Best Tampa Bay Things To Do Memorial Weekend 2013: Bands, Parties, Fireworks & The Beach
Memorial Day Weekend is about honoring our fallen Military heroes and it’s also a long holiday weekend that most American’s use to welcome the beginning of summer. This three day weekend is full of events that will keep you busy and out of the house or hotel room.
Do you love to watch fireworks light up the sky?
9:45pm | Pinellas County
St. Pete Pier
800 Second Ave. N.E. | St. Petersburg
Yankees Vs. The Rays
SUN | May 26
1 Tropicana Dr St Petersburg, FL 33705
(727) 825-3250 | www.raysbaseball.com
3rd place Rays host a 3 game series against AL East first place team the New York Yankees. Tickets start at $19.
Sunsets at Pier 60
Free & Fun
10 Pier 60 Dr.
Clearwater Beach, Florida 33767
(727) 449-1036 | www.sunsetsatpier60.com
The Sunsets at Pier 60 Festival is a nightly sunset celebration that show free movies on Friday and Saturday nights. There are also artisans, crafters, street performers and musical entertainment.
2013 Big East Baseball Tournament
TUES – SUN, May 21-26 | Tickets: $8
Bright House Field
601 N. Old Coachman Rd | Clearwater FL 33765
The championship will be Sunday, May 26 at noon, televised on ESPNU.
Farewell St. Pete Pier
FRI – MON, May 24-27
800 Second Ave. N.E.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Memorial Day Weekend is the last blast for St Petersburg Pier.
FRI – A Salsa Celebration from 7-11p
SAT – Street Performers and live music all daySUN – Live 60′s music with Solid Core
Monday Memorial Day: The Tempests play from 1-5p, Water Ski Shows at noon and 2:30 and FIREWORKS at 9:45
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Bands on the Sand – Free Concert
SAT – SUN , May 25 – 26 Noon – 10PM
In Front of Bilmar Beach Resort
10650 Gulf Blvd. | Treasure Island 33706
Free two-day event features 12 bands plus, arts and crafts vendors, food and beverage concessions. All-day parking on the beach $10 (enter at 112th Avenue & Gulf Boulevard). No pets
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Memorial Day Family Funfest
MON, May 27, 10am – 4pm
Armed Forces Military Museum
2050 34th Way N. | Largo
Family festival includes rock wall climbing, bounce house, power bungee jumping, face painting, military dress-up, karaoke, a DJ and music. Food vendors will be on hand. Admission: Adults $10 / Youths 4 -12 $5.
Oldsmar Freedom Fest 2012
FRI – SUN, May 24-26
100 State Street West | Oldsmar
Bike shows, food vendors, live music and a kids fun zone. Bands include Greg Billing, The Alter Eagles, The Black Honkey’s and Stormbringer. Hours: 5 to 10 pm – Friday, 10 am to 10 pm Saturday and Sunday.
Bring your boat, beer, chairs and floats to a sandbar near the cut bridge off Weedon Island Preserve and PARTY in the water during a free floating concert. Drop anchor or wade from shore to the floating party barge concert stage. Cross Creek Blues Band and Hal Hammer Jr. will keep you rocking. Viewing is from the water only so you gotta get wet to rock with us! Pets & coolers allowed… no glass.
Bay Pines VA Annual Memorial Day Ceremony
MON, May 27 at 10AM
Bay Pines National Cemetery
10000 Bay Pines Blvd | St Petersburg, FL 33708
(727) 398-9426 | www.baypines.va.gov/BAYPINES
This is the only National Cemetery in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties and the largest observance of Memorial Day with over 3,000 expected attendees. Veterans, their families and friends, and the general public are invited to attend.
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