Mark your calendars and join in the festivities that support charitable causes in Manatee and Sarasota County.

Exciting Events in Bradenton: A Calendar of Fun and Philanthropy

As we gear up for the holiday season and beyond, the vibrant city of Bradenton beckons with a myriad of events that promise not just entertainment but also an opportunity to give back to the community. Mark your calendars and join in the festivities that support charitable causes in Manatee and Sarasota County.

Cornhole Tournament

December 9, 2023

Kick off the winter season with a friendly yet fierce competition at the Cornhole Tournament Showdown. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, this event promises a day filled with laughter, camaraderie, and perhaps a few surprises. All funds raised will go towards supporting local charitable initiatives, making it a win-win for participants and the community. <Click for More Details>


New Year’s Day Goats Charity Bartending

January 1, 2024

Start the New Year on a high note at the Goats Charity Bartending event on January 1st. Embrace the unconventional as the Goats of De Soto take over the bartending duties, adding a unique twist to your holiday celebrations. Head to <Click for More Details> to learn more about this delightful event that not only promises a memorable experience but also contributes to local charities. <Click for More Details>

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Amigos Tapas

January 21, 2024

Indulge your taste buds and support a good cause at the Amigos Tapas networking event in January. Savor delectable catered tapas while casting your vote in our Sangria contest. This culinary journey is not just about savoring exquisite dishes but also about making a difference in the community through charitable contributions. Limited spacing. <Click for More Details>

Heritage Festival: The Desoto Ball and Grand Parade

(Ball) April 26, 2024 and (Parade) April 27, 2024

April brings the grandeur of the Hernando de Soto Heritage Festival feature the Desoto Ball and Grand Parade to Bradenton. Dress in your finest attire for the Desoto Ball, a night of elegance and entertainment as you watch the crowning if the Queen and Investiture of the newest Hernando de Soto. Follow this up with the Grand Parade, a community-wide celebration that promises floats, music, and a vibrant display of local spirit. Learn more about these signature events at <Desoto Ball> and <Grand Parade>.

As you plan your social calendar, consider these events not only as opportunities for enjoyment but also as chances to contribute to the well-being of Manatee and Sarasota County. Support these causes, mark your calendars, and make memories that matter in Bradenton this winter and spring.

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