Whether you’re staying at our Siesta Key resort hotel or a local looking for an exciting activity, Sarasota has something for everyone, including unique restaurants, frequent events throughout the year, and shopping for every member of the family.
As the frigid weather sets in up in the Northern States and the frost begins to settle, down here in Florida, it’s as sunny as a 4th of July barbecue and often warm enough to enjoy the water as it was meant to be.
Check out the St. Armands Boat Show
No trip to this little branch of the Sunshine State is complete without getting a look at the spectacular St. Armands waterfront. It’s just a short distance from Siesta Key to St. Armands Circle.
And what better way to enjoy the pleasant October weather during a Siesta Key vacation than at the upcoming St. Armands Boat Show? The show runs for two days from October 21st to 22nd this year, and they’ll be featuring a wide range of luxurious boats.
Held in a picturesque ocean setting, this is a fun and unforgettable event that anyone can enjoy, making this one of the most impressive Siesta Key events of the season.
There you’ll get to view beautiful turquoise waters around the Cannons Marina and check out the many interesting boats they’ll have on display, including brand-new Grady-White boats, Jupiter boats and Southwind boats.
Members from the Cannons Marina team will be available to answer any questions that you may have about the boats. You’ll also get a chance to see the Coastal Explorer, which is the latest 25-foot model from Grady-White and anticipated to be one of the top show-stoppers at the event.
You’re sure to see some of the finest and most exquisite boats in Florida, guaranteed to pique the curiosity of every visitor, from the most die-hard boat enthusiast to those who are visiting the event for the first time.
There’s no greater feeling than that cool ocean breeze rushing past your face as you relax at this incredible outdoor boating experience. With Sarasota’s coastal white sands, green shrubbery and crystal-clear waters, this is something you’ll never forget.
Best of all, did you know that this boat show is free to attend? Visit the Cannons Marina from 10 am – 6 pm in the St. Armands Circle Park on October 21st and 22nd. It is located in the middle of the St. Armands Circle in Sarasota – and don’t forget to bring a smile and your camera!
Don’t Miss Other Attractions of St. Armands Key After the Show
After this Siesta Key event is finished, don’t miss out exploring St. Armands Key, one of the top things to do. It features a plethora of gift shops nearby including Lily Pulitzer, the Silver City Sarasota Shop, Beach Bazaar, Garden Argosy, Used Book Heaven, Comfort Shoes Birkenstock and The Giving Tree Gallery. They also have a wide array of family-friendly restaurants where you can relax and have a great meal as you take in the scenic sights and sounds.
Try lunch at Cha-Cha Coconuts after enjoying the local Siesta Key events, or stop in at one of the local creameries for some delicious frozen treats. Exploring St. Armands Key is an excellent way to spend a day, especially with the fantastic weather and sunny skies.
Or, if you’re a couple looking for a romantic evening on the town while staying at our Siesta Key resort hotel, there’s nothing more enchanting than walking the Marina at dusk, getting a glimpse of a sunset so vivid that it might have fallen straight out of a nostalgic home movie.