Now that the weather is better, it’s time to get out and about this weekend! Head to some of the coolest events in the 727area for a weekend to remember!


St. Pete Beach Bikefest 2018

Starting Wednesday night, St. Pete Beach Bikefest begins at Tradewinds Island Grand Resort and doesn’t end until late into Sunday evening. The party will be rockin' all weekend long with Sister Hazel on Thursday, Travis Tritt on Friday, and 38 Special on Saturday to perform for the rowdy crowd! Grab your hog, your partner in crime and all of your energy for the biggest biker beach bash in the area!


Oozefest III

Oozefest brings the cheesiest, gooiest and most delicious cheesy dishes to Downtown St. Pete this Friday night. Grab a grilled cheese or giant mozzarella stick and enjoy all the things that your vegan and lactose-free friends can't. Some of Tampa Bay’s best food trucks are on the lineup including I WANNA WOK, The Melt Machine, The Bacon Boss and Mr. C’s Grilled Cheese with their normal menus as well as a custom cheese-inspired dish! Bring some chairs and set up for a picnic in Albert Whitted Park as you listen to live music and enjoy all of these savory cheese dishes!

For more fun things to do in Tampa Bay check out our list from 813area for Friday too!

  1. Opening of Winter Village 2018 in Curtis Hixon Park

  2. Tampa International Auto Show 2018

  3. Techstars Startup Weekend Tampa Bay


Chillounge St. Pete

If you’re sick of going to the same hotspots every weekend and seeing the same people there, check out this pop-up event in Downtown St. Pete for something new! North Straub Park will turn into a magical wonderland of glow with several LED glow light installations. The park gets lit with glowing LED swings, an LED robot, stilt walkers and live musical performances by Smooth D and The Boys and Kafkasso.

Dunedin Celtic Music and Craft Beer Festival

Head to Dunedin for this unique festival dedicated to two of our favorite things: music and beer! The 2018 version will feature Irish bands such as by MacGilliossa, Off Kilter, Seven Nations, City of Dunedin Pipe Band, The Screaming Orphans, and The Glengarry Bhoys, who will bring both contemporary and traditional Celtic music! If you’re already looking for holiday gifts check out the Celtic Market with an array of crafts, food and local beer! Bring a friend and a lawn chair, and enjoy the music, craft beer, and a great day in Dunedin.

Big Gigantic @ Jannus Live

Big Gigantic, a well-known Hip Hop and Electronic duo from Boulder Colorado brings their musical talents to Jannus Live this Saturday night. Listen to some of their classics like “Good Times Roll” and “All of Me” while they bring the energy to a stage that rarely sees artists like these two Colorado natives. Big Gigantic is very versatile but they work with well known artists like Steve Aoki, Griz and Louis The Child! For a night filled with good vibes let the good times roll with Big Gigantic this Saturday night!


20th Annual CraftArt Festival

If you’re getting a jumpstart on your holiday shopping, the 20th Annual CraftArts Festival in Downtown St. Pete is the perfect place to find one of a kind gifts! The market opens at 11 a.m. on Central Ave with vendors from over 19 different states. This two day craft festival features nationally established and emerging fine craft artists with handmade works in clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, paper and mixed media. Visitors are welcome to enjoy artist demonstrations, food trucks, craft beers and wine, and a kids’ art activity tent sponsored by The Don Cesar.

And if you live in Dunedin or closer to it check out the 26th Annual Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival so you don’t have to pack up your family and drive to DTSP!

For more fun things to do in St. Pete and Clearwater this weekend head to 727area, your local guide to your favorite city!