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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!

Find Events in Sarasota

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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
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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
In Studio Performance Series featuring Natalie Helm
October 22, 2021
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November 13, 2021

In Studio Performance Series featuring Natalie Helm
First Performance: Bach Immersion I
In Person: Friday October 23rd 2021...

Hours
  • 7:00pm
Sarasota Contemporary Dance Home Studio
1400 Boulevard of the Arts
Suite 3
Sarasota, FL 34234
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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
Visual Arts
October 23, 2021
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October 23, 2021

In this special Orchid Show workshop with Selby’s expert horticulturist, participants will visualize bold and whimsical colors, patterns, and designs, giving rise to a unique piece of botanical art that features rare orchids as the stars of the show. The Orchid Show and special epiphyte...

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  • 10:00am - 1:00pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Downtown Sarasota campus
1534 Mound St
Sarasota, FL 34236
Visual Arts
October 21, 2021
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November 13, 2021

Arts Advocates Member Exhibit – Dan Houston
Saturdays, 2-5 p.m., October 16 - November 13
Arts Advocates Gallery, The Crossings at Siesta Mall, 3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34239

Award-winning Arts Advocates member artist Dan Houston is the owner of Architectural Wall Decor...

Hours
  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Arts Advocates Gallery
3501 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239
In Studio Performance Series featuring Natalie Helm
October 22, 2021
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November 13, 2021

In Studio Performance Series featuring Natalie Helm
First Performance: Bach Immersion I
In Person: Friday October 23rd 2021...

Hours
  • 7:00pm
Sarasota Contemporary Dance Home Studio
1400 Boulevard of the Arts
Suite 3
Sarasota, FL 34234
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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
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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
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Visual Arts
October 12, 2021
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November 23, 2021

Selby is offering special early hours access to our Tropical Conservatory during the Annual Orchid Show! This special opportunity permits photographers with advance registration to use tripods to capture images of hundreds of rare orchids and other endangered tropical plants. Open to all ages/...

Hours
  • 9:00am - 10:00am
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Downtown Sarasota campus
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236

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