Events and Things to Do this Weekend in Sanford, FL

Have no fear if you missed this year’s Love your Shorts Film Festival, because the Summer Rewind (take a look at last year’s Summer Rewind!) is here and it’s the perfect way to spend your Friday evening, after a few rounds of Shuffle Board that is!

Then Saturday morning, sweat it out with the family at the Family Fitness Festival at the Sanford Civic Center before spending the evening competing at Airport Lanes while you bowl in the dark – or head on over to Downtown and hop from pub to pub at the Sanford’s Summer Pub Crawl! Of course, you could also just take it easy and listen to awesome live music while attending the Sanford Avenue Block Party (happening every 4th Saturday of the month).

By Sunday morning we hope you’re refreshed and ready to go again as you run, walk or dance your way across the finish line at the inaugural Sanford .327 Run (it’s the most fun you’ll ever have at a race, guaranteed!) and then wind down and cool off inside the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center for the Sanford Jazz Ensemble’s Summer Concert.

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La Floresta Cafe at Sanford Farmers MarketBack this month at the Sanford Farmers Market (Saturday 10am – 3pm) are our friends from La Floresta Cafe! If you haven’t sampled their cold brew yet, make sure you stop by and say hi, it’s the perfect way to cool off on a hot day!

40+ Things to Do this Weekend in Sanford

Friday, August 24th

  1. Goldboro Farmers Market
  2. Steve Nelson Illusionist at SBC, It’s “Magic” at Sanford Brewing Co. 
  3. Back to School Bash at West End Trading Co.
  4. Seminole Harley-Davidson-Red Carpet New Model Introduction
  5. The Sanford Shuffle – You guys!! Not just for old people, trust us on this!! And it’s BYOB!
  6. BIKE NIGHT EVERY Friday at The Barn in Sanford
  7. Two acts ONE NIGHT ONLY!
  8. Live Comedian at Bonkerz Comedy Club – Sanford
  9. Love Your Shorts Film Festival Summer Rewind 2018
  10. August Date Night Workshop at Wondermade 
  11. Seeking Treatment performing at Buster’s
  12. The Pendletones Live Music at The Alley in Downtown Sanford
  13. DecaPhonix the Best Party Band Tonight
  14. Live Music at Route 46, Alex Hayes Band – Main Stage
  15. Finally Fridays Pool Side Party at Otters on the River/Aqua Pool Bar
  16. Haunted Sanford Historical Ghost Walk!

Saturday, August 25th

  1. 3rd Annual Family Fitness Festival
  2. Sanford Farmers Market – it’s growing!! Support local!
  3. REFIT Class Saturday’s @Sanford Brewing Company
  4. Saturday Luncheon Cruise – St. Johns Rivership Co.
  5. August Family Workshop at Wondermade 
  6. Cosmic Bowling at Sanford Bowling Alley-Airport Lanes
  8. Pet Paradise Sanford Puppy Social
  9. Sanford Summer Pub Crawl
  10. Sanford Avenue Block Party – Awesome live music on Sanford Avenue!
  11. Celery City Cruisers
  12. Paella Night
  13. Mi Casita Food Truck at Luisa’s Cellar – We love that they’re bringing on food trucks now on the weekends! Check it out!! And ask them about that mysterious speak easy lounge…
  14. Open Mic Night at Palate
  15. Live Music at Luisa’s Cellar, Brett Smith 
  16. Live Comedian at Bonkerz Comedy Club – Sanford
  17. The Last Locals, Southpaw, and More at West End Trading Co.
  18. The Alex Hayes Band at The Alley in Sanford
  19. Live Music at Sanford Brewing Co., Moonlight Drive-In 
  20. Live Music at Route 46, Rockit Fly – Main Stage
  21. Les B MORE Band at SBC

Sunday, August 26th

  1. Sit & Meditate with Delany Dean
  2. Namaste for a Beer- Yoga with Sareet – so relaxing!
  3. Sunday Luncheon Cruise – St. Johns Rivership Co. 
  4. Live Music at Sanford Brewing Co., Kelly Jarrard
  5. Carol Ball Day – A celebration of the life with music for Carol
  6. Sanford .327k Run – A Run For The Rest Of Us – Join us and get your tickets!!
  7. Founder’s Club Introduction Party at Luisa’s Cellar  – Wine Lovers Rejoice!!
  8. Live Mariachi Music at El Zocalo
  9. Sanford Jazz Ensemble: Summer Concert  – If you’ve never experienced them, it’s time you do! Get in the mood for Sanford’s very own Jazz Festival next month!
  10. Join The West End Trading Co. Fantasy Football League
  11. Live Music at The Alley, Sunday Blues Jam