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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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The Sarasota-Manatee Originals Present: Original Eats Sponsored by Boar's Head
January 15, 2021
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January 31, 2021

Original Eats is an epicurean adventure providing insight into the area’s unique culinary culture!

The inaugural Original Eats will take place Friday, January 15 to Sunday, January 31, 2021 to support the local restaurant industry. For this limited time, participating Sarasota-Manatee...

Hours
  • 12:00am - 12:00pm
Restaurants throughout Sarasota, Venice, and Bradenton
Various Locations
Sarasota, FL 34239
Embracing Our Differences outdoor art exhibit
January 20, 2021
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April 1, 2021

Since 2004, Embracing Our Differences has used the power of art and prose to promote diversity. One way it accomplishes this is through its annual, juried international outdoor art exhibition consisting of 50 billboard-sized works of art, each accompanied by an inspirational quote. The response...

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  • 7:00am - 11:00pm
Bayfront Park
5 Bayfront Dr
Sarasota, FL 34236
Fundraisers
January 17, 2021
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February 14, 2021

Junior League Sustainers in partnership with the Tidewell Foundation and Leadership Sarasota is hosting a linen donation drive from January 17 to February 14. You can help us create a closet of donated linens available to Tidewell Hospice’s field teams for patients who need sheets and towels for...

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  • 7:00am - 7:00pm
1945 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34236
Brunch on the Bay is scheduled Jan. 24, 2021
January 24, 2021
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January 24, 2021

The 27th Annual Brunch on the Bay is scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. This year’s Brunch will be a “hybrid” event, as we will hold the in-person Brunch at the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, while simultaneously hosting a “Virtual Brunch” for other guests, who...

Hours
  • 11:30am - 1:30pm
USF Sarasota-Manatee campus
8350 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
Sarasota Scavenger Hunt: Sarasota Spectacles
September 26, 2019
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December 31, 2021

On Florida's west coast shores you'll find a wealth of art and architecture. On this culture-filled Sarasota scavenger hunt, we explore the epic sculptures, iconic buildings and Sarasota Bay.

Who's stealing the show on Island Park? Which world-famous performer left his mark on the city?...

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  • 12:00pm
1565 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
1565 1st St, Sarasota
Sarasota, FL 34236
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The Sarasota-Manatee Originals Present: Original Eats Sponsored by Boar's Head
January 15, 2021
to
January 31, 2021

Original Eats is an epicurean adventure providing insight into the area’s unique culinary culture!

The inaugural Original Eats will take place Friday, January 15 to Sunday, January 31, 2021 to support the local restaurant industry. For this limited time, participating Sarasota-Manatee...

Hours
  • 12:00am - 12:00pm
Restaurants throughout Sarasota, Venice, and Bradenton
Various Locations
Sarasota, FL 34239
Embracing Our Differences outdoor art exhibit
January 20, 2021
to
April 1, 2021

Since 2004, Embracing Our Differences has used the power of art and prose to promote diversity. One way it accomplishes this is through its annual, juried international outdoor art exhibition consisting of 50 billboard-sized works of art, each accompanied by an inspirational quote. The response...

Hours
  • 7:00am - 11:00pm
Bayfront Park
5 Bayfront Dr
Sarasota, FL 34236
Fundraisers
January 17, 2021
to
February 14, 2021

Junior League Sustainers in partnership with the Tidewell Foundation and Leadership Sarasota is hosting a linen donation drive from January 17 to February 14. You can help us create a closet of donated linens available to Tidewell Hospice’s field teams for patients who need sheets and towels for...

Hours
  • 7:00am - 7:00pm
1945 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34236
Storytellers: Faith Ringgold + Aminah Robinson
January 11, 2021
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February 12, 2021

A truly compelling narrative has transformative power. As stories become alive and engage they teach us about our communities, our histories and ourselves. Ringgold + Robinson: Storytellers, is a two-artist exhibition featuring a mini survey of mixed media artworks by legendary African American...

Hours
  • 9:00am - 3:00pm
Ringling College of Art and Design, Stulberg Gallery
1188 Dr. Martin Luther King Way
Sarasota, FL 34234

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