Local Events and Festivals

With many nearby towns and cities, there are a number of festivals and events that happen throughout the year. Find out the details of some of our favorites below!

Siesta Key Crystal Classic

During the middle of November, international sand sculptors gather at Siesta Key Beach (about 30 miles north of Manasota Key) to create beautiful sand statues and works of art. Sign up for one of the on-site classes and you can also try making your own art piece!

Englewood Beach Waterfest

Taking place at the end of November,  this festival features numerous activities such as powerboat races, marine wildlife encounters and products from many vendors. Hosted at the Englewood Public Beach.

Englewood Fine Arts & Handmade Crafts Festival

In early December, the entirety of West Dearborn Street will be closed off for pedestrians to explore pop-up food stalls, art stands and craft shops. This is a perfect opportunity to buy Christmas gifts for your loved ones!

Englewood Seafood & Music Festival

In late January, on West Dearborn Street, the Englewood Seafood & Music Festival brings a variety of seafood vendors and artists to perform for locals and tourists around town. There are plenty of food and drink options for people of all ages to enjoy!

Book Your Stay Today

There are many different festivals and events to explore around Manasota Key. If you are interested in scheduling a rental to begin your adventure, book with us today!