Back to Angola

Feb 14, 2024 / madden

Rediscovering Roots and Celebrating Culture The Back To Angola Festival is more than just an annual celebration—it's a journey intorediscovering the rich history of the Angolan maroon community that once resided at ManateeMineral Springs. https://youtu.be/eim_35Bw9Es During Spanish control of Florida, the territory served as a sanctuary for people escaping British and American slavery. More

Christmas Events in the Bradenton Area

Nov 28, 2023 / madden

Unsure about your Christmas plans in the Bradenton Area? No worries—we've got you covered with a list of seasonal activities and restaurants open on Christmas day. Manatee River Boat Parade When: December 9th, 2023 Where: 4307 13th Street West, Palmetto, FL 34211 The grandest holiday celebration in the county is undoubtedly the Manatee River Holiday Boat Parade. More

It’s Festival Season in the Bradenton Area!

Jul 25, 2023 / MM Accounts

As the days become shorter and the shadows grow longer, the Bradenton Area transforms into a destination filled with autumn and winter themed events and cultural festivities. From late September into December, almost a countless number of family-friendly activities are found on the islands, downtown, and mainland. More

Have a blast on Independence Day!

Jun 09, 2022 / MM Accounts

Downtown Bradenton offers a unique urban spin on the night’s festivities. Spend your day shopping, dining, and enjoying the arts and culture in downtown. Afterward, venture over to the award-winning Riverwalk to enjoy the fireworks display over the Manatee River at 9 p.m. More

Great Places for Live Music

Aug 15, 2019 / MM Content

There is no shortage of places around the Bradenton Area to listen to live music. You’ll find a remarkable range of venues and places to visit: festivals, events, small pubs, and even a variety of restaurants. More

Beaches and Blues

May 09, 2018 / MM Accounts

Beaches and Blues The Blues Sound Better in Bradenton Don't Miss These Bradenton Area Favorites! The Bradenton Blues Festival is a can't-miss three day experience that will have blues lovers jamming all weekend long. More