7/12/2019

 

July 16 - 17, 2019

Kids Summer Beach Run

5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Siesta Beach on Siesta Key near the pavilion

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July 16 - 17, 2019

Kids Summer Beach Run

The Kids Summer Beach Runs are 1-mile beach runs held every Tuesday (through July, 30) at Siesta Beach on Siesta Key near the pavilion, and every Wednesday (through July 31) at Brohard Beach (1600 Harbor Drive) next to the Venice Fishing Pier, near Fins at Sharky's, Venice. For ages 1 - 17, participation ribbons are awarded along with a free ice pop each week. Registration at each location begins at 5:30 p.m. and the beach run starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. Free. The runs are a popular summer event combining exercise and fun. Complete four runs and earn a free custom T-shirt along with other prizes. More at 941-861-5000.

5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Siesta Beach on Siesta Key near the pavilion

July 20, 2019

3rd annual luau and hog roast

2pm - 9pm

Spanish Point

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July 20, 2019

3rd annual luau and hog roast

Check out their 3rd annual luau and hog roast at Spanish Point along with games, giveaways, and live music starting at 5 p.m. Charge by the plate for the hog roast. Kid & dog friendly event. Free admission

2pm - 9pm

Spanish Point

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Events

July 19, 2019

Evenings in the Park

5pm - 9pm

The Bayfront Lawn, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

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July 19, 2019

Evenings in the Park

 Enjoy an evening on the bay front and some free live music at the 18th annual summer music fest, "Friday Fest", at the Van Wezel with Rebel Heart, featuring some of today's most popular country songs, mixed with a healthy dose of hits from pop, rock, dance and the blues! The 5-piece band will put on a high-energy, powerful and melodic country rock act.  Bring your lawn chair or blanket, take in the music along with the beautiful Sarasota sunset and enjoy food from food trucks and drinks from local vendors. Outside food and drink is prohibited. This free concert series takes place rain or shine, it moves indoors in case of inclement weather.

5pm - 9pm

The Bayfront Lawn, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Events

July 19 - 20, 2019

Venice Christmas in July

10am - 5pm

Downtown Venice, FL.

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July 19 - 20, 2019

Venice Christmas in July

 Historic downtown Venice brings back Christmas in July. While basically a sales promotion, you can catch Santa and Mrs. Claus riding the trolley and visiting the shops. Ride the trolley for free on both days from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. They will also be raffling off 4 large gift baskets and you can pick up your free raffle tickets at many of the participating downtown businesses. The raffle will be done on Tuesday, July 23rd and winners will be contacted. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Downtown Venice, FL. 

10am - 5pm

Downtown Venice, FL.

Events

July 19 - 21, 2019

2nd Back to Angola Festival

Manatee Mineral Springs park, 1312 Second Ave., E., Bradenton, FL

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July 19 - 21, 2019

2nd Back to Angola Festival

 On the riverfront, you can learn about our region's rich history of Red Bays, Bahamas and the early 1800's community that was known as Angola, near what is now Bradenton Park. Along with live Bahamian music there will also be wood carvers, basket weavers and food vendors selling Bahamian cuisine among others. Hosted by The Oak Tree Community Outreach, the festival is at Manatee Mineral Springs Park in Bradenton. Free admission. Friday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. Manatee Mineral Springs park, 1312 Second Ave., E., Bradenton, FL. More info: 941-807-5013.

Manatee Mineral Springs park, 1312 Second Ave., E., Bradenton, FL

July 20, 2019

Selby's Splashin Saturdays

10am - 12pm

Selby Gardens, 900 South Palm Ave., Sarasota, FL.

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July 20, 2019

Selby's Splashin Saturdays

Take the kids to Selby's Splashin Saturdays during July and have fun with water activities, water slides and games in the cool shade and around the lagoon and waterfall of the Children's Rain Forest Garden. There are also kids' corner activities. Geared for toddlers on up to children 10 years old. Regular admission: Adults $25, Children 4-17 $15, Members Free. Member guests $10, 3 and under free.  More info: 941.366.5731.

10am - 12pm

Selby Gardens, 900 South Palm Ave., Sarasota, FL.

July 20, 2019:

Christmas in July Arts & Crafts Show

10am - 3pm

Venice Community Center, 326 S. Nokomis Ave, Venice, FL

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July 20, 2019:

Christmas in July Arts & Crafts Show

 It's the  with local vendors and food concessions. Free parking and admission.. More info: 941-861-1380. 

10am - 3pm

Venice Community Center, 326 S. Nokomis Ave, Venice, FL

Events

11/28/2020

Evenings in the Park

7pm - 10pm

Estuary Park

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11/28/2020

Evenings in the Park

We invite you to listen to live bands play beautiful music in the park. Enjoy the sounds of Laureen Davis and the Kings, and enjoy wine tastings hosted by 5th Ave Wines and Spirits.

7pm - 10pm

Estuary Park