Festivals Events & Things to Do
Near Bradenton & Sarasota
A Journey Through India
at The Ringling
Explore the many cultures of India! This three-day festival celebrates Indian performance, food, dance, music, and art at The Ringling April 26-28, 2019.
12th ANNUAL PRE-CINCO DE MAYO PUB CRAWL
at WEST PARK VILLAGE
Come enjoy the best of West Park Village while supporting a great cause!
at Common Grounds Meeting Hall
With almost four decades of performing festivals, concert halls, coffeehouses, colleges, and house concerts, along with a half dozen acclaimed CDs, Bernice Lewis has built a solid national fan base.
Forks & Corks Winemaker Events
at Sarasota-Manatee Originals
Enjoy a variety of events at participating Originals restaurants featuring visiting winemakers paired with area's best chefs.
Sarasota Veg Fest
at Sarasota Fairgrounds
Save the date! May 4, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sarasota Veg Fest 2019
at Sarasota Veg Fest
Sarasota Veg Fest will be BACK on May 4th, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., to bring another AMAZING celebration of health, compassion, and environmental regeneration to the Sarasota/Bradenton communities and beyond!
Braden River Bluegrass Festival
at Linger Lodge Restaurant & RV Campground
Live music all day on the Braden River.
Forks & Corks University Master Class
at Michael's On East
Forks & Corks University is the ultimate way to meet the brightest and the best of the wine world! Forks & Corks University Master Class is a Wine Seminar led by 7 world-renowned wine industry professionals and winemakers.
SALSA Cinco de Mayo
at Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks
Get ready to spice things up during the 2nd Annual SALSA Cinco De Mayo Festival! One of Florida Best Promotion's signature events, the FLBPI Salsa Festival celebrates food, music and dance at the historic Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks.
10 Annual Harvey Milk Festival!
at JD Hamel Park
10 Annual Harvey Milk Festival! by Harvey Milk Festival
Harvey Milk Festival Presents: The BASSment
at 500 Tallevast Rd
The BASSment DANCE • PERFORMANCE ART • MUSIC • SPOKEN WORD • FILM
Sarasota International Dragon Boat Festival
at Nathan Benderson Park
Welcoming both competitive and recreational teams, the 2nd annual Sarasota International Dragon Boat Festival is a must do on the Florida dragon boat calendar.
10 Annual Harvey Milk Festival! MUSIC
at JD Hamel Park
We are celebrating 10 years in our community. Bringing the community together and creating a catalyst for change through the arts.
The Downtown Sarasota Craft Festival
at 1 Central Ave
The show will be located in the heart of Downtown Sarasota in 5 Points Park, on Central and First Street.
2019 Tribute to Heroes Parade Participant or Sponsor Registration
at Main Street At Lakewood Ranch
Each year thousands of attendees line the streets of Main Street in support of our local veterans and heroes!
St Armands Seafood & Music Festival
at st. Armands Circle Park
Join Us Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26, 2019 for the 3rd Annual St. Armand’s Seafood & Music Festival.