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!

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January 21

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

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Manatee County Fair

The fair is a showcase for the best of Manatee County. This year's fair features exciting exhibits and vendors, livestock ...

Sarasota Native American Indian Festival

Come join us and experience the culture and artistry of the Native American people at the 11th annual Sarasota Native ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Sarasota County Fairgrounds & Robarts Arena 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, Florida 34237
  • Cost: Tickets at the gate, $8 adult, $4 children 6-12, 5 and under are free.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sarasota Children's Garden Art from the Heart

"Art From The Heart" is a new Kindness Project at The Children's Garden & Art Center that encourages children (and ...

Bradenton Boat Show

Boats, accessories, fishing equipment and more along with fishing seminars.

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Boulevard Palmetto FL 34221
  • Cost: $5 for Adults. Children 12 & under FREE. Parking is FREE.
  • Website: bradentonboatshow.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fine Arts and Crafts Venice

The Fine Art & Craft Festival is Saturday and Sunday. There's also free entertainment throughout the weekend plus children's play ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Learning Express Toys: 8451 Cooper Creek Boulevard University Park, Bradenton FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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” ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Participating Locations
  • Cost: FREE Children's Activities (Food for Purchase)
  • Website: www.chick-fil-a.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

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

Green Explorers Nature Weaving at Rye Preserve

Spiders, birds, and even beavers weave. Join us for a day of searching for signs of animals that weave and ...

Crafts at Learning Express Toys

Join us for a fun craft activity! Requires reservations

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Learning Express Toys: 8451 Cooper Creek Boulevard University Park, Bradenton FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: learningexpress.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Youth Making Ripples Marine Science Film Festival

We are excited to announce that the 2018 Youth Making Ripples Film Festival will take place on January 25, 2018 ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium | 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: mote.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Tall Tails Tribe at Emerson Point Preserve

Leaves, seeds, and roots are all elements of a trees. Feathers, wings, and beaks are all components on birds. Using ...

COTC Family Bonfire - Ellenton

Toasted Marshmellows. Melted Chocolate. Crunchy Graham Crackers. Yes, it is that time of year again. We're talking about our annual ...

Free Movie Under the Stars: Frozen

-Bring the family, a blanket or chairs, and enjoy Disney’s movie, Frozen, outside under the stars in our courtyard. -A ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: First United Methodist Church of Bradenton, 603 11th Street W, Bradenton, Florida 34205
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Show Jumping Under The Stars at Foxlea Farm

Join us Friday Night @ 7:00 pm for the $25,000 Grand Prix at Fox Lea Farm in Venice, FL. "Show ...

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: Fox Lea Farm, 800 North Auburn Rd., Venice, FL
  • Cost: $5 per person, parking free
  • Website: www.foxleafarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Friday Night Live at Centennial Park, Venice

Free concert every other Friday sponsored by Venice MainStreet. Bring a lawn chair!

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Centennial Park Gazebo: 200 W. Tampa Ave., Venice, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sarasota Highland Games and Celtic Festival

The sound of the pipes, the beating of drums, Highland Dancing and Athletic events reminds all Scots of our ancient ...

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 ...

Sarasota Jungle Gardens Clean UP

Join us as we help get Jungle Gardens back to where it was before the hurricane season. We'll be planting, ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Sarasota Jungle Gardens, 3701 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, Florida 34234
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fire Fest Venice

Fire Fest 2018 provides a first-hand look at how prescribed burns protect our communities and property from wildfires, as well ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: T. Mabry Carlton, Jr. Memoiral Reserve, 1800 Mabry Carlton Parkway, Venice FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hole in the Head Gang at Florida Railroad Museum

Rumor says a valuable shipment will be onboard your train. Passengers are assured the situation will be fully secure in ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: $12-16
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Sarasota Children's Garden Art from the Heart

"Art From The Heart" is a new Kindness Project at The Children's Garden & Art Center that encourages children (and ...

Hole in the Head Gang at Florida Railroad Museum

Rumor says a valuable shipment will be onboard your train. Passengers are assured the situation will be fully secure in ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: $12-16
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Sensory Friendly Night at Sky Zone

Sensory Friendly Night is a monthly program for individuals with special and sensory needs and differing abilities to jump and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $9/jumper
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Family Fun
  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Learning Express Toys: 8451 Cooper Creek Boulevard University Park, Bradenton FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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” ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Participating Locations
  • Cost: FREE Children's Activities (Food for Purchase)
  • Website: www.chick-fil-a.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Full Blue Moon Hayride at Crowley Museum and Nature Center

Full BLUE Moon hayride, hotdogs, Smores, hot coco or hot apple cider with lots of fun for $15.00 a person ...

  • 5:30 pm
  • Location: Crowley Museum & Nature Center, 16405 Myakka Rd, Sarasota, Florida 34240
  • Cost: $15/person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

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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