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Welcome Downtown Merchants!

 

WE ARE THE DOWNTOWN SARASOTA ENRICHMENT ASSOCIATION (DSEA) We work together to GROW TOGETHER!

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Here’s What’s Happening Downtown!

DSEA UPCOMING EVENTS & PROMOTIONS

Thank you for choosing downtown Sarasota for your business!  We look forward to working with you.

Sarasota Blues & BBQ

Premiere of the Sarasota Blues & BBQ Festival at Sarasota Fairgrounds.
May 6-8, 2022.

LeMarche Parisian-Inspired Marketplace

Saturday, Nov 5 2022, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm downtown Sarasota in Five Points Park.

Admission is free.

SIP & SHOP.may. 2022

First Friday Sip & Shop

May 6, 2022
Downtown Sarasota First Friday Sip & Shop from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  This event is being organized by the Downtown Sarasota Enrichment Association (DSEA).

Carriage Rides

Dates and times will vary. Check our Facebook page: DowntownDestination for dates and times.

Shrimp & Music Festival

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 20-22, 2022
JD Hamel Park, Gulfstream & Main

May 28 & 29, 10-5

St. Armands Fine Art Festival from 10 am – 5 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. 

Holiday Window Display Contest

December, 2022
Experience holiday cheer on display in the windows of Downtown! The DSEA and the DSA invite ALL businesses with storefront windows to Light Up the Holidays and enter the Downtown Sarasota Holiday Window Display Contest. The window decorating contest is a long-running downtown tradition and a fun way to celebrate the Holiday Season and come together as a community. It’s free to enter!

Sarasota Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival

Come shop for beautiful arts and crafts at the Premiere of the Sarasota Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival in December, 2022. The event will be held in beautiful JD Hamel Park in downtown Sarasota. Whether gifts for family and friends or to beautify your home, office – we have beautiful and original options!

City Menorah & Tree Lighting Celebration

Sarasota Menorah & Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration 🎄 Thursday, December, 2022, from 6 PM – 8 PM in Five Points Park!  Join Ring Sarasota, the area’s premiere handbell ensemble, as they “ring” in the season with many of your holiday favorites at the Sarasota Menorah and Christmas tree lighting event.

City NYE Pineapple Drop Celebration

Ring in the New Year at the Downtown Sarasota Block Party and Pineapple Drop Celebration! The event kicks off on December 31 at 1:00 p.m. with Amusement Rides & Games (at 5 Points Park), Live Music (at Main St. & Lemon), Food, Drinks & Full Bar Concessions – followed by a fantastic firework display on Sarasota Bay!

Sarasota Rocktoberfest
Sarasota Rocktoberfest
LeMarche Parisian-Inspried Marketplace
LeMarche Parisian-Inspried Marketplace
SEAFOOD/MUSIC & HOLIDAY THEMED FESTIVALS
SEAFOOD/MUSIC & HOLIDAY THEMED FESTIVALS
LIDO BEACH & ST ARMAND FESTIVALS
LIDO BEACH & ST ARMAND FESTIVALS
FATHER'S DAY CAR SHOW
FATHER'S DAY CAR SHOW
DOWNTOWN CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION
DOWNTOWN CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION
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FINE ART FESTIVALS - SPRING & FALL
FINE ART FESTIVALS - SPRING & FALL
NEW YEARS EVE PINEAPPLE DROP CELEBRATION
NEW YEARS EVE PINEAPPLE DROP CELEBRATION

DOG-A-WEEN COSTUME

CONTEST

PARTICIPATE & REGISTER

SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2022 FROM 10 AM – 5 PM IN FIVE POINTS PARK DOWNTOWN SARASOTA

5 x 10 Booth

$100

Pre-Order. Space Is Limited

10 X 10 Booth

$150

 Pre-Order. Space Is Limited

Get In Touch

As a member of the Downtown Sarasota Enrichment Association, your business will be represented 24/7 on the SDEA website, one of downtown Sarasota’s leading online resources for information about what’s happening in our city.

Just a Few of Our Members

Thanks to our members!

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Volunteers collaborate on the funding to finance local initiatives and projects, petition local agencies and coordinate festivals and events.

 We focus on NETWORKING + ADVERTISING + ADVOCACY

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