Upcoming Events in Southwest Florida


There is a possibility of last minute changes or cancelations of events. Please contact the hosting organization or location for the most accurate information.

Colorful, larger-than-life canvases integrating powerful imagery and thought-provoking messages celebrating diversity. The scale and impact of this outdoor exhibition has continued to grow, attracting over two million visitors since its inception. (Park entrance is located at the corner of Ringling Boulevard and Bayfront Drive/US Route 41). Call for more information.   Read More


Free Naturalist guided nature walk - boardwalk, Bay, and beach December - April. Learn the importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. The Walk is approximately 2 hours. Bring a hat, water, and wear sunscreen. Reservations are required. Starting [...]   Read More


Yoga on the beach Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 5:30 – 6:30pm, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 8:30 – 9:30am. Just south of the Apollo condominium and Sunset Grille Beach Bar. Park in the public lot on Swallow Avenue. Registration is not required. Bring water, yoga mat or towel. [...]   Read More


Fresh produce, flowers, dog treats, art, orchids, jewelry, seafood, baked goods, honey, and more. Rain or shine Every Wednesday 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. November through mid-April. Leashed pets welcome.   Read More


The market features food trucks, arts and crafts, live music, and local produce from over 50 vendors. A free, docent-led tour of Edson Keith Mansion begins promptly at 10 a.m. Ample free parking is available, and dogs are welcome. The market is sponsored by Friends of Sarasota County Parks and [...]   Read More


Guided beach tours are led by Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation and Sanibel Sea School. Sanibel Island offers world-class beachcombing, birding, and wildlife-watching opportunities. Join knowledgeable marine science educators for a casual guided beach walk to explore what's washed ashore. Look for fascinating animals and learn about shell biology. A guide will happily answer [...]   Read More


Classes are held on the pure crystal sands of Siesta Key Public Beach between the Green and Blue Lifeguard Stand Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Plan to arrive a little early to find a good spot on the sand from where you can see and [...]   Read More


This small group guided walking tour introduces you to interesting botanical specimens while providing a historic overview of the development of the estate. The Ringling has over 2,350 trees representing native, exotic, historical, and culturally significant trees. The tour is 90 minutes long and takes place entirely outdoors. Participants are [...]   Read More


The Sarasota Concert Association presents Music Matinees, featuring exceptional regional musicians performing a variety of musical styles from classical to jazz to blue grass and more. All concerts are at 2pm at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Sarasota. Admission is free but registration is required. Online reservations are available starting [...]   Read More


Free Jazz concert presented by the Gentlemen of Jazz at the Gazebo in Centennial Park downtown Venice, Florida. Bring a blanket or chairs. Call or visit website for additional information.   Read More