Celebrate the Holidays in Sarasota!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year here in Florida! With so many Christmas parades, events, and light shows to see, you and your family are guaranteed to have a holly jolly December. Here are some Sarasota holiday highlights the team at Wilde Lexus Sarasota can’t wait to enjoy.
Enjoy Festive Parades
Sarasota Christmas parades are always extra special, because they take place on both land and sea! Whether you love seeing decorated floats or floating decorations, there’s something for you this holiday season.
23rd Annual Sarasota Holiday Parade – December 1st, 7 p.m.
Bring your loved ones to downtown Sarasota to be part of all the fun as live marching bands and Santa himself makes his merry way down Main Street.
Venice Christmas Boat Parade – December 1st, 6 p.m.
Watch in awe as a line of beautifully decorated boats glides along the Intracoastal Waterway in Venice.
Anna Maria Island Privateers Christmas Parade – December 8th, 10 a.m.
Come see Santa as he travels the entire length of the island spreading Christmas cheer! Refreshments and fun will be available to all.
See Beautiful Lights
There are so many ways to enjoy twinkling Christmas lights in Sarasota this season. Grab a hot chocolate and see the night alight with holiday cheer.
40th Annual Holiday Night of Lights – December 7th, 5:30 p.m.
Caroling, sing-a-longs, and a very special tree lighting ceremony are waiting for you in St. Armand’s Circle. See Santa and several other holiday performances.
45th Annual Singing Christmas Tree – December 2-9th
Come see the 25-ft tall Singing Christmas tree, decked with 10,000 lights and singing choir members! With seven performances available at First Baptist Church of Sarasota, you won’t want to miss this stunning spectacle.
Holiday Lights Spectacular – December 14-15th, 7 p.m.
Visit the sparkling walkways of Sarasota Jungle Gardens and get in the holiday spirit! Candy Cane Lane and Santa are waiting for you! Kids two and under are free.
Experience Fun Events
Looking for a unique way to get in the holiday spirit? Check out these fun and festive Sarasota Christmas events.
Holidays at the Point with a Dog Day Holiday – December 8th, 2 p.m.
Bring your four-legged friend to an afternoon of holiday fun! Live entertainment, food, and an ugly sweater contest for dogs and their owners await at Historic Spanish Point!
Sarasota Christmas Glow Run – December 8th, 5 p.m.
Run run Rudolph! Get ready to run or walk along Nathan Benderson Park, fully decked out in Christmas decor, holiday music, and a finish line dusted with snow.
A Village Wonderland – December 7-8th
Enjoy holiday lights, festive music, and unique shopping during this annual artwalk in the Village of the Arts.
Wishing You a Happy Holiday
Everyone at Wilde Lexus Sarasota loves taking part in local holiday events and traditions, and if there’s anything we can do to help make your holidays bright, stop by or contact us today! We can even help you find the best restaurants in Lakewood Ranch or Sarasota, FL.