Spring Events, on the Florida Gulf Coast.

February 25, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


The Central Gulf Coast isn’t just a great place to visit in March because of the wonderful spring weather—there’s also a month full of great activities and events! Starting in mid-February and going through the end of March, spring training is going on for baseball teams.  These five teams are training within a short drive […]

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The Gasparilla Pirate invasion and festivals.

January 17, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


Make way, mateys, pirates are coming! The Annual Gasparilla Pirate Invasion and Music Festival begins its celebration soon! This event is free to the public and features children’s parades and activities, music, food, concerts, skydiving, a pyrotechnic show, a parade, a film festival, and more. Ticketed bleacher seating is reserved or available at the door, first-come […]

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Symphony in the Sand on Anna Maria Island.

November 5, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


Coquina beach hosts this 3 day celebration of  music in the “Key of  Sea”, beginning Friday  evening Nov. 11 , 6pm-11pm. This event expanded, kicking off  with the country stylings of American  musician John Michael Montgomery, sharing the stage with Ray Scott and Walker McGuire, and local TV and Radio personalities  to Emcee the weekend […]

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The Trail of Treats on Anna Maria Island

October 20, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


This longstanding tradition is one of my favorites. Halloween costumes are getting more and more creative. When Merchants open their doors to the variety of princesses and pirates, creatures and critters, come marching down the lane, it melts your heart. Monday, Oct. 31, the Trail of Treats starts in the AMI Chamber Parking lot from […]

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Bay Fest on Anna Maria Island

August 19, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


Bayfest one of the most anticipated, annual festivals on Anna Maria Island. It is a celebration of food, music, arts and crafts. This family-friendly event, is open for everyone to participate with no entrance fees. Saturday, October 15, 2016, on the North end of Anna Maria Island Florida on Pine Ave.               If you have children […]

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The Cortez Annual Fishing Festival.

January 20, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


The Cortez Annual Commercial Fishing Festival, has been celebrated by the locals, for over 30 years. Just over the Cortez Bridge from your Anna Maria Island vacation cottage.  Featuring the freshest Seafood, caught on the Florida Coast and prepared by local Restaurateurs. The streets are lined with vendors, selling everything from nautical arts and crafts, jewelry and clothing […]

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