Just because we’re situated in a tropical paradise (not to brag), it doesn’t mean that we can’t partake in some fall fun! We’re loving these cooler temperatures with highs in the mid-80′s and nights cool enough to take out our favorite sweatshirts. Here are some of the things we’re particularly pumped for in October.

Oktoberfest

The 2nd Annual St. Pete Oktoberfest in the Grand Central District will be held on October 15th 5PM-9PM. Tickets are $30 and include unlimited beer samples (unlimited! yes, this is a beer festival!), live entertainment, and festivities up and down Central Ave. Even better this year? The trolley line has been extended, so you can take a trolley from right across the street from PCI all the way down to the Grand Central District (and to the Pier, if you please)- no changing trolleys or worrying about parking/driving/etc.!

http://www.stpeteoktoberfest.com/

Rock-tober

The October Concert Series in the Park is back for its fifth year. Every Friday in October a different band will be performing at 7PM at Horan Park, by the St. Pete Beach Rec Center. Food, beer, and wine will all be available to purchase, but the concert itself is totally free.

October 7th Green Flash

October 14th Horny Toads

October 21st Vodkanauts

October 28th Act III

Double the Market Action

While the world market may be in a volitile state, the St. Pete Beach market has doubled! Last year the Corey Avenue Market in the Historic Corey Avenue Shopping District offered locals and visitors (and their pups!) a great lazy Sunday activity, with fresh produce, acoustic entertainment, and a variety of arts and crafts vendors. This year, we have the choice between the Corey Fresh Market, still on Corey Avenue, and the Corey Sunday Market, with the new location at Horan Park. Both markets run from 9AM to 2PM every Sunday. Our old friend the Fresh Market has its opening day set as October 9th, while the Sunday Market starts up on October 16th. Both are within walking distance to PCI, so we look forward to hearing your feedback and preferences!

Halloween Poolside Concert

We’ve teamed up again with Backline Music Group for this extension of the Summer Break Concert Series. Our Halloween Poolside Concert on October 29th 6PM-10PM welcomes¬†headlining act B-Liminal, a band we’ve been looking forward to seeing for a while! This reggae/surf/rock (there’s really no categorizing these guys!) group opened for Sister Hazel the last time they played Jannus Live. This is your chance to check them out, while you dip your toes in the water and enjoy a weekend cocktail.

Fire It Up

There’s really no better way to spend a chilly fall night than with friends around a toasty fire. Realizing this truth, we now have a new and improved firepit in our garden courtyard! This firepit is already proving to be quite popular, so gather your friends and join us in the garden early to grab a good spot for your own little fall celebration.