Summer 2014 Cultural Calendar

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

SUN COAST      CULTURAL COAST      PARADISE COAST

 

SUN COAST ART & CULTURAL CALENDAR

 Dave Matthews Band

 

May 21-June 15

Steel Magnolias, American
Stage Theatre, St. Petersburg
americanstage.org

 

June 6, 8, 10

Bellini’s Norma,
Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg
mypalladium.org

 

June 6-22

Oleanna, Free Fall Theater Company, St. Petersburg
freefalltheatre.com

 

June 7-8

21st Annual St. Pete Beach
Corey Area Art & Craft Festival,
St. Petersburg
artfestival.com

 

June 10 

Move Live on Tour,
Ruth Eckerd Hall, Tampa
moveliveontour.com

 

June 10

Foxy Shazam, The Orpheum
Tampa
www.theorpheum.com

 

June 10-July 6

Return to the Forbidden Planet, Straz Center for the
Performing Arts, Tampa
strazcenter.org

 

June 12

Denny Falzon
Tampa
bahamabreeze.com

 

June 12

Kasondra Rose and the
Sleepless, The Ale
and the Witch, Tampa
thealeandthewitch.com

 

June 13-14

Mo’Nique, Improv Tampa Bay
Tampa
improvtampa.com

 

June 14-July 6

The Burnt Part Boys
St. Petersburg
freefalltheatre.com

 

June 14-October 12

Marvels of Illusion, Dali Museum
St. Petersburg
thedali.org

 

June 19-July 22

Girl Code: Jessimae Peluso & Carly Aquilino,
Improv Tampa Bay, Tampa
improvtampa.com

 

June 25

Jimmy Della Valle
Tampa
improvtampa.com

 

June 26-29

Shawn and Marlon Wayans, Improv Tampa Bay, Tampa
improvtampa.com

 

June 27-July 6

West Side Story, The Palladium at St. Petersburg College
St. Petersburg
mypalladium.org

 

June 30

Katy Perry: Prismatic World Tour, Tampa Bay Times Forum
Tampa
tampabaytimesforum.com

 

July 9-August 3

Inventing Van Gough, Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Tampa
strazcenter.org

 

July 10-13

Ian Bagg
Tampa
improvtampa.com

 

July 14

Lionel Richie, Florida State
Fairgrounds, Tampa
livenation.com

 

July 16

Dave Matthews Band, Florida State Fairgrounds
Tampa
livenation.com

 

August 2

WaZoo 2014, Lowry Park Zoo
Tampa
lowryparkzoo.com

 

August 2-3

Tampapalooza, Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa
tampapalooza.com

 

August 2-31

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Free Fall Theater
Company St. Petersburg
freefalltheatre.com

 

 

CULTURAL COAST ART & CULTURAL CALENDAR

 

Musician playing trumpet

 

May 16-July 28

Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art Presents: A Few Great,
Big Pictures, Sarasota
allyngallup.com

 

May 18-June 15

I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti, Asolo Repertory Theatre
Sarasota
asolorep.org

 

May 23-August 3

Gallery Walk & Talk: Intent to Deceive, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota
ringling.org

 

June 2-21

Sarasota Music Festival
Sarasota
sarasotaorchestra.org

 

June 4-29

Pump Boys & Dinettes, Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota
floridastudiotheatre.org

 

June 7-29

Baritones Unbound, Asolo Repertory Theatre
Sarasota
asolorep.org

 

June 10-July 6

At the Hop, Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota
floridastudiotheatre.org

 

June 10-June 22

Black Is The Color Of My Voice
Sarasota
wbttsrq.org/

 

June 14-15

13th Annual St. Armand’s Circle Craft Festival. Sarasota
artfestival.com

 

June 17-August 2

Summer Circus Spectacular, Historic Asolo Theater
Sarasota
ringling.org

 

June 19 and 22

HD at the Opera House: La Traviata, Sarasota
sarasotaopera.org

 

June 25-July 27

Becoming Dr. Ruth, Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota
floridastudiotheatre.org

 

June 26-July 13

The Price by Arthur Miller, Banyan Theater Company
Sarasota
banyantheatercompany.com

 

July 3

Festival Parade of Boats and Block Party, Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix
Sarasota
suncoastoffshore.org

 

July 4

Bayfront Fireworks Spectacular
Sarasota
marinajacks.com

 

July 8-August 3

Clearly Invisible, Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota
floridastudiotheatre.org

 

July 10 and July 13

HD at the Opera House: Aida
Sarasota,
sarasotaopera.org

 

July 16-August 10

Marvin Gaye Prince of Soul
Sarasota
wbttsrq.org

 

July 17

American Idol Live!, Van Wezel
Sarasota
vanwezel.org

 

PARADISE COAST ART & CULTURAL CALENDAR

 

Band of blues musicians

 

May29-June 21

Mid-life the Crisis Musical
Fort Myers
broadwaypalm.com

 

June 14

Happy Together Tour, Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
Fort Meyers
bbmannpah.com

 

June 15

Father’s Day Train
Fort Myers
semgulf.com

 

June 15-16

Father’s Day in the Garden, Naples Botanical Garden
Naples
naplesgarden.org

 

June 22

Brian Regan Live Comedy Tour, Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
Fort Myers
bbmannpah.com

 

June 26-August 9

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Fort Myers
broadwaypalm.com

 

June 28

Taste of Lee
Fort Myers
.leeparks.org

 

July 4

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

 

July 5

Red, White, and Bloom Festival, Naples
thorncreekwinery.com

 

July 10-August 9
Boeing-Boeing, Broadway Palm Theatre; Fort Myers
broadwaypalm.com

July 11-26

Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, Laboratory Theater of Florida
Fort Myers
laboratorytheaterflorida.com

 

July 12

Majestic Places / Majestic Faces: Gallery Walk with David White, Fort Myers
artinlee.org

 

July 19, 20

MangoMania Tropical Fruit Festival, Cape Coral
floridascreativecoast.com/

 

August 15-30

Noah Haidle’s dramedy, Laboratory Theater of Florida
Fort Myers
laboratorytheaterflorida.com

 

August 23

Just for Fun Dog Show at Rotary Park, Cape Coral
capecoral.net

 

August 27

Butterfly Garden Design
at Rotary Park,
Cape Coral
capecoral.net

 

September 6

3 Doors Down Acoustic- Songs From The Basement, Barbara B. Mann
Performing Arts Hall,
Fort Myers
bbmannpah.com

 

September 21

Bluegrass in the Theatre, Foulds Theatre
Fort Myers
artinlee.org

 

September 23 

Tapa Hop 2014,
Fort Meyers Beach,
fortmyersbeachtapahop.com/