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This annual Festival attracts motorcycle enthusiasts from across the country. Events include a Sporting Clay Tournament, "Born To Be Wild" Kickoff Party, a Cruise for Cash, and a three day Festival at the Sarasota Fairgrounds. The Festival will feature live music, two bike shows, lots of vendors, motorcycle freestyle acts, great food and much more! For details visit thunderbythebay.org.

February 15-17, 2019
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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 28-July 7, 2019
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Let your appetite do the giving!! Support Suncoast Charities for Children by dining at any Columbia Restaurant during the entire month of September for lunch or dinner during the 21st Annual Columbia Restaurant Community Harvest program. Through this program, the Columbia donates 5% of all guests' September lunch and dinner checks to the charitable organizations chosen by their customers.

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The Annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 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 Sarah Catell and Greg Corvelle. 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 8, 2018 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, 2018 at Marina Jack
The 88th Annual Sarasota Tarpon Tournament has been an annual event here in Sarasota since 1930. Not only is this historic Tarpon Tournament an opportunity to participate in world-class fishing, it also supports the local community. The 2018 Tournament raised $10,000 for Suncoast Charities for Children and has contributed over $50,000 to Suncoast Charities for Children within the past nine years.
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"Santa's Cause" is a free family-friendly block party event scheduled to take place on Saturday - December 15th on Old Main Street in Downtown Bradenton. This year's event will feature live music from 6-10 p.m. At 9 p.m., Santa is expected to make an appearance. Santa's Cause is a charitable event organized by The Loaded Barrel Tavern (450 Old Main Street, Bradenton 941-745-8433) to celebrate the holiday season by raising money for Suncoast Charities for Children through donations from local businesses, bar patrons, and area bar owners. This event is now in its eighth year and raised over $65,000 for Suncoast Charities for Children.

December 15, 2018