May Events Near Bradenton, Florida

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Pickin’ Picnic

Pickin’ Picnic is an event that brings together top-rated food trucks, regional bands, and local craft beer into a one big warm family-friendly celebration. It will be full of merriment so bring your picnic blankets, lawns chairs, family and pets on leashes, and enjoy this fantastic day with family and friends. Continue reading about May events near Bradenton.

Many Food Trucks like Dashing Dingo Pizza Co., Chefs2u, Traveling Kitchen TK Grille and many others will be there. It is promised to be full of excitement because there would be Craft Breweries like Motorworks Brewing, Naughty Monk Brewery, 3 Keys Brewing & Eatery among others, Artisan Vendors and Band Lineup(from 1-9 P.M)


Saturday, May 6, 2017
1 p.m–9 p.m.


Admission is FREE


Bradenton Riverwalk Event Pavilion

452 3rd Ave. W.

Bradenton, FL 34205.

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Bradenton Farmers’ Market

Secondly, there is the Farmer’s Market. The Bradenton Farmers’ Market is a special place where the community meets every week to enjoy farm-fresh, local produce, demonstrations by the local chefs, a variety of local musicians, local art, and family activities for everyone. Dogs on leashes are welcome, and Parking is free on weekends.


May 06, 2017 at 9am – 2pm


Old Main Street
400 12th St W
Bradenton, FL 34205


Thirdly, there is the Artwalk! Visit the awesome Village of the Arts for vibrant monthly artwalk every first Friday night and Saturday afternoon of every month. Discover unique galleries, healing arts, studios, specialty shops, food and music during this popular monthly event. There will be live music and opening receptions for new shows, special guests throughout the Village. Friday night, 6-9:30pm and Saturday 11am-4pm.


May 06, 2017 at 11am – 4pm


Village of the Arts
1113 12th St W
Bradenton, FL 34205

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Kidspace – Capricornus the Sea Goat

Fourthly, this option is great for kids! KidSpace is a new program for kids who want to know and explore everything about constellations. KidSpace is for kids in grades 1-5, and their grown-ups. There will be a new series each quarter, which will allow kids to explore different aspects of the universe for a few months in great detail.


May 06, 2017 at 10:15am – 11am


$5 for non-members, $3 for members. (Museum admission is not included in KidSpace program admission. Admission is FREE for Museum Members. Non-members who plan to stay and enjoy the Museum for the day can add the discounted KidSpace ticket price of $3 per person to their Museum admission ticket.)


You can also sign up for a whole, quarterly series and get a discounted rate of $48 per person for non-members, $24 per person for members — that’s $1 off each exploration.


Register with a credit card online by clicking the link below or get tickets & series passes at the museum’s front desk. (Seats are limited.)


South Florida Museum
201 10th St W
Bradenton, FL 34205

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

Lastly, do you have plans for Mother’s Day yet? Join in celebrating mom on the Manatee River waterfront for a special Mother’s Day Brunch featuring an incredible buffet, carving stations, and stunning water views. This special event will be hosted in the second-floor Riverfront Room.


May 14, 2017, at 10:00 am – 4:30 pm


$34 for Adults and $15 is for Kids. Free for Ages 5 & Under


995 Riverside Dr
Palmetto, 34221

Making Your Scrapbook Last

Scrapbooking is a special way of preserving your personal or family memories. This class will teach you how to protect your scrapbook photographs, newspaper clippings, stamps or an assortment of materials with simple techniques.


May 26, 2017 at 10:00 am – 11:30 am


Suggested donation of $20


4415 119th Street W
Cortez, 34215

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Memorial Day “Tribute to Heroes” Parade

Thousands of residents line up each year to see their veterans, residents, and businesses parade through Main Street honoring these local heroes. All who enter the kid’s decorated bike contest during the parade can be part of the procession as a group, parents, and guardians are advised to register their kids in children’s Decorated Bike Contest. There will be prizes for: CUTEST, MOST PATRIOTIC, MOST CREATIVE DECORATING, participants will be judged between 6:15 and 6:30pm.


May 28, 2017 at 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm




Lakewood Ranch Community Activities Corporation

8130 Lakewood Main Street
Lakewood Ranch, 34202

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