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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October Events on Anna Maria

October 1, 2017
This month is all about Halloween, but there is plenty to do on Anna Maria Island if you want to do something that doesn’t involve wearing a costume. Or maybe you do. Here are 5 October Events to enjoy for... Read more

Anna Maria Island Events on Labor Day

August 20, 2017
Family vacations are all about fun and this upcoming Anna Maria Island Labor Day weekend is packed with activity for all ages. And if you want to be like the locals do and soak up the sun, you’ll find plenty... Read more

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Review of the Tour de Turtles Event

July 26, 2017
Florida’s beaches are some the most important sea turtle nesting habitats in the world, with several threatened and endangered species nesting here. The Tour de Turtles is an annual conservation effort created by the Sea Turtle Conservancy (based in Gainesville,... Read more


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