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Nightlife, Entertainment & Festivals

Sarasota nights mean live music. Breathtaking sunsets followed by a margarita at a tiki bar. Film festivals, live comedy shows and artistic performances. There's more to Sarasota nightlife than meets the eye.

From swanky drinks and a date-night dinner to a full-on bar-hopping extravaganza: Sarasota nightlife might not be South Beach, but there's plenty to do well into the morning hours. Check out a live music venue, head to one of our many craft beer bars boasting dozens of rotating taps, or sip a craft cocktail infused with flavors you've never tasted before.  

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Cabaret - Florida Studio Theatre's Cabaret Series has seen more than 65 original FST musical revues. Terence Fugate, arts writer for SCENE Magazine says, "If you have never attended a show at [FST's] Cabaret Theatre, you really don't know what you've been missing.
1241 N. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236-5602

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) is Sarasota’s contemporary theatre. Founded in 1973, FST has grown to a village of five theatres located in...

Sarasota Film Festival
323 Central Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
The Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) is recognized as a world-class platform for thought-provoking films from some of the best known and emerging...
Chalk Festival
Venice Airport
610 Airport Ave E
Venice, FL 34285

The 2022 Chalk Festival 'Resilience' will be held April 1-3 at the Venice Airport on the island of Venice, Florida. Mark your calendars to join...

Exterior of Urbanite Theatre
1487 Second St
Sarasota, FL 34236

Since 2015, Urbanite Theatre has been the premier destination for daring contemporary professional theatre in Sarasota. Urbanite Theatre is dedicated to bringing the...

Artistic Director & Maestro Joseph Caulkins - For the past 10 seasons as Artistic Director, Joseph Caulkins has consistently delivered innovative concert experiences through adventurous programming, unique collaborations and performances of new and rarely heard works.

He has taken audiences to unexpected places including: the world premiere of The Lake Isle by Ola Gjeilo; a dramatic performance of Richard Einhorn’s dynamic oratorio, Voices of Light, written to accompany Carl Dreyer’s 1928 silent film classic “The Passion of Joan of Arc,” a collaboration with the Sarasota Opera and the Sarasota Film Society; an innovative program titled Mozart Meets Radiohead with edgy string quintet Sybarite5; the US premiere of James Whitbourn’s Annelies, a setting of the Diary of Anne Frank, which the Herald-Tribune called a “Triumph;” and the highly acclaimed Cirque des Voix™, an innovative concert experience with The Circus Arts Conservatory, Sarasota.
1900 Main St
Ste 211
Sarasota, FL 34236

Key Chorale, the Suncoast’s premier symphonic chorus, is dedicated to transforming lives through innovative programming, artistic excellence, educational outreach and service to...

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