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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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Passport to The Bazaar
May 26, 2022
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May 26, 2022

Celebrate The Bazaar on Apricot...

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  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime
821 Apricot Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
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This event is a music and song concert presented by the music and vocal team of Suncoast Tabernacle Church. There will be a selection of both nostalgic and contemporary music. The event will compliment the Memorial Day Weekend celebration.

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  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Centennial Park Gazebo
200 W. Venice Avenue
Venice, FL 34285
May 28, 2022
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The Venice Symphony is back for our Third Annual Patriotic Pops Concert and Fireworks, Saturday, May 28, 2022 at CoolToday Park. The concert starts at 7:30 pm and gates open at 5:30. The Venice Symphony and Atlanta Braves Spring Training will bring you the biggest and best celebration ever, with...
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  • 7:30pm
CoolToday Park
18800 S West Villages Parkway
Venice, FL 34293
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June 2, 2022
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GRAMMY nominated guitarist Diego Figueiredo is a virtuoso with an infectious, joyful style of guitar playing.
Called by jazz guitar master George Benson, “One of the greatest guitarists I’ve seen in my whole life,” the Brazilian guitar wizard Diego Figueiredo is a force to be recognized....

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  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Fresh Fridays
June 3, 2022
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The Downtown Improvement District’s Fresh Fridays series makes first-Fridays jazzy on Palm Avenue with JAZZ ON PALM. On June 3rd from 7-10 p.m., stroll Palm Ave for the first-Friday art walk and enjoy jazz covers by Hot Tonic Orchestra. Featuring free signature giveaways, beverages and bites al...

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  • 7:00pm - 10:00pm
69 S Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Dog Days of Summer
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June 4, 2022

The Bazaar is having a paw-ty for the dogs! It’s the Dog Days of Summer on June 4th from 10-3pm. Bring your four legged friends and join the fun.
There will be a pet costume contest at 11am with the grand prize of having your pet’s portrait done by Karen Chandler.
Love 4 Paws, Tender Heart...

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  • 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime
821 Apricot Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
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Soulful Strings: An Evening of Harp Music
June 7, 2022
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June 7, 2022

“Soulful Strings: An Evening of Harp Music,” Tuesday, June 7 @ 8pm: Celebrated harpist and Hermitage Fellow Ashley Jackson returns to Sarasota to launch the Ruby E. Crosby Alumni Music Series at the Hermitage – a new initiative launched this year by Carole Crosby to honor the legacy of her...

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  • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Sarasota Music Festival: "Darkness to Light"
June 9, 2022
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The Sarasota Music Festival’s opening program begins with one of Schubert’s stormiest works, featuring the Calidore String Quartet, hailed for their “irrepressible dramatic instinct” (The New York Times). Faculty clarinetist Franklin Cohen performs his own arrangement of a selection of Schubert’...

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  • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Holley Hall
709 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Sarasota Music Festival: "Reunion"
June 10, 2022
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Sarasota Music Festival faculty and fellows reunite in a concert of dynamic musical collaboration. Longtime faculty violist James Dunham leads string fellows in Bach’s iconic Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, in which every member of the ensemble becomes a soloist. The woodwind fellows take their turn...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:15pm
Sarasota Opera House
61 N. Pineapple Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Party on the Plaza is back at CoolToday Park, featuring Tropical Avenue!
Presented by Carrier
Based out of Southwest Florida, Tropical Avenue performs a variety of different music from Top 40 Dance, Latin, and Island Music, in addition to Motown, Classic Rock, and Standards – always with a...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
CoolToday Park
18800 S. West Villages Pkwy
Venice, FL 34293

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