This weekend's weather forecast
Need a car around town or to either Tampa airport or Sarasota airport?
Reach out to Todd Springer to schedule
We hope you can join us for some or all of the wedding weekend events!
Friday, December 3rd
9:00 A.M. - 5k(ish) walk at the venue
8:30 P.M. - Let's get together for drinks
The Bar/Patio at Brio
Saturday, December 4th
4:00 P.M. - Wedding Day!
The Tower at Benderson Park
Attire: Semi Formal
-We adore your kids, but thought you might like a night off. Adults only please!
-Our wedding will take place outside. Please dress accordingly.
Sunday, December 5th
11:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. - Brunch
Fran & Todd's House
Bradenton, FL 34201
Stuff to do in Sarasota
Museums and Attractions:
In December, check out their holiday display called 'Lights in Bloom'!
Mote Marine aquarium
December 3rd is First Friday at Lakewood Ranch main street
Rent a kayak or SUP at South Lido.
Great spot to kayak through the mangroves and maybe see some manatees
Great places to eat:
Casual / quick bites / lunch or dinner:
Big Olaf's Ice Cream - (SA or LWR) The St Armands location is a Manas family tradition!
Nicer meals/ dinners:
Apollonia - (UTC) Fran and Todd’s favorite Greek
Element - (DS) For a really nice meal
Tandoor - (UTC) Great casual Indian
Columbia Restaurant - (SA) Cuban cuisine
Where Fran and Todd had their wedding rehearsal dinner in 1983!
Local Breweries and Bars:
Siesta Key Rum Distillery - (SK) Schedule a tour ahead of time!
Daiquiri Deck - (SK, SA) Several locations to choose from. Get a daiquiri to-go for a walk on the beach
Syd's favorite - Banana in the Bush
Scott's favorite - Sweet Tart
Westin Downtown - (DS) Rooftop bar with a beautiful waterfront view
UTC - area around the hotels
DS - Downtown Sarasota (15 minutes from the hotels)
SA - St. Armands Circle (25 minutes from the hotels)
LWR - Lakewood Ranch (10 minutes from the hotels)
SK - Siesta Key (30 minutes from the hotels)