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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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October 21, 2021
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October 24, 2021

Enjoy a daily carnival with rides and games for all ages and favorite fair food, and a Fall Festival Saturday - Sunday from 11 am - 6 pm with family-fun entertainment and more.

Event parking and admission are free.

Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $35...

Hours
  • 5:00pm - 11:00pm
The Mall at University Town Center
140 University Town Center Drive
Sarasota, FL 34243
October 1, 2021
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October 31, 2021

Countless musical genres emerged during the first half of the 20th Century, and there was only one place you could find them all: The Jukebox. In this jazzy music revue, The Swingaroos put a dynamic twist on the Jukebox’s greatest hits, including “Get Your Kicks On Route 66,” “Heart and Soul,”...

Hours
  • 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Nightlife & Entertainment
September 10, 2021
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October 30, 2021

Countless musical genres emerged during the first half of the 20th Century, and there was only one place you could find them all: The Jukebox. In this jazzy music revue, The Swingaroos put a dynamic twist on the Jukebox’s greatest hits, including “Get Your Kicks On Route 66,” “Heart and Soul,”...

Hours
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Florida Studio Theatre - Bowne's Lab
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Hermitage Sunsets @ Selby Gardens: Memoir of a Mime
October 22, 2021
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October 22, 2021

Hermitage Sunsets @ Selby Gardens: Memoir of a Mime

featuring Hermitage Fellow Bill Bowers

Friday, October 22nd @ 6pm

Registration required.

Sharing selections from his in-progress memoir developed at the Hermitage, as well as other writing and performance pieces, “The...

Hours
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Downtown Sarasota
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
In Studio Performance Series featuring Natalie Helm
October 22, 2021
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November 13, 2021

In Studio Performance Series featuring Natalie Helm
First Performance: Bach Immersion I
In Person: Friday October 23rd 2021...

Hours
  • 7:00pm
Sarasota Contemporary Dance Home Studio
1400 Boulevard of the Arts
Suite 3
Sarasota, FL 34234
Nightlife & Entertainment
September 7, 2021
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October 31, 2021

Countless musical genres emerged during the first half of the 20th Century, and there was only one place you could find them all: The Jukebox. In this jazzy music revue, The Swingaroos put a dynamic twist on the Jukebox’s greatest hits, including “Get Your Kicks On Route 66,” “Heart and Soul,”...

Hours
  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Florida Studio Theatre - Bowne's Lab
1265 N Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
Program 1 - New World
October 22, 2021
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October 24, 2021

The Sarasota Ballet’s 31st Season opens with the return of Martha Graham’s Appalachian Spring, a vibrant tribute to pioneer life and a hallmark display of Americana. Set to a score commissioned by Graham from Aaron Copland, this bucolic tale of a 19th century Pennsylvania farmhouse weaves four...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
FSU Center for the Performing Arts
5555 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
October 1, 2021
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October 31, 2021

Countless musical genres emerged during the first half of the 20th Century, and there was only one place you could find them all: The Jukebox. In this jazzy music revue, The Swingaroos put a dynamic twist on the Jukebox’s greatest hits, including “Get Your Kicks On Route 66,” “Heart and Soul,”...

Hours
  • 9:00pm - 10:45pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
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The Event at TerraNova
October 22, 2021
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October 24, 2021

TerraNova Equestrian Center welcomes you to its inaugural event, The Event at TerraNova, Oct. 22-24. The Event at TerraNova showcases the Olympic sport of three-day eventing. Like an equestrian triathlon, eventing tests the abilities of horse and rider in three phases– dressage, cross-country...

Hours
  • 8:00am - 5:00pm
TerraNova Equestrian Center
31625 Clay Gully Rd
Myakka City
Bradenton, FL 34251
Classes, Expos & Workshops
October 23, 2021
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October 23, 2021

YOGA WITH TIGERS IS BACK!!
Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary invites you to Yoga With Tigers, in collaboration with Erika Cain, RYT-200. Yoga With Tigers is an ongoing series in Sarasota, Florida. **This event is sponsored by Yummy...

Hours
  • 8:45am - 10:00am
Big Cat Habitat
7101 Palmer Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34240

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