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Sarasota Ski-A-Rees Water Ski Show

1602 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1004
+1 941-388-1666
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Something unique and fun to do

This is a fun and unique Sunday afternoon activity. The stunts are very impressive. The view on... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
Kelly C
Excellent thing to experience in Sarasota!

We went here in March, although they are only 'practicing' the show is free and great fun for the... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2016
468DMTravels
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1602 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1004
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

This is a fun and unique Sunday afternoon activity. The stunts are very impressive. The view on water is amazing.

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We went here in March, although they are only 'practicing' the show is free and great fun for the family! I suggest arriving at least 30-45 min before the show starts, as parking is limited and the bleachers fill up. It is cool to see...More

Thank 468DMTravels
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I have been to this show 3 times now, and have loved it each time. The skiers are a variety of ages, all in costume and very talented. They do pyramids, ski around the boat, and sometimes start and end on land! The show is...More

Thank dawn h
Reviewed 25 February 2016

In February through May (I think it's May), Ski-A-Rees puts on a wonderful water ski show near the Mote Aquarium in Sarasota. I have seen many shows, including the ones on Lake Monona in Madison, WI, and the Tommy Barlett Ski Show in Wisconsin Dells,...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 15 February 2016

The Ski-A-Rees Water Ski Show is a free event put on every Sunday from Mid February to early May. It may be free but there is no lack of professionalism and talent of the mostly young skiers. The event lasts a little over an hour....More

Thank Kathy_Roberts
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

We paired the Ski-A-Rees with a visit to Mote Aquarium. The show was fantastic. Our family thoroughly enjoyed it. We packed a picnic lunch, found a shady tree, and ate while watching the fun. It is definitely on our list of things to do again.

Thank Cafly73
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Great Ski Show. We lived in Sarasota and never went to see the ski show. It was great way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

Thank Ted S
Reviewed 25 May 2015

This is a FREE attraction and one of the top ski shows in the United States. A great time for all ages. There are rest rooms and a snack shop. These folks build pyramids, jump over a ski jump with acrobatic style. Highly recommended. Show...More

2  Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Found this next door when we visited the MOTE aquarium. This is a free event, run by an enthusiastic and skilled team of water skiers of all ages. There are staged seats available and a small shop selling drinks etc. The compare and backing music...More

3  Thank Andy E
Reviewed 14 May 2015

The whole family will love this show...within a 1/2 mile of the Longboat Key Club Resort. This a local club with children and young adults performing heart stopping acts on water skis.

2  Thank charlotte04050
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wildthing777
25 March 2015|
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Response from paulamail | Property representative |
The Ski-A-Rees perform in October and Feb - May (mother's day is the last show). I hope you can make a show!
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lovestravel50
9 March 2015|
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Response from paulamail | Property representative |
Performances are every Sunday at 2pm.
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