The top 5 events for this week in St. Pete (08.19-23.19)

Palm trees at sunrise in Vinoy Park

Happy Monday, St. Pete! The week is bright and full of great events for you to experience. From a night market on the beach to a tater tot fest on the waterfront, here are the local happenings we don’t think you should miss.

Looking to plan ahead? There are tons of concerts coming up at The Mahaffey Theater in the coming up. Click HERE for a full concert calendar.

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Time to make your vote count!

If you love the Burg, please vote St. Pete for Best City! And if you appreciate what we’ve been doing for the Burg for the past 10 years, please vote I Love the Burg for Best Blogger, Best Instagrammer, Best Local Food Blogger, and Best Influencer –> Click here to vote for us! Thank you for your continued support and love.
Deadline to vote is August 28. 

Wednesday, 8/21 

Yoga on Tap with The Body Electric at 3 Daughters Brewing

Namaste, St. Pete. This Wednesday, stretch, bend, and unwind with The Body Electric at 3 Daughters Brewing. The event will be led by Katelyn Grady. When: 6-7pm. Cost: $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 3 Daughters Brewing, 222 22nd Street South. 


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Thursday, 8/22

PARC Presents Top Chefs at The Morean Center for Clay

Join us for PARC’s 5th Annual foodie event, Top Chefs, and taste the flavors of some of the hottest restaurants and catering services in Tampa Bay. Hosted by the beautiful Allison Kropff, guests will enjoy a night full of mouthwatering entrées, signature drinks, and decadent desserts, all while supporting a great cause! When: 6:30pm–10pm. Cost: $100 for general admission, $150 for VIP. Where: Morean Center for Clay, 420 22nd Street South.

Night Market St. Pete at The Postcard Inn 

Shop local under the stars at the historic Postcard Inn on St. Pete Beach. Dozens of Tampa Bay vendors will gather for a unique shopping celebration. Best yet, parking is FREE for night market visitors. When: 6-10pm. Cost: Free to attend. Where: Postcard Inn, 6300 Gulf Boulevard. 


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Friday, 8/23

World Liquors Sign Lighting Ceremony at Ferg’s

The World Liquors sign has been fully restored and is once again on display in the EDGE District. Now it’s in a new location at Ferg’s. To celebrate its return, the bar owners will host a special lighting ceremony on Friday night with a full on block party. Expect music, food, games, and plenty of drinks. When: 6-10pm. Cost: Free to attend. Where: Ferg’s, 1320 Central Avenue. 

Tater Tot Throw Down at Albert Whitted Park 

Last week, the Tater Tot Throw Down got postponed due to weather. Let’s hope that doesn’t happen this time around. Dozens of the best food trucks in Tampa Bay will gather for a full blown Tater Tot Thrown Down. Vendors will be serving up a wide variety of cheesy tots covered in everything from buffalo sauce to lobster to bacon. When: 6-11pm. Cost: Free to attend. Where: Albert Whitted Park, 480 Bayshore Drive Southeast.

Coming soon to Tampa Bay:

Photo of couple sharing a rum drink with straws for Rum Festival
8/31 – LAST CHANCE to get Summer of Rum Festival Tickets – EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT
Get ready to spend August 31 Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in downtown Tampa, sipping on rum and enjoying some fun under the sun. This 1-day event includes live music, featuring Sublime with Rome; over 40 rum drinks, a curated Caribbean Food Market, a vendor marketplace, and fireworks show. We have a special 2-Pack General Admission Ticket Deal for our That’s So Tampa followers. Save over 30% on a 2-Pack GA of Summer of Rum Festival Tickets while supplies last. 21+ only. Click here to buy tickets. When: August 31, 12pm–11pm Where: Curtis Hixon Park, 600 North Ashley Drive.


St. Pete dog-friendly sunset event

8/25 – Paws for the Sunset – Our Nat’l Dog Day Instameet!
We’re kicking off our National Dog Day celebration a day early! End a gorgeous St. Pete weekend with I Love the Burg & the amazing #ilovetheburg community. Bring your dog with you and get ready for gram-worthy sunset full of photography, community, and a few surprises! Our friends from Fido’s Food Truck (a pup-centric food truck) will be on deck with some goodies to giveaway! When: August 25, 6pm–8:30pm. Cost: Free to attend. Where: Lassing Park, 2042 Beach Drive Southeast

8/24 – Environmental Impact II at The James Museum
A powerful new exhibit arrives at The James Museum downtown on August 24. This traveling exhibition of dramatic paintings and sculptures heightens public attention about environmental issues and unintended consequences of human interaction with nature. Topics covered include global warming, the Gulf oil spill, unabated logging and mining, loss of bee populations, and more. When: On view from August 24-December 1. Cost: Click HERE for admission prices. Where: James Museum, 150 Central Avenue.

Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan

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