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Upcoming Events

The 46th annual Singing Christmas Tree

Event Start Date: December 04, 2019

Event End Date: December 11, 2019

Presented by the First Sarasota Downtown Baptist Church, is an awe-inspiring musical production that raise your Christmas spirit.  The singing Christmas tree is 25 feet tall and has twelve levels that hold 115 choir members and over 10,000 lights. For many, this has become an annual tradition. There are six performances on December 4, 7, 8, 10 & 11.  Please click

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11th Annual Gingerbread House Festival

Event Start Date: December 06, 2019

Event End Date: December 15, 2019

This year’s festival features more than 150 gingerbread houses created by local schools, youth groups, businesses and nonprofit organizations.  You can also reserve your favorite house for purchase! The festival runs from December 6th until the 15th and is located inside the Mall at UTC, 140 university Town Center Drive, Sarasota, FL 34243 Presented by the Girl Sco...

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Country Christmas at Hunsader Farms

Event Start Date: December 13, 2019

Event End Date: December 22, 2019

This event includes hayrides, train rides for children, photos with Santa, campfires, live music, a Christmas village display, a petting zoo and Christmas movies on a big screen.  Parking is free and admission is $10 (cash only). Kids under 5 get in free. Food and gift items are also available. Open on December 13, 14, 15 & 20, 21, 22 from 6pm to 10pm.  5500 C.R. 675, Bradenton, FL 34211. For more info, please visit

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34th Annual Sarasota Christmas Boat Parade of Lights

Event Start Date: December 14, 2019

This is an event that many look forward to all year long.  Watch all types of boats decked out with lights and holiday cheer make their way past spectactors.  This year the parade is held on December 14th and starts around 6pm.  For more info and suggestions on where to watch, please visit https://www.sarasotachristmasboatparade.com

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Lights in Bloom

Event Start Date: December 14, 2019

Event End Date: January 04, 2019

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens lights up the holiday season with over two million lights that will illuminate the spectacular gardens and walkways.  Expect nightly visits from Santa (before Christmas Eve), children’s arts and crafts, games and special entertainment. $20 for members, $25 for non-members.  $7 for children 5 to 12. Kids under 5 are free. The event runs from December 14th, 2019 until January 4th

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New Year’s Eve – Sarasota’s Pineapple Drop

Event Start Date: December 31, 2019

If you are in town on New Year’s Eve, head to downtown Sarasota for their annual block party.  The festivities start at 1 pm on December 31st and continue to 1am.  The pineapple drops at midnight.  There will be live musical acts and the event will be sure to attract more than 20,000 people.  General admission is free. For more information, please visit

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Recurring Events

Siesta Key Fireworks Celebration

Event Start Date: July 14, 2018

2018 Siesta Key Fireworks Celebration. This will be the 29th annual fireworks event held on Siesta Key Public beach. Get there early and bring your beach blanket, beach chairs to enjoy our Siesta Sunset. Viewing is anywhere along Siesta Key Beach, Crescent Beach. Siesta fireworks display start around 9:15 pm and can last approximately 25 mins. Time:  9:15 PM - 9:40 PM EDT  

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Siesta Key Valentine's Day "I Do's"

Event Start Date: February 14, 2018

Couples can say "I do" again on the white sands of Siesta Key this Valentine's Day. More than 300 couples took part in last year's vow-renewal ceremony on Siesta Public Beach. The County has hosted the annual ceremony for many years, and the event continues to grow.  

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Annual Sarasota Christmas Boat Parade of Lights

Event Start Date: December 09, 2017

Join MarineMax Sarasota in the Annual Sarasota Christmas Boat Parade of Lights is another popular "must do" in Sarasota. The crowd-pleasing parade was started in 1986 and usually takes place the second Saturday evening of December, starting around 6 p.m. The boat parade starts from City Island and will be just enough to help put you in the spirit of the season. Time: 6PM

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Chalk Festival

Event Start Date: November 10, 2017

The 2017 Chalk Festival will be celebrating its 10-Year Anniversary November 10-13 - brining together the biggest family of Chalk enthusiasts. For a few weeks this "Chalk Festival Family" will come together to showcase the largest installations of 3D illusions and fine art on pavement by renown artists from around the world, while remaining approachable for anyone who whats to give it a try!   To buy a ticket, click here

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Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival

Event Start Date: November 10, 2017

Recently named America's #1 Beach, the Crystal Classic has become a favorite of the professional sand sculptors who have competed here. Citing the beauty and cleanliness of the pristine white sand, sculptors have remarked that their sculptures look almost as if they were "carved in marble." For no charge, stop by Siesta Key Beach and see the masterpieces. 

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Halloween Safe Treats For Kids

Event Start Date: October 31, 2017

Join the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce and the whole Village of Siesta Key for a fun and safe event.   Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT  

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Sarasota Boat Races

Event Start Date: July 01, 2017

Enjoy the annual Sarasota Boat Races and Offshore Grand Prix Racing Festival, occurring the weekend before the 4th of July. The event is free to the public with no tickets required. For the best view, head over to Lido or Siesta Beach and soak in the sun while watching speedboats fly by.

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Siesta Key Drum Circle

Event Start Date: June 26, 2016

The community drum circle at Siesta Key Beach plays every Sunday in Sarasota, about 1 hour before sunset, just south of the main pavilion between lifeguard stands 3 and 4 on Siesta Public Beach. Just follow your ears. This is not a commercial event but local phenomenon that began spontaneously and now has a life of its own Time: 1 Hour Before Sunset

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