This annual Festival attracts motorcycle enthusiasts from across the country. Events include a Sporting Clay Tournament, "Born To Be Wild" Kickoff Party, a Block Party with a "Light Up The Night" Bike Show, Cruise for Cash offering $4,000 in cash prizes, and a two day Festival in historic Payne Park. The Festival will feature live music, 16 class bike show, lots of vendors, and great food! For details visit thunderbythebay.org.

January 5-8, 2017
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This annual Festival offers more than a dozen events for the entire family to enjoy, culminating with some of the fastest powerboats in the world racing in the Gulf of Mexico off Lido Beach. Enjoy a downtown block party, golf tournament, kickoff party, race team meet & greet events, Powerboats By The Bay, July 4th Fireworks Spectacular, and so much more!!! For full details visit sarasotapowerboatgrandprix.org

June 24-July 4, 2017
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Let your appetite do the giving!! Support Suncoast Charities for Children by dining at any Columbia Restaurant or The Columbia Cafe during the entire month of September for lunch or dinner during the 19th Annual Columbia Restaurant Community Harvest program.

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The Annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 beginning at 6:00 pm. This year's parade on Sarasota Bay, features both corporate and private vessels decorated in a holiday theme. Co-Chairs for this year's parade are Sam Chavers and Lucy Nicandri. This annual event is free to the public, and the best areas for viewing are Marina Jack, Centennial Park, and Bayfront Park. Entry is free for all boats registered before Thanksgiving . All proceeds benefit Suncoast Charities for Children. For more information, or to register as a participant, visit sarasotachristmasboatparade.com or call Marina Jack at (941)365-4232

December 10, 2016 beginning at 6:00 pm

Ring in the New Year at the Sarasota Bayfront Midnight Fireworks Spectacular! See one of the best fireworks displays Southwest Florida has to offer. Make your reservations now by calling Marina Jack at (941) 365-4232.

December 31, 2017 at Marina Jack