Best Events this June - Explore Siesta Key & Sarasota

June is upon us, and we’re ready to take “summer vacation” to the next level. With long days playing on the beach, laying out by the pool, or exploring our numerous relaxing nooks at Tropical Beach Resorts, you may never want to leave our little slice of heaven. 
But if you find yourself wanting to explore all the fun our area has to offer, we’ve pulled together a list of some of the best things to do in Siesta Key and Sarasota! 


Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week | June 1 - 14, 2023 

Photo Courtesy of Visit Sarasota County, YouTube

Happening now through Wednesday, June 14th, you can savor everything Sarasota has to offer with the annual restaurant week! 
With more than 60 participating chefs and culinary artists, take your taste buds on a curated journey across Sarasota County’s cuisines. If you dine at a participating restaurant, be sure to snap a photo of your meal and use #SavorSarasota! You just might earn a $50 dining gift certificate. 
Find participating restaurants, view menus, and learn more - click here.

Siesta Key Rum Distillery Tours | All Month Long! 

Photo Courtesy of Siesta Key Rum website 

In between your relaxing days on the beach, adventure over to Drum Circle Distilling in Sarasota for a unique distillery tour! Learn all about the distillery’s history, how Siesta Key Rum is made, and the secret to its unique flavors and tastes. There are several tour dates available in June. The tours are FREE and open to the public. 

Select a date to reserve your spot - click here.  

World Ocean Day Celebration at Mote Aquarium | June 10, 2023 

If you’re looking for family-friendly things to do near Sarasota, don’t miss out on this fun event. Come shell-ebrate World Ocean Day with the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium! The Mote Aquarium will host an on-site party to celebrate on Saturday, June 10th, complete with games, face painting, character photo opportunities, and more! The World Ocean Day event festivities are included with your aquarium admission. 

Learn more and get your tickets online - click here.

Shear Madness at Florida Studio Theater | Now through June 25, 2023 

Photo Courtesy of Florida Studio Theater, Facebook 

“Shear Madness” puts a comedic twist on the rising popularity of murder mystery parties. When an elderly woman mysteriously passes away, her death raises BIG questions – and it’s up to the audience to help solve the crime! This whodunit stage production touts a story full of spontaneous humor and thrilling mystery. All ages are welcome, though this whitty show is recommended for ages 13+. 

Read more about the show and get tickets - click here.

Calusa Brunch-Themed Beer Cocktails | Every Sunday 

While making your Sunday brunch plans, enjoy a visit to our nearby friends at Calusa Brewing. Every Sunday, you can enjoy brunch-themed beer cocktails paired with delicious food trucks and a fun craft brewery environment! This weekly special is the perfect backdrop if you’re celebrating Father’s Day with us in Siesta Key on Sunday, June 18th. 

You can look forward to refreshing brunch beverages, like: 

­čŹŐZimosa: Zote NEIPA w/ Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice

­čî┐Sicilian Summer: LemonBerry Squeeze Fruit Beer w/ Saltwater Basil Syrup

­čî×Grapefruit Radler: The Florida Flavor Lager w/ Grapefruit Shrub

Ôśś´ŞĆIrish Rage: Rule of Thumb Irish Stout w/ O&A Cold Brew and Rage Cream 

Explore Calusa’s weekly specials and food truck schedules - click here

Ready to plan your next visit? We’re ready for you, too. See our special offers this summer - click here.