TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (June 21-23), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.
Friday, June 21
St. Pete Street Food & Craft Beer Fest
When: 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Where: Albert Whitted Park at 480 Bayshore Drive SE, St. Pete
Info: Enjoy awesome food, craft beers and live music. There will be a special appearance from the Tampa Bay Lightning girls and Rolling Thunder. This event is pet friendly and will be fun for the whole family! Picnic chairs and blankets are welcome.
Movie on the Beach—The Meg
When: 8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Where: Madeira Beach Recreation at 300 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach
Info: You voted and THE MEG is coming to Archibald Memorial Beach Park this Friday! Saltwater Destination will be renting chairs once again for the movie. Give them a call at 727-743-1143 if you’d like to reserve a spot up close for the movie this Friday! Also, there will be a pre-party at The Old Snack Shack, Madeira Beach prior to the movie with food and drink specials, live music, and raffle prizes!
St. Pete Pride Weekend
When: June 21-23
Where: Waterfront area at 375 Bayshore Drive NE, St. Pete
Info: Enjoy Florida’s largest Pride celebration with the annual Pride Parade, TransPride March, SP2 Concert featuring Jennifer Real, Divine AF and Lisa Loeb, after parties and so much more!
Saturday, June 22
Art and Technology Showcase
When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Second Century Studio at 331 Cleveland St, Clearwater
Info: Enjoy an augmented and virtual reality demo, a 3D printer in action, a virtual reality gaming exhibit, the surrealist-inspired Dreams of Dali Virtual Reality Exhibit, a sound mixer and playground, an interactive and spontaneous group vocal looping and an interactive and playful sight, sound and movement installation.
When: 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Zephyr Park at 38116 5th Ave, Zephyrhills
Info: The LARGEST firework show in all of Zephyrhills returns! Prior to the event there will be a Morning Market featuring 50 local artisans and vendors from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. SummerFest kicks off with an epic dance competition, followed by a watermelon eating contests for both children and adults, and the festival concludes with a 30-minute firework show over the lake. Along with plenty of family-friendly activities, there will also be local food vendors, bounce houses, face painters, balloon twisters and more.
Noche de San Juan at Adventure Island
When: 7 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Where: Adventure Island at 10001 McKinley Dr, Tampa
Info: Spend time with your favorite DJ’s from Rumba 106.5 and enjoy this traditional celebration with your whole family at Adventure Island. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to celebrate your heritage and lock in a year full of good luck. This is a separately-ticketed event.
Body Mind Spirit Expo
When: June 22-23
Where: Florida State Fairgrounds at 4800 US Hwy 301 N, Tampa
Info: Body Mind Spirit brings refreshed energy to the holistic movement in 2019. Discover the latest in new thought presentations, the best advances in alternative health and, as always, the nation’s finest selections of psychics and mediums.
17th Annual Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival
When: June 22-23
Where: 271 Main Street, Dunedin
Info: You will meet some of the country’s finest crafters with products all handmade in the U.S.A. Botanical hotplates, ceramic planters, functional pottery, hair accessories, handmade one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and an expansive Green Market offers something for every taste and budget.
Sunday, June 23
Tampa Bay Yoga Festival
When: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: Water Works Park at 1710 N Highland Ave, Tampa
Info: The local yoga community will come together to celebrate International Yoga Day on a beautiful Sunday in the park. There will be 15 total 30-minute classes with different yoga instructors for all to show the public their talents, plus local healthy food vendors, food trucks, and local yoga and health focused market style vendors. Enjoy a fun gathering of happy yogis spreading good vibes, good music (drum circle and mantra music) and good food.
Summer Classics: Cool Hand Luke (1967)
When: 3 p.m.
Where: Tampa Theatre at 711 N Franklin St, Tampa
Cost: $10 ($7 for Tampa Theatre members)
Info: When petty criminal Luke Jackson (Paul Newman) is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden (Strother Martin) or the yard's resident heavy, Dragline (George Kennedy), who ends up admiring the new guy's unbreakable will. (Immediately after the screening, retired Tampa Bay Times film critic Steve Persall will lead a short discussion and audience Q&A. The session is included with film admission.)
The Magic of Eric Eaton
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Side Splitters at 12938 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa
Cost: $14 (plus 2 item minimum)
Info: Eric is a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and at age 15 was invited to the Magic Castle in Hollywood, California. He puts on a great show that earns him high praise and ovations as well, with his unique blend of magic, charm and comedic wit. All of Eric’s tricks include audience members. From the show’s start to the incredible finish, audience members find themselves on stage trading barbs with Eric and having the time of their lives! This show is restricted to people 18 and older.