By the water is where residents chose to wait for the Downtown Sarasota 4th of July fireworks display. Many set up picnics within Bayfront Park to watch the red, white and blue fireworks streak across the sky above the Sarasota Bay.
The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce hosted its 25th anniversary Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration and VIP Party on Saturday, July 4, at Siesta Key Public Beach
In preparation for the Independence Day celebration, members of Church of the Redeemer set up foldable chairs and blankets along the lawn of the chapel July 4.
Parade showcases vehicles from the Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival.
Pirouettes, plies and pique turns are all a part of the Sarasota Ballet Children's Summer Intensive Camp.
Joel Fedder's family ensures his legacy will live on through the donation of his orchid collection to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
A glimpse of the way things were from the archives.