EVENTS – March 2021

Due to the uncertainty of these times adjustments may be made.

Social distancing and face masks will be required during public events at this time.

MARCH EVENTS
Spring Training for the NY Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies will be taking place throughout March. For Spring Training Schedules visit www.mlb.com

Thursday, March 4 through Sunday, March 14 – Florida Strawberry Festival
10 am – 10 pm. Adult $10, Child 6 – 12 $5, 5 and under free. Fairgrounds, 303 Berryfest Place, Plant City. Annual celebration of Strawberry season and all the delicious ways to enjoy them. Carnival rides and games. Live entertainment. Exhibitions. www.flstrawberryfestival.com
Friday, March 5 – First Friday Art Walk
5 – 8 pm. Beach Blvd., Gulfport. Stroll the streets in this quaint seaside city and enjoy the wares of craftsman, artists and entrepreneurs. The galleries, boutiques and shops are open with ample dining options along the way. www.visitgulfportflorida.com

Friday, March 5 – Live Music Cruise at Sunset aboard the Pirate Ship “Royal Conquest”
5:30 – 7:30 pm. Adults $44.99, Child $34.99. The Pirate Ship at John’s Pass, 140 Boardwalk Place, Madeira Beach. Gather the krewe and come revel upon the sea in this two hour adult friendly sunset cruise. Free beer and wine. Music by John Alan Carmack. www.boattoursjohnspass.com

Saturday, March 6 – Pink Flamingo Tour of Gardens11 am – 5 pm. $10 advance, $15 day of. Registration and maps available at the Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd., Gulfport
Due to the pandemic the annual Tour of Homes has moved outdoors to view the creative and delightful of gardens around Gulfport. This is a self guided tour and car pooling or bicycles are encouraged www.pinkflamingohometour.com

Saturday, March 6 – Live Music Cruise at Sunset aboard the Pirate Ship “Royal Conquest”
5:30 – 7:30 pm. Adults $44.99, Child $34.99. The Pirate Ship at John’s Pass, 140 Boardwalk Place, Madeira Beach. Gather the krewe and come revel upon the sea in this two hour adult friendly sunset cruise. Free beer and wine. Music by Casey Allen. www.boattoursjohnspass.com

Saturday, March 13 – Live Music Cruise at Sunset aboard the Pirate Ship “Royal Conquest”
5:30 – 7:30 pm. Adults $44.99, Child $34.99. The Pirate Ship at John’s Pass, 140 Boardwalk Place, Madeira Beach. Gather the krewe and come revel upon the sea in this two hour adult friendly sunset cruise. Free beer and wine. Music by John Alan Carmack. www.boattoursjohnspass.com

Saturday, March 13 & Sunday, March 14 – Madeira Beach City Wide Garage Sale
Dawn to dusk. Free to browse. Madeira Beach. Throughout the city of Madeira Beach there will be treasures galore as the entire city is invited to turn unwanted items into cherished trinkets for someone. www.madeirabeachfl.gov
Sunday, March 14 – SPRING AHEAD! Daylight Savings time, set clocks ahead one hour.
Wednesday, March 17 – HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY
Thursday, March 18 through Sunday, March 21 – Springbreak Waterfront Festival
3 – 11 pm, Thursday. 12 noon – 11 pm, Friday & Saturday. 12 noon – 9 pm. Free admission. All day ride wristbands $17 advance, $20 day of. Madeira Beach Recreation Field and ROC Park. Enjoy a weekend of fun, carnival rides, games, food, live music and the annual Battle of the Bands.

Friday, March 19 – Spring Concert Series – Doobie Brothers & Santana Tribute
7 – 9 pm. $5 ticket is good for up to 6 people. Space provided is about 10 x 10 for your group.
Horan Park, 7701 Boca Ciega Dr., St. Pete Beach. Enjoy an evening of live music along the waterfront in a safe and socially distant event. www.spbrec.com

Saturday, March 20 – Indie Faire
5 – 8 pm. Beach Blvd., Gulfport. Indie Faire features high quality local art and contemporary crafts from across a wide range of mediums, as well as jewelry and locally sourced botanicals in an outdoor and socially distanced manner along scenic Beach Boulevard in downtown Gulfport. www.visitgulfportflorida.com

Saturday, March 20 – Live Music Cruise at Sunset aboard the Pirate Ship “Royal Conquest”
7 – 9 pm. Adults $44.99, Child $34.99. The Pirate Ship at John’s Pass, 140 Boardwalk Place, Madeira Beach. Gather the krewe and come revel upon the sea in this two hour adult friendly sunset cruise. Free beer and wine. Music by Casey Allen. www.boattoursjohnspass.com

Friday, March 26 – Live Music Cruise at Sunset aboard the Pirate Ship “Royal Conquest”
7 – 9 pm. Adults $44.99, Child $34.99. The Pirate Ship at John’s Pass, 140 Boardwalk Place, Madeira Beach. Gather the krewe and come revel upon the sea in this two hour adult friendly sunset cruise. Free beer and wine. Music by Casey Allen. www.boattoursjohnspass.com

Saturday, March 27 – Art in the Yard
10 am – 2 pm. Free to browse. Throughout Gulfport. It’s like a city wide garage sale but featuring local art! It’s like a treasure hunt of creativity. Map is available online at www.mygulfort.us

Saturday, March 27 – Easter Experience Drive Thru Egg Hunt
10 am – 1 pm. Free. Church by the Sea, 495 137th Ave. Circle, Madeira Beach. Personally and safely experience the events leading up to the resurrection and enjoy your own private egg hunt. Goodie bags and family activity boxes provided. www.churchbythesea.com

Saturday, March 27 – Live Music Cruise at Sunset aboard the Pirate Ship “Royal Conquest”
7 – 9 pm. Adults $44.99, Child $34.99. The Pirate Ship at John’s Pass, 140 Boardwalk Place, Madeira Beach. Gather the krewe and come revel upon the sea in this two hour adult friendly sunset cruise. Free beer and wine. Music by John Alan Carmack. www.boattoursjohnspass.com

Sunday, March 28 – Music in the Afternoon
2 – 4 pm. Free admission. Horan Park, 7701 Boca Ciega Dr., St. Pete Beach. Come spend an afternoon in a beautiful waterfront park enjoying the music of Lew Barrows and the Rhythm Kings. Seating not provided, feel free to bring chairs or blankets. www.spbrec.com

Saturday, April 3 – Underwater Egg Hunt and Chalk Lit Competition
10 am – 12 noon. $5 for egg hunt, chalk competition free. St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ceiga Dr., St. Pete Beach. Hop on in and scour the pool for Easter treasure and enjoy this Florida tradition. Calling all young artists for the chalk art competition. Registration for both events now open on the website. www.spbrec.com

Friday, April 2 – In Plein Sight
5 – 9 pm. Beach Blvd., Gulfport. Come experience creativity in motion during Gulfport’s first annual Plein Air painting exhibition, competition and sale during First Friday Artwalk. www.visitgulfportfl.com

Sunday, April 4 – HAPPY EASTER
Various Sunrise and normal church services will be held throughout the beaches.

Sunday, April 4 – Easter Egg Hunt at the Discovery Center
10 am – 12 noon. Free with admission. Come and enjoy an Easter morning tradition to remember as this family friendly activity takes you throughout the Discovery Center and the rescued animals to hunt for those treasured Easter Eggs. www.kissagator.com

Saturday, April 10 – Children’s Gasparilla Parade and Fireworks (CANCELLED)
www.gasparillapiratefest.com

Saturday, April 10 and Sunday, April 11 – 14th Annual Pinellas Pepper Fest
Saturday 10 am – 5 pm. Sunday 11 am – 4 pm. Free admission. England Brothers Bandshell Park, 5010 81 st Ave. N, Pinellas Park. Bands, beer, BBQ, sauces, salsas & spicy foods. Pet & Family friendly. Whip cracking demonstrations and axe throwing. www.pinellaspepperfest.com

Friday, April 16 – Spring Concert Series – Billy Joel, Barry Manilow & Neil Diamond Tribute
7 – 9 pm. $5 ticket is good for up to 6 people. Space provided is about 10 x 10 for your group.
Horan Park, 7701 Boca Ciega Dr., St. Pete Beach. Enjoy an evening of live music along the waterfront in a safe and socially distant event. www.spbrec.com

Saturday, April 17 – Annual Gasparilla Parade By Land and Sea (CANCELLED)
www.gasparillapiratefest.com

ALL EVENTS WILL REQUIRE FACE MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
DUE TO THE PANDEMIC CHANGES MAY OCCUR SO PLEASE CHECK WEBSITES FOR ANY UPDATES

ACTIVITIES EACH WEEK / MONTH
Tuesdays –
Gulfport Fresh Market, Beach Blvd., Gulfport. 9 am – 2 pm. Fresh produce, culinary, plants and so much more. www.visitgulfportflorida.com OPEN YEAR ROUND
Open Mike Night at Coconuts Comedy Club, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach – 8 pm. www.coconutscomedyclubs.com 727.360.JOKE (5653)
Wednesdays
Madeira Beach Morning Market, Madeira Beach Town Hall Parking Lot, 300 Municipal Dr. 9 am – 1 pm.

A Taste of Art – Brenda McMahon Gallery, 2901 Beach Blvd., Gulfport. Weekly hands on art experiences. www.brendamahongallery.com

Wednesday through Saturday – National comics at Coconuts Comedy Club
3/03 – 3/06 – JF Harris 3/10 – 3/13 – Kortney Williams
3/17 – 3/20 – Dougie Almeida 3/24 – 3/27 – Steve Arik
www.coconutscomedyclubs.com
Fridays
Friday Morning Market – Treasure Island Community Center, 1 Park Pl. 9 am – 2 pm. Begins 12/04
First Friday – Gulfport’s Artwalk – Juried by their peers local artists offer their unique style throughout various mediums. Live entertainment with shops and restaurants open. 5 – 8 pm. www.visitgulfportflorida.com
Select Friday and Saturdays
Live Music Cruises aboard the Royal Conquest Pirate Ship – John’s Pass, Madeira Beach
Adult Friendly, Free Beer and wine. Adults $44.99 + tax. Children $34.99 + tax. Sunset timed.
Friday, 3/5 – John Allen Karmack Saturday, 3/6 – Casey Allen
Saturday, 3/13 – John Allen Karmack Saturday, 3/14 – Casey Allen
Saturday, 3/20 – Casey Allen Friday, 3/26 – Casey Allen
Saturday, 3/27 – John Allen Karmack www.boattoursjohnspass.com 727,423.7824
3rd Saturday – Gulfport’s Indie Faire – The streets are lined with local artists, unique trinkets, live entertainment with shops and restaurants open. 5 – 8 pm. www.visitgulfportflorida.com
Sundays –
Indian Shores Sunday Market – 9 am – 1 pm. Indian Shores Municipal Bldg. 19305 Gulf Blvd. Indian Shores
Corey Ave. Sunday Market – 10 am – 2 pm. Over 75 vendors. Corey Avenue, St. Pete Beach.
First Sunday – Soothe Our Souls, a cost free respite upon the sea for those facing serious health challenges and their support group. For more details visit www.sootheoursouls.org or call 727.360.7411 which will be the dock office of Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center

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