The Maserati Club Accelerates into FloridaJanuary 17, 2020
Join Friends on a Visit to Sarasota, Florida
On April 4th & 5th, come join fellow Italian Car Owner’s for a visit to beautiful Sarasota, Florida. Enjoy dinners, sunsets and camaraderie while visiting Sarasota’s fashionable downtown and it’s Classic Car Museum. The main event will be centered around the Sarasota Polo Club match on Sunday, April 5th. For those coming from out-of-town, accommodations have been made at the wonderful Art Ovation Hotel perfectly located in the walkable downtown district. The event may also be enhanced by new Maserati and Alfa models on display.
Overview of the Weekend’s Activities:
- Sarasota Polo Club Match
- Art Ovation Hotel Stay in Downtown Sarasota
- Sarasota Classic Car Museum Tour
- Saturday Evening Dinner
- Optional Friday Night Stay in Sarasota
About Sarasota, FL
Sarasota is a city by the Gulf of Mexico with arts, dining, nightlife and more. The downtown is a scene of eateries, theaters, shopping boutiques and artist enclaves. Running through the heart of downtown is Main Street, and branching off this main drag are colorfully named streets such as Pineapple, Orange, Lemon and Palm. More shops and colorful bungalows turned into bakeries, galleries, salons and yoga studios surround central downtown. Near by are also the areas of Lido Beach, St. Armands as well as the Ringling Circus Museum.
With art-centric environments, and onsite fine dining, the Art Ovation Hotel sets the stage for inspiring experiences on Florida’s Gulf Coast. It is conveniently located in the center of the fashionable downtown district, and will serve as a perfect launch-pad for your visit.e Nation! As you stroll through the museum, travel back in time and into the future of man’s greatest invention, the automobile! Antique, exotic, European and one-of-a-kind classics are featured in our rotating exhibits throughout the museum, seven days a week. During our visit, is having a special exhibit on The Art of Ferdinand Porsche and Enzo Ferrari – featuring classic automobiles that document the history of both brands as well as the two creative engineers and car designers who forged the companies legacies.
Polo Club Match and Picnic
Since 1991, the Sarasota Polo Club at Lakewood Ranch has been providing exhilarating polo matches at one of the most beautiful settings in Sarasota, Florida. Every Sunday afternoon during season, the public is invited to bring out their picnic baskets and enjoy the thrill of the “fastest game on four feet”. With pony and Clydesdale wagon rides, exciting action, tailgating, half-time entertainment, divot stomping and plenty of fresh air, Sunday polo is the perfect place for a family outing; dogs are even welcome on a leash. We will be attending the match as a group with our own tent next to the field, close to the action.
The Sarasota Classic Car Museum
Is recognized as the second oldest continuously operating antique car museum in the Nation! As you stroll through the museum, travel back in time and into the future of man’s greatest invention, the automobile! Antique, exotic, European and one-of-a-kind classics are featured in our rotating exhibits throughout the museum, seven days a week. During our visit, is having a special exhibit on The Art of Ferdinand Porsche and Enzo Ferrari – featuring classic automobiles that document the history of both brands as well as the two creative engineers and car designers who forged the companies legacies.
FRIDAY, April 3rd
Optional overnight stay in fabulous downtown Sarasota
6:00pm Dinner in Downtown Sarasota
7:00pm Rooftop Bar Sunset Viewing (Sunset at 7:50pm)
SATURDAY, April 4th
Noon-1:30 Meetup at the Hotel (official check in time is 4:00pm, but planning on leeway)
Art Ovation Hotel: 1255 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
1:30pm drive to the Sarasota Classic Car Museum
2:00-4:00pm Sarasota Car Museum Visit
Address: 5500 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243
4:00pm drive back to Hotel
6:30pm Dinner at a Downtown Restaurant (walking distance)
8:00pm Rooftop Bar Gathering
SUNDAY, April 5th
11:00am Meet and a Park at Sarasota Club Polo Field
Address: 8201 Polo Club Lane, Sarasota, FL 34240
11:00-1:00pm Casual Picnic Lunch at the Polo Field
A group tent will be provided by the Polo Club. Bring your lawn chairs, drinks and
1:00-4:00pm Polo Match
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Art Ovation Hotel group fee for an overnight stay $229.00 plus tax + $28.00 per night
destination fee. Friday night stay is a $20 higher fee. Reservation are to be made directly with
the hotel by calling 1-888-236-2427. Please mention the group name “The Maserati Group of
Florida” to receive the discounted rate.
Polo Match Entry Fee $20.00
Sarasota Car Museum Group Entry Fed is $10.50.
We are looking forward to a great visit, and to meeting new friends and hope you can join us in