Discover Fun Things to Do in Sarasota

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Local Activities

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

The Founders Club

Laurel Oak Country Club

Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club

University Park Country Club

Longboat Key Golf Club

Whether you prefer feeling the sand between your toes or seeing breathtaking local foliage, you'll love spending time outdoors in Sarasota. Here, you'll discover a number of gorgeous parks and unbelievable beaches. Explore:

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

South Lido Beach

The Legacy Trail

Nathan Benderson Park

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:

Dabbert Gallery

Art Center Sarasota

Ringling Museum of Art

The Artful Giraffe

Dancing, live music, films, and more...Sarasota is a happening place! There's something for everyone in this dynamic city. Check out some of our favorite spots:

Asolo Theater

Circus Arts Conservatory

The Sarasota Ballet

Van Wezel Performing Arts

Sarasota Opera

Find Your Fun

Calendar of Events

Ferris wheel and other carnival rides from afar.

Manatee County Fair

January 2021

Manatee County Fairgrounds

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crafts at the craft festival

Annual Downtown Sarasota Craft Festival

January 30th – 31st, 2021, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Columbia Restaurant, Sarasota

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Bowl of colored Greek olives.

Saint Barbara Greek Festival

February 2021

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church

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Man playing the trumpet

Sarasota Jazz Festival

March 2021

Downtown Sarasota

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ferris wheel

Sarasota Agricultural Fair

March 19th – 28th, 2021

Sarasota Fairgrounds

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Power boating

Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival

June 25th – 27th, 2021

Sarasota Coast

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Pumpkins on a ledge

32nd Annual Pumpkin Festival

October 31st, 2020, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Fruitville Grove Farm Market

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SunCoast Renaissance Festival

November 7th – 29th, 2020

Sarasota Fairgrounds

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Yoga with Tigers

November 28th, 2020, 8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Big Cat Habitat & Gulf Coast Sanctuary

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seafood at the seafood festival

Siesta Key Seafood and Music Festival

December 4th – 6th, 2020, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Siesta Beach

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Explore Sarasota Real Estate

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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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