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

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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

Poetry Tea Time

On the first Thursday of each month, September through May (9/7, 10/5, 11/2, 12/7, 1/4, 2/1, 3/1, 4/5, 5/3), SCLP ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: The Elixir Tea House 1926 Hillview St, Sarasota, Florida 34239
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Little Sprouts Club at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Join us monthly in the Ann Goldstein Children’s Rainforest Garden, as preschool-aged children and their families are invited to alphabetically ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens | 900 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: Members: Free | Guests pay normal admission | Reciprocals: $10 | Member Guests: $10
  • Website: selby.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Crafts at Learning Express Toys

Join us for a fun craft activity! Requires reservations

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Learning Express Toys: 8451 Cooper Creek Boulevard University Park, Bradenton FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: learningexpress.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Little Sprouts Club at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Join us monthly in the Ann Goldstein Children’s Rainforest Garden, as preschool-aged children and their families are invited to alphabetically ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens | 900 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: Members: Free | Guests pay normal admission | Reciprocals: $10 | Member Guests: $10
  • Website: selby.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Village of the Arts Artwalk

Visit the Village of the Arts for our vibrant monthly artwalk the first Friday night and Saturday afternoon of every ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Village of the Arts: 1113 12th St. W., Bradenton, FL
  • Cost: FREE (Items and Food Available for Purchase)
  • Website: www.villageofthearts.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Music on Main in Lakewood Ranch

Join us on Lakewood Ranch Main Street from 6 – 9 pm for Music on Main, a free concert series ...

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 ...

Little Sprouts Club at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Join us monthly in the Ann Goldstein Children’s Rainforest Garden, as preschool-aged children and their families are invited to alphabetically ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens | 900 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: Members: Free | Guests pay normal admission | Reciprocals: $10 | Member Guests: $10
  • Website: selby.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Village of the Arts Artwalk

Visit the Village of the Arts for our vibrant monthly artwalk the first Friday night and Saturday afternoon of every ...

  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Village of the Arts: 1113 12th St. W., Bradenton, FL
  • Cost: FREE (Items and Food Available for Purchase)
  • Website: www.villageofthearts.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Plushcraft Event at Learning Express Toys

Create a plush 3D character at our plushcraft event. Suitable for children 5+.

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Learning Express Toys: 8451 Cooper Creek Boulevard University Park
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Night at South Florida Museum

On the first Saturday of most months the Museum stays open late for an evening of family fun! Every month ...

  • 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: South Florida Museum: 201 10th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205
  • Cost: FREE for Museum Members; $14-$19 Admission (1/2 price after 3:00pm)
  • Website: www.southfloridamuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

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

Manatee County Fair

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

Crafts at Learning Express Toys

Join us for a fun craft activity! Requires reservations

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Learning Express Toys: 8451 Cooper Creek Boulevard University Park, Bradenton FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: learningexpress.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Homeschool Science Club at Emerson Point Preserve

Join us as we explore the secretive life of microorganisms! It is estimated that there are over a trillion microorganisms ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Emerson Point Preserve (Freeman and Mabel Horton Field Study Station)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.mymanatee.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Movie Night in the Beer Garden

Join us at 7pm in our beer garden every 2nd Thursday for Movie Night! We recommend bringing a lawn chair ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: JDub's Brewing Company & Tap Room 1215 Mango Ave, Sarasota, Florida 34237
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Manatee County Fair

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

Bat Demo Day

Play It Again Sports - Bradenton presents our Bat Demo Day! Come out and try any of the new 2018 ...

Manatee County Fair

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

Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market

It's the Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market, a Flea Market only Pirate Style! 100’s of Vendors, Treasures to be ...

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 ...

Bat Demo Day at Heritage Harbour

The guys Play It Again Sports - Bradenton, FL will be at our fields at Heritage Harbour on Saturday, January ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Heritage Harbour Baseball, 700 River Heritage Blvd, Bradenton 34212
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Barefoot on the Beach - Nokomis

Join us on the second Saturday of January, February and March from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Enjoy a beautiful ...

Manatee County Fair

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

Pontoon Boat Rides

Come take a ride on the Braden River and Evers Reservoir. The rides start at 10am and run every two ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Jiggs Landing Fish Camp, 6106 63rd St E, Bradenton, Florida 34203
  • Cost: $7/adult and $5/child under 12.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Manatee County Fair

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

Youth Genealogy Program

The ChiChi-Okobee Society Children of the American Revolution is pleased to announce its 2018 Youth Genealogy Program. This program is ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Children's Garden and Art Center, 1670 10th Way, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.sarasotacar.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Manatee County Fair

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

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

Manatee County Fair

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

Manatee County Fair

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

Crafts at Learning Express Toys

Join us for a fun craft activity! Requires reservations

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Learning Express Toys: 8451 Cooper Creek Boulevard University Park, Bradenton FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: learningexpress.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

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

Hobo Campfire at Florida Railroad Museum

Join us for an old-fashioned Hobo Campfire Cookout! Take our diesel powered train to the Hobo camp and enjoy hot ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: $14-18
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Foundations Academies: Snow Slide

Come one...come all! You are invited to join us for our annual Snow Slide event! We will once again be ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Foundations Academies 4141 Desoto Road, Sarasota, Florida 34235
  • Cost: $10 per person and includes all activities and food
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Manatee County Fair

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 Seafood and Music Festival

At Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival, hungry festivalgooers will flock to enjoy a delicious array of seafood ranging from Cajun-style ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival 709 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34236
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

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

Crafts at Learning Express Toys

Join us for a fun craft activity! Requires reservations

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • 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 ...

Opening Reception at South Florida Museum

Members and the public are invited to join us for our special opening reception for How People Make Things at ...

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

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

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

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

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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