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NEW Haunted Sarasota Tour

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Discover Sarasota Tours launches a fun new tour about the city’s colorful haunted history at 8 PM Fridays: Haunted Sarasota: Mummies, Murder & Mayhem! The brand-new Haunted Sarasota tour kicks off on Friday, May 31, 2019. Includes free beer or wine at the Trolley Cottage Tiki Bar before boarding. Hop on board for a spellbinding…

Seeking Locally-Made Sarasota Products

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Discover Sarasota Tours is Seeking LOCAL Artists, Designers, Collectors, & Purveyors of Sarasota Products for Consignment Sales at its Vintage Sarasota Shop Discover Sarasota Tours is seeking LOCAL artists. designers, collectors & purveyors of Sarasota products for consignment sales at its Vintage Sarasota shop. As the shop with the LARGEST collection of Sarasota memorabilia, gifts, cards,…

DST Public Art Tour Dates Through May 2019

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Sculpture has long been an integral part of Sarasota’s cultural legacy. Guests on the new Discover Sarasota Tours Public Art Tour will visit some of the city’s 57+ public art sculptures, monuments, and murals during this 90-minute air-conditioned tour. Between Jorge Blanco’s Bravo! at Orange and Ringling, John Henry’s Complexus (in front of One Sarasota Tower)…

Circus Guide Bob Collins Offers Lecture

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DST Circus City Guide Bob Collins Offers Lecture 4/23 Discover Sarasota Tours Circus City tour guide Bob Collins will be conducting a lecture on Tuesday, April 23 for Ringling College’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. In keeping with the circus theme, the title of Bob’s presentation is “Hold Your Horses… Here Come the Elephants.” The hour-long…

NEW Memorial Trolley Tour

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Vigilantes, Veterans & Victories! Discover Sarasota Tours launches a fun new way to explore the city’s colorful history at 10 AM Fridays and 2 PM Sundays during May: The Memorial Trolley Tour: Vigilantes, Veterans & Victories. Hear stories of Sarasota’s military history and the booms that followed each conflict, from the Seminole Wars of the early…

NEW “Infamous Sarasota” City Tour

Belly up to the bar! Discover Sarasota Tours launches a fun new way to explore the city’s colorful history on Friday nights: “Infamous Sarasota” — The Throwback Happy Hour Tour. Relive the glory days of Sarasota’s sunny and scandalous 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s with tour guide Jonny Mac! Hear stories of Sarasota’s growth boom, its…

NEW Irish “Hooley” on the Trolley Tour

Saint Patrick’s Week Party Discover Sarasota Tours launches a fun new way to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint—with a Saint Patrick’s Irish “Hooley” on the Trolley Tour! Guests will enjoy complimentary wine or beer at the trolley depot while browsing through the Vintage Sarasota Gift Shop full of fun old-time treasures. Then they’ll join guide Steve McAllister…

NEW Sarasota Sports History Tour

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Discover Sarasota Tours launches a great new way to explore Sarasota Sports History, including major league baseball, golf, tennis, watersports and much more. Tour guide Jon MacDonald shares his love of sports and Sarasota sports history by showing some of the key places, important people and legendary events that shaped Sarasota’s sporting history. Tour-goers learn about John…

NEW Amish Experience Tour

Discover Sarasota Tours Launches New Amish Experience Tour, February 21 – May 16 Sarasota is home to a unique 90-year-old Amish and Mennonite community—people who come from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere to winter on Florida’s beautiful sunny beaches. Guests on the new Discover Sarasota Tours Amish Experience Tour will multi-layered history of the Amish community in…