merged photo of the venice fishing pier
The Venice Fishing Pier in 1974 and today (Photo: State Archive of Florida)
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The Celery Fields in 1930 and today (Photo: State Archives of Florida)

Sarasota County Centennial

Sarasota County is 100 years in the making. Discover the historical tales and how you can celebrate in 2021! 

Oh the stories this destination could tell! Good thing we’ve gathered some of the facts, photographs and stories to illustrate the fun—and sometimes not-so-fun—times that molded Sarasota County since its creation in 1921.

Hop into this digital time machine as you help Sarasota County celebrate it’s 100th anniversary in 2021! And, if you’re feeling extra festive, check out the official  Sarasota County Centennial and the community based Sarasota County Celebration websites for a list of events and activities to honor the occasion throughout the year.  

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