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Sarasota Singles Society

The Sun Coast Area's premier singles social, cultural, special event, and travel club. The Sarasota Singles Society elevates the traditional methods for meeting singles.

 
Members gather comfortably at exclusive, elegant private clubs, the area's top restaurants, and at a diverse array of exciting special events.  A wonderful way to make new friends, enjoy an active and fulfilling social life, find compatible
travel companions, network for your business, or perhaps meet a new romantic interest.

 
The SARASOTA SINGLES SOCIETY takes the process of meeting singles to a new level by providing a means for quality single men and women from Sarasota and the surrounding area to meet through socializing with other singles while savoring the pleasures of fine dining, extraordinary special events and amazing travel opportunities.
 
 
Our concept provides the perfect alternative to online dating or the typical bar scene.  There is no comparison to meeting a number of quality singles in person at an upscale social event.  We are all unique and comprised of many facets.  The entire person as a whole, and how they present themselves, is what either creates that magic when you meet someone, or not.  It is hard to imagine how a computer or another person can possibly determine who your perfect match might be.
 
 
Our upscale social events offer a comfortable, natural setting which puts people at ease and allows them to be themselves.  Hosts are on hand at every event to greet guests as they arrive and make certain they are connecting and involved throughout the evening.  It is amazing to see how people immediately start conversing and comingling when placed in a normal social setting. 
 
 
We have a wonderful core group of members who are very welcoming.  You will be in the company of others in the same situation when arriving, as we have new guests, as well as new members, joining us for the first time at every event.  There will be a different mix of people at each event, so you never know who you might meet! 
 
 
The SARASOTA SINGLES SOCIETY offers a far more natural, respectable, and safe way for people to meet.  Not just for romantic interests, but connecting and developing relationships within a comfortable community of friends who have wonderful opportunities to socialize together and do those things singles would otherwise not be able to do.  This is especially true for those recently relocated to the area, or someone who has just lost their life partner.    
 
 
Although not promoted as a dating entity, many people have now met through attending our events and are experiencing the joy of having that special someone in their lives. 
  
      
Famed novelist Charlotte Bronte wisely wrote "Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste." If you are looking for a way to share some happiness with friends who, like you, enjoy the things that make life fun and create a more fulfilling life - join us!

Variety Is The Spice Of Life

THE SARASOTA SINGLES SOCIETY OFFERS A CONSTANT VARIETY OF SOCIAL AND CULTURAL OPPORTUNITIES.

A different mix of exciting social and cultural events is offered to fit everyone's interests.  You will have a broad variety of events to select from, such as parties for most holidays and special days of the year.   There are themed evenings, music venues, dinner dances, theatre parties, wine tastings, brunches, boat trips, beach parties, sports events and more.  Get your social calendar out as you view the tempting array of fabulous events on the Event Calendar that are already arranged for you.  Start making plans! 
 
 
 

"Club Hopping!"

THE SARASOTA SINGLES SOCIETY HAS BEEN ENJOYING THE OPPORTUNITY TO FREQUENTLY EXPERIENCE THE AREA'S MOST PRESTIGIOUS AND EXCLUSIVE CLUBS.
 
Join us as we open the doors to the area's most prestigious clubs for a variety of events.
 
Having enjoyed many wonderful parties and gatherings at the Sarasota Yacht Club previously, we have now also shared great times at the University Park Country Club, the Bird Key Yacht Club, the Sara Bay Country Club, and the Founder's Golf Club.  
 
Put December 16th, 2014, on your calendar!  Our holiday party will be held, once again, at the Sarasota Yacht Club.  With all the boats in the marina decked out for the holidays and the exquisite decorations in the clubhouse, it will be a magical evening! 
 
 
  
 
 
Join us at the very elegant Lakewood Ranch Country Club for our Valentine Dinner Dance, February 13, 2015.
 
For further information regarding these exciting event please click on Events to take you to our Calendar of Events.
 
 

Themed and Holiday Parties

AS WE INTEND TO CELEBRATE LIFE, YOU WILL FIND THAT WE HAVE PARTIES TO CELEBRATE MANY OF THE SPECIAL DAYS OF THE YEAR.
 
We have enjoyed a New Year's celebration, Valentine Party, Mardi Gras, Kentucky Derby Party, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, Sunset Cruise in honor of Memorial Day, Bastille Day celebration, a Beach Party to commemorate the 4th of July, a Sunset Dinner Cruise in honor of Labor Day, an Oktoberfest and a Gloria Musicae concert, "In Thanksgiving."
 
Now we are looking forward to a magical holiday party at the Sarasota Yacht Club and a romantic Valentine Dinner Dance at the Lakewood Ranch Country Club.
 
 

 Tour of the Arts

LIVING IN AN ABSOLUTE MECCA FOR THE ARTS, THE SARASOTA SINGLES SOCIETY HAS BEEN HONORED TO HOST EXTRAORDINARY OPPORTUNITIES TO EXPERIENCE THE CULTURAL TREASURES THAT SURROUND US.
 
In September, we were very honored to enjoy exclusive use of the Sarasota Opera House for the evening.  After being treated to a most interesting private backstage tour of this famed historic gem, we then enjoyed a catered cocktail party in their club lounge.
 
An exceptional evening in October found a group of us at a "Soiree" in a private residence.  Following a cocktail reception, we were entertained by an amazingly talented, 12 year old world renowned violinist, as guests of the Artist Series Concerts.
 
On November 15th, we had a smashing theatre party at the Asolo Repertory Theatre. A private backstage tour earlier in the day included up close and personal viewing of the sets for that night's performance of South Pacific.   With exclusive use of the mezzanine, we hosted a pre-show cocktail reception.  Our premier seats allowed for a panoramic view as we were dazzled by the spectacular production of South Pacific in the jewel box Asolo Repertory Theatre.
 
A stunning performance by Gloria Musicae, "In Thanksgiving," followed at the Sarasota Opera House on November 23rd.  With exclusive use, an elegant reception in the private Club Lounge featured delicious "Thanksgiving-ish" hors d'oeuvres catered by Duval's.  A perfect beginning to our holiday celebrations.  
 
We look forward, in the new year, to behind the scene tours along with receptions, of the amazing facilities at The Ringling and the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.  We also have invitations to attend live performances together from our own block of seats with receptions or dinners included.
 
So much to look forward to!
 
  
For further details and information about these as well as other exciting upcoming events, please visit our Calendar of Events by clicking on Events.
 
 
 

Adventurous Excursions! 

AS WE EASE INTO THE NEW YEAR, WE WILL BE ADDING SOME ADVENTUROUS EXCURSIONS TO EXPLORE AREAS AND PLACES OF INTEREST NEARBY.
 
In the works are exciting forays outside our immediate area such as an excursion to Key West via the hydrofoil to enjoy a Seafood Festival, the Murder Mystery Dinner Train departing from Ft. Myers and a Mystery Excursion where we board a motor coach and head to a surprise destination.  
 
 

Sarasota Singles Society Launches Group Travel! 

AS WE HAVE GROWN INTO A COMMUNITY OF FRIENDS, THE SARASOTA SINGLES SOCIETY IS NOW EXPANDING ITS HORIZONS BY OFFERING EVEN MORE LIFE-ENRICHING OPPORTUNITIES AND BONDING EXPERIENCES BY TRAVELING AS A GROUP BOTH NEAR AND FAR. 
 
"With travel, our minds become more curious, our hearts more powerful, and our spirits more joyous.  And once the mind is stretched like that, it can never return to its original state." ~ 1000 Places To See Before You Die  ~ Patricia Schultz
 
 
New Year's Caribbean Cruise!

THE SARASOTA SINGLES SOCIETY SETS SAIL ON THE CARIBBEAN FOR AN INCREDIBLE CELEBRATION OF THE NEW YEAR.
 
We depart on December 30th for a Western Caribbean Cruise.  New Year's Eve will be celebrated in grand style at sea!  Awakening to the new year in Cozumel, Mexico, will be a perfect way to begin 2015.  After the rush of the season we can relax and enjoy the New Year amongst friends.
  
 
 
 
 
 

"The Enchanting Rhine"

OUR FIRST SARASOTA SINGLES SOCIETY GROUP RIVER CRUISE DEPARTS BASEL, SWITZERLAND, APRIL 20, 2015, ONBOARD THE AMACERTO, ONE OF THE NEWEST AND FINEST SHIPS AMA WATERWAYS HAS TO OFFER.
 
 
 
We are off to Europe for our first amazing river cruise!  Our cruise, "The Enchanting Rhine," sails from Basel on April 20th, 2015.  Cruising along the picturesque Rhine River, we will enjoy views of fairy-tale castles, cathedrals, vineyards, quaint villages and other captivating sights from our cabins as well as the sundeck, restaurants, lounge, etc.
 
The ports will be charming old-world cities throughout Switzerland, Germany, France and Holland.  Our final destination will be Amsterdam, arriving at the peak of the tulip season with millions of tulips in full bloom!
 
Join us for an amazing opportunity to experience this fabulous trip with other singles from the Suncoast area.  For full details of our journey onboard the elegant AmaCerto, please click on Rhine River Cruise.
 
 
 
South African Safari!

FOR OUR MORE ADVENTUROUS MEMBERS - THE SARASOTA SINGLES SOCIETY IS GOING ON SAFARI !!  WE BEGIN OUR JOURNEY IN CAPE TOWN ON AUGUST 26TH, 2015, AND HEAD FOR THE BUSH COUNTRY ON SEPTEMBER 2ND, FOR OUR SAFARI.   
 
 
 
 
A world-class adventure awaits us in South Africa.  For many, going on safari is a life-changing experience.  Having friends to share this once in a lifetime experience makes for the most memorable time imaginable. 
 
We will go on a morning safari and experience the incredible sky at sunrise as we observe the animals in the wild emerging for the day.  An evening safari gives us the opportunity to experience their incomparable sunset and the animals preparing for the night.
 
For the most adventuresome, the safari on elephant-back will be the highlight of this adventure of a lifetime!
 
As we are accustomed to comfort, a special amenity to be enjoyed on this trip will be having our own private rooms throughout the entire journey, without paying a single supplement.
 
Join us as we go on safari!  Please click on SSS Travels for further details and information. 
 


We will offer you the world!!

 
No more solo travel or waiting for that special someone to come along - start planning your global travels now!  
 

The pathway is better when traveled together...


JOIN SARASOTA SINGLES SOCIETY BECAUSE YOUR TIME AND YOUR HEART MATTER!

Now enjoying our 2nd year in the Sarasota area, this innovative concept has been an extremely popular and successful way for singles to meet. 

Although fairly new to this area, this concept was shared by Carol and Harold Erickson who founded "The Single Gourmet Dining and Travel Club" in Chicago and watched it grow to 1200 members.  After 27 years of hosting events and helping scores of singles create life-long relationships in Chicago, they have now become full time residents of Sarasota.  The Ericksons join us as mentors, as well as seasoned hosts, at each of our events.
 
JOIN the SARASOTA SINGLES SOCIETY and celebrate life!  Your social calendar will soon be filled with opportunities to enjoy endless special times and memorable occasions with your new circle of friends.

Life has more color and intensity when shared...