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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September 21

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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Gulf Coast Music Therapy Music Class at Swim Gym

Drop-ins welcome! Classes are at 9:15 - 9:45 & 10:00 - 10:30 every Wednesday and Thursday. Come join our hosts ...

  • 9:15 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: 5002 Lena Road, Suite 102 Bradenton Bradenton, FL 34211
  • Cost: $12 a class or get a punch card for $40 for 4 classes.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

NOTE: On Tuesday July 4th, Toddler Time will be from 10am-11am only Ages 5 and under only $8. 1 Parent per ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $8 for children 5 and under. 1 Parent is Free, Additional Parent is $8.
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Mommy and Me at Mote: Thursday Morning

Children and their favorite adults learn together through marine-themed crafts, games, songs, stories and role play and then enjoy a ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: One class: $16 for Mote members ($6 for each additional child); $20 for non-members ($7 for each additional child).
  • Website: mote.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Crafts at Learning Express Toys

Join us for a fun craft activity! Requires reservations

ROAR! Ringling Order of Art Readers

Stories and illustrations are often a child’s first exposure to the joy of reading and the wonder of art. ROAR! ...

Open Gym and Clinics at South Florida Gymnastics

South Florida Gymnastics offers 3 fun options every Friday for ages 5 and up! Handstand/ Cartwheel Clinic from 4:00-5:00pm This clinic is ...

Gymnastics Open Gym at North Port Gymnastics

Tiny Tumblers 18 mos to 5 years North Port Gymnastics offers 2 Friday Open Gym sessions divided by age group! Tiny ...

The Players Open House

Rescheduled for September 22 from September 9th. Join us for our grand opening of The NEW Arnold Simonsen Players Studio! Get ...

Open Gym at Dynasty Elite Allstars

Dynasty Elite Allstars offers open gym for all ages every Friday from 6:00-8:00pm!

AMC Sensory Friendly Films

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

Smithsonian Museum Day Live

The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people. In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free ...

Group Archery at George Mullen Activity Center

This class focuses on archery safety, skills, and drills. Participants learn about archery form, range rules, shooting techniques, scoring and ...

2017 International Coastal Cleanup Day

RESCHEDULED to September 23rd. Locations include: Sarasota, Venice, Laurel, Nokomis, North Port and Englewood. There will be a 2nd date, ...

Circus Clinic at South Florida Gymnastics

This hour long clinic will teach participants the beginnings of the circus arts. Participants will get to try a variety ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: South Florida Gymnastics: 3241 59th Drive East, Bradenton, FL
  • Cost: $15 per class
  • Website: www.sfgymcheer.com
  • Category: Classes

Hurricane Irma After-Party PlayDate and Donation Drive

Lift Up LaBelle & Redlands Christian Migrant Association Donation Drive. LaBelle and other small Florida farming communities were devastated by Hurricane ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Urfer Family Park, Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, Florida 34233
  • Cost: Bring Donation Items
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Glow Zone Toddler Time at Sky Zone

This is a 2-hour event for ages 5 and under ONLY. White lights are off and black lights are on. ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $12
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Remembering Snooty

Sunday, September 24th will be a special day of remembrance for Snooty the manatee. We will be opening our doors ...

Let's Go Skating! at Stardust Skate Center

Let's Go Skating! Join us at Stardust for a fun and exciting roller-inline skating session, filled with your favorite songs, games, ...

Youth Aerial Yoga Class at Circusoul

Youth Aerial Yoga (AGES 7-12) @ CircuSoul Yoga This youth yoga class is a great fit for the modern kid. Our ...

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, ...

Preschool and Mom Playgroup at Woodland Community Church

Everyone will meet in the gym, bounce on the jumpers, play with balls and other fun gym toys. A great ...

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

NOTE: On Tuesday July 4th, Toddler Time will be from 10am-11am only Ages 5 and under only $8. 1 Parent per ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $8 for children 5 and under. 1 Parent is Free, Additional Parent is $8.
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Mommy and Me at Mote: Exploring the Bay Tuesdays

Kids and adults explore coastal habitats of Sarasota Bay by wading in the water and collecting marine animals with dip ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: One class: $16 for Mote members ($6 for each additional child); $20 for non-members ($7 for each additional child). Discounts for multiple classes
  • Website: mote.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Stroller Tours at The Ringling

Join a museum educator to stroll the museum on a one-hour, interactive tour for infants and their caregivers. This tour ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: The Ringling Education Art Library 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Cost: free with museum admission
  • Website: www.ringling.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Toddler Play Day/Open Gym at Evo Athletics

Parent participation required. Ages walking – 5 years old.

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: EVO Athletics: 7188 East 15th Street, Unit 2, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: evoathletics.com
  • Category: Classes

Gulf Coast Music Therapy Music Class at Swim Gym

Drop-ins welcome! Classes are at 9:15 - 9:45 & 10:00 - 10:30 every Wednesday and Thursday. Come join our hosts ...

  • 9:15 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: 5002 Lena Road, Suite 102 Bradenton Bradenton, FL 34211
  • Cost: $12 a class or get a punch card for $40 for 4 classes.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Mornings with Mommy at Risen Savior Lutheran Church

Mornings with Mommy is a fun and easy way for you to enjoy activities with your children and meet other ...

Storytime at Barnes and Noble

Join us for Storytime -- reading, singing and activities! Fun for all!

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. ...

Gulf Coast Music Therapy Music Class at Swim Gym

Drop-ins welcome! Classes are at 9:15 - 9:45 & 10:00 - 10:30 every Wednesday and Thursday. Come join our hosts ...

  • 9:15 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: 5002 Lena Road, Suite 102 Bradenton Bradenton, FL 34211
  • Cost: $12 a class or get a punch card for $40 for 4 classes.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

NOTE: On Tuesday July 4th, Toddler Time will be from 10am-11am only Ages 5 and under only $8. 1 Parent per ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $8 for children 5 and under. 1 Parent is Free, Additional Parent is $8.
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Mommy and Me at Mote: Thursday Morning

Children and their favorite adults learn together through marine-themed crafts, games, songs, stories and role play and then enjoy a ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: One class: $16 for Mote members ($6 for each additional child); $20 for non-members ($7 for each additional child).
  • Website: mote.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Green Explorers at Robinson Preserve

Dip into our waterways and hike through the estuary to discover a wild habitat that bridges land to water and ...

Creation of a Superhero at Southeastern Guide Dogs

Discover what it takes to transform tiny puppies into magnificent, impeccably trained guide and service dogs. Welcome to the Creation ...

Tall Tails Tribe: Frog Frolick

Ribbit, peep, peep! Grab all your little tadpoles and join us to discover the fantastic world of frogs. Learn to ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Emerson Point Preserve: 5801 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.mymanatee.org
  • Category: Family Fun

ROAR! Ringling Order of Art Readers

Stories and illustrations are often a child’s first exposure to the joy of reading and the wonder of art. ROAR! ...

Open Gym and Clinics at South Florida Gymnastics

South Florida Gymnastics offers 3 fun options every Friday for ages 5 and up! Handstand/ Cartwheel Clinic from 4:00-5:00pm This clinic is ...

Gymnastics Open Gym at North Port Gymnastics

Tiny Tumblers 18 mos to 5 years North Port Gymnastics offers 2 Friday Open Gym sessions divided by age group! Tiny ...

Open Gym at Dynasty Elite Allstars

Dynasty Elite Allstars offers open gym for all ages every Friday from 6:00-8:00pm!

Free Entry Days in the National Parks

The National Park Service turned 100 years old in 2016! Celebrate the start of our second century by visiting a ...

Group Archery at George Mullen Activity Center

This class focuses on archery safety, skills, and drills. Participants learn about archery form, range rules, shooting techniques, scoring and ...

National Public Lands Day at Oscar Scherer State Park

Free lunch provided to registered work participants. Come learn about all the great volunteer opportunities we have in the park and ...

Circus Clinic at South Florida Gymnastics

This hour long clinic will teach participants the beginnings of the circus arts. Participants will get to try a variety ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: South Florida Gymnastics: 3241 59th Drive East, Bradenton, FL
  • Cost: $15 per class
  • Website: www.sfgymcheer.com
  • Category: Classes

Free Junior Golf Clinic

Evie’s Golf Center has proudly provided free junior clinics for over 10 years! Taught by our staff of PGA Professionals, ...

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am
  • Location: Evie's Family Golf Center: 4735 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: eviesgolf.com
  • Category: Classes
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