens to become an epidemic, it’s a race to see what...

Hours
  • 8:00pm
Asolo Repertory Theatre
5555 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
Sarasota Events
May 7, 2022
to
May 29, 2022

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will close its 2021-2022 season with two world-premiere one-act plays, under the auspices of its New Playwrights Series. These plays, “From Birmingham To Broadway” and “Float Like A Butterfly,” will be presented together May 4-29. “From Birmingham to Broadway” was...

Hours
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
Drag Queen Bingo
December 22, 2021
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December 31, 2023

Play Bingo in Florida's Oldest Tiki Bar, the Bahi Hut. Our Drag Queen, Georgia, is very entertaining! No admission costs, just get buy a drink to play.

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  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bahi Hut
4675 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234
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Arboretum Tour at the Elling Eide Center
March 17, 2022
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May 31, 2022

Join Docent Norman Burr on a 90-minute fascinating trek through the historic grounds. Walk through the arboretum and learn about rare, interesting, and exotic plants. Normal will discuss the geologic history of Florida and how plant life evolved. He will also share the history of the inhabitants...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Elling Eide Center
8000 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34231

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