Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (6.21-6.23.19)

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Upcoming Events

The Complete St. Pete Pride Guide
Check out our ultimate guide to find details on everything from the official parade and after parties to Pride Crossfit WODs, community discussions, and more. Click here to read more.

This Weekend
Friday, June 21

Whiskers & Wine
Join a number of adoptable cats for this special Catty Hour. Adoptable cats will roam freely in the lobby and ramble through the halls (and attempt to steal some cheese). Red and white sangria, water, and light hors d’oeuvre will be provided! Guests will also have the chance to examine a humane cat trap, which is used to help reduce the population of unwanted cats in your community.
Begins 5pm
Albert Whitted Park, 480 Bayshore Dr SE

St. Pete Street Food & Craft Beer Fest
Kick off the weekend with a slew of street food options and plenty of craft beer ready to be tasted. Admission to the event is free and attendees will find live music, craft beer, and lots of noms from local food trucks.
Begins 6pm
Albert Whitted Park, 480 Bayshore Dr SE

Pride Celebration at Enigma
Keep the party going all weekend long with drink specials, live performances, and more at Enigma. There will be no cover, plus 2-for-1 happy hour from 12pm to 9pm, $5 Absolut and $4.75 Fireball from 9pm to 3am. On Friday, enjoy shows by Daphne Ferraro and cast with DJ Craig Durty. On Saturday, take the floor for a dance party with DJ Blake Blaze with performances by Kori Stevens and Daphne Ferraro.
Friday through Sunday
Enigma St. Pete, 1110 Central Ave

METRO Youth Nights
Social gatherings designed for LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-17. Metro staff members facilitate a safe, welcoming environment for all. Youth and young adults are welcome to make new friends, watch movies, play video games, and socialize throughout the evening. People of all gender expressions, identities, and sexual orientations are welcome! For more information about our youth programs, email Youth@MetroTampaBay.org, or call 727-321-3854.
6pm to 9pm
METRO LGBTQ Welcome Center, 2227 Central Ave

Saturday, June 22

Why Snakes Are Cool
Local herpetologist and environmental educator George L. Heinrich will present on why snakes are cool! There are 46 native species of snakes in Florida and most occur in the central peninsula. Despite playing important ecological roles as both predators and prey, snakes remain highly misunderstood animals. Mr. Heinrich will discuss Florida snake diversity, natural history, conservation, and snake safety.
Begins 10am
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Dr NE

Tech Data St Pete Pride Parade
Imagine 10,000 people swishing and sauntering along Downtown St Pete’s Bayshore Dr in a dazzling array of sequins, beads, leathers, and feathers to celebrate the power and beauty of diversity, with more than 200,000 people cheering them on. The 17th St Pete Pride Parade promises to continue to show the state all the beautiful colors of the diverse community, and be a fabulous opportunity for unbridled self-expression and love.
Begins 2pm
North Straub Park, 400 Bayshore Dr

Restorative Chakra Balancing with Lindsay Dixon
Take a journey from root to crown in this super chill restorative session. You will individually address all seven chakras with seed chanting, crystal bowl meditations, and fully supported restorative poses. Restorative yoga stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system which slows the heart rate, regulates the blood pressure and relaxes the body. This provides the perfect environment to work with the subtle energy centers in the body, known as the chakras. Bring a journal and small hand towel to cover your face.
Begins 6pm
The Body Electric Yoga Company, 3015 7th St N

Rainbros Pride Party
The most epic Pride party of the year is located directly on the St. Pete Pride Parade route. The event is hosted by Jenkins Law, Denmon Pearlman Law, and Primal Performance to celebrate the LGBTQ+ Community. Admission includes hors d’oeuvres, open bar, DJ & entertainment, drag queens, and awesome swag.

Begins 12pm
Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Dr NE

Williams Park Summer Market
Join us for the Williams Park Summer Market! From 9am to 1pm we will have live music and vendors with fresh produce, ready-to-eat foods, drinks, crafts, art, and more! Be sure to join us and support local! This event will run every Saturday from June 1st until August 31st.
9am–1pm
Historic Williams Park, 350 2nd Ave N

CrossFit9 Pride WOD
An annual celebration returns to CrossFit9 during St. Pete Pride weekend. We’re celebrating the diversity of our beloved community in all its glory. If you’ve got rainbow workout gear, come decked out! #CrossFit class times at 7:30 AM and 9:00 AM. 9HIIT at 10:15 AM (Lighter weight and no barbells, so it’s beginner-friendly! 100% of your $15+ entry will benefit Metro Inclusive Health, providing inclusive healthcare in the Tampa Bay area for over 25 years. Guests, please show up early so we can sign you in and get to the good stuff! This event is $20.
7:30am–11:30am
CrossFit9, 2727 6th Ave S, St. Pete, FL

Enigma 12 Hour Pride Party
Enigma is proud to present their first 12 hour Pride party hosted by Blake Blaze. They will have a different DJ starting at 3pm every hour until 10PM then resident DJ Blake Blaze and DJ Lmo will take over for the rest of the night. We have surprise guests performers and giveaways throughout the day and night.
Begins 3pm
Enigma St. Pete, 1110 Central Ave

SLAY: Battle of the Divas Pride Party!
Celebrate PRIDE with diva inspired cocktails, mildly inspired pop songs, and masks to represent your favorite queen. Free entry. Even is 21 and up only.
Begins 10pm
The Bends, 919 1st Ave N


Sunday, June 23

Yoga in the Park
There’s nothing like winding down the weekend with some yoga in the great outdoors! Meet at the northwest corner of Crescent Lake Park for this by-donation all levels flow class. Be sure to bring a yoga mat or towel, water, a friend or two, and a willingness to try something new!

Begins 8:30am
Crescent Lake Park, 1320 5th St N

Edible Garden | Seed Starting Workshop Roselle
Start from the seed different in-season vegetables and edible plants using organic heirloom varieties selected for our climate. Every month you will go home with 3 of your very own plants you plant from seed at the workshop. This workshop will feature Roselle (Florida Cranberry) which is in the hibiscus family, so you get to harvest the edible young leaves, flowers, and calyx in addition to enjoying the beautiful white blooms. Light snacks and mimosas with hibiscus tea will be served.

Begins 10am
Wild Roots, 1949 1st Ave S

Mimosas & Masterpieces
Cafe Gala invites you to start your week with an artistic take on Sunday Fundays. Chef Chuck Bandel creates specialty items based on seasonal ingredients, so each week’s menu varies. Order at the counter, choose a seat indoors or out, enjoy a Catalan-inspired brunch and raise a glass to surreal Sundays.

Begins 11am
The Dali Museum, One Dali Blvd

St Pete Pride Street Festival
Drawing more than 50,000 people, the St Pete Pride Street Festival will again be the largest community event of the season as festival-goers come together to make history while enjoying a day of live performances and entertainment, community booths, art, and fantastic food in paradise. There is something for everyone, including you!

Begins 11am
Grand Central District  

 

Written by Brien Neal

Brien Neal

Brien Neal is the Manager of Digital Strategy for RKC.me and a contributor for That’s So Tampa and I Love the Burg. He graduated from the University of South Florida in 2015 with a B.S. in Advertising.