Check out the top events happening this week in the St. Pete/Clearwater area below!
1 Blast Friday
Friday, March 31, 2017
Blast Friday returns with a free concert from Billy Joel Legends "Lords of 52nd Street!" Led by three former members of the Billy Joel Band, they'll perform renditions of recorded originals by the Piano Man. Sway to live music from 5:30-10 p.m. on the Tampa Bay Times Cleveland Street Stage along with food trucks, beer, wine and tons of fun activities for the whole family. Located in the Cleveland Street District of downtown Clearwater, concert goers are welcome to bring lawn chairs to relax and enjoy the show. Upgraded VIP packages available for purchase.
You can always get a glimpse of Dunedin's Scottish roots by exploring the small town, but the pride of Scotland pours out every year for the Highland Games. Complete with authentic music, dress, food and competition, this grand tradition is a must-see at Highlander Park starting early in the morning with piper competitions. Some of the highlights include throwing a Dunedin Stone, which weighs 100 pounds, and the sheepdog herding competitions.
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 !
Opening Day! 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.
Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road presents, GRAMMY® award-winning saxophonist Kenny G and his very special guest, ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro, at Coachman Park in Clearwater. Tickets are *$99, $45, $29, and $24. VIP tickets are also available at $99 and includes a Premium seat, access to VIP area, beer, wine, soft drinks, and light snacks.
This 4th annual music festival along the shores of Safety Harbor will feature 20 nationally touring artists performing on two stages for two days of music magic. Craft beer, wine, food trucks, carmada car arts, yoga and kites flying across the historic waterfront park. The fun happens on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
See the world's snazziest automobiles and the who's who list of cars at this annual car show including vintage and contemporary models from Porsche, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, and Aston Martin, some so frighteningly aerodynamic that the wind refuses to blow on them. This massive showcase of exotic vehicles will stretch across the grounds of Vinoy Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., concluding with an awards presentation for the most impressive cars.