Sarasota Area Events

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.

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the official opening of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. To celebrate, the annual Orchid Show will honor the founder, Marie Selby, and highlight the accomplishments of the many notable women who have built on her legacy and helped to make Selby Gardens home to the [...]   Read More


Community run/walk event at Sarasota-Bradenton’s Nathan Benderson Park, will be both a two-day, in-person run and a virtual event. Staggered starts for the on-site run/walk will ensure social distancing and runner safety. Runners will select and schedule their start time from time blocks 4-5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Eve. Wednesday, Nov. 25 [...]   Read More


Community run/walk event at Sarasota-Bradenton’s Nathan Benderson Park, will be both a two-day, in-person run and a virtual event. Staggered starts for the on-site run/walk will ensure social distancing and runner safety. Runners will select and schedule their start time from time blocks 4-5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Eve. Wednesday, Nov. 25 [...]   Read More


This year marks the 45th anniversary of the official opening of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. To celebrate, the annual Orchid Show will honor the founder, Marie Selby, and highlight the accomplishments of the many notable women who have built on her legacy and helped to make Selby Gardens home to the [...]   Read More


This year marks the 45th anniversary of the official opening of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. To celebrate, the annual Orchid Show will honor the founder, Marie Selby, and highlight the accomplishments of the many notable women who have built on her legacy and helped to make Selby Gardens home to the [...]   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. COVID-19 UPDATE 8/1/20 – Market hours are 7 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine. CUSTOMER CODE OF CONDUCT: Stay home if you are sick or have been in contact [...]   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 12 noon May through December, 8 a.m. to [...]   Read More


This year marks the 45th anniversary of the official opening of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. To celebrate, the annual Orchid Show will honor the founder, Marie Selby, and highlight the accomplishments of the many notable women who have built on her legacy and helped to make Selby Gardens home to the [...]   Read More


The Village Holiday Parade which will begin at Avenida del Mare and Beach Road at 5:30 PM traveling north on Beach Road onto Ocean Blvd. into the Village. Many businesses and local groups will be participating in the parade and welcoming Santa to Siesta Village. If you would like to participate [...]   Read More


Over three thousand enthusiastic and creative participants representing approximately 120 local companies, schools, churches, social organizations, and music groups join together to make this community family event fun for all ages. Pre-parade activities begin at 5 p.m. and the parade begins at 7 p.m. For additional information call or visit [...]   Read More


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