If you have recently moved to Sarasota, or are in the process of looking for a house to buy—congratulations! Sarasota is a wonderful place to live, raise a family, or retire. If you are considering making Sarasota your home, Al Dumas and Team would love to help you with all of your real estate needs! Sarasota has many things to offer, and the summer time brings exciting events and festivals to the area. Read on to see what is happening in Sarasota this summer!

Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week

Get your appetite ready for the first two weeks of June! The 12th annual Savor Sarasota event will take place June 1-14th 2017 and is a culinary celebration that is sure to impress even the most dedicated foodies. Savor Sarasota is the perfect opportunity to try new restaurants and explore new flavors. More than 70 restaurants will participate this year, each offering multi course menus that are fixed at $16 for lunch and $32 for dinner. Some featured restaurants this year include Blue Rooster, specializing in southern fare and incorporating fresh ingredients alongside southern favorites (hello fried chicken and fried green tomatoes!). Captain Brian’s Seafood will be dishing up locally sourced, seasonal seafood, and C’est La Vie will be offering their French bakery favorites. Get your taste-buds ready! For more information visit Savor Sarasota.

The Sarasota Music Festival

Touted as “a magical combination of youthful promise and acclaimed talent that carries a reputation as one of the finest classical-music events in the nation”, the Sarasota Music Festival is not to be missed. Spanning three weeks in June (June 8th-24th), guest artists and student musicians perform chamber music. There are more than 40 guest artists, and they represent major American orchestras, music schools, conservatories, and institutes of music. Events at the festival include Thursday afternoon Artist Showcase, Friday Festival chamber concerts, and Saturday Symphony orchestra concerts. This is a unique opportunity to hear world-class music, you can find out more information here.

Year Round Fun

Sarasota boasts many opportunities for fun and entertainment that you can enjoy this summer, or all year round. The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens are always a great place to walk and bask in the beauty of nature. Take a kayak tour through the mangroves and be on the lookout for interesting flora and fauna. This is one of the great places in Sarasota that you can see the manatees! If you are in Sarasota, you have to check out The Ringling, which combines contemporary and classic art, a circus museum, a rose garden, and a millionaire’s private mansion. Trust us, it is a must-see! The fun is never ending in Sarasota, and this summer is the perfect time to check out all of the great things this city has to offer!

So get ready for a summer of fun in Sarasota! If you are considering moving to this great city, Al Dumas and Team are ready to help you find your perfect home! Let our skilled team of realtors find you your dream home in Sarasota, just in time for all of the summer activities!