Christmas in Bradenton & Sarasota, Florida 2020 is celebrated through family activities and Christmas weekend events. Christmas is not just about shopping for the holidays, but its also about doing things with friends & family. There are many things to do for Christmas in Bradenton & Sarasota Florida. Check out the events directory to find out whats going on in Bradenton & Sarasota for the holiday season.

Things to Do for Christmas in Bradenton & Sarasota 2020

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2019 Christmas

Santa Paws

Santa Paws

on 6:00 PM
at The Mall at University Town Center
140 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota, FL 34243
Attending Interested

Bring your furry family and friends for a special meet & greet with Santa in Grand Court!

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Holiday Thrift-A-Thon in Bradenton and Sarasota

Holiday Thrift-A-Thon in Bradenton and Sarasota

on Tuesday, 3 Dec, 2019 9:30 AM
at Walmart Super Center Parking Lot
4481 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, FL 34233
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An entire day of Thrift shopping, Christmas song singing, and Eggnog drinking fun!

Photos with Santa

Photos with Santa

on Wednesday, 4 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at Lakewood Ranch Cinemas
10715 Rodeo Dr, Bradenton, FL 34202
Attending Interested

Join us during the holiday season and get your photo taken with Santa Wednesday, December 4th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at no cost only at Lakewood Ranch Cinemas!

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some)

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some)

on Thursday, 5 Dec, 2019 7:30 PM
at Manatee Performing Arts Center
502 Third Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205
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December 5-22

Sledding with Santa

Sledding with Santa

on Friday, 6 Dec, 2019 5:30 PM
at Lakewood Ranch Branch YMCA - Manatee YMCA
5100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34211
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FREE COMMUNITY EVENT! Bring the whole family to the Lakewood Ranch Family YMCA and enjoy treats, hot chocolate, arts and crafts with Santa and Sledding on REAL SNOW! Don’t forget your cameras!

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22nd Annual Jingle & Jog 5K

22nd Annual Jingle & Jog 5K

on Saturday, 7 Dec, 2019 8:00 AM
at The Haven
4405 Desoto Road, Sarasota, FL 34235
Attending Interested

Join us on Saturday, December 7th for the 22nd Annual Jingle and Jog 5K Run/Walk benefitting The Haven!

Pictures & donuts with Santa

Pictures & donuts with Santa

on Saturday, 7 Dec, 2019 10:00 AM
at Children's World
4525 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233
Attending Interested

Santa Claus is coming to town!

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Sarasota Christmas Glow Run 5k

Sarasota Christmas Glow Run 5k

on Saturday, 7 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at Nathan Benderson Park
5851 Nathan Benderson Cir, Sarasota, FL 34235
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This fun family friendly festive event features dozens of Christmas decorations at the start and finish line and music that creates an atmosphere that will get your Christmas season started off right!

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Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

on Sunday, 8 Dec, 2019 9:00 AM
at Ed's Tavern Lakewood Ranch
10719 Rodeo Dr, Bradenton, FL 34202
Attending Interested

Come enjoy breakfast with Santa and take free pictures with the kiddos!

Hillbilly-Gospel Brunch Christmas Edition

Hillbilly-Gospel Brunch Christmas Edition

on Sunday, 8 Dec, 2019 11:00 AM
at Birdrock Taco Shack
1004 10th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205
Attending Interested

Hillbilly-Gospel Brunch is back with a vengeance The best band you havent heard of will blow your socks off BrownBagBrassBand brings it huge!!

White Christmas presented by Sarasota High School

White Christmas presented by Sarasota High School

on Wednesday, 11 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at Sarasota high school
2155 Bahia Vista Street, sarasota, fl 34239
Attending Interested

Based on the Paramount Pictures Film

A Classic Crosley Christmas

A Classic Crosley Christmas

on Thursday, 12 Dec, 2019 7:30 PM
at Manatee Performing Arts Center
502 Third Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205
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December 12-22

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SANTA`S 2019 at Fishermen’s Village

SANTA`S 2019 at Fishermen’s Village

on Friday, 13 Dec, 2019 3:00 PM
at Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade #57A, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Attending Interested

(Bring your camera to capture the moment)

Paint with Santa

Paint with Santa

on Friday, 13 Dec, 2019 4:00 PM
at Arts A Blaze Studio
8111 Lakewood Main Street Unit 107, Bradenton, FL 34202
Attending Interested

Please arrive 15 minutes in advance of your booked time to check in and choose the piece of bisque you would like to place your prints--next to SANTAS on!

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Holiday Stroll

Holiday Stroll

on Friday, 13 Dec, 2019 5:00 PM
at Gecko’s Grill & Pub Southside Village
1900 Hillview Street, Sarasota, FL 34239
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Holiday Stroll on Friday, Dec. 13 in Southside Village to benefit Girls, Inc. with Santa, ice slide, climbing wall and of course big kid libations…a good time for a good cause!

Jingle Bell Run - Manasota presented by Gettel Automotive Group

Jingle Bell Run - Manasota presented by Gettel Automotive Group

on Friday, 13 Dec, 2019 5:00 PM
at Nathan Benderson Park
5851 Nathan Benderson Cir, Sarasota, FL 34235
Attending Interested

Register Today at http://JBR.org/Manasota!

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Holidays Around The Ranch

on Friday, 13 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at Lakewood Ranch Main Street
8100 Lakewood Main St, Bradenton, FL 34202
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Lakewood Ranch Community Activities welcomes you to our annual holiday celebration of magical charm for all to enjoy. Bring in the holidays by watching Santa Claus’ grand entrance in his beautiful horse drawn carriage, decorated in lights and garland.

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NightmAre BefOre Christmas Party

NightmAre BefOre Christmas Party

on Friday, 13 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at Shamrock Pub
2257 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34237
Attending Interested

It's our annual holiday get together! Join us for food, drinks, a gift exchange and fun! Please RSVP so we know how many to plan for!

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John Patti's 'A Calyp-Soul Christmas' Show

on Friday, 13 Dec, 2019 7:30 PM
at The Players Centre for Performing Arts
838 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34236
Attending Interested

In it's 7th year, "A Calyp-Soul Christmas" is back for ONE NIGHT ONLY, bringing the sound of the islands to the holiday season!

Breakfast With Santa

Breakfast With Santa

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 8:30 AM
at GROVE
10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Attending Interested

Meet jolly old Saint Nicholas himself while indulging on a delicious breakfast buffet created by our onsite culinary team!

A Night Before Christmas

A Night Before Christmas

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 10:00 AM
at GT Bray Park
5502 33rd Avenue Drive West, Bradenton, FL 34209
Attending Interested

Get ready for family fun at the annual Night Before Christmas event at GT Bray! Santa will be visiting the park to meet with all the children.

DIY Christmas Ornaments

DIY Christmas Ornaments

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 10:00 AM
at Children's World & Children's World Uniform Supply
4525 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34233
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Trim your tree with handmade ornaments

SantaFest & Holiday Gift Market

SantaFest & Holiday Gift Market

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 12:00 PM
at Westfield Siesta Key
3501 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34239
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Westfield Siesta Key is welcoming Santa in a big way at this year's Holiday celebration! We invite you to experience the first annual SantaFest & Siesta Key Gift Market on December 14th.

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Candy Cane Hunt

Candy Cane Hunt

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 1:00 PM
at Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex
2650 Waldemere St, Sarasota, FL 34239
Attending Interested

Santa’s elves have hidden candy canes throughout the park and it’s up to you to find them! Some will be hidden high and some hidden low. Prizes will be awarded to those who find the prize candy canes.

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Christmas At Woody's

Christmas At Woody's

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 2:00 PM
at Woody's River Roo
5717 18th St E, Ellenton, FL 34222
Attending Interested

Free Christmas Show for all my Florida friends and fans.

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Christmas With Clover's Revenge & Black Velvet Band

Christmas With Clover's Revenge & Black Velvet Band

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 3:30 PM
at Big Top Brewing Company
6111 B Porter Way, Sarasota, FL 34232
Attending Interested

Please join us as we celebrate the Holiday Season with The Black Velvet Band & Clover's Revenge at Big Top Brewery!

1st Annual Christmas For 22Q

1st Annual Christmas For 22Q

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 4:30 PM
at Gecko’s Grill & Pub Southside Village
1900 Hillview Street, Sarasota, FL 34239
Attending Interested

Looking forward to getting together, seeing old friends, making new friends, networking for our children and just having a good time. Great Food, good vibes, raffles and Santa too!

4th Annual Ugly Sweater Crawl: Sarasota

4th Annual Ugly Sweater Crawl: Sarasota

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 5:00 PM
at Sarasota Bars Evie's:
1560 Main St Check in from 5-7pm, Sarasota, FL 34236
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4th Annual Ugly Sweater Crawl: Sarasota

Annual Ugly Sweater Crawl: Sarasota 2019

Annual Ugly Sweater Crawl: Sarasota 2019

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 5:00 PM
at Evie's Tavern & Grill on Main St.
1560 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236
Attending Interested

The 4th annual Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl is here on 12/14 and we want the city of Sarasota to join in on the fun.

Reindeer River Run 5K

Reindeer River Run 5K

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at Downtown Bradenton
12th Street West & 3rd Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205
Attending Interested

The Inaugural Reindeer River Run 5k is a festive event you won’t want to miss! Each registration supports the Foundation for Dreams' mission of celebrating the abilities and developing the strengths of children with special needs and chronic illness

4th Annual Ugly Sweater Crawl: Sarasota

4th Annual Ugly Sweater Crawl: Sarasota

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at Sarasota Bars
Participants: Evie's Tavern & Grill on Main St.
Evie's: 1560 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236
Attending Interested

The 4th annual Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl is here on 12/14 and we want the city of Sarasota to join in on the fun. Get that Goodwill sweater, find those tacky holiday pants, and get ready to jingle bell ROCK!

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Krampus Christmas Party! DirtyRottenSnake,ReturntoSaturn,Dr McG

Krampus Christmas Party! DirtyRottenSnake,ReturntoSaturn,Dr McG

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 8:00 PM
at Sarasota Sky
1927 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236
Attending Interested

Naughty kids only! Come celebrate Santa's evil twin at our Krampus Christmas Party, sponsored by Playin' With Dead Things!

Krampus Party! Dirty Rotten Snake, Return2Saturn, Pour Decisons

Krampus Party! Dirty Rotten Snake, Return2Saturn, Pour Decisons

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 8:00 PM
at Sarasota Sky Bar & Club
1927 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34236
Attending Interested

Naughty kids only! Come celebrate Santa's evil twin at our Krampus Christmas Party, sponsored by Playin' With Dead Things! Music by: Dirty Rotten Snake in the Grass (New Orleans) Return to Saturn Pour Decision

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

on Sunday, 15 Dec, 2019 8:00 AM
at Old Salty Dog City Island
1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236
Attending Interested

Our annual breakfast with Santa celebration! Again this year our friends at the Sarasota Police Department will be joining us along with our friend Peggy and her beautiful horses doing carriage rides.

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An Old Florida Christmas

An Old Florida Christmas

on Sunday, 15 Dec, 2019 11:00 AM
at Manatee Village Historical Park
1404 Manatee Avenue East, Bradenton, FL 34208
Attending Interested

Celebrate old-fashioned holiday traditions with our beautifully decorated buildings, live music, make-and-take crafts, vintage silent films, food vendors, and more.

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The Pops! Presents A Christmas Carol The Concert

The Pops! Presents A Christmas Carol The Concert

on Sunday, 15 Dec, 2019 3:00 PM
at Riverview Performing Arts Center
1 Ram Way, Sarasota, FL 34231
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Ring in the holidays with Charles Dickens’ beloved Christmas Carol as you’ve never seen or heard it before.

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First Church's Annual Christmas Gala and Carol Sing

First Church's Annual Christmas Gala and Carol Sing

on Sunday, 15 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at First United Methodist Church
104 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
Attending Interested

The 2019 edition of our much-anticipated Christmas concert features The Michael Treni Big Band, the First Church Singers, and organist Michael Stuart playing First Church’s impressive Moller-Buzzard pipe organ.

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Tumbler cup DIY

Tumbler cup DIY

on Monday, 16 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at Create U DIY Workshop
5045 Fruitville Rd Unit 135, Sarasota, FL 34232
Attending Interested

Make your own Christmas Tree Truck Tumbler 2 sizes available

2019 The Jingle 5K

2019 The Jingle 5K

on Friday, 20 Dec, 2019 4:00 PM
at Lakewood Ranch Main Street
8100 Lakewood Main St, Bradenton, FL 34202
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One of the largest and most cheerful 5K races in the area, The Jingle 5K is a race that runners and walkers participate in year after year. Last year we had over 1,900 registrations!

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Christmas Is Coming @ Chester’s Reef

Christmas Is Coming @ Chester’s Reef

on Friday, 20 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at Chester's Reef
6523 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231
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Christmas in Gulf Gate Village Jingle Bell F’ing Rock....Jack’D Up style

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The gelato, pastries, and sandwiches are all delicious. I wasn't expecting such a solid spread, but man am I happy I went in!
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A laid back atmosphere with a great variety of Asian cuisine. Their Pad Thai is my favorite in the Sarasota area!
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The modern eclectic atmosphere can't be beat! The food is incredible and you can tell the ingredients are extremely fresh. I recommend attending their wine, cheese, and chocolate tastings!
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The best icecream in Sarasota by far!
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Their food is delicious and the drink specials are awesome. Can't beat half-priced margaritas during happy hour!

Bradenton & Sarasota Guide

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