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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