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This November In Sarasota

48th Annual Gulf Coast CycleFest
Nov 5th

Main Street at Lakewood Ranch
8100 Lakewood Ranch Main Street, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Sarasota Manatee Bicycle Club’s premiere event, one of the longest-running and largest recreational bicycle rides in Florida, will be held on Sunday, November 5 in Lakewood Ranch. CycleFest features scenic route options of 16, 36, 62, and 100 miles. Breakfast, lunch, rest stops, SAG support, well-marked routes, and a finish line party are included at no extra cost. The event helps fund the club’s charitable giving and bike safety programs. For more information or to register, visit SMBC.US.
All Dates

Sunday, November 5, 2023 7:00am – 5:00pm

Admission Rates
10/1 – 11/5: $70.00
Thru 9/30: $60.00

Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival
Nov 10-13th

Siesta Beach
948 Beach Road, Sarasota, FL 34242, Siesta Key, FL 34242
Siesta Key Crystal Classic – November 10-13, 2023 This four-day festival features twenty-four master sand sculptors competing for top prizes in solo and duo categories. Their masterpieces transform the always beautiful Siesta Beach into an amazing outdoor art gallery. And it’s more than just sand…the festival also features live music throughout the event along with a large variety of 80+ retail and food and drink vendors. Free filtered water stations are provided by Sarasota County. Official Crystal Classic merchandise will also be available. Other activities include the popular three-day “Quick Sand” competition, sand sculpting lessons, a children’s play area, an amateur sculpting competition and people’s choice voting. The festival will be open 10 am to 5 pm daily with extended hours Saturday night until 9 pm with the sculptures lit through a fabulous light display. In 2022 the festival welcomed over 30,000 attendees. The Siesta Key Crystal Classic is presented by the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce. Our mission is to promote tourism, local businesses and the visual arts via the production of one of the most unique sculpture festivals held in the world on the #1 beach in the U.S. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Siesta Key Crystal Classic Scholarship Fund for Ringling College of Art + Design. We gratefully acknowledge Publix and Siesta Key Beach Resort & Suites as Platinum Plus event sponsors. • GENERAL INFORMATIONo Discounts Availableo Accessibleo Public Restrooms• ADMISSION RATES• Advance – Adult: $12.00• Advance – Child (5-17): $6.00• Advance – Senior/Military: $10.00• Day Of – Adult: $14.00• Day Of – Child (5-17): $7.00• Day Of – Senior/Military: $12.00

All Dates
Friday, November 10, 2023 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday, November 11, 2023 10:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday, November 12, 2023 10:00am – 5:00pm
Monday, November 13, 2023 10:00am – 5:00pm

Admission Rates
Advance – Adult: $10.00
Advance – Child (5-17): $5.00
Advance – Senior/Military: $8.00
Day Of – Adult: $12.00
Day Of – Child (5-17): $6.00
Day Of – Senior/Military: $9.00


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