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Sarasota Ski-A-Rees Water Ski Show

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Address: 1602 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1004
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Great Sunday Afternoon Entertainment

Skilled water skiers, very young, young and some older provide a great water show for the audience. It's always a pleasure to see amateurs who can perform at high skill levels.

Reviewed 2 November 2014
ThomasP682
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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343 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Skilled water skiers, very young, young and some older provide a great water show for the audience. It's always a pleasure to see amateurs who can perform at high skill levels.

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1 Thank ThomasP682
Englewood, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Do go - and with family, especially kids and friends. Great show, talent and hidden gem of Sarasota!!

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1 Thank twho
Sarasota
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53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014

This is so much fun to watch. It reminds me of when I was a kid and these shows were more common. Now it is very rare to see this on anywhere. Love it! Thank you!!!

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2 Thank SunglassExpressOptic
Sarasota, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

This ski show is a throw back to Old Florida entertainment. the skiers are talented and range in age from 4 years old to 60. The show is fast-paced and very professional. There is no admission and parking is free. If sitting in or climbing bleachers is uncomfortable, there is plenty of room for you to take your own chair... More 

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1 Thank GatorMom2008
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81 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Yes, they ask for donations but they show is awesome! And worth it...if you think it is. Live PA announcer, fast boats, daring stuns it is a must if you visit Mote or the SOS.

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1 Thank Taylor A
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82 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Free and fun ski show! These kids have talent! It's easy to get to, plenty of parking and free. The show we went to was a Sunday practice. It was quite crowded and seating is tight. Bring your own chairs, not much shade don't forget your sunblock!

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3 Thank Susan S
Goshen, Indiana
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93 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

What a privilege to enjoy this show - every Sunday afternoon at 2:00pm - FREE. Take a lawn chair or get there early enough to find a seat in the stands. These skiers are skilled and SO entertaining. You will be glad you went...even if you don't have kids!

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3 Thank Kendra C
Sarasota, Florida
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134 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

This is a must do when we get out of town visitors. Great show by the Ski a Rees at no cost and everyone enjoys it. Just go!

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1 Thank KateCMH
Sarasota, Florida
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014

What a blessing to have this available in Sarasota! The stunts are amazing and the view of the bay WOW . Excellent way to spend the afternoon. Snacks and non alcoholic beverages are available for purchase and we were told proceeds go to fund SkiARees. Go see a show you will be glad you did.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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118 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

This free waterski show is a fun thing to do on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Do bring sunscreen as you are sitting in the sun for an hour!. The kids are talented and energetic and put on a great show. Right at the Mote aquarium, so check that out as well. Though the show is free - bring a few... More 

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