May in the Sunshine City means warmer weather, outdoor events and plenty of activities to enjoy. Fellow foodies, this month is especially fun for you because there’s plenty of delicious bites and drinks to sample at various festivities. Below are four of our favorite events we can’t wait to explore in the St. Pete area. 


Fiesta in The Gardens – May 5

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo during the Fiesta In The Gardens, hosted by the Sunken Gardens Forever Foundation. Enjoy Mexican beers, margaritas, appetizers and live music from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. and explore the historic Gardens. 

Get your camera ready because you will have the chance to take a selfie with the flamingos! Tickets are $45 per person and are available here


St. Pete Tacos & Tequila Festival – May 14

Tacos and Tequila? Count us in. Head over to Vinoy Park on Saturday, May 14 for the St. Pete Tacos & Tequila Festival, presented by Don Julio Tequila. Enjoy tacos from more than 25 vendors, premium margaritas, live music, games and prizes at the waterfront festival. 


Greetings From Florida Lager Fest – May 14

If you’re a beer enthusiast, you don’t want to miss Greetings From Florida Lager Fest hosted by Green Bench Brewing and BarrieHaus Beer Co on May 14. The event will feature some of the best lagers across the country, more than 20 featured breweries, 50 beers on tap and access to the Factory’s monthly art walk. 


Rosé by the Bay – May 22

Sip, sip, hooray! I Love the Burg and That’s So Tampa are hosting Rosé by the Bay on May 22 at the Grand Ballroom of our sister property, The Birchwood. Attendees will try 10 sample pours of top notch rosés, processos, wines & spirits, enjoy appetizers, dress in pink and white and get access to exclusive rosé specials at The Birchwood Canopy from 1-7pm. 

VIP tickets are also available. Get your tickets today!


We hope you get the chance to check out one of these local events. The next time you visit the St. Pete Pier, stop by Teak for a drink, beautiful views and delicious bites. See you soon!