Events in the Sarasota, Siesta Key, Venice Area.

Due to Coronavirus (Covid-19) there is a possibility of last minute cancelations of events. Please contact the hosting organization or location for cancellation information.

A complete list of upcoming events. We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

Free sunset celebration event takes place year-round at the main beach area of Nokomis Public Beach on Casey Key each Saturday and Wednesday evening, approximately 2 hours before sunset. Celebrate life, relax, and encounter rhythmic beats, dancing, hoopers, spinners, and a spectacular sunset.   Read More


A dramatic fireworks display at midnight on Sarasota Bay hosted by Marina Jack. Call for additional information.   Read More


Features a wide variety of local produce, plants, prepared foods, and artisan crafts Every Saturday (rain or shine). Call or visit website for additional information. Please note: Vendor map is subject to change. Please subscribe to the E-Newsletter for the latest map delivered to your inbox each week!     Read More


Join a local Parks & Rec. expert naturalist on a guided walking tour of Lido beach. Learn about the local flora, fauna, geology, and geography, as well as seasonal migrations, blooms, and natural history. A must for avid birders of all ages. Visit website for registration and additional information.   Read More


Offering local and organic fresh produce, wild caught Florida seafood, fresh bakery items, citrus trees, plants and herbs, handmade artisan food items, paella, fresh roasted coffee, unique arts and crafts, jewelry, photography, live music, and more Every Saturday morning, 8 a.m. to noon April through September, 8 a.m. to 1 [...]   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


Enjoy over one million lights and themed decorations throughout Fishermen's Village from November 13 - December 31, 2022. Holiday music is featured each day and Santa also makes frequent appearances! Open to the public during all regular and extended hours of operation. Call or visit website for additional information.   Read More


Ring in the New Year at Downtown Sarasota Block Party and Pineapple Drop Celebration. The ‘party kicks off at Friday, December 31 at 1 p.m. with amusement rides and games at Five Points Park, live music at Main St. and Lemon Avenue, food, drinks and food available on the street and [...]   Read More


A Tropical Holiday Celebration at Selby Botanical Gardens downtown Sarasota campus Select nights December 10, 2022 – January 5, 2023. More than two million lights illuminate the gardens, and walkways are transformed into sensory light tunnels. Visitors will have the opportunity to stroll through magical gardens filled with beautifully lit flowers, [...]   Read More


Bring your drums and your rhythm, and enjoy the sunset and this community drum circle with an eclectic crowd of participants, spectators, and belly dancing. This free event takes place every Sunday usually about an hour before sunset. Located south of the main pavilion on Siesta Beach, on Siesta Key.   Read More


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