News Releases

Official news releases of Realize Bradenton. If you would like more information about an event or story that you have seen on our website or social media, a photo, or would like to request an interview with someone from Realize Bradenton, please contact us contact us. We typically respond within a business day.

by on October 19, 2017

Howl’ween is a costume contest for pets in celebration of the fostering, adopting, and loving of animals.

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by on October 13, 2017

The grant from John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Donor Advised Fund of the Manatee Community Foundation to allow for community input regarding physical, public art, and programmatic opportunities for the Riverwalk expansion.

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by on October 02, 2017

New Additions to the Market include Kids in the Kitchen, Crafty Kids, and other special events

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by on August 23, 2017

Realize Bradenton, a nonprofit organization that brings people together, selected Ben Bakker to serve on their Board of Directors for a second three-year term. The Board of Directors promote redevelopment and economic growth in downtown Bradenton by transforming places, engaging people, and realizing possibilities.

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by on June 27, 2017

Long Table at the Station is a first-ever event featuring a 260-foot long table that spans an entire city block in a unique, outdoor urban setting surrounded by public art.

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by on May 24, 2017

The $59,000 grant allows Realize Bradenton to continue to attract and retain young talent to the Bradenton area.

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by on May 18, 2017

New Chair, Vice Chair, and Treasurer elected to serve three-year terms on Realize Bradenton’s Board of Directors.

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by on April 25, 2017

The free event includes book signings with a dozen local children’s book authors, live storytelling, hands-on lessons on how food grows, and other family activities.

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by on April 21, 2017

The website encourages residents and visitors to explore local history, public art, and to find authentic places to eat, shop, see, stay, and play in downtown Bradenton.

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by on April 19, 2017

The Bradenton Riverwalk comes alive on May 6, 2017, with a free, family-friendly event featuring live music, free craft beer tasting, food trucks, and local artisan vendors.

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