Check out the top events happening in St. Pete/Clearwater this month below!
1 Cult Classic Summer Movie Series at The Dali Museum: Die Hard
Thursday, August 2, 2018
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. Doors open & vendors start serving at 7pm. Movies begin at 8:30pm.
Saturday, September 1, 2018 – Sunday, November 4, 2018
Explore 15,000 sq feet of vintage treasure finds at this monthly market in St. Pete! This true vendor-run market has an amazing variety and selection of vintage items unlike anywhere else. Grab your next vintage find the first weekend of each month from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday at 2200 2nd Ave S in St. Pete.
Hippiefest rolls into Clearwater on a "Magic" Bus filled with halcyon day hit makers including Vanilla Fudge, Rick Derringer, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels and Badfinger featuring Joey Molland! The festival starts at 5 p.m. with a Hippie Marketplace where you'll enjoy live local music, food, vendors and a 70s car show, and the concert beginning at 7 p.m. Purchase your tickets online today.
Saturday, September 1, 2018 – Saturday, December 1, 2018
St. Pete Indie Market is a monthly market, featuring 80+ vendors. The market showcases local artists, indie designers, vintage collectors, food trucks, jewelry makers, horticulturists, eclectic crafters and other local businesses and organizations. Support St. Pete's local community and shop, eat, and drink at NOVA 535 the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday, August 5, 2017 – Saturday, August 4, 2018
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 the night off on the right foot! Reserve a table to enjoy authentic Greek food at Costa's, Hellas, Mama's or Mykonos.
The eleventh annual Gecko Crawl will help usher in "Gecko Season" in Gulfport with an opportunity to sample drinks at six locations, a poker run, and a festive after party in Gulfport's colorful Waterfront District. The crawl will be held from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m., with the after party beginning at 9 p.m. featuring live music by Big Brother Band.
Head to Safety Harbor the third Friday of each month for an evening of live music, shopping, and dining. Main Street closes off between 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. and is lined with live bands, vendors featuring arts, crafts, and food, and local businesses and restaurants open late for your enjoyment. The best part, it's free!
9 Rock & Roll Exhibition at The Florida Holocaust Museum
Now – Sunday, February 10, 2019
Explore the extraordinary life of renowned music promoter Bill Graham (1931 – 1991) who helped launch and promote the careers of countless rock & roll artists. This exhibition also traces the indomitable spirit of a man who was brought to the United States as an eleven-year-old Jewish refugee fleeing the Nazis, fueling lifelong passion and advocacy for social justice.
Whether you're here to eat or compete, you don't want to miss the sweetest event of the year! Each year, the Morean Arts Center hosts the Great St. Pete Cupcake Contest as a city-wide search for St. Pete's BEST cupcake! The contest will be held at the Morean Center for Clay located in the Warehouse Arts District at 420 22nd Street South – Saturday, Aug 25 from 12 – 3 p.m. Register to compete or just show up to sample some of the best cupcakes in St. Pete.
Get ready for Dunedin's hottest event of the year! This year's annual soiree held at the Dunedin Fine Art Center at 8:00 p.m. will feature runway presentations by talented fashion designers. Come early for the pre-GLOW at 7 p.m. and stay late for the after-party, all featuring live music, a cash bar and the Palm Cafe open for your further gastronomic desires!
12 This Is Not a Selfie Exhibition at MFA St. Pete
Saturday, August 25, 2018 – Sunday, November 25, 2018
In the current "Age of the Selfie," this exhibition offers a compelling look at the primacy and variety of expressions within self-portraiture through the eyes of an artist. This exhibition features artists who expand the domains of self-portraiture by blurring the distinction between reality and fantasy, artifice and authenticity, and public and private imagery. This Is Not a Selfie provides an opportunity to view the remarkably innovative and diverse methods photographers use, offering new meanings into our own understanding of the self.