Grand Central District – St. Petersburg, FL

Upcoming Events

Crafty Fest Shop Local Artisan & Vintage Market October 1 + 2

Crafty Fest Shop Local Artisan & Vintage Market October 1 + 2

Oct 1, 11:00am - Oct 2, 5:00pm

ARTpool Gallery
2030 Central Ave
Saint Petersburg, FL  33712 Map

Crafty Fest Market is our buy local, handmade & vintage fabulous monthly event! It is a fave with the locals and always a great time. Our markets are a ton of fun and feature the best artisans in Tampa Bay including lots of ETSY folks too. Come enjoy the Fest and make a day out of your ARTpool adventure by shopping with vendors and checking out our funky shop & gallery too! All ages event & free to attend.

Sellers can apply for a booth at

Saturday & Sundays 11am-5pm
October 1st & 2nd

The Fests for this season will be hosted at:
ARTpool Gallery located at 2030 Central Avenue, St Petersburg FL 33712

Grand Central Lit Crawl

Grand Central Lit Crawl

Oct 1, 4:00pm - Oct 1, 7:00pm

Saint Petersburg, FL Map

Wordier Than Thou presents its literary take on the classic pub crawl Saturday, 4 to 8:30, at several bars within St. Petersburg’s Grand Central District along Central Avenue.

Several local authors will read at each bar stop.
The Queens Head: 4 p.m. - Phillippe Diederich, Cole Bellamy
Old Key West Bar & Grill: 5 p.m. - Margo Christie, Cathy Salustri
Community Cafe: 6 p.m. - Melissa Carroll, Gloria Muñoz, Eleanor Eichenbaum
Sawgrass Tiki Bar & Teahouse: 7 p.m. - Erika Lance, Ricko Donovan, Lynn Waddell

This is a free event, though Wordier Than Thou will be collecting donations for its literary endeavors in the Tampa Bay area.

For more information, email or visit www.facebook/WordierThanThou.

Love a Lilith Affair Concert Sat. Oct. 1st Hideaway Cafe

Love a Lilith Affair Concert Sat. Oct. 1st Hideaway Cafe

Oct 1, 7:00pm - Oct 1, 11:00pm

Hideaway Cafe
1756 Central Ave
Saint Petersburg, FL  33712 Map

Let LOVE Rule the World. Come out for a Singer Songwriter twist on the Lilith Fair!!! Can you believe it was just about 20 years ago the first Lilith Fair Music Fest celebrating women in music happened. WOW! I In celebration of women in music, Local Female Musicians: Iris Calling, Emily Turnage & Lisa Noe will be performing their fav Lilith fair Hits plus some of their own original songs @ The Hideaway Cafe -St. Pete Saturday, Oct. 1st 8pm. The Hideaway Cafe is known for their state of the art sound along with GREAT FOOD and AWESOME BEERS & WINES.
Tix's $10 adv/ $12 door( Ticket link below)

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