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8 Can’t Miss Fall Events in the Sarasota Area


As the fall gently welcomes us with its cooler temperatures, it signals the arrival of many fun and exciting fall events and activities for the entire family. Your hometown Toyota and Scion dealer in Sarasota, Germain Toyota of Sarasota offers our handy guide to fall events in our community. Whether you are looking for fall festivals, music events, entertainment, or family activities, we have you covered.


1. Rockin’ Wings Festival, Sept. 12 – 13 At Payne Park – Savor some of the area’s best wings as local restaurants compete for top honors. The event also features performances by tribute rock bands, business and craft vendors, and rides and games for the kids. Proceeds benefit the Lazarus Foundation.

2. Janet Jackson In Concert, Sept. 24 At The Amalie Arena In Tampa – Superstar Janet Jackson brings her incomparable chart-topping talent to the Amalie Arena for an extraordinary evening of live music.


3. Billy Idol In Concert, Sept. 24 At Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater – With hits like “Rebel Yell” and “Eyes Without A Face,” English rocker brings his electrifying show to the Gulf Coast for one night only.

4. Sixth Annual Tampa Oktoberfest, Oct. 9-11 at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park – Experience a taste of Germany at Tampa’s largest Oktoberfest event. Enjoy beer, authentic costumes, songs, games, an array of food, and much more.

5. The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Oct. 13 – Experience 5,000 years of Chinese culture, music, and dance as this critically acclaimed, and world-renowned ensemble creates a memorable evening of evocative and emotionally stunning musical masterpieces.


6. Second Annual DeSoto County Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 17-18 at Veterans Park – Join in on all the fall excitement as nearby DeSoto County celebrates with a fun-filled and action-packed fall event with hayrides, trick-or-treating, a pumpkin patch, pumpkin maze, amusement rides, carnival games, and live entertainment.

7. Seventh Annual Sarasota Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 23-25 at Payne Park – Get ready for “everything pumpkin” at this fun-filled festival that’s just in time for Halloween. The three-day event draws more than 40,000 people who come to enjoy a pumpkin patch, maze, hayrides, carnival rides, petting zoo, food, contests, live entertainment, and more. Proceeds benefit The Lazarus Foundation Inc. Kids Force.

8. 21st Annual Downtown Sarasota Art & Craft Festival, Oct. 24-25 on Main St. and N. Orange. Ave. – One of Sarasota’s most popular fall events returns for its 21st year. Stroll among booths featuring the wares of more than 100 of the nation’s most talented artisans. A large Green Market with an array of plants, exotic flora, handmade soaps, orchids, and more are part of the fun.

Enjoy A Fall Festival of Savings At Germain Toyota Scion Of Sarasota

It’s the season to save at your hometown Sarasota Toyota Scion dealership. Like falling leaves, the prices are coming down on our entire inventory of new 2015 Toyotas and Scions. Our money-saving financing offers and Toyota lease specials make it easy to put an award-winning Toyota or Scion in your driveway this fall. Germain Toyota of Sarasota is conveniently located at 7435 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231. For sales, please call 855-826-1499; or for service, please call 855-826-1497.


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