If you are seeking a location that offers excitement along with tranquility, Sarasota, Florida is the perfect destination. Known for the beautiful beaches and shopping centers, this city has so much to offer. Sarasota provides a unique atmosphere, combining a casual setting with a touch of luxury and sophistication. From the mile long beaches to award winning restaurants, this Florida city continues to attract thousands of visitors each year. Sarasota is a wonderful destination for a family vacation. There are many museums, botanical gardens, outdoor activities, water sports and live performance venues throughout the city. There is bound to be an event or an activity to entertain every family member. Offering a sense of peace and serenity, the beach resorts along the shore offer stunning accommodations. This city is the ideal location for those looking for a vacation that is relaxing and exciting at the same time. The city has an amazing night life. Once the sun sets and the beaches clear, the streets come alive with music, culture and some of the finest dining in Florida. Sarasota is a charming city that has something to offer every visitor. Whether you are looking to relax in the sun, spend a day shopping or touring the historic districts, Sarasota will provide you with a vacation to remember.
Events in Sarasota
The Sarasota New Years Eve Party
at Municipal Auditorium-Recreation Club
SARASOTA NEW YEARS EVE ILLUMINATION PARTY The most anticipated party of the year is right around the corner....NEW YEARS EVE! Full Moon Promotions is hosting THE Sarasota New Years Eve Party at Sarasota Municipal Aud to ring in 2019 for their third year
Unplugged Music Series
at Westfield Siesta Key
Westfield Siesta Key presents Unplugged, our twice weekly music series!
Campus Conversations: RAP The Poetry of Hip-Hop
at New College of Florida Find Tickets
Campus Conversations: RAP The Poetry of Hip-Hop by New College: The Andrew A. Mellon Foundation Grant
Fall Feast and Fun-Raiser
Join the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Toastmasters and the Herald Advanced Toastmasters as we celebrate the accomplishments of our members and our clubs at a Fall Feast and Fun-raiser at Primo! Ristorante!
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.
1st Annual WCR Manatee Hoedown
at Farm Bureau Pavillion Find Tickets
1st Annual WCR Manatee Hoedown by Women's Council of Realtors Manatee Network
Lavish Lagniappe Gala
at The Francis Find Tickets
Emerge Sarasota is proud to announce our inaugural fundraiser gala— Lavish Lagniappe. This festive night will transport attendees into the heart of New Orleans. Become immersed in the sights, sounds, flavors, and atmosphere of the iconic French Quarter.
Stephen Stills & Judy Collins in Sarasota
The two musicians and former romantic couple Stephen Stills and Judy Collins are coming to Sarasota. Don't miss them! Get your tickets now!
Sarasota Holiday Gift Market // 4th Annual
at Sarasota Holiday Gift Market
Come join us for a fun, outdoor market filled with amazing gifts for everyone on your list. We also have many local artisans and hand-crafters of fine art, bath & body products, baby items, jewelry, pottery, and home accessories.
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.
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
America’s ultimate holiday tradition for over 30 years! Grammy Award®-winner Chip Davis’ show features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics.
Tomorrow at 10:00 – 03:00 pm
Today at 05:30 PM - 07:00 pm
New College of Florida
Today at 05:30 PM - 09:00 pm
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1 day ago Wine, Women and Shoes Luncheon 2018
Review 3 days ago
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