Sarasota's Top 10 weekend events, galas, parties and fundraisers

We show you some of the Best Events in Sarasota

From Sarasota Festivals to Celebrations, Music and Parties, from the Quirky to the biggest Block Parties - you will always find something to do in Sarasota!
Please check with each event for updates and changes.

Sun, Jul 22

the eXchange church - StartUp Party

Our very first Startup Party is coming soon - and we would love to see YOU there! WHEN: Sunday, July 22nd from 4-6pm WHERE: Louie's Modern - Downtown SRQ WHO: Any and all people interested ...

Mon, Jul 23

1st Year Anniversary Party

Plans have just changed... we will be spelling out JEEP at Ken Thompson and then heading to the Old Salty Dog to celebrate afterwards. We need 43 Jeepsters... who is in? We will meet in the big ...

Tue, Jul 24

Business Partners After Hours Networking - Gecko's on Hillview

Held on the fourth Tuesday of each month, After Hours offers networking to real estate professionals while enjoying free appetizers, happy hour specials and lively conversations with friends and ...

Wed, Jul 25

July 25th (XL) - Marketing on Main - Ritz Carlton

Welcome to Marketing on Main, the only event created by business owners for business owners!! Exhibit. Sip. Socialize. Relax. Win Prizes. Get ready! This event IS FILLED with positivity, ...

Thu, Jul 26

SB2 Luncheon | Transformative Philanthropy

The SRQ Transformative Philanthropy luncheon and panel discussion will explore the organizations and individuals who are changing the face of the nonprofit world through innovative approaches, ...

Fri, Jul 27

1ST Annual Sun N Fun Music Festival

Sun n Fun RV Resort, 7125 Fruitville Rd (941) 371-2505

We are looking for interest in our 2018 Summer Music Festival. 28 Bands with alcohol packages available for guests staying in the park. All genres will be represented. Food truck, vendors and ...

Sat, Jul 28

Breath + Sound Healing

Come in to your breath and body - be guided through a two-part inhale, one exhale breath work and meditation, alongside beautiful healing sounds. This form of pranayama (observance of the breath) ...

Sat, Jul 28

CBD 101

What is CBD? How does it work? What are the health benefits? How can it help me? In this class, you will learn the answers and much more! We will touch on the Endocannabinoid System and how ...

Sat, Jul 28

Dragon Hunt At The Children's Garden - Saturday, July 28th

Once upon a time a Magical Realm was filled with Dragons! We think they have landed at The Children's Garden so on Saturday, July 28th we are off on a ROARING adventure to find hidden Dragon Eggs!! ...

Sat, Jul 28

Jeeps, Guns and Freedom!

Please join us for some group therapy (target grouping). After all, practice makes perfect. Bring your own gun or rent one on-site. Food truck TBA.

Sun, Jul 29

FFAC5 Preparty Battle Royal

Fighting for a Cure 5 (FFAC5) wrestling at the White Buffalo Saloon benefitting the American Cancer Society...July 29 @ 4pm! That means...PREPARTY AT BREW LIFE! 12pm-345pm... we're 5 ...

Thu, Aug 2

YPG After Hours at Gator Club

Join us on Thursday, August 2nd at The Gator Club for this month's YPG After Hours! Whether you're looking to make new friends, build your network, or learn more about what Sarasota has to offer, ...

Sat, Aug 4

AquaPalooza 2018!

MarineMax Sarasota brings you fun in the Sun with AquaPalooza 2018! Tie up with fellow boaters where you can enjoy music, free Giveaways, and more! Party will be at New Pass Sandbar, just in front of ...

Sat, Aug 4

Convoy to Tampa Bay Jeep Fest - Show & Shine

We will Convoy to the Tampa Bay Jeep Fest Show & Shine. We will convoy from PDQ off SR70 near 75. Benefiting HopeDriven Day 1- Show & Shine Location: Quaker Steak & ...

Sat, Aug 4

The Quickie Helicopter Tour (by Heli Aviation)

Ready for a quick thrill? This is your chance! Take a ride to Downtown, over Sarasota Bay, Bird Key and back! Experience Florida and Sarasota's Skyline from your own magic carpet. This is a quick, ...

Sun, Aug 5

5th Annual Sustainable Seafood Dinner - Save the Date

Join Edible Sarasota Magazine and 11 of Sarasota's nationally-renowned chefs at The Francis at Louies Modern on August 5th, 2018. The 5th Annual Sustainable Seafood Dinner (Formally known as the ...

Sat, Aug 11

California Kitchen Jeep Meet

Join us at California Kitchen for some good food and a great time!??

Sun, Aug 12

Hardrock Off-Road Adventure

Join us at Hardrock Off-Road Park for a day of wheeling! Convoy leaves at 9am from PDQ off SR70 near 75. Bring your lunch as we will eat on the trail. Also, we will stop for dinner after ...

Wed, Aug 15

Wedding Professionals Tomorrowland Party

Blast off with your fellow wedding and event leaders into a world of tomorrow.... as seen through the eyes of the mid-twentieth century. The 3rd annual Wedding Professionals Party is putting the ...

Sat, Aug 18

Coffee & Donuts at Godspeed Off-Road

Join us for some coffee and donuts at Godspeed Off-Road.??

Sat, Aug 18

Paws in the Park

Celebrate your furry friend by bringing them out to experience a day of fun, socializing and exploration at Ed Smith Stadium on August 18th. Paws in the Park provides an opportunity to bring your ...

Sat, Aug 18

Yoga & Wellness with Designing Daughters

Join the Designing Daughters as we bend over backwards to raise money for the charities in our community! Through events like this, Designing Daughters raises funds which are awarded as grants to ...

Fri, Aug 24

Moon Over Myakka 5K

Limited to only 400 Runners! The earlier you register, the lower the price. Come for the race. Stay for the Party! Imagine a beautiful moonlit night on the banks of Myakka Lake where the ...

Sat, Sep 1

Corporate Ladder Brewery Jeep Meet

Join us for some bubbly at the Corporate Ladder Brewery!??

Sun, Sep 2

SOWFLO Live at Reggae Pon Di Lake - Sarasota, FL

SOWFLO's New Shoes Summer Tour 2018 comes to Reggae Pon Di Lake Festival, in Sarasota FL! Featured artist: THE Mykal Rose, more artists TBA In anticipation of their second studio album "New ...

Thu, Sep 6

Classic Movies at the Opera House presents Sabrina

A chauffer's daughter falls in love with the estate playboy, who views her as a kid...until she returns from two years in Paris a sophisticated woman. Starring Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, ...

Thu, Sep 6

YPG After Hours at Muse

Join us on Thursday, September 6th at Muse at the Ringling for this month's YPG After Hours! Whether you're looking to make new friends, build your network, or learn more about what Sarasota has to ...

Thu, Sep 13

Sarasota, FL: Deva Premal & Miten with Manose

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Fri, Sep 14

Sarasota Chamber Golf Classic 2018

The 2018 Sarasota Chamber Golf Classic welcomes golfers of all skill levels on Friday, September 14th at Laurel Oak Country Club presented by Waste Pro USA. This exciting day includes networking, ...

Fri, Sep 14

Suncoast Jeep Festival Block Party

Official Block Party for the Suncoast Jeep Festival! Join us for drinks and raffle items. Location: Daiguiri Deck, Captain Curt's & Sniki Tiki's Coming Soon: Sponsors

Sat, Sep 15

Suncoast Jeep Festival SJC

The Suncoast Jeep Festival will be an all day event including: local and national Jeep vendors, food vendors, games and activities for the kids and some amazing raffle prizes. There will be an ...

Sun, Sep 16

Suncoast Jeep Festival Beach Party

Official Beach Party for the Suncoast Jeep Festival! Join us for live music and a chance to win swag! Sponsored by RIPP Superchargers and Siesta Key Rum. Voted #1 Beach in the USA.

Sat, Sep 22

Girls Inc. Totally Tailgate 2018

Save the date for the 3rd Annual Totally Tailgate benefiting Girls Inc. of Sarasota County! This year's co-chairs - Heidi Anderson, Stephanie Beauchamp Kempton, Mary Pat Radford, and Shana ...

Sat, Sep 22

Hi-Tec Paintball Jeep Meet

You guessed it... we will be paintballing! Only 30 spots available! Text "GOING" in the chat box to reserve your spot! Convoy location: (We will leave at 8:30am) Kahwa Coffee 8317 Market ...

Thu, Sep 27

2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta

From September 27-September 30, 2018, the World Rowing Masters Regatta, an international rowing regatta organized by FISA (the International Rowing Federation), will be held at Nathan Benderson Park, ...

Thu, Oct 4

The Sarasota-Manatee Originals' Presents Set the Bar

Set the Bar is back for another round, this year featuring the finest whiskey cocktails on the Suncoast! Join the Sarasota-Manatee Originals for the 2nd Annual Set the Bar Cocktail Competition ...

Sat, Oct 6

Convoy to Jeep's vs Harley's 2018 The Rematch

Tri County Jeepers, Bear Off-road Alliance, Trail Monkeys 4x4, and Blackwater Jeepers in Full Sponsorship From Jeepin Central Florida Magazine Proudly Presents... #JeepsVsHarleys2018 Rematch ...

Sun, Oct 7

TOP DOG 2018

Come walk the catwalk and be part of the show! It's FASHION, FUR & FUN at TOP DOG 2018! Enjoy Sunday BRUNCH at the Van Wezel by Executive Chef Paul Mattison. Check out our CANINE FASHION SHOW ...

Sat, Oct 13

Hempfest Florida 2018 - Florida's Medical Marijuana Awareness Festival

Maddox Ranch in Lakeland, Fl., 2505 W Bella Vista St 8135629599

Hempfest Florida (formerly Hempfest Tampa) is Florida's Largest Hemp & Medical Marijuana Awareness fest. We debuted in 2016 with over 25k attendees over 2 days.... pre - amendment 2! We are back in ...

Sat, Oct 20

Convoy to Jeeptoberfest

Join us on our Convoy up to Jeeptoberfest! Event starts Friday... this convoy leaves Saturday and the event goes thru Sunday. One of the oldest running Jeep only events in the S.E. Three Huge ...

Sat, Nov 10

Convoy to 4th Annual Krawl'n for the Fallen 2018

Join us as we convoy to the 4th Annual Krawl'n for the Fallen 2018! We will leave from the PDQ off 70 near 75.??

Thu, Dec 13

6th Annual Men, Whiskey & Watches

Men, Whiskey & Watches features whiskey tasting from select distillers, an assortment of fine luxury watches, premium cigars, a live and silent auction, and casino-style games, along with networking ...

Sun, Dec 16

Christmas Jeep Parade 2018

Join us for our 2nd Annual Christmas Jeep Parade! Don't forget to light your Jeep! We will meet Santa at St Jude's Catholic Church and Convoy down Main Street, Siesta Village, and UTC Mall ...

Sat, Feb 23

SJC Convoy to Jeepin with Judd

Convoy to Jeepin with Judd! ??

Sat, Apr 27

SJC Convoy to Jeep Beach 2019

Jeep Beach 2019 is held in Daytona FL from April 22nd-28th. Registration opens up in January 2019. Hotel Details: Coming Soon! See you on the Beach!