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December 9 - 15

Ellenton Holiday Village

Enjoy holiday fun for the whole family with rides, games and fair food, circus thrill shows, holiday lights and displays, ...

Holiday Splendor at The Ringling

Celebrate the holiday season and help support the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots, serving Sarasota and Manatee counties. ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 5401 Bay Shore Blvd., Sarasota, FL
  • Cost: Free Admission with one unwrapped toy per person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

North Pole Express at the Florida Railroad Museum

Join us onboard for a 30 minute ride from Parrish, FL to the North Pole. Upon arrival, everyone will detrain ...

  • 5:30 pm 
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: starting at $21 for Kids, $26 for 12 years and up.
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

13th Annual Gingerbread Festival presented by Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast FL

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida is excited to present its 13th Annual Gingerbread Festival. We hope you’ll join us for ...

2nd Annual UTC Festival of Trees

Join University Town Center and Nathan Benderson Park for the second annual Festival of Trees, a showcase and silent auction ...

2021 Showfolks Holiday Circus Festival

Join us at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds for Sarasota's longest running Circus Event! The 2021 Showfolks Holiday Circus Festival will ...

  • 2:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34237
  • Cost: $8 children, $12 adults
  • Website: Showfolks.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa Stops Here at City Pier Park Followed by The Annual Holiday of Treasures Open House

Pine Avenue will be awash in holiday festivities Friday afternoon and evening. The fun begins with the city of Anna ...

Christmas Town at Southside Baptist Church

Our fourth annual Christmas town is going to happen soon! We can not wait to serve your family again this ...

Ellenton Holiday Village

Enjoy holiday fun for the whole family with rides, games and fair food, circus thrill shows, holiday lights and displays, ...

Southside Village Holiday Stroll

Friends and neighbors, join us in Southside Village for our annual Holiday Stroll! Save the date for a fun-filled festive ...

North Pole Express at the Florida Railroad Museum

Join us onboard for a 30 minute ride from Parrish, FL to the North Pole. Upon arrival, everyone will detrain ...

  • 5:30 pm 
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: starting at $21 for Kids, $26 for 12 years and up.
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

A Night Before Christmas at G.T. Bray Park

Get ready for family fun at the annual Night Before Christmas event at GT Bray! Santa will be visiting the ...

Hunsader Farms Country Christmas

Join us for our 2021 Country Christmas! Included with Admission: Over 300,000 lights, Hayrides, Train Rides, Kiddie Train Rides, Santa, Campfires, Christmas ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 5500 County Road 675 Bradenton, FL 34211
  • Cost: $12 Per Person Cash Only, Kids 5 and under Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

13th Annual Gingerbread Festival presented by Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast FL

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida is excited to present its 13th Annual Gingerbread Festival. We hope you’ll join us for ...

2nd Annual UTC Festival of Trees

Join University Town Center and Nathan Benderson Park for the second annual Festival of Trees, a showcase and silent auction ...

Holiday Movies Under the Stars at The Mall at UTC

Join us for free holiday movies under the stars Friday and Saturday nights at 7 PM, presented by First Watch. ...

The Light of Christmas at Sarasota Baptist Church

Our production team, including adults, students, and children, will join together to bring you an ALL-NEW enjoyable and meaningful start ...

Breakfast with Santa at The Woods Barn

Come join The Major Productions Competition Team and Santa for some delicious breakfast. Tickets include pancakes, sausage, and fruit plus ...

Breakfast with Santa at the Duette Schoolhouse

Come have breakfast with Santa, drop off your letters. We will have crafts for the kids to do and have a ...

Palmetto Christmas Market

The Lace Buckle Boutique and American Traditions present Palmetto Christmas Market. We have 30 vendors for an awesome shopping experience. ...

Anna Maria Island Privateers Christmas Parade

It's time for our annual Christmas Parade. Santa and Mrs Claus will be making their special appearance with us. The ...

Christmas Shopping Craft Fair at Mixon Fruit Farms

Join us for our Christmas Shopping Craft Fair at Mixon Fruit Farms! Come meet Santa & Mrs Claus and his elf ...

Deck the Halls at the Florida Studio Theater

A brand-new rendition of everything that makes the holidays in Sarasota special. With all-new songs and sketches, audiences should get ...

2021 Showfolks Holiday Circus Festival

Join us at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds for Sarasota's longest running Circus Event! The 2021 Showfolks Holiday Circus Festival will ...

  • 11:00 am -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34237
  • Cost: $8 children, $12 adults
  • Website: Showfolks.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Old Florida Christmas at Manatee Village Historical Park

We are excited to announce that Old Florida Christmas will be returning! Join us on Saturday, December 11th from 11am ...

  • 11:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Manatee Village Historical Park | 1404 Manatee Ave East, Bradenton, 34208
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa on Saturdays in Downtown Sarasota

Come see Santa and Elf Buddy in Downtown Sarasota! Take pictures, tell Santa what you want for Christmas! Sponsored by ...

The Rye Road Giraffes Christmas Celebration

The Rye Road Giraffes is proud to present the second Christmas Celebration featuring a circus arts show with a live ...

  • 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 211 Rye Rd. NE, Bradenton, FL 34212
  • Cost: Reservations required: Adults $15, Children 4-10 are $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Ellenton Holiday Village

Enjoy holiday fun for the whole family with rides, games and fair food, circus thrill shows, holiday lights and displays, ...

Holiday Gift Markets at University Town Center

The Holiday Gift Markets at University Town Center Presented by Florida Blue are returning for 3 weekends in November-December 2021. ...

Circus on the Ranch 2nd Annual Christmas Show

Circus On The Ranch Presents our 2nd Annual Christmas Showcase. Come one, come all, and be amazed by our professionals ...

  • 3:00 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: 9855 Wauchula Rd, Myakka City, FL
  • Cost: $12 per adult, Children 12 and under free (1 free child per adult)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Parrish Hometown Christmas and Tree Lighting Event

Santa, Mrs Claus and Sparky arrive by firetruck at 4:15pm - photo opportunities until 6pm Grinch interaction and photos 5pm - 7pm Stage ...

The Land of Sweets by Sarasota Dance Academy

Join us as we transport our audience to a world filled with magic and holiday cheer! Featuring a cast of ...

  • 4:00 pm 
  • Location: Riverview High School Pac, 1 Ram Way, Sarasota, FL 34231
  • Cost: $15-$25 plus ticket fee
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Nutcracker Ballet by The Russian Ballet

Russian Ballet proudly presents the traditional Christmas Ballet “The Nutcracker” with original choreography by Professor Vadim Fedotov, music by Pyor ...

Winter Wonderland Downtown Bradenton

Winter Wonderland is an event run on Old Main Street in December. The Event brings in around 15,000 people and ...

North Pole Express at the Florida Railroad Museum

Join us onboard for a 30 minute ride from Parrish, FL to the North Pole. Upon arrival, everyone will detrain ...

  • 5:30 pm 
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: starting at $21 for Kids, $26 for 12 years and up.
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Hunsader Farms Country Christmas

Join us for our 2021 Country Christmas! Included with Admission: Over 300,000 lights, Hayrides, Train Rides, Kiddie Train Rides, Santa, Campfires, Christmas ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 5500 County Road 675 Bradenton, FL 34211
  • Cost: $12 Per Person Cash Only, Kids 5 and under Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Sarasota Holiday Boat Parade of Lights

The 35th Annual Sarasota Holiday Boat Parade of Lights will be held on Saturday December 11, 2021 beginning at 6:00 ...

13th Annual Gingerbread Festival presented by Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast FL

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida is excited to present its 13th Annual Gingerbread Festival. We hope you’ll join us for ...

2nd Annual UTC Festival of Trees

Join University Town Center and Nathan Benderson Park for the second annual Festival of Trees, a showcase and silent auction ...

Holiday Movies Under the Stars at The Mall at UTC

Join us for free holiday movies under the stars Friday and Saturday nights at 7 PM, presented by First Watch. ...

Manatee River Holiday Boat Parade

The 2021 Manatee River Holiday Boat Parade ⁣⁣⁣is back and we're ready to light up the Manatee River. ⁣⁣ The Manatee ...

The Light of Christmas at Sarasota Baptist Church

Our production team, including adults, students, and children, will join together to bring you an ALL-NEW enjoyable and meaningful start ...

Breakfast with Santa at the Old Salty Dog

Santa will be stopping by for breakfast before heading north to get ready! Come by and say hello to the ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Old Salty Dog City Island, 1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, Florida 34236
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Deck the Halls at the Florida Studio Theater

A brand-new rendition of everything that makes the holidays in Sarasota special. With all-new songs and sketches, audiences should get ...

Pictures with Santa at the Farmers Market at Lakewood Ranch

Bring the family and snap a picture with Santa under The Plaza while you shop at the farmers’ market. Stroll ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1561 Lakefront Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: mylwr.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

2021 Showfolks Holiday Circus Festival

Join us at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds for Sarasota's longest running Circus Event! The 2021 Showfolks Holiday Circus Festival will ...

  • 11:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34237
  • Cost: $8 children, $12 adults
  • Website: Showfolks.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Holiday Gift Markets at University Town Center

The Holiday Gift Markets at University Town Center Presented by Florida Blue are returning for 3 weekends in November-December 2021. ...

Sarasota Publix Apron's Cooking School - Gingerbread Houses

Forgo the mess at home, and bring the family here for some fun gingerbread house decorating! This class allows you and ...

The Rye Road Giraffes Christmas Celebration

The Rye Road Giraffes is proud to present the second Christmas Celebration featuring a circus arts show with a live ...

  • 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 211 Rye Rd. NE, Bradenton, FL 34212
  • Cost: Reservations required: Adults $15, Children 4-10 are $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Ellenton Holiday Village

Enjoy holiday fun for the whole family with rides, games and fair food, circus thrill shows, holiday lights and displays, ...

Lunch with Santa at Main Street Trattoria

Santa with be having lunch at Main Street Trattoria from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Come enjoy wonderful food and ...

The Nutcracker Ballet by The Russian Ballet

Russian Ballet proudly presents the traditional Christmas Ballet “The Nutcracker” with original choreography by Professor Vadim Fedotov, music by Pyor ...

Circus on the Ranch 2nd Annual Christmas Show

Circus On The Ranch Presents our 2nd Annual Christmas Showcase. Come one, come all, and be amazed by our professionals ...

  • 2:00 pm -  6:30 pm 
  • Location: 9855 Wauchula Rd, Myakka City, FL
  • Cost: $12 per adult, Children 12 and under free (1 free child per adult)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa Visits the Elixir

Bring the family down to Hillview street to meet with Santa. There will be special treats for the little ones… ...

North Pole Express at the Florida Railroad Museum

Join us onboard for a 30 minute ride from Parrish, FL to the North Pole. Upon arrival, everyone will detrain ...

  • 5:30 pm 
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: starting at $21 for Kids, $26 for 12 years and up.
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Hunsader Farms Country Christmas

Join us for our 2021 Country Christmas! Included with Admission: Over 300,000 lights, Hayrides, Train Rides, Kiddie Train Rides, Santa, Campfires, Christmas ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 5500 County Road 675 Bradenton, FL 34211
  • Cost: $12 Per Person Cash Only, Kids 5 and under Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

13th Annual Gingerbread Festival presented by Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast FL

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida is excited to present its 13th Annual Gingerbread Festival. We hope you’ll join us for ...

2nd Annual UTC Festival of Trees

Join University Town Center and Nathan Benderson Park for the second annual Festival of Trees, a showcase and silent auction ...

The Light of Christmas at Sarasota Baptist Church

Our production team, including adults, students, and children, will join together to bring you an ALL-NEW enjoyable and meaningful start ...

Ellenton Holiday Village

Enjoy holiday fun for the whole family with rides, games and fair food, circus thrill shows, holiday lights and displays, ...

13th Annual Gingerbread Festival presented by Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast FL

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida is excited to present its 13th Annual Gingerbread Festival. We hope you’ll join us for ...

2nd Annual UTC Festival of Trees

Join University Town Center and Nathan Benderson Park for the second annual Festival of Trees, a showcase and silent auction ...

Ellenton Holiday Village

Enjoy holiday fun for the whole family with rides, games and fair food, circus thrill shows, holiday lights and displays, ...

13th Annual Gingerbread Festival presented by Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast FL

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida is excited to present its 13th Annual Gingerbread Festival. We hope you’ll join us for ...

2nd Annual UTC Festival of Trees

Join University Town Center and Nathan Benderson Park for the second annual Festival of Trees, a showcase and silent auction ...

Rudolph Grass Heads at The Children's Garden and Art Center

We are planting & decorating Rudolph Grass Heads using recycled water materials to take home and watch grow. This activity is ...

Ellenton Holiday Village

Enjoy holiday fun for the whole family with rides, games and fair food, circus thrill shows, holiday lights and displays, ...

North Pole Express at the Florida Railroad Museum

Join us onboard for a 30 minute ride from Parrish, FL to the North Pole. Upon arrival, everyone will detrain ...

  • 5:30 pm 
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: starting at $21 for Kids, $26 for 12 years and up.
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

13th Annual Gingerbread Festival presented by Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast FL

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida is excited to present its 13th Annual Gingerbread Festival. We hope you’ll join us for ...

2nd Annual UTC Festival of Trees

Join University Town Center and Nathan Benderson Park for the second annual Festival of Trees, a showcase and silent auction ...

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