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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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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...

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  • 10:00am - 4:30pm
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Downtown Sarasota campus
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Classes, Expos & Workshops
January 19, 2022
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January 19, 2022

Sarasota Audubon Society Nature Center Workshop: CLIMATE CHANGE

On JANUARY 19, 2022 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, Karen Willey, Sarasota Audubon Climate Change Point Person will present “Let’s Talk Climate: It’s Easier Than You Think.” The majority of Americans know that climate change is happening...

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  • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Nature Center
999 Center Road
Sarasota, FL 34240
Beautiful—The Carol King Musical
January 18, 2022
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January 19, 2022

BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most...

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  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
November 10, 2021
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May 25, 2022

Your favorite weeknight hangout has arrived at its new home, Waterside Place, the newest town center in Lakewood Ranch!
| 6-9 PM, Every Wednesday, starting November 10, 2021 - May, 2022 |
- New food trucks + dessert truck each week
- Weekly live music from local artists
- Night...

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  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Waterside Place at Lakewood Ranch
7500 Island Cove Terrace
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
Forbidden Broadway
January 19, 2022
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January 30, 2022

Jan. 19-22, 25-29 at 7:30pm
Jan. 23, 29-30 at 2pm
In this long-running Off-Broadway hit musical revue, Broadway’s greatest musical legends meet Broadway’s greatest satirist in this hilarious, loving and endlessly entertaining tribute to some of the theatre’s greatest stars and songwriters...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Studio 1130
3501 South Tamiami Trail, Suite 1130
Sarasota, FL 34239
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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  • 7:30pm
FSU Center for the Performing Arts
5555 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
Ruby
January 12, 2022
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February 26, 2022

The world premiere show “Ruby” is a musical retelling by WBTT founder/artistic director Nate Jacobs and his brother, Michael Jacobs, of the shocking killing of a White doctor in Live Oak, Florida, by a Black woman, Ruby McCollum. Ruby McCollum’s name has gone down in history as the wealthy Black...

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  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
1012 N Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
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December 16, 2021
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March 17, 2022

Sarasota Audubon Society (SAS) Guided Walks: The Celery Fields, Third Thursdays

Join expert birders from the SAS Survey Team for a morning of birding at the Celery Fields. Meet at the Nature Center at 8:00 am on the third Thursdays of these months: Dec 16, 2021, Jan 20, 2022, Feb 17, 2022...

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  • 8:00am - 10:00am
Celery Fields
6893 Palmer Blvd
Sarasota, 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

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