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 19

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.

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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

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

Gulf Coast Music Therapy Music Class at Swim Gym

Drop-ins welcome! Classes are at 11am every Thursday. Come join our hosts Gulf Coast Music Therapy for a 30 minute ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:30 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

Crafts at Learning Express Toys

Join us for a fun craft activity! Requires reservations

Lil' Picasso Class

A unique art program for children ages 3-6 designed to involve younger children in the creative process. We will explore ...

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 ...

Sun Fiesta

It originated to provide the community its last chance to get together before the 'snow birds' started migrating in November! ...

Open Gym at Dynasty Elite Allstars

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

Mote Marine Aquarium - Night of Fun, Fish & Fright

Buoys and ghouls of all ages are invited to dress up in costume for a Night of Fish, Fun and ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: $10 online presale (Sept. 1 - Oct. 19) $12 members at door $14 non-members at door
  • Website: mote.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

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 ...

Trick or Trot 5k Trail Run

Zoomers Southwest Florida Running & Triathlon Club presents its annual scholarship fundraising race. Come join fellow ghouls and goblins in ...

Holistic Halloween Siesta Spooktacular Costume Fun Run

Longevity Wellness Clinic will be partnering with the nonprofit organization, the Florida State Oriental Medical Association (FSOMA), to raise money ...

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

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

Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival

Everyday of the Pumpkin Festival consists of: Craft Show • Live Music • 14 Live Shows • Pumpkins • Charity ...

Sunday Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Ages 4 and under only $8. 1 Parent per child is free, additional parent is $8 if they are going ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $8 for children 4 and under. 1 Parent is Free, Additional Parent is $8.
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Sun Fiesta

It originated to provide the community its last chance to get together before the 'snow birds' started migrating in November! ...

Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Festival

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

Geraldson Community Farm Fall Harvest Festival

Join us for our 4th annual Fall Harvest Festival! The event will be held on October 22, 2017 from 12-4pm. We ...

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 Grand Opening

Baby Boot Camp is a stroller-based fitness program. It is designed specifically to help moms regain or enhance their pre-pregnancy ...

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

Singing Garden Music Class at Harrison Ranch Amenity Center

The class is an interactive music class for mom's, dad's or caregivers and their children up to 4 years young. ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Harrison Ranch Amenity Center | 5755 Harrison Ranch Blvd., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: $8 per class (Punch Card $56 for 8 classes)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Sarasota Children's Garden "Art Rocks"

"ART ROCKS" mornings come do a cool art project to take home in our Painted Bird Art Gallery. Free for ...

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

Sarasota Children's Garden "Teaching Garden"

We welcome you and your children to visit our "Teaching Garden" Wednesday mornings from 10am to noon. This little garden ...

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. ...

Fall Festival at Hazeltine Nurseries

We are a 90 acre nursery and tree farm with a large inventory of palms, hardwood trees, fruit trees, shrubs, ...

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: All Leaves Great and Small at Emerson Point Preserve

Delve into the world of photosynthesizing leaves and explore the shapes and colors of foliage. Using hands-on discovery and the ...

Crafts at Learning Express Toys

Join us for a fun craft activity! Requires reservations

Fall Festival at Hazeltine Nurseries

We are a 90 acre nursery and tree farm with a large inventory of palms, hardwood trees, fruit trees, shrubs, ...

Sarasota Children's Garden Storytime

Join" Maisy the Book Lady" for a enchanting story time at The Children's Garden. Enjoy having your child's face painted ...

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! ...

Manasota Pumpkin Festival at DeSoto Square Mall

Come to DeSoto Square Mall for a weekend of Family Fun. The Great Pumpkin Festival Is coming to Bradenton Oct ...

  • 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: DeSoto Square 303 301 Blvd W, Bradenton, Florida 34205
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

AMC Sensory Friendly Films

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

Halloween ComicFest

Halloween ComicFest is an annual event where participating comic book specialty shops across North America and beyond celebrate the Halloween ...

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 ...

Boo Run 5k and Boo Dash

14th year of the Boo Run 5k and Boo Dash Family friendly 5k with fun run for the kiddies Custom contest

Fall Festival at Hazeltine Nurseries

We are a 90 acre nursery and tree farm with a large inventory of palms, hardwood trees, fruit trees, shrubs, ...

Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival

Everyday of the Pumpkin Festival consists of: Craft Show • Live Music • 14 Live Shows • Pumpkins • Charity ...

Sunday Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Ages 4 and under only $8. 1 Parent per child is free, additional parent is $8 if they are going ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $8 for children 4 and under. 1 Parent is Free, Additional Parent is $8.
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Spooktacular at Selby Gardens

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

Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Festival

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

Pumplin Patch Express

Trains run at 10am, 1pm and 4pm Travel to the Pumpkin Patch by rail. There you'll find hay wagon rides, ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: $14.50-$32.50
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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, ...

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

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

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

Singing Garden Music Class at Harrison Ranch Amenity Center

The class is an interactive music class for mom's, dad's or caregivers and their children up to 4 years young. ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Harrison Ranch Amenity Center | 5755 Harrison Ranch Blvd., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: $8 per class (Punch Card $56 for 8 classes)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes
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