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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!

Find Events in Sarasota

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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
October 24, 2021
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October 29, 2021

100 Pre-Qualified World Sailors will compete in the 50th Sunfish World Championship. The sailors come from Peru, Chile, Guatemala, The Bahamas, the US Virgin Islands, Aruba, Curacao, Ecuador, Bonaire, Columbia, Italy and the US. The sailing will be during the week culminating in an awards...

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  • 6:00pm - 2:00pm
Sarasota Sailing Squadron
1717 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Visual Arts
October 12, 2021
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November 23, 2021

Selby is offering special early hours access to our Tropical Conservatory during the Annual Orchid Show! This special opportunity permits photographers with advance registration to use tripods to capture images of hundreds of rare orchids and other endangered tropical plants. Open to all ages/...

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  • 9:00am - 10:00am
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Downtown Sarasota campus
1534 Mound Street
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
Yoga By The Bay with Erin
February 23, 2021
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June 6, 2023

Join us for FREE outdoor, socially distanced yoga by the water, just beyond the children’s playground at Bayfront park. Bring your yoga mat, a water bottle, and friends. This is every Tuesday at 5:30 pm weather permitting. All are welcome. Don't forget to like our page Yoga By The Bay with Erin...

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  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bayfront Park
5 Bayfront Park
Sarasota, FL 34236
October 24, 2021
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October 29, 2021

100 Pre-Qualified World Sailors will compete in the 50th Sunfish World Championship. The sailors come from Peru, Chile, Guatemala, The Bahamas, the US Virgin Islands, Aruba, Curacao, Ecuador, Bonaire, Columbia, Italy and the US. The sailing will be during the week culminating in an awards...

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  • 6:00pm - 2:00pm
Sarasota Sailing Squadron
1717 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236
"And So I Stayed" Film Screening
October 26, 2021
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October 26, 2021

The Documentary Film "And So I Stayed" will be screened at Fogartyville on Tuesday, October 26th at 7pm. WSLR+Fogartyville is partnering with South Arts to host the Southern Circuit Independent Filmmakers series. "And So I Stayed" is the fourth film to be screened in the series. AND SO I STAYED...

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  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center
525 Kumquat Ct.
Sarasota, FL 34234
Nightlife & Entertainment
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October 31, 2021

Countless musical genres emerged during the first half of the 20th Century, and there was only one place you could find them all: The Jukebox. In this jazzy music revue, The Swingaroos put a dynamic twist on the Jukebox’s greatest hits, including “Get Your Kicks On Route 66,” “Heart and Soul,”...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Florida Studio Theatre - Bowne's Lab
1265 N Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
October 1, 2021
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October 31, 2021

Countless musical genres emerged during the first half of the 20th Century, and there was only one place you could find them all: The Jukebox. In this jazzy music revue, The Swingaroos put a dynamic twist on the Jukebox’s greatest hits, including “Get Your Kicks On Route 66,” “Heart and Soul,”...

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  • 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
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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...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Downtown campus
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236

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