Happy August: Your Source For Some Fun In Sarasota This Weekend!

Jennifer Flanders
Jennifer Flanders
Published on August 3, 2022

We hope you’ve been having some fun in Sarasota and are having an amazing summer. Our family has been really enjoying all that Sarasota has to offer and our son Jake graduated from Florida State University this past week. What have you been doing this summer? Any last-minute trips planned before everyone returns to school? Let us know! Sarasota and the surrounding area are great spots to raise your family and have tons of fun!

We are your source for upcoming and fun things to do in Sarasota this weekend and other fun info! We’re also your Realty Resource in Sarasota! Just so you know… If you’re looking to buy a home, sell your home in Sarasota, or seeking more information about the area, we are your source! Compass Florida is an amazing brokerage I’m proud to be a part of and look forward to making moving transitions or purchases of large properties seamless for our customers

Here are a few of our picks for things to do this holiday weekend in Sarasota!

Friday, August 5 • 6 PM – 9 PM

Movie in the Park

Sutton Park, 1036 6th St W, Palmetto, FL

You are invited to our August Movie In the Park event! In Sutton Park, we will be showing Spiderman: No Way Home on August 5, starting at 6:00 pm. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and family members to this super fun family event. It is free admission, snacks and drinks will be provided by Waste Management Inc. Outside food is allowed.
**No Alcohol Allowed**

Friday, August 5 • 6 PM – 9 PM

Music on Main in Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch, 8100 Lakewood Main St, Bradenton, FL

Join us on Lakewood Ranch Main Street from 6 – 9 pm for Music on Main, a free concert series and block party for the public! The street is lined with food vendors, beer trucks, and sponsor booths, as well as rides and activities for the kids. Proceeds from the event will benefit a local non-profit organization each event.

August: Shelly Bonet will fill the air with rock, soul, and good ole blues music; the deejay will keep you dancing with today’s Top 100 hits, and the event will benefit Asolo Repertory Theatre. It’s a ton of fun and all for a good cause! Guests are welcome to bring chairs, but please leave coolers at home. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a short leash!

Saturday, August 6 • 11 AM – 3 PM

JFCS Summer Event

The Potter Building at the Sarasota Country Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 

Join Us At Our FREE Summer Event On August 6 From 11 A.M. – 3 P.M. At The Sarasota County Fairgrounds’ Potter Building! Enjoy FREE Food From Fat & Happy Barbeque Food Truck, Games, and Family Fun Activities As You Learn All About Our Free Programs, REACH (Relationship Classes), And Ignite (Fatherhood Program).

Event presented by JCFS Cares.

Saturday, August 6 • 4:30 – 9 PM

Lazy Daisies

Owen’s Fish Camp, 516 Burns Lane, Sarasota, FL

The Lazy Daisies will be at Owens Fish Camp this Saturday night, jamming in the backyard until the sun goes down! See you guys there!

Sunday, August 7 • 11 AM – 1 PM

Family Day

Saint Armands Circle, St Armands Cir, Sarasota, FL, 34236

Family Day will return to St. Armands Circle on Sunday, August 7th. Join us from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for an afternoon of various activities spread throughout the Circle. Enjoy a Superhero themed treasure hunt for the kids. Make your way around the Circle to locate all the clues and have some fun with our talented face painter to display your inner Superhero. 

Let us know what you’re up to this weekend in Sarasota, we’d love to hear from you! Do you have any hip happenings to share with us? We would love to hear… email me at [email protected].

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