Discover Fun Things to Do in Sarasota

with the Kotaska Team


Local Activities

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Golf

Sarasota is a gold mine for golf enthusiasts and tennis pros alike. There are a number of renowned and excellently maintained local golf courses. Some favorites include:

  • The Founders Club
  • Laurel Oak Country Club
  • The Highlands Golf Course
  • Sara Bay Country Club
  • Tatum Ridge Golf Links
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Parks

Whether you prefer feeling the sand between your toes or seeing breathtaking local foliage, Sarasota is the place to be. Here, you'll discover a number of gorgeous parks and unbelievable beaches. Explore:

  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
  • South Lido Beach
  • Wharf Road Park
  • North Water Tower Park
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Arts

From fine art galleries to fascinating museums and more, Sarasota is the place to be for arts and cultural events. To experience rich and beautiful artwork, check out the following:

  • State of the Arts Fine Art Gallery
  • Art Center Sarasota
  • Art and Antique Center Sarasota
  • The Artful Giraffe
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Entertainment

Dancing, live music, films, and more: Sarasota is a happening place when it comes to entertainment. You'll find something for everyone in this dynamic city. If you're looking for entertainment, check out some of our favorite spots in Sarasota:

  • Sarasota Cuban Ballet School
  • Circus Arts Conservatory
  • The Sarasota Ballet
  • The Venice Symphony
  • Sarasota Opera


Find Your Fun


Calendar of Events

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Manatee County Fair

January 11 - 21st

Manatee County Fairgrounds

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Saint Barbara Greek Festival

February 8th - 11th, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church

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Sarasota Jazz Festival

March 7th - 10th, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Downtown Sarasota

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Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival

June 23rd - July 4th, TBA

Sarasota Coast

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Explore Sarasota Real Estate

with a Team of Experts

Sarasota is a wonderful place to call home. It's been ranked the #1 place in America to retire to, and it isn't hard to see why. With so many fun things to do, gorgeous homes for sale, and an eclectic community unlike any other, this city promises an exceptionally high quality of life. If you're interested in moving to Sarasota, or simply need someone to chat with about your real estate plans, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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