Sarasota County is a beautiful place, ripe with things to enjoy such as arts and culture, fine restaurants and romantic beaches. With a mix of residents from all over the country and the world, Sarasota County is a open and diverse atmosphere. It is an excellent place for the LGBT traveler to experience the beauty of an arts destination, chill vibe of community boasting some of the best beaches in the world, and much more. Spend a week eating, drinking, enjoying live theatre and nature alike. And don't let the size of its cities deceive you; with a high-volume of Zagat-Rated restaurants, an ever-expanding number of professional opera, orchestra, dance troupes and theaters and countless eco-recreational adventures awaiting, there is more than enough for multiple trips. Did we mention that our white-sand beaches are some of the best in the world too?
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Enjoy a sampling of what there is to see, eat, and discover in Sarasota County. Whether you would rather enjoy Drag Queen Bingo at The Players Theatre, kayak through mangrove tunnels of Lido Key, or just enjoy a authentic Italian dinner, Sarasota County has more than enough for a trip of any length.
Are you considering a destination wedding for you and your partner? Sarasota County has several stunning venues you might like to consider, such as an enchanting evening under the banyan trees of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, a classic romantic setting of The Ringling, or the sugary sand of the local beaches.
Afraid there's no nightlife in Sarasota County? Think again. The area has several places to get a cocktail, see and be seen, and dance the night away. Clubs such as Ivory Lounge even host gay-friendly parties every thursday.
Sarasota County is an inviting region for all people, thanks in part to some amazing advocacy group in the area. Learn more about the LGBTQ youth and family organizations, social groups, entertainment groups, health and support organizations and many more within the area.