Fear not my fellow fun-seekers! Your search for the perfect weekend plans can stop right here. You'll have way too much fun (is that even possible?) with these things to do in St. Pete and Clearwater! There are several markets and under-the-stars shopping experiences waiting for you around St. Pete

And for all you art-appreciators out there, this list is packed with things to do in St. Pete and Clearwater you'll love! Oh yea, there's also a cupcake contest that needs voters (looking at you Mr. and Mrs. Sweet-tooth). Whatever kind of events in St. Pete and Clearwater you're looking to spend your precious weekend at, we've got you covered! Cheers! 

Royal Palm Market

This weekly night market is located right next to Intermezzo Coffee & Cocktails and features local artists, local boutiques, handmade goods, leather goods, wood-burning, clothing & accessories, specialty dog treat vendors, soaps, candles and so much more! Bring the whole family (including the fur babies!) to this free, weekly event.

1111 Central Avenue, Saint Petersburg, FL, 33705. Phone (727) 342-0156

Musical Bingo Nation at Flying Boat St Pete - 8/1

Test your musical knowledge at a booze-fueled bingo game at Flying Boat Brewing Co.! It's the same concept as regular bingo, but the numbers are replaced with song titles and artists. Each game consists of different rounds with decades, genres and themes. It's a jammin' blast! 

1776 11th Ave N, St Petersburg, FL, 33713. Phone 2028342976

August First Friday | End of Summer Bash

It's First Friday in St. Pete! Wander among the 15+ vendors and restaurants around the block serving up awesome food and drink specials. 

Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701. Phone 7274909835

ArtGecko Show in Gulfport during GeckoSeason

Larger-than-life geckos get a center stage spot at a live auction during this year's GeckoBall. You can see these works of art early at this unveiling and opening reception! 

5501 27th Ave. S., Gulfport, FL, 33707. Phone 727-893-1070

Pup Active Rescue Dog Yoga

Do beginners yoga while SPCA adoptable pups roam, snuggle and play; then stick around for coffee or tea from Grassroots Kava House. Get your tickets in advance, as they are limited! 

957 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg, FL, 33705. Phone (727) 220-3041

St. Pete Indie Flea - March Street Market

It's everyone's favorite monthly market! Shop around 100+ artisans and vendors, food trucks, and mobile shops. Don't forget to sip while you shop-- Green Bench Brewing has the best brews!  

1134 1st Ave N., St. Petersburg, FL, 33705. Phone (727) 800-9836

Tampa's Comic Bar Crawl (Storming Area 51)

Although this one is across the Bay, we didn't want you to miss out! Come out and hang with fellow superhero lovers after a day at Tampa Bay Comic Con! Make sure you're dressed to save the world (or destroy it). In celebration of all the Area 51 talk happening recently, you might expect to see some aliens at this crawl. The crawl starts at American Social and visits four different bars, where you'll get tipsy with free shots, beer, and awesome games! 

601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone 813-605-3333

First Friday Mixer - Downtown St. Pete

Attention social butterflies! You don't want to miss this opportunity to meet positive, like-minded people to add to your network. Admission is free, but bring $20 if you want to eat and drink! 

25 2nd Street North, Saint Petersburg, FL, 33701. Phone (727) 220-0950

9th Annual Great St. Pete Cupcake Contest

The Morean Arts Center wants you to compete in a city-wide search for St. Petersburg’s best cupcake! Admission is $7 and you'll get seven ballots to cast your votes for people's choice! 

420 22nd St S, Saint Petersburg, FL, 33712. Phone (727) 821-7162

The Picture Gallery: Ink on Skin

The Dunedin History Museum will transform into a showcase celebrating the art of the tattoo! There will be live models and artists, special entertainment, refreshments, and more. Tickets are $25. 

349 Main St, Dunedin, FL, 34698. Phone (727) 736-1176
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