Check out the top events happening in St. Pete/Clearwater this month below!
1 Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami
Sunday, September 22, 2019
The "Above the Fold" exhibition demonstrates the extraordinary power and potential of contemporary origami. Paper is transformed into breathtaking sculpture, large-scale installations and conceptual works that express contemporary social, political, and aesthetic ideas. The exhibition celebrates artists who are redefining a traditional Japanese craft as a modern global genre and inventing unexpected forms of artistic expression.
Saturday, August 17, 2019 – Sunday, September 8, 2019
On weekends from Aug. 17 - Sept. 8, explore craft beers from around the world at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, including over 40 new brews! This festival blends the local Tampa bay craft scene with time-honored traditions to create a unique food and beer celebration. Enjoy live entertainment and contemporary fare that pays homage to a traditional Oktoberfest with a modern spin.
Come party on the beach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Bucs Beach Bash at TradeWinds Island Resorts in St. Pete Beach! As part of the NFL 100 Fantennial Weekend, the Buccaneers are bringing the fun with live music from Billy Ray Cyrus, Parmalee and local bands and DJs!
Play games and participate in activities throughout the day, including special contests and prize giveaways. You can even meet Buccaneers alumni, cheerleaders and Captain Fear!
Once the music stops, end the night with a breathtaking fireworks display on the beach!
That ART Festival is an all ages, family and pet-friendly event that will paint Jannus Live vibrant on Saturday, September 7 from 12 - 6 p.m. This free event is open to the public and will have a DJ supplying the tunes in the courtyard, ticket raffles, a live interactive piece for the artists and patrons to collab on, as well as a children's creative corner with a free face painter. And of course a ton of art!
Friday, October 11, 2019 – Friday, December 13, 2019
Spend every second Friday of the month sipping, shopping & strolling through charming Downtown Dunedin! Local shops, restaurants & bars will be open for you to enjoy from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. This event is completely free and takes place at John R. Lawrence Pioneer Park.
Friday, October 11, 2019 – Friday, December 6, 2019
Overlook the #1 Beach in the U.S. while digging into a delicious array of seafood during SHOR's Low Country Boil! Tickets are $35 per person and seats can be reserved online or by calling 727-373-6016. Tickets include craft beer, 3 hour complimentary parking, and of course, a spread of fresh seafood including blue swimmer crabs, craw fish, shrimp, clams, mussels, andouille sausage, corn on the cob, and potatoes. Limited seating available so reserve your spot today!
7 Cocktails & Collections at the Museum of Fine Arts
Thursday, October 17, 2019 – Thursday, December 19, 2019
Cocktails & Collections, held on the third Thursday of each month, is a series of themed events focusing on one of the MFA galleries or special exhibitions. Enjoy live music, a customized docent tour, light bites and art-inspired signature cocktails, all inspired by the different works & artists.
Friday, October 18, 2019 – Friday, December 20, 2019
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!
Friday, September 27, 2019 – Saturday, November 2, 2019
Be spooked by unexpected terrors around every corner at this year's Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens! Experience 300 acres of terrifying horrors and merciless roaming hoards. The park will be open from 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m on select nights through the end of October. Howl-O-Scream is intended for a mature audience.
Dust off your dirndls and lederhosen, grab your Rapp steins and join the fun at Tampa Bay's first German brewery! Rapp Brewing kicks off their annual Oktoberfest event Saturday, September 21st with 14+ German lagers on tap, stein specials, crowler specials, limited edition Oktoberfest wristbands, t-shirts, costume contests, unique stein contest, literholden, and more! Happening the weekends of September 21-22 and September 28-29.
Friday, September 27, 2019 – Sunday, September 29, 2019
Every September, spectators turn to the water to watch the Clearwater Offshore Nationals. The boats, equipped with F-16 jet canopies and 6,000-horsepower engines, race at speeds of up to 180 mph off Clearwater Beach in the Gulf of Mexico.
This wildly popular event is celebrating its return this year. Taste of the Beaches celebrates great music with local bands and amazing food from area restaurants & vendors. Head to Horan Park on St. Pete Beach for an evening full of live music featuring CeCe Teneal & the Soul Kamotion, craft beer, wine, raffles and amazing tastes from local restaurants!
Support the Tampa Bay Rays with your toes in the sand at RumFish Beach Resort by TradeWinds. Rays vs. Blue Jays will be broadcast on a huge screen directly on the beach at 3:07 p.m. and Rays Radio will broadcast live. The Rays Street Team will also be on-hand with fun giveaways. Food and beverages including cookout items and buckets of beer will be available for purchase. Coolers are not allowed, but fans are encouraged to bring their own beach chairs, umbrellas and towels. Stay after the game to enjoy live music, sunset drink specials and s'mores.