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, Jan 26

Hemp Healthy Yoga

WHEN: JANUARY 19TH TIME: 5:30 7:15PM WHERE: TYS DOWNTOWN COST: $30 We invite you to join us for an afternoon of education & relaxation as we discuss the amazing health benefits of the Cannabis plant ...

Hemp Healthy Yoga

Sun, Jan 26 - Sun, Mar 1

SRQ Sundays

Take the plunge and reboot every Sunday at our SRQ (Serenity_Relaxation_Quietude) Sundays! Complimentary Pool Access Rooftop Yoga (10 AM $15) Juice Bar/Smoothie Bar Pool Bar and Restaurant Poolside ...

SRQ Sundays

Thu, Jan 30

Bubbles & Branding

with Sally Ullman Photography and Sirius Day Spa UTC 5 7 pm $99.00 includes entire package See details below Book TODAY to reserve your time Call the Spa 941 357 4611 or email ...

Bubbles & Branding

Thu, Jan 30

Wing House Bike Night

Wings , Motorcycles and Wing House Girls Wing House Under New Management and WELCOMING BACK BIKE NIGHT sponsored by Action Kawasaki Yamaha of Bradenton FL ...

Wing House Bike Night

Fri, Jan 31

Free Show: Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio

Come jam out to Twinkle under the Big Top and enjoy some delicious food from Scott's Deli Food Truck & Wicked Good Cupcakes Tampa

Free Show: Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio

Sat, Feb 1

The Palm Ball - Forever Green. Forever Blue.

The 2020 Palm Ball, Forever Green, Forever Blue, pays homage to the greenery of our land and the bluest of our waters, and the intimate connection between the two. This year's gala marks 13 years of ...

The Palm Ball - Forever Green. Forever Blue.

Fri, Feb 7 - Sun, Feb 9

2020 Spring Training Classic

The 5th Annual USAB Spring Training Classic will be held February 7 9, 2020 in Sarasota, Florida at the Buck O'Neil Complex. The Buck O'Neil Complex is the former Spring Training home of the ...

2020 Spring Training Classic

Fri, Feb 7

22nd ANNUAL THUNDER BY THE BAY MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL "BORN TO BE WILD"...

"BORN TO BE WILD" KICKOFF PARTY February 7, 2020 White Buffalo Saloon (5377 McIntosh Road, Sarasota FL) 6 pm until 10 pm $75 Per Person Open Bar Food Stations Silent Auction 50/50 Raffle Dress: ...

22nd ANNUAL THUNDER BY THE BAY MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL "BORN TO BE WILD"...

Sat, Feb 8

All You Can Eat & Jeep

Join us us brunch and possible convoy somewhere new.

All You Can Eat & Jeep

Sat, Feb 8

Italian Desserts Class

Since the 1800s there has been a large Italian influence in Florida. Join the Florida Maritime Museum and JoAnn Mancuso in learning how to make some of Italy's most delicious desserts. Students will ...

Italian Desserts Class

Fri, Feb 14

Thunder By The Bay Motorcycle Festival - Friday, February 14

FESTIVAL PRESENTING SPONSORS: Rossiter's Harley Davidson & S&S Motorsports of Sarasota Friday February 14 Sarasota Fairgrounds (3000 Ringling Blvd.) 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm $5 Admission (12 Under ...

Thunder By The Bay Motorcycle Festival - Friday, February 14

Fri, Feb 14

Thunder By The Bay VIP Ticket - Friday, February 14, 2020

Thunder By The Bay VIP Ticket Friday, February 14 *PLEASE NOTE: $5 DAILY GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS AND $12 THREE DAY FESTIVAL PASSES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE* VISIT WWW.THUNDERBYTHEBAY.ORG FOR MORE DETAILS ...

Thunder By The Bay VIP Ticket - Friday, February 14, 2020

Sat, Feb 15

Thunder By The Bay Motorcycle Festival - Saturday, February 15

FESTIVAL PRESENTING SPONSORS: Rossiter's Harley Davidson & S&S Motorsports of Sarasota Saturday February 15 Sarasota Fairgrounds (3000 Ringling Blvd.) 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm $5 Gate Admission (12 ...

Thunder By The Bay Motorcycle Festival - Saturday, February 15

Sat, Feb 15

Thunder By The Bay VIP Ticket - Saturday, February 15, 2020

Thunder By The Bay VIP Ticket Saturday, February 15 *PLEASE NOTE: $5 DAILY GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS AND $12 THREE DAY FESTIVAL PASSES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE* VISIT WWW.THUNDERBYTHEBAY.ORG FOR MORE ...

Thunder By The Bay VIP Ticket - Saturday, February 15, 2020

Sun, Feb 16

Love is in the Air! Fundraiser Event for HSMC!

GET YOUR PREMIUM VIP TICKETS TODAY! JOIN US FOR A FUN FILLED DAY! Watch dozens of awesome pups soar through the air during a dog dock diving competition! Experience an exhilarating polo match from ...

Love is in the Air! Fundraiser Event for HSMC!

Sun, Feb 16

Thunder By The Bay Motorcycle Festival - Sunday, February 16

FESTIVAL PRESENTING SPONSORS: Rossiter's Harley Davidson & S&S Motorsports of Sarasota Sarasota Fairgrounds (3000 Ringling Blvd.) 10:00 am until 6:00 pm $5 Gate Admission (12 Under Free) *PLEASE ...

Thunder By The Bay Motorcycle Festival - Sunday, February 16

Sun, Feb 16

Thunder By The Bay VIP Ticket - Sunday, February 16, 2020

Thunder By The Bay VIP Ticket Sunday, February 16 *PLEASE NOTE: $5 DAILY GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS AND $12 THREE DAY FESTIVAL PASSES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE* VISIT WWW.THUNDERBYTHEBAY.ORG FOR MORE DETAILS ...

Thunder By The Bay VIP Ticket - Sunday, February 16, 2020

Thu, Feb 20

Behind the Scenes - Cortez

Join us at the Florida Maritime Museum first for a tour with staff of the museum and learn about Cortez history, followed by a walking tour through the village to A.P. Bell where you will be guided ...

Behind the Scenes - Cortez

Fri, Feb 21

2020 Beach Blast

The IMG Academy Beach Blast continues to attract the nation's most elite basketball players to participate in unrivaled competition. Located at the world renowned IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL, the ...

2020 Beach Blast

Sun, Feb 23

Absolute Queen - Sarasota, FL

COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU! Experience the hyper realistic sights and sounds of what a Queen concert was like in the early 1980s, filled with all of the many hits, incredible vocals, stories about ...

Sat, Feb 29

Exotic Car Festival Lakewood Ranch

Presented by the Ferrari Drivers Group Sarasota

Exotic Car Festival Lakewood Ranch

Wed, Mar 4

4th Annual Everything Buffalo Party - Sarasota 2020

The 4th Annual Everything Buffalo Party will be held on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4th, 2020 5:00pm 10:00pm Sarasota County Fairgrounds & Robarts Arena Early Bird Priced Tickets On Sale for only $47. (until ...

4th Annual Everything Buffalo Party - Sarasota 2020

Thu, Mar 5

ABBA The Concert

ABBA The Concert brings one of the greatest pop phenomena back to life in a truly authentic tribute! Don't miss the most iconic hits from ABBA, including "Mamma Mia," "S.O.S.," "Money, Money, Money," ...

ABBA The Concert

Thu, Mar 5

Florida Strawberry Festival Trip

Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex Florida Strawberry Festival Trip March 5, 2020 Time: 8:30 am 5 pm Price: $35 per person Ages: 18+ Registration Deadline: February 19, 2020 Summary: Join us for a trip ...

Florida Strawberry Festival Trip

Fri, Mar 6

Garden to Plate Wine Dinner

Join us in the Gardens for a casually elegant, outdoor Garden to Plate dining experience! One continuous table will be set for guests on the Great Lawn, where you will enjoy fine wines selected by ...

Garden to Plate Wine Dinner

Fri, Mar 6

Music on Main: Whiskey Blind

Join us on Lakewood Ranch Main Street from 6 9 pm for Music on Main, a free concert series and block party for the public! This event is hosted on the first Friday of each month and will supply lots ...

Music on Main: Whiskey Blind

Sat, Mar 7

Asolo Rep's Annual Gala 2020: A Bollywood Ball

Asolo Repertory Theatre's biggest fundraiser of the season! The event will begin with a cocktail reception and auction, followed by a seated dinner, paddle raise, live music and dancing. This year's ...

Asolo Rep's Annual Gala 2020: A Bollywood Ball

Fri, Mar 13 - Sun, Mar 22

2020 Sarasota County Fair

The annual Sarasota County Fair featuring 4 H and FFA exhibits, rides, great Fair Food, entertainment, vendors and community exhibits. ...

2020 Sarasota County Fair

Fri, Mar 13 - Sun, Mar 15

Sarasota St Paddy's Festival

Celebrate St. Patrick's Festival Downtown Sarasota! Our massive street festival March 13 15, 2020 kicks off Friday night with live music, dancing, games, and pints of o'green beer. Come wear a kilt ...

Sarasota St Paddy's Festival

Sat, Mar 14

Kitchen Trivet - Blacksmith Class

The Kitchen Trivet workshop runs from 9am 4pm with a break for lunch. All safety gear and material will be provided. Learn fundamental hammering techniques and safety by the forge while forging a ...

Kitchen Trivet - Blacksmith Class

Sat, Mar 14

The Taste of Mixon's

Vendors from all over bring in their delicious goodies for everyone to sample. Win prizes by stopping at each and get your card signed or punched. Come join the fun!

The Taste of Mixon's

Wed, Mar 18

Wine & Design: A Surreal Fantasy

Join us for Wine & Design floral design workshops, a hand's on date for you and your friends. Learn how to design gorgeous, custom flower arrangements as we partner with local floral gurus and a ...

Wine & Design: A Surreal Fantasy

Fri, Mar 20

Wine Walk to Ca' d'Zan

Experience wine and food pairings, entertainment and décor inspired by the house that John and Mable built. Sip and stroll across The Ringling grounds encountering tasting stations featuring wines ...

Wine Walk to Ca' d'Zan

Sat, Mar 28

My Hometown Fest 2020

Join Sertoma of Greater Sarasota for the 5th annual My Hometown Festival on Saturday, March 28, 2020. My Hometown Fest is a craft beer & food tasting festival with local music. With over 40 craft ...

My Hometown Fest 2020

Sat, Apr 4

Aqua Egg Hunt

Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex Aqua Egg Hunt April 4, 2020 Time: 1:00 pm Price: $2 Ages: 12 & Under Registration Deadline: N/A Summary: Join us for a hoppin' good time for an Easter egg hunt in the ...

Aqua Egg Hunt

Sun, Apr 12

Easter Brunch

Celebrate Easter Sunday with a buffet brunch, a leisurely egg hunt, games, children's activities, and family photos with the Easter Bunny, all overlooking the beautiful Sarasota Bay. Three seatings ...

Easter Brunch

Sat, Apr 25 - Sun, Apr 26

Lakewood Ranch Spring Fine Art Festival

The Great Lakewood Ranch Spring Fine Art Festival returns on April 25 and 26, 2020 to Downtown Lakewood Ranch. Connecting buyers with sellers #housewares #market Hours are 10 am to 5 pm both Saturday ...

Lakewood Ranch Spring Fine Art Festival

Wed, Apr 29

Lunch in the Gardens - Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind

LUNCH IN THE GARDENS with Eddie Zaratsian, Founder, Eddie Zaratsian Lifestyle and Design When Hollywood stars and international clientele hire Eddie Zaratsian, they know this renowned botanical ...

Lunch in the Gardens - Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind

Fri, May 1

Sarasota Cinco de Mayo Festival

Come share in Downtown Sarasota's Cinco de Mayo festivities, May 1 3, 2020 Celebrate three days of fiery FUN, as we spice up your weekend with the best fresh AUTHENTIC Mexican food, delicious ...

Sarasota Cinco de Mayo Festival

Wed, May 6

One Night of Queen

In 2000, Gary Mullen won ITV's "Stars In Their Eyes" Live Grand Final, with the largest number of votes ever received in the shows history. The record of 864,838 votes was more than twice that of the ...

One Night of Queen

Sun, May 10

Mother's Day Brunch

With an exquisite buffet provided by Michael's on East, mothers and their families are sure to have a delightful day. Three seatings are available. Fun games, children's activities, and family photos ...

Mother's Day Brunch

Fri, Sep 18 - Sun, Sep 20

Suncoast Jeep Festival 2020 (official page)

WE ARE BACK IN 2020! Join us September 18 20 2020 for the Suncoast Jeep Festival in Sarasota, Florida!! 2020 is going to be BIGGER and BETTER!! MORE Days! MORE Vendors! MORE FUN!! EXCITING new ...

Suncoast Jeep Festival 2020 (official page)