Activities & Things To Do

Anna Maria Golf

Manatee County Golf Course

  Manatee County Golf Course is located at 6415 53rd Avenue West in Bradenton. Operated by Pope Golf since the fall of 2011, this 18-hole, 72-par, championship course was designed by Lane Marshall. The course... Read more

Anna Maria Fishing

Captain Mike’s Fishing Charters

  May and June are two of the best months on Anna Maria Island for fishing! Right now, cobia, permit, snapper, grouper, snook, redfish and trout are all plentiful. Tarpon are starting to show up too!... Read more

Anna Maria Fishing

Captain Mike’s Fishing Charters

If you are looking for the perfect fishing excursion, look no further! Captain Mike’s Fishing Charters is the best on Anna Maria Island! With over 35 years experience locally, Captain Mike knows exactly where to... Read more

The Children’s Garden & Art Center

  The Children’s Garden & Art Center  1670 10th Way     Sarasota, FL 34236  (941) 330-1711 Come see a pirate ship, secret garden, maze, tree fort and slide, fairy gardens,... Read more

Manatee Viewing Center at Big Bend Power Station

  Manatee Viewing Center at Big Bend Power Station   The Big Bend Power Station is a coal-fired power plant located in Apollo Beach, Florida. The plant originally opened in 1970 and later added Big Bend... Read more

Bayfront Boat Show

                        Bayfront Boat Show in Marina Jack                 January 31 – February 2  ​         2... Read more

Anna Maria Things to Do

Village of the Arts

       Home to the largest artists’ colony in Florida, Village of the Arts is located in downtown Bradenton and consists of 42 acres and 240 residential structures. A non-profit corporation, The Artists Guild... Read more

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Located on the Sarasota waterfront, Van Wezel offers a diverse array of entertainment. From Broadway plays to modern dance companies,  comedians to world-class symphonies, Van Wezel has it all! The 1,736 seat auditorium is owned... Read more

Mixon Fruit Farms

  Get a true glimpse of Florida when you visit Mixon Fruit Farms! This is a 75 year old, actual working citrus grove. Take a tour on Mixon’s Orange Blossom Express, a fun and educational... Read more

Sarasota Jungle Gardens- a tropical adventure!

Follow the winding jungle trails to see over 150 native and exotic animals. Alligators, crocodiles, iguanas, lizards, snakes, primates, parrots, and small mammals are just some of the animals you will see on your visit.... Read more