St. Pete Saturday Morning Market
When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday
Where: 350 2nd Ave N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Info: This is the largest weekly fresh market in the Southeast U.S. serving around 10,000 customers a week with its 130 vendors offering everything from fresh produce to homemade soaps to ready to eat food from 15 different nationalities. The market, which is free to enter, runs from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday at Al Lang Stadium in downtown St. Pete. If you’re looking for an authentic St. Pete experience, hit up this staple of the community.
Friday Night Clay at Morean Center for Clay
When: May. 31, 2019 – Dec. 27, 2019
Where: 420 22nd St S, St. Pete, FL 33701
Info: Spend your Friday evening playing in clay at the Moeran Center for Clay! Be prepared to get dirty for two hours from 7-9 p.m. of wheel throwing and hand building. Bring a towel, your favorite beverage, and a group of friends or a date for a fun get-together. You’ll get to select your favorite piece at the end of the night and they will bisque and glaze it for you to bring home. Purchase your tickets for $25 online today.
Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival
When: June 21, 2019 – June 22, 2019 (Daily)
Where: 271 Main St., Dunedin, FL 34698
Info: Enjoy the sunshine and meander through downtown Dunedin’s Main Street at this annual craft festival. Meet some of the country’s finest artists and crafters with products all handmade in America. Ceramic planters, functional pottery, hair accessories, handmade one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and an expansive Green Market offers something for every taste & budget. A free and fun activity for art lovers of all ages!
When: June 1, 2019 – November 3, 2019
Where: 301 Drew Street, Clearwater, FL 33755
Info: Explore 15,000 sq feet of vintage treasure finds at this monthly market in St. Pete! This true vendor-run market has an amazing variety and selection of vintage items unlike anywhere else. Grab your next vintage find the first weekend of each month from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday at 2200 2nd Ave S in St. Pete.
St. Pete Second Saturday Artwalk
When: Jun. 8, 2019 – Dec. 14, 2019
Where: 2955 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Info: Take in the St. Pete arts scene after hours as more than 40 galleries and studios spanning across five different arts districts stay open late, including local favorites like Duncan McClellan Glass and Morean Arts Center. Free trolleys run throughout the city’s five districts to get you around during the 5-9 p.m. event. For a complete list of participating galleries and a map, visit stpeteartsalliance.org
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
When: Jun. 19, 2019 – Jun. 30, 2019
Where: 163 3rd Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Info: Considered one of the all-time great American plays, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterwork lays bare what we all know to be true: the ardor of familial love cannot always protect you. What begins as an ordinary summer day at the Connecticut home of the Tyrone family morphs into a night filled with foggy, drink-laced demons. Long-buried secrets are revealed which once exposed cannot be ignored. A long-revered showcase for tour-de-force performances, ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ is a compassionately brutal look at the devastating impact of addiction and one family’s struggle to fight for love itself. This play is running on select nights now through June 30th.
LGBTQ+ St. Pete Pride Parade
When: June 22, 2019
Where: 400 Bay Shore Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Info: The 17th annual St. Pete Pride Parade promises to continue to show the state all the beautiful colors of our diverse community! The parade crawls along the waterfront of St. Pete, with 5,000 people swishing and sauntering along Downtown St Pete’s Bayshore Dr in a dazzling array of sequins, beads, leathers and feathers, with more than 200,000 people cheering them on.Keep the party going after the parade with a FREE concert in North Straub Park featuring Rita Ora!
Safety Harbor’s 3rd Friday Music Series
When: Jun. 21, 2019 – Dec. 20, 2019
Monthly on the third Friday
Where: Safety Harbor, Safety Harbor, FL 34695
Info: Head to Safety Harbor the third Friday of each month for an evening of live music, shopping, and dining. Main Street closes off between 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. and is lined with live bands, vendors featuring arts, crafts, and food, and local businesses and restaurants open late for your enjoyment. The best part, it’s free!
Splash & Dash Youth Biathlon
When: June 22, 2019
Where: 7701 Boca Ciega Dr., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Info: Join the St. Pete Beach Recreation Departments Inaugural SPLASH & DASH youth biathlon on June 22nd! Kids ages 6-15 are encouraged to join, all racers will receive a free swim cap and goody bag. Sign up today and join us for a fun, fit and active day on St. Pete Beach! All participants must be able to swim independently.
St. Pete Street Food & Craft Beer Fest
When: June 21, 2019
Where: 480 Bayshore Dr. SE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Info: Rally over to Albert Whitted Park in St. Pete for the annual St. Pete Street Food & Craft Beer Festival! More than 20 food trucks will be dishing out street food inspired dishes in addition to their normal cuisine. There will be live music, drinks, games for the kids, and more fun for the whole family! This food truck rally is going down from 6 pm – 11 pm.
St. Pete Pride SP2 Concert
When: June 21, 2019
Where: 2600 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Info: Get ready to dance in the streets at this year’s annual outdoor concert featuring Lisa Loeb! Donations are encouraged at the entrance as proceeds will benefit the St. Pete Pride Community Grants Program. Pop-up bars will be stationed at the event with beverages to keep you cool as the concert heats up the night from 6-10 p.m. VIP tickets are available for $50.
St. Pete Road Runners Beach Series
When: June 21, 2019
Where: 809 Gulf Way, Pass-A-Grille, FL 33706
Info: Join the largest beach race in the area with a 5K on beautiful St. Pete Beach. Races start at 7 p.m. and take place entirely in the sand, starting near The Hurricane Restaurant in Pass-A-Grille. Register online now and receive an early bird discount. Stay for the after party for all participants including a free buffet from Hurricane Restaurant, drinks, a live DJ and a spectacular sunset. The free kids 200m fun run starts at 6:30 p.m., just before the 5K race.
Free Yoga at Sundial St. Pete
When: Jun. 15, 2019 – Dec. 21, 2019
Where: 153 2nd Ave N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Info: For the love of yoga! Head to the courtyard at Sundial St. Pete for the largest FREE outdoor yoga event each third Saturday of the month. Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. and the yoga session will begin at 9 a.m.
When: Now – July 28, 2019
Where: 255 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Cost: $20.00 adults $15.00 seniors
Info:Dreamy landscapes and luscious still life paintings from one of the world’s greatest private collections join together in A Feast for the Eyes: European Masterpieces from the Grasset Collection. This stunning exhibition will be on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Pete from March 23 through July 28, 2019. The exhibition features 40 of the finest Old Master paintings by artists from the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, and Germany -including Jan Brueghel the Elder and Canaletto, one of the greatest view painters of all time represented here with an iconic view of Venice.The works span from 1600 to 1750. The collection is on loan from the Grasset family of Spain, whose patriarch assembled this group of masterpieces.
When: Now – Jun. 30, 2019
Weekly on Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
Where: 331 Cleveland St., Clearwater, FL 33755
Cost: This exhibit is free and runs through June 30, 2019.
The hours are:
Wednesdays & Thursdays: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Fridays: 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturdays & Sundays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Info: Enjoy the remarkable marriage of art and technology in Dreams of Dali, a virtual reality pop up exhibition in downtown Clearwater’s Second Century Studios. This immersive experience will transport you into Salvador Dalí’s surrealist painting Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet’s “Angelus.” Come get a sneak peek of the fantastical and surreal experiences The Dalí Museum has to offer as you go inside – and beyond – one of Salvador Dalí’s masterpieces.
Moonlight Canopy Tours
When: May 17, 2019 – Dec 14, 2019
Where: 423 Lafayette Blvd, Oldsmar, FL 34677
Info:Are you ready to experience Tampa Bay’s Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve after dark and from 70 feet off the ground? In these Moonlight Canopy Tours, you’ll glide into the unknown on a zip line and experience the nocturnal life of Tampa Bay. For two hours, you’ll traverse all 5 zip lines in the preserve as well as walk the 200 foot suspension bridge, otherwise known as the “Flight of the Osprey” bridge. To reserve this one of a kind experience, call (813) 448-5635.
Friday Nights at the St. Pete Shuffleboard Club
It’s not just for the older generation anymore! Join the fun at the world’s largest shuffleboard club to see why this pastime has regained its popularity in the Sunshine City. Free every Friday night from 7-11 p.m., locals and visitors alike flock to this private recreational club. If you’re not sure how to play, have no fear as volunteers are on hand to give you a lesson or two. Bring your own snacks and beverages – local craft beers tend to be a popular choice. There’s often live music or a DJ on-site to keep you shufflin’. Children are welcome and so are well behaved dogs.
Dunedin Food Tour
When: Tours available every Saturday from 1 pm – 4 pm.
Where: Dunedin, FL
Cost:Limited tickets available, book your tour now.
Info:Craft beer enthusiasts, upscale fine dining, Florida casual… there’s a tour for everyone! Experience the food and beer scene in Dunedin during a 3 hour walking tour that will offer you the opportunity to meet the chefs and owners of one of a kind restaurants, breweries and shops.
Safety Harbor Farmer’s Market on Main
When: Now – Dec. 29, 2019
Weekly on Sundays
Info: Start your Sunday with open-air shopping in the park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring your grocery list to stock up on fruits and vegetables, plus specialty foods like meats, cheeses, desserts, bread and more. You’ll also find vibrant crafts and artwork.
Sunday Z-Brunch at Castile Restaurant
When: Now – Dec. 29, 2019
Weekly on Sundays
Where: 3701 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Info: Savor a Mediterranean-inspired Easter brunch buffet featuring breakfast specialties, seafood stations, sushi, carving stations, bottomless mimosas and so much more! Enjoy beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway in St. Pete Beach, with indoor and outdoor seating options available.
Yoga on Tap at Green Bench Brewing
When: Now – Oct. 13, 2019
Monthly on the second Sunday
Where: 1133 Baum Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Info: Do a little downward dog before you down a cold craft brew! Get your workout on in the Green Bench Brewing beer garden at 11 a.m. on the second Sunday of each month led by The Body Electric Yoga Company. This one hour class is $5 for members in advance or $15 at the door or $10 if you pre-register online.
Gulfport Art & Gallery Walk
When: May. 18, 2019 – Dec. 21, 2019
Where: Beach Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
Info: Feel the funky beat and shop for unique treasures during this bi-monthly event held in downtown Gulfport from 6-10 p.m. every first Friday and third Saturday. Over 35 locally owned boutiques and artists line the streets along with live musicians to keep you movin’. Don’t miss the opportunity to dine at one of the area’s delicious restaurants or belly up to the bar for a cocktail or two.