Things To Do This Weekend In Sarasota!

Jennifer Flanders
Jennifer Flanders
Published on April 27, 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 29 • 5 PM- 7 PM

Suncoast Remake Learning Days: Play at the bay

The Bay Park – Civic Green North side of the Municipal Auditorium

801 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236

From 5:00 – 7:00 pm, join us on The Bay’s Civic Green for tree-themed movement, art-making, and seed planting. Hungry? Families are invited for lite bites and cool drinks. Afterward, bring a blanket and lawn chairs and join us for free popcorn and a screening of The Lorax in celebration of National Arbor Day! Suncoast Remake Learning Days are made possible by the generosity of The Patterson Foundation.

Saturday, April 30 • 9 AM – 2 PM

2022 Children’s Book Fair and Family Fun Day

Downtown Bradenton Public Market 101 Old Main Street, Bradenton

As part of the Downtown Bradenton Public Market, this event is free to attend, open to all, and features book signings and other activities. The 2022 Children’s Book Fair is part of the Suncoast Remake Learning Days presented by The Patterson Foundation. 

Saturday, April 30 • 7 AM – 1 PM

Sarasota Farmers Market

Sarasota Farmers Market, 1 N. Lemon Avenue, Sarasota

We are proud to provide our community with a connection to local farmers, growers, artisans, and chefs, right in the heart of Downtown Sarasota. Open every Saturday, rain or shine, 52 weeks a year, 7 am – 1 pm.

Saturday, April 30 • 2 PM – 4:30 PM

The Purge Community Event

Longwood Park, 6050 Longwood Run, Blvd Sarasota

Time to do some Spring cleaning! Bring your gently used clothes, toys, household, and baby items to exchange at this community swap event! You do not have to give items in order to participate and whatever is left over will be taken to local charities. All families in Sarasota and Manatee County are welcome to participate. To get more details or sign up please visit The Purge Community Event Group on Facebook.

Sunday, May 1 • 12 PM

Dunedin Blue Jays at Bradenton Marauders

LECOM Park, 1611 9th Street West, Bradenton

Bradenton Marauders Tickets – May 1 – LECOM Park (Bradenton)

Buy Bradenton Marauders tickets from Vivid Seats and be there in person on May 1, 2022 at LECOM Park in Bradenton.

If you’ve attended a Bradenton Marauders event before, you know the excitement and energy of the crowd makes for a truly unforgettable experience. With Bradenton Marauders tickets from Vivid Seats, you can experience it live.

Sunday, May 1 • 5 PM – 9 PM

Bain Beakley at Marina Jack

Blue Sunshine Patio at Marina Jack, 2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota

Tampa-born, Sarasota-based singer/guitarist Bain Beakley has learned to interweave his technical, vocal, instrumental, and songwriting skills as both a touring musician and local stalwart on the Sarasota area live music scene.

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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