Coronavirus-COVID-19 information


June 20, 2020: Click here for Florida Department of Health Additional Public Health Advisory.

All public beaches in Sarasota County and Manatee County have reopened.

Click here for more.

Many events are still under consideration as to whether to cancel or postpone.

Regarding event cancellations, we encourage you to please check with event organizers to be sure an event is going forward before making plans to attend, especially any holiday events including July 4.

More info here.

Restaurants have reopened with occupancy restrictions for inside dining plus outside seating has been expanded at many places. We advise you to check ahead with the restaurant of your choice.

Bars were closed statewide again effective June 26, 2020.


 PLEASE NOTE: Amid the coronavirus-COVID-19 outbreak, we are making every attempt to stay as accurate as possible, however event information may be out of date due to  quickly changing circumstances. Event information is also hard to obtain as many of the organizations that hold annual events are undecided as to what to do right now. Countless calls and emails to organizations go unanswered, so it has become difficult in many case to obtain up to date information. We encourage you to please check with event organizers to be sure an event is going forward before making plans to attend.

To help you make decisions about large events during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, here are public health guidelines from

Sarasota County cancels events in response to COVID-19
Click here to find out what events are canceled.

Hopefully things will begin to return to normalcy sooner rather than later. We hope to see you return here to our fabulous Suncoast area once this period of time is over. And to the part time snowbirds and year round local residents I thank you for continuing to regularly use this website. It is very much appreciated. Take care. Stay healthy.


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