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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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October 21, 2021
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October 24, 2021

Enjoy a daily carnival with rides and games for all ages and favorite fair food, and a Fall Festival Saturday - Sunday from 11 am - 6 pm with family-fun entertainment and more.

Event parking and admission are free.

Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $35...

Hours
  • 5:00pm - 10:00pm
The Mall at University Town Center
140 University Town Center Drive
Sarasota, FL 34243
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The Event at TerraNova
October 22, 2021
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October 24, 2021

TerraNova Equestrian Center welcomes you to its inaugural event, The Event at TerraNova, Oct. 22-24. The Event at TerraNova showcases the Olympic sport of three-day eventing. Like an equestrian triathlon, eventing tests the abilities of horse and rider in three phases– dressage, cross-country...

Hours
  • 8:00am - 5:00pm
TerraNova Equestrian Center
31625 Clay Gully Rd
Myakka City
Bradenton, FL 34251
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October 21, 2021
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October 24, 2021

Enjoy a daily carnival with rides and games for all ages and favorite fair food, and a Fall Festival Saturday - Sunday from 11 am - 6 pm with family-fun entertainment and more.

Event parking and admission are free.

Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $35...

Hours
  • 5:00pm - 11:00pm
The Mall at University Town Center
140 University Town Center Drive
Sarasota, FL 34243
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The Event at TerraNova
October 22, 2021
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October 24, 2021

TerraNova Equestrian Center welcomes you to its inaugural event, The Event at TerraNova, Oct. 22-24. The Event at TerraNova showcases the Olympic sport of three-day eventing. Like an equestrian triathlon, eventing tests the abilities of horse and rider in three phases– dressage, cross-country...

Hours
  • 8:00am - 5:00pm
TerraNova Equestrian Center
31625 Clay Gully Rd
Myakka City
Bradenton, FL 34251
20th Anniversary Buddy Walk
October 23, 2021
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October 23, 2021

Individuals with Down syndrome, their friends and family, and many other supporters will march in full force on Saturday, October 23, 2021 during the 20th annual Buddy Walk®, which takes place at the new Coki’s Campus, LLC (11011 SR72 East, Sarasota) - the new home for Manasota BUDS' office and...

Hours
  • 11:00am - 1:00pm
Coki's Campus
11011 State Road 72 East
Sarasota, FL 34241
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October 21, 2021
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October 24, 2021

Enjoy a daily carnival with rides and games for all ages and favorite fair food, and a Fall Festival Saturday - Sunday from 11 am - 6 pm with family-fun entertainment and more.

Event parking and admission are free.

Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $35...

Hours
  • 12:00pm - 11:00pm
The Mall at University Town Center
140 University Town Center Drive
Sarasota, FL 34243
Sarasota Water Lantern Festival
October 23, 2021
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October 23, 2021

Water Lantern Festival is back!

Sarasota Water Lantern Festival is coming up on October 23rd, 2021!

Voted #1 Best Cultural Festival by USA TODAY!

Water Lantern Festival is a floating lantern event that is all about connections. Magical nights in cities across the U.S. include...

Hours
  • 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Nathan Benderson Park
5851 Nathan Benderson Cir
Sarasota, FL 34235
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The Event at TerraNova
October 22, 2021
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October 24, 2021

TerraNova Equestrian Center welcomes you to its inaugural event, The Event at TerraNova, Oct. 22-24. The Event at TerraNova showcases the Olympic sport of three-day eventing. Like an equestrian triathlon, eventing tests the abilities of horse and rider in three phases– dressage, cross-country...

Hours
  • 8:00am - 5:00pm
TerraNova Equestrian Center
31625 Clay Gully Rd
Myakka City
Bradenton, FL 34251
October 24, 2021
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October 24, 2021

On-road scenic bike ride through some of the most beautiful, natural settings that southwest Florida offers, including views of the Myakkahatchee Creek, sponsored by People for Trees, a non-profit native tree advocacy group . Choose 15, 35, or 65 miles. The Tour de North Port is NOT a race....

Hours
  • 8:00am - 2:00pm
Imagine School at North Port
2757 Sycamore St.
North Port, FL 34289
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October 21, 2021
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October 24, 2021

Enjoy a daily carnival with rides and games for all ages and favorite fair food, and a Fall Festival Saturday - Sunday from 11 am - 6 pm with family-fun entertainment and more.

Event parking and admission are free.

Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $35...

Hours
  • 12:00pm - 10:00pm
The Mall at University Town Center
140 University Town Center Drive
Sarasota, FL 34243

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