Category: Events

Posted on 12/15/2020

Safe Holiday Events for 2020

2020 brings us a new type of holiday season, that's for sure. Our annual parties and events that we're used to attending each year might be cancelled and the ones that aren't will most likely be a little different. Holiday parties are fewer...

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Posted on 11/7/2019

Annual Cortez Stone Crab Festival

The stone crab season started Oct 15 and Cortez fishermen are bringing in this delicious seafood to the docks over the last several weeks. This weekend at the 8th Annual Cortez Stone Crab & Music Festival the crab claws will be the featured attraction. In the 1880's settlers...

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Posted on 11/4/2019

Symphony on the Sand

Spend an elegant afternoon in the sand and enjoy three hours of music by the Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra. "Symphony on the Sand" is the 7th annual event held this Saturday, Nov 9th on Coquina Beach at the South end of the island in Bradenton Beach from 4.30 to 7.30 pm. Tickets...

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Posted on 8/22/2019

Friday Night Lights

Football season is just around the corner - yeah!!! Are you ready to see some great action and support local kids then Friday Night Lights is for you! While you are visiting Anna Maria, Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach - catch some great High School Football at our own Darcie Duncan's...

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Posted on 7/3/2019

4th of July Festivities on Anna Maria Island!

Are you one of the lucky ones to spend the holiday week in this part of the world to take part in the 4th of July festivities on Anna Maria Island? If so be prepared to enjoy a full day of fun! It starts with the yearly 4th of July parade organized by the AMI Privateers. The caravan sets up a...

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Posted on 10/24/2018

Bayfest 2018

The Bayfest 2018 was held Saturday, Oct 20th and opened the festival season on the Anna Maria Island. The event is sponsored by the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce. As usually, large crowds started filling Pine Avenue as early as 10 am. Despite summer like temperatures the day was another...

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Posted on 10/4/2018

National Night Out on Anna Maria Island

The Holmes Beach Police Department invited to their National Night Out on Anna Maria Island and lots of people came and enjoyed the outdoor activities on a warm fall evening. This national event began in 1984 and started simply with neighbors turning on their porch lights and sitting in front of...

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Posted on 8/28/2018

Anna Maria Island Red Tide Fundraiser

A picture perfect sunset accompanied the diners at the Anna Maria Island Red Tide Fundraiser in response to the recent algae outbreak. 160 guests enjoyed the long table 5 course dinner sitting right on the beach in front of the SandBar restaurant on August 26, 2018. The event raised money to benefit...

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Posted on 7/2/2018

4th of July on Anna Maria Island!

The week of the 4th of July is always a fun and busy time on Anna Maria Island. It is a time to celebrate America, be with family and friends and enjoy the glorious beaches of Anna Maria Island. Duncan Real Estate is just about fully booked for the week of the 4th. Parade on...

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Posted on 4/9/2018

Here come the food trucks on Anna Maria Island!

One of Anna Maria Island's most popular event is coming up: the Beach N' Food Truck and Music Festival on Saturday, April 14th from 10 Am - 3 PM. This fun family festival is an all day celebration right along side the azure Gulf waters and white sandy beaches at the south end...

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