Downtown Sarasota Florida

Downtown Sarasota Shopping

Sarasota Florida’s downtown area is sprinkled with specialty shops, boutiques and art galleries offering world-class shopping to its visitors and residents. Main Street’s shops and Palm Avenue’s art galleries are frequented by affluent buyers searching for unusual treasures. Whole Foods Market, a new addition to the downtown scene in 2004, offers residents a wide array of fresh foods and produce.

The First Friday of every month shoppers in Sarasota’s downtown fill Palm Avenue and Main Street in the early evening shopping and sipping wine as the local businesses extend their hours for the evening’s First Friday Walk. Each Saturday morning on Lemon Street, residents and visitors alike flock to Lemon Street for the weekly farmers market featuring fresh produces, flowers, arts and crafts. Searching for a treasure of a bygone era? Discover a treasure or collectible in one of the antique stores in the downtown area. Sarasota’s has a shop for everyone!

Envie Home Decor
1411 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 366-7027
http://www.enviehomedecor.com/

Petropolis
1407 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 955-5015
http://www.petropolis.com/

Awesome Orchids
330 S Pineapple Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 365-3500
http://www.awesomeorchids.net/

Write-On Sarasota
1423 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 953-2800

Palm Avenue Shopping

Palm Avenue’s art galleries and specialty shops are frequented by locals and international visitors enjoying Sarasota’s warm climate. The “First Friday” evening of each month, shoppers fill Main Street and Palm Avenue walking from store to store, sipping wine and participating in the First Friday Walk.

M Gallery of Fine Art
16 S Palm Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 954-8774
http://www.mgalleryoffineart.com

Dabbert Gallery
76 S Palm Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 955-1315
http://www.dabbertgallery.com

Hodgell Gallery
Contemporary Art Glass
46 S Palm Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 366-1146
http://www.hodgellgallery.com/

Gallery Silecchia
12 S Palm Avenue and 20 S Palm Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 365-7414
http://www.galleriasilecchia.com/

Main Street Area

Main Street, Sarasota, Florida has a hometown feeling. Cars park mostly on the diagonal, and residents and visitors stroll the tree-lined street stopping at shops, boutiques, galleries, cafes and restaurants. Throughout the year Sarasota’s Main Street is home to street fairs, parades, as well as art festivals.

Whole Foods Market
1451 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 955-8500
http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Main Street Flowers
1652 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 957-1980
http://www.mainstflowers.com

Encore and More
1439 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 953-4222

P Js Ladies Fashions
1443 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 366-3900

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