Kelly Quigley on Sarasota
I love that there is always something to do, fun to be had, and food for the body and the mind in our region. I hope you'll find this a great source of information about Sarasota and beyond.
More to love
Sarasota ranked #1 Best City to Retire
(U.S. News Report 2020)
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton ranked #6 in U.S. for Highest Well-Being Communities
Anna Maria Island ranked
#6 happiest seaside town
(Coastal Living 2018)
Please contact businesses before making plans and stay safe & healthy!
For more, visit Sarasota Magazine's event calendar
LET'S KEEP IN TOUCH!
Music on Main, Friday, August 6, 2-5 pm
Downtown Lakewood Ranch hosts Music on Main the first Friday of the month. Enjoy shopping, dining, and of course, music.
Sarasota Farmers Market
Saturdays, 10 am-2 pm
They're back! Head to the heart of Sarasota for one of the best outdoor markets in the region. Every Saturday, rain or shine.
Back to School Bash, August 7, 10 am-3 pm
University Town Center Mall is hosting the event where 400 kids will receive backpacks, program information, supplies, and fun that includes a scavenger hunt! MORE...
Summer Circus Spectacular at Asolo Theatre
Jul 30 – Aug 14
Enjoy some of the finest circus artists from around the world, performing acts to thrill audiences of all ages. Kids $12, Adults $18. Tickets...
Order a Take-Out Turkey Dinner!
Bevardi’s Salute! Italian Artisan Restaurant
23 N. Lemon Ave., Sarasota, (941) 365-1020, salutesarasota.com
The Bijou Cafe
1287 First St., Sarasota, (941) 366-8111, bijoucafe.net
Brick’s Smoked Meats
1528 State St., Sarasota, (941) 993-1435, brickssmokedmeats.com
The Capital Grille
180 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota, (941) 256-3647, thecapitalgrille.com
Der Dutchman Amish Kitchen
3713 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota, (941) 955-8007, derdutchmansarasota.com
Libby’s Neighborhood Brasserie
1917 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota, (941) 487-7300; 8445 Lorraine Road, Lakewood Ranch, (941) 357-1570, libbysneighborhoodbrasserie.com
7275 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, (941) 921-3400; 101 Riverfront Blvd., Suite 120, Bradenton, (941) 896-9660; mattisons.com
6056 N. Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota, (941) 404-8815, metrodiner.com
Michael’s on East
1212 East Ave. S., Sarasota, (941) 366-0007, bestfood.com
Sprouts Farmers Market
8330 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, (941) 218-8119, sprouts.com
6986 Beneva Road, Sarasota, (941) 363-1709, zildjiancatering.com