Sarasota - Manatee

Sarasota and Bradenton Family Events Calendar

The Fun 4 SRQ Kids Calendar is the most comprehensive online family calendar in the Sarasota and Bradenton area. We update our calendar every week to make sure we have all the family-friendly events in the area. Please let us know if you are aware of an event that is not listed! Listings are FREE! Submit Your Event Today!

PLEASE NOTE: Events and programs are subject to last minute cancellations and changes. Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that the event/program is still taking place, and to register or RSVP if required.


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October 20

Family fun events like festivals, carnivals, fairs, family fun days and more.

Events and programs for families with kids with special needs.

Races, walks, 5Ks that kids and families can participate in.

Informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations.

Family friendly shows and concerts.

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category.

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams.

One time classes open to kids and families.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Holiday events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Ongoing family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

Show events from all categories

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Family-Oriented Programs at Manatee County Public Libraries

Manatee County Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Sarasota County Libraries

Sarasota Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, crafts, ...

Trick or Trot 5k Trail Run

Zoomers annual scholarship fundraising event. Held at Ann Dever Park in Englewood, Florida. Beautiful wide trail (non-technical) takes runners/walkers on ...

Cortez Nautical Flea Market

The Florida Maritime Museum (FMM) is excited to be hosting the 21st Annual Cortez Nautical Flea Market on Saturday, October ...

Shipley Do-Nuts Grand Opening Celebration

Call Manatee County, Would like to invite everybody out Saturday morning between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Shipley Do-Nuts 6571 State Road 70 East, Bradenton
  • Cost: Free Activities
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sun Fiesta

The first official Sun Fiesta was in October 1973. It originated to provide the community its last chance to get ...

Sunday Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Toddler Time program offers the little ones free run of all open courts in the park, as we only allow ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $9 for 60 minutes. One adult per toddler is FREE. Additional adults are $9
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Retirement Party for Frosty Sr. at Sarasota Jungle Gardens

Sarasota Jungle Gardens 82-year-old iconic Sulphur Crested Cockatoo, Frosty Sr., is retiring from his daily star performing role at Sarasota ...

Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Festival

Running every Saturday and Sunday in October, this fun festival features hay rides, pony rides, pumpkin painting, face painting, mini ...

Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival

Family Fun at Hunsader Farms each Saturday & Sunday beginning October 13 through October 28. The Wall of Death will ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Manatee County Public Libraries

Manatee County Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Sarasota County Libraries

Sarasota Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, crafts, ...

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp is a stroller fitness group where moms can bring their babies in strollers and exercise in a ...

Pumpkin Decorating at Venice Library

Tweens/teens can register and drop in between 2:30pm - 4:30pm to decorate a pumpkin! Ages 10-17 Must Register Online

AMC Sensory Friendly Films

AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Sarasota County Libraries

Sarasota Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, crafts, ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Manatee County Public Libraries

Manatee County Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, ...

Woodland Church Preschool and Moms Play Group

Join us every Tuesday for this FREE program. There will be age appropriate activities for infants through 4-years-old. Bounce on ...

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp is a stroller fitness group where moms can bring their babies in strollers and exercise in a ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Summerfield Community Park 6402 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, Fl
  • Cost: First Class Free
  • Website: www.babybootcamp.com
  • Category: Classes

Family-Oriented Programs at Sarasota County Libraries

Sarasota Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, crafts, ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Manatee County Public Libraries

Manatee County Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, ...

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp is a stroller fitness group where moms can bring their babies in strollers and exercise in a ...

Kids Supergym Open Class

Drop in for a class every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 18mos-4 years with parent 4 and older with an instructor

Daytime Open Gym at Lakewood Ranch Gymnastics

This is a time where kids (ages 18 months to 18 years) can enjoy non-structured free time in the gym. ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Sarasota County Libraries

Sarasota Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, crafts, ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Manatee County Public Libraries

Manatee County Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, ...

Fall Festival at Hazeltine Nurseries

Join us for our annual Fall Festival! Classes, lectures, field tours and more! We are kid and dog friendly. The ...

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp is a stroller fitness group where moms can bring their babies in strollers and exercise in a ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Summerfield Community Park 6402 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, Fl
  • Cost: First Class Free
  • Website: www.babybootcamp.com
  • Category: Classes

Green Explorers: Spooky Spiders

Eight legs, sticky web, or a face full of eyes, what makes spiders so spooky to you? Using hands on ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Rye Preserve 905 Rye WIlderness Trail, Parrish, FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Category: Family Fun, Informational

Family-Oriented Programs at Sarasota County Libraries

Sarasota Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, crafts, ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Manatee County Public Libraries

Manatee County Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, ...

Fall Festival at Hazeltine Nurseries

Join us for our annual Fall Festival! Classes, lectures, field tours and more! We are kid and dog friendly. The ...

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp is a stroller fitness group where moms can bring their babies in strollers and exercise in a ...

Tall Tails Tribe: Enchanted Owls

Who gives a hoot about owls?! We do! Grab your toddler and explore the wonderful world of our nocturnal feathered ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Emerson Point Preserve 5801 17th St. W, Palmetto, FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Category: Informational, Free

AMC Sensory Friendly Films

AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Sarasota County Libraries

Sarasota Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, crafts, ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Manatee County Public Libraries

Manatee County Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, ...

Boo Run 5k and Boo Dash

Join us for the 15th Anniversay of the Boo Run 5k & Boo Dash! Once again 100% of the proceeds ...

Autism Halloween Jungle Run/Walk

Autism Family Center of Florida is having an Autism Holloween Jungle run/walk at Sarasota Jungle Gardens on Saturday October 27th ...

Sunday Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Toddler Time program offers the little ones free run of all open courts in the park, as we only allow ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $9 for 60 minutes. One adult per toddler is FREE. Additional adults are $9
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Selby Garden's Spooktacular

Selby Spooktacular is a playful, family-friendly event. Daytime activities will include traditional, wholesome Halloween happenings like trick or treating and ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Selby Garden's 900 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL
  • Cost: Free with Selby admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival

Family Fun at Hunsader Farms each Saturday & Sunday beginning October 13 through October 28. The Wall of Death will ...

Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Festival

Running every Saturday and Sunday in October, this fun festival features hay rides, pony rides, pumpkin painting, face painting, mini ...

Trunk or Treat Car Show

Trunk O Treat Car Show Event Classic Cars & Candy! Trophies, Door Prizes, 50/50 Lotto, Music, Games & Food

Family-Oriented Programs at Sarasota County Libraries

Sarasota Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, crafts, ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Manatee County Public Libraries

Manatee County Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, ...

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp is a stroller fitness group where moms can bring their babies in strollers and exercise in a ...

Learn Nurturing Touch Baby Massage

Help your baby sleep better, longer and deeper and cry and fuss less through reduced discomfort with colic, gas and ...

SciClub at Manatee Library

Like science and fun? Then Downtown Library's Sci Club is for you! Work on these projects individually or team up ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Sarasota County Libraries

Sarasota Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, crafts, ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Manatee County Public Libraries

Manatee County Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, ...

Woodland Church Preschool and Moms Play Group

Join us every Tuesday for this FREE program. There will be age appropriate activities for infants through 4-years-old. Bounce on ...

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp is a stroller fitness group where moms can bring their babies in strollers and exercise in a ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Summerfield Community Park 6402 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, Fl
  • Cost: First Class Free
  • Website: www.babybootcamp.com
  • Category: Classes

Kids Supergym Open Class

Drop in for a class every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 18mos-4 years with parent 4 and older with an instructor

Family-Oriented Programs at Sarasota County Libraries

Sarasota Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, crafts, ...

Family-Oriented Programs at Manatee County Public Libraries

Manatee County Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, ...

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp is a stroller fitness group where moms can bring their babies in strollers and exercise in a ...

Puppets and Play: Bodacious Bats

On Halloween morning, let's get a little batty! Flapping wings and nocturnal things, spooky animals stalk the night forest, especially ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Robinson Preserve-Mosaic Nest 1704 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL
  • Cost: $10 Cash Only
  • Category: Family Fun, Shows & Concerts

Kids Supergym Open Class

Drop in for a class every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 18mos-4 years with parent 4 and older with an instructor

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