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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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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
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...

Hours
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bayfront Park
5 Bayfront Park
Sarasota, FL 34236
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
  • 7:00pm
Asolo Repertory Theatre
5555 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
Sarasota Events
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...

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
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November 10, 2021
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May 25, 2022

Your favorite weeknight hangout has arrived at its new home, Waterside Place, the newest town center in Lakewood Ranch!
| 6-9 PM, Every Wednesday, starting November 10, 2021 - May, 2022 |
- New food trucks + dessert truck each week
- Weekly live music from local artists
- Night...

Hours
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Waterside Place at Lakewood Ranch
7500 Island Cove Terrace
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
Sarasota Events
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...

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
Eureka Day
May 11, 2022
to
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
  • 7:00pm
Asolo Repertory Theatre
5555 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
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Arboretum Tour at the Elling Eide Center
March 17, 2022
to
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
Passport to The Bazaar
May 26, 2022
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May 26, 2022

Celebrate The Bazaar on Apricot...

Hours
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime
821 Apricot Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
“Worlds: A Part” with Pauchi Sasaki and Monica Youn
May 26, 2022
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May 26, 2022

“Worlds: A Part” with Hermitage Fellows Pauchi Sasaki and Monica Youn, Thursday, May 26 @ 6pm: Internationally renowned composer and performer Pauchi Sasaki and acclaimed poet Monica Youn, seem worlds apart. Sasaki is an interdisciplinary artist working on an original opera inspired by NASA’s...

Hours
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast
400 Palmetto Avenue
Osprey, FL 34229

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