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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First Day Hike at Oscar Scherer State Park

Get out and hike on the First Day of the year!! To add a fun treasure hunt to your day ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Oscar Scherer State Park: 1843 South Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Free

Wednesday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

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

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: Free

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 ...

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: Free

NBP Movie Night: Moana

Join us and Sarasota Film Festival for a free screening of Disney's Moana! The event will be held on Regatta ...

  • 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Nathan Benderson Park, 5851 Nathan Benderson Cir, Sarasota, Florida 34235
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free
  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Learning Express Toys: 8451 Cooper Creek Boulevard University Park, Bradenton FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Wednesday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

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

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! ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: The Ringling Education Art Library 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.ringling.org
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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: Free

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! ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: The Ringling Education Art Library 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.ringling.org
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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 ...

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 ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 100 Casey Key Road, Nokomis
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.scgov.net
  • Category: Free

Daisy D'Lites Day

Bring the whole family to D’Lites Shoppe to meet Daisy D’Lites. All children receive a free kid’s cone and a ...

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: D'Lites Shoppe, Lakewood Ranch, 8209 Natures Way, Ste 107, Bradenton, Florida 34202
  • Cost: free
  • Website: dlitesshoppe.com
  • Category: Free

Sailor Circus Academy and Windjammers Unlimited Free Concert

Join us as the Windjammers marks its return to the Sailor Circus Arena with a FREE concert filled with classic ...

  • 1:30 pm
  • Location: Sailor Circus Arena | 2075 Bahia Vista Street Sarasota, FL 34239
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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

Wednesday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

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

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! ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: The Ringling Education Art Library 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.ringling.org
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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! ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: The Ringling Education Art Library 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.ringling.org
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Starry Night Telescope Exploration at Perico Preserve

Set your gaze skyward and search the heavens for a glimpse into the stars. Get a chance to view the ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Perico Preserve, 11700 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.mymanatee.org
  • Category: Free

Movie Night: Ferris Beuller's Day Off

Join us in our garden for MOVIE NIGHT and get FREE POPCORN!

  • 7:30 pm
  • Location: Mandeville Beer Garden, 428 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, Florida 34236
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free
  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Learning Express Toys: 8451 Cooper Creek Boulevard University Park, Bradenton FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Wednesday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

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

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! ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: The Ringling Education Art Library 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.ringling.org
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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 ...

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! ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: The Ringling Education Art Library 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.ringling.org
  • Category: Free

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: Free

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: Free

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 ...

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: Free

Kids in the Kitchen

Join us at Junior League of Manatee County's Kids in the Kitchen at the Bradenton Farmers Market! We will be ...

  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Bradenton Farmers' Market, 400 Old Main St, Bradenton, Florida 34205
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Harrison Ranch Arts Guild Creativity Extravaganza

Join us for this exciting creative event!!! For the first time, outside artists have been invited to participate in the Harrison ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 5755 Harrison Ranch Blvd, Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free
  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Learning Express Toys: 8451 Cooper Creek Boulevard University Park, Bradenton FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Wednesday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

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

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