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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!

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Ron Kraemer brings his unique blend of jazz, blues and swing to Jazz at Two. A guitarist and bandleader, Kraemer has been fronting his own group since 1995, back in Trenton, NJ. Enjoy a swingin’ afternoon of jazzy blues from this talented trio along with the special guest. Joining Kraemer are...

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  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Unitarian Universalist Church
3975 Fruitville Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34232
Art of Recobery Show and Sale
December 2, 2022
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Art of Recovery Show and Sale
Featuring the paintings, drawings, sculptures and jewelry created by the members of the Academy at Glengary.
Friday, December 2, 2022
5-7 p.m.
Light refreshments will be served.
Art purchases can be made by cash or check only, please.

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  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Academy at Glengary
1910 Glengary St.
Sarasota, FL 34231
Fresh Fridays
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December 2, 2022

Kick off your holiday celebrations with the return of Shop. Stroll. Sing! Now in its second season, the December 2nd Fresh Fridays event will be led by the talented and charismatic Brandon Wardell, a singer with Broadway credentials and a set of performing arts skills that will wow the holiday...

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  • 7:00pm - 10:00pm
1528 State Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Laney Jones and the Spirits
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Laney Jones is a Nashville-based musician, songwriter and frontwoman of the touring band Laney Jones and the Spirits. Jones is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist and performs on banjo, ukulele, guitar and harmonica.

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  • 7:15pm - 11:00pm
Fogartyville
525 Kumquat CT
Sarasota, FL 34236
Sarasota Orchestra Masterworks: Luminous Colors
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December 4, 2022

Colombian-American conductor Lina González-Granados, incoming resident conductor of Los Angeles Opera, makes her Sarasota debut in a program of swirling musical color. Flashes of radiance emerge from a gentle and mysterious sound world in Nina Shekhar’s Lumina, 2021 winner of ASCAP’s Rudolf...

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  • 7:30pm
Van Wezel
777 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
Companhia Urbana de Danca
December 1, 2022
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December 3, 2022

Companhia Urbana de Dança is firmly positioned in the leading urban dance scene in Brazil and internationally, and choreographer Sonia Destri Lie’s boldly original mix of contemporary Brazilian dance and hip-hop infuses both forms with new rigor. Meditative one moment, explosive the next, Destri...

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  • 7:30pm
The Ringling
5401 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243
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December 4, 2022

Siblings Mordy and Jane have a problem. Their dreadful, centenarian grandfather is an emotional and financial tax on the family, and he just won’t die. Scheming almost entirely via sarcastic and misspelled text messages, the siblings hatch an outrageous plan to relieve their family of their...

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  • 8:00pm
Urbanite Theatre
1487 2nd Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Something Rotten!
November 9, 2022
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January 1, 2023

In Elizabethan England, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are stuck in the shadow of the Renaissance rock star known as “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing, and acting—all at the same time—Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s...

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  • 8:00pm - 10:30pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Deck the Halls
December 3, 2022
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December 24, 2022

A brand-new rendition of everything that makes Christmas and Hanukkah in Sarasota special. With all-new songs and sketches, audiences should get ready to celebrate the holidays – Florida style – palm trees with decorations, swimming in the sea, sand snowmen, and more. An annual Sarasota holiday...

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  • 10:00am - 11:00am
Florida Studio Theatre
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
4th Annual Jingle Jam
December 3, 2022
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December 4, 2022

Friday
6pm; Beer Run. Run a quick mile around the concourse of CoolToday Park! Enjoy a 10oz draft beer or soda at every .25 miles.
*This is a ticketed event

Saturday
7:30am; 4th Annual Braves Tomahawk 5k. Proceeds from this race benefit the Atlanta Braves Foundation.
*This is a...

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  • 10:00am
CoolToday Park
18800 S. West Villages Pkwy
Venice, FL 34293

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