Lakewood Ranch & Sarasota Events
It’s Fall Y’all and the Best of Fall Festivals are here including the beginning of the Tour of Homes in Lakewood Ranch!
Check out the latest happening events this month.
Dates to Remember:
Columbus Day – Monday, October 9
Boss’s Day – Monday, October 16
Halloween – Tuesday, October 31
October 6: Music on Main
6p @ Lakewood Main Street in Lakewood Ranch
A Free Concert Series & Block Party for the Public
October 6: First Fridays – Live from Downtown (Sarasota)
6p @ Palm Avenue & Main Street in Sarasota
Music, Friends & Food!
October 6 – 8: Sarasota Bayfront Boat Show
Preview the best and newest boats in this boutique show.
Hours vary all weekend. Free admission.
Marina Jack, 2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota
October 7: The Taste of St. Armand’s Circle
5p – 8:30p @ St. Armand’s Park, Sarasota
Featuring treats, food & drinks from 15 of the Circle’s restaurants.
Tickets $55 (advanced), $65 (day of event)
October 7 – 8: Sarasota’s Most Elegant Home Show
Sat 10a – 6p, Sun 10a – 5p @ Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
Featuring suppliers of everything for your home from builders & contractors to kitchens and baths, pools, windows and more.
October 7 – 8, 14 – 15, 21 – 22, 28 – 29: The 29th Annual Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Fest
10a – 5p @ 7410 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota
Hay Rides, Pony Ride, Pumpkin Painting, Face Painting, Mini Train Rides, A Petting Zoo, Costume Contests & More!
Free Admission & Parking
October 14: Howl-O-Ween Movie Night Spooktacular
5p – 1op @ Ed Smith Stadium
Enjoy a movie, games and a Halloween costume parade with the Orioles’ bird out under the stars.
Bring a Blanket for outfield viewing or watch from stadium seating. Concessions available.
Admission is one non-perishable food item to benefit All Faiths Food Bank. All ages.
October 14 – 15, 21 – 22, 28 – 29: 26th Annual Hunsader Farms’ Pumpkin Festival
9a – 5p @ Hunsader Farms, 5500 C.R. 675, Bradenton, FL 34211
Craft Show, Live Music, Hay Rides, Corn Maze, Homemade Food, Pumpkins, Pony Rides, Face Painting & More!
$10 Admission / $5 Parking / Children 12 & Under Free
October 20: Night of Fun, Fish & Fright at Mote Aquarium
6p – 8:30p @ Mote Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota
Kids of all ages invited to dress up in costume and explore many experiments & activities & live shows throughout the aquarium.
Visit Mote Aquarium for tickets and info
October 20 – 22: The Sarasota – Bradenton Fall Home Show
Fri/Sat 10a – 7p, Sun 10a – 6p @ Robarts Arena at the Sarasota Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota
Explore new & different ideas for home improvements!
Free Admission & Parking
October 20 – November 19: Tour of Homes
Tour all of the Beautiful Builder Model Homes in Lakewood Ranch, FL!
October 28: Beauty & the Beast Movie in the Park
5p @ Nathan Benderson Park / Regatta Island
Bring your lawn chairs & blankets.
Movie begins at sunset. Drinks & snacks available for cash purchase.
October 29: Sarasota Ski -A – Rees Water Ski Team Show
2p @ Ski-A-Ree Stadium, 1602 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota
October 31: Happy Halloween! Be Safe Trick or Treating!
*For up to date information about events, please check local listings and websites listed.
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