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Spotlight Events Entertainment is an organization, incorporated in 2007 with over 30 years of combined experience, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in our region through the promotion, support, and implementation of high quality community-wide events and entertainment programs in South West Florida. Our vision is to fill Sarasota and surrounding towns with the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes that make a place come alive. We want Sarasota County to be a place where the experience alone brings people out to meet friends, revel in the atmosphere, sense the excitement, appreciate the surroundings and feel the community spirit that emanates from the crowd during an event.


Our mission is to improve the quality of life through cultural, family-oriented & music events that bring the community together in celebration.


Spotlight Events originated with the help of local organizations and Businesses of long standing and have the respect of area's residents; 

such as Comcast, Verizon, Bright House, Clear Channel, Gold Coast Eagle, Spotlight Graphics, Spotlight Amusements, Whole Foods, Custom Carts, Crown Trophy, NesQuik, Natural Awakenings, The Parrot Magazine, Mommy Magazine, Waste Management and The City of Sarasota. 


We have a broad-based Board of Directors and a committed volunteer force that keeps us going.


Spotlight Events Is Committed To: 
• Events focused in our communities which pull together our schools, businesses, and nonprofit and service organizations for betterment of all, with an outcome of tremendous community pride. 
• Events geared for families with lots of activities for children. 
• Events that are affordable to the public. 
• Events which provide vendor opportunities for the community.        
• Events which are Making Memories Happen! 
• Events which are top-quality in every experience.

Character Traits
Affordable, family-oriented, educational, community-driven, entertaining, fun, exciting, top-class, high quality, celebratory, 21-goose bump affair

Statement of Purpose
To enhance community life through the promotion, support and implementation of high quality community-wide events and programs in Sarasota County and surrounding towns.