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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 ...

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
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  • Category: Family Fun

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! ...

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
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  • Category: Holiday Events

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 ...

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 ...

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
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  • Category: Family Fun

Southside Village Holiday Stroll

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

The Local Evolution Craft Market at Darwin Brewing Company

LOCAL BEER+LOCAL CRAFTS= THE LOCAL EVOLUTION Officially the SECOND FRIDAY of every month, Geraldson Community Farm and Darwin Brewing Company are ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Darwin Brewing Company | 803 17th Ave W, Bradenton, Florida 34205
  • Cost: FREE
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  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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, ...

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
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  • Category: Family Fun

The Mouse's Tale Christmas Pageant

Come on out for Grace's first ever Christmas Play!! This will be a fun time of carols, giggles, the Christmas ...

Holidays Around the Ranch

Holidays Around the Ranch is our annual holiday sensation of magical charm for all to enjoy and is FREE to ...

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 ...

Hunsader Farms Country Christmas

Join us for hayrides, Kiddie Train, over 250,000 Lights, Petting Zoo, Display Christmas Village, Live Music, food, and Christmas Movies ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 5500 CR 675, Bradenton, FL 34211
  • Cost: Admission $10; free parking, Kids 5 and under are free
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  • Category: Holiday Events

Open Gym at Dynasty Elite Allstars

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

TCA's PVO Family Movie Night

Join us for a family movie night! Movies: Prep and Landing Prep and Landing: Naughty or Nice How the Grinch Stole Christmas (animated) Charlie ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: The Classical Academy of Sarasota, 8751 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, Florida 34240
  • Cost: free
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  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

Glow Zone at Sky Zone

Get your GLOW on at Sky Zone Sarasota! Every Friday & Saturday night get jumping with our live DJ,laser beams, ...

Living Nativity at Parrish United Methodist Church

Come experience the joy of Christmas with us! Walk through our outdoor scenes with live animals and actors depicting the ...

City of Palmetto's Movie in the Park

Come enjoy a free movie. Come early to play on the playground and enjoy FREE popcorn and drinks! Don't forget ...

Friday Night Live at Centennial Park, Venice

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

Holidays on the Green Movie Night

Fri. 12/8 - A Christmas Story @ 7:00 p.m. Sat. 12/9 - Beauty & The Beast (at Nathan Benderson Park) Fri. 12/15 ...

Open Gym at Evo Athletics

Walk ins must have parent completed wavier to attend. Waivers can be downloaded and printed from our website tab Parent’s ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: EVO Athletics: 7188 East 15th Street, Unit 2, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Cost: $12 online for registered EVO members. $15 cash only at the door.
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  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Let's Go Skating at Stardust Skate Center

Let's Go Skating Every Friday Night! Skate to your favorite songs with games, contests, races and prizes! Admission is $8 plus skate ...

The Living Nativity at The Tabernacle Church

Step back in time and experience the story of the first Christmas. Walk through Bethlehem and enjoy Manasota's favorite holiday ...

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
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  • Category: Shows & Concerts

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.