Resort Events

Events Happening Near Siesta Key

Interested in learning what festivals, shows, and events are taking place in Sarasota nearby Siesta Key? You came to the right place to read up on local area information. Check out fun entertainment with a range of interests to fit a romantic getaway or family retreat to the beach.

02/23 - 02/23

Southwest Florida Heritage Festival

Location: Crowley Museum and Nature Center, 16405 Myakka Road, Sarasota, FL. ● Start Date: 02/23/2019 10:00 am ● End Date: 02/23/2019 5:00 pm ●
Celebrate the agricultural history of Southwest Florida and the pioneers that preceded us during this year’s Southwest Florida Heritage Festival. Focused on history and education, the festival will offer a number of homesteading skills workshops and demonstrations including Pioneer Cooking, Bee... Learn more

02/23 - 02/23

Le Marché Bohémien

Location: Five Points Park, downtown Sarasota, FL. ● Start Date: 02/23/2019 10:00 am ● End Date: 02/23/2019 5:00 pm ●
Enjoy an open-air marketplace featuring eclectic, chic, salvaged, coastal, re-purposed, vintage and epicurean “treats, treasures and art” when Le Marché Bohémien arrives in downtown Sarasota. It will be a vintage collector’s paradise with offerings from a variety of artists who create wearable... Learn more

02/22 - 02/24

10th Annual Sarasota Regatta Rowing Competition

Location: 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL ● Start Date: 02/22/2019 8:00 am ● End Date: 02/24/2019 5:00 pm ●
The 10th annual Sarasota Invitational Regatta will be held at Nathan Benderson Park, site of the 2018 Masters World Rowing and the 2017 World Rowing Championships. There will be over 1,500 rowers in Youth, Masters and Adaptive Rowing from the southeastern... Learn more


The 31st Annual Venice Italian Feast and Carnival

Location: Venice Airport Paved Midway ● event website
February 21 – 24, 2019 Admission is free. Parking, $6. Food and carnival rides at cost. Starts at 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 12 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The event features all your Italian favorites from Sausage & Peppers... Learn more


It’s Circus Sarasota 2019

Location: 140 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota, FL ● event website
February 15 – March 10, 2019 Previous headliners have included comic daredevil, Sarasota’s own international star, Bello Nock and Sarasota’s high wire artist, Nik Wallenda. The all new winter production features performances at various times and dates. Ticket prices range... Learn more


Art Walks on Palm Avenue

First Friday of each Month 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Palm Avenue hosts a monthly Art Walk. Browse the fine art galleries, jewelers, and restaurants of Palm Avenue while enjoying dancing, live music, and refreshments. This has been one of... Learn more


Phillippi Farmhouse Market

Features locally grown fruits and vegetables, including local USDA organic produce and hydroponics There are also plants, herbs, hanging basket, shrubs, and cut flowers for sale along with a wide variety of locally naked goods, delicious barbecue, plenty of food... Learn more


Kids Summer Beach Runs

Every Tuesday and Wednesday through August 8th Registration starts at 5:30 p.m., races start at 6:30 p.m. The Kids Summer Beach Runs are 1-mile beach runs held every Tuesday on Siesta Beach near the pavilion Learn more


Free Yoga On Siesta Key Beach

Bring your own mat and water to the Siesta Beach main entrance and join us for a mindful morning Monday – Wednesday – Friday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Learn more


Siesta Key Farmers Market

Location: 5124 Ocean Blvd, Davidsons’s Plaza. ●
Every Sunday from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Learn more

03/31 - 03/31

Siesta Key Children’s Easter Party & Egg Hunt

Location: 8918 Midnight Pass Rd Siesta Key, FL ● Start Date: 03/31/2019 9:00 am ● End Date: 03/31/2019 12:00 pm ●
This family friendly event is open to children ages 1-6. There will be games, prizes, goody bags, face painting and more! Learn more

11/15 - 11/18

The Siesta Key Crystal Classic

Start Date: 11/15/2019 12:00 am ● End Date: 11/18/2019 12:00 am ● event website
The Crystal Classic came about as a result of discussions between master sand sculptor and Siesta Key resident Brian Wigelsworth and representatives of the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, Sarasota County Parks and Recreation, Mote Marine... Learn more

10/26 - 10/27

Sarasota Oktoberfest

Start Date: 10/26/2019 10:00 am ● End Date: 10/27/2019 8:00 pm ●
Fall means it’s time for Oktoberfest!  No matter where it is celebrated, there are a universally common staples: lively music, mouthwatering food, and big, big pints of beer. Now Paragon and the Sarasota Downtown Merchants Association are returning an authentic Oktoberfest experience to Sarasota on October 26-27,... Learn more

04/26 - 04/28

Suncoast Boat Show

Location: Marina Jack ● Start Date: 04/26/2019 10:00 am ● End Date: 04/28/2019 7:00 pm ● event website
The 37th annual Suncoast Boat Show takes place in downtown Sarasota on April 26 – 28, 2019, at Marina Jack in Sarasota, Florida. Enjoy the great outdoors while pricing and comparing hundreds of boats from the Gulf Coast’s leading boat... Learn more


Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Location: 777 N Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL ● event website
Finding Neverland: February 19-20th at 7:30 p.m. The Beach Boys: February 25th at 7:30 p.m. Russian National Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty: February 27th at 7:30 p.m. The Lion King – Throughout March   Learn more

02/23 - 02/23


Location: 7051 Wireless Ct, Lakewood Ranch, FL ● Start Date: 02/23/2019 6:30 pm ● End Date: 02/23/2019 10:00 pm ●
A sampling of a variety of craft and imported beers along with dishes from local restaurants with a live performance by Kettle of Fish Learn more

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