Editors' Picks

Our Editors' Favorite Holiday Movies

"It's a Wonderful Life," "Elf," "Meet Me in St. Louis"...the gang's all here.

12/23/2020 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Recipe

'Tis the Season: Tips for Making Great Eggnog

Even if you think you don't like eggnog, we have a feeling you'll enjoy this version.

12/21/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cuckoo for coquito

This Christmas, Try Coquito, a Puerto Rican Drink Similar to Eggnog

Coquito, or 'small coconut' in English, is made with rum and coconut flavors.

12/18/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Gift Guide

Five Great Gifts to Give (and Keep) This Holiday Season

We've found gifts for mind, body and spirit. (And we won't judge if you buy one for yourself, too.)

11/18/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Things to Do

A Rum Tour, an Atlanta Braves Celebration and More of This Week’s Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: two top local farmers' markets.

02/05/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Happy New Year!

Your Guide to Celebrating New Year's Eve in Sarasota

The best spots for fireworks, Champagne toasts and midnight smooches.

12/26/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

Feasts of the Seven Fishes, Christmas Day Brunch and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Plus: the best places to find your holiday spirits.

12/18/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Gift Guide

Six Fun Ideas to Up Your Holiday Gifting Game

From a 20-inch alpaca to a luxe skincare collection to the perfect holiday book, Heather Dunhill has rounded up ideas for everyone on your list.

12/11/2019 By Heather Dunhill

How Bazaar

Sarasota's Independent Arts and Crafts Fair Serves Up Unique Gift Ideas

The Atomic Holiday Bazaar returns for its 14th season at the Municipal Auditorium.

11/25/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Go Fourth

Here's Everything You Can Do in Sarasota on the Fourth of July

From rooftop parties to barbecue extravaganzas, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day this year.

07/02/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Sunday Fun Day

What to Do in Sarasota on Cinco De Mayo

$100 margaritas, golf tournaments and tons of great deals—this is your definitive guide to Cinco De Mayo in Sarasota.

05/01/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Making Spirits Bright

Pangea Serves Up Christmas Cocktails at 'Miracle' Holiday Pop-Up

Christmas Carol Barrel, anyone?

12/17/2018 By Megan McDonald

Tourism

Florida Airports High in On-Time Holiday Travel Ranking

Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers was ranked No. 3 in the nation and Tampa International Airport was ranked No. 4.

12/14/2018 By Staff

Grand Gingerbread Hotel

You've Got to See The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota's Gingerbread Display

This creation is made from 500 lbs. of gingerbread.

12/12/2018 By Megan McDonald

'Tis the Season

Liz Taylor and Olivia D'Amico of Kinspoke Want to Bring the Community Together This Holiday Season

The pair are hosting a wreath-making workshop at Oscura Cafe in Bradenton this Saturday, Dec. 8, and Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Market at Lakewood Ranch.

12/05/2018 By Megan McDonald

Gift Guide

Seven Perfect Stocking Stuffers for the Beauty Junkie

Our fashion and beauty editor rounds up gift picks that the recipient will actually use—and that you'll want, too.

11/27/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Party Time

How to Choose the Perfect Bubbly for Your Holiday Party

Michael Klauber of Michael's On East and Michael's Wine Cellar shares his tips for choosing the perfect Champagne for your holiday gathering.

12/27/2016 By Megan McDonald

Weekly Planner

Atomic Holiday Bazaar, Blush Bridal's Holiday Sparkle Sale, and More Local Shopping Events

Plus, jewelry trunk shows and a Tommy Bahama and Maui Jim event.

12/09/2016 By Lana Allen

Holiday Cheer

Pop Culture Picks: Our Editors' Favorite Holiday Movies

From Die Hard to A Christmas Story, our editors share their favorite holiday films.

12/08/2016 By Staff

Weekend Planner

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

Full moon kayaking, holiday boat parade, Garrison Keillor at the Van Wezel and more.

12/08/2016 By Ilene Denton