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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December

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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North Pole Express

North Pole Express November 30 December 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18.

  • 5:30 pm
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Night Out at Arts-A-Blaze Studio

Join us for Kids Night Out on the first Friday of the month from 6:00 - 8:00! Parents, enjoy Music ...

Holly Days and Mangrove Lights at Historic Spanish Point

Experience the beauty of our historic museum and grounds decorated for the holiday season. Miniature white lights on our trees ...

Holiday Night of Lights on St. Armands

Crab & Fin Restaurant proudly presents “Holiday Night of Lights”. St. Armands is THE holiday destination, on the Gulf Coast ...

Christmas Movie Marathon

Kick off the Christmas season with a family friendly CHRISTMAS MOVIE MARATHON! Hope City Church is hosting a FREE community ...

Jingle and Jog 5K

The Jingle and Jog is a 5K run and 1 Mile Walk benefiting the over 700 people with disabilities served ...

Jingle Bell Run Manasota

Be part of the largest holiday-themed 5K race series anywhere - and join the movement to conquer arthritis! Wear a ...

Breakfast with Santa at Venice YMCA

Join us at the Venice YMCA for a pancake breakfast with Santa, hosted by the Sertoma Club of Venice. Enjoy ...

Pancakes with Santa at YMCA Parrish

Join us for this free community event. At the Y we value traditions and family time, so come enjoy a ...

Safe Kids Fair at Westminster Presbyterian Church

FREE Safe Kids Fair! Come and learn about safety and get free bike helmets, face painting and more. Visit and ...

Face Autism - Sensory Santa at Sarasota Square Mall

Santa is checking his list…come and get a hug from this jolly old elf at the Sarasota Square Mall. Come ...

Santa Cares at Desoto Square Mall

Santa Cares events 11/26 and 12/3 Low sensory for special needs children and families. 10am-12

Gingerbread Houses for Kids Cooking Class at Publix Aprons Cooking School

Forgo the mess at home, and bring the family here! This class allows you and your children (up to three ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: Publix Aprons Cooking School: 2875 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL
  • Cost: $60 for 4 people
  • Website: www.publix.com
  • Category: Classes

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, ...

A Christmas Story at Venice Theatre

Mischievous Ralphie wants only one thing for Christmas: An Official Red Ryder Range Model Carbine-Action BB Gun! In his quest ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Venice Theatre Main Stage | 140 W. Tampa Ave., Venice, FL
  • Cost: $31 Adults | $17 College | $15 Child
  • Website: venicestage.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Sarasota Christmas presents Humbug

You’ll meet Winston T. Grubber, a local businessman whose ambition & greed have blinded him to the true meaning of ...

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 ...

Sarasota Christmas presents Humbug

You’ll meet Winston T. Grubber, a local businessman whose ambition & greed have blinded him to the true meaning of ...

Holiday Lights Spectacular at Lee Wetherington Family Village

Join us for the 2017 Holiday Lights Spectacular Kickoff at the Lee Wetherington Family Village! Similar to what you may ...

A Christmas Story at Venice Theatre

Mischievous Ralphie wants only one thing for Christmas: An Official Red Ryder Range Model Carbine-Action BB Gun! In his quest ...

  • 8:00 pm
  • Location: Venice Theatre Main Stage | 140 W. Tampa Ave., Venice, FL
  • Cost: $31 Adults | $17 College | $15 Child
  • Website: venicestage.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Grand Opening of The Market at Lakewood Ranch

Join us for the grand opening of The Market at Lakewood Ranch! Shop local vendors, partake in fitness demos by ...

  • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Sarasota Polo Club 8201 Polo Club Ln, Sarasota, Florida 34240
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pineapple Yoga Studio Children's Yoga Classes

A Children’s Yoga instructor leads a yoga class for children between the ages of 5 and 12. Younger children are ...

Youth Dodgeball Derby at Sky Zone

Ages 11 - 15. Join us for some action packed wall to wall fun, with an organized bracket style Dodgeball ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $10/player
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Singing Christmas Tree at First Baptist Church of Sarasota

You're invited to the Annual Singing Christmas Tree to enjoy the wonder of Christmas. Presented by the First Baptist Church ...

Sarasota Christmas presents Humbug

You’ll meet Winston T. Grubber, a local businessman whose ambition & greed have blinded him to the true meaning of ...

Green Explorers at Robinson Preserve

Beautiful butterflies are breezing into Manatee County, come discover Florida's fluttering flying friends. Using hands-on discovery and the participants own ...

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

Holiday Splendor at The Ringling

Celebrate the sights and sounds of the holiday season and help support the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots, ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: The Ringling | 5401 Bay Shore Road Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Cost: Free with one unwrapped toy per guest or without a toy, $10 Adults/ $5 Children 6-17
  • Website: www.ringling.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events, Free

Christmas Walk Venice

Stroll the avenues of Historic Downtown Venice in holiday merriment. Make an evening of it by shopping the stores and ...

North Pole Express

North Pole Express November 30 December 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18.

  • 5:30 pm
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: varies, see website
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Knockerball n Ninjas Grand Opening

Join us for opening weekend! Become a Ninja Warrior! Great fun for all ages 3-83! Located between H&M and JCPenny. Friday ...

Showfolks Circus

Ladies & Gentlemen, children of all ages! The Showfolks of Sarasota are proud to present the 50th edition of SHOWFOLKS ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Sarasota County Fairgrounds & Robarts Arena 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, Florida 34237
  • Cost: $15-30
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gingerbread Platter at Arts-A-Blaze Studio

It's a Gingerbread Party!! Kids, come on out and paint a Gingerbread platter for your holiday cookies! We will have ...

  • 4:00 pm
  • Location: Arts-A-Blaze: 8111 Lakewood Main Street, Unit 107, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Southside Village Holiday Stroll

Enjoy the exciting snow slide, snow machines, a climbing wall and trampoline and more... The Music Compound will host a ...

Christmas Party at The Bridge Church

A FREE Christmas Party experience for the whole family! Featuring Free Photos with Santa & Mrs Claus, Christmas crafts, Cookies, ...

Knockerball n Ninjas Grand Opening

Join us for opening weekend! Become a Ninja Warrior! Great fun for all ages 3-83! Located between H&M and JCPenny. Friday ...

Sandy Claws Beach Run 5K and 1 Mile

The 41st Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run takes place on Saturday, Dec. 9 on beautiful ...

Breakfast with Santa

You’re invited to Breakfast with Santa! Celebrate the season with Applebee’s at a special Flapjack Fundraiser for The Haven on ...

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

Christmas Festival at Brown's Grove

Come enjoy Christmas on the Farm on December 9th for a fun day for the whole family! We will have ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Brown's Grove Citrus & Produce, LLC 12255 US Highway 301 N, Parrish, Florida 34219
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Knockerball n Ninjas Grand Opening

Join us for opening weekend! Become a Ninja Warrior! Great fun for all ages 3-83! Located between H&M and JCPenny. Friday ...

Breakfast with Santa at the OSD

Join us for: • Horse drawn carriage Rides • Hot Chocolate Bar • • Reindeer Food Craft Bar • • Pictures with Santa ...

  • 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

Breakfast with Santa at Hotel Venezia - Venice

Santa is coming to Hotel Venezia! Enjoy Santa's Breakfast Buffet and have your pictures taken with Santa!

A Florida Cracker Christmas at Manatee Village Historical Park

Experience an old-fashioned Florida holiday celebration with family-friendly entertainment, heritage artisans, "make and take" seasonal crafts for adults and youth, ...

  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Manatee Village Historical Park | 1404 Manatee Ave East, Bradenton, 34208
  • Cost: Admission $5 adults | Youth 12 years and younger are Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Free Pictures with Santa -Caddy's at the Pointe

Join us Sunday, December 10th, as we will be offering free pictures with Santa from 12pm-3pm. We will have a professional ...

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 ...

Pineapple Yoga Studio Children's Yoga Classes

A Children’s Yoga instructor leads a yoga class for children between the ages of 5 and 12. Younger children are ...

Youth Dodgeball Derby at Sky Zone

Ages 11 - 15. Join us for some action packed wall to wall fun, with an organized bracket style Dodgeball ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $10/player
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Night of Wonder

Experience the Wonder of Christmas this December! A free community event! Step back in time and journey through Bethlehem. Hear the Christmas ...

Jingle Jam at Church of the Cross

Watch crazy skits, sing songs, laugh, decorate cookies, play games, and take a family photo at the selfie booth. First ...

Annie at The Manatee Performing Arts Center

Leapin' Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals.

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

Homeschool Science Club at Emerson Pointe Preserve

'Tis the season! Join us to celebrate the holidays the natural way! Learn how to incorporate nature into your holiday ...

North Pole Express

North Pole Express November 30 December 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18.

  • 5:30 pm
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: varies, see website
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Walk Through The Christmas Story

Experience the first Christmas. Walk through the Christmas story at Liberty Baptist Church December 14, 15 and 16 from 6PM ...

Holly Days and Mangrove Lights at Historic Spanish Point

Experience the beauty of our historic museum and grounds decorated for the holiday season. Miniature white lights on our trees ...

Annual Gingerbread Festival

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida is excited to announce our 2017 Gingerbread Festival. We hope you’ll join us, either as ...

Victorian Christmas Tea Manatee Village Historical Park

You are cordially invited to a Victorian Christmas Tea at Manatee Village Historical Park… Bonnie Calliotte, of De’Tours Traveling Tea Room, ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Manatee Village Historical Park | 1404 Manatee Ave East (SR 64) Bradenton, FL 34208
  • Cost: $20
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Peter Pan at The Ringling

All children, except one, grow up… Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale ...

Winter Wonderland at Sarasota YMCA- Frank G. Berlin, Sr Branch

The event will be held at the Bari Brooks Teen Center and is open to the whole community, including families ...

Elf at The Ringling

Join us for an interactive holiday movie night! We will transform the Museum of Art Courtyard into a winter wonderland ...

Breakfast with Santa in Ellenton

Parrish Elite Booster Club presents Breakfast with Santa! Includes a keepsake photo with Santa Claus!

Pictures with Santa Cow at Chick-Fil-A Creekwood

Free pictures with Santa Cow, fun with the Elf Cow, a craft, letters to Santa, and more! Free mini plush ...

Sarabay Kids Zone at Bradenton Farmers Market

Join our Community Partners for family and health-oriented activities every week. Every Week – Sarabay Kids Zone is a free-to-the-community ...

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

Santa at Sky Zone

Santa will be jumping in to Sky Zone Sarasota on Saturday (12/16)! He'll be here from 9am - 2pm during ...

Annual Gingerbread Festival

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida is excited to announce our 2017 Gingerbread Festival. We hope you’ll join us, either as ...

Storytelling with Santa and the Christmas Fairy

Join us for an afternoon with Santa and his Christmas Fairy at the Powel Crosley Palace in Sarasota, FL. Start ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: 8374 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34243
  • Cost: Tickets $32 Adults Children 2 to 12 $17 Infants under 2 complimentary
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Elf Workshop and Cookie Bar at the Sarasota Children's Garden

Santa is turning our Painted Bird Art Gallery into an Elf Workshop for the Holidays! Come decorate your own birdhouse ...

Sarasota Dance Academy - The Snow Child and Believe

You don't want to miss this magical holiday showcase! Over 110 students from Sarasota Dance Academy will present a Double ...

Gingerbread Houses for Kids Cooking Class at Publix Aprons Cooking School

Forgo the mess at home, and bring the family here! This class allows you and your children (up to three ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: Publix Aprons Cooking School: 2875 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL
  • Cost: $60 for 4 people
  • Website: www.publix.com
  • Category: Classes

Bradenton Library Family Events

View the monthly calendar for family programs at the Manatee Libraries.

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, ...

Victorian Christmas Tea Manatee Village Historical Park

You are cordially invited to a Victorian Christmas Tea at Manatee Village Historical Park… Bonnie Calliotte, of De’Tours Traveling Tea Room, ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Manatee Village Historical Park | 1404 Manatee Ave East (SR 64) Bradenton, FL 34208
  • Cost: $20
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

North Pole Express

North Pole Express November 30 December 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18.

  • 5:30 pm
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: varies, see website
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • 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, ...

Bradenton Library Family Events

View the monthly calendar for family programs at the Manatee Libraries.

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 ...

Sarasota Children's Garden "Art Rocks"

Bring your little "Monet" or "Picasso" to our Painted Bird Art Gallery for a cool art project to take home. ...

Chick-fil-a Family Night

We offer Family Nights to bring families together through food and fun. We want to help parents take the “mystery” ...

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, ...

Bradenton Library Family Events

View the monthly calendar for family programs at the Manatee Libraries.

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 ...

Pineapple Yoga Studio Children's Yoga Classes

A Children’s Yoga instructor leads a yoga class for children between the ages of 5 and 12. Younger children are ...

Nokomis Beach Drum Circle

The Drum Circle is one of Casey Key's most unique and celebrated events. On any given Saturday and Wednesday evening ...

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, ...

Bradenton Library Family Events

View the monthly calendar for family programs at the Manatee Libraries.

Skate with Santa at Astro Skate Family Fun Center

Skate with Santa! Thursday, December 21st from 9am - 5pm! There's free all you can eat pizza from 12pm - 1pm! ...

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

Holly Days and Mangrove Lights at Historic Spanish Point

Experience the beauty of our historic museum and grounds decorated for the holiday season. Miniature white lights on our trees ...

Bradenton Library Family Events

View the monthly calendar for family programs at the Manatee Libraries.

Movement Dance Kids Christmas Fest

Come spend the day with the Movement Dance Company! While mom and dad finish their last minute shopping and holiday ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: The MOVEment Dance Company 4602 E SR 64, Bradenton, Florida 34208
  • Cost: $25/session
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Live Nativity at the Big Cat Habitat

Join us for a Live Nativity at the Big Cat Habitat!

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary, 7101 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, Florida 34240
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

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 4:00-5:00pm1st and 3rd ...

Gymnastics Open Gym at North Port Gymnastics

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

Bradenton Library Family Events

View the monthly calendar for family programs at the Manatee Libraries.

Sarabay Kids Zone at Bradenton Farmers Market

Join our Community Partners for family and health-oriented activities every week. Every Week – Sarabay Kids Zone is a free-to-the-community ...

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

Sarasota Children's Garden Wild Crafting for the Wild Child

Do you have a child that loves to craft? Then our "Wild Crafting" class is for them every saturday in ...

KidSpace in the Planetarium at South Florida Museum

KidSpace is a program for kids who want to explore everything there is to know about space and become Masters ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: South Florida Museum | 201 10th Street West Bradenton FL 34205
  • Cost: $5 Non-members | $3 Members (Non-members who plan to stay and enjoy the Museum for the day can just add $3 per person to their Museum admission.)
  • Website: www.southfloridamuseum.org
  • Category: Classes

Miracle on Palm Ave

We cordially invite you, your friends, and family to Miracle on Palm Ave at Louies Modern on Christmas Eve, December ...

Live Nativity at the Big Cat Habitat

Join us for a Live Nativity at the Big Cat Habitat!

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary, 7101 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, Florida 34240
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Deck The Halls! at Florida Studio Theatre

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

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, ...

Siesta Key Beach Community Drum Circle

The community drum circle at Siesta Key Beach plays every Sunday in Sarasota, about 1 hour before sunset, just south ...

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, ...

Bradenton Library Family Events

View the monthly calendar for family programs at the Manatee Libraries.

Sarasota Children's Garden "Art Rocks"

Bring your little "Monet" or "Picasso" to our Painted Bird Art Gallery for a cool art project to take home. ...

Chick-fil-a Family Night

We offer Family Nights to bring families together through food and fun. We want to help parents take the “mystery” ...

Lights in Bloom at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens lights up the holiday season with Lights In Bloom. Over one million lights will illuminate the ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens | 900 S. Palm Avenue • Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: $25 Guests • $20 Members • $7.50 Children 4-16 • Children under 4 FREE
  • Website: selby.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

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, ...

Bradenton Library Family Events

View the monthly calendar for family programs at the Manatee Libraries.

De Soto Ranchero Fishing Clinic

Attention fishermen and fisherwomen! We are having another FREE fishing clinic open to the public at the end of the ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: De Soto National Memorial 8300 Desoto Memorial Hwy, Bradenton, Florida 34209
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes, Free

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 ...

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, ...

Bradenton Library Family Events

View the monthly calendar for family programs at the Manatee Libraries.

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

Sailor Circus presents High Flying Holidays

Experience the wonder of the Holidays! Come celebrate with the whole family at this annual production featuring students ages 8-18. ...

Lights in Bloom at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens lights up the holiday season with Lights In Bloom. Over one million lights will illuminate the ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens | 900 S. Palm Avenue • Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: $25 Guests • $20 Members • $7.50 Children 4-16 • Children under 4 FREE
  • Website: selby.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

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, ...

Bradenton Library Family Events

View the monthly calendar for family programs at the Manatee Libraries.

Sailor Circus presents High Flying Holidays

Experience the wonder of the Holidays! Come celebrate with the whole family at this annual production featuring students ages 8-18. ...

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker at Van Wezel

The biggest Christmas experience of the year! The original, direct from Russia, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! “Knock Out!” Raves ...

Gymnastics Open Gym at North Port Gymnastics

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

Bradenton Library Family Events

View the monthly calendar for family programs at the Manatee Libraries.

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, ...

Sarabay Kids Zone at Bradenton Farmers Market

Join our Community Partners for family and health-oriented activities every week. Every Week – Sarabay Kids Zone is a free-to-the-community ...

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

Sarasota Children's Garden Wild Crafting for the Wild Child

Do you have a child that loves to craft? Then our "Wild Crafting" class is for them every saturday in ...

New Years Eve Pineapple Drop

Bring in the New Year at the Sarasota's Pineapple Drop Celebration! This FREE annual downtown Sarasota event attracts between 20,000 ...

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, ...

Starlight and Fire Family Party at Historic Spanish Point

Enjoy bonfires, marshmallow roasting, crafts, popcorn, hot cider, and more! The weather forecast also shows a 100% chance of SNOW ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 337 N. Tamiami Trail Osprey, Sarasota, FL 34229
  • Cost: $10 per adult/teen or $5 per child (ages 5-12). Member Admission: $8 per adult or $4 per child (ages 5-12).
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Main Street Live NYE Street Party

This is downtown Bradenton's most popular street party!! Old Main Street (12th Street West) between Manatee and 3rd avenues is closed ...

Siesta Key Beach Community Drum Circle

The community drum circle at Siesta Key Beach plays every Sunday in Sarasota, about 1 hour before sunset, just south ...

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