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.

Fri, May 24

St Armands Seafood & Music Festival

Join Us Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26, 2019 for the 3rd Annual St. Armand's Seafood & Music Festival. General Admission is Free. Come enjoy delectable seafood dishes and entertainment by top local ...

St Armands Seafood & Music Festival

Sat, May 25

SRQ Margarita Festival 2019

SRQ Margarita Festival is the perfect combination of tequila and a music festival. The event will feature 12+ types of margaritas, great bands, food trucks, games, and a fireworks show to end the ...

SRQ Margarita Festival 2019

Sat, May 25

Venice Brew Bash VIII

Come out to celebrate the suds in downtown Venice, FL at Centennial Park on Saturday, May 25th from 3 - 7 pm. Sample over 60 different craft beers, visit our merchant and food vendors and live music. ...

Venice Brew Bash VIII

Sun, May 26

Memorial Day Pub Crawl

Memorial Day 2019 is right around the corner! Wave your Red, White & Blue loud and proud, cause The Block That Roxx is back this May 26th for our annual Memorial Day Pub Crawl! Sunday night, we ...

Memorial Day Pub Crawl

Tue, May 28

Nonprofit Night: Designing Daughters

Non-Profit Night at The_Modern invites a new organization each month to mingle and educate patrons about the great work they are doing locally. The event takes place at the Juice Bar by the pool. A ...

Nonprofit Night: Designing Daughters

Tue, May 28

Wedding Season Blues...De-Stress at our May NAWP Event!

Halfway through the busy season, everybody needs a good laugh! Join us at Mattison's for food, fun, live music and laughter by Florida's Funniest Female Comedian Juanita Lolita ...

Wedding Season Blues...De-Stress at our May NAWP Event!

Thu, May 30

2019 FIFA U20 World Cup: USA vs Qatar

The US finishes group play vs. Qatar

2019 FIFA U20 World Cup: USA vs Qatar

Sun, Jun 2

I DO 2019 BRIDAL EXPO

B3-Burke's Bridal Boutique 1st annual mini I DO 2019 BRIDAL EXPO. SO BEFORE YOUR OFFICIAL I DO'S STOP IN TO SEE AND MEET THE AREAS LOCAL BUDGET FRIENDLY VENDORS AND COMPARE YOUR CHOICES. 1st 10 ...

I DO  2019 BRIDAL EXPO

Wed, Jun 5

2019 Sarasota County Water Quality Summit

Riverview High School, 1 Ram Way

The Sarasota County Water Quality Summit will bring together local, regional and state experts to discuss water quality issues. Free and open to the public, the summit will be held 1-6:30 p.m. June 5 ...

2019 Sarasota County Water Quality Summit

Sat, Jun 8

5th Annual Bestie Brunch on Siesta Key Beach

The Scout Guide Sarasota, Anna Maria, Boca Grande Presents the 5th Annual Bestie Brunch, Hosted by So Staged Event Design in Partnership with Marmalade Salon & Boutique and T. Georgiano's ...

5th Annual Bestie Brunch on Siesta Key Beach

Sat, Jun 29

4th Annual Bob Rizi Memorial Golf Classic

Location: The Meadows Country Club Registration 7 a.m. / Start 8:30 a.m. Foursome - $500 Hole Sponsorship - $150 Foursome & Hole Sponsorship - $650 $125 Per Person Scramble Format ...

4th Annual Bob Rizi Memorial Golf Classic

Sat, Jun 29

Sea Ray Sandbar Dayaway!

**THIS IS A SEA RAY OWNERS ONLY EVENT** On Saturday, June 29, MarineMax St. Petersburg and MarineMax Clearwater are throwing a beach party! But not just any beach party... we're rafting up at the ...

Sea Ray Sandbar Dayaway!

Sun, Jun 30

Grand Prix FUN RUN

This event is part of the 35th Annual Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival, enjoy a great day of boating and fun in support of charity! All types of powerboats, leisure craft vessels, jet skis, ...

Grand Prix FUN RUN

Wed, Jul 3

Fireworks 4 Miler

Festive family fun to kick off the 4th of July! Join us at the biggest patriotic party in the Sarasota area for a festive 4 Mile Race around the lake at Nathan Benderson Park, just before sunset and ...

Fireworks 4 Miler

Wed, Jul 3

NBP Fireworks On The Lake 2019

Celebrate Independence Day a night early! We'll have music, plenty of food and concessions... and of course, a sky show on the water that you won't want to miss! It'll be a blast!

NBP Fireworks On The Lake 2019

Wed, Jul 3

Red, White & You Grand Prix Festival Kick Off Party

Enjoy one of the biggest parties of the year kicking off the 35th Annual Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival weekend at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Grand Foyer! This event features live ...

Red, White & You Grand Prix Festival Kick Off Party

Fri, Jul 5

22N at Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Block Party

Main Street in Downtown Sarasota 6 p.m. - 10 p.m *Meet the race teams up close! *Boats will be on display from Orange Avenue to Gulfstream Avenue in Downtown Sarasota - A great photo ...

22N at Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Block Party

Fri, Jul 5

Boats On Main Block Party

Main Street in Downtown Sarasota 6 p.m. - 10 p.m *Meet the race teams up close! *Boats will be on display from Orange Avenue to Gulfstream Avenue in Downtown Sarasota - A great photo ...

Boats On Main Block Party

Fri, Jul 5

Meet & Greet - Who's In the Driver's Seat

Participating race teams will be signing autographs and providing giveaway items to guests. $5 Adults - Children 12 and Under Free

Meet & Greet - Who's In the Driver's Seat

Sat, Jul 6

Sarasota Grand Prix Car Show & Motorcycle Dealer Event

View dozens of classic and late model cars at Rossiter's Harley-Davidson Dealership Show Entry Fee - $20 Per Vehicle (No Pre-registration) No Coolers Allowed

Sarasota Grand Prix Car Show & Motorcycle Dealer Event

Sun, Jul 7

SARASOTA POWERBOAT GRAND PRIX FESTIVAL - VIP RACE VIEWING - SUNDAY, JULY...

VIP RACE VIEWING - SUNDAY JULY 7 - 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Enjoy the excitement of offshore powerboat racing from the best "seat on the beach" as race teams battle it out for the checkered flag, ...

SARASOTA POWERBOAT GRAND PRIX FESTIVAL - VIP RACE VIEWING - SUNDAY, JULY...

Sat, Jul 20

22N at The Gator Club

22N Rockin' SRQ at The Gator Club in Downtown Sarasota!!! It Going to be EPIC!!!

22N at The Gator Club

Sat, Aug 24

Kilts on Coquina Beach

Join the New World Celts Sarasota for their annual Celtic Beach Cookout. Wear your favorite kilt and bring your bathing suits. The pavilion is close to the restrooms and beach!! We will provide ...

Kilts on Coquina Beach

Sun, Sep 1

AquaPalooza 2019!

It's back! MarineMax Sarasota brings you fun in the Sun with AquaPalooza 2019! Raft up with fellow boaters to enjoy music, free Giveaways, and more! Party will be at New Pass Sandbar, just in front ...

AquaPalooza 2019!

Sat, Oct 5

Sarasota Pirates & Rum Festival

*****BEAUTIFUL VAN WEZEL BAYFRONT SARASOTA***** Sarasota's biggest and best event in October for cancer awareness!!! Assemble your KREWE and join us for a party like no other for a good cause. Great ...

Sarasota Pirates & Rum Festival

Sun, Oct 27

Morton's Firehouse Chili Cook-Off 20th anniversary

Exciting News to come for The 20th!!

Morton's Firehouse Chili Cook-Off 20th anniversary

Fri, Nov 1

Sarasota Country Music Festival

Head over to downtown Sarasota for the best weekend ever! The inaugural downtown Sarasota Country Music Festival will feature live music, arts/crafts, special attractions & lots of family fun!! ...

Sarasota Country Music Festival