October has arrived which means fall is officially here! To celebrate the excitement of pumpkin season, we have compiled a list of exciting events in the Sunshine City. From the arts to beer festivals to pumpkins galore, read below for upcoming events in October.
St Pete Pier Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch: October 9 – 25
From October 9 -10, The St. Pete Pier Fall Festival will kick off fall festivities at the Pier with family-friendly activities, food trucks, vendors and more. Then, until October 25,the St. Pete Pier Pumpkin Patch will continue so you can enjoy classic fall fun. The hay bales, autumn-themed refreshments, photo booth, and of course the pumpkins will be sights to see for the whole family.
Dia De Los Muertos: A Continued Celebration of Life – October 8
The Atelier de Sosi Gallery cordially invites you to Dia de los Muertos 2, an art show reflecting a holiday full of life, contemplation, family, food and fun. Guests are welcome to come dressed for the occasion to celebrate a showcase rooted in tradition. You can also purchase sugar skulls and decorate them with your designs. More information is available here.
Free Spiribam Rum Tasting – October 14
Join Birch & Vine for a night of specialty rum & chef-curated hors d’oeuvres at 5:00 p.m. on October 14. Admission is free and registration is required. You won’t want to miss this event!
SHINE St. Pete Mural Festival – October 15 -24
Back for its seventh year, the internationally recognized Shine St. Petersburg Mural Festival will take place on October 15-24. This year, the festival will feature 16 new murals located throughout the arts districts and Bright Spots, which are community murals aimed to engage and inspire viewers. Check out the event website for more information about the artwork and the talented artists.
American Stage Presents The Odd Couple – Oct 27 – Nov 21
What happens when two brothers with two different personalities decide to live together? Hailed as one of the greatest comedies of all time, Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” won the Tony Award for Best Play. “The Odd Couple” has experienced wide-spread acclaim with two Broadway revivals, a movie adaptation, inspired two sitcoms and staged by international theatres. Now, you can watch a fresh interpretation featuring a modern, multicultural casat brought to you by American Stage. Get your tickets today!
Halloween on Central – October 31
Experience downtown St. Pete in a whole new way this Halloween from 12 – 5 p.m. Halloween on Central will demonstrate what a car-free Central Avenue could feel like as attendees are free to walk along nearly 2 miles of the Sunshine City’s largest open spaces. This free event will feature Halloween themed family-friendly activities like trick-or-treating, entertainment, costume
contests and more.
St. Pete Beach Drive, Dine & Wine Tour – Thursdays
Calling all foodies and drink connoisseurs: this one’s for you. Explore downtown St. Pete Beach Drive on a guided walking food tour of premier destinations such as the Vinoy Hotel, Birchwood Inn, The Canopy, Bella Brava and Fresco’s Waterfront Bistro for food and adult beverages. And don’t forget about the dessert chocolates from Sweet Diva’s. Tours cost $75.00 per person. Book yours today!
Tasting Tuesdays at Birch & Vine
Perfect for date night, getting together with coworkers or catching up with friends, Tasting Tuesdays at Birch & Vine is the place to be Tuesday evenings. Enjoy half off appetizers and select bottles of wine. See you there!
So much to do, so little time! Whatever you choose, we hope you have a wonderful time!