Welcome to a New Year and a new edition of St. Armands Magazine!
Within the pages of this fourteenth edition, of our annual publication, is a brief glimpse of what awaits you upon your visit to the "charmed Circle" in 2015!
There's always something happening so make sure to check out our exciting calendar of events. From Art Festivals to a wonderful family Halloween Event. A "tasting event" that's a gourmet delight! Spectacular car shows featuring everything from Fabulous Ferrari's, Posh Porsche's, Classic Corvettes, and Classic Antiques to the newest makes & models to grace the showroom floors!. And of course, you don't want to miss our most magical experience of all - "Holiday Night of Lights" - our holiday season extravaganza!!
A trip to St. Armands Circle is always a memorable one - whether it's your 1st time or your 100th time! Make sure to pick up one of our statue brochures and take a leisurely stroll on the self-guided "walking tour" of our beautiful statues, which are located throughout St. Armands Circle; and don't forget to take a walk around the "Circus Ring of Fame", which is located in the Circle Park. The "Ring" celebrates the legacy of our founder, circus magnate John Ringling, and our historical connection to the Circus and its numerous outstanding performers.
Set in a lush tropical island setting, only steps from the Gulf of Mexico, you're sure to relax and unwind and let your cares fade away. Whether shopping for trinkets & treasures, high fashion or home décor, gourmet snacks to candlelit feasts under the stars - you'll find it all on St. Armands Circle.
We are honored to have received another 4½ star rating, from TripAdvisor, and to be awarded the "Certificate of Excellence Award" for our continued standard of excellence. Of course, we are also proud to share that St. Armands Circle is one of only three high end shopping destinations, in the U.S., that produces its own exclusive magazine. Our magazine is circulated nationwide and reminds its readers of the uniqueness, charm, history and style that has made St. Armands world renowned. Visit our Web site, www.starmandscircleassoc.com, to stay in touch with all that is "uniquely St. Armands", throughout the year!
SO, I invite you to come and join us! As we celebrate our 89th year, our 138 merchants are committed to making your visit as memorable as it is rewarding. Visit for a day or stay for a lifetime; the St. Armands experience is one you won't soon forget. You'll discover, you won't have to travel far to find the world's treasures; they're all here on St. Armands Circle.
On behalf of all of the members of the St. Armands Circle Association, "Welcome to St. Armands - the Jewel of Sarasota!"
Diana M. Corrigan
St. Armands Circle Association