Events in the Sarasota, Siesta Key, Venice Area.

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

Tour the outdoor museum and amphitheater featuring 5 large public works of art by nationally known artists and a granite map showing the global outreach of the US military. Documentary photography tells stories with the themes of service, patriotism, and freedom. Tours are offered each week (except holidays) on Tuesdays at [...]   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


Circus Sarasota presents an international all-star lineup with an unparalleled array of thrilling acts under the Big Top. More than 2 weeks of performances from February 16 – March 10, 2024. Top performances under the Ulla Searing Big Top at Nathan Benderson Park’s Regatta Island, next to the rowing/judge’s tower. Call or [...]   Read More


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


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


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


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


Enjoy a free outdoor movie night at The Oval at The Bay Park in Sarasota. Bring your blankets, a picnic, children, grandchildren, and good dogs for a fun-filled evening of family-friendly entertainment under the stars. Movie showing times vary based on the season. Call or visit website for additional information.   Read More


Circus Sarasota presents an international all-star lineup with an unparalleled array of thrilling acts under the Big Top. More than 2 weeks of performances from February 16 – March 10, 2024. Top performances under the Ulla Searing Big Top at Nathan Benderson Park’s Regatta Island, next to the rowing/judge’s tower. Call or [...]   Read More


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