There is no better time than now to enjoy some upcoming events in Sarasota! The July 4th weekend is almost upon us, which means you might plan some things to do this weekend in Sarasota, before beaches and venues get too crowded. The end of June also means that most kids are out of school. With that in mind, there are some things to do in Sarasota with the kids you’ll want to check out for the weekend.
As always, be sure to stay hydrated and protected from the sun no matter your plans but especially when outdoors at midday. It’s also good to check ahead before stepping out, in case venues are sold out or canceled for any reason. That way, nothing will interfere with enjoying all your weekend events for 2022!
Friday, June 24th: Rosemary Park Yoga
There is no better way to kick off the summer than by trying out a little yoga! A yoga routine is an excellent choice for stretching muscles and increasing blood circulation and flexibility, without the risk of injury. This Friday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., you can join a guided yoga class at Rosemary Park, hosted by Rosemary Court Yoga and open to everyone.
This FREE class will take you through a wide range of yoga poses, perfect for everyone no matter your fitness levels. Organizers are asking attendees to bring their own mat, towel, water, and other accessories. To find out more including directions to the event and other vital information, check out the Facebook page:
Friday, June 24th: Live Music in the Park
If you’re searching for things to do in Sarasota at night or need a good date night idea, check out Live Music in the Park on Friday the 24th. From 7 to 9 p.m. you can visit Payne Park for a FREE outdoor concert. This weekend, enjoy Hot Club of SRQ for a blend of jazz and swing you’re sure to love.
Attendees should bring their own lawn chair, blanket, and other needed items to enjoy this outdoor event. Also, you can choose something from the menu at Café in the Park starting at 6 p.m. Menu prices vary but be sure to arrive hungry, as Café in the Park specializes in fresh, vegetarian and vegan choices! For more information including a map to the park and reservation form, check out the Facebook events page:
Saturday, June 25th: Sacred Chants Circles
If you’re looking for things to do in Sarasota at night, check out the Sacred Chants Circles this Saturday the 25th. From 7 to 9 p.m. you’re invited to sing along with chants led by Lotus Heart and percussionist Michael Rutherford. If you’re shy about your singing voice, you can still add your favorite mantra to the performance or just respectfully observe the group.
Admission is $20 per person and attendees must purchase tickets in advance. Parking is also limited, so be sure to arrive early to find a spot and get settled before everyone begins! To get your tickets or find out more about the event, visit the Facebook page:
Saturday, June 25th: Zumba with Yael
There are still lots of things to do this weekend in Sarasota that will get you moving and get the blood flowing! This Saturday the 25th, head over to The Mall at University Town Center for a FREE Zumba class, sure to help you start shedding unwanted pounds while increasing energy levels.
Held in the Macy’s court along the mall’s lower level from 9 to 10 a.m., Zumba instructor Yael Campbell will guide in a challenging workout you’re sure to love. Afterwards, you can also visit the Fabletics store nearby and receive some great discounts on their awesome workout apparel! For more information about where to meet and what to bring, check out the website before heading out:
Sunday, June 26th: Siesta Key Drum Circle
With school out for the summer, you might be looking for even more things to do in Sarasota with the kids. If so, why not check out the Siesta Key Drum Circle this Sunday, right on Siesta Beach? Starting about an hour before sunset, you can dance, sing, bang your own drum, or just watch the fun!
The drum circle is FREE to enjoy and open to anyone, and always offers a great time for the entire family. To find out more including the best place to meet and what to bring, visit the website:
Sunday, June 26th: Spheres Bubble Show
If you can head over to nearby Bradenton, you’ll want to take the kids to the Spheres Bubble Show. This event combines science with a touch of magic, creating huge bubble and foam formations sure to wow the crowd. High-energy music and lasers enhance the show, so everyone stays entertained!
The show runs from 1 to 2 p.m. and ticket prices vary according to seating in the theater. Your host for the show, Blaise Ryndes, was featured on Season 13 of America’s Got Talent, so you know you’ll love the performance! Check out what she has to offer by getting your tickets in advance:
Sunday, June 26th: Sundays at the Bay with Jelly Roll Jazz
Sundays at the Bay is a FREE outdoor concert event held right on The Bay Sarasota, offering a wide range of performances every week. This Sunday the 26th you can enjoy Jelly Roll Jazz, featuring classic jazz favorites from the 30s, 40s, and beyond.
Attendees should bring a lawn chair, blanket, and other accessories. The music starts at 4 p.m. and typically lasts a full hour. To find out more including the best place to gather and enjoy the show, visit the Facebook events page:
Have you found some upcoming events in Sarasota to check out this weekend with family and friends? If so, be sure to share this list on your social media pages so everyone can make their plans! Also, come back next week for even more local events, as there are always lots of great sights and sounds to enjoy in this amazing city.