It’s Memorial Day Weekend and there are some great events in Sarasota to celebrate this patriotic holiday. With various styles of music, delicious food, and relaxing drinks, any of these events would be perfect for you to attend. You’ll enjoy the fun and excitement they offer.

Tampa Bay Margarita & Music Festival 2019 

If you’re looking to get away this weekend, but you don’t want to go too far from Sarasota, head up to Tampa for the margarita and music festival. Live music, games, and shopping will be available at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park on May 25. Top artists include Nelly, Cold War, Kids, Asylum, and more! Food choices and margaritas are sure to satisfy you throughout the day with a finale of fireworks to close out the night. These festivities are just for adults older than 21, and they start at 12 p.m. and end at 11 p.m.

Memorial Day Pub Crawl

Siesta Key Village is going all out to honor Memorial Day. Put on your best red, white, and blue outfit and join the celebration. Starting at 9 p.m. on May 26, check out the Sarasota area’s favorite hangouts including Daiquiri Deck, Siesta Key Oyster Bar, and more. Relax with a night of drinks and fun with other locals.

SRQ Margarita Festival 2019

Are you looking for a local place to listen to great music and enjoy some margaritas? Visit the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on May 25 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. You must be 21 years or older to attend. With three tiers of tickets, you’ll have the options of getting samples of food, beer, wine, and margaritas or fill sizes. Purchase VIP tickets, and you’ll also have access to reserved parking, an open bar, and more.

3rd Annual St. Armands Seafood & Music Festival

For a wonderful day of relaxation, you’ll want to be at St. Armands Circle Park on any day this weekend between 4 p.m. on May 24 and to 6 p.m. on May 26. You’ll be able to listen to live music, enjoy amazing food, and shop unique arts and crafts. Best of all, this event is free!

Rex Floyd: Tribute to Pink Floyd

On May 24, go to Sarasota Sky for an authentic musical tribute to Pink Floyd. Performed by Rex Floyd, you’ll also experience a laser video presentation that honors the albums that Pink Floyd is known for. If you have ever been a fan of this iconic band, you’ll love this Sarasota event. Tickets are only $10!


Nathan Benderson Park is hosting three options for fun and fitness this on May 25. Beginning at 11 a.m., you can choose to paddle 5K, run 5K, or show off your stamina by participating in both races. Benefits from these events will go to Operation Second Chance which supports veterans recovering in military hospitals as well as their families during recovery. Show your support to our veterans by participating in these 5Ks.

Sarasota Farmer's Market

If you want to spend your Memorial Day weekend having a shopping spree, check out the Sarasota Farmers’ Market on Lemon and Main in Sarasota on May 25. Beginning at 7 a.m., this market will be bustling with more than 70 vendors selling exactly what you’re looking for. With over 5,000 square feet of produce and plants, you’ll want to make room in your car for all your goodies before you head to this market.

Whether you’re looking for an environment to show off your athletic skills, grab some locally grown produce, or enjoy music and drinks, these Sarasota events are sure to help you celebrate this Memorial Day weekend. Offering all this and more, Sarasota will not disappoint.

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