Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Floating water park behind the TradeWinds Thursday

ST. PETE BEACH

Floating water park opens in gulf Thursday

TradeWinds Island Resorts is set to open Splash Island Water Park at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. In addition to opening the park, Keith Overton, president of the TradeWinds, will announce a community partnership with Tampa Bay Watch, a nonprofit dedicated to the protection and restoration of the marine and wetland environments. The 15,750-square-foot floating inflatable water park is off the beach behind the TradeWinds. Prices start at $15. The park is at 5500 Gulf Blvd. Call (727) 367-6461.

TREASURE ISLAND

Rides, food, vendors all at Spring Fling

The Gulf Beaches Rotary Club, in partnership with the city of Treasure Island, will host its annual Spring Fling from 3 to 11 p.m. Thursday, noon to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Treasure Island Community Center, 1 Park Place. The festival will feature carnival rides, live entertainment and food vendors. Admission is free. More than 20 vendors will display arts, crafts and novelties. Proceeds will benefit local charities. Call (727) 209-4455.

ST. PETERSBURG

For Taste of Pride, visit Dalí Museum

After a two-year hiatus, St. Pete Pride will bring back the popular Taste of Pride from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd. The event will feature St. Petersburg restaurants, wine pairings and craft beers. Tickets, which can be purchased at stpetepride.com, are $35; $40 day of the event. Each ticket will include up to 10 tastings or beer/wine selections. Call (727) 388-9435 for information or visit the website.

Floating water park behind the TradeWinds Thursday 03/15/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 3:27pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Winter Haven police investigating armed robbery at Dollar General

    Crime

    WINTER HAVEN — Police are investigating an armed robbery Friday night of a Dollar General store on W Lake Ruby Drive.

  2. Rowdies settle for draw at home

    Soccer

    ST. PETERSBURG — The good news for the Rowdies is that they still haven't lost a game at Al Lang Stadium since late April. The bad news is they had to settle for a 1-1 tie against Ottawa on Saturday night in front of 6,710 sweaty fans.

  3. Bats come to life, but Rays' freefall continues (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — The six runs seemed like a ton, just the second time the Rays scored that many in a single game during their two-plus week numbing stretch of offensive impotency, and in a home game in nearly two months.

    Lucas Duda connects for a two-run home run in the sixth, getting the Rays within 7-5. A Logan Morrison home run in the ninth made it 7-6, but Tampa Bay couldn’t complete the comeback.
  4. 'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

    Nation

    BOSTON — Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their planned "free speech rally" a week after a gathering of hate groups led to bloodshed in Virginia.

    Thousands of people march against a “free speech rally” planned Saturday in Boston. About 40,000 people were in attendance.
  5. Police pull unconscious New Port Richey man from SUV in Cotee River

    Accidents

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Police rescued an unconscious driver whose sport utility vehicle plunged into the Cotee River on Saturday.