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Holiday Events Coming Soon in Anna Maria

November 15, 2018
It is the holiday season once again on Anna Maria Island. The holiday events in Anna Maria are only getting bigger and the excitement is growing each year. Below is a quick overview of some of the top upcoming fall... Read more

Historical Look at Trick-or-Treating on Anna Maria Island

September 15, 2018
Trick-or-treating is a staple of American culture that can be spooky, scary, and just plain fun!  Not many kids are keen on missing out and even some adults want to be sure to get in on the fun around October... Read more

How to Appreciate the 4th of July in a Deeper Way

July 1, 2018
When you visit Anna Maria Island on the 4th of July, or even during the 4th of July weekend, you’re sure to be reminded of what Independence Day in the USA is all about. There’s no better way to remember... Read more

Baseball Season and Short-Term Living || Lizzie Lu's Island Retreat || Vacation Rentals on Anna Maria

Short-Term Living Options for Athletes on Anna Maria Island

June 5, 2018
The east coast of the United States has a pretty long history of baseball, and southwest Florida is no exception. In fact, many major league teams practice near Anna Maria Island during spring training season. The Pittsburgh Pirates have been... Read more

Summer Events Coming to Anna Maria Island || Lizzie Lu's Island Retreat || Vacation Rentals on Anna Maria

Summer Events Coming to Anna Maria Island

May 5, 2018
The Florida summer heat could cook a hot dog on the sidewalk, but you are fortunate to have Anna Maria Island on your radar. The smooth gulf breezes help keep the heat at bay so you can enjoy the indoors,... Read more

A Guide to the Beach N’ Food Truck and Music Festival || Lizzie Lu's Vacation Rentals on Anna Maria Island

A Guide to the Beach N’ Food Truck and Music Festival

March 5, 2018
Anna Maria Island’s Beach N’ Food Truck and Music Festival is a 12-hour beach celebration that draws visitors from all over the state and beyond. This family-friendly festival is the ultimate beach party, with food, music, arts and crafts, and... Read more

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Fun Things to Do on Anna Maria Island in January and February

December 28, 2017
There’s always plenty of fun in the sun on Anna Maria Island every month of the year. Once the holiday season winds down, tranquility returns to the island, making the early months of 2018 a perfect time to visit without... Read more

Anna Maria Christmas Parade

December Events on Anna Maria Island

November 21, 2017
Holmes Beach Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting Visit downtown Holmes Beach when many shops and stores remain open later in the evening for a Christmas party. Come for holiday treats, live music, and see Santa in his sleigh. The... Read more

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November 2017 Events

November 2, 2017
Some exciting November 2017 events are happening on Anna Maria, so if you’re ready for a break to the beach there’s no better time than the end of fall! Book your perfect Anna Maria vacation rentals and spend your days... Read more

Anna Maria Farmers Markets

Coquina Beach Market: Every November

October 13, 2017
Enjoy the Coquina Beach Market located at 2650 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Browse art, jewelry, produce, plants, purses, clothing and more! Local vendors and artists bring you the best from the area! Every November, the Cultural Connections of Anna... Read more


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    Holmes Beach, FL 34217 USA