Deck the Palms

All the Best Holiday Events Happening in Sarasota This Year

From twinkly palm trees to boat parades, Southwest Florida shines during the holidays.

11/16/2022 By Laura Paquette

Crystal Crowns

Meet the Winners of the 2022 Siesta Key Crystal Classic

The annual sand sculpture competition turns the beach into an outdoor art gallery.

11/15/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Sandy gallery

The Siesta Key Crystal Classic Is Back

Professional and amateur artists at the 2022 international sand sculpting competition are primed to make jaws drops with these sandy creations.

11/01/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Architecture

Architecture Sarasota Announces 2022 MOD Weekend

The ninth annual festival, which runs Nov. 10-13, celebrates "tropical modernism" and looks at how natural elements shape design then and now.

10/26/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Cars, Coffee & Community

Sarasota Cars & Coffee Is Bridging the Generation Gap

How Sarasota Cars & Coffee fuels bonds between car enthusiasts of all ages.

10/06/2022 By Laura Paquette

Dream home

The 2022 Sarasota-Bradenton Fall Home Show Kicks Off This Weekend

Talk with local industry experts who will help you take your home to the next level.

09/09/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Making Waves

Mote’s International Ocean Film Festival Will Make a Splash This Weekend

Dive into ocean conservation with this year's lineup of films on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022.

09/07/2022 By Laura Paquette

Comic relief

A Fun Cosplay and Comics Convention Is Coming to Sarasota Next Month

The fun event takes place in Sarasota in August.

07/13/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Seaside Sprints

Free Kids' Summer Beach Runs Return to Sarasota This Month

June marks the return of the family-friendly and free Sarasota youth beach runs at Siesta Beach and Brohard Beach.

06/02/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Celebration

How to Celebrate Pride Month

A list of events and activities dedicated to celebrating and uplifting our LGBTQ+ community this month.

06/01/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Free Fun for a Good Cause

'Stop the Violence' Cookout Takes Place This Weekend in the Rosemary District

The free event aims to bring the Sarasota community together to reflect on lives lost to violence, but also to meet each other over food, music and fun.

05/31/2022 By Kim Doleatto

You're Invited

DutchCrafters Has a New Sarasota Showroom

This weekend, shoppers can check out the new look of its Sarasota showroom and enjoy light bites, drinks and discounts.

05/24/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Dig In

Get a Taste of UTC Starting This Weekend

Restaurants participating in the Taste of UTC event will be offering offering prix fix lunch and dinner menus ranging from $16-$49.

03/31/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Maine Event

Explore Sarasota's Maine Colony and Its Historic Clubhouse

The first Maine Colony Community Day takes place Saturday, April 2, and will raise money to preserve the historic Phillippi Crest Community Clubhouse.

03/31/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Hoppy Easter!

Where to Have Family-Friendly Easter Fun in Sarasota-Manatee

From Venice to Parrish, celebrate Easter with egg hunts starting this weekend.

03/29/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

This Party's Lit

Glowing Furniture Makes for the Ultimate Party Upgrade

Florida Furniture Rental lets you rent LED-lit benches, chairs and dance floors.

03/18/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during March.

03/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Q&A

Poet Katerina Canyon Opens Up About Writing Her Latest Book, 'Surviving Home'

Author, activist and essayist Katerina Canyon will be reading from her new book 'Surviving Home.'

02/24/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Events

'Control Growth Now' Group to Host Annual Luncheon

The event will be held on March 19 at Mattison's Forty-One.

02/14/2022 By Staff

Black History Month

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Sarasota

Live music, poetry, art and discussion: Check out our roster of virtual and live events happening throughout the month of February.

01/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto