Join us for the SRQ Magazine TGIF | Best of SRQ Local Party
Friday, April 12, 2024 from 5-8 pm at Aloft Sarasota


We’re back with the incredible 2024 TGIF | BEST OF SRQ LOCAL PARTY celebrating the winners recognized and voted on by our readers in SRQ Magazine’s epic 2024 Best of SRQ Local Readers Competition. Join us on Friday, April 12, 2024, from 5-8 pm at the Aloft Hotel in Downtown Sarasota to taste and experience some of this year's "Best of SRQ Local" restaurants and cocktails. Share a hip evening with our area’s passionate localvores and foodies.


Celebrating "Best Of" with the Live Local. Love Local. Hometown Team 

Join us to experience an evening of award-winning bites and imbibes as voted on by the readers of SRQ Magazine in this annual TGIF Best of SRQ Local Party.

13+ Restaurants
Cocktail Samplings
Music by Joey D Entertainment

Celebrating the best locally owned establishments in the region, every year.

SRQ MEDIA asks our astute readers to vote for their favorite local eats, shopping, arts, luminaries and hotspots culminating in the buzzworthy special "Best of SRQ Local" awards feature published in the April edition. Celebrate your TGIF with the best our region has to offer—we will highlight local experiences from new restaurants to the memorable theatre productions, from our community's best achievements to seriously talented chefs.


featured vendors

Bread Bandits Five-O Donuts Gecko's Grill & Pub JPAN

featured vendors

Kore Steakhouse Mademoiselle Paris Tripletail Seafood & Spirits Tutu's Cookies

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FOOD + BEER Fushipoke Rise Up Cafe Cakes by Ron

featured vendors

Beach House AMI Toastique

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Aloft Sarasota Hotel
1401 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34236


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