Bradenton Destinations to Check Out in 2019

December 27th, 2018 by

Beautiful sunrise over the sea

The new year is upon us, so we’ve curated a list of four popular things to do in Bradenton in 2019. Each of these locations features an ongoing calendar of special events, so even if you’ve visited before, there will be something new discover this year! Need somewhere to fuel up after your day of fun? Check out some of our favorite restaurants in Bradenton.

Village of the Arts

Visit this eclectic collection of galleries and art installations for a colorful, pleasant walk through one of Manatee County’s most unique live-work community. With a rotating calendar of special events, the Village of the Arts offers a wide spectrum of art to enjoy, along with food, shopping, and live entertainment.

Robinson Nature Preserve

Explore the beauty of Bradenton at the Robinson Nature Preserve. With over 682 acres of coastal wetland habitat, this incredible park allows for countless days of hiking, canoeing, picnics, and outdoor education. The recently developed Nest area also offers a peaceful space for tai chi and yoga.


Get ready to play ball at this iconic baseball field, the training ground for the Pittsburgh Pirates and home of the Bradenton Marauders. Originally built in 1923, LECOM Park has undergone several renovations and now includes an expansive Fan Plaza, complete with a boardwalk, picnic area, and palm trees, making it a perfect way to enjoy America’s favorite past time.

South Florida Museum

As the largest natural history museum on Florida’s Gulf Coast, the incredible South Florida Museum offers not only a rotating calendar of special exhibits but both a permanent planetarium and aquarium. Learn about everything from the stars to the sea in this expansive educational institution.

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