WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND?!
Fri, Dec 1st, 6pm | Music on Main: Shell and the Crabs | Main Street at Lakewood Ranch | 8100 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard
This free concert series and block party is a local favorite! Shell and the Crabs will fill the air with music while the street is lined with local food vendors, beer trucks, sponsor booths, and games and activities for the kids. Additionally, proceeds from this fun event will benefit a local charity!
Fri-Sat, Dec 1st-2nd, Time Varies | Outdoor Holiday Market | The Mall at UTC | 150 University Town Center Dr
Shop local this holiday season while enjoying this week's beautiful weather! This two-day event will feature over 150 vendors selling handmade and unique holiday gifts, food trucks, and more! Friday's market will run from 4-9pm, and Saturday's market will run from 11am-5pm.
Fri-Sun, Dec 1st- 3rd, Time Varies | Boo’s Music Fest | Boo’s Ice House & Dog Bar | 1314 10th Street
Kick off December with a fun-filled weekend! Boo’s has three killer bands lined up to have you dancing, tapping, and smiling ear to ear while you munch on delicious bites. This event is family-friendly AND dog-friendly, so be sure to bring your pups to enjoy a fun outdoor course, PAWsome treats, and seasonal attire!
Fri-Sun, Dec 1st-3rd, Time Varies | Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival | Siesta Beach | 948 Beach Road
Share in the festivities of the 5th Annual Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival and enjoy a toe-tapping, mouth-watering extravaganza with live tunes and delectable seafood! Seafood will be cooked fresh on-site and prepared using fresh, local, and sustainable ocean resources from the Florida Gulf Coast. The festivities begin at noon on Friday and 11am on Saturday and Sunday!
Sat, Dec 2nd, 8am | Breakfast with Santa | Applebees |5490 Clark Road
Enjoy a jolly morning filled with cheer, delicious food, and Santa’s merry presence! Bring your little ones and create unforgettable memories as you enjoy a scrumptious meal together. Don’t forget to bring your wish list and be ready for your photo op with the big man himself!