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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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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
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
Car Show
January 16, 2022
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January 16, 2022

Join us for our 1st Car Show to benefit Knights of Columbus Charities!
K of C Hall, 4880 Fruitville Rd. Sarasota
Early registration to enter car is $15, $20 Day of show
- Trophies
- Door Prizes
- Live DJ - Trivia
- Great food & full bar
- Vendors
- Sponsors welcome...

Hours
  • 11:45am - 2:00pm
Knights of Columbus Hall
4880 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34232
January 13, 2022
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January 17, 2022

The annual Sarasota Winter Carnival is returning for the 4th year, this January 2022!

Happening from January 13th-17th. Located in Parking Lot 4 (East Grand Entrance) of The Mall at University Town Center.

Carnival Details:The carnival is FREE to enter. Carnival Ride Wristbands...

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  • 12:00pm - 11:00pm
The Mall at University Town Center
150 University Town Center Dr
Sarasota, FL 34243
January 4, 2022
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January 23, 2022

January 5-23, 2022 I Preview Jan. 4, 2022

By Amy Herzog
Directed by Jesse Jou

Young Americans Zack and Abby have the perfect ex-pat life in Paris: a funky bohemian apartment in an up-and-coming Belleville; a stable marriage; and Zack’s noble mission to fight pediatric AIDS. But...

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  • 2:00pm
FSU Center for the Performing Arts
5555 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
Great Escapes: Comedy Tonight
January 12, 2022
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January 16, 2022

What better combination than music and comedy to lift your spirits? Christopher Confessore adds his trademark humor to a program including music by Stephen Sondheim, Leroy Anderson, and Peter Schickele, the classical music jokester popularly known as “P. D. Q. Bach.”

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  • 4:00pm
Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center
709 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
Sarasota Events
January 16, 2022
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January 16, 2022

More than three decades into his career, singer/songwriter David Wilcox continues to push himself, just as he always has. Wilcox, by so many measures, is a quintessential folk singer, telling stories full of heart, humor, and hope, substance, searching, and style. His innate sense of adventure...

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  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, FL 34236
Drag Queen Bingo
December 22, 2021
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December 31, 2023

Play Bingo in Florida's Oldest Tiki Bar, the Bahi Hut. Our Drag Queen, Georgia, is very entertaining! No admission costs, just get buy a drink to play.

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bahi Hut
4675 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234
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Rainforest Masks of Costa Rica
January 8, 2022
to
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

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