Enjoying the Outdoors

If you’re the outdoorsy type, Sarasota has some great places for you to discover. There are plenty of places for you to enjoy the beauty of Florida’s nature during your vacation. If you enjoy seeing wildlife in its natural habitat and like to hike, walk, jog or bicycle in the great outdoors, you’ll enjoy visiting… Read More

Activities for Kids This Summer

If you’re on vacation with your kids, chances are you’re looking for a variety of activities for them to do. Here is a list of ideas for both outdoor and indoor summer activities in Sarasota: Stardust Skate Center This indoor roller skating rink includes lights, music, skating, contests and prizes. Stardust offers many different skating… Read More

Sarasota County Fair

The 81st annual Sarasota County Fair will take place from March 17th to the 26th. There is always plenty of entertainment at the county fair including rides, crafts, a science fair, livestock and horticulture displays, shows and performances, contests, a live auction and more. Activities This family friendly event includes rides and activities for all… Read More

Sarasota Spring Festivals

Spring is a time full of activity with plenty of events for all ages and interests. Here are some options for festivals during your spring vacation. Sarasota Jazz Festival The Sarasota Jazz Festival will take place on March 5th – 11th, 2017. The festival is the signature annual event of the Sarasota Jazz Club, one of the biggest… Read More

Seasonal Activities Guide

Sarasota hosts many annual activities that residents and visitors anticipate. Whatever the season, there is always something to do in Sarasota. Here are just some of Sarasota’s favorite annual events: Sarasota Exotic Car Fest Every year, exotic cars are displayed in downtown Sarasota. Ferraris, Rolls-Royces, Lamborghinis, Bentleys, Alfa Romeos and more are on display. This event typically… Read More

Performing Arts in Sarasota

Sarasota is home to many talented people. Orchestra, circus, dance and opera are a few of the many arts that have shaped Sarasota into the city it is today. If you enjoy the performing arts, you may want to visit these locations during your vacation. The Players Centre for Performing Arts The Players Centre for Performing Arts features… Read More

Holiday Events in Sarasota

Do you enjoy viewing lighted displays, drinking hot chocolate and singing carols? Then you won’t want to miss Sarasota during the holiday season. Here a just a few of the festive events that take place during December: The 13th Annual Lights in Bloom at Selby Gardens Selby Gardens will host their annual “Lights in Bloom” event, December 16th to… Read More

November Activities

November is a time of tradition. If you’re staying with us this November, you have the opportunity to experience some of Sarasota’s favorite traditions. The annual Sarasota Medieval Fair and Siesta Key Sand Sculpting Festival are two well-attended events that occur in November each year. Sarasota Medieval Fair The Sarasota Medieval Fair takes place this… Read More

October Activities

There are plenty of activities to keep you busy here in Sarasota this October. Whether you’re looking for a family fun afternoon, want to explore German culture or just want to be spooked, our city has an abundance of activities for your stay. October in Sarasota is anything but uneventful. Check out some of these fun… Read More

Year-Round Events

Throughout the year there are many recurring events in Sarasota that feature live music, food and culture of the area. If you’re looking for something to do for an evening, Sarasota has several options for you to choose from: Ringling Underground The Ringling Museum hosts Ringling Underground on select nights throughout the year. Band schedules are announced… Read More