They say you can’t please everyone. We accept that challenge! The following list of attractions has something for everyone to enjoy. From high-flying adventure to a scenic stroll along the Riverwalk, the Bradenton Area has something to please everyone in your group.

Around the Bend Nature Tours

With tours that tell the Florida story, including the best of state’s nature beauty, with outdoor tours, classes, field trips, and day camps in parks and on the water for groups of all ages, the Around the Bend Nature Tours is the perfect choice. Guides are professionally certified Master Naturalists through the University of Florida and will meet visitors onsite with all they need (dip nets, binoculars, Native American tools) for a real Florida experience!

P.O. Box 1136
Bradenton, FL 34206-1136
(941) 794-8773
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Bradenton Motorsports

Year round of Action! Bradenton Motorsports has one of the best track in Florida! Come and have a good time with: drag racing, grudge racing, car shows, swap meets, professional drag racing and testing, club track days, heads-up drag racing and Bracket racing.

21000 SR. 64
Bradenton, FL 34212
(941) 748-1320
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Bradenton Riverwalk

Well-designed public spaces that offer high-quality events promote quality of life and economic development. Visit the new Riverwalk and enjoy concerts, festivals, art talks, movies, food, volleyball, educational events, yoga, skateboarding, fishing, crafts, youth theater, living history, boating, art making, exercise, and many community connecting activities. Events are listed in the Realize Bradenton Calendar.

Pavilion & Event Area
452 3rd Avenue West
Bradenton FL 34205
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Bunker Hill Winery

The Bunker Hill Vineyard & Winery has as goal to produce the “Gold Standard” of Florida wines and to produce ‘Only’ World Class wines. They use only 100% locally grown grapes and 100% Whole Fresh Fruits & Vegetables to produce wines. All of the wines are unfiltered, never blended, age at least 1 year in glass carboys before bottling and only bottled in 100% recycled wine bottles.

8905 Bunker Hill Rd
Duette, FL 34219
(941) 776-0418
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Florida Railroad Museum

Florida’s Home of Railroad History, the museum has acquired and restored over the years rolling stock and equipment to operate for the public’s enjoyment, preserving Florida’s Railroad history. It operates train rides year-round every Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM on a six mile line between Parrish and Willow, Florida in rural Manatee County. This railroad line was the first railroad to be built in Manatee County!

12210 83rd Street East
Parrish, FL 34219, United States
(941) 776-0906
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Lipizzan Stallions

The world famous dancing horses perform at Ottomar Hermann Training Grounds. Founded in the 16th century for the exclusive use of the Hapsburg Royal family of Austria, the Royal Lipizzans are unquestionably the rarest, most aristocratic breed of horses in the world. Topeka, from Kansas, wrote on Trip Advisor: “We were there several years ago and really enjoyed the show. The horses and trainers did a terrific job. Recommend it to anyone who admires horses!”

32755 Singletary Rd
Myakka City, FL 34251
(941) 322-1501
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Manatee County Agricultural Museum

The Manatee County Agricultural Museum is located within the Palmetto Historical Park, so visitors get a “two-for-one” experience if desired – a tour of the Ag Museum along with a guided tour of the six buildings in the Historical Park (Carnegie Library, Heritage Station Post Office, School House, Cottage, Chapel, and Cypress House Military Museum).

1015 6th Street West
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-2034
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Manatee Parks & Natural Resources

With 52 parks, two golf courses, and miles of beaches to choose from, Manatee Parks & natural Resources has something to offer everyone. Unique and beautiful places just minutes away from one another gives the opportunity to enjoy several locations in just one day! Manatee County’s preserves provide a unique natural setting for you groups.

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Manatee Performing Arts Center

The Manatee Performing Arts Center features two theaters, rehearsal and classroom space and public rental spaces. A unique venue in which to see a show, or to host your own event! The Manatee Players and its performance venue serve as a significant cultural, educational and economic resource for the Florida Gulf Coast region.

502 3rd Ave. W.
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 748-5875
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Manatee Village Historical Park

Step back into time at the Manatee Village Historical Park. A collection of restored, historic buildings from Manatee County’s pioneer past including a courthouse, one-room schoolhouse, farmhouse, general store, boat shop, steam engine, & cow hunter bunkhouse. Experience life in Manatee County before the arrival of modern conveniences such as automobiles and electricity!

1404 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton, FL 34208

(941) 741-4075

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LECOM Park is the spring training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. With its nostalgic charms in its city neighborhood appeal to many baseball traditionalists and ballpark enthusiasts. It’s built in a Florida Spanish Mission style, with white stucco on the main grandstand and cover bleachers over the reserved seating section. The field also hosts The Marauders during the summer.

1701 27th Street East
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 747-3031
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Motorworks Brewing

Motorworks Brewing is Bradenton’s first American Craft Beer Brewery and also has the largest beer garden in FL! We always offer 30 craft beers on tap, over 80 bottles and cans, a full liquor bar, and an expansive wine collection along with games and live music.

1014 9th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205

(941) 567-6218

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Palmetto Historical Park

The Palmetto Historical Park offers children of all ages the opportunity to learn about the history of Palmetto and the area on the north side of the Manatee River. While touring the park, visitors can check for mail at the 1880 Post Office, write on slates in the Schoolhouse and try on pioneer clothing in the cottage.

515 10th Avenue West, Palmetto, FL 34221

(941) 723-4991

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Pirates Spring Training

Only a handful of communities around the country can offer the fun and excitement of spring training baseball. But when you combine Florida’s beautiful weather with swaying palms and gorgeous beaches, you’ve got a home run. The Bradenton Area has been the winter home of the Pittsburgh Pirates for more than 40 years and the Pirates’ presence has added to the area’s unique local history and created millions of memories for fans year after year.

1701 27th Street East, Bradenton, FL 34208, United States

(941) 747-3031

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Riverside Tours Inc

Riverside Tours is now offering river excursions, sightseeing tours, sunset cruises, and lunch or dinner cruises from both sides of the Manatee River. We are now docking at both the Regatta Pointe Marina and Twin Dolphin Marina. We can also pick you up from your dock on the Manatee River.

1005 Riverside Drive
Palmetto, FL 34220
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Fiorelli Winery

Fiorelli Winery, Inc. is a family-owned and operated business of 10 acres of vineyard and a 3000 sq. ft. winery. All tours include a walk through the vineyard, where you will receive information about growing season, pruning, harvesting times, and the different varieties of Florida grapes. Visitors will also learn the wine making process and, last but not least, will finish the tour by enjoying a selected lunch and a wine tasting.

4020 County Road 675
Bradenton, FL 34211, United States
(941) 322-0976
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Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature is the largest natural and cultural history museum on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The exhibits cover local maritime traditions, early 20th-century medical practices and Spanish exploration in the New World. The Museum building also includes The Bishop Planetarium, featuring one of the most advanced all-digital projection systems in the world; and The Parker Manatee Aquarium.

201 10th Street West 
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 746-4131
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Florida Maritime Museum

Founded on the importance of the regional, commercial fishing industry, FMM tells a number stories pertinent to all aspects of Florida’s maritime history. Exhibits include historic photographs, boat models, tools, instruments, and other historically significant material relevant to Florida’s maritime culture and history. Our mission is to preserve and share Florida’s maritime heritage.

4415 119th St W
Cortez, FL 34215
(941) 708-6120
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Three Keys Brewing

A community brewpub with awesome beer, great food and good times! If you’ve never had a craft beer before and really enjoy Bud Light… welcome! They specialize in West Coast ales and traditional German recipes with local ingredients (strawberries, oranges, grapefruit, etc.) for broad appeal. This brewery offers flavorful, light, fruity and low alcohol beers alongside of traditional favorites such as IPAs, pale ales, stouts, dubbels, bocks, porters and wheat beers.

2505 Manatee Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34209
(941) 218-0396
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We bring guests into the canopies of the trees to experience the natural beauty of the pine woods and oak groves of Florida, while challenging their minds and bodies in unimaginable ways. We offer the safest and most rewarding experience possible, and deliver it with diligence, encouragement and a smile.

21805 State RD. 70 E
Bradenton, FL 34211
(855) 322-2130
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