Things to do in St. Pete this weekend

It’s time to clock off and get your weekend on, and what a weekend The Burg has in store for you. From Friday to Sunday, St. Pete has a little something for everyone.

Here are our picks of this weekend’s not-to-be-missed events.

The Coast Bike Share team’s featured event of the week is …

Winter Wonderland Ride
Where: Black Crow Coffee Co, 722 2nd St N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
When: 5:30-7pm
What: Get decked out in holiday style and join this festive bike ride around the city, hosted by our pals at ShiftStPete, culminating with hot refreshments at local coffee hotspot Black Crow Coffee.
Price: $5
Coast Bike Hub: The Pier at 2nd Ave N and 1st St N

Friday 2 December

Christmas Lights in Downtown St. Pete

Image: Visit St. Pete

Waterfront Light Display at Straub Park
Where: Beach Drive and 5th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
When: 5pm
What: Stroll or coast through the thousands of festive lights and decorations along Downtown St. Pete’s waterfront.
Price: Free
Coast Bike Hub: The Pier at 1st St N and 2nd Ave N

Rockabilly Night in the Courtyard at The Ale and the Witch
Where: The Ale and the Witch, 111 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
When: 5pm-11:30pm
What: A night of live rockabilly swing to celebrate the uncasking of the specially brewed chocolate malt shake Deja Moo Milk Stout from Tampa-based brewery Hidden Springs Ale Works.
Price: Free
Coast Bike Hub: The Pier at 2nd Ave N and 1st St N

First Friday in Downtown St. Pete
Where: Central Ave between 2nd and 3rd St N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
When: 5:30pm-10pm
What: Enjoy live music and deals at some of your favourite bars and restaurants as St. Pete celebrates the first Friday of the month.
Price: Free
Coast Bike Hub: The Pier at 2nd Ave N and 1st St N

Image via St. Pete Shuffle

Image: St. Pete Shuffle

Free Fridays at St. Pete Shuffle
Where: The St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Dr N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
When: 7-11pm
What: BYOB and listen to curated music while volunteers help you learn the ins and outs of this iconic St. Pete sport.
Price: Free
Coast Bike Hub: 1st Ave S & 8th St S

Live Music and Food Trucks at Three Daughters Brewing
Where: Three Daughters Brewing, 222 22nd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712
When: 8-11pm
What: Beer, good eatin’ and live music. Enough said.
Price: Free
Coast Bike Hub: Central Ave and 21st St N

Saturday 3 December

Brocante Vintage Market

Image: Brocante Vintage Market

Brocante Vintage Market
Where: Brocante Vintage Market, 2200 2nd Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712
When: 9am-7pm
What: 15,000 square feet of vintage and antique shopping, Brocante features a curated selection of unique finds from a team of expert pickers.
Price: Free
Coast Bike Hub: Central Ave and 21st St N

 

Saturday Morning Market
Where: 350 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
When: 9am-2pm
What: The largest weekly fresh market in the Southeast U.S offering everything from handmade soaps, crafts and clothing to locally-produced fruits, vegetables and cheeses.
Price:  Free
Coast Bike Hub: 1st Ave S and 1st St S

Canopy Open Tree Climb with Pathfinder Outdoor Education
Where: 1310 22nd Ave S, St. Petersburg, 33705
When: 10am-2pm
What: Ascend into the canopy of a beautiful live oak using harnesses and a rope pulley system.
Price: $10 per person.
Coast Bike Hub: 6th Ave S and 2nd St S

December Artist Tour: The Artist Enclave of Historic Kenwood
Where: Studios on the Enclave, 235 8th Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33713
When: 10am-5pm
What: Coast through the beautiful historic neighborhood of Kenwood and enjoy the work of 19 different artists at 14 stops.
Price: Free
Coast Bike Hub: The Pier at 2nd Ave N and 1st St N

Yoga, Art and Live Music at The Gallery
Where: The Gallery, 200 Central Ave #111, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
When: 10:30-11:30am
What: Yoga to live music at this contemporary St. Pete art gallery.
Price: $10
Coast Bike Hub: 1st Ave S & 8th St S

Crafts and Drafts St Pete 2016Creative Loafing’s Crafts and Drafts
Where: The St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Dr N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
When: 11am-5pm
What: More than 50 of Tampa Bay’s best local artisan craft vendors, food trucks and craft beer favourites come together for a day of free activities, shuffleboard lessons and more.
Price: $5
Coast Bike Hub: 1st Ave S & 8th St S

St. Pete Indie Market December Makers Market
Where: Green Bench Brewing, 1133 Baum Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
When: 11am-4pm
What: Local artists, indie designers, makers, vintage sellers, horticulturists, and eclectic crafters come together at one of our favourite breweries to showcase the best of St. Pete’s indie shopping.
Price: Free
Coast Bike Hub: Central Ave and 21st St N

B.E in the Burg Scavenger Hunt
Where: 3015 7th St N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33704
When: 1-3pm
What: Grab a bike and solve Body Electric’s cryptic clues and challenges around Downtown St. Pete while gathering photographic evidence of your progress.
Price: $30 per person.
Coast Bike Hub: Central Ave and 21st St N

Uke It Out: WMNF’s Second Annual Ukulele Festival
Where: Cage Brewing, 2001 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL, 33712
When: 3-10pm
What: Dozens of ukulele bands playing everything from reggae and bluegrass to Americana and rock.
Price: $15
Coast Bike Hub: Central Ave and 21st St N

The Independent Grand Opening Party
Where: The Independent, 1049 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
When: 3pm-12am
What: Celebrate the return of this iconic St. Pete bar with a BOGO can special, wine tastings, giveaways and live music.
Price: Free
Coast Bike Hub: Central Ave and 11th St N

Santa and Ice Skating at North Straub Park
Where: Beach Drive and 5th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
When: 6-9pm
What: Pay Santa a visit and go “glice” skating on a simulated ice rink at our beautiful waterfront park.
Price: Free
Coast Bike Hub: The Pier at 2nd Ave N and 1st St N

Green Bench Live Music Showcase Presents: An evening with Fr33dback, Kristopher James and Forest Floor
Where: Green Bench Brewing, 1133 Baum Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
When: 8-11pm
What: A night of local, soulful music with a side of craft beer.
Price: Free
Coast Bike Hub: Central Ave and 21st St N

Sunday 4 December

Yoga at The Dali Museum

Image: City of St. Pete

Yoga and Dali
Where: The Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
When: 10:30am-12pm
What: Classes are vinyasa/ashtanga-based incorporating pranayama (breathwork), asana (posture work), meditation and relaxation. Beginners and experienced yogis are welcome.
Price: $10 for students and members. $15 for non-members.
Coast Bike Hub: 1st Ave S and 1st St S

Super Sunday with The Betty Fox Band
Where: The Ale and the Witch, 111 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, 33701
When: 4-7pm
What: Wind down from the weekend with three hours of live music from local favourite The Betty Fox Band and two special guests.
Price: Free
Coast Bike Hub: The Pier at 2nd Ave N and 1st St N

Need a fun, affordable and convenient way to get from one event to the next? Book a Coast Bike! And don’t forget to tag us #CoastStPete on Twitter and Instagram with your weekend coast adventures.