Thursday, December 1st 6-8PM Downtown Sarasota’s Christmas Tree Lighting in Selby Five Points Park, located across the street from the Selby Public Library.
Thursday, December 1st 5PM-8PM Venice Christmas Walk Annual Christmas Walk downtown Venice along the avenues. Live entertainment and light refreshments served in stores.
Friday, December 2nd 5:30PM Music on Main and Christmas Tree Lighting Join us before Music on Main on December 2 from 5:30 – 6:00 PM to light up the Main Street Christmas tree and enjoy a performance by the Lakewood Ranch Communities Activities’ Club Aloha Ukulele. Then from 6-9pm Juicy Purple will fill the air with party, dance and funk music and the event will benefit Southeastern Guide Dogs. Santa himself will be at Main Street, taking photos at the Christmas tree, spreading loads of Christmas cheer and sharing that all familiar laugh. Guests are welcome to bring chairs, but please leave coolers at home. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a short leash.
Friday, December 2nd 6:30-9PM St. Armands Circle Winter Spectacular Santa’s Arrival and Tree Lighting * NEW this year ice skating, rides, crafts and holiday entertainment!
Saturday, December 3rd 4PM-8PM North Port Poinsetta Festival and Tree Lighting Enjoy a holly-jolly holiday at our signature Poinsettia Parade and Festival event. Join us as we celebrate this year’s theme: “What a Wonderful North Port Life”! The event is perfect for the whole family, and includes a tree lighting ceremony, food and merchandise vendors, entertainment, attractions, and a parade.