The second weekend of August is here and you know what that means! Your last chance to go to any of these wonderful, summer events in Sarasota before school starts. Not that school will slow anyone down having fun on the weekends but the traffic during the week sure will.

Check out these top things to do in Sarasota this weekend for your last-minute summer fun perfect for anyone wanting to cherish 2019.

Sarasota High Top Hop Aug 8th

Sarasota High Top Hop Aug 8th

on Thursday, 8 Aug, 4:30 PM
at Key Culinary Tours
301 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236
Attending Interested

This is NOT your average pub crawl drinking tour! You will be exploring the heights of Sarasota while you are enjoy craft made Signature Cocktails and savory food samples at each stop as we rise in elevation at each of our Downtown Hot Spots!

SWAG 'Mix & Mingle' for Sarasota and Manatee County Women

SWAG 'Mix & Mingle' for Sarasota and Manatee County Women

on Thursday, 8 Aug, 5:30 PM
at GROVE
10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Attending Interested

Social Women's Activities Group - SWAG "Mix & Mingle"

International Flavors of Sarasota Food Tour

International Flavors of Sarasota Food Tour

on Friday, 9 Aug, 11:00 AM
at Parking Garage
1538 State St, Sarasota, FL 34236
Attending Interested

The International Flavors of Sarasota Tour brings you around the world! Okay, it’s really around downtown Sarasota BUT all of our restaurants were specifically chosen for their international flavors! $69.95 p/p by prior reservation only - 11 am to 2 pm

Sarasota Slam

Sarasota Slam

on Friday, 9 Aug, 6:00 PM
at Marina Jack
2 Marina Plz, Sarasota, FL 34236
Attending Interested

Fishing Festival in Sarasota!

Wynn Taylor in the Garden

Wynn Taylor in the Garden

on Friday, 9 Aug, 7:00 PM
at Mandeville Beer Garden
428 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
Attending Interested

Back from his exploits in the studio, Mandeville brings you, Wynn Taylor!

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Sarasota Jungle Gardens Back-to-School Celebration

Sarasota Jungle Gardens Back-to-School Celebration

on Saturday, 10 Aug, 10:00 AM
at Sarasota Jungle Gardens
3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34234
Attending Interested

For two days, Aug. 10 and 11, adults may bring up to three children each for free with the purchase of a full-priced adult admission.

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Tiki Fest

Tiki Fest

on Saturday, 10 Aug, 10:00 AM
at Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade #57A, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Attending Interested

Don't miss Fishermen's Village fourth annual "TikiFest"! There will be Tiki fun for everyone! Hula dancers, Ukulele performer, tiki toss and tiki bowling games, trop rock music, photo op's, tiki carvings, drink/food specials, tiki merchandise.

Second Annual Celebrate Venice Day!

Second Annual Celebrate Venice Day!

on Saturday, 10 Aug, 11:00 AM
at Venice MainStreet, Inc.
101 W Venice Ave, Ste 23, Venice, FL 34285
Attending Interested

More information coming soon so mark your calendars!

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Paint'n Sip Party with the Marauders

Paint'n Sip Party with the Marauders

on Saturday, 10 Aug, 4:00 PM
at Bradenton Marauders
1611 9th Street W., Bradenton, FL 34205
Attending Interested

On August 10th, the Bradenton Marauders will partner with Painting with a Twist to host a Paint'n Sip party at LECOM Park in the Cool Today Lounge.

Summer Bradenton Shabby Chic Vintage Market

Summer Bradenton Shabby Chic Vintage Market

on Sunday, 11 Aug, 10:00 AM
at Bradenton Area Convention Center
1 Haben Blvd, Palmetto, FL 34221
Attending Interested

Shabby Chic Vintage Market and Artisan Day events are growing fast and have become one of the most unique shopping events in Tampa Bay. Each location is different and brings its own unique crowd of attendees.

Happy Hour Happy Sunday Aug 11

Happy Hour Happy Sunday Aug 11

on Sunday, 11 Aug, 3:00 PM
at Daiquiri Deck | Siesta Key Village
5250 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242
Attending Interested

The coldest drinks in the island, the hottest tunes in the island. Come see for yourself. What better than a cold daiquiri after a long beach day in beautiful Siesta Key!!!