Spending time with loved ones is a definite highlight of the holidays, so plan on heading to these amazing family-friendly Christmas events in Sarasota that the entire family will enjoy in December.

Big Top Holidays

This family-friendly Christmas event in Sarasota is sure to astound and inspire even the most unenthused. Students from the Sailor Circus will perform at Nathan Benderson Park behind The Mall at University Town Center. These performers ages eight to 18 will fly on the trapeze, flip on columns of silk, and soar through the air in amazing acrobatics. Everyone in the family will enjoy this event that brings together the joy of the holiday season with the wonderment of the circus. Performances will take place from December 27 through December 30.

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Holidays at the Point

Though this event calls itself a simple family movie night, there will be a lot more for the family to do at Historic Spanish Point. On December 8 starting at 5 p.m., you can all enjoy some delicious holiday treats while watching the Christmas favorite, Elf. While you’re there, you can also make some beautiful holiday crafts to take home and listen in on a holiday story time. This family-friendly holiday event in Sarasota costs $15 per adult and $7 per child.

Country Christmas

Just northeast of Sarasota, Hunsader Farms is hosting a country Christmas for the whole family. Staring on December 14, this family-friendly Christmas event in Sarasota spans six nights from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. featuring thousands of holiday lights decorating the grounds. In addition to local bands performing, there will also be a s'mores station, hot chocolate, hay rides, train rides, pony rides, a petting zoo, and Christmas movies playing on a big screen, so there's plenty to do. This family-friendly Christmas celebration also features holiday treats including a s'mores station and hot chocolate. This event is free for children five years old and under. For all others, admission is $10 (cash-only).

These family-friendly Christmas events in Sarasota are sure to excite your children as well as fill you with child-like wonder at the magic of the holidays. Make this this Christmas one to remember!

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