Anna Maria Island Labor Day Weekend Events

Don’t settle for a Labor Day Weekend at home when there’s so much to do in and around Anna Maria Island. While enjoying the pleasant fall weather, amazing local seafood, parks and more, you’ll have plenty of Labor Day events on Anna Maria Island or just a short distance away to keep you occupied.

To plan your next getaway here, find your perfect Anna Maria rental, and be sure to check out the following fun events that are sure to please your group.

Racing at Bradenton Motorsports park

2 Day Labor Day Kids Race at Bradenton Motorsports Park

Bring the whole family for a fun Labor Day race at Bradenton Motorsports Park (21000 E State Road 64, Bradenton, FL 34212. A 2-day Kids Race will be hosted on August 31st and September 1st, 2019 with the gates opening at 8:00 A.M. each day and the races starting at 10:00 A.M. Entry is $15 per person and it’s sure to be an exciting event.

Labor Day Weekend Comedy Experience with 941 Comedy Jam

Get some laughs in this Labor Day and check out internet celebrity and comedian Shuler King along with Spunky Robinson at the 941 Comedy Jam Labor Day Weekend Comedy Experience on Saturday, August 31, 2019, at 8:30 P.M. Advance tickets are $20 and advance VIP tickets are $35. The comedy show will be held at the Ramada Waterfront (Banquet Hall)7150 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243.

Pots at the Downtown Venice Craft Festival

11th Annual Downtown Venice Craft Festival

Are you a fan of arts and crafts? Then don’t miss the Downtown Venice Craft Festival this Labor Day Weekend. This Saturday, August 31st through Sunday, September 1st, 2019, you’ll find a celebration of local, affordable, and unique crafts. It’s held in downtown Venice and it’s a family-friendly event with kettle corn, food from local vendors, gourmet sauces and spices and much more. Browse or purchase an array of crafts made from stained glass, jewelry, ceramics, metal and more. If you’re a fan of the arts you won’t want to miss this one!

Summer of Rum Festival

Take a little road trip up to Tampa this Labor Day weekend for The Summer of Rum Festival on Saturday, August 31, 2019, from noon to 11:00 P.M at Julian B Lane Riverfront Park (1001 N Boulevard, Tampa, FL). Try out a variety of cocktails from Pina Coladas, rum runners, Cuba Libres, frozen daiquiris and more. The Caribbean Food Market will showcase a variety of local vendors. Try out 40+ rums during the Island Tasting Party, and the celebration ends with an amazing fireworks show.

Englewood Pioneer Days

Head down to the festivities in Englewood, Florida for a quick day trip this Labor Day Weekend. A long-established tradition since 1957, in the days leading up to Labor Day you will find several events leading up to the main weekend throughout Englewood.

The events start on August 17th and continue until September 2nd and feature a Cardboard Boat Race and Adult Shipwreck Dance Part on August 31st. A festival will be held at Pioneer Park on September 1st with an Open Car Show at Dearborn St. from noon to 6 p.m. the same day. The final day on Sunday, September 2nd features a massive parade at 9 a.m. on Dearborn St. with day 2 of the Pioneer Park festival also ending on Sunday.

You’ll find plenty of specials and exclusive offers at local Anna Maria Island restaurants and stores as well as others in Bradenton and Sarasota this Labor Day to keep you occupied between the events. Don’t miss these and other exciting things to do this Labor Day on Anna Maria Island near your pet-friendly vacation rental.