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  1. Memorial Day Live at Shephard's

    Editor's pick

    Shephard's Beach Resort

    Clearwater Beach : 619 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach, 33767

    Ubiquitous hitmaker Flo Rida headlines Saturday this year's WFLZ Memorial Day Live four-day series of parties and concerts on Clearwater Beach.

    Price: $35 weekend pass.

  2. Bay Pines VA Memorial Day Ceremony

    Editor's pick

    C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center and National Cemetery at Bay Pines

    St. Petersburg : 10,000 Bay Pines Blvd., St. Petersburg, 33744

    Fox 13 Anchor Kelly Ring serves as Emcee over the event with featured speakers including U.S. Rep. David Jolly, representatives from the VA, musical performances, firing salute and taps performance. Shuttle service provided from parking lot to cemetery. Sign-language interpreter for hearing impa …

    Price: Free.

  3. $5 Mondays

    Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis

    South Pinellas beaches : 10315 Paradise Blvd., Treasure Island, 33706

    Through out the summer, golfers can have unlimited access to the 9-hole par 3 course every Monday. Ends Sept. 28.

    Price: $5, $2.50 juniors.

  4. Memorial Day Military Appreciation

    Lowry Park Zoo

    Seminole Heights : 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa, 33604

    Military members and up to three dependents are entitled to free admission to the zoo with a Department of Defense photo I.D.

    Price: $24.95, $22.95 seniors, $19.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free.

  5. Summer Safety Kick-Off

    Great Explorations Children's Museum

    Fourth Street Garden District : 1925 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg, 33704

    Create your own UV bracelets, sun visors and sun-safe paper dolls at this safety festival with crafts, science activities and story times.

    Price: $10, $9 seniors, one and younger free.

  6. We Are A Blue Star Museum

    Ringling Museum of Art

    Sarasota : 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, 34243

    Military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve and their families, get free admission to the museum from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Military I.D. required.

    Price: $25, $20 seniors, $10 students. Free admission Mondays to art museum only.

  7. High Point Community Memorial Day Tribute

    High Point Community Center

    Spring Hill / West Hernando : 12249 Club House Road, High Point, 34613

    There will be a flag-raising ceremony, followed by a program in the center with free coffee, cookies and cake, provided by the High Point Community Property Owners.

    Price: Free.

  8. Sweetfields Sunflower Maze

    Editor's pick

    Sweetfields Farm

    Brooksville / East Hernando : 17250 Benes Roush Road, Masaryktown, 34604

    Get lost in a life-sized 6-acre labyrinth made of sunflowers. Enjoy hay rides, veggie cannon, farm animals, peddle cars, pig and rubber duck races, up-pick farm and a story teller. Open all weekends in May, on Memorial Day and June 6 and 7. Dates may be added or removed due to field conditions.

    Price: $9, $5 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free.

  9. Memorial Day at Great Explorations

    Great Explorations Children's Museum

    Fourth Street Garden District : 1925 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg, 33704

    Active duty personnel get in free and children can participate in patriotic themed games and crafts.

    Price: $10, $9 seniors, one and younger free.

  10. Zumba Gold

    Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center

    Dunedin : 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, 34698

    A fitness program designed specifically for older adults using Latin and international rhythms and easy to follow moves.

    Price: $4, $3 with I.D. card.

  11. Memorial Day Ceremony

    Freedom Lake Park

    Pinellas Park : 7770 52nd St., Pinellas Park, 33781

    The public is invited to join members of the Korean War Veterans Association Suncoast Chapter 14 and city officials to honor the lives and memories of those who have defended America.

    Price: Free.

  12. War Memorial Dedication

    War Veterans Memorial Park

    St. Petersburg : 9600 Bay Pines Blvd., St. Petersburg, 33708

    In honor of Memorial Day and fallen military service members, this ceremony dedicates a monument honoring Pinellas County military service members who died during the Gulf War Era.

    Price: Free.

  13. Memorial Day Weekend

    The Sail

    Downtown Tampa : 333 S Franklin St., Tampa, 33602

    The area's only 360-degree waterfront bar will host live music, drink and menu specials. 

    Price: Free admission.

  14. Zoominations: A Chinese Lantern Festival of Lights

    Editor's pick

    Lowry Park Zoo

    Seminole Heights : 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa, 33604

    Discover 30 illuminated scenes built by craftsman from Zigong, China, including replicas of the Beijing Temple of Heaven and larger-than-life dragons, pandas, rhinos and more. It will also feature performances by Chinese acrobats and an artisan market with handmade crafts. Runs through June 28

    Price: $24.95, $22.95 seniors, $19.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free (Zoominations); $39.95, $37.95 seniors, $29.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free (combo Zoominations and Zoo admission).

  15. Memorial Day Sunset Ceremony

    Largo Central Park

    Largo : 101 Central Park Drive, Largo, 33771

    Honor those who have lost their lives fighting for our country at this ceremony with a color guard performance, music, a keynote speaker and wreath presentation.

    Price: Free.

  16. Tampa Bay Rays: Vs. Mariners

    Editor's pick

    Tropicana Field

    St. Petersburg : 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg, 33705

    Price: Ticket prices vary by game.

  17. Senior Exercise Class

    Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center

    Dunedin : 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, 34698

    A low-impact exercise class that focuses on strength, stamina, flexibility and balance. Participants may choose to sit in chairs throughout the class. 

    Price: $4, $3 with rec. card.

  18. Mexican Train Dominoes

    Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center

    Dunedin : 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, 34698

    Learn to play Mexican Train Dominoes.

    Price: Free with ID card, $1 without.

  19. Silver Sneakers Circuit Class

    Aging Well Center

    Clearwater : 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater, 33765

    Increase cardiovascular strength and muscular endurance in this class.

  20. Memorial Day Services

    Curlew Hills Memory Gardens

    Palm Harbor : 1750 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor, 34683

    Speakers and members of the community honor military in a series of memorial day events, including a performance by the Palm Harbor United Methodist choir.

    Price: Free.

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