Sarasota Events & Things to Do
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
The Midtown Men
The Midtown Men will be performing soon to Sarasota at VAN WEZEL PERFORMING ARTS HALL,. Get your tickets now before it runs out. FOODS and DRINKS are available there!
25th Sarasota Highland Games & Celtic Festival-ONE DAY EVENT
The Scottish Heritage Society of Sarasota, Inc.'s main function is to hold and host the Sarasota Highland Games and Celtic Festival.
12th Annual Forks & Corks University
Forks & Corks University provides a unique opportunity to taste and learn about rare and inspired wines during seminars led by a panel of celebrated winemakers. These educational seminars, led by recognized wine experts from around the world
Whitaker Bayou Healthy Communities and Waterways
at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park Find Tickets
Join the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program, the Multicultural Health Institute, Orange Blossom Community Garden, the City of Sarasota, Sarasota County.
Art Battle Sarasota
Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 7 PM – 11 PM
Gladys Maria Knight, known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, humanitarian and author. Good thing is that She's coming to Sarasota and perform at VAN WEZEL PERFORMING ARTS HALL. GET YOUR TICKETS!
Jerry Lee Lewis
Jerry Lee Lewis is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and pianist, often known by his nickname, The Killer. He is coming to Sarasota and performs at VAN WEZEL PERFORMING ARTS HALL. BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!
at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitis, known professionally as Tony Orlando, is an American singer, songwriter, producer, music executive, and actor, known for the group Tony Orlando and Dawn and their 1970s hits. GOOD NEWS, HE WILL PERFORM IN SARASOTA!
Golden Boys - Sarasota, FL
The three stars combine their talents on several songs and will perform a tribute to the material of Elvis Presley, Bobby Darin, Rick Nelson and Bill Hailey.
2nd Annual Senior Living Symposium - Seniors Blue Book
at Sarasota Sahib Shrine Bar, Restaurant, Auditorium & Event Center Find Tickets
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 9 AM – 3 PM
Neil Berg's 110 Years of Broadway
Neil Berg returns to the Van Wezel celebrating a record-breaking decade of annual performances with an exciting all new show!
ARTIST TALK: JEAN SHIN
at The Works Find Tickets
Jean Shin is nationally recognized for her monumental installations that transform everyday objects into elegant expressions of identity and community. For each project, she amasses vast collections of a particular object -- prescription pill bottles, sports trophies, s
Paleface Live in Sarasota Florida at The Reserve
Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
S.A.F.E. Day Festival
S.A.F.E. Day is a FREE event and will feature many local safety and safety education oriented organization and individuals.
3rd Annual Phoenix Radio Blues Bash
at Sarasota Sky Bar & Club Find Tickets
3rd Annual Phoenix Radio Blues Bash
Sharp Nails Comedy Show
at Starlite Grill Find Tickets
What's a girl gotta do to get a laugh? Find out as six of the sharpest and funniest comedians in southwest Florida explore life from their unique points of view. They storm the Starlight Grill's upstairs club with MC Lynn Lane, winner of the 2018 McCurdy's Comedy Club
2019 Metro Diner Sarasota Music Half Marathon & Rockin' 10k
at Van Wezel Performing Arts Halls Find Tickets
A bucket list race, for sure! Race Date: Sunday, February 3, 2019 Half Marathon Start Time: 6:30 a.m.10k Start Time: 6:35am Half Marathon Required Finish Time: 10:30 a.m. Start/Finish Location: Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Sarasota, FL
James Travis Tritt is an American country music singer, songwriter, and actor. He is coming to Sarasota soon and will give his best performance at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. GRAB YOUR TICKETS now! For you to see him personally!
Filled with warm humor and tremendous heart, this stunning new play merges issues of race, class, family and friendship, with the tragic, unintended costs of a community without opportunity.
Lords of 52nd Street
They are New York’s favorite band, they sold more than 150 million records, they helped establish Billy Joel’s formidable sound and they continue to perform their legendary hits still to this day. Look no further; The Lords of 52nd Street are here!
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Together with his brother Zarin he is co-chairman of the Mehli Mehta Music Foundation in Bombay, where more than 200 children are educated in Western Classical Music. Maestro Mehta is on his final US tour and will conduct here in Sarasota.
Patti LaBelle is an American singer, actress, and entrepreneur. She is coming to Sarasota at VAN WEZEL PERFORMING ARTS HALL to perform. See you there! BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!
New Shanghai Circus
“Feats of circus art that reach literally breathtaking heights of skill…the New Shanghai Circus is providing entertainment in abundance.” – The New York Times “Show-stopping rarities of daunting difficulty!” – Los Angeles Times
Valentine's Day at Duval's
at Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood
THE FEAST OF ST. VALENTINE
Boston Pops is coming to Sarasota. He will perform classical and popular music. Great performance will expect soon! Get your tickets now before it runs out!
at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Michael Bolton is coming to Sarasota. He is performing there! Buy your tickets and see you there for you to see Michael Bolton personally.
5 Dollar Burger / 8 Dollar BUD LIGHT Pitchers
at Jrs Old Packinghouse Cafe
$5 Burgers and $8 Bud Light Pitchers Now until Easter, April 21st from 12pm-6pm everyday!
St. Valentine's Day
vanilla cheesecake chocolate ganache I biscotti crumble I strawberry Riesling, Icewine, Inniskillin, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, CAN 1oz
Bri Rivera SRQ
at Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill
Enjoy your dinner by the water with your favorite acoustic music covered with unique sound.
Valentine's Day at Boca
at Boca Sarasota
Final orders must be submitted by 5PM Tuesday, February 12th! Pick up on Thursday, February 14th at 6pm from Boca Sarasota.
Darcie Allen Trio at Salute!
at Salute Sarasota
Every Thursday night through May 2019 you can find me along with some of the area's best musicians including Peter Tavalin on Piano, and Peter Innocenti on bass at Salute!
Carol Creighton Burnett is an American actress, comedian, singer and writer, whose career spans seven decades of television. She is coming to Sarasota and live at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. GET YOUR TICKETS for you to see her personally!
Apples in Winter
Miriam bakes a sensational apple pie, and today she has a special request to make her signature recipe.
Thursday Night Team Trivia at Mellow Mushroom
at Mellow Mushroom Sarasota
Come and join us for team trivia every Thursday from 8-9:30, hosted by the Trivia Challenge team! House Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.
2019 Thunder By The Bay Music & Motorcycle Festival
What began as a one day charity motorcycle ride has now grown into a multi-day event.
Martha Graham Dance Company
The Sarasota Ballet is truly honored to present the Martha Graham Dance Company for Program 5, 15 – 17 February 2019 at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.
Sarasota Opera presents The magic flute by W. A. Mozart
at Sarasota Opera
The Sarasota Opera House is an historic theatre, now opera house, located at 61 North Pineapple Avenue in Sarasota, Florida. The vision of a local man and the first mayor of the town, A. B. Edwards.
Year after year, audiences worldwide keep coming back for more of this pulse-pounding electrifying show.
18 Class Bike Show
Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 11:30 AM – 4 PM