Bay Front Park Sarasota, FL
Bay Front Park is a charming neighborhood nestled in the heart of Sarasota, Florida, offering a perfect blend of natural beauty, historical significance, and a strong sense of community. Spanning over 10 acres, the park is a picturesque oasis with lush green spaces, towering oak trees, and meandering pathways, providing an idyllic setting for leisurely strolls and outdoor activities.
Its rich history dates back to the late 1800s, making it one of Sarasota's oldest neighborhoods. The area showcases an impressive collection of historic homes, reflecting various architectural styles and preserving the region's cultural heritage. Bay Front Park is not just a residential area but also a vibrant community hub, hosting regular events, festivals, and gatherings that foster a strong neighborhood spirit.
Bayfront Park Amenities
- Dog Friendly (on-leash only)
- Water Fountains
- Food & Beverage
- Kayak / Canoeing
- Picnic Tables
- Public Art
- Rental Venue
- Walking Path
- Water Feature
Bayfront Park Hours
Summer Hours (Memorial Day to Labor Day): 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily, weather permitting.
Winter Hours (Labor Day to Oct. 31 & Apr.1 to Memorial Day): 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting.
Closed: Easter, Independence Day & Nov. 1 – March 31
Pets are allowed outside the Steigerwaldt-Jockey Children’s Fountain area if they are on leash. The park is a popular location to jog, enjoy the sunset, walk your leashed pet or have a picnic at the playground. There are also two bayfront restaurants; Marina Jacks and Olearys Tiki Bar & Grill. This park is owned and operated by the City of Sarasota Parks & Recreation District.
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