Festivals

9 Can’t Miss Events for February in Florida

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s a very busy one here on the Florida Gulf Coast! There’s so much to do in and around Manatee and Sarasota Counties this month – and that’s even before we get to Valentine’s Day! Here’s some of our favorite February events that we think […]

Favorite Festivals and Winter fun at Florida’s Gulf Coast

There is always great outdoor fun happing on Florida’s Gulf Coast. December weather is perfect for Music, Seafood, and cultural festivals. Enjoy the sun, with a light jacket or none at all. Dec 6: 8th Annual Blues Appetizer Concert~Friday, December 6th from 6 pm to 9 pm, FREE!!!!! Rusty Wright Band & Duffy Bishop Band […]

November Events on Anna Maria Island 2019

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 […]

BAYFEST 2019 at Anna Maria Island

Bayfest one of the most anticipated, annual festivals on Anna Maria Island. With all of the world-class restaurants, sweets and treats, cafes and pubs, this offers an easy way to sample their best dishes.   This celebration of food, music, arts, and crafts is a family-friendly event, open for everyone to participate with no entrance fees. […]

Kilts on Coquina Beach

Who needs to go to Europe for a Scottish vacation? Not you! Thanks to the annual Celtic Beach Cookout, all you need is a trip to the Florida Gulf Coast in August to get a little bit of that Scotch action. New World Celts The event is hosted by the New World Celts – Sarasota […]