Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (03.13-15.20)

Sunset shot on a painted pier in St. Petersburg

A Note from I Love the Burg:

Spring Forward this weekend with the 2nd Annual St. Printersburg, the return of the St. Pete Indie Flea and so much more happening in St. Petersburg.

Our weekend events guide is posted every Friday morning and covers the best events over a three day period. If you’re looking for more events, visit the I Love the Burg calendar. For a $5 fee, businesses/artists/organizers can also list events here. The small fee helps this website continue to do what it does best, that’s celebrating the Sunshine City!

Outside of a Tiny Home Festival

POSTPONED UNTIL DECEMBER 19–20 – Florida Suncoast Tiny Home Festival 

Mark your calendar: EVENT RESCHEDULED TO DEC 19-20. Those with tickets already can use them in December, or if they can’t make it, they can contact us through Eventbrite for refunds. 30+ Tiny Homes are rolling into the ‘Burg this March for the Florida Suncoast Tiny Home Festival, organized by LocalShops1.com. The event features the latest and greatest in tiny home living trends! In addition to the tiny structures, the festival brings a lineup of more than two dozen leading experts in the Tiny House movement. The event will also showcase local food trucks, mobile boutiques, artists and home-related businesses, plus free activities for children and more. The event takes place March 28 and 29. Early bird tickets are now on sale! Early bird tickets are $10/day, or $15 for both days. The event takes place at England Brothers Park, 5010 81st Avenue North.

Winter WhiskeyFest Returns March 21
The Third Annual Winter WhiskeyFest is back on March 21! The event will feature light bites by The Mill, gorgeous ice from The Doggery, AND your ticket benefits the wonderful nonprofit METRO Inclusive Health. Click HERE for full event details and to purchase tickets. If you already purchased a ticket, it’s still valid for the March 21 event. Please contact us at events@ilovetheburg.com if you prefer a refund for your purchase. Takes place at Urban Stillhouse, 2232 5th Avenue South.

Logo for Pepper Fest in Pinellas Park

April 4-5 Pinellas Pepper Fest!
Pinellas Pepper Fest features many local and regional specialty food businesses. There are Contests happening the entire weekend like the Amateur Hot Sauce Competition, Pepper Eating Contest, Amateur Salsa Competition, Extreme Lolly Lick-A-Thon (the hottest lollypop in the world) & the Favorite Vendor Competition. The festival is a pet and family-friendly event where people of all ages will enjoy the HOTTEST event in town and will leave wanting more! Event takes place April 4-5, from 10am-5pm on Saturday and 11am-4pm on Sunday. England Brothers Bandshell Park, 5010 81st Avenue North.

Friday, March 6

St. Pete Jam Fest at Cage Brewing
A group of ham band artists will shakedown Cage starting at 3pm. Roosevelt Collier, Scott
Guberman of Phil Lesh and Friends, Unlimited Devotion, Uncle Johns Band, Row Jomah
Does The Talking Heads, Dead Set Florida and more will be performing. The Broken N
Board food truck will also be in attendance. General Admission only, tickets start at $25.
2001 1st Avenue South.

Angie Rey at Jannus Live
This is a free show for local country singer, Angie Rey. This event is outdoors and
standing room only. Gates open at 8pm. 200 1st Ave N STE 206.

Saturday, March 7

Lucky St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl
This event is put on by Crawlwith.us and tickets include 1-2 complimentary drinks, access to food and drink specials and free cover to all venues. There is also a costume contest, where the winner receives $500. Check-in starts at 4pm and crawling ends at 10pm. Tickets start at $25. Attendees should meet at The One Night Stand at 149 1st Avenue North.

Silverstein at Jannus Live
Tickets start at $35 and doors open at 6pm for this Canadian rock band. The band will be playing songs from their new album, A Beautiful Place to Drown. Before this new record, the band achieved moderate success with their second studio album, Discovering the Waterfront, which was nominated for a Juno Award and reached No. 34 on the Billboard 200 charts. 200 1st Ave N STE 206.

Alice and Wonderland at the Palladium
Gulf Coast Dance Theater adapts the timeless childhood novel, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll, to the stage. This production of Alice is composed of two acts that are fun for the whole family. Our version incorporates ballet, jazz, tap, and contemporary dances to make one the most memorable theatrical events of the year! Shows run at 1pm and 7pm. Tickets are $17 for adults and $14 for kids. 253 Fifth Ave. N.

Sunday, March 8

Irish Comedy Tour at the Palladium
The Irish Comedy Tour takes the party atmosphere of a Dublin pub and combines it with a boisterous, belly-laugh band of hooligans. The Palladium’s description reads, “The clover — make that clever — comedians, whose ancestors hail from the Emerald Isle, include Detroit native Derek Richards; Boston-born Mike McCarthy; Nova Scotia’s Damon Leibert; and from Inchicore, a suburb of Dublin, Ireland Derrick Keane.” Tickets start at $25. 253 Fifth Ave. N.

Puff* Pour** Paint w/ Beth Thomas
Learn to paint BYOV or BYOB (Florida medical card required for the former). Guest take home two paintings. 7525 Blind Pass Road. Tickets are $40 and non-refundable, if booked in advance.