Sarasota, Florida

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Sarasota, Florida, USA

Entertainment & Events in Sarasota, Florida

Cinema

  • Regal Hollywood 20
    1993 Main Street
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    941-954-5768
    This cinema shows first run Hollywood hits, as well as critically acclaimed films, alternative productions, restored classics, and foreign movies.  more

Night Life

  • Bahi Hut
    4675 North Tamiami Trail
    Sarasota, FL 34234
    941-355-5141
    A Sarasota tradition for over 30 years, this lounge was established in 1954 and is famous for their lethal Mai Tai drink. The lounge is a Polynesian paradise complete with coconuts, bamboo, and palms.

  • McCurdy's Comedy Theater
    3333 North Tamiami Trail
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    Located at Trail Plaza
    941-925-3869
    Enjoy a perfect night out for the best in comedy and improvisation entertainment at this beautiful, state-of-the-art 3,200 square foot theater that also features a 4,000 square foot gated courtyard. Reservations are suggested and you must be 18 years old. Humor workshops in stand up and improvisation are available.  more

  • Ivory Lounge
    1413 Main Street
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    941-388-7869
    Ivory can be described as, "...an ultimate, contemporary lounge with a minimalist, modern aesthetic..." The lounge features sophisticated art with progressive urban sounds from various DJs and musicians. Ivory reinvents Sarasota nightlife where design, music and atmosphere combine for a unique, intoxicating experience. Ivory Lounge is a location where the community can be proud to be seen and proud to look their best, set in an upscale venue with affordable prices. Bottle Service is available upon request simply by calling. more

Concerts & Performances

  • Circus Sarasota
    8251 15th Street East, Suite B
    Sarasota, FL 34243
    Administrative Office
    941-355-9335
    Circus Sarasota's mission is "to provide a circus that represents the circus arts at the highest level and that is linked to the community through performance, education and integrated arts programming." more

  • Florida String Quartet
    709 North Tamiami Trail
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    941-953-3434
    This resident chamber ensemble performs music stemming from many different styles and origins, as well as sounds by renowned musicians, throughout the year.

  • Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
    777 North Tamiami Trail
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    941-955-7676
    Designed by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, this performance hall is located directly on beautiful Sarasota Bay and hosts over 120 world class performances each year including great music, dances, theater, comedies, Broadway musicals, symphony orchestras, and top national and international performers. An array of educational outreach programs are also available. more

  • Sarasota Orchestra
    709 North Tamiami Trail
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    941-953-4252
    Embark upon an unforgettable journey in sound by this symphony orchestra that provides a wide range of orchestral and chamber music concerts from September through June. more

  • Golden Apple Dinner Theatre
    25 North Pineapple Avenue
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    941-366-5454
    The oldest continuing dinner theatre in America and one of a dozen professional dinner theatres in the country, this theatre invites you to enjoy feasting on a bountiful all-you-can-eat buffet followed by an entertaining, award-winning Broadway musical. more

  • Players Theatre, The
    838 North Tamiami Trail
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    941-365-2494
    The second oldest community theatre in Florida, this performing arts organization was also the first organization of its kind in Sarasota. Six lavish, full scale musicals with live orchestra are performed each season, as well as special events and a series of concerts. more

  • Sarasota Ballet of Florida
    5555 North Tamiami Trail
    Sarasota, FL 34243
    941-552-1032
    A professional resident company that offers seven world-class, eclectic productions from September to April each year including the traditional holiday favorite "The Nutcracker." Box Office Hours: Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. On performance days, the box office will be open at noon and remain open until intermission of the day's final performance.  more

  • Sarasota Opera
    61 North Pinapple Avenue
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    941-366-8450
    An internationally respected opera company that produces the highest quality professional opera on a rotating basis from February to March. They also present concerts throughout the year. more

Plays & Productions

  • Asolo Theatre Company
    5555 North Tamiami Trail
    Sarasota, FL 34243
    941-351-9010
    You can see four different plays in a single weekend by this professional company of actors that performs in classical rotating repertory form from November through June. more

Sporting Events

  • Sarasota Kennel Club
    5400 Bradenton Road
    Sarasota, FL 34234
    941-355-1112
    Live the excitement of greyhound racing sponsored by this kennel club at this facility that features live greyhound racing six days a week with matinees three days a week, as well as greyhound, horse, and harness racing simulcast daily. Two clubhouse dining areas are also on site, as well as numerous concession stands located all throughout the facility. more

  

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