Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and gives people the opportunity to get outside and enjoy fun activities with family. It's also is an important day to recognize the sacrifices made by those who have served in the U.S. military.
Sarasota offers plenty of opportunities to pay respect to the holiday while also enjoying a relaxing day away from the office. Here are some of the top activities going on in Sarasota on Memorial Day:
Whatever you choose to do on Memorial Day in Sarasota, make it an occasion to spend quality time with family and remember our courageous military members.
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Memorial Day Pub Crawl
at Daiquiri Deck | Siesta Key Village
Memorial Day 2019 is right around the corner! Wave your Red, White & Blue loud and proud, cause The Block That Roxx is back this May 26th for our annual Memorial Day Pub Crawl!
Memorial Day Craft
at Learning Express Toys of University Park
Show off your patriotism and celebrate the upcoming Memorial Day by creating a patriotic wreath.
Memorial Day Weekend on the River
at Caddy's At The Pointe
Join us in honoring those who have served our country this weekend.
3rd Annual St. Armands Seafood & Music Festival
at St. Armands Circle Park
Want to enjoy a weekend of pure relaxation? Then join us Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26, 2019 in St. Armands Circle Park for the 3rd Annual St. Armand’s Seafood & Music Festival. Food and live music begin Friday evening from 4pm-10pm. The event continues Saturday 11am-
Memorial Day Weekend Flag Placement
at Sarasota National Cemetery
Memorial Day Flag Placement.
4th Annual 5k Memorial Hike
at JD Hamel Park
4th Annual 5k Memorial Hike to honor our fallen Brothers & Sisters $25.00 donation gets you an event tee shirt food, soft drinks, beer, games and music and more. Along with raffle items & 50/50 drawing and more.
An Old Fashioned Memorial Day Event
at Village Walk
Celebrate Memorial Day with us, right here in Village Walk!
Memorial Day Poolside Party
at River Club at Waterlefe
Poolside Memorial Day Weekend Cookout Saturday & Sunday, May 25th & 26th Noon - 5PM weather permitting Grilled Burgers, Hot Dogs & Brats
Memorial Day Weekend Rooftop Sunday Funday
at Perspective Rooftop Pool Bar
Come celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with a rooftop pool party. Bottomless bar from 1-4, Grey Goose Ice luge, and Peroni beer bike.
Memorial Day Parade, Sarasota, FL
at VFW Post 3233
27 May 2019-Monday, Suncoast Region. Memorial Day Parade, Sarasota, FL.
'We Were Soldiers' - Free Showing on Memorial Day
at Lakewood Ranch Cinemas
Based on a true story of Lt Col Hal Moore.
Celebrate a Memorial Day to Remember at Brookdale Colonial Park
at Brookdale Colonial Park
Memorial Day filled with honor, respect and celebration.
Memorial Day Brunch
at Boca Sarasota
Special Memorial Day brunch.
Myakka River Blues Festival
at Snook Haven Restaurant
Don’t miss the Eighth Annual Myakka River Blues Festival at Snook Haven in Venice on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th, 2019, 11:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. Admission is $15 in advance, $25 at the door.