Living in Sarasota is pretty great! With beautiful weather and natural surroundings, endless cultural and entertainment venues, strong sense of community, fantastic amenities, and so much more, Sarasota is an incredible place to call home. Celebrate your favorite hometown this Saturday at two incredible local events that showcase some of the best things our community has to offer!


A Taste of Downtown Sarasota

Date: Saturday, September 30th

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Sarasota Opera House (61 North Pineapple Avenue)

Cost: $65 per person. Purchase tickets HERE!

Enjoy delicious dishes from your favorite downtown restaurants as you sip on assorted craft beers and specialty cocktails. This great annual Sarasota tradition allows you to sample the best food our city has to offer while mingling with other members of the community. Proceeds from the event support the Sarasota Youth Opera, who will be performing during the event. Participating Restaurants include: The Bijou Café | Brick's Smoked Meats | Cafe L'Europe | Clasico Sarasota | Currants Restaurant | Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood. | El Greco Mediterranean Café | Five-O Donut Co | H2O Bistro | Jack Dusty | Louies Modern | The Melting Pot | Michael's On East | Nancy's Bar-B-Q | Nothing Bundt Cakes | The Rosemary | Selva | Sift Bakehouse | Sweet Mom Italy | Tsunami Sushi & Hibachi Grill | AND More!



Sunset on the Bay

Date: Saturday, September 30th

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Van Wezel Bayfront Lawn (777 North Tamiami Trail)

Cost: FREE!

Celebrate a Sarasota sunset on the bay! Enjoy an evening with Sarasota friends and neighbors! Learn more about “The Bay Project” and all the incredible projects and plans in the works for Sarasota’s Bayfront. Treat yourself to delicious food and beverages from Chefs2U Restaurant & Catering | Gold Coast Eagle Distributing | J&J Barbecue | Jerry’s Hot Dogs | Kona Ice | Mattison's | Sofrito Mama's | TCBY | Uniquely Organics. Enjoy live entertainment by Yesterdayze and Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe. Take in a breathtaking sunset along Sarasota’s bayfront.




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Photo by Paul Martin