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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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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
Jess Klein
October 23, 2021
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October 23, 2021

Jess Klein is playing at Fogartyville Saturday, October 23rd at 8pm! Over a career that spans two decades and has won her a devoted worldwide fan base, Jess Klein has pursued a remarkable creative evolution that’s seen her dig ever deeper for resonant emotional insights, while continuing to...

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  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center
525 Kumquat Ct.
Sarasota, FL 34236
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,”...

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  • 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...

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  • 8:00am - 5:00pm
TerraNova Equestrian Center
31625 Clay Gully Rd
Myakka City
Bradenton, FL 34251
October 24, 2021
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October 24, 2021

On-road scenic bike ride through some of the most beautiful, natural settings that southwest Florida offers, including views of the Myakkahatchee Creek, sponsored by People for Trees, a non-profit native tree advocacy group . Choose 15, 35, or 65 miles. The Tour de North Port is NOT a race....

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  • 8:00am - 2:00pm
Imagine School at North Port
2757 Sycamore St.
North Port, FL 34289
Fundraisers
October 24, 2021
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October 24, 2021

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Off the Handle Cycling studio for a charity ride on Sunday, October 24. The studio will be hosting two in-person rides, a traditional forty-five-minute class at 8:15 am, and a special forty-five-minute class at 9:30 am with live music from DJ Truth in...

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  • 8:15am - 11:30am
Off the Handle cycling studio
4061 Clark Road
Sarasota, FL 34233
October 9, 2021
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November 28, 2021

Selby Gardens’ annual Orchid Show brings together two of Sarasota, Florida’s most renowned legacies —orchids and the circus. Presented in collaboration with the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (The Ringling), The Orchid Show 2021: Aerialists from the Tree Top to the Big Top!, is presented...

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  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Downtown campus
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Carousel
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
  • 12:00pm - 10:00pm
The Mall at University Town Center
140 University Town Center Drive
Sarasota, FL 34243
Nightlife & Entertainment
September 25, 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,”...

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  • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Florida Studio Theatre - Bowne's Lab
1265 N Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
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
  • 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236

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