We have compiled a list of some of the best family-friendly events and destinations in the 941, so you can spend your Memorial Day Weekend in Sarasota enjoying time with your family. Most of these events are free, and many take place at area parks and beaches where the whole family can enjoy the fun and relaxing sun Florida has to offer.

Memorial Weekend Military Discount Creator's Farm and Garden

on Thursday, 25 May, 9:00 AM
at Creator's Farm and Garden
3025 Frederick Dr, Venice, FL 34292
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Creator’s Farm and Garden is a new agritourism business that offers an old Florida experience of touring grand oaks intermingled with lush gardens.


on Thursday, 25 May, 6:00 PM
at American Legion Kirby Stewart Post 24-Pavillion Rear of Buil
2000 75th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209
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Start your Memorial Day Weekend with a social hosted by MCRLC and Military Matters. Fun and honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Luminescence Festival" General Admission

on Friday, 26 May, 6:00 PM
at Downtown Wellen Park
19745 Wellen Park Blvd, Venice, FL 34293
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Enjoy an evening of illumination in Downtown Wellen! Join your community to place hundreds of glowing lanterns in a moment of reflection.

8th Annual SRQ VETS 5k Memorial Hike

on Saturday, 27 May, 8:00 AM
at JD Hamel Park
199 Bayfront Dr., Sarasota, FL 34236
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8th Annual 5k Memorial Hike SRQ VETS is hosting the 8th Annual Memorial 5K hike to honor the fallen heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice

on Monday, 29 May, 11:00 AM
at Snook Haven
5000 East Venice Avenue, Venice, FL 34292
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Don't miss the LAST Myakka River Blues Festival at the original Snook Haven in Venice on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29th, 11:00AM to 5:00PM