Mother's Day is this weekend and with so many things to do Sarasota and Bradenton are the perfect places to celebrate a holiday focused on moms. Sarasota is a hub for nightlife, entertainment, and dining in southwest Florida so there's bound to be something mom will love doing. Check out our list of things to do in Sarasota this weekend and make sure to celebrate with mom this Mother's Day.

When in doubt, take mom to a Mother's Day brunch in Sarasota. This is the perfect activity to wake your mom up to on Sunday and bring her to her favorite restaurant!


10 Annual Harvey Milk Festival! MUSIC

on Saturday, 11 May, 2019 7:00 PM
at JD Hamel Park
JD Hamel Park, Sarasota, FL 34236
Attending Interested

We are celebrating 10 years in our community. Bringing the community together and creating a catalyst for change through the arts.

Sarasota International Dragon Boat Festival

on Saturday, 11 May, 2019 9:00 AM
at Nathan Benderson Park
5851 Nathan Benderson Cir, Sarasota, FL 34235
Attending Interested

Welcoming both competitive and recreational teams, the 2nd annual Sarasota International Dragon Boat Festival is a must do on the Florida dragon boat calendar.


Pre Mother’s Day Bash at The Hall

on Friday, 10 May, 2019 10:00 PM
at The Hall
1330 US Hwy 301, Palmetto, FL 34221
Attending Interested

Glokk9nine & Frank Lini

Sip and Mingle Sarasota Edition

on Saturday, 11 May, 2019 1:00 PM
at The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime
821 Apricot Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34237
Attending Interested

Sip and Mingle with fellow boss babes (hold the babe), shop deals and take part in a group ukulele lesson. Plus, go home with our popular gift bags. Purchase your ticket now to hold your spot. #SipandMingle

Mother’s Day Weekend at Sarasota Jungle Gardens

on Saturday, 11 May, 2019 10:00 AM
at Sarasota Jungle Gardens
3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34234
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Moms and Grandmoms Get Special Deal on Mother’s Day Weekend at Sarasota Jungle Gardens


Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

on Wednesday, 1 May, 2019 10:00 AM
at Asolo Repertory Theatre
5555 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243
Attending Interested

In a stunning new production by Theatre Latte Da of Minneapolis (Ragtime, 2018), this thrilling theatrical treat is Sondheim at his very best.

Mother's Day Bash at Stottlemyer's

on Sunday, 12 May, 2019 1:00 PM
at Stottlemyer's Smokehouse
19 East Rd, Sarasota, FL 34240
Attending Interested

Then right after that Kettle of Fish will rock out the rest of the day. Bring your Moms and your Grandmoms.

Mother's Day Dinner at PIER 22

on Sunday, 12 May, 2019 4:00 PM
at Pier 22 Restaurant - Patio - Ballroom
1200 1st Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205
Attending Interested

Entice your taste-buds with fan favorites like lobster bisque, Alaskan king crab, buffalo ribeye, roast duckling, cheese cake, cobbler and more! Plus, mom-mosas and bloody marys are on special throughout the day for just four bucks!