Check out the top events happening in St. Pete/Clearwater this month below!
1 St. Pete Second Saturday Artwalk
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Take in the St. Pete arts scene after hours as more than 40 galleries and studios spanning across five different arts districts stay open late. Many local favorites like Duncan McClellan Glass and Morean Arts Center, Free trolleys run throughout the city's five districts to get you around easier during the 5-9 p.m. event. This month, enjoy especially spooktacular art and great fall weather! For a complete list of participating galleries and a map, visit stpeteartsalliance.org/.
2 Memory, Mind, Matter: The Sculpture of Eduardo Chillida at The Dalí Museum
Saturday, May 13, 2017 – Sunday, September 24, 2017
Discover this special exhibit of world-renowned Spanish sculptor Eduardo Chillida's works in paper, alabaster, steel and stone opens at The Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, FL on May 13 and continues through September 24, 2017. It is The Dalí's first show dedicated to sculpture since the opening of its new building in 2011 and will present more than 60 Chillida works including 16 sculptures, a large-scale wall mural, numerous drawings and 'gravitations,' the artist's unique approach to paper collage. In conjunction, The Dalí will host programs inspired by Chillida such as films & lectures and will create connections to the local sculpture scene. Enjoy Chillida-inspired merchandise in The Dalí Store and Basque-inspired dishes in the Museum's Café Gala. A complimentary audio guide will accompany the exhibition and as always, museum admission includes access to all galleries, including this special exhibit, plus free access to the gardens, children's activity room and theater.
Swing over to the Waterfront Park in Safety Harbor for a day of craft beer, live bands, food vendors and a beautiful view of Tampa Bay. Featured bands will include Shevonne and the Bad Boys, The New Rulers and the Black Honkeys. All ages are welcome from 3 to 10 p.m. Admission is $5 per person to raise money for the Mattie Williams Neighborhood Family Center and the Kiwanis Club of Safety Harbor.
With an arsenal of newly acquired talent for 2017, the Tampa Bay Rays will aim high to be one of the strongest teams in this season's American League East, which many believe is the most challenging division in baseball.
Blast Friday returns with a free concert, Home Cookin' II, featuring legendary local bands like the Greg Billings Band and The Black Honkeys! Sway to live music from 5:30-10 p.m. on the Tampa Bay Times Cleveland Street Stage located in the Cleveland Street District of downtown Clearwater. Concert goers are welcome to bring lawn chairs to relax and enjoy the show, along with food trucks, beer, wine and tons of fun activities for the whole family. Upgraded VIP packages available for purchase.
A new member of the United Soccer League, the Tampa Bay Rowdies soccer team calls the bright green turf of Al Lang Stadium in St. Pete their home. This season, they will play 32 games, facing each of their 14 Eastern Conference opponents at home and away. Come on you Rowdies !