Downtown St Petersburg Florida Events

On-Going Events


MONDAYS


TEAM TRIVIA
Come out to 3 Daughters Brewing and shake off the Monday blahs and play the 2017 Creative Loafing Readers Poll Award-Winning Monday Night Trivia Game!!! Great selection craft beers, ciders and alcohol infused sparkling waters as well as a great selection of food at their food truck! Monday night $5 burgers!!!  3 Daughters Brewing.  3dbrewing.com


THURSDAYS


YAPPY HOUR
On the second Thursday of every month, head down to the beautiful PAWTIO at Pinellas Ale Works! Your CBD Store of St. Pete will be there with samples and merch for humans and furbabies. $1 of every PAW beer and will be donated to our shelter, Pet Pal Animal Shelter.  Pinellas Ale Works.  6pm.  Facebook.com/PetPalAnimalShelter

HAPPY HOUR WITH THE HISTORIAN
On the 2nd Thursday of the month enjoy an Evening of Wine, Words, and Wisdom. A "conversation" series with guest speakers sharing unique stories of St Petersburg and Florida history.  727-894-1025  SPMOH.com

LIVE MUSIC AT GRAND CENTRAL BREWHOUSE
Every Thursday through Sunday, enjoy free live music in the beer garden. Expansive outdoor seating welcomes friends, families, and dogs to sit back and enjoy while savoring a fresh craft brew.  GrandCentralBrew.com

MUSICAL BINGO
If you love music bring your friends & family for the best way to ever play Bingo! Musical Bingo is a game with the same concept as traditional bingo but instead of letters and numbers, they are replaced with song titles & artists. Players compete to win based on their knowledge of music and the unpredictability of the game. Free to play.  3 Daughters Brewing.  Every 2nd & 4th Thursday from 7-9:30pm.  3dbrewing.com

FRIDAYS


FRIDAY NIGHT CLAY
From whimsical to functional hand building in clay has infinite possibilities. In this hands-on experience you will be guided by a clay artist in 2 hours of creative exploration and skill building. Pre-registration required.  Morean Arts Center.  7-9pm.  727-822-7872  MoreanArtsCenter.org

SATURDAYS


WILLIAMS PARK SUMMER MARKET
Every Saturday thru Oct 31, the Saturday Morning Market moves under the shady trees of Williams Park. Enjoy live music and vendors with fresh produce, ready-to-eat foods, drinks, crafts, art, and more!  Williams Park  9am-1pm.  SaturdayMorningMarket.com

SATURDAY MORNING MARKET
Every Saturday in Nov-May, live music fills the air at this fantastic outdoor market. With local produce, an eclectic array of food-trucks and eateries, and tons of arts and crafts.  Al Lang Field parking lot.  9am-2pm.  For more information please visit SaturdayMorningMarket.com

WALKING MURAL TOUR AT FLORIDA CRAFTART
Get the behind the scenes scoop on some of your favorite pieces of street art in the 'Burg. Saturday mornings from 10-11:30am (except on Second Saturdays tours are 4-5:30pm).  Florida CraftArt.  727-821-7391  FloridaCraftArt.org

SECOND SATURDAY ART WALK
On the Second Saturday of each month, studios and galleries all over St Pete swing open their doors in a fun and free evening of activities.  5-8:30pm.
StPeteArtsAlliance.org/Artwalk

Special Events

FEB 2-27  SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN AMERICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY
Picture it. 1986. An all girls school in Ghana and there's a new girl in town, an American, who challenges the reigning queen bee. There's a prestigious pageant on the line, which could provide the opportunity to move up in the world to the lucky winner. This is a funny and touching story about the universal teenage struggle, and the need to feel like you belong.  American Stage Theatre Company.  727-823-7529  AmericanStage.org

FEB 12 - MAY 8  BERNINI AND THE ROMAN BAROQUE
On loan from the collection of the princely Chigi family, this exhibition celebrates the work of Gian Lorenzo Bernini and the brilliance of the Roman Baroque period. The exhibition includes not only work by Bernini himself, but by dozens of his fellow artists. These rare paintings, prints, and decorative arts epitomize the period’s ultimate goal of elevating the viewer in both mind and soul, and engaging them fully with the art itself.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667  MFASPete.org

FEB 23-27  2022 ST PETERSBURG JAZZ FESTIVAL
Experience five evenings of intimate listening for true jazz lovers. With Brazilian jazz group O Som Do Jazz, an amazing jazz/funk fusion group, Best of Blue Note with trumpeteer James Suggs and saxophonist Austin Vickrey, RADIOjazzHEAD which explores the fusion of 90s rock with jazz in a postmodern jazz orchestra setting, vocalist Emma Hedrick with the Helios Jazz Orchestra, and the Chris Dingman Trio which merges jazz and global influences.  Palladium Theater.  727-822-3590  StPeteJazzFest.com

FEB 24-27  2022 FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST PETERSBURG
World-class championship racing returns for the 17th edition run on a 1.8-mile, 12-turn downtown, waterfront circuit. Enjoy the fastest racing series on the planet, driver autograph sessions, interactive games & exhibits, IndyCar Fan Village, beer gardens and live music.  Downtown Waterfront.  877-725-8849  GPStPete.com

FEB 26  THE MUSIC OF STAR WARS
The power of The Force is in the music. Take a journey through the most popular and critically acclaimed themes from every film in the saga, composed by the Jedi master of movie music, John Williams.  Mahaffey Theater.   3pm & 8pm.  727-308-5100  TheMahaffey.com

MAR 1  FAT TUESDAY CRAWFISH BOIL AT 3 DAUGHTERS BREWING
We're taking the Bay to the Bayou for our 6th Annual Fat Tuesday Crawfish Boil! $40 for ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT crawfish, man 'n cheese, mini corn on the cobs, potatoes and andouille sausage! Tickets also include 2 FREE drink tokens, a 3 Daughters souvenir Mardi Gras cup and beads on beads on beads! Live music by T-Bone Hamilton's Big Easy Revue, plus the return of our King Cake Dunkelweizen! It's one BIG party you won't want to miss!  3 Daughters Brewing.  6-9pm.  3dbrewing.com

MAR 5-6  9TH ANNUAL AWAKENING INTO THE SUN WELLNESS FESTIVAL
A celebration of health, wellness & spiritual connection through meditation, yoga and workshops. Enjoy live music and meet holistic practitioners.  North Straub Park.  Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 10am-6pm.  727-295-5147  AwakeningIntoTheSun.org

MAR 11  KASHMIR: A LED ZEPPELIN TRIBUTE SHOW
Kashmir, the nation's #1 Led Zeppelin tribute show, is the most authentic representation of Led Zeppelin on the modern national touring scene. Each of the 4 band members assumes their individual role with pinpoint accuracy. Kashmir possesses the live stage show, sound, and likeness to bring audiences and fans back to the days when the mighty Led Zeppelin ruled the musical landscape.  Mahaffey Theater.  8pm.  727-308-5100  TheMahaffey.com

MAR 11 - JUN 5  DESIGNING THE NEW: CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH AND THE GLASGOW STYLE
A rare opportunity to see the seminal architecture, art, and design of Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) and his Glasgow contemporaries, who merged influences from the British Arts and Crafts movement and Art Nouveau. See 166 remarkable works of art and design, most on display for the first time in North America.  Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement.  727-440-4859  MuseumMAACM.org

MAR 12  FAMILY DAY-PUEBLO POTTERY
Family Day features story time, a kid-friendly tour, and an artmaking workshop. This month examine pottery and sculpture made by Native American artists, then transform clay into a unique creation of your own.  The James Museum.  10:30am-12:30pm  727-892-4200  TheJamesMuseum.org

MAR 14  13TH ANNUAL PI DAY CELEBRATION
Pie and PI! What could be better? On this day of circumference share some famous strawberry rhubarb pie while you contemplate your next circular conclusion in this beautiful gallery.  Craftsman House.  727-323-ARTS  CraftsmanHouseGallery.com

MAR 16  DREAM THEATER: TOP OF THE WORLD TOUR
The music of Dream Theater relies on the interplay and brotherhood of the musicians as much as it does on the harmony of the instruments. In fact, the chemistry the band unlocked upon forming in 1985 remains central to the music they create today.  Mahaffey Theater.  7:30pm.  727-308-5100  TheMahaffey.com

MAR 17  BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS
No one can argue BS&T invented a new style of music. Blood, Sweat & Tears is not the first band to ever use a horn section, but they are the first to fuse it with rock, jazz, and some blues thrown in for good measure. From the first ensemble in the late sixties practicing in a loft on Bleeker Street in New York's Greenwich Village and having crowds clapping on the street below between songs, founding member and drummer Bobby Colomby knew they were on the right course. Since then, the band has never stopped touring for over 50 years.  Mahaffey Theater.  7:30pm.  727-308-5100  TheMahaffey.com

MAR 17 RUTH ECKERD HALL ON THE ROAD PRESENTS: ROBERT KLEIN
Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road presents actor and comedian Robert Klein at St Peterburg's Palladium Theater! For more than forty years, Robert Klein has entertained audiences and has an acclaimed career in comedy, on Broadway, on television and in film.  The Palladium.   7pm.  727-822-3590  MyPalladium.org

MAR 17-20  REGGAE RISE UP
Take in the endless good vibes over the course of three full days of music, food, merch, and art on the downtown St Petersburg waterfront. This year's lineup includes Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Iration, Soja, Shaggy and Many More!  Vinoy Park.  ReggaeRiseUpFlorida.com

MAR 19  TAMPA BAY ROWDIES HOME OPENER
Come dressed Rowdie-Ready and show your team spirit as the Rowdies battle Indy Eleven in the 2022 opening game!  Al Lang Stadium.  7:30pm.  727-222-2000  RowdiesSoccer.com

MAR 26  PAINTS, PINTS & PLANTS MARKET AT 3 DAUGHTERS BREWING
We're showing love to our local artists and showcasing all the beautiful creations they have to offer. Art, plants, beer - all of St. Pete's favorite things in one place! This is a free, family-friendly, pup-friendly event that will be held outdoors.  3 Daughters Brewing.  12-5pm.  3dbrewing.com

APR 6 - MAY 8  FOOTLOOSE - THE MUSICAL
Kick off your Sunday shoes as this high-energy pop musical dances into Demens Landing to tell the story of Ren, a big-city teen who finds himself out of place in a rural town where dancing has been outlawed.  Demens Landing.  American Stage in the Park.  727-823-7529  AmericanStage.org

APR 8  TAMPA BAY RAYS HOME OPENING GAME
Take yourself out to the ball game for the first pitch of the 2022 season as the Rays take on the Orioles.  Tropicana Field.  3:10pm.  1-888-FAN-RAY  RaysBaseball.com

APR 8-10  2022 TAMPA BAY BLUES FEST
Enjoy a fabulous weekend of blues music, featuring JJ Grey & Mofro, Jimmie Vaughan, Larkin Poe, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Eric Gales, Samantha Fish, Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters, The Nick Moss Band, Mindi Abair, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Jason Ricci, Danielle Nicole, Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, Backtrack Blues Band, Bruce Katz Band and more. Get ready for three fun days of Blues By The Bay!  Vinoy Park.   8am-10pm.  727-895-6153  TampaBayBluesFest.com

APR 9  FAMILY DAY-EARTH AS ART
Join us for kid-friendly tour, story time in the galleries, and an artmaking workshop. Explore the beauty of the West and celebrate Earth Day with us. Learn about natural resources and how to mix your own natural pigments for painting.  The James Museum.  10:30am-12:30pm  727-892-4200  TheJamesMuseum.org

APR 16  THE FLOYD EXPERIENCE
A celebration of the legendary career of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. This 90-minute production features precise musical renditions of some of their signature songs, along with an impressive light show that includes complex synchronized lighting movements, multiple laser displays and video wall. The show is crafted to engage both younger and older generations—providing fans of all ages an opportunity to relive the creative genius of Pink Floyd that produced an incredible spectrum of music over a period of nearly 50 years!  Mahaffey Theater.  8pm.  727-308-5100  TheMahaffey.com

APR 16-17  47TH ANNUAL MAINSAIL ART FESTIVAL
The best fine arts and fine crafts exhibited by artists from around the country. Mainsail combines visual & performing arts, music, children's art activities, and delectable food from local restaurateurs.  Vinoy Park.  Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm.  1-888-FAN-RAY  MainsailArt.org

APR 23-24  GREEN THUMB FESTIVAL
St Petersburg's annual Arbor Day Celebration, the Gresen Thumb Festival, brings together plant and flower lovers, as well as, individuals and families looking for a fun weekend activity. With more than 120 garden, plant and flower vendors and exhibitors.  Walter Fuller Park.  StPeteParksRec.org

APR 28 - MAY 1  17th ANNUAL SUNSCREEN FILM FESTIVAL
Voted one of the "25 coolest Film Fests" in the country - MovieMaker Magazine. Enjoy independent films and take part in workshops and educational programming.  Multiple Downtown Venues.  SunScreenFilmFestival.com

APR 29 - MAY 1  ST ANTHONY'S TRIATHLON WEEKEND
Experience the premier multi-sport event known for its scenic course along the downtown St Petersburg waterfront. Enjoy Fitness Expos, live music & The Meek & Mighty Triathlon.  Straub Park.  Fri Noon-6pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 7am-3pm.  727-825-1521  SATriathlon.com

May 24-26  SHEN YUN
Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the incredible art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life. Shen Yun makes this possible by pushing the boundaries of the performing arts, with a unique blend of stunning costuming, high-tech backdrops, and an orchestra like no other. Be prepared for a theatrical experience that will take your breath away!  Mahaffey Theater.  7:30pm.  727-308-5100  TheMahaffey.com

JUN 3,5,7  ST PETERSBURG OPERA: DONIZETTI'S LA FILLE DU REGIMENT
Donizetti's masterful comic opera will stir even the hardest heart with its themes of love and loyalty. Marie is a canteen girl for the 21st Regiment of the French army, and the soldiers are all her "fathers." Marie falls in love with Tonio, a civilian, who joins the Regiment in order to be worthy of her. Their dreams shatter when the Marquise of Berkenfeld arrives, claiming to be Marie's long-lost aunt and spiriting her away to be married to the Duke of Krackenthorp. With so many conflicting desires, who will win the day? Sung in French with English translations above the stage.  The Palladium.   8pm.  727-822-3590  MyPalladium.org

JUN 10-12  2022 INKMANIA EXPO
From local & international award-winning tattoo artists to unique specialty vendors, every year we come together to celebrate our artistic freedom to tattoo!  InkManiaExpo.com