SARASOTA, Fla. (November 5, 2013) – Visitors are invited to revel in the last days and moments of 2013 under the stars or with full-fledged entertainment in a variety of events in Sarasota County.
Below is a list of New Year’s Eve events:
Marina Jack II New Year’s Eve Celebration Cruise
8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31-January 1, 2014
Where: Marina Jack
A special four-hour cruise will begin boarding at 8 p.m. The cruise will feature a live band, party favors, champagne toast at midnight, elaborate buffet featuring beef tenderloin, lump crab cakes and special dessert offerings.
Ritz-Carlton Sarasota New Year’s Eve Block Party
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 – January 1, 2014
8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Cost: $55 per adult
Toast goodbye to 2013 and hello to 2014 at this block party near downtown and on the Sarasota Bay. Guests will enjoy live music and dancing all night long. Ticket price includes party favors and a glass of champagne.
“Let’s Make a Deal!” New Year’s Eve Celebration
Tuesday, Dec. 31
Where: Sarasota Players Theatre
Beneva Fruitville is a local celebrity and impresario will host a playful evening of games and entertainment. Adult content and language.
For more information on events and to plan a visit to Sarasota County, please go to www.visitsarasota.org.
About Sarasota County
Located on Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, Sarasota County offers a vibrant arts and cultural scene, a diverse array of culinary experiences and a variety of opportunities to take advantage of the clear waters and the great outdoors. Sarasota County provides the quintessential, laid-back beach getaway with numerous sprawling, white-sand beaches, including Siesta Key Beach, named “America’s Best Beach” in 2011 by Stephen Leatherman, aka, Dr. Beach. Dubbed “Home of the American Circus,” Sarasota County served as the headquarters for the Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus for 75 years, and visitors can experience its unique circus heritage first-hand by following the circus trail or catching a performance by one of two local circus companies. For more information on visiting Sarasota County, visit www.visitsarasota.org or call (800) 522-9799.