Sarasota Events You Won't Want to Miss! April 2023 Edition

Soak up the sunshine and create lifelong memories with your family this April in Sarasota! With a variety of family-friendly events to choose from, you're sure to find something that will pique your interest. From Easter adventures to competitive sports, there's something for every taste. Grab your sunscreen and get ready to make some unforgettable memories with these top events happening in Sarasota:

Elizabeth Moore Sarasota Open Tennis Championship

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Get ready to witness an exciting tennis showdown! The 2023 Elizabeth Moore Sarasota Open Tennis Championship Tournament is back with new owners, a new team, and a fresh vision. This year's Sarasota Open ATP Challenger will take place in the newly renovated Payne Park in the City of Sarasota. Don't miss out on the thrilling Kick-Off Events happening from April 7 to April 9, followed by the main tournament from April 10 to April 16, 2023. 

Various ticket prices and packages are available, so you can choose the one that suits you best here.

Siesta Key Easter Egg Hunt

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Attend a fun-filled morning at the annual Siesta Key Easter Egg Hunt! This year, the Egg Hunt will take place on the grounds of the Siesta Key Chapel. Bring your children to enjoy live animals, children's games, activities, and the chance to take photos with the Easter Bunny. Don't forget to bring a bag or basket for your child to collect the eggs in! Advance registration is required, and participation is limited to 200 children ages 1-6. All registered children will receive a goody bag. 

Admission to the event is $12 per child (ages 1-6), and free parking is available. Don't miss out on this egg-citing event here

World Circus Day at the Ringling Circus Museum

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Celebrate World Circus Day at the Ringling Circus Museum! Enjoy free admission to the Ringling Circus Museum and Bayfront Gardens, where you can explore the fascinating history of the circus from ancient times to the present day. Don't miss the chance to see the world's largest miniature circus, John Ringling's Club Cars, and much more!

Experience the magic and fun of the circus with special highlights throughout the day, including a Juggling Party at 11 a.m. in the Bayfront Gardens. 

Click here to learn more about this enchanting event.

Earth Day and Scrub Jay Fest at Oscar Scherer State Park

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Join the celebration of Earth Day and Scrub Jay Fest at Oscar Scherer State Park's 34th Annual Sarasota Earth Day Festival on April 22, 2023! With live music, fun-filled activities for kids, various environmental and informational booths, environmental speakers, photo contests, guided hikes, tram tours, food vendors, and much more, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Admission to the Lake Osprey Picnic Area is free.

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to celebrate our planet, click here to learn more!


Florida Scholastic Rowing Association Sweep Championships

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Experience the excitement of competitive rowing during the second weekend of April at Nathan Benderson Park! High school teams and clubs will compete for the State Champion Title in pairs, fours, and eights rowing events. With over 1800 participants expected to attend, the determination and skill of these young athletes are sure to be a thrilling watch. More details are available here.

There's no shortage of family-friendly fun to be had this April in the Sarasota area. 

We hope to see you soon here at Tropical Beach Resorts!