Sarasota Events

Complement Summertime in Sarasota with These Special Events

Special Events

There’s so much more to Sarasota than sugary white sand and radiant sun. Plan a summer stay at Zota Beach Resort in 2018 and check out some of these special events happening throughout the season.

Suncoast International Dragon Boat Festival (June 3): Watch teams race to the beat of a drum at this year’s annual competition hosted by “In The Pink” women’s boutique and non-profit.

Sarasota Music Festival (June):A program of the Sarasota Orchestra, this festival brings together top students and music masters to learn and put on performances throughout the month.

Bradenton Boat Show (June 8-10): Taking place at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, this show engages you with hands-on opportunities to learn about fishing.

Suncoast Offshore Racing Festival: With events spanning over the week leading up to July 4, this exhilarating festival include races, fan fests and fireworks.

Orioles Gulf Coast League (June-September): Catch a minor league baseball game at Ed Smith Stadium as you enjoy a hot dog and cheer on the Gulf Coast League’s Orioles.

Fourth of July: We all know it’s not a complete July 4th celebration without some fireworks, and Sarasota does it big! Enjoy a spectacular display over the bay as well as music, food and games.

Located steps from the sand, Zota Beach Resort boasts a beautiful location in Longboat Key right outside of Sarasota. Plan your summer escape and enjoy our deluxe guest rooms and suites as well as access to the area’s best things to do. When you’re not soaking up the sun or attending an event nearby, dine on Floribbean cuisine at our hotel’s Viento Kitchen. You’re also invited to kick back at our open-air bar and lounge or take a dip in our zero-entry pool.

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