Regent Lane Neighborhood Events: Week of January 19th 2020
Monday, January 20
MLK National Parade & Family Fun Day
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Annual MLK National Parade & Family Fun Day in St. Pete! This is the nation’s longest-running parade honoring MLK. Following the parade, enjoy a Family Fun Day at Tropicana Field featuring a kids zone, entertainment, an education drive, day of service programs and more!
Address: 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Learn more about this annual parade at: https://mlkdreambig.com/
Sunshine City Film Festival
Final day! Nominated as one of the best film festivals in the Tampa Bay Area, the Sunshine City Film Festival highlights some of the best independent filmmakers in the local Tampa Bay area and other parts of the country. From 3-10pm at the Sundial AMC 20, join us for SCFF: Red Carpet Feature Film, Music Videos & Indie Shorts Showcase. Also stick around for the SCFF Honors Awards and after party!
Visit SunshineCityFilmFestival.com for all the details on this event day.
Thursday, January 23
St. Pete – Beach Drive, Dine & Wine Tour
This tour explores the beautiful waterfront Beach Drive neighborhood via a 3-hour walking food & wine tour. Meet at The Vinoy Hotel while sipping a signature cocktail as you explore this spectacular historic resort. The tour continues to The Birchwood Inn for wine & food pairing and a visit to The Canopy roof top restaurant for spectacular views of the pier & North Yacht Basin. Enjoy another food and wine pairing before heading to visit Flute & Dram for a taste of the good life with a champagne and caviar tasting. The tour is finished with artisan baked desserts and coffee at Cassis St. Pete.
To book your tour, visit: https://www.tampabayfoodtours.com/st-pete-beach-drive-dine-wine-tour/
Saturday, January 25
Gasparilla Parade of Pirates
It’s that time of year again! Make way, mateys! The Gasparilla Parade of Pirates is invading Tampa Bay with over 140 unites – including elaborate floats, marching bands and of course, the infamous YMKG pirates! Celebrate the capture of the city of Tampa with a lively crowd along the 4.5 mile parade route. The parade begins at Bay to Bay Boulevard and Bayshore Boulevard. It continues along Bayshore Boulevard to Brorein Street, turns east on Brorein Street, then north on Ashley Drive. The parade ends at Cass Street & Ashley DriveThis event is free to the public. Reserved bleacher seating is available for the Parade of the Pirates.
Grand Central District Beer Day – The Dark Side
Five breweries. Five Dark beers. One great cause.
The Grand Central District breweries will be brewing up a special Dark beer to celebrate the season and the St. Pete community. All dark beers will be released on Saturday and every beer sold on this day will have $1 go towards Pet Pal Animal Shelter.
3 Daughters Brewing (222 22nd St S)
If I Brewed the World (2200 1st Ave S)
Right Around the Corner (2244 Central Ave)
Pinellas Ale Works (1962 1st Ave S)
Avid Brewing (1745 1st Ave S)
Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney
The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg is the first museum in the country to host this exhibition culled from the McNay Art Museum’s prestigious Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts. The traveling exhibition features a stunning variety of over 100 scene, costume, stage and program designs created by noted artists from the nineteenth century to the present day. The works of artists presented in the exhibition, such as Henri Mattise, Natalia Goncharova, Pablo Picasso, David Hockney,Robert Indiana,and Lesley Dill, innovated the productions of some of the world’s most famous opera and ballet productions. The museum will be animated with performances of classical music, opera, dance, theater and poetry throughout the run of the exhibition, along with special lectures and film screenings.
Address: 255 Beach Dr NE St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Learn more about the exhibition: https://mfastpete.org/exh/picasso-to-hockney/