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Things to do in Tampa Bay May 6th – 8th

Happy Mother's Day Tampa Bay

This weekend is full of events throughout Tampa Bay.  A few featured events are Sunflower Season Fun At Sweetfields FarmFlorida Wiener Dog Derby XII FWDDXII with Tampa Riverfestand Saturday Morning Market. Let me know what events you have attended. I love the hear from you!  If you have an event you would like me to feature, just let me know. 

Family-Friendly Events

Red Barn Flea Market in Bradenton  A Place Where You Can Come With The Whole Family. Lots Of Vendors, Lots Of Merchandise & Lots Of Fun For Everybody. Tuesday through Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm Video! Saturday and Sunday Easter Bunny from 11 AM to 2 PM


Here’s what’s happening this weekend
 

FRIDAY, May 6th – National Nurses Day
* National Nurses Day is celebrated every May 6th and highlights the hard work and contributions of healthcare workers. According to the American Nurses Association, “National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. 

Sunflower Season Fun At Sweetfields Farm 10 AM – 2 PM The Sunflowers are amazing and the farm fun is ready for you! We have been hard at work on the farm and now it’s time to get your tickets. Head on out to take part in this season’s beauty and make some memories. Sunflower picking, gorgeous gardens, fun activities, Hayrides, cute animals….. There is so much beauty and fun on the farm for all ages ready to be shared and enjoyed. Don’t forget to bring your family, your friends, your smiles and your camera.


RiverFest – Curtis Hixon Park 4 PM – 10 PM  

  • LIVE MUSIC 4 P.M. – 10 P.M.
  • DESSERT TRUCKS 4 P.M. – 10 P.M.
  • BEER TENTS  4 P.M. – 10 P.M.
  • TASTE OF THE RIVERWALK – SAMPLES FROM RESTAURANTS 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. ($)
  • VIP TENT (WRISTBAND REQUIRED $)
  • HOT AIR BALLOON GLOW 8:30 P.M. – 9 P.M. (WEATHER PERMITTING)
  • CLOSING HEADLINER BAND –  8:30 P.M.-10 P.M.

SATURDAY, May 7th – National Train Day
* National Train Day is a holiday started by Amtrak in 2008 as a method to spread information to the general public about the advantages of railway travel and the history of trains in the United States

Red Barn Flea Market in Bradenton  A Place Where You Can Come With The Whole Family. Lots Of Vendors, Lots Of Merchandise & Lots Of Fun For Everybody. Tuesday through Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm Video!  *** Easter Bunny from 11 AM to 2 PM 

Ybor City Saturday Market 9 am  – 3 pm Centennial Park Ybor City Join us at Historic Ybor City, and located at Centennial Park is always family-friendly, pet friendly, and absolutely free! An open-air market! At the Ybor City Saturday Market, you’ll find unique products made by local artists, artisans, and independent businesses. Gourmet foods & sauces, teas, coffees, cupcakes, cookies, French macarons, fresh-baked bread, prepared foods, pet treats, honey, fine cigars, unique, one-of-a-kind gifts, photography, artwork, jewelry, woodworking, handmade bath and body products, candles, and so much more. *Please Note New Parking Rules in Ybor change on May 1st.

Saturday Morning Market 101 1st Avenue Southeast Saint Petersburg 9 AM – 2 PM  more than 100 booths, Local Farmers with organic and sustainably raised fresh vegetables, fruits, and meats.  Live Music, Artisan Foods, handmade crafts, gourmet & prepared Food from over 15 countries.  

Second Saturday ArtWalk @ The Factory From 5 pm – 9 pm 2622 Fairfield Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712. Can you believe it is 2022! Celebrate the New Year with The Factory St. Pete and our incredible Artists! Come Check out our Resident Artists displaying their newest Artworks: The Nature of Fire, Grounded Gallery, Lucky Leroy, Abstract Poet, Beauties in a Bottle, Tommy Bayot, F Squared Ceramics, LittleBull_4U, The Tampa Bay Sewcial Club, Richard Randell, Patricia Tierney-Moses, and Koch Photography.


Florida Wiener Dog Derby XII FWDDXII with Tampa Riverfest 10 AM – 4 PM  The Florida Wiener Dog Derby, Inc, is a Florida event-based, all-volunteer 501C3 fundraiser for local dachshund and animal rescue. In a calendar year, we host at least ten different competition events within the state of Florida, that raise money for designated nonprofits.
In 2022 FWDD is celebrating 12 years of family fun and raising money for local guest rescues/charities! You are hereby invited to join us for a day of laughter, fun, food, wiener dogs, and so much more! We’re off to the races.

RiverFest – Curtis Hixon Park  10 AM – 10 PM  
 

  • LIVE MUSIC 10 A.M. – 10 P.M.
  • FOOD TRUCKS 10 A.M. – 10 P.M.
  • BEER TENTS 10 A.M. – 10 P.M.
  • WIENER DOG DERBY 10 A.M. – 5 P.M.
  • TACO FESTIVAL 10 A.M. – 9 P.M. ($)
  • HOT AIR BALLOON GLOW 8:30 P.M. – 9 P.M. (WEATHER PERMITTING)
  • VIP TENT (WRISTBAND REQUIRED $)
  • CLOSING HEADLINER BAND 8:30 P.M. – 10 P.M.

SUNDAY, May 8th – Mother’s Day
*Mother’s Day is celebrated across the world, in more than 50 countries, though not all countries celebrate it on the same day.

Mother’s Day Brunches and events in the Tampa Bay area
Why do we celebrate Mother’s Day? Mother’s Day is an occasion that is celebrated in various parts of the world to express respect, honor, and love towards mothers. The day is an event to honor the contribution of mothers, and acknowledge the efforts of maternal bonds and the role of mothers in our society. Give your Mother a hug, reach out with a phone call or give a happy thought if you are not able to be with her!

Red Barn Flea Market in Bradenton  A Place Where You Can Come With The Whole Family. Lots Of Vendors, Lots Of Merchandise & Lots Of Fun For Everybody. Tuesday through Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm Video!  *** Easter Bunny from 11 AM to 2 PM 

Second Sunday Art Walk + Vendor Fair at Armature Works 11 am – 3 pm Free The event will feature a rotating cast of artisanal artists and makers selling handmade goods, jewelry, art, woodwork, gifts, and more; the Gathering Space at Armature Works. 


 

Mark your calendar for these Future Events: 

Ybor City Saturday Market 9 am  – 3 pm Centennial Park Ybor City Join us at Historic Ybor City, and located at Centennial Park is always family-friendly, pet friendly, and absolutely free! An open-air market! At the Ybor City Saturday Market, you’ll find unique products made by local artists, artisans, and independent businesses. Gourmet foods & sauces, teas, coffees, cupcakes, cookies, French macarons, fresh-baked bread, prepared foods, pet treats, honey, fine cigars, unique, one-of-a-kind gifts, photography, artwork, jewelry, woodworking, handmade bath and body products, candles, and so much more. *Please Note New Parking Rules in Ybor change on May 1st.

Second Sunday Art Walk + Vendor Fair at Armature Works 11 am – 3 pm Free The event will feature a rotating cast of artisanal artists and makers selling handmade goods, jewelry, art, woodwork, gifts, and more; the Gathering Space at Armature Works. Held the Second Sunday of the Month 

Second Saturday ArtWalk @ The Factory From 5 pm – 9 pm 2622 Fairfield Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712. Can you believe it is 2022! Celebrate the New Year with The Factory St. Pete and our incredible Artists! Come Check out our Resident Artists displaying their newest Artworks: The Nature of Fire, Grounded Gallery, Lucky Leroy, Abstract Poet, Beauties in a Bottle, Tommy Bayot, F Squared Ceramics, LittleBull_4U, The Tampa Bay Sewcial Club, Richard Randell, Patricia Tierney-Moses, and Koch Photography.


Saturday Morning Market 101 1st Avenue Southeast Saint Petersburg 9 AM – 2 PM  more than 100 booths, Local Farmers with organic and sustainably raised fresh vegetables, fruits, and meats.  Live Music, Artisan Foods, handmade crafts, gourmet & prepared Food from over 15 countries.  

Fresh Market Hyde Park Village in Tampa, Florida 10 am – 3 pm Fresh Market is a monthly farmers market featuring over 80 local vendors, including produce, handcrafted goods, plants, and more. While you shop and stroll, enjoy live music by Gasparilla Music in Village Circle. This event is pet-friendly. First Sunday of the Month  June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, and December 4


Riverview Riverfest Carnival 6915 Riverview Dr, Riverview, FL 33578 Rides, Food, and Games!  MAY 12 AT 4 PM – MAY 15 AT 8 PM

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John Warner

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