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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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St. Armands Family Day - Free Pup Portraits
July 25, 2021
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July 25, 2021

Keep your kids engaged and learning this summer with Family Days on St. Armands Circle. This free event series is focused on kids, parents and fun. We’re dedicating this month’s Family Day festivities to our furry best friends! Keep reading to learn how to join us for a free pup portrait session...

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  • 11:00am - 1:00pm
St. Armands Circle
St Armands Cir Sarasota, FL 34236
Sarasota, FL 34236
HD at the Opera House - Manon Lescaut
July 25, 2021
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July 25, 2021

Born of his passion for Puccini, Riccardo Chailly's journey through historic operas features an exciting new entry, the earliest version of Manon Lescaut – which debuted in Turin in 1893 – on the stage of Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy. Standing out among the many differences is the final...

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  • 1:30pm - 3:45pm
Sarasota Opera House
61 N. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota, FL
Sarasota, FL 34236
History & Heritage
July 3, 2021
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August 15, 2021

In 1937, after performing a sold-out concert in Princeton, NJ, internationally renowned singer Marian Anderson was refused a room at the whites-only Nassau Inn. With nowhere to go, Albert Einstein invited her to stay in his own home, sparking a lifelong friendship. Based on actual events, this...

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  • 2:00pm - 4:15pm
Florida Studio Theatre - Keating Theatre
1241 N Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
June 20, 2021
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August 29, 2021

Jerry Lee Lewis was the original bad boy of Rock...

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  • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
8th Annual Summer Cabaret Festival
July 15, 2021
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August 8, 2021

Venice Theatre is delighted to invite audiences to its 8th Annual Summer Cabaret Festival. This popular event keeps music lovers and theatre goers entertained during the summer with a variety of music in a night club setting. John Lariviere's "The Sinatra Songbook" opens the festival on Thursday...

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  • 2:00pm
Pinkerton Theatre
140 W Tampa Ave
Venice, FL 34285
History & Heritage
July 4, 2021
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August 15, 2021

In 1937, after performing a sold-out concert in Princeton, NJ, internationally renowned singer Marian Anderson was refused a room at the whites-only Nassau Inn. With nowhere to go, Albert Einstein invited her to stay in his own home, sparking a lifelong friendship. Based on actual events, this...

Hours
  • 7:00pm - 9:15pm
Florida Studio Theatre - Keating Theatre
1241 N Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
June 15, 2021
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August 29, 2021

Jerry Lee Lewis was the original bad boy of Rock...

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Florida Studio Theatre - Court Cabaret
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
July 13, 2021
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September 26, 2021

With three voices singing incredible songs like “Feeling Good,” “Moondance,” “Come Fly With Me,” “Home,” “Everything,” “Save the Last Dance for Me,” and many more, Shades of Bublé: A Three-Man Tribute to Michael Bublé brings the swinging standards and pop hits of Bublé to the stage in an...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Florida Studio Theatre - Goldstein Cabaret
1239 N Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Classes, Expos & Workshops
June 14, 2021
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August 2, 2021

Music Compound offers a fun and interactive summer camp for Sarasota and Manatee students of all ages.
The perfect camp for kids who want to explore new music or get better in their favorite instrument. Full day options offered. Each week ends with a performance for family and friends. Find...

Hours
  • 9:00am - 4:00pm
Music Compound
1751 Cattlemen Road
801 Apricot Ave
Sarasota, FL 34232
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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

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