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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.

The 2019 World’s Strongest Man Competition is going to Bradenton, Florida from June 13th – 16th. Don’t forget to pack your sunscreen! Learn more

04/27 - 04/28

41st annual Siesta Fiesta

Location: Siesta Key Village ● Start Date: 04/27/2019 10:00 am ● End Date: 04/28/2019 5:00 pm ●
It’s the always popular 41st annual Siesta Fiesta which takes place in Siesta Key Village from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. It’s sort of a farewell party for all of our “snowbird” friends from the colder climates of the northern... Learn more


De Soto Heritage Festival Grand Parade

Enjoy the De Soto Heritage Festival Grand Parade, a parade for all ages to see, which steps off at 6:30 p.m., with over 150 parade entries, from Manatee H.S. in Bradenton, then goes west on 9th avenue, north along 39th street to Manatee... Learn more

04/27 - 04/27

Junior League Jamboree

Location: Payne Park Auditorium, 2100 E Laurel St., Sarasota, FL. ● Start Date: 04/27/2019 4:00 pm ● End Date: 04/27/2019 7:00 pm ●
Check out the Junior League Jamboree, a circus-themed family friendly event with delicious food, cash bar,circus-style games, bounce house, face painting, balloon twisting, silent auction and more all to support the Junior League of Sarasota’s charitable efforts.  Adults $50, kids 4... Learn more

04/27 - 04/27

Sarasota Earth Day

Location: Oscar Scherer State Park ● Start Date: 04/27/2019 10:00 am ● End Date: 04/27/2019 4:00 pm ● event website
Get back to nature under the beautiful sunshine-filled Florida sky at the 30th Annual Sarasota Earth Day Celebration at Oscar Scherer State Park.  Admission to one of the most popular of Sarasota Parks is free on Earth Day. And with so... Learn more

04/27 - 04/27

Air Fair Giant Fly In

Start Date: 04/27/2019 9:00 am ● End Date: 04/27/2019 3:00 pm ● event website
Enjoythe 2019 Air Fair Giant Fly In sponsored by the Sarasota RC Squadron featuring radio controlled airplanes.  It is a free fly in for all to attend with plenty of free parking, handicap parking and is a wheel chair friendly... Learn more

04/26 - 04/28

A Journey through India Festival

Location: Ringling Museum, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL ● Start Date: 04/26/2019 7:00 pm ● End Date: 04/28/2019 11:00 pm ●
Explore the many cultures of India at the”A Journey through India Festival” which kicks off with the Bollywood Dance Partyat the Ringling Museum of Art Courtyard. Friday evening Dj Pram brings his signature high-energy style to teach dance moves while... Learn more

It’s a fun annual featuring all kinds of trucks; firetruck, dump truck and more for kids to climb into. And with it being Easter weekend there will be 2 Easter egg hunts at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., so bring... Learn more

04/20 - 04/20

Siesta Key Children’s Egg Hunt

Location: 8699 Turtle Beach Road, Siesta Key, FL ● Start Date: 04/20/2019 9:00 am ● End Date: 04/20/2019 12:00 pm ●
Come celebrate this Easter with the Siesta Key Children’s Easter Party and Easter Egg Hunt!  This family-friendly event is open to children ages 1-6 ($10 per child). Activities include an Easter egg hunt, games, free photos with the Easter bunny,... Learn more


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


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

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
RENT – April 9 & 10 The Second City: It’s Not You. It’s Me – April 16 Menopause the Musical – April 17 The Illusionists – April 30   Learn more

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