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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.

Current Exhibits

There's always something happening on Florida's Gulf Coast. Find out what exhibits are showing during your stay!

Find Events in Sarasota

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Friday Fest
June 17, 2022
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September 16, 2022

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Friday Fest events are our outdoor concert series that provide the community with 4 entertaining and FREE events from June to September, showcasing the best of local bands from Sarasota and Bradenton. Friday Fest brings together a wide variety of talented...

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  • 5:00pm
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
Friday Fest 2022
July 15, 2022
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September 16, 2022

Friday Fest is BACK!

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Friday Fest events are our outdoor concert series that provide the community with 4 entertaining and FREE events from June to September, showcasing the best of local bands from Sarasota and Bradenton. Friday Fest brings together a...

Hours
  • 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236
Sarasota, FL 34236
Laser Light Nights
June 9, 2022
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August 13, 2022

Break out the big hair and acid-washed denims—Laser Light Nights are back at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature!

Every Thursday (7:00PM show), Friday (7:00PM and 9:00PM shows), and Saturday (7:00PM and 9:00PM shows) night from May 26 through August 13, we are rocking out to some of...

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  • 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
201 10th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34205
The Jersey Tenors - Part II
July 19, 2022
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September 11, 2022

Back with a new show, this opera/rock mash-up sensation blends iconic opera classics with Rock...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1239 North Palm Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
New York State of Mind: All the Hits of Billy Joel With The Uptown Boys™
August 9, 2022
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October 2, 2022

With more than 40 years of cumulative work on some of Broadway’s biggest hits, The Uptown Boys use Billy Joel’s rich songbook as a way to share their stories of life, love, and trying to make it in New York City. Whether you’re a fan of Billy Joel’s entire catalogue or just a casual listener,...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Smoke & Mirrors
August 3, 2022
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August 21, 2022

Hamilton Orr will stop at nothing to get what he wants. A top Hollywood director, Hamilton comes up with deadly scheme to gain control over a multi-million-dollar film. He just needs to persuade the movie’s screenwriter, Clark, to get onboard. And make sure that Barbara, his wife, plays her part...

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  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Namaste at The Bay
June 11, 2022
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October 29, 2022

Weekly, on Saturday mornings, join an assortment of Sarasota’s most beloved yogis for a morning of stretching and breath work from 9 am – 10 am. Bring a friend, a mat and water to experience the unique styles of a new instructor each week.

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  • 9:00am - 10:00am
Sarasota Garden Club
1130 Blvd of the Arts
Sarasota, FL 34234
Summer Open Studios
July 9, 2022
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September 10, 2022

Open Studios! Did you know SPAACES is a part of Princeton Street Artists, A collective of artists with studio spaces hosting monthly open studios and exhibitions!
This Summer, SPAACES will be hosting Open Studios every second Saturday of the month starting July 9th running from 10AM - 4PM....

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  • 10:00am - 4:00pm
SPAACES
2087 Princeton St
Sarasota, FL 34237
Summer Open Studios July-September
July 9, 2022
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September 10, 2022


Enjoy art with Princeton Street Arts' Open Studios every 2nd Saturday this summer. Open Studios start July 9th and ends September 10th, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Join SPAACES, Creative Liberties, and Princeton Street Arts to spark your creativity with our inspiring community....

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  • 10:00am - 3:00pm
SPAACES
2087 Princeton St
Sarasota, FL 34237
Visual Arts
August 13, 2022
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August 13, 2022

Join us Saturday the 13th for Summer Second Saturday Open Studios! The event starts at 10 am and runs until 3 pm. You will get to visit our artists in their studios and view a wonderful collection of art that is all available for sale. Be sure to visit SPAACES, Princeton Street Arts, and Define...

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  • 10:00am - 3:00pm
Creative Liberties Artist Studios & Gallery
901B Apricot Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34237

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