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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 10, 2021
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May 25, 2022

Your favorite weeknight hangout has arrived at its new home, Waterside Place, the newest town center in Lakewood Ranch!
| 6-9 PM, Every Wednesday, starting November 10, 2021 - May, 2022 |
- New food trucks + dessert truck each week
- Weekly live music from local artists
- Night...

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  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Waterside Place at Lakewood Ranch
7500 Island Cove Terrace
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
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High School Battle of the Bands
January 30, 2022
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January 30, 2022

Local are high schools jazz bands perform before a panel of three local judges. Grants from the Jazz Club will be awarded to the jazz programs of the participating schools based on performance. The highest rated band will also perform at a future Jazz Club event. The judges are local area...

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  • 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Riverview High School Performing Arts Ctrt
1 Ram Way
Sarasota, FL 34231
The Choir of Man
January 30, 2022
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January 30, 2022

Raise your glass to the international sensation THE CHOIR OF MAN! Yes, the boys are back by popular demand ready to take America by storm in their third U.S. tour. Known across the globe as “the ultimate feel-good show,” THE CHOIR OF MAN offers over 90-minutes of non-stop adrenaline-packed...

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  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
777 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
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November 10, 2021
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May 25, 2022

Your favorite weeknight hangout has arrived at its new home, Waterside Place, the newest town center in Lakewood Ranch!
| 6-9 PM, Every Wednesday, starting November 10, 2021 - May, 2022 |
- New food trucks + dessert truck each week
- Weekly live music from local artists
- Night...

Hours
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Waterside Place at Lakewood Ranch
7500 Island Cove Terrace
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
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Festivals & Fairs
February 6, 2022
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February 6, 2022

Sarasota's largest and longest running charity event benefits the Mayors Feed the Hungry Program. Headliners Selwyn Birchwood and Albert Castiglia plus Ariella, Big Night Out, Bird Tribe, Fogt's All Stars, Jeremy Carter Quartet, Frankie Pineiro and Cole Hazlitt Quintet. Information and tickets:...

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  • 12:00pm - 9:30pm
Nathan Benderson Park
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle
Sarasota, FL 34235
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Sun-Young Gemma Shin, violin, and Avis Romm, piano
February 9, 2022
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February 9, 2022

Sarasota Concert Association presents this free concert, with Sun Young Gemma Shin and Avis Romm in David Cohen Hall at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center on Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 at 12 noon. Dr. Shin is an internationally sought-after performer on both baroque and modern violin as a...

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  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, David Cohen Hall
709 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
November 10, 2021
to
May 25, 2022

Your favorite weeknight hangout has arrived at its new home, Waterside Place, the newest town center in Lakewood Ranch!
| 6-9 PM, Every Wednesday, starting November 10, 2021 - May, 2022 |
- New food trucks + dessert truck each week
- Weekly live music from local artists
- Night...

Hours
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Waterside Place at Lakewood Ranch
7500 Island Cove Terrace
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul
February 9, 2022
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February 9, 2022

Musician, vocalist and composer Damien Sneed toured with Aretha Franklin, developing a strong mentee relationship with the soul legend. In A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul, Sneed pays homage to the icon with fresh renditions of the beloved hits including “Respect,” “Bridge Over...

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  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
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February 11, 2022
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February 11, 2022

According to ancient legend, in A.D. 387 the Te Deum was spontaneously composed and sung alternately by St. Ambrose and St. Augustine on the night St. Ambrose baptized St. Augustine in Milan. Experience this ancient text from its origins of Gregorian chant, to trumpets and timpani of the Baroque...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
CHURCH OF THE PALMS
3224 Bee Ridge Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34239
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February 12, 2022
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February 12, 2022

According to ancient legend, in A.D. 387 the Te Deum was spontaneously composed and sung alternately by St. Ambrose and St. Augustine on the night St. Ambrose baptized St. Augustine in Milan. Experience this ancient text from its origins of Gregorian chant, to trumpets and timpani of the Baroque...

Hours
  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
CHURCH OF THE PALMS
3224 Bee Ridge Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34239

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