Enjoy Sunny Sarasota’s Coastal Charm At These Local Attractions!

Enjoy Sunny Sarasota’s Coastal Charm At These Local Attractions!

Enjoy Sunny Sarasota’s Coastal Charm At These Local Attractions!

There’s no place to be like Sunny Sarasota this summer! No matter how you choose to spend your time, Sarasota has endless fun in store for all.

Here Are Some Of Sunny Sarasota’s Best Local Attractions:

 

Artist’s Retreat

The Ringling

Art lovers from all over revel at The Ringling’s 66-acre breathtaking bayfront hideaway. Once the estate of art appreciators John and Mable Ringling, this historic museum includes priceless art, a circus, gorgeous gardens, historic tours, and more! With classic collections from the original owners to modern artists, the magnificent art display at The Ringling has something for everyone.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

This 15-acre scenic site is full of blooming florals and many different types of plant life. If you’re looking for an artsy adventure for the whole family, the Selby Botanical Gardens features The Children’s Rainforest, which has many different kids activities to enjoy. A tropical paradise filled with orchids, banyan trees, ferns and many more local plants, this peaceful retreat is a spot you must visit.

Nature Lover’s Paradise

Sarasota Jungle Gardens

Another adventure the whole family can enjoy, Sarasota Jungle Gardens allows you to take an intimate look at the habitats of florida’s most fascinating animals. This 10-acre site is home to over 150 rescued animals, including parrots, lemurs, monkeys, crocodiles and many more. Feed the flamingos or watch the reptile show on this intriguing tropical venture.

Big Cat Habitat

If you can’t get enough of florida’s exotic animal life, check out the Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary, a Sarasota non-profit and rescue sanctuary. Pet the goats and llamas, or watch the giant cats and vibrant birds in the animal shows performed.

Mote Marine Aquarium

This amazing aquarium houses over 100 species of marine life! The “Shark Zone” is a 135,000 gallon tank of shark frenzy fun everyone will enjoy gazing at. Stroll by the touch tanks and pet the stingrays, sea cucumber and other aquatic life. Don’t forget to wave goodbye at the friendly Mote mascots, the manatees Hugh and Buffett!

Mixon Fruit Farms

Yet another family-friendly adventure Sunny Sarasota offers, Mixon Fruit Farms has tram rides, historical charm and more! Wind through the citrus groves on a relaxing tram ride and check out the butterfly garden, all while learning of the Sunshine State’s fabulous fruits.

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Spring Events In Sunny Sarasota

If you’ve been looking for the perfect spring adventure to explore Florida, Sarasota is full of fun to be had! Take a look at the exciting events below on sunny Sarasota’s schedule this spring.

Sarasota Garden Club

Experience Sarasota’s Spring season with all of it’s fantastic florals at Sarasota’s Garden Club. With a private garden tours following a Wedding Flower Show at the end of the month, Sarasota’s Garden Club offers a relaxing day venture for all. Featuring a breathtaking display of native and tropical plants on over an acre of beautifully maintained grounds, this spring paradise is an adventure you don’t want to miss.

Jewish Film Festival

Travel the world on your vacation to Sarasota this Spring at the Jewish Film Festival. Sarasota’s 10th annual Jewish Film Festival is held all throughout march, featuring many different films from all around the globe!

Ringling Underground

Running throughout March and April in the Ringling Museum Courtyard, Ringling Underground offers an serene evening under the stars, in addition to food, drinks, and local music. End the night while under Sarasota’s starry skies with this enchanting evening event.

Moon Over Myakka Concert

Head out to Myakka State Park for a captivating night away from Southwest Florida’s hustle and bustle. Moon Over Myakka on March 15th features Florida-based Eagles cover band, The Alter Eagles, from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Soak Up The Sunshine: Brown Bag Lunch Concert

Take it easy in the sunshine at the Brown Bag Lunch Concert in Phillipi Park every Thursday this March. This is a relaxing way to spend the day for all, especially if you’re searching for family-friendly activities!

Sarasota County Fair

Check out Sarasota locals favorite place to have fun at the 83rd annual Sarasota County Fair! Get your fill of deep-fried foods, agricultural exhibits, along with carnival festivities March 15th – March 24th at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds.

My Hometown Fest

March 23rd from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Nathan Benderson Park

Lastly, My Hometown Fest is a great way to experience Sarasota. Established in 2016 as a charity event to support the Sertoma Club of Greater Sarasota, which assists families with language disabilities. With craft beer, classic cuisine from local restaurants, live music and endless family-friendly fun, My Hometown Fest is undoubtedly a perfect way to spend the day.

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Upcoming Blu Mangrove Grill Specials

Looking at stopping by our world renowned Palmetto Marina? Wondering just what else there is to do in our beautiful city? Once you arrive at Riviera Dunes Marina, you won’t have to look any further than inside our building. The Blu Mangrove Grill features fine dining options that will work with just about any yachtsman. Even if you are looking to dine on a budget, the weekly specials are those that you will want to enjoy again and again. Here is a list of what you can enjoy from our Palmetto Marina Restaurant:

 

MONDAYS
.75 cent Wings All Day. Happy Hour 11-7pm. Appetizers 1/2 off 3-7pm.

TUESDAYS
$15 All you can eat Fish & Chips. Happy Hour 11-7pm. Appetizers 1/2 off 3-7pm.

WEDNESDAYS
All you can eat Lobster $40, available while supplies last. Happy Hour 11-7pm. Appetizers 1/2 off 3-7pm.

THURSDAYS
$15 BBQ Rib Dinner. Happy Hour 11-7pm. Appetizers 1/2 off 3-7pm.

FRIDAYS
$20 Smoked Prime Rib Dinner. Happy Hour 11-7pm. Appetizers 1/2 off 3-7pm.

SATURDAYS
$50 All You Can Eat King Crab Legs. Happy Hour 11-7pm. Appetizers 1/2 off 3-7pm.

SUNDAYS
$5 Pulled Pork Sandwiches All Day. Happy Hour 11-7pm. Appetizers 1/2 off 3-7pm.

SUNDAYS 10am-1pm
Brunch & Bloody Mary Bar

Free Draft Beer with any Pirates Game Ticket
Limit one per person

 

Once you dock your boat on our floating dock marina, come on over and enjoy the tastiest grill you will have ever ate from. For more information on the Blu Mangrove Grill, be sure to check out there website right here!

Upcoming Events at the Blu Mangrove Grill

Located right inside Riviera Dunes Marina is the wonderful dining of the Blu Mangrove Grill. As the perfect restaurant for everything that Riviera Dune Marina is, the Blu Mangrove Grill will be hosting multiple bands and events occurring over the next month. Check out right here what you can expect from the live entertainment of our in house restaurant for the month of May.

 

For even more information on Riviera Dunes Marina and our Bradenton marina entertainment, feel free to contact us at 941-981-5330.

 

Distraction 5:30 to 9:30 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Fri 5/02

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Sal Garcia & OMNI Fr. 3:30 to 5:30 pm pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Fri 5/02

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

BC & the Gang Blues Sat. 5:30 to 9:30 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Sat 5/03

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Larry Lewsi 5:00 to 9:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Sun 5/04

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Sal Garcia & OMNI So. 12:00 – 4:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Sun 5/04

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Democracy Reggae Band Tue 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Tue 5/06

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Robert Blair Wed. 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Wed 5/07

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Sal Garcia & OMNI Fr. 3:30 to 5:30 pm pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Fri 5/09

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Time Trax Band 5:30 to 9:30 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Fri 5/09

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Time Trax Band 5:30 to 9:30 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Sat 5/10

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Larry Lewsi 5:00 to 9:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Sun 5/11

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Sal Garcia & OMNI So. 12:00 – 4:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Sun 5/11

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Democracy Reggae Band Tue 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Tue 5/13

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Robert Blair Wed. 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Wed 5/14

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Sal Garcia & OMNI Fr. 3:30 to 5:30 pm pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Fri 5/16

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Time Trax Band 5:30 to 9:30 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Fri 5/16

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Taylor and Taylor Band 5:30 to 9:30 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Sat 5/17

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Larry Lewsi 5:00 to 9:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Sun 5/18

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Sal Garcia & OMNI So. 12:00 – 4:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Sun 5/18

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Democracy Reggae Band Tue 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Tue 5/20

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Robert Blair Wed. 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Wed 5/21

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Sal Garcia & OMNI Fr. 3:30 to 5:30 pm pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Fri 5/23

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Slie Sat. 5:30 to 9:30 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Fri 5/23

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

BC & the Gang Blues Sat. 5:30 to 9:30 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Sat 5/24

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Larry Lewsi 5:00 to 9:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Sun 5/25

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Sal Garcia & OMNI So. 12:00 – 4:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Sun 5/25

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Democracy Reggae Band Tue 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Tue 5/27

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Robert Blair Wed. 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Wed 5/28

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Sal Garcia & OMNI Fr. 3:30 to 5:30 pm pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Fri 5/30

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

Slie Sat. 5:30 to 9:30 pm Live at Blu Mangrove Grill

Fri 5/30

102 Riviera Dunes Way (941) 479-7827

 

 

 

 

Why Visit Bradenton Florida?

Why Visit Bradenton Florida?

 

When looking at visiting our Bradenton Marina, why not take a look around at some of the great sites and sounds of the city as well? Take a look at just what you can experience from Bradenton, FL and see why so many families decide to take their Luxury Yachts to Riviera Dunes Marina for a quick get-away to this beautiful city.

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