Bay Area friends, guess what? This weekend is going to be awesome! The weather is perfect, the people are partying and the fun is happening. Tampa Bay Beer Week is kicking off, and it's causing a ripple of bubbly greatness across the Bay. We've got a sweet lineup of things to keep you buzzing through the weekend. A couple festivals, a few concerts and a ton of smiles are in your future. And if you're a craft beer connoisseur, you're going to feel like a kid on Christmas this weekend (or maybe more accurately, a kid who snuck too much eggnog on Christmas). Check all the action below!

Date Night

These events will be the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your one-and-only. Pair the fun with an awesome St. Pete and Clearwater restaurants, and you're in like Flynn! 

WiLD Splash 2019

The biggest Spring Break party in the Bay is happening this weekend, WiLDSplash! Featured artists include Lil Baby, Plies and Kodak Black. General admission tickets are still available through ticket raids, which you can check out here

301 Drew St., Clearwater, FL, 33755. Phone 727-562-4800

2019 Taste of Pride

Taste of Pride is an event for the foodie, the beer connoisseur and the art enthusiast. Celebrate Pride through a unique culinary experience that offers something for everyone. Guests will also enjoy live entertainment and can get groovy on the dance floor. Tickets are $45 in advance. 

535 Fourth Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL, 33701. Phone (727) 892-520

Women Rock, The Florida Orchestra

Women Rock features the music of Carole King, Holly Knight, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Pat Benatar, Minnie Riperton, Heart, and Carly Simon. The performance honors these powerful female rockers and songwriters who changed rock and roll forever.

400 First Street South, Saint Petersburg, FL, 33701. Phone 727-892-5798

The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys are bringing good vibrations back to Clearwater after their sold out performances in 2015, 2016 and 2018. Original members Mike Love and Bruce Johnston bring a show of timeless hits in this epic one-night-only performance. Tickets are still available here

1111 N. McMullen Booth Rd., Clearwater, FL, 33759. Phone 727-791-7400


Perfect weather and delicious provisions means you can't go wrong heading to any of these events, especially if you're a beer buff. Get ready to eat and drink yourself into a delightful state of hoppy bliss. 

St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival

Come out to the 3rd annual seafood festival that delivers delicious local grub, drinks and entertainment. Enjoy live music by top Florida musicians like Mike Tozier, Caribbean Chillers and Nuthin’ Fancy while you look out at the beautiful views of downtown St. Pete and shop the local marketplace of artisans. Tickets are only $5.  









501 5th Av NE, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701. Phone 727-894-1000

2019 St. Peterburg Jazz Festival

You won't find food trucks, stadium seating or massive columns of speakers at the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival. What you will find is an intimate concert experience with pure sound quality and a great appreciation of the jazz artists performing. Concerts will be at the Palladium Theater. 

253 5th Ave N, Saint Petersburg, FL, 33701.

2019 Annual Craft Beer Fest in the Park

Come out to the weekend-long beer party awarded “Best of the Bay” for Craft Beer Fest! There will be 50 Florida breweries, live music, local food vendors, arts and crafts and much more. Admission is free! 

51 Main St, Dunedin FL , 34698. Phone (727) 235-7359


For you active bodies out there, this section is for you! Get moving! 

2019 Annual Skyway 10K

The Sunshine Skyway 10K Bridge Run is the only annual bridge run across the iconic Bob Graham Sunshine Skyway Bridge. The Skyway 10K benefits the Armed Forces Families Foundation, with 100 percent of all registration fees supporting military families. Last year the race raised $560,000! 

1 Tropicana Dr., Saint Petersburg, FL, 33705.

Take the Kids

Kids just wanna have fun! Bring the little ones along to these events and make it a family-fun day. 

Sierra Hull at Capitol Theatre

Join Sierra Hull at the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater. This will be a fun night for everyone of all ages to hang out around some easy-listening Bluegrass and a great atmosphere.

405 Cleveland Street, Clearwater, FL, 33755. Phone 727-791-7400

Friends of the Safety Harbor Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Safety Harbor Public Library are holding a book sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All genres of books in good condition will be available, plus DVDs, music CDs, and more. Most items cost only $1! Proceeds benefit the library. Bring your little book worms along! 

101 2nd St N, Safety Harbor, FL, 34695. Phone (727) 724-1525
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