Spring is a time full of activity with plenty of events for all ages and interests. Here are some options for festivals during your spring vacation.
The Sarasota Jazz Festival will take place on March 5th - 11th, 2017. The festival is the signature annual event of the Sarasota Jazz Club, one of the biggest and most active jazz clubs in the U.S. The event features free concerts in the park, evening concerts with national and international jazz artists, jazz trolley and pub crawl in downtown Sarasota.
Top musicians of the area will be performing.
2017's film festival will be the 20th annual event. This year the event takes place on...The mission of this event is to celebrate filmmaking and develop year-long programs to benefit our community economically, educationally and culturally. This ten day event features symposiums, special events around Sarasota, panels and conversations with leaders in the film industry as well as screenings.
More than 200 films are screened every year at the Sarasota Film Festival with over 250 filmmakers in attendance. Screenings include features, documentaries, shorts and kid-friendly films. You can purchase tickets online, by phone or at the box office at the lobby of the Regal Hollywood 20 Theater (1993 Main St. Sarasota).
This year the Folk Music Festival will take place on March...2017 in Oscar Scherer Park in Osprey. The gates open both days at 9:30 am. Three stages will run all day from 10 am to 10 pm Saturday and 10 am to 5 pm Sunday. A jam tent will be set up for performances by aspiring musicians and workshop tent where guests can get tips from the artists. The headliner artist will perform Saturday in the large tent. There will be a children's area with workshops and other fun activities next to the playground and Family Stage. There will also be folk life exhibits and crafts, art and food for sale at the event.