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Top 5 Family Friendly Events, May 21-27

From free to fun, educational to holiday, here are some great things to do with the kids this week…. Read more »

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Memorial Day Events

Remember and celebrate those who gave their life in service to the country…. Read more »

Family-Friendly | Saturday | This Weekend 

150th Occupation of Manatee

Join Civil War re-enactors as they present an image of Manatee County near the end of the Civil War, plus historical artifacts and information from… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Featured | Music | Saturday | Section | Soundboard | This Weekend 

Pickin' Picnic at Bradenton Riverwalk with Have Gun, Will Travel

Have Gun, Will Travel returns with new album ready to headline fourth annual music, beer and food truck festival at Bradenton Riverwalk…. Read more »

Family-Friendly | GLBT | Movies | Music | Section | Soundboard | This Weekend 

Harvey Milk Festival

Music, art and film supporting diversity returns to downtown Sarasota…. Read more »

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This Sunday is your final opportunity this season to catch the amazing amateur acrobatics of Sarasota’s own Ski-A-Rees. From the awesome five-person jump team to… Read more »

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ReptiDay Sarasota is a one-day event featuring plenty of cold-blooded fun, from vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise to live animal seminars… Read more »

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Superhero 5k

Dust off that Spider-Man suit, dig out your running shoes and get some exercise while supporting local foster car programs at the Superhero 5k and… Read more »

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Craft Festival

Season is almost over, so the Downtown Sarasota Craft Festival may be one of your final opportunities to peruse the works of artists and crafters… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Soundboard | This Weekend 

Viva Sarasota

The First International Latino Festival is a full day, family-oriented festival that celebrates the sights and sounds of the Latin culture. There will be live… Read more »

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Food & Wine on Pine

One of the biggest (and tastiest) celebrations on Anna Maria Island, Food & Wine on Pine features food from over 20 area restaurants, a bunch… Read more »

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Top Free Events, April 30-May 5

FIRST FRIDAY – GULF GATE Gulf Gate is getting into the monthly celebration swing with its first “First Friday” this week. Participating businesses will have… Read more »

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Inspire Sarasota

The former YouthFest Arts Celebration is now Inspire Sarasota, but you’ll still find an amazing display of artistic students from around the area, from dance… Read more »

Beer Geek | Family-Friendly | This Weekend 

Big Top to put on a circus in celebration of anniversary

Sarasota County brewery marks its tasting room’s first year…. Read more »

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DeSoto Grand Parade

Ranked as one of the largest parades in the South, the DeSoto Heritage Festival Grand Parade features over 150 illuminated parade entries, community groups, music… Read more »

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Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash

World-class bluegrass and world-champion barbecue…. Read more »

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Earth Day Fest

This fun and family-oriented event will feature live music, food vendors, tram tours, information and craft booths, demonstrations, native plants for sale, a photo exhibit… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Music | This Weekend 

Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash

Three top bluegrass bands to perform at the 6th annual free festival at the Venice Airport festival grounds…. Read more »

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Jungle Trails & Bunny Tails

Sarasota Jungle Gardens is hosting its annual Easter event, featuring a continuous Easter Egg Hunt (guests bring their own baskets) a petting zoo, bunnies and… Read more »

Family-Friendly | GLBT | This Weekend 

Manatee Pride

Manatee’s second annual Pride Fest returns to Bradenton Riverwalk on Saturday, featuring live entertainment, music, local vendors, fine food and craft beer. There’s also a… Read more »

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