Shop and Dine!

December 1, 2014

Woman-ShoppingBring in any store receipt from your holiday shopping and receive $10 off your purchase of $25 or $20 off your purchase of $50 while dining at any one of our three waterfront restaurants.

Shop and Dine is a special holiday promotion valid through December 24th.  So after running around getting gifts for everyone on your list, treat yourself to a little gift and join us for lunch or dinner. Simply show your receipt to your server and we will take care of the rest. One receipt per table please and gratuity is not included.

xmaspineaveAnna Maria Holiday of Treasures…a city-wide yuletide….snow… in Anna Maria?!?!?!?! The businesses and merchants of Anna Maria invite you to their Holiday Open House on Friday, December 12th from 5:00-8:00pm.  Ride the free Anna Maria Island Trolley or catch the free hay ride from CrossPointe Fellowship Church to this family fun event! Come stroll along Gulf Drive, Pine Avenue and North Bay Boulevard and enjoy music, special performances, small bites and refreshments at the shops along the way.

Take in the holiday lights and décor, then you may vote on your favorite holiday decorations. Bingo games for prizes will be played and watch the angelic Roser Children’s Choir, “Joyful Noise” perform in the Historical Park at 402 Pine Avenue at 6pm. And what would an Anna Maria Island holiday open house be without the one and only, Santa Claus? The man in the red suit will be at the Sun Newspaper at 9801 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria which is a great opportunity for a photo and those last minute gift requests we have!

Christmas on Bridge Street

December 2, 2014

Christmas on Bridge Street to Benefit Local Food Banks Christmas on Bridge Street and The Cortez Yacht Club Lighted Boat Parade Bridge Street will be changed from its normal tropical paradise into a Winter Wonderland on Saturday, December 13 from 4 pm-8 pm. Come to this family fun event where there will be snow, a […]

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Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest

December 2, 2014

Do you have an Ugly Holiday Sweater? Well, now is your chance to make it pay off! Mar Vista has teamed up with Gold Coast Eagle for the first ever Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest. So pull out that sweater you think will get you one of the fabulous prizes in our contest! Join us at […]

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Shop Our Online Store

December 2, 2014

Order $50 or more from our online retail store and receive a free beach bag! Visit our online store at beachstore.groupersandwich.com and get all your holiday shopping done! The beach bag is yours to keep. The bags are a mesh material and perfect size for all your gear or getting groceries from the store. They are embossed with the restaurant’s […]

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Mar Vista’s New Dock – Now Open!

December 1, 2014

Iconic waterfront restaurant, Mar Vista Dockside, which has been nestled on the bayside of North Longboat Key since 1912, recently unveiled it’s new 14 slip dock. The restaurant, one of the twelve oldest surviving structures on Longboat Key, began renovations on the dock roughly eight weeks ago to expand the structure by 28 feet and […]

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