On Suncoast

What’s On Suncoast? 10.1 – 10.8

The Suncoast Post asks, “What’s On, Suncoast?” Here are some ideas for things around the area this week of October 1 – October 8, 2021!

Music Festival On Suncoast

Gasparilla Music Festival

Gasparilla Music Festival
600 N Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL 33602

The Gasparilla Music Foundation is a Florida 501(c)-3 non-profit corporation that organizes an annual music festival in Downtown Tampa and supports music education throughout its Recycled Tunes program. The 2021 festival takes place in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and Kiley Gardens Park on October 1-3, featuring musical acts from a wide variety of genres on several stages and cuisine from the region’s top restaurants. As part of its mission to support and promote music and education, the organization is involved throughout the year in several initiatives including providing scholarships and instruments to music students. Visit the website to plan your attendance by checking out the acts that will be performing, and all social distance rules for this event.

Drunken Poet on Suncoast

Drunken Poet Cafe

Drunken Poet Cafe
1572 Main St Sarasota, FL 34236

Drunken Poet Café proudly serves sustainable seafood and organic beef, and many ingredients from local farmers. We are known for reinventing Japanese and Thai cuisine for your culinary enjoyment. Owner, Aporni Punyhotra, affectionately known to the locals as “Oy”, is the perfect restaurateur; she’s savvy, charming, and the Queen of Hospitality. A world traveler, Oy came to Sarasota by chance on a family visit to Florida. While on holiday in Clearwater, she came down to Sarasota to see the famous Marie Selby Gardens and fell in love with our city. Following her lifelong dream to one day create and serve beautiful and delectable dishes, Oy finally opened the restaurant she always wanted and history was made.

If you love discovering new and ah-mazing food, Drunken Poet Café will be your new favorite place, and you can expect great service from Oy, she is your hostess with the mostess! Hours for the cafe are: Sun – Thurs: 11 a – 10 p and Fri & Sat 11a – midnight.

On Suncoast Fair

Vendor & Craft Fair on the Green- Fall Fest

Vendor & Craft Fair on the Green- Fall Fest
City Hall Blvd, North Port, FL 34286

Join us for the Vendor and Craft Fair On The Green – Fall Fest. This event will be held on the City of North Port’s front green lawn right out front of City Hall on Saturday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This fair will feature local vendors, crafts, artisans, food trucks, and more! Children’s costume parade and contest at 12 pm. Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners. So much happening for the entire family, you don’t want to miss this amazing event in your community!

Rumba On Suncoast

Rumba Island Bar & Grill

Rumba Island Bar & Grill
1800 Gulf To Bay Blvd Clearwater, FL 33765

Rumba is a little slice of paradise, surrounded by a lush tropical landscape. Authentic island cuisine dominates the menu, with delicious and artfully prepared creations. Taste the flavors of the islands and sit back and relax with friends. Rumba Island Bar & Grill is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Make sure you try one of their signature drinks at the Tiki Bar & Deck on the way in! Happy Hour is all day, every day with Margarita, Sangria, Rumba Island Signature Libations, and well cocktails. Unwind with live music on the tiki deck Friday, Saturday, and Sunday starting at 6 p.m. each night.

Haunts on suncoast

Haunts & History Walking Tour

Haunts & History Walking Tour
Book Online for Locations

Punta Gorda is, by all appearances, a charming Victorian town, founded by hard-working pioneers and bold visionaries. However, its genteel veneer glosses over a sordid past. Discover the dark history of Punta Gorda – human sacrifice, lust, tragic deaths, and murders. Join us for a 1 1/2 mile October 2021-April 2022, on Saturday nights from 6 – 7:30 PM. 1 1/2-hour walking tour of historic and haunted downtown Punta Gorda. Learn the true history from the town’s original founding to today, and hear about actual accounts of the spooky experiences associated with the locations we visit.

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