Sarasota's circus roots run deep, so it's only natural we have our very own hometown hero & high-wire daredevil. With all eyes fixed on his walk this June, come see for yourself that the spirit and awe of the circus is still alive in Sarasota County.
Seafood and Sarasota go together like crabmeat and butter. One look at our sparkling Gulf of Mexico has locals and visitors conjuring up visions of seafood in all its guises: grilled, blackened, baked, and fried. You name it, we've got it.
Here's something you may not have known: In the U.K., public swimming pools and water recreation facilities are commonly referred to as "lidos." And Lido Key has its own lido - an azure community jewel rich in history and beauty, just waiting for you to come and make a splash.
When:July 13 2013 at 9am - 10pm Location: Florida Studio Theatre Description: FST'S Sarasota Improv Festival brings two nights of comedy to Downtown Sarasota with some of the hottest groups on the Improv scene nationwide. Acts from all over the country will perform on the Cabaret stage in the festival that Sarasota Magazine called "high-energy" and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune called "hilarious." The festival will also feature Improv workshops taught by the professional Improvisers attending the festival. This is a must-see event for anyone with a funny bone!
Weekend Pass $59 Includes 10 shows and Special Event: The Improvised Shakespeare Company.
Night Pass (Friday or Saturday) $49 Includes 5 Shows and Special Event: The Improvised Shakespeare Company
Single Tickets $10/show
When: July 19 2013 at 10am - 5pm Location: Venice Main Street Description: While Santa lounges on the beach, Mrs. Claus hits the streets. The streets of historic downtown Venice, that is. The shopping has to get started early so Mrs. Claus is out picking up the deals. Our shops are offering unheard of specials. There will be giveaways, Mrs. Claus will be handing out candy canes and yes, we will even have snow.