From street fairs to annual festivals, there’s never a dull moment in Sarasota, Florida, and Regency Inn & Suites hotel puts you near all of the action! Enjoy a getaway of surf, sand, and sun, and immerse yourself in the city’s thriving culture and laid-back atmosphere. Take a look at our must-do local events in Sarasota below and start planning your trip today!
Fun for the whole family! This 10-day festival features all of your county festival favorites, including animal and agricultural exhibits, concerts, eating contests, circus performances, rides, and more! The Sarasota County Fair is held every March at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds on Ringling Boulevard.
A foodie’s paradise, the Suncoast Food & Wine Fest held at the Sarasota Polo Club celebrates a wonderful afternoon of samplings and tastings from some of the area’s delicious restaurants. As you taste some delectable cuisine, indulge with a variety of fine wines and even more tasty beverages.
Enjoy a full week of good tunes and tasty eats during the Sarasota Jazz Festival! Held in March, the event features a wide variety of music, including jazz, ragtime, blues, swing, and more!
What better way to enjoy the sun than by attend this power boat event held in the middle of the summer? Experience thrilling boat races, golf tournaments, fishing tournaments, and parades!
Film lovers cannot miss this festival sponsored by the Sarasota Film Society! Watch all the best films from world-renowned festivals like Cannes, Toronto, and New York right here in Sarasota!
Celebrate the festive season with us! If you’re in town for the holidays, you can’t miss The Greatest Parade on Earth! The Sarasota Downtown Holiday Parade celebrates the town’s famed circus culture during this annual family-friendly event featuring local circus performers, high school marching bands, and more.