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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.

Current Exhibits

There's always something happening on Florida's Gulf Coast. Find out what exhibits are showing during your stay!

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Chapel on the Beach
October 23, 2022
November 27, 2023

Siesta Key Chapel presents "Chapel on the Beach." Join us for music, prayer, and a short homily, all to the Glory of God. This ecumenical service will last approx. 30 min. Feel free to bring your beach chairs or blankets, as we worship together in the beauty of nature.

  • 8:00am - 8:30am
Sunset Point Pier
10 Beach Rd.
Siesta Key, FL 34242
Classes, Expos & Workshops
November 19, 2022
November 27, 2022

To celebrate the season of thanks, Mote is offering a cornucopia of family-friendly programs. From guided tours to dip netting in the bay, we have special activities to help you enjoy time with those dearest to you. Grab your family and friends and make some #MoteMemories!

  • 8:30am
Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236
November 25, 2022
November 27, 2022

Nov 25-27, 2022 - 2nd Annual “Fall Classic” Sports Card Show - Hotel Venezia Banquet Center, 425 US 41 By-Pass North, Venice, FL 34285. Show Hours: Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 9am-4pm; Sun 9am-3pm. Dealers will be buying...

  • 9:00am - 3:00pm
Hotel Venezia
425 US 41 By-Pass North
Venice, FL 34285
November 7, 2021
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,...

  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
Waterside Place
1561 Lakefront Drive
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
Food & Drink
October 9, 2022
April 30, 2023

Feed Your Mind, Body and Soul!The Meadows Farmers Market is returning this fall for Season 2, happening every Sunday 10am to 2pm until April 30, 2023!Join us for all your local favorite food, music, art, and more!We are excited to be back and have lots of surprises for the community this season!...

  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
Meadows Farmers Market
5041 Ringwood Meadow
Bldg G-2
Sarasota, FL 34235
October 21, 2022
December 4, 2022

Siblings Mordy and Jane have a problem. Their dreadful, centenarian grandfather is an emotional and financial tax on the family, and he just won’t die. Scheming almost entirely via sarcastic and misspelled text messages, the siblings hatch an outrageous plan to relieve their family of their...

  • 2:00pm
Urbanite Theatre
1487 2nd Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Visual Arts
November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Works by James Whitbourn and Jake Runestad incorporate texts of luminaries and mystics laced with Indian soundscapes, invoking musical settings which are radiant, peaceful and luminous. Black composer Margaret Bonds’ rarely heard 1954 cantata The Ballad of the Brown King, sets texts by Harlem...

  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sarasota Opera House
61 N. Pineapple Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Drag Queen Bingo
December 22, 2021
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.

  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bahi Hut
4675 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234
Daniel Tosh: Florida Trash Tour
November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Best known from the Comedy Central show Tosh.O, DANIEL TOSH will perform an evening of stand up comedy.

Daniel Tosh owns all rights in the content and materials delivered during his performance (the “Materials”). Any use of the Materials without the express prior written consent of Daniel...

  • 7:30pm
Van Wezel
777 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
Something Rotten!
November 9, 2022
January 1, 2023

In Elizabethan England, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are stuck in the shadow of the Renaissance rock star known as “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing, and acting—all at the same time—Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s...

  • 8:00pm - 10:30pm
Florida Studio Theatre
1265 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236


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