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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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Arboretum Tour at the Elling Eide Center
March 17, 2022
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May 31, 2022

Join Docent Norman Burr on a 90-minute fascinating trek through the historic grounds. Walk through the arboretum and learn about rare, interesting, and exotic plants. Normal will discuss the geologic history of Florida and how plant life evolved. He will also share the history of the inhabitants...

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  • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Elling Eide Center
8000 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34231
Yoga By The Bay with Erin
February 23, 2021
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June 6, 2023

Join us for FREE outdoor, socially distanced yoga by the water, just beyond the children’s playground at Bayfront park. Bring your yoga mat, a water bottle, and friends. This is every Tuesday at 5:30 pm weather permitting. All are welcome. Don't forget to like our page Yoga By The Bay with Erin...

Hours
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bayfront Park
5 Bayfront Park
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Arboretum Tour at the Elling Eide Center
March 17, 2022
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May 31, 2022

Join Docent Norman Burr on a 90-minute fascinating trek through the historic grounds. Walk through the arboretum and learn about rare, interesting, and exotic plants. Normal will discuss the geologic history of Florida and how plant life evolved. He will also share the history of the inhabitants...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Elling Eide Center
8000 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34231
“Worlds: A Part” with Pauchi Sasaki and Monica Youn
May 26, 2022
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May 26, 2022

“Worlds: A Part” with Hermitage Fellows Pauchi Sasaki and Monica Youn, Thursday, May 26 @ 6pm: Internationally renowned composer and performer Pauchi Sasaki and acclaimed poet Monica Youn, seem worlds apart. Sasaki is an interdisciplinary artist working on an original opera inspired by NASA’s...

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  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast
400 Palmetto Avenue
Osprey, FL 34229
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November 7, 2021
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November 24, 2024

Sundays start fresh at the Farmers' Market at Lakewood Ranch, located at Waterside Place in Lakewood Ranch. Come experience this curated gathering of the best flavors in the region, including organic produce, baked goods, pet products, flowers, and prepared foods from 90+ vendors. Every Sunday,...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
Waterside Place
1561 Lakefront Drive
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
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Arboretum Tour at the Elling Eide Center
March 17, 2022
to
May 31, 2022

Join Docent Norman Burr on a 90-minute fascinating trek through the historic grounds. Walk through the arboretum and learn about rare, interesting, and exotic plants. Normal will discuss the geologic history of Florida and how plant life evolved. He will also share the history of the inhabitants...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Elling Eide Center
8000 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34231
Yoga By The Bay with Erin
February 23, 2021
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June 6, 2023

Join us for FREE outdoor, socially distanced yoga by the water, just beyond the children’s playground at Bayfront park. Bring your yoga mat, a water bottle, and friends. This is every Tuesday at 5:30 pm weather permitting. All are welcome. Don't forget to like our page Yoga By The Bay with Erin...

Hours
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bayfront Park
5 Bayfront Park
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Health & Wellness
June 1, 2022
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July 27, 2022

#SRQCountyParks, CoreSRQ, New Balance Sarasota and Sarasota Crew presents Kids' Summer Beach Runs, a free, one-mile fun run! Partnered with Manasota Track Club the Kids' Summer Beach Runs are at two locations.
Tuesdays at Siesta Beach, 948 Beach Road, Sarasota - Meet at the pavilion near the...

Hours
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
North Brohard Park
1400 S. Harbor Drive
Venice, FL 34285
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Fresh Fridays
June 3, 2022
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June 3, 2022

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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November 7, 2021
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November 24, 2024

Sundays start fresh at the Farmers' Market at Lakewood Ranch, located at Waterside Place in Lakewood Ranch. Come experience this curated gathering of the best flavors in the region, including organic produce, baked goods, pet products, flowers, and prepared foods from 90+ vendors. Every Sunday,...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
Waterside Place
1561 Lakefront Drive
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240

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