Check out the top events happening in St. Pete/Clearwater this month below!
1 Cult Classic Summer Movie Series at The Dali Museum: Edward Scissorhands
Thursday, August 3, 2017
The Dali's can't-miss summer celebration, Cult Classics, is back and better than ever. Grab your lawn chair, don some movie-inspired duds and enjoy free flicks, local food truck fare and cold craft brews. The fun goes down the first Thursday of the month all summer long. Come early to enjoy The Dali's extended hours on Thursday nights at reduced $10 admission, then stay for the film and festivities. Doors open and vendors start serving at 7 p.m. Movies begin at 8:30 p.m. The event is held rain or shine. Please bring only low-seated lawn chairs. No pets, coolers, outside food or beverages are permitted. For more information, visit the Dali online.
Feel the funky beat and shop for unique treasures during this bi-monthly event held in downtown Gulfport from 6-10 p.m. every first Friday and third Saturday. Over 35 locally owned boutiques and artists line the streets along with live musicians to keep you movin'. Don't miss the opportunity to dine at one of the area's delicious restaurants or belly up to the bar for a cocktail or two.
The St. Pete Indie Market has moved inside for their summer series at the Historic State Theatre Saint Petersburg! Shop over 50 vendors, enjoy a full bar featuring brunch cocktails, and listen to live music by a guest DJ. Family and fur baby friendly! Visit the Facebook event for more details.
Head to the world famous Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks for a night full of greek dancing, outdoor dining and live music! The fun goes down from 6-11 pm with live music from a Greek three piece band. Don't miss the free dance lessons from 6-7 pm to get you off on the right foot! Reserve a table to enjoy authentic Greek food at Costa's, Hellas, Mama's or Mykonos.
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. For a complete list of participating galleries and a map, visit the St. Pete Arts Alliance online.
7 100th Birthday Party: Annual Great St. Pete Cupcake Contest
Saturday, August 19, 2017
The Morean Arts Center invites you to compete in a citywide search for St. Petersburg's best cupcake as part of their Centennial Celebration! This is not just the 7th Annual Great St. Pete Cupcake Contest, but a birthday party like no other, deemed the 100th birthday party for the oldest arts organization in the area. The contest will be hosted at the Morean Center for Clay located in the Warehouse Arts District at 420 22nd Street South on Saturday, August 19 from 12-3 p.m. Admission is $5 per person (ages 5+) and can be purchased at the door. Each participant will receive five ballots for the People's Choice Award with their admission. Additional ballots may be purchased for $1 each, cash or credit accepted. For more information, visit the Morean Arts Center online.
Sink your toes into the soft white sand on St. Pete Beach while watching the Tampa Bay Rays take on the St. Louis Cardinals at 2:15 p.m. The Guy Harvey Outpost will have the Rays game on a big screen right on the beach with beverages and all your cookout favorites available for purchase. Parking is available at Island Grand or Guy Harvey Outpost for $10. Mention "Rays" for discounted room rates.