Our trees don’t turn red or yellow but the aqua water is a nice distraction. The Islands are filled with a variety of music, entertainment, and festivals for the whole family.
Selby Gardens Orchid Show~ Experience the Orchid Show 2019 From Nov 1- Dec 1, with magnificent orchids in the Tropical Conservatory including Asian specimens from Selby’s living plant collection. Don’t miss this special attraction” Blossoms of Asia” in a whole new light, November 6, 2019, · 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Guests will enjoy an exclusive after-hours lighted viewing of the orchid displays with live entertainment by the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School, light bites, wine and beer in Michael’s on the Bay. 900 S. Palm Avenue • Sarasota, FL 34236
7th annual Symphony on the Sand ~ Coquina Beach is hosting the musical and gourmet event featuring the Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus & Orchestra on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Make your way to the Island of Anna Maria, and sink your toes in the sand while enjoying gourmet small plates and refreshments to a symphonic serenade at sunset. Opt for Deck seating or a blanket on the beach. Come early for the sand sculpting competition. It is a family affair. Plenty of Parking at the Beach but the free trolley is a nice alternative. 2650 Gulf Dr. S Bradenton Beach FL 34217, FL
Nov 9th and 10th mark the 8th annual Stone Crab and music Festival at the Swordfish Grill. Known for, giving back to the community and supporting local commercial fishermen the Swordfish knows how to pack the day with great food and live music and family activities. Live music fills the air, as area bands take the stages for 3 days of dancing in the streets. Family-friendly with kid zones and artisan booths. Rain or shine this is the place to be. 4628 119th St W Cortez, Florida 34215
Island Players ~ Enjoy live entertainment from local actors at this charming community theater. The Box Office is now open Monday through Saturday, 9 AM to 1 PM! Shows from November 7 – November 17, 2019. “Relatively Speaking” by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Heiko Knipfelberg.
Sarasota Medieval Fair ~Lords and ladies join us at the Ringling Woods behind the Sarasota Fairgrounds for exciting tournaments, scrumptious feasts, & pure family fun! Saturdays & Sundays, Nov. 9 – Dec. 1, 2019, | 10 am-5:30 pm Join in or be a spectator at 3000 Ringling Blvd Sarasota, FL 34237.
Downtown Bradenton block party ~ Once a month, music, vendors, and food trucks will take over our beautiful Old Main Street in Downtown for a FREE event open to the public Street concert featuring the Whiskey Blind Bradenton Band. Just head west on Manatee Ave to Downtown Bradenton, Wednesday, November 27, 2019, from 5 PM – 12 AM, at 400 12th St W, Bradenton, Florida 34205.
Siesta Key Crystal Classic Sand Sculpting Competition and Festival~ November 15 – 18, 2019 Siesta Key Beach is hosting the annual competition. A favorite beach of the professional sand sculptors who have competed here, you will be amazed at the talented artisans who grace our sugar sands. Make time to see the one of a kind art, before it is diminished by wind and rain. Tickets for admission is $10 per day on site but you can purchase a 4 Day Pass, a Daily Pass and/or your daily reserved parking passes in advance here https://www.siestakeycrystalclassic.com/event-info/2019-festival-tickets. Ride the Siesta Key Breeze Free Trolley Service on the island to avoid parking issues.