Here are just a few different things to do and see in downtown St Petersburg, Florida. Nice day so get out and have some fun!


Tampa Bay Home Show presented and produced by Tampa Bay Times
Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg
Meet the home improvement experts at the Tampa Bay Home Show. Plan to spend the day discovering great exhibits, giveaways, door prizes, seminars, and so much more. See the latest trends in home remodeling: from kitchen and baths to flooring, to windows and home protection. 

Saturday 11/7

METRO Presents Gala Rouge

METRO’s Third Annual Gala takes place at the Historic Train Station. METRO is proud to be entering their 22nd year of providing services and support to those infected by HIV/AIDS, as well as a hub of activity for the LGBT community. This event will feature pop-up burlesque performances! Tickets to the event benefit METRO LGBT Centers and the NEW METRO Health Centers. Begins at 7pm. Historic Train Station, 420 22nd Street South.

FREE Saturday Morning Market 
More than 100 local vendors including farmers, growers with fresh produce and gourmet foods. Also, crafts, prepared foods, live entertainment, flowers and plants The mission of the market is to be the ‘heart’ of St. Petersburg – the place, more than anywhere else, that people feel a strong sense of joyful connectedness and creative community. While actual farmers, great food, interesting crafts and lively music are all wonderful elements of the market, this spirit of community is what really defines the market experience. The market is held every Saturday from October 2-and runs through May. The market is open from 9am-2pm. Al Lang Parking Lot, 230 1st Street Southeast.

St. Pete Indie Market Street Festival
Artists, makers and crafters will line up the sidewalk outside The Bends this Saturday for one of the best local shopping events of the season! Runs from 12-6pm. The Bends, 919 1st Avenue North.

FREE Brocante Market (Saturday & Sunday)
Brocanteurs (vendors) spend their days hunting, picking, and salvaging the most unique finds available in the entire Southeast.  Each month, for only two days, they open our doors to the public.  This limited engagement creates an air of excitement as items are claimed and treasures find their new home. Born from a love for all things vintage, Brocante represents an idea and a love and a love for the used, the past, the re-imagined, and the re-inspired. St. Petersburg area….a place where people are just as creative and unique as the items displayed. The event runs Saturday and Sunday. 9am-7pm Saturday; 9am-5pm Sunday. Brocante Market, 2200 2nd Avenue South.

FREE Crafty Fest @ ARTpool Gallery (Saturday & Sunday)
ARTpool’s monthly crafty fest. The event runs from 11am-5pm Saturday AND Sunday. ARTpool, 2030 Central Avenue.

Folkfest St. Pete (Saturday & Sunday)
The festival attracts artists from around the region and continuous live music from local and national musicians throughout the two-day event. Confirmed musical acts to date include Have Gun Will Travel on Saturday and Miami Indie/Folk/Americana performer Keith Johns on Sunday. Also performing are Rebekah Pulley and the Reluctant Prophets, and The Coteries. In addition to live music and artist vendors selling original folk art, jewelry and home décor items, the festival includes a family area sponsored by Great Explorations Children’s Museum, free parking at Tropicana Field Lot 6, food vendors and craft beer selections. Saturday 10am-9pm. Sunday 10am-7pm. $5 suggested donation. Baum Avenue between 11th and 13th Avenue in the EDGE District.

Bungalow Fest 2015 Tour of Homes
BungalowFest celebrates Historic Kenwood’s recent and past history with a unique home tour. The tour features homes that are completely restored and sometimes ones that are actually under renovation. BungalowFest 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the Historic Kenwood Neighborhood Association. 
for more information about the tour of homes or e-mail 37tudor@tampabay.rr.com

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Vintage Motor Classic @ South Straub Park
The Vintage Motor Classic is considered one of the premium vintage car, boat, and motorcycle collector shows in the Southeastern United States. The presentation of over 300, pre-1980, show vehicles is under the trees, on the lawn, and on the beautiful waterfront of South Straub Park. 10am-4pm. South Straub Park, 198 Bayshore Drive Northeast.

America Remembers: A Veterans Day Salute
The St. Petersburg College Concert Chorus and Madrigalians, under the direction of Dr. Vernon Taranto, Jr. presents its annual Veterans Day gala concert. The performance pays tribute to our armed forces for sacrifices made for liberty and freedom and includes songs including This is My Country, An Armed Forces Salute, Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah, Mr. Franklin Proffers Thanks, Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever, and God Bless the U.S.A. 3pm. Free and open to the public. Palladium Theater, 253 5th Avenue North. 

Gallery Talks: Reading Women @ Museum Of Fine Arts
Contemporary artist Carrie Schneider’s video projection and photographs in the Helen and Dick Minck Gallery spotlight her women friends and acquaintances in the process of reading.  They are captured in domestic spaces and are all reading books by talented women.  This exhibition complements Marks Made, which Ms. Pill curated. 3-4pm. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive Northeast. 

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