Local Events 

Food Truck Rally

Saturday, August 27th at 5:00 p.m.

Big Top Brewers Collective

2507 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard

Bradenton, FL 34211

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Friday Fest

Friday Fest is BACK! The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Friday Fest events are our outdoor concert series that provide the community with 4 entertaining and FREE events from June to September, showcasing the best of local bands from Sarasota and Bradenton. Friday Fest brings together a wide variety of talented artists along with food trucks and drink stations on the Van Wezel lawn along the beautiful Sarasota Bayfront. 

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Upcoming Live Music Events

Upcoming Arts and Crafts

Upcoming Festival Schedule

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Sarasota Jazz Festival

Sun, Mar 13, 3 PM – Sat, Mar 19, 1 AM

The Jazz Club of Sarasota presents concerts, films, and more at the Annual Sarasota Jazz Festival from March 13 to 19, 2022. For tickets and additional information call or visit website here.

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Party Under the Stars

February 26th - 27th 

6 PM – 10 PM

Party Under the Stars

Boulevard Of The Arts, Sarasota


Circus Sarasota 2022

February 11, 2022 to March 6, 2022

Ulla Searing Big Top on Regatta Island at Nathan Benderson Par

5851 Nathan Benderson Circle

Sarasota, FL 34235


International Chalk Festival

April 1, 2022toApril 4, 2022
Venice Airport
610 Airport Avenue East
Venice, FL 34285

Sarasota holiday parade 

The Sailor Circus Academy is excited to once again participate in the Sarasota Holiday Parade. Each year we create an incredible float that features students flipping and flying as the float moves down Main Street. We hope to see you there!

Saturday, December 4 - 6:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M.



2021 Showfolks Holiday Circus Festival 

December 10, 2021 to December 12, 2021

Robarts Arena

3000 Ringling Blvd

Sarasota, FL 34237



26th annual Downtown Sarasota craft festival  

Saturday and Sunday - October 2nd and 3rd - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Five Points Park


Outdoor Dock Yoga at Marina Jacks
August 22, 10:00 a.m.

75th Anniversary gala
October 2, 6:00 p.m.

The Circus Arts Conservatory

2075 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota, FL 34239

Randy Rainbow
The Pink Glasses Tour
August 26 

Summer circus Spectacular 2021
July 30-Aug 14 

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summer movies at sarasota opera house 

Sarasota Music Festival

June 12, 2021, to June 19, 2021

Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

709 N. Tamiami Trail

Sarasota, FL 34236