Discover Fun Things to Do in Sarasota

With the Kotaska Team

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. 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, 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

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 in Sarasota:

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 11 - 21st

Manatee County Fairgrounds

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Bowl of colored Greek olives.

Saint Barbara Greek Festival

February 8th - 11th, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church

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Man playing the trumpet

Sarasota Jazz Festival

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

Downtown Sarasota

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Bowl of tortilla chips placed next to a trio of dipping sauces.

Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival

June 23rd - July 4th, TBA

Sarasota Coast

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Kid playing in fall leaves at the fall festival

Free Fall Festival

September 21st, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Florida Farm Bureau Pavilion

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crafts at the craft festival

Annual Downtown Sarasota Craft Festival

October 5th - 6th, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sarasota Beach

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guitar playing at the country music festival

Sarasota Country Music Festival

November 1st - November 3rd, Various Times

JD Hamel Park

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seafood at the seafood festival

Siesta Key Seafood and Music

November 29th - December 1st, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Siesta Beach

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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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