Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The Pinecraft Christmas parade, Sailor Circus returns, Selby Gardens' "Lights in Bloom" continues and more.

12/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

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Circus Arts Conservatory Opens Season on December 26

Tickets are on sale now for Sailor Circus Academy's "Let It Snow," and the lineup for all 2022 CAC circus shows in their new Sarasota venue awaits!

12/07/2021

Weekend Planner

What to Do in Sarasota: Feb. 6-12

Circus Sarasota, “Dali: Gardens of the Mind” at Selby Gardens, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and more.

02/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Sailor Circus holiday shows, the New Year’s Eve Pineapple Drop party and more.

12/26/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 1-7

Last chance to catch the Summer Circus Spectacular and more.

08/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: June 20-26

Free outdoor concert at the Van Wezel, summer solstice yoga at the Ringling and more.

06/20/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: June 6-12

Summer Circus Spectacular, "Around the World in 80 Days" at the Asolo Rep and more.

06/06/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: April 18-24

A mega-Easter egg hunt at Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Boz Scaggs and Alan Cumming at the Van Wezel and more.

04/18/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: March 7-13

Last chance to catch Circus Sarasota, An Evening with Judy Collins and more.

03/07/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Feb. 14-20

Seal and Stomp at the Van Wezel, Baltimore Orioles Springfest and much more.

02/14/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 26-Aug. 1

Van Wezel Friday Fest, Sinbad at McCurdy’s and more.

07/26/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: July 5-11

Splashin’ Saturdays at Selby Gardens, World Series of Comedy at McCurdy’s and more.

07/05/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: June 7-13

Openings for the Sarasota Music Festival and Summer Circus Spectacular, and more.

06/07/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 23-28

Motown the Musical, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell and more.

03/22/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Feb. 8-14

Andy Warhol at Selby Gardens, Circus Sarasota opens and more.

02/08/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: June 15-21

Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, a Circus Sarasota send-off, Father’s Day at Oscar Scherer State Park and more.

06/15/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: March 23-29

"Chicago" comes to the Van Wezel, Cirque des Voix in the Circus Sarasota Big Top, a free Joy of Jazz concert and more.

03/23/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 11 Things to Do: Feb. 9-15

Circus Sarasota, Twyla Tharp, Madama Butterfly, Chagall at Selby Gardens and so much more.

02/09/2017 By Ilene Denton

Breaking News

Five Circus Sarasota Performers Fall From High Wire

The extent of the performers' injuries is unknown at this time.

02/08/2017 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Dec. 22-28

“High Flying Holidays” with Sailor Circus, Community Chanukah Celebration, Herrmann’s Royal Lipizzan Stallions and more.

12/21/2016 By Ilene Denton