July 2020 Events

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Daiquiri Deck

Who loves half-price 16 oz daiquiris every day?? The Daiquiri Deck serves up delectable deals and $1 off all wells, wines, and drafts from 3-7pm every day! #foodiefriday https://www.daiquirideck.com/

Join University Town Center for a fun, FREE family movie night... Drive-In Style!

Check out a different family movie every Friday and Saturday night at 8:30 pm this summer, all from the comfort of your vehicle. Guests must pre-register to reserve a spot in Parking Lot #3 near the East Grand Entrance for each movie in the series. Parking lot opens at 7:30 pm. Visit www.mallatutc.com/movies to pre-register.

Gaze into our crystal ball…we see you having a blast on our beach!

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Captain Curt’s has opened its dining rooms with full table service! Be sure to check out their new outdoor dining area, too. They are also offering their full menu for carry-out.

Our dock is the perfect place for a Sunday brunch by the water!

Chase the sunset.

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A twenty-minute drive from Siesta Key, the famous Yoder's Restaurant is a not-to-be-missed excursion and now open for dine in and take out. Enjoy authentic Amish cooking, apple butter and delicious pies. It is definitely worth the trip!

joy your summer one splash at a time in our private pool!

We love this gator made by our guests! Show us your best sandy creation!

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Midnight Cove Things to Do June 2020

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Did we mention how VERY happy we are to be welcoming guests once again here at Midnight Cove?

As of June 1, we are open for new reservations, and we are thrilled to see our guests once again splashing in the pools, grilling up dinner, walking on the beach and savoring time outdoors with family and friends. The Siesta Key and Sarasota area is coming back to life as well. Here are some of our top picks to make it a summer to remember.

3D Illusion Museum June 1-8

Presented by the famous Venice Chalk Festival and held at the Sarasota Ice House, this temporary exhibit lets you finally get your museum fix! It’s an interactive 3D Illusion Museum full of incredible, interactive works of art. Make sure you experience it and support the Chalk Festival before it disappears!  chalkfestival.org

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Nik Wallenda's Daredevil Rally June 5-6, June 11-14

Coming to Sarasota for two consecutive weekends this June 5-6 and June 11-14, Nik Wallenda is proud to present a unique Drive-In Thrill Show Experience. Witness spellbinding stunts from the social distance of your own car at Nathan Benderson Park.

Featuring:

  • Wallenda High Wire
  • Motorcycle High Wire
  • Towering Sway Poles
  • Thrilling Motorcycle Globe Riders
  • FMX Riders
  • BMX Riders
    •• & much more!••

www.DareDevilRally.com

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Dalí Nights June 10

In presenting the artistic world of Salvador Dali at Selby Gardens, there is an intention for visitors to experience the grounds and exhibit using all of their five senses. Horticultural and art displays combine with sounds, palpable visuals, and a variety of cultural performances to create a completely immersive, sensory experience throughout the exhibit. Each evening performance will include full access to the Gardens, light bites, and wine and beer by Michael’s on the Bay. https://selby.org/events/event/dali-nights/

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COVID-19 Pandemic - Midnight Cove is open for business.

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Dear Midnight Cove Insiders,

First, we want to share with you that Midnight Cove is open for business. Our beach is private, so it is not included in the closure of Siesta Key Public Beaches. Our beach and pool will remain open subject to “social distancing” guidelines meaning that no groups greater than ten people are allowed and each group must be separated by at least six feet. This may mean that chairs will not be available for all guests at all times. Your cooperation and understanding are essential. Please be aware that our facilities, including the beach and pool, are subject to closure or usage restrictions without advance notice based upon guidance from health authorities or government officials.

At Midnight Cove, we take the health and safety of our guests and associates seriously. We are closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization’s statements regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and following the guidelines from these agencies as well as local health departments and medical professionals. Yet as an enhanced preventative measure in light of current related events in Florida, we’ve further enhanced our cleaning, communication, and promotion of healthy hygiene practices.

We also want to share that here at Midnight Cove, we have closed the fitness room and clubhouse until further notice, following what has been recommended. We will limit the number of hours that the office is open to foot traffic each day. We ask that you make every attempt to contact the office via phone or e-mail whenever possible. We have a talented staff that has been working diligently to deal with this difficult situation. The check in process will be conducted via self-check-in using the lock box outside the office. Our team will provide instructions to guests that are using the Midnight Cove Realty rental program.

We do have some amenities here at Midnight Cove that will help make it easier for you to practice social distancing. Our condos all have full kitchens, which allows our guests to prepare food and drinks in their suites instead of going out to restaurants and bars. Publix delivers groceries here at Midnight Cove so you can enjoy a stocked refrigerator without fighting the crowds at grocery stores. We also have gas grills, adequately spaced apart so our guests can prepare food while maintaining a safe distance.

Our team is constantly in communication with local and state officials, ensuring that we are in compliance with all guidelines. We have implemented all CDC recommendations for our business. We look forward to seeing you here on Siesta Key to enjoy the beauty that we share at Midnight Cove. Thank you for your support as we work together to help keep each other safe.

Alana Tomasso
General Manager
Midnight Cove Realty

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A message from Midnight Cove Realty Re: Your Health and Safety

To our valued Rental Owners, Guests and Team Members:

At Midnight Cove, the health and safety of our Rental Owners, Guests and Team Members is our top priority. We are closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation through government, state and local officials. According to the most recent information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), for most people, the immediate risk of being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19 is thought to be low.

We want you to feel confident when traveling to Midnight Cove. As a result, we have enhanced some of our cleaning procedures in the interest of our Owners’, Guests’ and Team Members’ health and safety.

Here are the actions we have put into place:

  • Situating hand sanitizers in each rental unit, near each elevator, and in common areas.
  • Implemented more frequent cleaning of common area surfaces, such as door knobs and counter tops. These cleanings are performed several times throughout the day by housekeeping and office staff.
  • We have also incorporated these precautions with the housekeeping companies performing all departure cleans.

Rest assured, we are monitoring this developing situation closely, staying in regular contact with federal agencies, health organizations, and other experts. Consider following our social media channels as we will post updates as this situation evolves. Connect with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

At Midnight Cove, your well-being is central to our mission. Thank you for your support as we work together to help keep each other safe.

We look forward to seeing you on our beautiful property soon.

Alana Tomasso
General Manager
Midnight Cove Realty

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Things to do in Siesta Key: March 2020

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Hooray for March in Siesta Key! This is such a fun month in the Sarasota area. Our guests from colder climates are always smiling happily as they thaw out in the Florida sunshine. Siesta Key’s famous beaches are just steps from your doorway at Midnight Cove, so you can enjoy all the sun and fun while savoring the comforts of home. This March, we’ve got a lot to look forward to: a county fair, berry festival, arts events, and some exciting new museum exhibitions. And don’t forget St. Patrick’s Day -- here on Siesta Key, we always celebrate in Irish style. If you’re LUCKY enough to be coming our way this March, here are some of our can’t-miss events.

March 7-8: Fruitville Grove Berry Fest

It's that time to celebrate Spring with our fourth annual Berry Fest, an event suitable for all ages. The Berry Fest will be March 7th & 8th, 14th & 15th and 21st & 22nd and hours are 10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. There is no charge for admission or parking at this event. Live demonstrations, music, shows and interactions throughout the festival and different activities are offered each day. Check out local vendors in the craft show with their one-of-a-kind crafts, or visit the Food Truck Rally with berry themed treats. DAILY ACTIVITIES include: Kids fun zone (with zip line), pony rides, Snuggle, a skunk with Florida Skunk Rescue, face painting, authentic henna tattoos, mini train ride, NERF shooting range, DIY wood signs with Create U DIY, hay rides, hug-a-goat, enchanted unicorn encounter, hold-a-pig, butterfly garden experience, and so much more to do throughout the day! https://www.facebook.com/events/2227180077575955/

March 11: Dali Nights Featuring The Sarasota Ballet Studio Company and Margaret Barbieri Conservatory

In presenting the artistic world of Salvador Dali at Selby Gardens, there is an intention for visitors to experience the grounds and exhibit using all of their five senses. To add to the sights and senses of the horticultural and art displays of the exhibition, sounds and visually palpable experiences created by the Sarasota Ballet will add to the sensory experience. The evening performance will include full access to the Gardens, light bites, and wine and beer in Michael’s on the Bay. https://selby.org/events/event/dali-nights/

March 9: Rodney Shenk Live

Gilligan’s Island Bar in Siesta Key Village hosts live music with Rodney Shenk from 6 p.m. -10 p.m. At 10 p m., Key Games starts up some friendly competitions in Cornhole and Beer Pong. Competitors enjoy drink specials and no cover charge. https://www.facebook.com/events/476900179860561/

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Through March 8: Light My Fire

This laugh-out-loud love story is set to the music of the iconic 1980’s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including their hit songs, “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,” and “Vacation,” plus Belinda Carlisle’s “Heaven is a Place on Earth” and “Mad About You.” A hilarious, exuberant celebration of love, Head Over Heels follows the escapades of a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction — only to discover the key to their realm’s survival lies within each of their own hearts.

March 13-22: 2020 Sarasota County Fair

The annual Sarasota County Fair features 4-H and FFA exhibits, rides, great fair food, entertainment, vendors and community exhibits. https://www.facebook.com/events/395600801319543/

March 21: Siesta Key Beach Party

This is the raddest, baddest beach party on the PLANET! Come join NextHome Excellence as they kick off spring in style. Enjoy burgers, hot dogs, side dishes, games, music, and FUN. This party is happening from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Siesta Key’s Sunset Pavilion, which is on the most southern side of the public beach by the playgrounds and the tennis courts. You won't be able to miss it.
https://www.facebook.com/events/183876236296586/

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NEW ONGOING EXHIBITS AND SHOWS

Long ago in an ocean not so far away, turtles had 12-foot shells, seabirds had teeth, and “sea monsters” with powerful jaws prowled beneath the waves. Now through May 31st, Mote Aquarium visitors can peek into this ancient world — 87-70 million years ago, during the Late Cretaceous — thanks to the special exhibit, “Savage Ancient Seas,” featuring replicated skeletons cast from the real fossils of extinct ocean animals. The exhibit is included with normal admission to the aquarium. https://mote.org/ancientseas

The Automotive Art of Ferdinand Porsche and Enzo Ferrari is an enticing new exhibit, featuring the life work of two incredible classic car engineers and the legacy that followed thereafter. The exhibit is open at the Sarasota Classic Car Museum now through May 1st and is included in the price of admission to the museum. https://exhibit.sarasotacarmuseum.org

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Things to Do in Siesta Key: February 2020

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Don't let those mid-winter blues get you down! Join us here on Siesta Key where the white sand glistens and the sun is shining.

There are plenty of festivals, concerts and activities to do this month -- it’s the perfect time to visit! Here is a roundup of some of the fun in store in February.

Cirque Ma’Ceo  - February 1st and 2nd

Experience the Magic of Ma’Ceo!

Described by the Ocala Star- Banner as an “Equine Cirque du Soleil”, the renowned show has recently performed in Las Vegas, NV, Honolulu, HI and all over Canada. Under the Big Top, a European feel is in the air and intimate red misty lighting sets the toneas the performance begins seamlessly through the gypsy music, aerial dancing, and heart-pounding acrobatic feats on galloping horseback. Passionately illustrating the effortless extraordinary bond between horse and man, the entertainment to behold is unlike any other traveling show in the world! It’s a completely original experience appealing to all age groups, with exotic breeds of horses and breathtaking images. From daredevil Cossack riding to the beautiful aerial chandelier, we invite you to take a step back in time and experience the enchanting world of Cirque Ma’Ceo.
https://www.cirquemaceotickets.com/category/sarasota 

Music Matinee: Harry Miedema and The Blue Heron Sextet - February 11th

The Sarasota Concert Association's free Music Matinees series presents Harry Miedema and The Blue Heron Sextet, this February at 12 noon in David Cohen Hall at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center. From 1976 to 1998, Harry Miedema was the musical director and saxophonist for the O’Jays, who received a gold record in 1991 for their album Emotionally Yours. He has made appearances on many TV programs, including NBC’s Today Show, Oprah, UPN’s Vibe, Sinbad’s Summer Jam, and the Showtime special, The Beach Boys. https://scasarasota.org/music-matinees/

Thunder by the Bay - February 14th- 16th

Looking for some local color and action? February 14th through 16th, experience the 22nd Annual Thunder by The Bay Music & Motorcycle Festival held at the Sarasota Fairgrounds to benefit Suncoast Charities for Children. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy continuous live music featuring national recording artist WARRANT performing on the 15th at 8:00 p.m. This year's Festival includes a Sunday charity ride, vendors, freestyle acts, a motorcycle show, burnout competition, great food, and much more! Admission is $5 - 12 and under free. www.ThunderByTheBay.Org

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Rocket Man - February 24th and 25th

February 24th and 25th at 2:00 and 8:00 p.m., experience a re-enactment of an early Elton John concert. Rus Anderson has spent years perfecting the piano playing, vocals, and mannerisms of Elton John and has traveled the world over with thousands of performances to his credit. This insanely energetic tribute is endorsed by the official Elton John Fan Club! https://venicetheatre.org/calendar/?month=Feb-2020 

Goodwill Manasota's Mardi Gras Gala  - February 29th

February 29th from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., experience Goodwill Manasota's Mardi Gras Gala, which features lively Dixieland music and dancing, authentic New Orleans cuisine, open bar, fabulous live auction items, and an amazing array of circus performers - from stilt walkers to jugglers and more! Guests are encouraged to wear fun and festive Mardi Gras attire. Tickets are $175 per person and all proceeds support Goodwill's local mission of "changing lives through the power of work." By the way, if you love to shop for great finds, Goodwill’s local stores boast some of the country’s best selections for all ages! https://experiencegoodwill.org/events/2020/02/29/goodwill-events/mardi-gras-gala 

We hope you enjoy the festivities this month around Midnight Cove! If you have any suggestions of more great events, please leave a comment below!

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Things to Do in Siesta Key: January 2020

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Happy New Year! It’s officially “season” here in Sarasota, with perfect weather and cultural happenings aplenty. We are starting off 2020 with some wonderful Florida winter events on or near Siesta Key. We are so excited to share this new decade with our amazing guests!

Selby Lights in Bloom January 1-4

January 1 through 4 is the last chance to experience the Selby Lights in Bloom. Stop by to see the more than two million lights illuminate the Gardens before they are retired until next year’s holiday season.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1314491478753155/

The Rainforest Mask Exhibit Grand Opening  January 4

Get your ticket and be first at the opening reception for the Rainforest Mask Exhibit at Selby Gardens on January 4, 2020. In its 17th year, this impressive exhibit will showcase 300 vibrant masks from 20 top indigenous artists from Boruca, Costa Rica. Through their creative art, these artists share their rich cultural heritage and their passion for the biodiversity of their tropical forests.
https://selby.org/

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8th Annual Sarasota Winter Fine Art Festival  January 11 – 12

Head to downtown Sarasota for the 8th Annual Sarasota Winter Fine Art Festival. Watch as the artwork brought to Sarasota by the local, regional and national artisans transforms Gulf Stream into an extraordinary, unique outdoor gallery of original handmade art. Bring your sense of discovery and appreciation of visual beauty! https://www.facebook.com/events/309347316669878/?event_time_id=309347323336544

The S.A.F.E. Day Festival January 25

The S.A.F.E. Day Festival brings several safety-related resources together in one place. It provides quality speakers, demonstrations and workshops, giveaways and safety-related information at zero cost to the public. You can find anything from personal safety to health safety, gun safety, financial safety, home safety, water safety, fire safety and so much more January 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.!
https://www.thesafeday.com/

The International Flavors of Sarasota Tour Tuesdays and Fridays all month

The International Flavors of Sarasota Tour brings you around the world – okay, it’s really around downtown Sarasota, BUT all of the participating restaurants were specifically chosen for their international flavors! This is a robust food tour with scintillating flavors and loads of great food – enough to be considered a meal! Hear the stories of some of the participants who came from distant lands and played a role in influencing the international cuisine scene in Florida. This unique, fun culinary tour spans a variety of cuisine types and ensures enough time for you to relax at each restaurant and savor the flavors as you learn a thing or two about Sarasota’s international food culture.  https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Sarasota/JingleandJog5k

We hope you enjoy the first month of 2020 at Midnight Cove! If you have any suggestions of more great events leave a comment below!

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Things to Do: December

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We are so excited to spend the holiday season with our guests. We want to spread some cheer and tell you about the excellent events that are happening in and around Siesta Key this winter!

Holiday Jazz Trolley December 4th

Ride the Jazz Trolley for live music at eight restaurants and clubs in downtown Sarasota December 4th. Park at the Municipal Auditorium and board the Hop on! Hop off trolley to visit as many of the venues as you wish. You can park downtown and catch the trolley at designated stops near the venues. Wristbands required for admission and to ride trolley. Wristbands can be purchased at
www.jazzclubsarasota.org/events

Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival December 6th -8th

Come share in the festivities of the 4th Annual Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival on Siesta Beach, FL. This event will offer a variety of seafood, freshly cooked on site by local restaurants and food purveyors. Seafood dishes are prepared using only the freshest local and sustainable ocean resources from the Florida Gulf Coast. Also select from meat and vegetarian offerings and a diverse menu of side dishes and desserts. The event begins Friday December 6th with hours noon-9pm and continues Saturday 11am-9pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. Bring family and friends to enjoy fresh seafood and outstanding live musical performances. General admission is $5.

https://www.paragonartevents.com/S-80-Siesta+Beach+Seafood+%26+Music+Festival.html

Gingerbread Festival December 6th - December 15th

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida is excited to present the 2019 Gingerbread Festival. Join in this unique, family-friendly event at The Mall at UTC, from December 6th –15th, 2019. Come marvel at this holiday wonderland featuring gingerbread houses crafted by more than 150 local schools, youth groups, businesses, and nonprofit organizations. Vote for your favorite in the People’s Choice Award. Reserve the house of your choice for purchase. Bring the entire family! Voting begins December 6th at noon and ends December 15th at noon. To learn more, visit www.srqgingerbreadfestival.com

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22nd Annual Jingle and Jog 5K Run/Walk December 7th

Saturday, December 7th join in the 22nd Annual Jingle and Jog 5K Run/Walk benefitting The Haven. From humble beginnings in 1997 with a little over 200 runners, the Jingle & Jog 5k has become a festive marquee event in the Sarasota community for two decades. With over 6,500 finishers, you’ll want to add your name to the list! All funds raised by the event benefit the mission of The Haven, an established non-profit with a 64-year legacy of providing programs and services for children and adults with disabilities. Be sure to sign up before race day, as the entry fee will increase the day of the race.
Register Online here: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Sarasota/JingleandJog5k

SAILOR CIRCUS presents THE 12 DAYS AFTER CHRISTMAS December 27th - 30th

Get your tickets now to see America's longest-running youth circus, Sailor Circus, flip, fly and soar December 27th through December 30th! For over 70 years, students ages 8-18 have amazed audiences with an incredible spectacle of youth circus arts. The entire family will enjoy acts showcasing beautiful aerial artistry, heart-stopping acrobatics, incredible acrobatic roller skating, lightning fast juggling and more!
https://circusarts.org/performances/shows/high-flying-holidays-by-the-sailor-circus/

Downtown Sarasota Block Party and Pineapple Drop Celebration December 31st

Ring in the New Year at Downtown Sarasota Block Party and Pineapple Drop Celebration! The party kicks off at Monday, December 31st at 1:00pm. There will be amusement rides and games at 5 Points Park, live music at Main St. & Lemon, and food, drinks and full bar concessions. All followed by a fantastic firework display on Sarasota Bay!
https://www.facebook.com/events/458988964913364/

We hope you enjoy spending the last month of 2019 at the Midnight Cove! If you have any suggestions about more great events in the area, please a comment below! Happy Holidays!

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Things to Do: November

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With Turkey day just around the corner there are many things to be thankful for!

We are excited for all the fall festivities in our area this November. Siesta Key has a wide variety of Autumn attractions in store for this Thanksgiving season.

St. Armands Circle Art Festival November 9-10

Set amidst a tropical paradise, St. Armands Circle is an enchanting circle of fine shops and gourmet restaurants, sure to provide a memorable experience for all. The St. Armands Circle Art Festival hosts 200 artists in town annually. The event offers art from a broad spectrum of mediums including sculpture, photography, glass, paintings, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media and more! Howard Alan Events offer patrons the opportunity to personally meet with the artists, commission a work of art and learn what inspires the artists’ work. https://www.facebook.com/events/246915909566953/

Sarasota Medieval Fair November 9 – December 1

Welcome one and all to FOUR weekends of exciting tournaments, scrumptious feasts, & pure family fun at this year’s Sarasota Medieval Fair! Join in the fun Saturdays & Sundays November 9th thru Dec 1, 2019 from 10am to 5:30pm rain or shine at the Ringling Woods behind the Sarasota Fairgrounds! Visit each weekend for a full new line-up of different nationally renowned acts! Plus, don't miss our returning favorites such as the Washing Well Wenches, Wheel of Death, the Human Combat Chess Match, and full-armored full-contact jousting tournaments held three times daily! https://www.sarasotamedievalfair.com/

Venice Chalk Festival November 15– 18

Join the Chalk Festival family of pavement art enthusiasts November 15 - 18 at the Venice Airport to celebrate the theme 'Garden of Wonders,' a tribute to the marvels of the natural world and the human imagination. Hundreds of artists, featuring the largest gathering of world-renowned traditional and 3-D pavement artists, turn the airport runway into a museum in motion with unlimited space to create - no other location or event like this one exists elsewhere. https://chalkfestival.org/

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Siesta Key Crystal Classic November 15 - 18

Recently named America's #1 Beach, the Crystal Classic has become a favorite of the professional sand sculptors who have competed here. Citing the beauty and cleanliness of the pristine white sand, sculptors have remarked that their sculptures look almost as if they were "carved in marble”. Attend the Crystal Classic November 15th through 18th to see the arts and the beach connect in ways never before seen in Sarasota. https://www.siestakeycrystalclassic.com/

Season the Bay - Spice, Sauce & BBQ Show November 16th

Enjoy the Tastiest Show on the Bay, November 16th! Sample spices, sauces and more from awesome local vendors. Purchase local flavor for the holidays. Arts & crafts, games, contests and more! Life is too short to be plain.

Celery Fields Walk November 9 and 25

November 9th and 25th walk the Celery Fields trails and boardwalks with expert birding guides from the Sarasota Audubon Society. Discover resident and migrant birds, wildlife, and plants. Wear sturdy shoes, bring water, sunscreen and insect repellant, and don’t forget your binoculars! New birders welcome! https://www.sarasotaaudubon.org/

We hope you enjoy the fall festivities this month at the Midnight Cove! If you have any suggestions of more great events leave a comment below!

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Welcome to October in Siesta Key!

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Spooky scares are in store for you this month in Sarasota and on Siesta Key!

Although the weather may not show it here on the beach, fall is here! Embrace the change in season with autumn harvests and terrifying haunts all month long. Here are some of our favorite events in the area this October!

Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Fest October 5-27

The 31st annual Pumpkin Fest is an event suitable for all ages. Stroll under the shade of large oak trees to see local vendors in the craft show with their one of a kind crafts. The Pumpkin Fest runs every weekend of October, and hours are 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. The event has *no charge for admission nor parking*. There will be live demonstrations, music, shows, and interactions throughout the festival and different activities offered each day! The current lineup for 2019 includes kids fun zone (with zip line), pony rides, face painting, mini train ride, carriage rides, pumpkin painting, hayrides, hug-a-goat, enchanted unicorn encounter, hold-a-pig, and butterfly garden experience. These are just some of the activities to do throughout the day! Come hungry and enjoy a food truck rally as well as other vendors with festival food.

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Sarasota Farmer’s Market Every Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm

The Sarasota Farmer’s Market is back for the season, and harvest is abundant this year! Just about 20 minutes away from Midnight Cove, every Saturday, you’ll find one of the best farmer’s markets in the U.S. Support local farmers and artisans, enjoy live music, great coffee, and delicious food. Stock up your kitchen condo for a week of healthy eating!

Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex’s Pumpkin Splash! October 26

Celebrate fall in a true beach fashion at Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex’s Pumpkin Splash. Come take a swim and pick out your favorite pumpkin from the floating pumpkin patch! Nothing says "fall in Florida" like carving your pumpkin while relaxing by the pool! https://www.facebook.com/events/477307039483600/ 

Halloween Costume Party Bar Crawl October 31

Hitch a ride on the party bus and enjoy 4 hot Sarasota locations this Halloween. The route takes you through Marina Jacks, Daiquiri Deck in South Siesta Key, Gulf Gate Village and the Weston Hotel with a rooftop bar on the 12th floor overlooking the Sarasota Bay and the whole city of Sarasota and back to Marina Jacks.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/halloween-costume-party-bar-crawl-tickets-75490836123

Halloween Safe Treats for Kids October 31

Looking for safe trick or treating during your stay at Midnight Cove? Kids can trick or treat in Siesta Village along Ocean Blvd. and the surrounding streets. Look for participating members displaying orange and black balloons and pumpkin flyers in their windows. This free event is the perfect safe venue for children on Halloween! http://events.siestakeychamber.com/events/details/halloween-safe-treats-for-kids-10-31-2019-1304.

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Ghosts & Gruesomes Tour Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays all month long

Looking for some frights before Halloween? Take the Ghosts & Gruesomes Tour by Sarasota Suncoast Tours weekly on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:15 p.m.! Join this dark and creepy 75-minute Sarasota ghost walk to hear what they found out exploring the dark streets at night. Experience the Halloween spirit and sinister side of Sarasota on this one-of-a-kind walking tour!
https://www.sarasotasuncoasttours.com/tours/ghosts-gruesomes/

Your Exclusive Fall Offer

We hope you enjoy the frightful festivities this month at Midnight Cove! If you don't have a trip planned yet, we would like to share an exclusive offer for your next new reservation. Simply call our Midnight Cove reservations office at 941-349-3004 and mention the coupon code FALLFUN19. You'll receive 25% off on your next booking for your Midnight Cove stay now through December 15, 2019. New reservations only, based on availability. We look forward to welcoming you here at Midnight Cove someday soon!

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Plan Your Next Midnight Cove Vacation

We are Located in Siesta Key on the shores of the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, across the bay from the mainland Sarasota. 

You may be tempted to think that Siesta Key is just a beach town with miles of "the world's finest, whitest sand™", but that's just a really good start...

Siesta Key is the perfect destination to spend a holiday. Whether you are visiting for a week, a month or longer, you are sure to fall in love with Siesta Key!
Midnight Cove is pleased to offer some of the best accommodations on the gulf coast of Florida. Whether you are looking for exciting Siesta Key night life or a secluded getaway, Midnight Cove on beautiful Siesta Key is the perfect location for you.

There are many things to do on Siesta including parasailing, kayaking, jet skiing, fishing charters, sailing, motorcycles, segways, and more, not to mention great restaurants that range from fine dining to the very casual restaurants where a flip flops and cover ups are all you will need and, of course, it wouldn't be the gulf coast without some great seafood restaurants.

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Siesta Key boasts 3 world-class beaches

There is never a shortage of things to do at Midnight Cove.

With the crystal white sands of America's Best Beach just steps away, gulf side and bayside pools, two tennis courts, picnic areas, and more, there is never a shortage of things to do at Midnight Cove, but our little piece of paradise is certainly worth exploring and our location in the heart of Siesta Key puts it all at your fingertips. 

Siesta Key boasts 3 world-class beaches Siesta Beach, Crescent Beach and Turtle Beach, each with its own unique charm, all well worth a visit. 

Our most popular beach, Siesta Beach has been recognized as America's Best Beach by Dr. Beach, America's foremost beach expert. Siesta Beach offers a playground, tennis and beach volleyball courts, and concessions stands. Siesta Public Beach is protected by on-duty lifeguards. 

Besting over 30 entrants, the crystal white sand of Crescent Beach was named "The World's Finest, Whitest Sand™" at the Great International Sand Challenge in 1987 and the Travel Channel recognized it as "The Best Sand Beach in America" in 2004. Just south of Siesta Beach and with only one public access, Crescent beach offers a more secluded beach experience that is perfect spot to cuddle of with a great beach book or that special someone. 

A favorite among locals, Turtle Beach on the southern tip of the island offers picnic areas, a volleyball court, horseshoe pit and playground, and fishing is permitted in nearby Blind Pass Lagoon. Unlike the powdery white sands of Crescent and Siesta Beaches, the sand on Turtle Beach is darker and coarser.

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