Are you looking for some upcoming events in Sarasota you might enjoy with family and friends? If so, you’re in luck! There are lots of indoor and outdoor activities to do this weekend in Sarasota, no matter your interests or budget.
As with all Sarasota events in 2022, it’s advised that you still observe social distancing for indoor events. You might also check websites before heading out, in case of unexpected closures or sellout crowds. Also, be sure to keep track of children and your personal belongings! This will ensure nothing detracts from your enjoyment of all the great things to see and do in this beautiful city.
Sunday, March 27th: Beach Market at Coquina
The market at Coquina Beach Park is an excellent chance for you to purchase handmade crafts from local artisans, including jewelry, clothes, artwork, and more. You’ll also find lots of plants, fresh produce and homemade baked goods, and souvenirs to send back home.
The market runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is FREE to attend. To find out more including the exact location of the market on the beach, visit their website:
Sunday, March 27th: ABBA Tribute Concert
If you’re looking for some things to do in Sarasota at night and love the band ABBA, you won’t want to miss ABBA The Concert. This tribute band continues to be a fan favorite around the world, performing such hits as Dancing Queen and The Winner Takes All.
This weekend you can see ABBA The Concert at Van Wezel Hall on Sunday the 27th, starting at 7 p.m. Ticket prices vary according to seating. For more information and to get your tickets in advance, visit the website:
Sunday, March 27th: Joy of Jazz Free Concert
There are even more music related upcoming events in Sarasota you might enjoy this weekend! On Sunday, check out the Joy of Jazz free concert at Centennial Park in nearby Venice. The concert runs from 2 to 4 p.m. and guests are asked to bring their own chairs, blankets, and other necessities.
The concert benefits the Jazz Club of Sarasota Scholarship Fund and is sure to offer some great music you’ll love. For more information, check out the website:
Sunday, March 27th: Venice Car Show
Whether you love antique cars or have one you want to show off, the Venice car show is the place to be this weekend! This show usually features some 250 entrants and hosts thousands of visitors, so you’re sure to find something you’ll love or someone who shares your passion.
The show runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Centennial Park in Venice. If you want to enter your car, be sure to preregister as you cannot do so at the door! For more information, check out the web page:
Sunday, March 27th: Walk to End Summer Hunger
After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Walk to End Summer Hunger is back this weekend! This event, hosted by All Faiths Food Bank, raises money to feed children over the summer months who otherwise rely on school meals to get them through the day.
This year’s walk starts at 8 a.m. at Nathan Benderson Park. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children and participants get a commemorative t-shirt. To find out more and to preregister, visit their web page:
Saturday, March 26th: My Hometown Fest
There are lots of things to do in Sarasota with kids this weekend, including My Hometown Fest this Saturday. This outdoor festival features plenty of food and family-friendly activities, as well as craft beer for the grownups to enjoy.
The festival is being held at Nathan Benderson Park from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets are $25 to $35. Admission includes a wide assortment of great food and beer samples, as well as activities for everyone in the family. To find out more or to get your tickets in advance, visit the Facebook events page:
Saturday, March 26th: Tribute to Elton John
There are even more great musical weekend events in 2022 for you to enjoy, including an outstanding tribute to Elton John this Saturday. Performed by Tokyo Joe, this concert mimics the legendary Elton John down to the finest detail, while ensuring the musical performances are second to none.
Held at the Riverview Performing Arts Center starting at 7 p.m., there are still a number of seats available. To get your tickets in advance, visit the show’s web page at:
Saturday, March 26th: Parrish Chili Cookoff
Whether you love to cook chili or just want to sample someone else’s creation, you can’t miss this weekend’s cookoff! Held on the grounds of the Florida Railroad Museum in Parrish, guests are invited to bring their biggest pot and all needed ingredients to show off their best chili dish.
Tickets are $10 and you can enjoy lots of vendors at the cookoff, so be sure to attend even if chili isn’t your favorite dish. The event also features games and activities for adults and kids alike. For more information including a link to get your tickets in advance, visit:
Saturday, March 26th: UTC Fit Yoga
If you’re searching for fitness related Sarasota events for 2022, be sure to check out UTC Fit Yoga this Saturday, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. This class is open to participants of all fitness levels and will feature a gentle yet challenging stretch you’re sure to love.
This FREE class is being held at University Town Center, outdoors across from The Vitamin Shoppe. Bring your own mat, water, and yoga accessories. For more information, visit the Facebook events page:
Hopefully you’ve found some great ideas for upcoming events in Sarasota you might enjoy this weekend. If so, it’s appreciated if you share this list with family and friends and with your social media contacts as well! Hopefully everyone else will find some great ideas for their weekend plans. As always, come back next week for even more suggestions on what to do in and around the beautiful city of Sarasota.