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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.

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Every 3rd Saturday
August 21, 2021
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October 16, 2021

Limelight Market happens every 3rd Saturday in the outside courtyard of The Bazaar on Apricot...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime
821 Apricot Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
Main Street Market
October 16, 2021
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December 18, 2021

Come out and shop 30+ local vendors all from the Sarasota/Bradenton area! From freshly brewed coffee to candles to cookies, there will be something for everybody. Shop local boutiques, jewelry, athletic wear, handcrafted soaps, SPF clothing, gifts, art, plants, food, locally made lotions, and...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
Lakewood Main Street
Lakewood Main Street
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
October 9, 2021
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November 28, 2021

Selby Gardens’ annual Orchid Show brings together two of Sarasota, Florida’s most renowned legacies —orchids and the circus. Presented in collaboration with the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (The Ringling), The Orchid Show 2021: Aerialists from the Tree Top to the Big Top!, is presented...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Downtown campus
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
October 15, 2021
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October 17, 2021

Fall means it's time for Rocktoberfest! No matter where you celebrate Oktoberfest, there are common ingredients: lively music, mouthwatering food, big, big pints of beer, family and fun.October 15-17, 2021, Paragon Festivals with the Downtown Sarasota Enrichment Association and their special...

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  • 12:30pm - 10:00pm
JD Hamel park
199 Bayfront Drive
Sarasota, FL 34236
Make Thee an Ark: A New Play
October 8, 2021
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October 17, 2021

Taking place in Mary’s Chapel at Selby Gardens' Historic Spanish Point campus, Make Thee an Ark is a new play set 300 years in the future in a New Ark floating above an undersea Florida. Moored to an old oil rig, the New Ark harbors what may be the last vestiges of humanity after global warming...

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  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Selby Botanical Gardens' Historic Spanish Point campus
337 North Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229
Nightlife & Entertainment
September 25, 2021
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October 31, 2021

Countless musical genres emerged during the first half of the 20th Century, and there was only one place you could find them all: The Jukebox. In this jazzy music revue, The Swingaroos put a dynamic twist on the Jukebox’s greatest hits, including “Get Your Kicks On Route 66,” “Heart and Soul,”...

Hours
  • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Florida Studio Theatre - Bowne's Lab
1265 N Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
October 6, 2021
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October 17, 2021

[title of show]
Oct. 6-9, 12-16 at 2:00pm
Oct. 10, 16-17 at 2pm
Jeff and Hunter, two struggling writers, hear about a new musical theatre festival, however, the deadline for submissions is a mere three weeks away. [title of show] -- taken from the space on the festival's application...

Hours
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Studio 1130
3501 South Tamiami Trail, Suite 1130 Sarasota, FL 34239
Sarasota, FL 34239
Nightlife & Entertainment
September 10, 2021
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October 30, 2021

Countless musical genres emerged during the first half of the 20th Century, and there was only one place you could find them all: The Jukebox. In this jazzy music revue, The Swingaroos put a dynamic twist on the Jukebox’s greatest hits, including “Get Your Kicks On Route 66,” “Heart and Soul,”...

Hours
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Florida Studio Theatre - Bowne's Lab
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Cannafest Launch Party
October 16, 2021
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October 16, 2021

Join us for a CannaFest pre-festival party!

Oasis, in downtown Sarasota is the place to be on October 16th. This exclusive event will be limited to 200 tickets.

Tickets are DONATION based and will benefit In the Pink, a local Sarasota non-profit supporting women with cancer....

Hours
  • 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Oasis Restaurant & Bar
1525 4th Street Sarasota, FL 34236
Sarasota, FL 34236
October 1, 2021
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October 31, 2021

Countless musical genres emerged during the first half of the 20th Century, and there was only one place you could find them all: The Jukebox. In this jazzy music revue, The Swingaroos put a dynamic twist on the Jukebox’s greatest hits, including “Get Your Kicks On Route 66,” “Heart and Soul,”...

Hours
  • 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236

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