Hey friends! Use this list of things to do in St. Pete and Clearwater as a map to lead you to a great weekend! We've got the best of the best listed for you, all you've got to do is choose your favorite (which, admittedly might be a little tricky with all these options). Whether that's a beer and wine festival, a stand-up (or "sit-down"-- good one Chelsea) comedy show, or a fun run with the kiddos, there's something going on for every fun-seeker in St. Pete and Clearwater this weekend. And, if you're looking for a fancy night out, put on your best and cross the bridge to visit The Florida Aquarium in Tampa for their epic annual fundraiser, SeaGrapes. After all, who wouldn't want to mix and mingle with underwater friends and sip on fine wine? Yea, that's what we thought.
So, whatever kind of fun you and your crew are trying to have this weekend, there are plenty of things to do in St. Pete and Clearwater to satisfy your quest for good times. Cheers!
Bring a Date
Save sea life while you enjoy an evening of delicious food and wine at SeaGrapes, the signature fundraiser for The Florida Aquarium. The event features more than 100 types of wine and foods from local restaurants that you'll enjoy while strolling through the aquarium. The best part -- 100% of the proceeds from your ticket purchase supports conservation programs. General admission is $100 and VIP admission (with early access and extra special treatment) is $250. Get your tickets now!
#1 New York Times bestselling author, Chelsea Handler, is back with her first book in five years and her first memoir: Life Will Be The Death of Me. It is next-level Chelsea Handler: disarmingly honest and riotously funny, but also emotionally true and…truly inspiring. Come see the comedian discuss stories from her new book! Each ticket gets you into the show and a copy of Life Will Be The Death of Me.
GRAMMY®-nominated, multi-platinum selling top comedian and actor Larry the Cable Guy returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall for the first time since a sold-out 2013 show! See Larry "git-r-done" for a night of laughs and one-of-a-kind entertainment! Tickets are still available.
Jonas Blue is coming to Beach House Sundays, the largest weekly electronic music event on the Gulf. DJ's From around the globe perform on a stage right over the Gulf of Mexico, and this Sunday the star of the show is Jonas. Relax on the private beaches or poolside in a cabana then dance the night away on the tiki stage! Jonas Blue will be on stage at 8:30 P.M. Get your tickets now for a night you won't forget.
Join hundreds of fellow connoisseurs in tasting delicious beer, wine and food from leading local breweries, bars and restaurants! All proceeds will benefit the production, placement, and maintenance of lending libraries for children in the area. Tickets are only $25!
The 3rd Annual St. Pete Taco and Beer Fiesta is bringing spicy back for a day of delicious food and great times! All the gourmet food trucks will be serving South American-inspired dishes as well as their normal cuisine. Adult beverages will be available for purchase, and the first 300 people will get a free sombrero! Best part? Admission is free!
Browse a colorful and tempting array of produce and ready-to-eat foodstuffs at this weekly community farmers' market with more than 120 vendors. The Saturday Morning Market is the largest outdoor fresh market in the southeastern U.S.! Expect artisan jewelry, art, body care products and clothes as well as delicious, fresh food!
The biggest show of the summer returns! Grow Financial presents the 97X BBQ Music and Arts Festival, Saturday, May 18th in Coachman Park in Clearwater! Musical acts featuring Taking Back Sunday, Blue October, Grandson and much more. It will be a full day of music plus a celebration of the arts with live paintings and art installations! You can bring the kids too!
Bring the Kids
Let the kiddos loose to burn some energy and celebrate the ending of the school year! This Fun Day will have free food for the first 100 people, face painting, games, balloons, interactive DJ and more! Yippee!
Join us on Saturday, May 18, 2019, for the 6th Annual Run for All Children benefiting Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital! The starting line for the 10k, 5k, and 1 mile fun run will be in front of the hospital and will end at Poynter Park downtown St. Petersburg where there will be a post-race celebration and award ceremony!