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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.

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02/05 - 02/08

Palm Grove Amish Quilt & Craft Show

Location: Palm Grove Mennonite Church, 1087 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL. ● Start Date: 02/05/2020 8:00 am ● End Date: 02/08/2020 12:00 pm ●
Quilts, quilts & more quilts are the highlights ! See beautiful quilts of all sizes (mostly Amish made) and a variety of handmade crafts for sale and watch quilters at work. You can surely find one you’ll like. $3 admission... Learn more


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02/07 - 02/09

Sarasota National Stamp Exhibition.

Location: Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL ● Start Date: 02/07/2020 10:00 am ● End Date: 02/09/2020 3:00 pm ●
This is part of the American Philatelic Society’s “World Series of Philately” program. It’s the largest annual Florida stamp show and exhibition. They offer free appraisals, seminars and door prizes. Free admission and parking.  Fri – Sat: 10 a.m. to... Learn more


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02/07 - 03/01

Ladies & Gentleman, Boys & Girls !

Location: 140 University Town Center Drive. Big Top at Nathan Benderson Park behind the Mall at UTC, Sarasota, FL. ● Start Date: 02/07/2020 4:00 pm ● End Date: 03/01/2020 7:00 pm ●
It’s Circus Sarasota celebrating 23 years of Big Top Performances. 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 33 performances under the Red and White... Learn more


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02/08 - 02/08

Atlanta Braves at Braves on Main!

Location: Miami Avenue, downtown Venice, FL. ● Start Date: 02/08/2020 5:00 pm ● End Date: 02/08/2020 8:00 pm ●
Celebrate the kick off of spring training for the Atlanta Braves at Braves on Main! The block party in downtown Venice will feature kids activities, live music with Grammy Award Winning Band Rebirth Brass Band, food and drink trucks, Mardi Gras... Learn more


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02/08 - 02/09

32nd Annual Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts

Location: Main Street in downtown Sarasota, FL ● Start Date: 02/08/2020 10:00 am ● End Date: 02/09/2020 5:00 pm ●
Featured are some of the best artists in the nation displaying life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography and more. It’s ranked as one of the Top 100 Fine Arts Shows in the country by a national artists magazine. Begun... Learn more


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02/09 - 02/09

Sarasota’s own Ski-A-Rees Water Ski Team

Location: 1602 Ken Thompson Parkway (near/behind Mote Marine Aquarium on the water ● Start Date: 02/09/2020 2:00 pm ● End Date: 02/09/2020 3:00 pm ●
Enjoy Sarasota’s own Ski-A-Rees Water Ski Team and their Sunday afternoon show at 2 p.m. at Ski-A-Ree Stadium. Free show. Learn more


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02/14 - 02/14

Siesta Key Village Valentine Stroll

Location: Siesta Key Village and South End. ● Start Date: 02/14/2020 5:00 pm ● End Date: 02/14/2020 8:00 pm ●
 It may not be quite the Tennessee Bird Walk but the Siesta Key Village Valentine Stroll offers live music throughout the village and free candy kisses from the merchants. Participating merchants will have festive balloons outside their businesses. Free admission. Learn more


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02/14 - 02/14

Renew your wedding vows and say “I Do” all over again

Location: Siesta Beach Park, Siesta Beach, 948 Beach Road ● Start Date: 02/14/2020 5:00 pm ● End Date: 02/14/2020 7:00 pm ●
Celebrate Valentines Day at the Beach with love and romance: on Siesta Key Beach in a non-denominational service. Couples of all ages and length of marriage gather for the annual group renewal of vows at the Siesta Beach Pavilion, presided over by... Learn more


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02/14 - 02/16

Thunder By The Bay Sarasota Music & Motorcycle Festival

Location: Sarasota County Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, FL. ● Start Date: 02/14/2020 10:00 am ● End Date: 02/16/2020 10:00 pm ●
Want to see some great looking motorcycles?  How about a biker’s outdoor festival with food, fun, live music and more? It’ll be a fun weekend as the Thunder By The Bay Sarasota Music & Motorcycle Festival revs up my February Sarasota Events Calendar... Learn more


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02/15 - 02/15

Superhero 5K and Fun Run

Location: 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL  ● Start Date: 02/15/2020 8:30 am ● End Date: 02/15/2020 11:00 am ●
By participating in the 9th annual Superhero 5K and Fun Run hosted by Bridge a Life you’ll help raise awareness about foster care needs in our community. The 5k is certified and chip-timed…race shirts and post race food! Fun for all ages!... Learn more


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02/16 - 02/16

Batter up!

Location: Ed Smith Stadium, 12th Street and Tuttle Avenue, Sarasota, FL. ● Start Date: 02/16/2020 9:00 am ● End Date: 02/16/2020 1:00 pm ●
The Orioles invite fans to celebrate the start of Spring Training at Sarasota SpringFest, a free, family-friendly event for fans of all ages. Along with watching Orioles pitchers and catchers practice on the back fields, fans can also enjoy games and... Learn more


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02/17 - 02/17

President’s Day at Patriot Plaza

Location: Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Rd 72, Sarasota, FL. ● Start Date: 02/17/2020 4:00 pm ● End Date: 02/17/2020 6:00 pm ●
Celebrating the Stars and Stripes ! As part of Honoring and Onward, The Sarasota Military Officers Foundation and the Pops Orchestra of Bradenton and Sarasota invite you to celebrate President’s Day at Patriot Plaza with a special guest appearance of... Learn more


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02/17 - 02/17

Ringling by the Bay

Location: Ringling Museum Grounds, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota ● Start Date: 02/17/2020 6:00 pm ● End Date: 02/17/2020 9:00 pm ●
Come out for Ringling by the Bay featuring live music and dancing with SoulRCoaster on the Bolger Campiello. Food and drinks available for purchase. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Admission: $5 – $15. Tickets may be purchased in the Visitors Pavilion on... Learn more


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02/20 - 02/23

Venice Italian Feast and Carnival

Location: 1570 Venice Bypass, Venice, FL 34292 ● Start Date: 02/20/2020 4:00 pm ● End Date: 02/23/2020 10:00 pm ●
The 32nd Annual Venice Italian Feast and Carnival at the Venice Airport Paved Midway. All your Italian favorites from Sausage & Peppers to Ravioli, Chicken and much more! This fest is four days of food, fun, dancers, carnival rides, live entertainment and... Learn more


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02/21 - 02/23

Row, Row, Row!

Location: 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL ● Start Date: 02/21/2020 8:00 am ● End Date: 02/23/2020 5:00 pm ●
It’s the 11th Annual Sarasota Invitational Regatta rowing competition and the start of the Sprint Season. There will be over 1,500 rowers in Youth, Masters and Adaptive Rowing from the southeastern United States who will compete in the two day event. Free admission... Learn more


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02/22 - 02/23

26th Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival

Location: Ocean Blvd in Siesta Key Village ● Start Date: 02/22/2020 10:00 am ● End Date: 02/23/2020 5:00 pm ●
Take some time to enjoy the 26th Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival. Everything from folk art, handmade jewelry, pottery, paintings and more! From the more than 100 crafters surely you can find a unique item for your home in one of the... Learn more


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02/24 - 02/24

Dangerous Ladies Shindig fundraiser

Location: Florida Studio Theatre, 1241 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL ● Start Date: 02/24/2020 5:30 pm ● End Date: 02/24/2020 8:30 pm ●
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) presents its annual fundraiser, the Dangerous Ladies Shindig, on Monday, February 24 in FST’s Hegner Theatre Wing. In support of FST’s Suffragist Project, a city-wide artistic celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th... Learn more


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02/28 - 02/28

Paws on the Catwalk Luncheon

Location: Art Ovation Hotel, 1255 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL. ● Start Date: 02/28/2020 10:30 am ● End Date: 02/28/2020 3:00 pm ●
 Meow! It’s the 14th Annual Paws on the Catwalk Luncheon. Taking place at the Art Ovation Hotel in Sarasota, doors will open at 10:30 a.m. for signature cocktails, interactive experiences, and premium shopping at pop-up boutiques from a curated collection of retailers.... Learn more


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02/28 - 03/01

DeSoto Food & Music Festival !

Location: 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL. ● Start Date: 02/28/2020 5:00 pm ● End Date: 03/01/2020 6:00 pm ●
It’s the DeSoto Food & Music Festival, a 3 day event with food, music, arts & crafts plus family fun. There will be local  artisans, vendors, a Kid’s Zone and more. Among the bands performing will be The Georgia Satellites, Rebel... Learn more


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02/29 - 02/29

4th Annual Exotic Car Festival !

Location: Main Street, Lakewood Ranch, FL. ● Start Date: 02/29/2020 10:00 am ● End Date: 02/29/2020 3:00 pm ●
It’s the 4th Annual Exotic Car Festival put on by the Ferrari Drivers Group Sarasota. See some neat rides while you stroll through the cars on display. Free and open to the public. Learn more


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02/29 - 02/29

Southwest Florida Heritage Festival.

Location: Crowley Museum and Nature Center, 16405 Myakka Road, Sarasota, FL ● Start Date: 02/29/2020 10:00 am ● End Date: 02/29/2020 6:00 pm ●
Celebrate the agricultural history of Southwest Florida and the pioneers that preceded us during this year festival. Focused on history and education, the festival will offer a number of homesteading skills workshops and demonstrations including Pioneer Cooking, Bee Keeping, Goat... Learn more


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02/29 - 02/29

4th annual OsFest Reggae Music Block Party !

Location: 1490 Main Street ● Start Date: 02/29/2020 4:00 pm ● End Date: 02/29/2020 1:00 am ●
The Gator Club hosts its 4th annual OsFest Reggae Music Block Party to honor the late great musician Oswald Caines of Democracy Reggae Band. There will be plenty of food, drinks, more live bands, and DJs, Kid activities, raffles and much more. You... Learn more


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Dig The Beach- Siesta Key Volley Ball

Location: Siesta Key public beach volleyball courts. 948 Beach Rd, Siesta Key, FL ●
Can you dig it? It’s the Dig The Beach- Siesta Key Volley Ball bouncing in for the weekend. It’s fun in the sun and sand with check in at 7:00 a.m. and competition starting at 8:00 a.m. You’re sure to see some... Learn more


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Dub Fest 2019 Craft Beer & Music Festival

Location: Sarasota County Fairgounds Concert Field, 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL.    ●
Celebrating J. Dub’s Brewing Company’s 5th anniversary. Saturday’s 1 p.m. – 10 p.m. music line up: Ship of Fools, Wild Root, SOWFLO, Reverend Barry & The Funk, Bob Marley Tribute, Less Than Jake, Sunday’s 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. music... Learn more


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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


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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


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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


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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


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Siesta Key Farmers Market

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


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