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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!

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Visual Arts
December 1, 2021
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December 1, 2021

Sarasota Art Museum and CAN Community Health invite you to join us at the Museum for Day With(out) Art 2021. Throughout the day, experience Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled" (L.A.) and ENDURING CARE, a series of short films in the Sarasota High School Alumni Auditorium, in partnership with...

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  • 11:00am - 8:00pm
Sarasota Art Museum
1001 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
Joyful! Joyful!
December 1, 2021
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December 30, 2021

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is thrilled to open its second show of the 2021-2022 season: its Christmas card to the community, “Joyful! Joyful!” Theater fans of all ages and religious backgrounds are invited to celebrate the season with high-spirited, uplifting songs as only WBTT can perform...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Joyful! Joyful!
December 1, 2021
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December 30, 2021

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is thrilled to open its second show of the 2021-2022 season: its Christmas card to the community, “Joyful! Joyful!” Theater fans of all ages and religious backgrounds are invited to celebrate the season with high-spirited, uplifting songs as only WBTT can perform...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
The Temptations and The Four Tops
December 2, 2021
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December 2, 2021

Known for their smooth stepping, THE TEMPTATIONS were honored with the Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award in 2013. As trailblazers of the 1960s, “The Temptations Walk” became a staple of American style. Their legendary tunes include “My Girl,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” and “...

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  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Sarasota Events
December 3, 2021
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December 3, 2021

Synia Carroll draws inspiration from the jazz legends of the 40s, 50s, 60s. Hints of Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Nancy Wilson can be heard. Whether singing a ballad or up tempo swing number, she brings the same clear, smooth tones and excitement to the classic jazz standards. Synia has...

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  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota
3975 Fruitville Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34232
5th Annual Siesta Beach Seafood and Music Festival
December 3, 2021
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December 5, 2021

The 5th Annual Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival returns to the Siesta Key Pavilion with fresh seafood and live music on Friday, December 3 from noon to 9 p.m.; Saturday, December 4 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event is FREE and open to the public.

The event...

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  • 4:30pm - 10:00pm
Siesta Key Pavilion
948 Beach Road
Sarasota, FL 34242
Hugh Too
December 3, 2021
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December 5, 2021

Sarasota Christmas's Broadway-style production return with "Hugh Too", a funny, entertaining and meaningful stage production! The family patriarch of the Everett family, Hugh, has retired and moved to Florida. Knowing that the family has grown apart, he invites all his children and their...

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  • 7:00pm
Sarasota Baptist Church
7091 Proctor Road
Sarasota, FL 34241
Joyful! Joyful!
December 1, 2021
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December 30, 2021

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is thrilled to open its second show of the 2021-2022 season: its Christmas card to the community, “Joyful! Joyful!” Theater fans of all ages and religious backgrounds are invited to celebrate the season with high-spirited, uplifting songs as only WBTT can perform...

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Deck The Halls
November 27, 2021
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December 24, 2021

A brand-new rendition of everything that makes the holidays 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 tradition...

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  • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bowne's Lab
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236

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