Summer ’13 Cultural Calendar

We have comprised an extensive list of the best cultural events coming to the Southwest Gulf Coast this SUMMER. From art festivals and concerts, to operas and musicals, we have something for everyone.

SUN COAST      CULTURAL COAST      PARADISE COAST

 

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SUN COAST ART & CULTURAL CALENDAR

 

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June 1 – 30
Sealife Stoppers at the Chihuly Collection
St. Petersburg
moreanartscenter.org

 

June 7

Rascal Flatts & The Band Perry
Live Nation Amphitheatre
Tampa
tampaamphitheatre.org

 

June 7

Fleetwood Mac Live 2013
Tampa Bay Times Forum
Tampa
tampabaytimesforum.com

 

June 9
(2nd Saturday Monthly)
Alligator Walk – Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
St. Petersburg
stpete.org/boyd

 

June 14
An Evening w/Cesar Millan: Dog Whisperer
David A. Straz, Jr. Center
Tampa
strazcenter.org

 

June 19
“Menopause the Musical”
Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center
Tampa
strazcenter.org

 

June 19
Florida Dance Festival Performance
Tampa
floridadanceassociation.org

 

June 22-23
(1st Thursday Monthly)
Opera @ the Dali
Dali Museum
St. Petersburg
www.thedali.org

 

June 21
Kool & The Gang and The Ohio Players
St. Petersburg
themahaffey.com

 

June 21 – 23
“West Side Story”
Ruth Eckerd Hall
Clearwater
rutheckerdhall.com

 

June 22-23
11th Annual Downtown Craft Festival
Dunedin
delightfuldunedin.com

 

June 22
Art in the Burg
St. Petersburg
727.565.0550

 

June 22
Brad Paisley & Chris Young
Live Nation Amphitheatre
Tampa
tampaamphitheatre.org

 

June 22
LaserSpectacular:
Music of Pink Floyd
St. Petersburg
themahaffey.com

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June 30
Juanes Loud & Unplugged Tour
David A. Straz, Jr. Center
Tampa
strazcenter.org

 

July 6
Dunedin Orange Festival
Dunedin
visitstpeteclearwater.com

 

July 13
Lil Wayne, T.I. & Future
Live Nation Amphitheatre
Tampa
tampaamphitheatre.org

 

July 17
Dave Matthews Band
Live Nation Amphitheatre
Tampa
tampaamphitheatre.org

 

August 3
Jonas Brothers
Live Nation Amphitheatre
Tampa
tampaamphitheatre.org

 

August 16 – 18
World’s Largest Spearfishing Tournament
48th Annual St. Pete Open
St Petersburg
www.stpeteopen.com

 

August 24
Kevin James
St. Petersburg
themahaffey.com

 

August 28
Toni Braxton
St. Petersburg
themahaffey.com

 

August 31
Gecko Fest
Gulfport
gulfportma.com

 

September 6
Starlight Concert Series
Dunedin
dunedingov.com

 

September 10
Diana Ross
St. Petersburg
themahaffey.com

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CULTURAL COAST ART & CULTURAL CALENDAR

 

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June 6 – 22
Sarasota Music Festival
Sarasota
941.953.3434 / 866.508.0611

 

June 7 – 28
“For the Love of Art”
Venice Art Center
941.485.7136

 

June 8 – 9
St. Armand’s Craft Festival
Sarasota

 

June 8
World Oceans Day
Family Festival
Sarasota
mote.org

 

June 13 – 30
“The Sunshine Boys”
The Players
Sarasota
theplayers.org

 

June 15 – 16
Dig The Beach
Siesta Key Volley Ball Classic
Siesta Key

 

June 20
Friday Fest on the Bay
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
941.953.3368

 

June 26 – July 28
“The Underpants”
Florida Studio Theater
Sarasota
floridastudiotheatre.org

 

June 29 – July 7
Suncoast Offshore Racing Grand Prix Festival
Sarasota/Lido Key
suncoastoffshore.org

 

June 30
6th Annual Firecracker 5K Run
North Port
cityofnorthport.com

 

June 30
2nd Annual Siesta Beach Firecracker 5K Run
Siesta Key
941.349.3800

 

June 30
Suncoast Grand Prix Car Show
Lakewood Ranch

 

July 4
Cultural Coast 4th of July Events (multiple)
Greater Cultural Coast Area
escape-to-sarasota.com

 

July 7 –14
Balalaika and Domra Association of America Festival Concert
Sarasota Opera
Sarasota
941.328.1300

 

July 12 –13
Sarasota Improv Festival
Florida Studi Theatre Sarasota
941.366.9000

 

July 17 – 28
“The Best of Stevie Wonder”
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
Sarasota
941.366.1505

 

July 19
Friday Fest on the Bay
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
941.953.3368

 

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July 24 – August 4
“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”
Venice Theater
Venice
941.488.1115

 

July 29 – August 17
Carreno Dance Festival
Sarasota Opera House
Sarasota
941.954.4504

 

August 8 – 11
“Thousand Oaks”
The Players
Sarasota
941.365.2494

 

August 8 – 25
“Les Miserables
Manatee Performing Arts Center
Bradenton
941.748.5875

 

August 8 – 25
“Time Stands Still”
Banyan Theater Company: Cook Theater
Sarasota
941.358.5330

 

August 19
Bradenton Blues Festival
Bradenton
escape-to-sarasota.com/august-sarasota-events.html

 

August 21 – September 2
“Sammy Tonight
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
Sarasota
941. 366.1505

 

August 31 – September 2
Annual Labor Day Regatta
Sarasota
escape-to-sarasota.com/august-sarasota-events.html

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PARADISE COAST ART & CULTURAL CALENDAR

 

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June 1 – 24
“On Golden Pond”
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Ft. Myers
laboratorytheaterflorida.com

 

June 1 – 22
“A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Ft. Myers
broadwaypalm.com

 

June 8
Smokey Robinson
Hayes Hall
Naples
thephil.org

 

June 13
Jodie DeSalvo – Concert Pianist
Bonita Springs
artcenterbonita.org/

 

June 15 & July 20
Summer Jazz on The Gulf
Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club
Naples
239.261.2222

 

June 20  (ongoing – Thursdays)
River District Farmers’ Market
Ft. Myers
cityftmyers.com/farmersmarket

 

June 21
Corkscrew After Hours – Summer Solstice
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Naples
239.348.9151

 

June 21
Arts on the Avenue
Estero
239.992.9966

 

June 22 – 23
Elvis fest 6
Immokalee
800.218.0007

 

June 27
Art Walk Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs
artcenterbonita.org

 

June 27 – Aug 10
“Shrek the Musical”
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Ft. Myers
broadwaypalm.com

 

June 28 – July 20
“Bob: A Life in Five Acts”
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Ft. Myers
laboratorytheaterflorida.com

 

June 29
Everglades City Independence Day Celebration
Everglades City
239.695.3781

 

June 29 – August 31
“Shorebirds of South Florida & Birds of Prey”
Photography by Marie Adams
Ft. Myers

 

June 30
Fun-A-Ment Fishing Tournament
Cape Coral
239.437.6166

 

July 4
4th of July Freedom Fest
Fort Myers
riverdistrictevents.com

 

July 4
Fourth of July at Edison Ford
Fort Myers
edisonfordwinterestates.org

 

July 4
Red White and Boom
Cape Coral
239.549.6900

 

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July 5 – 25
“Sand, Surf, Summer” Exhibition
Center for the Arts
Bonita Springs
239.495.8989

 

July 5 – August 3
“Sleeping Beauty”
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Ft. Myers
broadwaypalm.com

 

July 12
Corkscrew After Hours
Moths, Fireflies and Ghost Orchids
Naples
239.348.9151

 

July 13 – 14
MangoMania
Pine Island’s Tropical Fruit Fair
Cape Coral
floridascreativecoast.com/MM-home.html

 

July 19 – 20
PBR: Touring Pro Division Rodeo
Estero
239.334.3309

 

August 2 – 3
“My Son Pinocchio Jr.”
Youth Theater Performance
Bonita Springs
239.495.8989

 

August 3 – 24
“The House of Yes”
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Ft. Myers
laboratorytheaterflorida.com

 

August 7 – 11
Cirque du Soleil: Quidam
Estero
239.334.3309

 

August 22
Burt & Me
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Ft. Myers
broadwaypalm.com

 

August 29
Art Walk
Center for the Arts
Bonita Springs
artcenterbonita.org

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