Things to Do with the Family in Bradenton & Sarasota
Bradenton & Sarasota Family Events
Chalk Festival 2018
The Chalk Festival is a pavement art event where spectators get to meet and watch the most renowned pavement artists from around the world, as they turn the pavement into a "Museum in Motion" using chalk to create oversized masterpieces & 3D illusions
Mayors’ Feed the Hungry Program and All Faiths Food Bank to fight hunger in Sarasota
at Ed Smith Stadium
To support the Mayors’ Feed the Hungry Program, the Orioles will collect non-perishable food items at Ed Smith Stadium beginning on Monday, November 5, and will host the charity’s Thanksgiving Sorting Day at the ballpark on Friday, November 16, 2018.
Sarasota Fall Fine Art Festival
at Downtown Sarasota on Gulf Stream
6th Annual Sarasota Fall Fine Art Festival - downtown Sarasota – November 17-18, 2018. Explore an outdoor gallery of original art: painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, glass, ceramics, mixed-media, wood and more. Sat 10-5 and Sun 10-5. Free.
2018 Thanksgiving Day Run Half-Marathon/10K/5K/1 Mile Run
All participants will finish to a great after party with food and beverages supplied from local restaurants and participants are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to be donated to the Food Bank of Manatee County.
9th Annual Thanksgiving Morning Turkey Trot 5K
at Hyatt Regency Sarasota
Enjoy a beautiful Thanksgiving morning run or walk over the Ringling Bridge with state of the art chip timing, breathable tech shirts and a wonderful post race party.
Florida Turkey Trot
at Nathan Benderson Park
Fit2Run and Nathan Benderson Park are coming together to provide a 5K Turkey Trot to help local families kick off their Thanksgiving! This race will become a part of your Thanksgiving tradition as you enjoy the festivities at this world-class venue.
Myakka River Hike
at Myakka River State Park
4 mile walk and optional pot luck lunch at Myakka River State Park 8:30 AM. Join us for this wilderness walk through open prairie and shady palm and oak hammocks.