Grab your calendar and check out these fun and family-friendly June events that are a the perfect addition to your Florida Gulf Coast beach vacation. All of the local festivals, events and things to do are not far from your Indian Rocks Beach rental, so you never have to miss out on any of the action. What are you doing this month? We really hope to see you on our beaches and around our Gulf beach towns. Happy June!
FLORIDA GULF COAST EVENTS JUNE 2019
DREAMS OF DALÍ VIRTUAL REALITY
THROUGH JUNE 30, 2019
SECOND CENTURY STUDIOS, CLEARWATER
The City of Clearwater’s Community Redevelopment Agency presents the Dalí Museum’s Dreams of Dalí Virtual Reality Experience at Second Century Studios. This immersive experience transports you into Salvador Dalí’s surrealist painting Archeological Reminiscence of Millet’s “Angelus.” Come get a sneak peek of the fantastical and surreal experiences The Dalí Museum has to offer as you go inside – and beyond – one of Salvador Dalí’s masterpieces.
TAMPA BAY RAYS BASEBALL
ALL MONTH LONG (SEE SCHEDULE)
TROPICANA FIELD, ST. PETE
After winning 90 games last season (the first time since 2013) the Tampa Bay Rays are predicted to be a force in the American League in 2019! Come watch them take the field in downtown St. Pete at Tropicana Field, recently revamped with a First Base Food Hall where fans can get a taste of the local drinks and fare. And after, enjoy the neighboring Edge District, which is lined with local and authentic breweries, shops and restaurants.
NEKTON SUMMER SLIDE SKIM CONTEST
JUNE 8, 2019
15TH AVENUE, INDIAN ROCKS BEACH
The first Nekton Summer Slide Skim Contest happens this month! Come out and show your skills or just come to watch the fun and have an epic beach day. They’ve got tons of prizes and giveaways! This is a kid-friendly event, so bring your family and friends. Hurry, registration ends June 6. Time is a tickin’.
IRB FLAG DAY CEREMONY
JUNE 14, 2019
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH CITY HALL (new location)
Flag Day is this city’s most patriotic event of the year happening at the Civic Auditorium in 2019. For almost two decades the City of Indian Rocks Beach has held a formal Flag Day ceremony. Bring your worn out flags to City Hall where IRB collects and keeps them, and then takes them to a facility where they are properly disposed of. Event details here.
JUNE 16, 2019
FLORIDA’S GULF COAST
What better way to celebrate Dad than by bringing him to the Gulf Coast for a weekend of fun. Whatever Dad loves most, he can find it here—paired with plenty of fun in the Florida sun. Whether he’s a golfer, watersports lover, thrill-seeker, fisherman, foodie, baseball fanatic, history lover or beach enthusiast, he’ll be happy as a clam doing what he loves most with the people he loves most. We have some tips on how to make Dad’s day the best ever.
LARGO LIVE CONCERT SERIES
JUNE 21, 2019
LARGO CENTRAL PARK
Stay local and join in for live music, food vendors, beer and wine with the Largo Live Music Series in Largo Central Park. This free event features a different local headliner who rocks the stage from 7pm until 10pm every third Friday through June. Friday, June 21 brings artist Chris McCarty to the stage. The charismatic performer wrote several of his songs and has been noted to take his audience on a pop-rock musical journey. Largo Central Park is located at 101 Central Park Drive. Event details here.
ZOO TAMPA AT LOWRY PARK
EVENTS THROUGHOUT SUMMER 2019
LOWRY PARK, TAMPA
From winter to summer, there is always something going on at ZooTampa. A day at the Zoo transforms into an experience from special holiday activities, to wild fundraisers, to members-only events and more—you can enjoy new attractions and events all year long here. Check out Toddler Tuesdays, Zoo University, Yoga in the Wild and more. Plan your visit today and don’t forget to take a peek at the special events happening during your stay.
SUMMER NIGHTS BUSCH GARDENS
MAY 31- AUGUST 31, 2019
BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA
As the sun goes down, the party heats up during Summer Nights. It’s your first chance to ride the all-new Tigris at night with its 150-foot skyward surge, 60+ mph top speed and dramatic heartline roll. Then dance the night away at themed party zones in Stanleyville and Cheetah Hunt Plaza. Enjoy a special summer selection of food and drinks. Finally, cap off your Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights with a thrilling fireworks show at 9:30p.m.!