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Feb 28, 2020, 12:51 ET Siesta Key Named No. 1 Beach in the United States and No. 11 in the World by TripAdvisor

Visit Sarasota County (VSC) is excited to share that Siesta Beach in Sarasota County on Florida's Gulf Coast was once again designated the...


Feb 06, 2020, 09:01 ET Visit Sarasota County - What's New When You Arrive at SRQ

Beyond Sarasota County's 35 miles of coastline lies a haven of arts and culture, eclectic events and exquisite dining. The various cities along...


Aug 28, 2019, 17:06 ET Sarasota Takes Flight in 2019 with New Direct Air Routes and Hotels

With 20 new airline routes launched in 2019 at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) and five new hotels opened since 2017, Sarasota County...


Aug 28, 2019, 14:11 ET Visit Sarasota County Launches Program with Industry Partners, "Sarasota Big Pass"

Visit Sarasota County (VSC) is excited to introduce a new promotional opportunity for consumers to save throughout Sarasota County. It's called...


May 03, 2019, 13:28 ET Harvey Milk Festival Celebrates 10 Years in Sarasota, FL

Harvey Milk Festival (HMF) celebrates its 10th anniversary alongside the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. HMF features a variety of...


Dec 21, 2018, 16:36 ET Kick Off 2019 with Sarasota, Florida's Visual Arts Scene

If you feel your creative juices could use a boost, venture to Sarasota County for its robust visual arts and culture niche. This sort of...


Dec 21, 2018, 11:43 ET New Year, New You in Sarasota

The start of the year marks our declarations of healthy living and losing those newly gained holiday pounds. One of the perks of lovely year-round...


Sep 04, 2018, 10:41 ET September is Shoptember in Sarasota

This September, visitors to Sarasota County can enjoy deals at retail locations during the third annual "Shoptember" promotion. Visit Sarasota County ...


May 31, 2017, 15:24 ET 12th Annual SAVOR SARASOTA RESTAURANT WEEK JUNE 1 - 14, 2017

79 restaurants are on-board to participate when the 12th annual Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week returns June 1 – 14, 2017. Throughout this year's...


May 25, 2017, 09:00 ET Siesta Beach named Number One Beach in America again by Dr. Beach

Siesta Beach in Sarasota County on Florida's Gulf Coast was named the #1 Beach in America by Dr. Stephen Leatherman, a.k.a. "Dr. Beach" today. Siesta ...


May 12, 2017, 10:36 ET Sarasota Summer Stage: Enjoy special deals at select Sarasota County performances

Sarasota County is known as Florida's Cultural Coast® with more than ten professional and community theaters offering 3,000 seats for patrons....


Jun 01, 2016, 02:59 ET 11th Annual Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week June 1 - 14, 2016

To date, 65 restaurants will participate when the 11th annual Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week returns June 1 – 14, 2016. Hosted by Visit Sarasota...


May 02, 2016, 11:31 ET Venice or Venice? VSC launches online quiz to educate consumers about Venice, Florida

On May 1, 2016, Visit Sarasota County (VSC) launched a new online quiz aimed at raising awareness of Venice, Florida. Quiz participants are invited...


Apr 04, 2016, 11:11 ET Curtain Call: May is Theater Month in Sarasota County

Sarasota County is known as Florida's Cultural Coast® for its vast array of high-quality performing and visual arts venues and communities. With more ...


Mar 21, 2016, 11:22 ET Baltimore Orioles and Visit Sarasota County Spring Training Kids Contest Winner Announced

The Baltimore Orioles, Orioles Kids Magazine and Visit Sarasota County once again partnered together to provide a trip to Sarasota, Fla., for one...


Jun 09, 2015, 05:26 ET Venice, Florida Voted the No. 2 "Happiest Seaside Town in America," Tops the list in Florida

Venice, in Sarasota County on Florida's Gulf Coast, was recognized today as one of the top two "Happiest Seaside Towns in America" for 2015 by...


Apr 28, 2015, 02:11 ET 10th Annual Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week Participants Announced June 1 - 14, 2015

To date, 45 restaurants will participate when the 10th annual Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week returns June 1 – 14, 2015. Hosted by Visit Sarasota...


Mar 11, 2015, 02:00 ET Baltimore Orioles and Visit Sarasota County Announce Spring Training Kids Contest Winner

The Baltimore Orioles, Orioles Kids Magazine and Visit Sarasota County (VSC) teamed to offer one child a chance to see the Orioles play a spring...


Jul 16, 2012, 10:00 ET Fairfield Inn & Suites Offers Discounts and Free Shuttle Service to Christmas in July Shoppers in Venice, Florida

'Tis the season for barbeques, beach parties and stellar discounts in downtown Venice, where jingle bells will ring out during the annual Christmas...