Top Events Happening this Weekend in St. Pete (April 16-18, 2021)

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Here are the events happening this weekend in St. Petersburg, Florida — these local events include markets, concerts, art exhibitions, volunteer opportunities, and more.

What are your weekend plans in the Sunshine City?

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Becoming the ‘Burg

Becoming the ‘Burg is a new video series in collaboration with the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership that showcases and highlights the lesser known portions of interesting St. Pete history. The first video goes into detail about Central Avenue, which wasn’t always Central Avenue. Monica Kile tells all and shines a light on the stuff every St. Pete resident should know.

Whitney Fox of PSTA also shares insights into St. Petersburg’s car-free future.

The History Half Hour – April 22

Join us on our next History Half Hour virtual tour! Mark yourself as Going to catch our Facebook LIVE – OR – reserve your spot via Zoom today if you are not on Facebook. Blending historic photos and live on-site narration, historian Monica Kile will stroll 2nd Ave South and provide a glimpse into St. Petersburg’s past. Learn about the original YMCA building with its swimming pool and indoor track, the funeral home that’s now a fine-dining restaurant, the Masonic Temple that is slated for demolition, and the cafeteria that evokes Mediterranean skies. Click here to learn more & RSVP.

Grow On Us: Free Birria Tacos at Muchachas – April 19

Muchachas is the recently opened sister concept to local favorite Empamamas and self-proclaimed “Casa De Los Quesatacos.” Located in Armature Works, they spend their days slinging authentic Mexican-inspired street cuisine. In honor of Tampa and the return of Grow On Us, Muchachas is offering you a free order of their famous quesabirria tacos complete with beans, rice and a drink while supplies last. 1910 N Ola Avenue.

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in the Sunshine City

Leave a Poem Take a Poem Installation at Studio@620
All Weekend
Visit the Studio@620 and marvel at an amalgam of poetry written by members of the St. Pete community. Feel moved by a poem? Take it home with you. The full display of poems will be out from April 15-18. Studio@620, 620 1st Avenue South.

TASCO Drive-In Movie
Friday, April 16, 2021 • 7pm
Enjoy seeing the spectacle that is “Transformers” during the TASCO Drive-In movie night. Limit 36 cars. First come, first serve basis. Lot opens at 7pm for cars to receive a spot. Showing begins at 8pm. Concessions available for purchase. 1320 5th St N.

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Movie Night at The Beach: Jaws
Friday, April 16, 2021 • 7pm
Aquatics Division is hosting a FREE beach movie night at the St. Petersburg Municipal Beach at Treasure Island! Movie begins at dark. Concessions available for purchase. 11260 Gulf Blvd.

Free April Yoga at Sundial St. Pete
Saturday, April 17, 2021 • 9-10am
Body Electric Yoga always brings along amazing instructors. You do not want to miss another great class! Love the Earth & Love Yourself at Free Yoga in the Sundial courtyard on Saturday, April 17 from 9-10am. 153 2nd Avenue North.

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St. Pete Youth Farm Spring Workshop
Saturday, April 17, 2021 • 9-11am
Join SPYF for FREE classes they’ll be having at the farm this Spring! There’s something for everyone and all ages are welcome. Click HERE for registration details. 1664 12th St S.

St. Pete Saturday Morning Market at Williams Park
Saturday, April 17, 2021  •  9am-2pm
St. Pete Saturday Morning Market will move to Williams Park this Saturday as the St .Pete Grand Prix is set up downtown. Enjoy your favorite vendors in the downtown park. Located at 1st Avenue N and 3rd Street.

Breakfast. Literacy. Community with Cultured Books
Saturday, April 17, 2021 • 10-11am
Celebrate literacy, books and good food with Cultured Books. The event begins at 10am at 833 22nd St S.

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Yoga Poolside at The Hollander Hotel
Saturday, April 17, 2021 • 8:30am
The BE is back at The Hollander Hotel every Saturday morning! Flow starts at 8:30am and preregistration is encouraged. Capacity is set at 35 lucky yogis for the foreseeable future.Classes are led by a fab rotation of Kristina Rich, Lindsay Dixon, Mike Adams, Abby Goodwin and Allison Archer. is just $15/advance and $5 for members. 421 4th Avenue North.

17th Annual St. Pete Beach Corey Ave Craft Festival
Saturday, April 17, 2021 • 10am-5pm
The April St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival will be celebrated along Corey Avenue and Gulf Boulevard in the west coast beach town of St. Pete Beach, Florida. This spectacular open-air craft festival will feature more than 100 of the nation’s finest contemporary crafters and will showcase a plethora of American handmade wares ranging from one-of-a-kind jewelry, ceramics, pottery, personalized gifts, and much, much more! Visitors should reserve a free time slot online.

Food Truck Rally at 3 Daughters Brewing
Saturday, April 17, 2021 • 12-6pm
All your favorite local food trucks will be on hand throughout the day as the community eats good, drink well, and enjoy some games and live music together. Featured food trucks: Williamsburg Cucina, Stuff Urself Food Truck, Kickin’ Caribbean. 222 22nd St S.

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House of Lost Art Show feat: iBOMS, Sloane, & more
Saturday, April 17, 2021 • 6pm-midnight
A one night only art show featuring art works by:iBOMS, Sloane Adams, Tate Leigh, Rhyn Cav and others. 400 23rd St S.

Immerse Pool Party at The Hollander Hotel
Sunday, April 18, 2021 • 1-5pm
2021’s new Slick Pool Party every 3rd Sunday of the month created exclusively for the city’s unicorns & mermaids. DJ Ace Vedo + Dj Reagan will provide the music. See all the details on the FB event page. 421 4th Avenue North.

Spring in the EDGE District
Sunday, April 18, 2021 • 10am-5pm
This event is open and FREE to the public. This is a chance to show your love for EDGE District retailers and service providers, and WIN big prizes and get great deals! Full details on the FB event page.

Sunday Brunch at Bayboro Brewing
Sunday, April 18, 2021 • 10:30am-2pm
Sunday Brunch at Bayboro is the spot. Gulf Cart Food Truck will be here from 10:30-2 on Sundays serving up gulf coast cuisine with yummy cajun flavors.DJ Cuzzin Crook is always in the house keeping it funky fresh every Sunday. 2390 5th Ave S.

Southside Fresh Market 
Sunday, April 18, 2021 • 11am-5pm
it is held weekly, every Sunday, year-round in the Deuces located in South St Petersburg FL, accommodating up to fifty vendors. The Market is organized and operated by a 501(c) 3 non-profit (Florida Cooperative Empowered Economic Development Corp) . 2184 9th Ave S.

Applebutter Express at The Ale & The Witch
Sunday, April 18, 2021 • 4:30-7pm
The Ale and The Witch will host a Courtyard Concert with Kyle and Shannon (The Applebutter Express Duo). Come early to grab a table in the multi level open air Courtyard and settle in for a real good time. 111 2nd Ave NE.

Corey Avenue Market
Sunday, April 18, 2021 • 10am-1pm
The Corey Avenue Sunday Market on St. Pete Beach is a favorite of tourists and residents alike! The Market is open every Sunday from October through the end of May each season. Corey Avenue between Boca Ciega Avenue and Gulf Boulevard.


Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan

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