Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (6.22-24.18)

UPCOMING EVENTS 

Fourth of July Fireworks
Fireworks could start as early as 8:30 p.m. or as late as 10 p.m. depending on the weather. View along Bayshore Drive from these parks: Albert Whitted, North Straub, South Straub, North Shore, Elva Rouse, Florida Wylie. North Straub Park – 350 5th Ave. NE, St

Friday, June 22

Pride on Edge 

Turn up to Pride on Edge, St. Pete’s first pop-up gay club experience for TWO NIGHTS ONLY. All revelers are welcome to experience Open House’s new and unique event space that provides the perfect blank canvas for a weekend full of music, lights, dancing, drinks, and other colorful entertainment. After dark, enjoy live DJs including two St. Pete favorites, with Sugar Bear both nights and a Friday opening set by DJ Austen van der Bleek. General admission is FREE though we recommend you RSVPOpen House St. Pete 1113 Central Ave.

Join the Gay Mafia in the VIP loft and enjoy an open bar, private lounge and bathroom and birds-eye view of the action. Very Limited Tickets Available.
For Gay Mafia Access Friday: Click here 
For Gay Mafia Access Saturday: Click here

SP2 Concert
SP2 Concert will be held Friday, June 22, 2018  beginning at 7:00 pm. Hosted by Coco Montrese(Rupaul’s Drag Race Season 5, Rupaul’s Drag Race All-Stars). Come out and enjoy musical sensations such as Swipe Right, Rolando, and Spazmatics! North Straub Park – 400 Bayshore Dr NE

Flick + Float: Movie Night at the Pool
Flick + Float Movie Night at the Pool is back with 10 new events happening every Friday starting June 1 from 7 to 10 p.m.  The event is hosted by St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation Department’s Aquatics Division. The movie for this event will be The Secret Life of Pets and tickets prices range from $2-$3 dollars, depending on age. Lake Vista Pool 1450 60th Ave S.

Not My Son
Not My Son (NMS) is a grassroots community outreach marketing campaign and intervention effort to assist African American male youth and young adults, (12-24 years of age) in the City of St. Petersburg under the MBSK umbrella. The primary goal is to promote positive achievement and anti-crime awareness. We solicit your support as we strive to serve notice that education, opportunities, and positive relationship are the formula for hope in our community. Greater Mount Zion AME Church – 1045 16th St. S

Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Penn FC
Get ‘Rowdie’ at Al Lang Stadium and cheer on the Tampa Bay Rowdies as they take on the Penn FC.  Kickoff is at 7:30 pm and tickets start at $25. Al Lang Stadium – 230 1st St. S

Saturday, June 23 

Rain Gardens and Barrels
Learn inventive ways to collect rainwater just in time for the rainy season. Learn how to create your own beautiful and functional rain garden and the best collecting techniques using rain barrels. A limited number of rain barrels will be for sale after the program ($40/each). Brian Niemann of the Pinellas County UF/IFAS extension leads this fun and informative program in our air-conditioned classroom. Free with paid admission or membership. Sunken Gardens – 1825 4th St. N

St.Pete Pride Parade
The fun begins at 2 pm with the parade kicking off at 7 pm. Look for the PPPR Float! Straub Park – 400 Bayshore Dr NE

Sunday, June 24

St. Pete Pride Festival 2018
One of St Pete’s most-loved annual community events for those who support diversity, the St Pete Pride Festival attracts over 40,000 people for a day of fun in the sun. This year, the St Pete Pride Festival presents a huge line-up of live entertainment, community activations, and food vendors. The St Pete Pride Festival is a FREE event. Grand Central District – 1600-3100 Central Ave

Old Man/ Woman Session Every Wednesday & Sunday 
Dust off that Mike McGill reissue, strap on your leopard print rector pads, put on that lime green flyaway helmet and come to join us every Wednesday and Sunday at the St.Petersburg Regional Skatepark for our Old Man/Woman Session from 6 pm – 11 pm (or until you can’t skate) Ibuprofen not included. St. Pete Skatepark Alliance – 600 12th Street South

Mimosas & Masterpieces: Brunch at The Dali
Cafe Gala invites you to start your week with Mimosas & Masterpieces, an artistic take on Sunday Fundays. Enjoy a Catalan-inspired brunch, raise a glass to surreal Sundays, then visit the galleries, stroll the grounds, contemplate the Avant-garden, browse the Museum Store and soak in all the brilliance of St. Petersburg’s #1 attraction. Invite a friend and meet at Cafe Gala for brunch and art, sustenance and inspiration. There is no cost to visit the Cafe (or the Store or Gardens); gallery admission requires an admission ticket or Museum membership. Salvador Dali Museum – 1 Dali Blvd

 

Image from @perfectlyimperfect

Be sure to use the #ilovetheburg for your photo to be featured!