Biking & Hiking
Boats & Kayaks
Circuses / Animal Acts
Dog Parks / Beaches
Free, Cheap & Chic
Relocate & Reinvent
Things To Do
Phillippi Farmhouse Market: A real Farmer's Market
dedicated to Florida Agriculture and Related Products. Prepared foods, Produce, Specialty items are available from
various vendors. Free parking and Free music, Great food and produce. Location: Phillippi Estates Park, 5500 S. Tamiami Trail. Information: 941-861-5000
For ages 3 and up: Read-aloud stories, music, films, finger games, and community guests. Location: Selby Public
Library, 1331 First St. Information: 941-316-1181 Not-Two-Young Storytime Every Thursday 10:00 AM & 11:15 AM
For 2-year-olds and an accompanying adult. Read-aloud stories, music, films, finger games, and community guests.
Location: Selby Public Library, 1331 First St. Information: 941-316-1181
Palm Avenue hosts a monthly Art Walk on the First Friday of each month. Browse the fine art galleries, jewelers,
and restaurants of Palm Avenue while enjoying dancing, live music, and refreshments. A mainstay in Sarasota for many
years, monthly special events make this a must-do. Location: Palm Avenue in Downtown Sarasota.
Towles Court Arts District Held once a month, take an evening stroll through an array of galleries, studios,
jewelry boutiques, antique stores, gift shops and outdoor cafes. Location: Historic Towles Court Artist Colony, 1938
Adams Lane (2 Blocks South of Ringling Blvd. just west of Hwy 301) Information: 941-955-4546
Go to the movies for just a couple of bucks. Sarasota’s Parkway 8 Cinema makes it possible to enjoy a movie for
just two bucks.
Great Happy Hour: Most downtown eateries offer early bird specials and happy hours from 4:30 to at least 6 p.m.
Fun in the Park: Island Park at 1 Marina Plaza, offers lots of great, free things...a sprawling lawn, beautiful
blue water, a fountain & play yard for children, sun, shade, massive and inventive sculptures, bench swings for
watching a sunset and big, big boats.
Free Mondays at the museum The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art opens its doors free of charge every
Monday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Every Saturday, rain or shine... Sarasota’s Downtown Farmers' Market Pick-out fresh produce, food, flowers,
plants and crafts while having fun and making new friends. Location: Main St. and Lemon Ave. Sarasota
Fitness & health
Shops, Spas, Salons
Attn. Intl. Visitors
(north to south)
Anna Maria Is.