Arts / Entertainment
Biking & Hiking
Dog Parks / Beaches
Free, Cheap & Chic
Golf & Tennis
Relocate & Re-Invent
St Armands Circle
St. Armand’s Circle - Watching confectioners create
sinful treats and browsing the shops are just a few of the fun things to do on
St. Armand’s for there are holiday events, art & exotic car shows as well as live musical performances held every fourth
Friday of the month. (October through May)
Sarasota Ski-A-Rees – A FREE Water Ski Show is held every Sunday (February – May) at 2:00pm. The Ski-A-Rees are
located beyond the parking lot for Mote Marine and “Save our Birds”. Come see the three tier pyramid with exciting
jumps, barefoot skiing, ballet, swivel, trios and doubles! 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, City Island.
Free Mondays at the Museum - The
Ringling Museum opens its doors free of charge every Monday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fun in the Park - Island Park at 1 Marina Plaza, offers lots of free things...a sprawling lawn, beautiful blue
water, a fountain & play yard for children, sun, shade, massive and inventive sculptures, bench swings for watching a
sunset and big, big boats.
Towles Court Arts - Held once a month, take an evening stroll through an array of galleries, studios, jewelry
boutiques, antique stores, gift shops and outdoor cafes. Location: 1938 Adams Lane (2 Blocks South of Ringling Blvd.
just west of Hwy 301) Information: 941-955-4546
Palm Avenue - hosts a monthly Art Walk on the First Friday of each month. Browse the fine art galleries, jewelers,
and restaurants of Palm Avenue while enjoying dancing, live music, entertainment and refreshments. (Palm Avenue -
Sarasota’s Farmer’s Market - Every Saturday - rain or shine... pick-out fresh produce, food, flowers, plants and
crafts while having fun and making new friends. Location: Main St. and Lemon Ave. Sarasota
Polo - Every Sunday afternoon, the public is welcome to bring their picnic baskets and enjoy the thrill of the
"fastest game on four feet". With pony and Clydesdale wagon rides, exciting action, tailgating, half-time
entertainment, divot stomping and plenty of fresh air, Sunday polo is the perfect place for a family outing. Well
behaved (leashed) dogs are also welcome. (December-April).
Attn. Intl. Visitors
(listed north to south)
Anna Maria Island