May Events

All things seem possible in May! Get out and enjoy the spring air at the joyful events in the area! 


May 13 – 15, 2022: Punta Gorda Seafood & Music Festival Check out the outdoor food and fun at Punta Gorda’s Seafood and Music Festival. Featuring a variety of fresh cooked entrees from seafood, meat, and vegetarian, along with side dishes and desserts. Live musical performances on stage by some of Florida’s and the region’s top musical talents. Friday 4 p.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Free admission. Laishley Park, Punta Gorda, FL. 

May 14, 2022: Food Trucks, Tunes and Brews Featuring about 20 food trucks including Smokin Momma Lora’s BBQ, live music and local craft beers, wine, and seltzer’s. Activities for all ages. Free admission. 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. Fruitville Grove, 7410 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 

May 15, 2022: Arts and Craft Beer at 3 Car Garage Brewing Let the artist in you shine at this glassware party! Pick your canvas from a Beer Stein, Wine Glass, Stemmed Beer Glass, or Coffee Cup! Choose a stencil from the large range offered or you can even request a stencil of your choosing. The stencil is then placed inside the glass to make painting as easy as possible! The event is from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. $20 per person that covers the glass of your choice. 8405 Heritage Green Way Bradenton, Fl 34211. 

May 20 – 22, 2022:  Sarasota Shrimp & Music Festival Enjoy a weekend full of fresh seafood, live music, drinks, live music, and marketplace with arts, crafts, and specialty products. Friday 4 p.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Free admission. JD Hamel Park, Gulfstream and Main, downtown Sarasota, FL. 

May 28, 2022: Patriotic Pops & Fireworks Held at CoolToday Park in Venice, this concert of American music, patriotic songs and a tribute to our Armed Forces is the perfect place to spend a Saturday evening. The concert will feature special guest ROCKAPELLA. Tickets are on sale on line and at the CoolToday Box Office. Various ticket prices starting at $15. 7:30 p.m. CoolToday Park, 18800 S. West Villages Parkway, Venice FL. 

May 30, 2022: Memorial Day Patriotic Symphony Salute The annual event will include Memorial Day ceremony, featuring a Marine Corps color guard posting, a military fly-over, and a performance of patriotic music by the Anna Maria Island Orchestra. The Memorial Day salute is from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. City Pier Park, 103 N Bay Blvd, Anna Maria, FL