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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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Forbidden Broadway
January 19, 2022
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January 30, 2022

Jan. 19-22, 25-29 at 7:30pm
Jan. 23, 29-30 at 2pm
In this long-running Off-Broadway hit musical revue, Broadway’s greatest musical legends meet Broadway’s greatest satirist in this hilarious, loving and endlessly entertaining tribute to some of the theatre’s greatest stars and songwriters...

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Studio 1130
3501 South Tamiami Trail, Suite 1130
Sarasota, FL 34239
Ruby
January 12, 2022
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February 26, 2022

The world premiere show “Ruby” is a musical retelling by WBTT founder/artistic director Nate Jacobs and his brother, Michael Jacobs, of the shocking killing of a White doctor in Live Oak, Florida, by a Black woman, Ruby McCollum. Ruby McCollum’s name has gone down in history as the wealthy Black...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
Grand Horizons
January 19, 2022
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April 1, 2022

By Bess Wohl 
Directed by Celine Rosenthal

The Broadway Hit Comedy!

You’re never too old to learn, but what if you learn that the person you’ve been married to for 50 years is making you miserable? Bill and Nancy practically breathe in unison; they anticipate each other’s sighs...

Hours
  • 7:30pm
Asolo Repertory Theatre
5555 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
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Rainforest Masks of Costa Rica
January 8, 2022
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January 30, 2022

The Rainforest Masks of Costa Rica exhibit showcases artists from the Borucan Indian tribe of Costa Rica. Join us and experience the vibrant, hand-carved and painted balsa wood masks showcased in the Museum of Botany...

Hours
  • 10:00am - 4:30pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Downtown Sarasota campus
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Jazz at Two - Marc Mannino's Five Points Quintet
January 28, 2022
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January 28, 2022

Marc Mannino's  Five Points Quintet features music from the great American composers, bossa nova and jazz standards. Joining Marc are Darcie Allen, vocals, Pete Carney, sax, Bob Lunergan, drums and Pete Innocenti, bass. Admission at the door, $10 - $20. Concert from 2 - 4 pm at the Unitarian...

Hours
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota
3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
Outdoors
January 28, 2022
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January 28, 2022

“Natural Inspiration,” Friday, January 28th, 5pm ET: Hermitage Fellow Ni’ja Whitson returns to the beach, exploring a theme familiar to artists and nature-lovers alike — moments of inspiration. Ni’Ja explores how nature and the environment influence their practice, sharing excerpts of works-in-...

Hours
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hermitage Artist Retreat
6660 Manasota Key Rd.
Englewood, FL 34223
PC: Sorcha Augustine
January 27, 2022
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January 30, 2022

This year, “Dance Makers'' features new imaginative dance pieces created by nationally acclaimed contemporary choreographers, including Dazaun Soleyn, Jennifer Nugent, and Christal Brown. Dance Makers will also revive Kinda Cagey, the fan-favorite grand piano and dancer duet from SCD’s 2nd...

Hours
  • 7:00pm
Jane B. Cook Theatre
5555 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
Forbidden Broadway
January 19, 2022
to
January 30, 2022

Jan. 19-22, 25-29 at 7:30pm
Jan. 23, 29-30 at 2pm
In this long-running Off-Broadway hit musical revue, Broadway’s greatest musical legends meet Broadway’s greatest satirist in this hilarious, loving and endlessly entertaining tribute to some of the theatre’s greatest stars and songwriters...

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Studio 1130
3501 South Tamiami Trail, Suite 1130
Sarasota, FL 34239
Ruby
January 12, 2022
to
February 26, 2022

The world premiere show “Ruby” is a musical retelling by WBTT founder/artistic director Nate Jacobs and his brother, Michael Jacobs, of the shocking killing of a White doctor in Live Oak, Florida, by a Black woman, Ruby McCollum. Ruby McCollum’s name has gone down in history as the wealthy Black...

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
Program 4 - Love & Betrayal
January 28, 2022
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January 31, 2022

This trio of ballets sets a nearly-lost ballet by Sir Frederick Ashton, Valses nobles et sentimentales, against the romantic splendor of Johan Kobborg’s production of Napoli Act III, and the dramatic intensity of Dame Ninette de Valois’ The Rake’s Progress.

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
FSU Center for the Performing Arts
5555 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243

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