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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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The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
January 14, 2023
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February 25, 2023

In this inventive and theatrical adaptation, join Peter and Lucy on their travels to Narnia! The White Witch has cast a spell that makes it always winter and never Christmas. Peter and Lucy travel to Narnia and along the way meet Mr. Tumnus the faun, Aslan the Great Lion, and all the talking...

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  • 10:00am - 11:00am
Florida Studio Theatre
1241 North Palm Avenue Sarasota, FL 34236
Sarasota, FL 34236
1927 Historic Venice Train Depot
January 2, 2023
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February 27, 2023

FREE Tours of the 1927 Historic Venice Train Depot and the new Circus Train Car Museum

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  • 10:00am - 1:00pm
1927 Historic Venice Train Depot
303 E. Venice Ave.
Venice, FL 34285
Curator Talk with Peter Barberie - February 4 at 10 am
February 4, 2023
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February 4, 2023

Exhibition curator, Peter Barberie, will discuss the life and work of Richard Benson, an extraordinary photographer, master printer, and mentor who helped shape many of the greatest photography books of the past fifty years. Barberie, the Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center...

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  • 10:00am - 11:00am
Sarasota Art Museum
1001 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
Living History Event! 2023 Myakka River Rendezvous
January 28, 2023
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February 5, 2023

The second annual Myakka River Rendezvous brings traders, craftsmen, and historical re-enactors together on Crowley Museum...

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  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
Crowley Museum & Nature Center
16405 Myakka Rd
Sarasota, FL 34240
Manifestation Jar Workshop
February 4, 2023
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February 4, 2023

Adeline’s Mystic Earth is hosting a DIY Manifestation Jar Workshop: Manifesting Self-Love and Self-Healing on Feb. 4th from 10:30-noon at The Bazaar on Apricot...

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  • 10:30am - 12:00pm
The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime
821 apricot ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
Sarasota Events
February 4, 2023
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February 4, 2023

In our twelfth year, we are the longest running anime convention run by middle schoolers and made for middle to high school age students with a cosplay contest, laser tag, bounce houses, gaming tournaments, panels, hoverball archery, drawing lessons and more! We have local artists, including...

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  • 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sarasota School-Arts and Science
717 Central Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
Ride and Paddle The Bay Kayak Tour Sarasota
December 7, 2022
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February 22, 2023

Join a Naturalist from Around the Bend Nature and Discovery Tours for a free guided nature walk at The Bay every Wednesdays at 9:00am or 10:00am. Then gain a new perspective from the water on a kayak or paddleboard to explore the Mangrove bayou and The Bay’s downtown shoreline. Bring your own...

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  • 12:30pm - 2:30pm
The Bay kayak launch
713 Van Wezel Way
Sarasota, FL 34236
Saturday Studios - Every Saturday, Starting September 10 from 1-3pm
September 10, 2022
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September 2, 2023

New Weekly Family Program: Saturday Studios
Every Saturday beginning September 10, 2022, 1 - 3 p.m.
Peggy A. Hall Classroom, 134
FREE for Members | Included with admission

Saturday Studios are inspired by works of art in Sarasota Art Museum’s special exhibitions. These drop-in...

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  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarasota Art Museum
1001 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
Visual Arts
February 4, 2023
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February 4, 2023

oin internationally acclaimed artists and authors Maira and Alex Kalman for an afternoon of artful conversation and an insider look at their exhibition and visual memoir Sara Berman’s Closet.

Maira Kalman, who was born in Tel Aviv and lives in New York City, has written and illustrated...

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  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Sarasota Art Museum
1001 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
Flyin' West
January 4, 2023
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February 12, 2023

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will bring in the New Year with its production of “Flyin’ West” by Pearl Cleage. WBTT had previously presented this show as a staged play reading in the summer of 2018 as part of the national Project1VOICE program, during which Black theatres around the country...

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  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236

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