Sarasota Area Christmas 2018

christmas lights in sarasota

Sarasota Christmas Events 2018 Even though it may be a chilly 50 degrees for our Christmas season, we still do celebrate Christmas in the Sunshine State. When I first moved to South Florida it was hard to get into the Christmas spirit with no snow and decorated palm trees. However, the longer I live down … Continued

Labor Day Sarasota & Bradenton Events-2018

Labor day events in Sarasota

Did you know that Labor Day became a national holiday in 1894?  The first organized parade dates back a little earlier to New York City in 1882. The parade had such a following that the practice of celebrating workers spread all across the country and that is how it became a federal holiday.  Today, we … Continued

Sarasota Fireworks and July 4th events-Updated 2018

Sarasota Fireworks

July 4th Weekend Events in Sarasota and Bradenton  The month of July heats up here in the Sarasota/Bradenton area with plenty to do.  And the 4th of July weekend in Sarasota and Bradenton is HOT!  You won’t run out of things to do, the problem will be deciding which event to go to.  Click Here … Continued

14 Fun Things to Do for Easter in Sarasota & Bradenton

Things to do for Easter in Sarasota and Bradenton

Updated for 2018 Things to do for Easter in Sarasota and Bradenton Area With the 2018 Easter weekend just around the corner on April 1st, it’s time for us all to figure out what exactly we’re going to spend the day doing.  We’ve put together a list of things to do for Easter in Sarasota, … Continued

St. Patrick’s Day Sarasota & Bradenton 2018

Saint Patrick's Day Sarasota

Saint Patrick’s Day in Sarasota and Bradenton is going to be a great time, celebrated with the traditional Irish fare. Below are some of the best parties in town, organized and ready just for you.  Whether you are looking for a big Irish festival in Sarasota/Bradenton or being in an Irish pub having corned beef … Continued

Valentines Day Ideas and Romantic Gift Ideas

via GIPHY Are you looking for great Valentine’s Day ideas?  If you are like me, I try to find unique gifts that I think my true love may like.  So, where to begin?  Well,  you could go for a romantic gift, or perhaps if you have a partner like my husband, he prefers to do … Continued

New Years Eve Sarasota 2017

Sarasota New Years Eve 2017

The Sarasota area has quite a bit to do to bring in the New Year.  If you are looking for a night out with friends, perhaps a great spot to see the Sarasota fireworks or maybe a romantic evening complete with dinner and fireworks, it’s all right here! Click Here to Stay Up to Date … Continued

22 Fun Things to Do in Bradenton

Things to do in Bradenton

Looking for something to do in Bradenton?  If you are already here, you know about the beautiful waterways around the city between Tampa and Sarasota.  As well as the vast boating activities you can enjoy with over a 20-mile waterway stretch between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Aside from Bradenton’s fabulous beaches what else … Continued

Memorial Day Events in the Sarasota Area

memorial day weekend in sarasota

Updated for 2017-Memorial Day events in Sarasota & Bradenton Area   May is the month that we remember the fallen heroes and our members of the armed forces who have so bravely fought for our freedom that we all enjoy today. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Federal law declaring this day “Memorial Day” … Continued

Top 18 Things to Do in Sarasota for Christmas 2016

Things to do for Christmas in Sarasota

See Updated Article for 2017 Christmas in Sarasota See:  Top 26 Things to Do in Sarasota Are you looking for things to do this holiday season in the Sarasota and Bradenton area? I hear many people say it just doesn’t feel like Christmas among the palm trees. True, it is a little warmer on Anna Maria … Continued