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St. Pete Beach Events and News


St. Pete Beach Events and News


St. Pete Beach has a variety of events during the year. We have listed many of those events as well as the latest St. Pete Beach news headlines from local news sources.

St. Pete Beach Events


St. Pete Beach 5k Race Serie
July 21 & August 18
St. Pete Road Runners, the premiere running club in the St. Pete/Tampa area, invites runners and walkers to join our evening St. Pete Beach 5k Race Series.

Corey Avenue Sunday Market
Oct. 2, through May 28, 2017
Market hours will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2017 Rays Watch Parties at Guy Harvey Outpost
Sunday, July 30: Rays vs. Yankees - Time TBD
Sunday, August 27: Rays vs. Cardinals - 2:15 p.m.
Sunday, September 24: Rays vs. Orioles - 1:35 p.m.
Rays Radio will broadcast live and the Rays Street Team will be donned with great giveaways. Beverages and all your cookout favorites will be available for purchase, including bucket of beer specials. Cool off with unlimited trips down our 3-story waterslide for a discounted price of $15. Don’t forget your beach towels, beach chairs and of course sunscreen! Coolers not allowed on the beach. Parking is available at Island Grand or Guy Harvey Outpost for $10.

2017 Bert's St. Pete Beach Bike Fest
November 15-19, 2017
Enjoy free nightly Beach Party and Concert, Builder’s Row Showcase with custom bike viewing, Baddest Bagger Bike Show, Bikini Contest, Daily Poker Run, Nightly Beach Bar Crawl, and more
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St. Pete Beach Classic
Jan. 12 -15, 2018
The activities will kick off with the opening of the Expo on Friday at 11 AM and conclude with the Maddie Zolfo Half-Marathon awards and post-race party on Sunday about 10:30 AM. In between we'll have several Kids Dashes (50 to 300 yards), a 10K, 5K, 3.8 Mile Beach Fun Run and a Half Marathon separated by a couple post-race parties, free concert and a beach bonfire -- something for everyone to enjoy!!

St. Pete Beach Seafood & Music Festival
February 3-4, 2018
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Sunset Fest
Music, Entertainment & food
Second Saturday of the Month
Sunset Park; 73rd Ave & Sunset Way

Corey Avenue Sunday Market
Sundays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Corey Avenue between Boca Ciega Drive and Gulf Boulevard

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St. Pete Beach News

Local gas prices plummet as Fourth of July holiday travel approaches
Local gas prices are enjoying an unseasonal dip around the $2 mark just in time for the hectic Fourth of July holiday travel weekend.
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Adventures in Weekending: 10 things to do on St. Pete Beach this weekend
The beaches get a bad rap, you know? Tourists, traffic, drunk college kids... but several of us used to live on St. Pete Beach, so we figured now was as good a time as any to tell you how we spent our weekends when we lived there.
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Former St. Pete Beach estate of beer titan August Busch Jr. fetches $5.4 million
Nearly a decade and one scrubbed auction after it first hit the market, the former winter home of beer and baseball magnate August A. Busch Jr. sold today for $5.395 million.
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As sea turtle season begins, volunteers gear up
His name is Joe Widlansky, but he goes by "Turtle Joe." He spends his mornings rumbling along in a gray pickup truck with magnetic decals on each side that depict turtles, his eyes trained on the expanse of white sand along St. Pete Beach.
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Emergency Access Permit for barrier island residents and businesses
In an effort to prevent looting and burglary after a large-scale mandatory evacuation, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and the barrier islands have joined forces to provide free Emergency Access Permits to all businesses and residents of the barrier islands. Once a mandatory evacuation order has been lifted, Emergency Access Permits will be required to re-enter an evacuated area. There are nine entry points to the barrier islands. Access will be limited based on the closest entry point to your residence.
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Pass-A-Grille Beach Church thrift shop offers May special
The Thrift Shop of Pass-A-Grille Beach Community Church will conclude its 58th year of service to the community with a Month of May with a 50 percent sale on all merchandise.
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Promoters, St. Pete Beach reach compromise on powerboat race course
A compromise has been reached between the promoters of a powerboat race, whose original course would require water sport vendors to shut down on Father’s Day weekend, and the City of St. Pete Beach, according to the City Manager.
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Mastry’s Brewing Co. Announces First Bottle Release
St. Pete Beach’s award-winning brewery, Mastry’s Brewing Co., today announced the release of their first bottle. In collaboration with local artist and apparel brand, Hunter Skipper, Mastry’s Brewing Co. has concocted the perfect twist on a summer-time, beach beer.
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St. Pete Beach City Update
Currently, parking violations result in a $30 fine. However, according to the city ordinance, violators can be ticketed for every two hours they are illegally parked.
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St. Pete Beach boat races in jeopardy
The future of a proposed offshore boat race June 17-18 off St. Pete Beach is in limbo after it was determined the course for the race would infringe on a minimum safety zone required by the U.S. Coast Guard.
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St. Pete Beach Travel News

Protect Florida’s vulnerable road users, Share The Road
This month, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is reminding motorists statewide to share the road with motorcycles and bicycles in an effort to reduce crashes involving these vulnerable road users. DHSMV’s Motorcycle and Bicycle Safety Awareness Month is in partnership with the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Police Chiefs Association, Florida Sheriffs Association and the Florida Trucking Association.
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How to avoid a road rage incident
We all know that road rage violence is not a new phenomenon, but it is a dangerous one. Many of the car accidents we see at Zanes Law are a result of road rage.
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Travelers split on paying for TSA Pre-Check
Thirteen percent of frequent travelers expect to lose or have lost their complimentary TSA Pre-Check status
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Annual airfare study reveals best times to buy flights has released the findings of its Annual Airfare Study, which crunched 921 million airfares from 2.9 million trips to find the best and worst times to buy an airline ticket.
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