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Upcoming Events at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota

Upcoming Events at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota

| Laura Bell Adams |

Nathan Benderson Park has so many great events coming up! Check them out!


The Fence Sarasota 2019The Fence Sarasota 2020: Opens Nov. 8 and runs through Feb. 8, 2020. See for more information.

Head Of The Hog Regatta: Nov. 9

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk: Nov. 10







Walk To End Alzheimers — Sarasota/Manatee: Nov. 16

Sarasota Crew Middle School/High School Scrimmage: Nov. 16

USRowing Youth Regional Challenge Training Camp: Nov. 21-24

Taps, Tacos and Tequila Festival:  Nov. 23

Florida Turkey Trot: Nov. 28 (Online Registration under way; this race benefits SANCA at NBP)

Sarasota Christmas Glow Run 5K: Dec. 7

Florida West Coast Half Marathon and 5K:  Dec. 8

Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis Foundation: Dec. 13

HITS Triathlon Series:  Jan. 5, 2020

Gulf Coast Games For Life : Jan. 8, 2020

American Youth Cup I: Jan. 15, 2020

Superhero 5K Run : Jan. 15, 2020


Rainbow over Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, FLMAJOR EVENTS AHEAD

The Road To Tokyo 2020 comes through NBP in March and April 2020!

ITU World Cup Triathlon and Paratriathlon:  March 21-22, 2020

U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Rowing Team Time Trials: March/April 2020

USRowing Youth National Championships: June 11-14, 2020, and June 10-13, 2021

NCAA Rowing National Championships: May 28-30, 2021, and May 27-29, 2022, for Divs. I, II and III

U.S. Dragon Boat Federation National Championships: Coming in 2021

International Dragon Boat Federation Club Crew World Championships: Coming in 2022



Rowing and Dragon Boat team training returns soon. Schedule to be announced. Last year, we had about 50 teams, and this year should be no different.



See our programs at — everything from boat rentals to camps, from yoga to dragon boat paddling, from teambuilding activities to event space rentals and more!



The park now closes at 6 p.m. every night until Daylight Saving Time begins again (closes at 8 p.m. after that).

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