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Thunder By the Bay Music & Motorcycle Festival

If you’re at a loss for Valentine’s Day ideas, head to Sarasota, Florida for the annual Thunder by the Bay Music & Motorcycle Festival. The Sarasota, Florida Fairgrounds’ three-day event attracts thousands of visitors and locals alike every year. This lively event attracts guests of all kinds who share a passion for music and motorcycles. As if you need any more reasons to attend Thunder by the Bay, all proceeds collected from admission fees are donated to the Suncoast Charities for Children. Join our Gulf Coast Property team and visit the beneficiary festival this year! 

Previous Activities at Thunder by the Bay

The Thunder by the Bay’s staff works tirelessly to ensure a new and improved festival experience each year. While it’s difficult to predict the festival’s unusual, new activities, some events occur each time because they’re local favorites. Browse our favorite activities below; perhaps you’ll see them this year!

  • Sporting Clay Tournament: Sporting clay, for those who don’t know, is a type of clay pigeon shooting. It can also be described as golf with a shotgun because a typical tournament includes 10 to 15 stations. Thunder by the Bay awards first, second, and third place winners. 
  • Born to be Wild Kickoff Party: The festival’s kickoff party typically occurs one week before the main events. Guests can expect the party to have an open bar, food stations, a silent auction, and a 50/50 raffle. Be sure to wear your comfy shoes because allegedly, there’s going to be a stellar live band!
  • Light up the Night Bike Show: Do you believe you’ve got the top Sarasota motorcycle at Thunder by the Bay? Enter your bike in the competition to find out! The top three will win awards and infinite bragging rights. 

If the above three activities sound of interest to you, then Thunder by the Bay should be one of your top must-see Sarasota, Florida attractions. 

Gulf Coast Property

Thunder by the Bay has activities to please everyone in your family However, there are countless things to do in Sarasota that you can do before or after the motorcycle festival, such as snorkeling in Sarasota, dining at the best seafood restaurants in Sarasota, and even checking out Sarasota boat rentals. No matter what Sarasota, Florida attractions you hope to try, there will definitely be Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals nearby! Start planning your Thunder by the Bay experience today by browsing our available vacation rentals or talking to our staff at 844-548-5637.