10 Events To Coast To In January

Enjoy the crisp winter weather and Coast to January events.

JAN 6 – 108 Sun Salutations at Cage Brewing in St. Pete

Kick off a new year with a 108 Sun Salutations practice, led by The Body Electric Yoga Company‘s Jessica Irene with Menscha providing the jams. Sweat out the old and make way for the new at Cage Brewing. Dress in layers, bring a mat, and set your intention for the year ahead. Afterward, hang out with your fellow yogis and toast great beginnings with a Cage brew or Kombucha.

Nearest station: Central Ave and 21st St N.

JAN 6 – Take me to the Movies with History Bike Tampa in Tampa

Did you know that Tampa has a rich movie history? Explore major landmarks of the big screen on this guided two-hour bike tour.

Nearest station: N Franklin St and E Cass St

JAN 7 – Marvel Universe Live in Tampa

Witness cutting-edge special effects, aerial stunts and video projection as Spider-Man, the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and other Marvel heroes join forces in this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil at Amalie Arena.

Nearest station: S Franklin St and Old Waters St

JAN 13 – St. Petersburg Sunshine Music Festival in St. Pete

A world-class line-up of musicians will showcase their talents at Vinoy Park including Tedeschi Trucks Band, Mike Gordon, Medeski Martin & Wood, Galactic, and Foundation of Funk.

Nearest station: Bay Shore Dr & 5th Ave N

JAN 13-14 – The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Music Festival in Tampa

A full line-up of musical entertainment across two days including Grammy-nominated former Mint Condition frontman Stokley, you’ll find plenty of family-friendly activities at this Curtis Hixon Park event, as well as food vendors and giveaways.

Nearest station: Curtis Hixon Park

JAN 15 – MLK “Dream Big” Parade and Family Fun Day in St. Pete

Celebrate the holiday with marching bands from across the country, floats, civic organizations and plenty of music at the parade, which begins at 11am. After, enjoy a Family Fun Day at Tropicana Field featuring a kids zone and entertainment from 2:30-8pm.

Nearest station: Throughout the city.

JAN 20 – 93rd East West Shrine Game in St. Pete

The longest running all-star college football game, combining great football with a great cause. A showcase for the next generation of NFL greats in aid of Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Nearest station: Central Ave & 14th Street

JAN 20 – Tweed Ride in St. Pete

The most fashionable event on two wheels, hosted by the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club. Don your finest tweed and enjoy tea, scones and croquet from 2pm ahead of a leisurely group bike ride through downtown St Petersburg at 4pm. Food trucks and Cycle Brewing will be onsite for the post-ride after party, where you can shuffle and jive to live music.

Nearest station: Mirror Lake Dr and 7th St

JAN 27 – Gasparilla Pirate Parade and Festival in Tampa

Named for pirate Jose Gaspar, who terrorized the coastal waters of West Florida during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Tampa’s annual Gasparilla celebration begins with the Gasparilla Invasion. Over 750 swashbucklers invade Tampa Bay aboard the majestic pirate ship “Jose Gasparilla,” docking at the Tampa Convention Center at 1pm. To celebrate their capture of the city, the Captain and his Krewe share their wealth – glittering beads, treasures and doubloons – with a lively, enthusiastic crowd along the parade route, which begins at Bay to Bay Boulevard and Bayshore Boulevard and ends at Cass Street and Ashley Drive.

Nearest station: S Franklin St and Channelside

JAN 28 – Bicycles and Buildings Tour with St. Petersburg Preservation in St. Pete

A fun, leisurely ride with numerous stops taking a closer look at the ‘Burg’s unique historic buildings and neighborhoods. The tour will start downtown with a focus on some of the city’s preservation success stories – businesses reusing historic buildings before continuing south along the waterfront into the Old Southeast and Driftwood neighborhoods. Post-ride treats provided by The Independent.

Nearest station: Central Ave and 11th Street N

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