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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.

Current Exhibits

There's always something happening on Florida's Gulf Coast. Find out what exhibits are showing during your stay!

Find Events in Sarasota

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Visual Arts
March 21, 2023
March 21, 2023

MAMA BEARS” is an intimate, thought-provoking exploration of the journeys taken by Sara Cunningham and Kimberly Shappley, two “mama bears” —whose profound love for their LGBTQ children has turned them into fierce advocates for the entire queer community — and Tammi Terrell Morris, a young...

  • 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Fogartyville Community Media&Arts Center
525 Kumquat Ct.
Sarasota, FL 34236
February 22, 2023
April 8, 2023

An inspirational journey through American pop music, “Dreamgirls” chronicles the rise of a fictional Motown group—The Dreams—from obscurity to superstardom. Through gospel, R...

  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
The '70s: More Than a Decade - Limited Return Engagement
March 8, 2023
March 26, 2023

March 8 - March 26, 2023 I Keating Theatre

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Get your groove on—we’re celebrating all things ‘70s, baby! From the war in Vietnam to the rise of disco, this energetic Cabaret celebrates the musical hit parade that was the 1970s. Featuring such songs as “Joy to the...

  • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1241 North Palm Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
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CoreSRQ: Tai Chi
February 1, 2023
March 29, 2023

Enjoy a a 45-minute, outdoor group class using ancient form of Chinese exercise consisting of slow, beautiful, relaxed movements. Find your zen and get moving with this low impact class putting minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it safe for all ages and Fitness levels.

  • 8:00am - 9:00am
The Oval at The Bay
1055 Blvd of the Arts
Sarasota, FL 34236
Embracing Our Differences Art Exhibit
March 22, 2023
April 19, 2023

Embracing Our Differences’ annual outdoor exhibit is at the heart of a year-round program of activities designed to use art as a catalyst to create awareness and promote diversity. Since 2004, Embracing Our Differences has used the power of art and prose to promote diversity. One way we...

  • 8:00am - 9:00pm
Butler Park
6205 W Price Blvd
North Port, FL 34287
Classes, Expos & Workshops
March 22, 2023
March 25, 2023

Experience nature up close by being on the water in the heart of downtown Sarasota. Our kayak tours launch from The Bay, Sarasota's new and premier park. Learn how the Bay Park Conservancy restored a mangrove bayou, enjoy the flourishing ecosystem, and explore the Sarasota Bay. Our guides...

  • 8:30am
The Bay Park
Blvd of the Arts at Van Wezel Way
The Bay Kayak launch
Sarasota, FL 34236
CoreSRQ: Pickleball for New Players
March 1, 2023
March 29, 2023

Introduction to Pickleball for New Players is for people of all ages who are new to the popular sport of Pickleball. This class will provide a safe place for those who have never played pickleball before, or who are very inexperienced. It will focus on teaching basic terminology and techniques;...

  • 9:00am - 11:00am
Municipal Auditorium
801 N Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34236
September 7, 2022
August 30, 2023

New Weekly Early Learner Program: Your Wednesday Playdate
Every Wednesday beginning September 7, 2022, 10 am – 12 pm.
Peggy A. Hall Classroom, 134
FREE for Members | Included with admission

For early learners from ages 2 – 5 with an adult, Your Wednesday Playdates deliver an...

  • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sarasota Art Museum
1001 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236


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