On the evening of September 23, Sarasota-Bradenton welcomes the world to Florida’s beautiful Suncoast for the 2017 World Rowing Championships!
THIS IS A FREE AND NON-TICKETED EVENT
CEREMONY BEGINS AT 7:00 P.M.
PARKING IS $5 AND WILL BE LOCATED ADJACENT TO THE SOUTH END OF THE MALL AT UNIVERSITY TOWN CENTER (WHERE THE CIRCUS TENT WAS LOCATED DURING THE CIRCUS SARASOTA WINTER SHOW).
In a stunning display of local talent, the Opening Ceremony will tell the story of Florida’s Suncoast and how it became the amazing coastal and cultural community it is today. Acts include:
• Circus Sarasota (Circus Arts Conservatory and Sailor Circus)
• Jah Movement Reggae Band
• Sarasota Cuban Ballet School
• Sarasota Pops Orchestra
• Sarasota Ski-A-Rees Water Ski Show Team
• Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
At the end of the evening, Creative Pyrotechnics will light up the night sky with a dazzling firework show over Nathan Benderson Park. Spectators can also expect several surprises!