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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...

Exterior of Urbanite Theatre
1487 Second Street
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...

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...

Building front
707 N Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34236

Four Galleries exhibiting local, regional, and international artists.

Free and Open to the public Mon-Sat 10am-5pm.

Art Center Sarasota’s mission is to provide...

7368_640x480.jpg - Key Chorale Logo
1233C S Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239

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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