What’s Happening in Clearwater this weekend? May 3-5

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Clearwater Beach Taste Fest
When: May 3, 2019 6PM-9PM
Where: Clearwater Beach
Cost: Taste Fest tickets are available online or at the gate priced from $6 – $35
Info: The 10th Annual Clearwater Beach Taste Fest will be held on Clearwater Beach, named TripAdvisor’s 2019 #1 Beach in America for the second year in a row! Clearwater Beach will host this scrumptious event at the newly renovated and iconic Pier 60 Park from 6-9pm Friday May 3rd. This event will feature tastings from over 30 participating restaurants, wine & craft beer, live entertainment by C’Nergy and Fireworks right after the sun sets.

Indigo Girls
When: May 3, 2019 8PM
Where: Ruth Ekerd Hall at 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater
Cost: $38.25
Info: GRAMMY®-Award winning, platinum selling iconic folk duo Indigo Girls return with their small band to Ruth Eckerd Hall for the first time since 2013! After 30 years & selling over 14 million records, they are still going strong! Amy Ray & Emily Saliers are the only duo with top 40 titles on the Billboard 200 in the ’80s, ’90s, ’00s and ’10s.

American Stage in the Park: Mamma Mia!
When: April 10 – May 12 (on select nights)
Where: Demens Landing Park
Cost: *bring your own chair or blanket Wed, Thurs, Sun – $20 (advance)/$30 (at the gate) Fri & Sat – $25 (advance)/$35 (at the gate) Children 6 and under are free.
Info: Grab a blanket and your friends for an evening of live theater under the stars! American Stage in the Park brings comedies & modern musicals to Demens Landing Park in St. Pete each spring. This year, watch the enchanting tale of love, laughter, family, and friendship as they present Mamma Mia! on select nights From April 10 – May 12.

Dreams of Dali Virtual Reality Experience
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.

First Friday St. Pete
Celebrate every First Friday of the month in St. Pete with a free block party complete with live music and dancing! The action goes down between 2nd and 3rd streets on Central Ave. from 5:30-10 p.m.

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.

Spring King of the Beach Fishing Tournament
The oldest and richest Kingfish tournament in the United States comes to Madeira Beach twice every year in the Spring & Fall when the Kings are running on Florida’s west coast. If you fish for Smoker Kings, you should be fishing the 26th Annual Old Salt SPRING King of the Beach Kingfish Tournament, happening May 2 – 4. The total purse is $225,000 with 1st place winning $60,000. This 3 day event kicks things off on Thursday with the Captains Meeting and goes through Saturday, when anglers will weigh-in their prize catches and claim their awards. Bring the kids out to the waterfront party on Friday where they can get in on the action during the Kids Fishing Slam!

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.

St. Pete Beach Beer Festival
When: May 4, 2019
Where: 7701 Boca Ciega Dr., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Cost: Admission includes a commemorative Craft Beer Festival tasting cup, complimentary valet parking, water, and DJ.  Buy tickets here.
Info: More than 50 beers from National and Local craft breweries will be available for your sampling pleasure when you attend the 2019 St Pete Beach Beer. Set directly on the intracoastal waterway of St Pete Beach; enjoy tasting some of the best craft beers while enjoying the incredible waterside setting. In addition, there will be food, a brewing demonstration throughout the event, and various beers to sample from Tampa bay area homebrew clubs and award best of the beach.

Cinco De Mayo in Downtown Dunedin
May 5, 2019
Where: 365 Main St., Dunedin, FL 34698Cost: Free
Info: Every year, Casa Tina blocks off Dunedin’s Main Street for their annual Cinco de Mayo fiesta! Visiting artists, direct from Mexico, join the celebration to perform traditional song and dance and sell beautiful folkloric handcrafts. Enjoy delicious Mexican food prepared by Casa Tina. Mariachi music fills the air, colorful dancers grace the stage, and salsa lessons begin to prep the crowd for the upcoming dance party. This event is free to attend and is from 7 – 11 p.m.

Safety Harbor Farmer’s Market on Main
When:May. 5, 2019 – 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: May. 5, 2019 – 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.

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