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Sarasota sunsets

Some really cool Things to do in Sarasota

If you like white sand beaches and gorgeous blue water, chances are your travels are eventually going to bring you to Siesta Key right here in Sarasota, Florida. If that's where you are heading right now then this little guide is for you.
If you like white sand beaches and gorgeous blue water, ...
Zota Beach REsort

Barefoot in Paradise - Zota Beach Resort

Toes in the sand, sunset strolls, relaxing at the pool, dining with a view, ... You will just love the location of Zota Beach Resort on Longboat Key.Close enough to Downtown Sarasota and St. Armand's Circle and right around the corner of hidden ...
Toes in the sand, sunset strolls, relaxing at the pool, ...
Art Ovation Hotel

Stay-cation in Sarasota

ThinkGypsy decided to go on a little stay-cation here in Sarasota, Florida and they had a blast. Hope you enjoy their video!A special thank you to Art Ovation Hotel and all the amazing businesses that made this perfect:Boca SarasotaCalusa ...
ThinkGypsy decided to go on a little stay-cation here in ...
Chalk Festival

Chalk Festival Love & PeaceChalk Festival Love & Peace

Largest gathering of the world's most famous pavement artists and 3D illusion pavement paintings celebrating the 2016 theme LOVE & PEACE - so get groovy and join us as we turn the road into a museum in motion! Also featuring Pavement Music Festival, ...
Largest gathering of the world's most famous pavement ...
Holiday Parade Sarasota

Annual Sarasota Holiday Parade

December 1, 2018Location: Main St, SarasotaJoin thousands of spectators along Main Street in downtown Sarasota. The parade route is from 301/Washington Blvd to Gulfstream Ave.Come early and bring the whole family to this treasured community ...
December 1, 2018Location: Main St, SarasotaJoin thousands ...
decorated boat

Annual Sarasota Holiday Boat Parade of Lights

December 08, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m.Suncoast Charities for Children will be holding the 32nd Annual Sarasota Holiday Boat Parade of Lights on December 9 and area boaters are invited to enter free of charge. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. with ...
December 08, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m.Suncoast Charities ...
Selby Gardens new year

New Year's Eve at Selby Gardens

New Year's Eve at Selby GardensLocation: Selby Gardens - Marie Selby Botanical Gardens 900 S Palm Ave, Sarasota(941) 366-5731 Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is proud to present Sarasota's most sophisticated and diversely entertaining New Year's Eve ...
New Year's Eve at Selby GardensLocation: Selby Gardens - ...
Kiev-Aniko Ballet of Ukraine

Salute To Vienna - New Year's Concert

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 7:00 PMLocation: Van Wezel Performing Arts HallImre Kollár, conductor (Budapest), Monika Rebholz, soprano (Vienna), Franz Gürtelschmied, tenor (Vienna)Featuring Strauss Symphony of America with dancers from Kiev-Aniko ...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 7:00 PMLocation: Van Wezel ...
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Sarasota Jewish Food Festival

Sunday Jan 29th 2019 9:30 am thru 3:00 pmTemple Sinai, Sarasota, FL, 4631 S Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231, (941) 924-1802What do bagels, chopped liver, chicken soup, blintzes, corned beef and pastrami sandwiches (FF9 's fabulous Corned Beef ...
Sunday Jan 29th 2019 9:30 am thru 3:00 pmTemple Sinai, ...
powerboats

2018 P1 Sarasota Grand Prix of the Sea

St. Armands Circle / Lido Key BeachThe 34th Sarasota Grand Prix Festival will once again welcome the SuperStock USA Championship on June 30 and July 1.The finale of the 2018 SuperStock Championship will take place ahead of the Fourth of July weekend ...
St. Armands Circle / Lido Key BeachThe 34th Sarasota Grand ...
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Annual Thunder By The Bay Motorcycle Festival

Annual Thunder By The Bay Motorcycle Festival will be held in February .The two day Festival portion of the weekend, being held at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds, will continue to offer free admission to the general public. Wide variety of live ...
Annual Thunder By The Bay Motorcycle Festival will be held ...
Rodeo

Annual Fall PRCA Rodeo

Annual Fall PRCA Rodeo, (863) 494-2014Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo, 124 Heard St, Arcadia, FL 34266Come one, come all to the Annual Fall PRCA Rodeo in October. Tickets are $15 general admission. Kids 10 and under are $10. ON SALE NOW! ...
Annual Fall PRCA Rodeo, (863) 494-2014Arcadia All-Florida ...
Film Festival

The Annual Sarasota Film Festival

The Annual Sarasota Film Festival emphasizes the best in cinema alongside exciting programs and events, with more than 200 films screened each year including features, documentaries, shorts, and kid-friendly picks.In our 20th year, we're proud to ...
The Annual Sarasota Film Festival emphasizes the best in ...
Race cars

2018 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

2018 Firestone Grand Prix of St. PetersburgThe Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, an annual spring break tradition in the Tampa Bay area, will again serve as the opening race for the Verizon IndyCar Series season for an eighth consecutive year. ...
2018 Firestone Grand Prix of St. PetersburgThe Firestone ...
2017 World Rowing Championships

2017 World Rowing Championships

From September 23 - October 1, 2017, the World Rowing Championships, an international rowing regatta organized by FISA (the International Rowing Federation), will be held at Nathan Benderson Park, a Grade A course in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida, ...
From September 23 - October 1, 2017, the World Rowing ...
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4th Annual Sustainable Seafood Dinner (AKA Trash Fish)

Sunday Aug 6 2017, 5:30 pm thru 9:30 pm Louies Modern, 1289 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236Join Edible Sarasota Magazine and 11 of Sarasota's nationally-renowned chefs at Louies Modern on August 6th , 2017. The 4th Annual Sustainable Seafood Dinner ...
Sunday Aug 6 2017, 5:30 pm thru 9:30 pm Louies Modern, 1289 ...
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Chefs Cooking For Kids - Bradenton

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast for a culinary extravaganza with leading local chefs and restaurants. Enjoy delicious culinary samplings created by our guest Chefs de Cuisine, music and auction.Thursday, June 1 at 6 PM - 9 PMIMG ...
Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast for a ...
Chef Craig Chasky

Cooking like (with) a King

Personal Chef, Catering, Health & Wellness, Cooking Classes, Cooking with Essential Oils, Creator of new Spices, ... Chef Craig Chasky does it all! If you infuse herbs and spices with oils they have 50-70 times the strength and that enhances and ...
Personal Chef, Catering, Health & Wellness, Cooking ...
sprouts saraota

Sprouts Farmers Market opened in Sarasota!

First impressions: With lots of specialty items you don't get anywhere else, it's between Whole Foods and Trader Joe'sSprouts definitely adds new items to the kitchen, like edible flowers. It has a really large selection of rice, sugar, seeds, ... ...
First impressions: With lots of specialty items you don't ...
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There is a Birthday Club in Sarasota

Did you know that there is Birthday Club in Sarasota?And that it's free to join?Right after joining, some Businesses will even send you a Welcome Gift just for signing up!You will receive your Birthday Gifts per email just before your Birthday ...
Did you know that there is Birthday Club in Sarasota?And ...
Iron chef

Iron Chef: Thanksgiving Leftovers Edition

Nov 29th, 6:00 pm thru 8:00 pmSouth Manatee Library6081 26th St W Bradenton, FlCreative in the kitchen? Show off your skills in this Iron Chef themed competition! Create a whole new dish using ingredients found on your Thanksgiving Day table... plus ...
Nov 29th, 6:00 pm thru 8:00 pmSouth Manatee Library6081 ...
Firehouse chili

MORTON'S FIREHOUSE CHILI COOK-OFF

Osprey Avenue between Hyde park street and Hillview Avenue.Fifteen of Sarasota Fire Houses including firehouses from Englewood, North Port and Boca Grande will compete against each other for the title of the Best Fire House Chili in Sarasota and for ...
Osprey Avenue between Hyde park street and Hillview ...
Food Truck Rally

JDub's Food Truck Rally - 8/20

JDub's Brewing is hosting an array of local food trucks on the 3rd Saturday of each month. Come out and enjoy local beer & food from people striving to add to Sarasota's culture and community awareness. Join us at the brewery 1215 Mango Ave, for our ...
JDub's Brewing is hosting an array of local food trucks on ...
First Friday Gulf Gate

First Friday Gulf Gate: August 5th, 6pm

Support local business and join us the "First Friday" of every month in Gulf Gate! Shop small + discover new spots in one of Sarasota's most eclectic shopping villages.Save the date! The next First Friday Gulf Gate event is on August 5th. Celebrate ...
Support local business and join us the "First Friday" of ...
Sarasota Film Festival

Sarasota Filmfestival 2016

Held annually in Sarasota, FL., The Sarasota Film Festival emphasizes the best in cinema alongside exciting programs and events, with more than 180 films screened each year including features, documentaries, shorts, and kid-friendly picks. Entering ...
Held annually in Sarasota, FL., The Sarasota Film Festival ...
Chillounge Night

Chillounge Night - One of the best events in Sarasota!

The return to S. Palm Avenue provides the perfect ambiance for a night to remember. It provides a charming and enchanting backdrop for our event and the outpouring of support from our fan base to return to the S. Palm Avenue venue has been ...
The return to S. Palm Avenue provides the perfect ambiance ...
Sarasota Mardi Gras Festival

Sarasota Mardi Gras Festival

Payne Park Sarasota, February 5th, 6th and 7th. This three day event will feature DJs, musicians, and bands some all the way from New Orleans. Hosted by Sarasota's own, Phil Phunn. Join us under the huge Big Top where you will find many of your ...
Payne Park Sarasota, February 5th, 6th and 7th. This three ...
Bungalow Beach Resort

Awards for Bungalow Beach Resort & Siesta Key Bungalows

Bungalow Beach Resort on Anna Maria Island and its sister property, Siesta Key Bungalows, have recently each been awarded two prestigious national awards placing them in the top 10% of properties globally!Both resorts have been recognized for their ...
Bungalow Beach Resort on Anna Maria Island and its sister ...
Mi Pueblo Sarasota food and drinks

As Mexican as it can get!

If you are in Sarasota and want the perfect margarita paired with an outstanding Mexican especial (yes, with these margaritas you pair drinks with food, not vise versa:) then there is no way around one of the three mi Pueblo Mexican Restaurants! My ...
If you are in Sarasota and want the perfect margarita ...
Wild ginger

Wild Ginger Apothecary Eco-friendly Health + Beauty Boutique

Wild Ginger Apothecary is now open at 6557 Superior Avenue in the lively and up-and-coming Gulf Gate neighborhood of Sarasota, Florida. This natural health boutique is poised to bring a new dimension to the popular and growing eco-friendly health ...
Wild Ginger Apothecary is now open at 6557 Superior Avenue ...
sarasota sunset

Sarasota Sunsets

Sarasota Sunsets just never get old, right? Even if most of our tourists don't feel it, we do have seasons here in Sarasota, and our sunsets reflect the time of the year.They come in many different colors, and the most beautiful ones are surrounded ...
Sarasota Sunsets just never get old, right? Even if most of ...
day trips

Top10Sarasota.com is looking for 10 Day-Trips.

There are tons of great activities in Florida, and most of them can be done during a day-trip. No matter if you are in for outdoors, goofing around with a mouse or brooming it through Hogwarts Castle - there is something for everybody. Now we want ...
There are tons of great activities in Florida, and most of ...
Art Voka

US Austrians met in Miami for the Grand Opening VOKA

It was a beautiful Miami evening when US Austrians met in Miami for the Grand Opening VOKA. Frank Stronach invited to this special evening at his Gulfstream Park and personally introduced the Austrian artist, who is at least as colorful as his huge ...
It was a beautiful Miami evening when US Austrians met in ...
top10 Sarasota Facebook

Local facebook page by EDG reaches 25,600 Fans

Awesome! Our facebook page for local marketing - www.facebook.com/top10sarasota - reached 25,600 fans today! While we believe that facebook is not the right medium to sell your products and services we still recommend to use facebook for your ...
Awesome! Our facebook page for local marketing - ...
Fully automated club system

Edelsbacher developed fully automated Club System

Your Club Website collects Email Addresses & Phone Numbers, ready to use in your marketing campaigns 1. Your Club Come up with a Club Special. Your Club sends it to your Customers per Email & Text Message. 2. Fully Automated Birthday Gift System ...
Your Club Website collects Email Addresses & Phone Numbers, ...
siesta key

Siesta Key Beach - one of the best beaches in the world

Siesta Key Beach (top10 Sarasota) -It's not really a secret that the beautiful Siesta Key Beach is one of the best beaches in the world!Yahoo Travel has published "10 beaches that should be on your bucket list." They say that the sand is what makes ...
Siesta Key Beach (top10 Sarasota) -It's not really a secret ...
Harradura Tequila

Harradura Tequila at Mi Pueblo

The steps in the production of Tequila Herradura were no different from the way it is made today but the machinery and methods are from another century. In 1870, Félix López officially registered San José del Refugio as a tequila-producing ...
The steps in the production of Tequila Herradura were no ...

Professor Flanny, from Mr. Beerys, reviews Big Top Brewing's

This week Professor Flanny, from Mr. Beerys, reviews Big Top Brewing's Suncoast Pale Ale. Big Top Brewing is Sarasota's first full-production craft brewery! This 5.2 abv American Pale Ale is golden in color. The brewer describes it as "the perfect combination of biscuity sweet flavor and just when you think the ...
This week Professor Flanny, from Mr. Beerys, reviews Big ...

Lexington Brewery's Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout

This week Professor Flanny, from Mr. Beerys, reviews Lexington Brewery's Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout.Lexington Brewery followed-up on the popularity of their Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, by adding a stout to their year-round line-up. This 8.0%abv Imperial Stout is brewed with Haitian coffee. After brewing the beer ...
This week Professor Flanny, from Mr. Beerys, reviews ...

This week, Professor Flanny from Mr. Beerys, reviews New Bel

New Belgium, a large craft brewery from Colorado who only recently started distributing their beers here in Florida, is most well-known for their Fat Tire Ale. But, there is more to this craft beer house - including one of their flagship beers - Ranger IPA.This IPA, or India Pale Ale, comes in at 6.5%abv - which is ...
New Belgium, a large craft brewery from Colorado who only ...
Day of the Dead - Día de Muertos

Day of the Dead - Día de Muertos

Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have ...
Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican ...
Blue Door Spa & Salon

A Fun Day at Blue Door Spa & Salon

Don't you just want to go to a salon and be completely satisfied? Deciding where to get your hair done is one of the most difficult decisions. I have tried different salons but I have to tell you, Blue Door Spa and Salon in Bradenton is the answer ...
Don't you just want to go to a salon and be completely ...
Bentley's Hotel

Mini Vacation at Bentley's in Osprey

For my last mini vacation, I decided to check out Bentley's Boutique Hotel in Osprey, Florida. From the second I entered the lobby I was amazed. At the front desk, I was greeted by a smile and given my room. I had the choice of a Deluxe Room and a ...
For my last mini vacation, I decided to check out Bentley's ...
Mexican Independence Day

Mexican Independence Day at Mi Pueblo

On September 16th, the people of Mexico celebrate the anniversary of the day that they gained independence as a country. The Mexican Independence Day is one of the biggest holidays in Mexico; people celebrate with food, songs, fireworks, and - of ...
On September 16th, the people of Mexico celebrate the ...
Mi Pueblo Sarasota

Do you know Tequila?

Making Tequila is based on century old techniques that reflect the Hispanic culture. If you think that Tequila is just another cheap spirit to get drunk, you are wrong. As aperitif it opens your appetite, but it also finishes a typical Mexican ...
Making Tequila is based on century old techniques that ...
Montessori

Joyful learning in Sarasota. Possible?

Freedom is what everybody dreams of. I have it. Montessori gives it. I love Montessori because I can do anything, I have the freedom to follow my dreams. And that's all I need to be happy. We all have different goals, different views about education ...
Freedom is what everybody dreams of. I have it. Montessori ...
Blackfish

Sarasota Film Festival Opening Night Movie

The opening movie for the film festival, "Blackfish," was a documentary on killer whales in captivity. Not only was it filled with moving personal stories from ex-trainers themselves, but it also followed the life of killer whale, Tillikum. This ...
The opening movie for the film festival, "Blackfish," was a ...
Sarasota Farmers Market

Strolling the Farmers Market Downtown

Saturday is one of my favorite days. Every Saturday morning there is Farmers Market Downtown, Sarasota, from 7 am till 1 pm with over 70 vendors! They have such cool things there. So many plants, fruits, organic veggies, flowers, music, crafts, and ...
Saturday is one of my favorite days. Every Saturday morning ...
National Cemetery Wreath Collection

Help for the National Cemetery

On Saturday the 13th of January, 2013, Maverick, this time without Lulu :) from the radio station 106.5 CTQ was hosting a small event at the National Cemetery. The National Cemetery on Clark Road in Sarasota is the sixth National Cemetery in ...
On Saturday the 13th of January, 2013, Maverick, this time ...
Nina Edelsbacher with Love and Theft

Anybody Country?

On Saturday, November 24, 2012 the awesome Desoto Music Fest had been held at the Manatee County Fairgrounds. I got invited by Sharon McGlynn, director of the Hernando De Soto Historical Society (Oh boy, I hope I spelled that right).Live singers ...
On Saturday, November 24, 2012 the awesome Desoto Music ...