Wonder What’s Happening In Sarasota FL This Weekend?

Jennifer Flanders
Jennifer Flanders
Published on March 18, 2022

Jenn Flanders Realty has you covered! We love the weekend and all of the fun things to do in Sarasota that keep us all smiling well into the work week!

We want to be your source for things to do this weekend in Sarasota! 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 short list of some of our favorite hip happenings this weekend in Sarasota and the surrounding area!

Friday, March 18 (- March 27)

First Night Of The 2022 Sarasota County Fair

3000 Ringling Blvd. Sarasota, FL

The Fairgrounds features our annual Sarasota County Agricultural Fair, which is a 10-day event each March and features Rides, Entertainment, Crafts, Horticulture, Science Fair, Livestock, and Auction. The benefits of this annual event go to promoting the 4-H and FFA.

The Sarasota Fairgrounds and Robarts Arena are operated by the Sarasota Agricultural Fair Association, Inc., a 501c3 not-for-profit with a 25-member board of directors. The association produces the annual Sarasota Agricultural Fair with an annual attendance of over 140,000.

The Sarasota Fair moves into the 21st Century dedicated to continuing showcasing the agricultural industry, commerce, customs, and cultures of Sarasota County while sustaining and developing family entertainment and enhancing economic vitality.

Our mission statement says that our association will efficiently utilize the association’s assets, be innovative in planning and growth, protect the public investment, maintain sensitivity to the environment, preserve and showcase our agricultural heritage and other local economic interests, including the development and education of our youth, creating cultural traditions culminating in the annual fair. For more information visit: Sarasota Fair.

Saturday, March 19 • 10 AM

The Spring Indie Markets at University Town Center

140 University Town Center Dr Sarasota, FL 34243

The Spring Indie Markets at University Town Center are returning for 2 weekends this March! Presented by Florida Blue.

Saturday, March 19th (10am-6pm)
Sunday, March 20th (11am-4pm)
Saturday, March 26th (10am-6pm)
Sunday, March 27th (11am-4pm)

Located in Parking Lot 8, in front of Brio Italian Grille. Shop from 70+ crafters, artisans & independent business owners from all over Florida. Vendors include Spring Decor, Candles, Jewelry, Clothing, Accessories, Art, Bath Products, Crystals, Treats, Produce & more! Also featuring Food Trucks, Axe Throwing & Entertainment. FREE PARKING & FREE ENTRY. For more information: Check out our Facebook Page.

Saturday, March 19 • 3 – 4:30 PM

The Play That Goes Wrong

Florida Studio Theatre
1241 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL

Welcome to the opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor, where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), everything that can go wrong does go wrong during this 1920s murder mystery play. Will these accident-prone performers beat the odds and make it to their final curtain call? Find out with this Olivier Award-winning comedy. To learn more check out this site.

Sunday, March 20 • 5 PM – 8 PM

Astronomy by The Bay – Spring Equinox Sun-Fest

The Bay Park Civic Green, 801 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236

Following the Sunday at The Bay concert, join us on the first day of spring for an afternoon of solar gazing with the help of a very special solar scope and a handful of enthusiastic volunteers eager to share their unique view of our sun with the park goers. Sidewalk Science brings a hands-on element with related activities such as an interactive solar system display and models that demonstrate how equinoxes and solstices function in Earth’s orbit.

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

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