May 2019 Events and Things To Do on the Gulf Coast


May 2019 Events and Things To Do on the Gulf Coast | Plumlee Vacation Rentals


Hello May days! There is so much happening on our Gulf Coast beaches and all around our local towns—from our Florida attractions to our beach-centric festivals and everything in between. Grab your calendar and save these dates! We hope to see you on the sun-soaked shores of the Gulf of Mexico and on our sugar-sand beaches this month. Book your Indian Rocks beach rental today so you can be here to join us. Happy May!


MAY 2019 LOCAL IRB EVENTS

FLORIDA SEA TURTLE NESTING SEASON

May 1 - October 31, 2019

Indian Rocks Beach/Indian Shores Beach

Sea turtle nesting and hatching season runs from May through October on Florida's Gulf Coast. Keep your eyes open for sea turtle nests along the beaches and remember not to disturb the nests. Read more about what you can do to help in the link above. 

A2K'S 20TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

StarLite Majesty Cruise

IRB Action 2000’s 20th Anniversary Gala runs from 6:30-10:30p.m. Enjoy a cruise, dinner and dancing aboard the StarLite Majesty docked at the Clearwater Marina. The funds raised go directly to the upgraded community gazebo planned for Kolb Park. 

KIDS FISHING SLAM

Friday, May 3, 2019

ROC Park, Madeira Beach

This is a fun kids fishing tournament complete with 2 heats, 4 age groups and lots of prizes—and it's free! Sign up online to register. The event is held at ROC Park in sunny Madeira Beach. A generous product donation from 13 Fishing provides kids' fishing rods for the first 500 youth anglers on the field. Old Salt provides all the cut bait that will be needed and seasoned anglers are on hand helping every child fish smart, fish safe and have fun.

MOTHER'S DAY

May 12, 2019

Everywhere

Mother's Day is almost here. What have you planned for the special woman in your life who gives so much? A Mother's Day getaway to the Gulf Coast sounds like a great gift! Mom deserves a little pampering and a lot of R-and-R. Where better to do it than on the coast of somewhere beautiful—right here! Book your Indian Rocks Beach rental and give the gift that keeps on giving this year. Make it a Mother's Day tradition to be at the beach!

HANDS ACROSS THE SAND IRB

Saturday, May 18, 2019

1700 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach

Hands Across the Sand is a movement made of people of all walks of life and crosses political affiliations. This movement is not about politics; it is about protection of our shoreline, our waterways, our tourism, our coastal military missions and our valuable properties. Join hands with your neighbors to say NO to future offshore drilling and fracking in Florida. Arrive at 11:30am. People around the world will be joining hands as we will be in Indian Rocks Beach to show support. Hope to see you there!

MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

Monday, May 27, 2019

Everywhere

However you want to spend your Memorial Day holiday, you can do it here with us on Florida's Gulf Coast. From quintessential summer activities like baseball, cookouts and local festivals to remembering the historical significance of this day and those who sacrificed for us all to be able to live the life we do today—you can find it all here. Of course there is the beach and all of the fun activities that go along with that, too. How will you be spending your Memorial Day weekend this year? 

Read more about these and other local Indian Rocks Beach events during your Florida beach vacation right here. Enjoy your May days!


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MAY 2019 FLORIDA GULF COAST EVENTS

FLORIDA'S TALLEST LAUNCH COASTER

"Tigris" Officially Open Now

Busch Gardens Tampa

Tigris, the triple-launch steel roller coaster, is officially open. The new attraction is Florida’s tallest launch coaster and the ninth coaster in the park’s collection, solidifying Busch Gardens Tampa Bay as Florida’s thrill ride leader. Tigris race riders along more than 1,800 feet of steel track designed to mimic the awe-inspiring agility of the world’s largest and most powerful cat—the tiger. Experience it for yourself!

TAMPA BAY RAYS BASEBALL

All Summer Long

Tropicana Field and Beyond

The Tampa Bay Rays have called St. Petersburg home since the team's inception in 1998. They play at Tropicana Field and have won two AL East Division titles and made one World Series. Make plans to catch one of their games by checking out the Rays Game Schedule in the link above. All that's left to do is get your tickets and enjoy the ball game. Nothing says summer like baseball!

KING OF THE BEACH FISHING TOURNEY

May 2-4, 2019

Madeira Beach

The Old Salt King of the Beach is perhaps the oldest, and absolutely the richest, Kingfish tournament in the United States. If you fish for Smoker Kings, you should be fishing the 26th Annual Old Salt Spring King of the Beach Kingfish Tournament. Held in beautiful Madeira Beach Florida, twice every year in the fall & spring when the Kings are running on Florida’s west coast, the King of the Beach Kingfish Tournament is host to competitive fishing teams from the southeast United States and beyond. Register at the link above.

CLEARWATER MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL

May 25-26, 2109

Coachman Park, Clearwater

Outlaw Nation and the City of Clearwater, FL are proud to present the Clearwater Music & Arts Festival at beautiful Coachman Park. Come and enjoy live music, fine art displays, dozens of fun attractions and highlights, and the Taste of Clearwater Food Garden. National recording artists are performing all afternoon and evening on the stage, as well as juried visual artists presenting the heritage and the culture of our great city. Best of all, admission is free!  Come spend a little time in Clearwater during your beach vacation.

 You can find out more details about these and other area events on the Gulf Coast of Florida this month and every month by clicking on the link below.


May 2019 Events and Things To Do on the Gulf Coast | Plumlee Vacation Rentals

WHAT ARE YOU DOING THIS MAY? 

We hope it includes sparkling Gulf of Mexico waters, plenty of sugar sand beneath your feet, and lots of fun in the Florida sun. Happy May!



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