Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Meet the champions of the Atlanta Braves, rev your motors for Thunder by the Bay, enjoy fresh seafood at a festival in Cortez, and more.

02/17/2022 By Kay Kipling


Thunder by the Bay Dates Announced for 2022

The annual festival will take place at the Sarasota Fairgrounds from Feb. 18-20.

11/03/2021 By Staff


Suncoast Charities For Children Donates $123,423 to Local Nonprofits

The funding will support children, teens and adults with special needs in the Sarasota community.

11/01/2021 By Staff


Thunder By The Bay Raises $224,000 For Suncoast Charities

Each year, special event net proceeds raised by Suncoast Charities are granted to the Suncoast Foundation to provide support to six area nonprofit agencies.

04/06/2021 By Staff


Thunder by the Bay Announces 2019 Economic Impact

The total estimated economic impact of out-of-county attendees and donors to the 2019 festival yielded $7,117,300.

04/18/2019 By Staff


Music and Motorcycle Festival Starts Friday

The 21st annual Thunder By the Bay takes place Feb. 15-17 at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.

02/13/2019 By Staff


2018 Thunder By the Bay Dates Set

Suncoast Charities for Children this week announced the dates and location for next year's 20th annual Thunder By the Bay Motorcycle Festival.

08/25/2017 By staff


Suncoast Charities Leader Honored

Lucy Nicandri, executive director of Suncoast Charities for Children, was recently presented with the first annual David R. Mills “Service Above Self” Award.

08/07/2017 By staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Jan. 5-11

Dirty Dancing at the Van Wezel, Thunder by the Bay, the Minnesota Orchestra and much more.

01/04/2017 By Ilene Denton


Thunder By the Bay Leaves Downtown

Suncoast Charities for Children announced Tuesday that it is moving the 2017 Thunder By the Bay festival out of downtown.

09/20/2016 Research by staff


Party Girl: Rumbling with the Thunder by the Bay Crowd

Our Party Girl, Veronica Pastore, makes the rounds at the 2014 Thunder by the Bay kickoff party at Hyatt Sarasota.

03/01/2014 By Veronica Pastore