June 23 - July 4, 2018 Suncoast Offshore Power Boat Racing Festival

One of the biggest Sarasota happenings of the year is the Suncoast Offshore Powerboat Racing Festival. The Festival is held annually. This race between million-dollar cigarette boats off one of our finest Gulf of Mexico Beaches is one of the must-see Sarasota happenings of the year. You don’t need a ticket for the races and you can come as you are.  Held in the Gulf of Mexico waters off Lido Beach.  Viewing from most of Lido Key.  Races are held Saturday and Sunday, June 30th and July 1st.