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
A Doll’s House, Part 2
This snappy sequel imagines her 15 years later as a successful writer and independent woman, but a skeleton from her past has her returning home to the one man who can help her.
Sarasota Winter Carnival
at The Mall at University Town Center
Enjoy a daily carnival with rides, games and fair food, and a weekend WinterFest with a bazaar, chili cook-off, beer sampling, contests and more at this family-friendly event. Free admission. Visit the website for ride prices and coupon savings.
Linda Eder is an American singer and actress. GOOD NEWS! She is coming to Sarasota and brings all her favorite songs to sing at VAN WEZEL PERFORMING ARTS HALL. IF YOU WANT to meet her, GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! and CHOOSE YOUR SIT!
12th Annual Sarasota Native American Indian Festival
at Sarasota Native American Indian Festival Find Tickets
Come join us and experience the culture and artistry of the Native American people at the 12th annual Sarasota Native American Indian Festival January 18,19,20 at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.
4th Annual Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival
Sarasota Seafood & Music Festiva. Delicious foods (seafood, meat, vegetarian) cooked fresh on site. Music by top Florida bands: Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio, Billy Rice Band, Freecoasters, CeCe Teneal, Big Night Out, Caribbean Chillers and more. Free!
Taste of St. Armands
at St. Armands Circle Park Find Tickets
Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM St. Armands Circle Park St. Armands Key, Sarasota, Florida 34236 Tickets by Eventbrite
In 2009, Pilobolus created Shadowland, the first show of its kind, which it has since performed in 32 countries for over a million people. Now, Pilobolus is proud to present Shadowland:
Howie Mandel’s versatile career of more than 30 years has encompassed virtually all aspects of the entertainment spectrum, including television, film and stage.
Friday Evening Ceilidh (It's a Party!)
at Potter Building Find Tickets
The event is held the night before the Saturday games. The tickets are $10.00 and the include dinner, dessert and beverage.
David Bintley's Four Scottish Dances, a World Premiere by Ricardo Graziano, and Sir Frederick Ashton's Varii Capricii. 25 – 28 January 2019
Today at 05:00 PM - Jan 21, 08:00 PM
Jan 16 at 10:00 PM · Jan 19, 05:00 PM
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One of the best museums in Sarasota if not in Florida! Such a cool gallery with really great art and exhibits
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Sonny's is always a go to for great BBQ! I love the dry rub ribs and the sliced pork. Cole slaw and fries are my go-to for sides. Garlic bread is the best!
Pros: Ribs & Sliced port. Garlic bread. Cole slaw.