TAMPA, Fla. — If you’re looking for something fun to do this Memorial Day weekend (May 24-27), there’s plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.
Friday, May 24
When: May 24-26Where: St. Armands Circle Park, SarasotaCost: Free AdmissionInfo: Get ready for all things seafood and live music! The St. Armand’s Seafood & Music Festival will feature delectable seafood dishes and entertainment by top local and regional musical performers. Offering all food entrees (seafood, meat and vegetarian) prepared fresh on-site by local restaurants and food purveyors. Foods will be accompanied by a delicious assortment of side dishes, desserts and drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Music will be from such genres and R&B, jazz, rock, reggae and Caribbean sounds. The final ‘seasoning’ will be a walk through a marketplace of arts and crafts, gourmet food items and specialty products.
When: 7:30 p.m.Where: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at 4802 US-301, TampaCost: $35Info: Get excited country music fans! The Rascal Flatts will be performing Friday night at the MIDFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre. Tickets start at $35.
When: 8 p.m.Where: Capitol Theatre at 405 Cleveland Street, ClearwaterCost: $20Info: Don’t miss the famed line-up that backed singer-songwriter Billy Joel for over a decade, The Lords of 52nd Street – Legends of Billy Joel Band. The band that helped establish Billy Joel’s formidable sound and sell 150 million records is led by multi-instrumentalist Richie Cannata, drummer/percussionist Liberty DeVitto, and guitarist Russell Javors. Four of the five Joel albums released during their tenure reached the top ten on the Billboard charts: The Stranger, 52nd Street, Glass Houses, and the live Songs in the Attic.
When: 8:30 p.m.Where: Archibald Memorial Beach Park at 15100 Gulf Boulevard, St. PetersburgCost: FreeInfo: Enjoy a free showing of the movie ‘Grease’ at Archibald Memorial Beach Park on Friday night. Make sure to bring a chair or blanket!
Saturday, May 25
When: May 25-26Where: Raymond James Stadium at Cost: 2 Days $189.95 | 1 Day $119.95Info: Get ready for Tampa Bay’s largest EDM festival! Sunset Music Festival will feature some of the largest names in EDM at Raymond James Stadium this weekend. The music lineup includes Zedd, Alison Wonderland, Skrillex, Steve Darko, Flux Pavillion and so many others.
When: May 25-26Where: Coachman Park at 301 Drew Street, ClearwaterCost: FreeInfo: The Clearwater Music and Arts Festival will showcase free live music, food garden, art displays and dozens of fun attractions.
When: 12 p.m. – 11 p.m. Where: Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park at 1001 North Boulevard, TampaCost: $30Info: The Tampa Bay Margarita & Music Festival is Florida’s largest celebration of Margaritas and Live Music! Celebrate America’s favorite drink, the Margarita, and spend Memorial Day weekend at one of the best festivals in Tampa Bay! Enjoy live music, tons of margaritas, games, shopping, great food options, and end the night with a bang with the largest fireworks show in the area. The music lineup will feature Nelly, Cold War Kids and Soul Asylum.
When: 7:30 p.m.Where: Al Lang Stadium at 1st Street Southeast, St. PetersburgCost: $17Info: The Tampa Bay Rowdies will take on the Swope Park Rangers Saturday night at Al Lang Stadium!
Sunday, May 26
When: 7:30 p.m.Where: Capitol Theatre 405 Cleveland Street, ClearwaterCost: $49Info: The Lovin’ Feelin’ is back – and so are The Righteous Brothers as they come to Clearwater for their Capitol Theatre debut! With a string of #1 classics, including the most played song in radio history, You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo of Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield topped the charts for four decades. After Bobby’s death in 2003, Bill Medley continued to perform to sold-out crowds around the world, but fans pleaded with him to keep The Righteous Brothers alive.
Monday, May 27
When: 1:10 p.m.Where: Tropicana Field at 1 Tropicana FIeld Drive, St. PetersburgCost: $15Info: Play ball! The Tampa Bay Rays will host the Toronto Blue Jays for a divisional series game on Memorial Day! First pitch is at 1:10 p.m.
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