WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND?!

 

Fri-Sat, May 3rd-4th, Time Varies | Art Walk & Market | Village of the Arts | 1227 12th St W

Experience the vibrant spirit of the Village of the Arts at the monthly Art Walk & Market! Join in for a fun-filled event to kick off your weekend with family and friends. Enjoy live music, explore local pop-up shops, savor delicious food, and discover one-of-a-kind shopping experiences. Don’t miss out on this wonderful, free community celebration. Bring your loved ones and enjoy the festivities!

 

Sat, May 4th, 12pm | Manatee’s 3rd Annual Taco Fest | Manatee County Fairgrounds | 1402 14th Ave W

Embark on a taco adventure at Manatee's 3rd Annual Taco Fest! Hosted at the Manatee County Fairgrounds, this event showcases over 150 of the Tri-State Area's top taco vendors, accompanied by specialty cocktails and live entertainment. It's a family-friendly affair with inflatable attractions, face painting, and more. General admission grants access to all the excitement, with vendors offering delectable food for direct cash sales. Plus, kids under 13 enter free, ensuring a delightful day out for taco lovers of all ages!

 

Sat, May 4th, 6pm | Star Wars Trivia | Origin Craft Beer & Pizza Café | 8193 Tourist Center Drive

Get ready for an evening of galactic excitement at the upcoming Star Wars Trivia night! Attendees will immerse themselves in a universe of questions, challenges, and thrilling competition. Whether a seasoned Jedi Master or an eager Padawan, all fans are invited to participate. Compete against fellow Star Wars enthusiasts and test your knowledge as you journey through the galaxy. With lightsabers in hand and friends by your side, prepare for an unforgettable intergalactic adventure!

 

Sun, May 5th, 11am | Gentle Yoga with Manatees | The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature | 1304 16th St W

Discover tranquility at The Bishop for Gentle Yoga with Manatees! Experience the calming presence of manatees being cared for in the Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Habitat as you engage in yoga poses aimed at fostering balance, flexibility, and strength. Bring your own yoga mat and join this unique experience where proceeds contribute to the rehabilitation and release of manatees into the wild. Space is limited to 15 participants, so advance registration is necessary. All individuals aged 7 and up are invited to participate in this harmonious union of yoga and nature!

 

Sun, May 5th, 12pm | Cinco De Mayo Cornhole Tournament | Big Tiki Lounge | 5311 Ocean Boulevard

Come and join The Big Tiki Lounge for their Cinco de Mayo Cornhole Tournament! With blind draw and double elimination, it's a chance to showcase your skills and compete for the top three spots with payouts for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Enjoy the lively atmosphere with live music by DJ GiGi from Noon until 10:00PM and take advantage of special drink offers throughout the day.