Looking For Things To Do In Sarasota This Weekend?

Jennifer Flanders
Jennifer Flanders
Published on April 19, 2022

Jenn Flanders with Compass Florida has you covered!!!

We want to be your source for things to do this weekend in Sarasota and the surrounding towns! Do you have an event going on? Let us know what you’re up to by sending us your event so we can feature it on our blog! Just shoot us an email.

Here’s a shortlist of some of our favorite hip happenings this weekend in Sarasota and the surrounding area!

Friday, April 22 • 10 PM – Sunday, April 24 • 5 PM

2022 Suncoast Boat Show

Marina Jacks, #2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota FL 34236

Join us at the 2022 Sarasota Boat Show, AKA The Suncoast Boat Show, April 22rd-24th at Marina Jack. The event will showcase an incredible lineup of boats and yachts from the Gulf Coast’s leading boat dealers. Plus, you will be able to visit additional vendors and shop for electronics, accessories, jewelry, art, and clothing. With full entertainment including live music, food, and drinks, this event will be fun for the whole family. Free kids fishing clinics (ages 4-16) are presented by hook the future.

Friday, April 22 – Sunday, April 24

Florida Winefest And Auction

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota FL

Since 1991, The Florida Winefest and Auction is a celebration of life and passion that brings food and wine lovers from around the world together for four days of merriment and sharing. Sample sumptuous wines crafted by world-renowned vintners paired with the most extraordinary cuisine specially prepared by classically trained chefs. For more information contact Florida Winefest & Auction.

Saturday, April 23 • 11 AM – 5 PM

33rd Annual Earth Day Festival

Oscar Scherer State Park, 1843 S. Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL

Our Earth Day celebration will include vendors and craft booths; food vendors; tram tours; live music; guided hikes; kids activities; a photo contest and exhibit; and special Earth Day speakers. Join the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new accessible fishing pier. Meet us at the Lake Osprey picnic area. Park entry is FREE for the event! Need more information? Contact [email protected].

Saturday, April 23 • 2 PM – 4 PM

Music On The Porch

Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St W, Cortez, FL

In celebration of the rich musical heritage of Cortez, FMM has partnered with the Cortez Cultural Center to host Music on the Porch!

This FREE music event series is held on the second and fourth Saturday of every month on the Porch of the Bratton Store. Audience members should bring a chair to enjoy the music.

Stay awhile, or bring an acoustic instrument and play along! Please note that Music on the Porch is a jam session, so music is not guaranteed. Musician participation varies.

Sunday, April 24 • 11 AM – 2 PM

Bradenton Blues Brunch

Mattison’s City Grille, Bradenton River Walk, 101 Riverfront Blvd. Bradenton, FL

Join us on the beautiful Bradenton Riverwalk the last Sunday of each month for our new series, the Bradenton Blues Brunch! Guests will enjoy live music and the new Mattison’s City Grille Brunch Menu, featuring local and sustainable cuisine. Each month a new band will perform, so don’t miss a beat! There is no cover charge for the music, simply order your brunch and drinks off the menu.

Make your reservation today by calling ( 941) 896-9660 to reserve your table. Seating is limited.

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

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