From shopping and games to beer, crafts, fitness, art, and more — there’s no shortage of things to do in Bradenton this month! Check out our round-up below.
As always, when you attend in-person events, please remember to maintain social distancing, wear a mask, and be kind to each other!
1. Thursday Trivia at Table Talk SRQ
Every Thursday Night at 7 pm
Table Talk SRQ: 3999 Cortez Rd. W. Bradenton, FL 34210
Are you ready to show off your smarts? Looking for a fun way to spend family night, date night, or girls’ night out? Head out to Table Talk SRQ for their weekly trivia games!
All ages are welcome. You can come by yourself or form a team of up to eight players. It’s only $3 to play and there are CASH prizes for the first and second place winners. While you’re there, you can also enjoy playing board games for free.
Table Talk SRQ has a full menu plus beer and wine and plenty of room for social distancing. Come on out and support this awesome local business!
2. Music Bingo at The Bamboozer
Every Thursday Night from 7 pm to 9 pm
The Bamboozer: 313 12th St. W. Bradenton, FL 34205
Have a blast and test your music knowledge during Music Bingo every Thursday night at The Bamboozer, downtown Bradenton’s only daiquiri bar.
There will be lots of music, great prizes, and drink specials! It’s easy to play and the games are FREE. Everyone is welcome so come down and join in on the fun.
3. February Artwalk: Heartwalk
Friday, February 5th from 6 pm to 9:30 pm and Saturday, February 6th from 11 am to 4 pm
Village of the Arts: 12th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205
The first weekend of every month, Bradenton’s Village of the Arts hosts their Artwalk event. This month, love is in the air!
Grab your sweetheart and come on out to to explore the art of love while enjoying galleries, shops, restaurants, live music, and tasty treats. This is one of the area’s favorite monthly events! Check out the VOTA’s Facebook page for updates on what you can expect to see there this month.
4. Beach Yoga on AMI
Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 8:30 am
Pine Avenue, Anna Maria Island
There’s no bad place to do yoga, but when you practice on the beach, it’s extra special! Join the instructors from Thrive Yoga and Fitness for their weekly donation-based yoga classes. You’ll find them at the Pine Ave. beach entrance by the Sandbar Restaurant.
Classes are suitable for all levels and last about an hour. You can learn more HERE.
5. Friday Flamingle
Friday, February 5th, 12th, and 19th from 6 pm to 9 pm
The Rustic Flamingo: 4306 FL-64 East, Bradenton, FL 34208
Looking for something fun to do with your girlfriends or for date night? Head over to The Rustic Flamingo for their Friday Flamingle event.
Choose any project from their gallery and enjoy a three-hour workshop full of music and laughs. For just $65, they’ll provide all the materials and instruction you need to create an amazing home décor piece.
They’ll have complimentary water and coffee available and you’re welcome to bring your own beer, wine, and snacks. Check out their event calendar where you can see all the details and register to hold your spot.
6. AGL Art Marketplace
Friday, February 5th from 6 pm to 10 pm and Saturday, February 6th from 11 am to 4 pm and 6 pm to 10 pm
Adobe Graffiti Lounge: 1302 13th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205
The folks over at Adobe Graffiti Lounge have a lot going on! Every month, they host an exciting Art Marketplace, and you won’t want to miss it!
While the vendors change from month to month, they typically have a variety of people selling jewelry, paintings, drawings, pottery, crystals, and new-age tools like smudges and essential oils. You may also find tarot readers, live music, energy workers, vegan food, feel-good drinks, and more!
7. Robinson Runners
Every Saturday from 8 am to 9 am
The NEST at Robinson preserve: 840 99th St. NW Bradenton, FL
If you’re a running enthusiast, you won’t want to miss out on “Robinson Runners,” a free weekly event at the gorgeous Robinson Preserve. This is your chance to breathe some fresh air, challenge yourself, and get engaged with the running community.
The group leader will offer a warm-up before the run and a cool-down and stretch at the finish. Participants are welcome to run, walk, or stroll at their own pace along the 1.6 or 3.2-mile routes through the preserve.
8. The Bradenton Farmer’s Market
Every Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm
Old Main St. Downtown Bradenton
From fresh produce to prepared foods, local coffee, plants, crafts, and an array of other exciting items, you never know what you’ll find at the Bradenton Farmer’s Market!
There’s also great live music every week. Here’s the lineup for the month of February:
- Feb. 6 – Howie Banfield
- Feb. 13 – Scott Blum Music
- Feb. 20 – Bill Vinhage
- Feb. 27 – Dean Johanesen
9. Night of Comedy with David Leo Schultz
Saturday, February 6th at 7 pm
Kava Social Club: 540 13th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205
Get ready for some belly laughs! Kava Social Club is hosting a free night of comedy with David Leo Schultz, who has written for and starred in movies with Chevy Chase, Chris Kattan, and the late greats Fred Willard and Burt Reynolds.
David has been featured in the movies Sadie & Safety Not Guaranteed and is most known for writing, directing, and acting in the indie hit on Netflix, “Ragamuffin.” Stay after the performance for a Q&A on Ragamuffin and future projects.
10. Beach Market at Coquina Beach
Every Wednesday and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm
2650 Gulf Dr. S. Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
There’s never a bad time to visit the Beach Market at Coquina Beach! This unique outdoor market is HUGE and full of awesome vendors!
There’s truly something here for everyone. You’ll find everything from a variety of tasty treats to fresh produce, arts and crafts, jewelry, local artists, apparel, pottery, purses, health and beauty items, and more!
Check out their Facebook page to get a look at some of the great vendors you’ll find there.
11. Sunday Morning Yoga at “The Nest”
Sunday, February 7th from 10:30 am to 11:45 am
The NEST at Robinson Preserve: 840 99th St. NW, Bradenton, FL 34209
Start your Sunday off right with a refreshing yoga class amidst the tree-tops inside the stunning NEST “tree-house” of Robinson Preserve.
These weekly yoga classes are appropriate for all levels. Please bring your own mat and water. To allow for social distancing, each class is limited to 8 participants. Walk-ins welcome based on availability. The cost of class is $10 and you can CLICK HERE to register.
12. Dr. Dave Band Pre-Super Bowl Party
Sunday, February 7th from 3 pm to 7 pm
Clancy’s Irish Sports Pub: 6218 Cortez Rd. W. Bradenton, FL 34209
Get ready for the big game with a kickoff party at Clancy’s Irish Sport’s Pub featuring the Dr. Dave Band. The festivities will continue right up until the game starts.
You’ll want to stick around because Clancy’s is the Ultimate Outdoor Super Bowl Watch Party. They have a 150” projector screen located in their 6,000 sq ft outdoor patio area, giving you lots of room to spread out and enjoy the game!
13. Super Bowl LV Tailgate Party at Cork’s
Sunday, February 7th at 6 pm
Cork’s Cigar Bar: 424 Old Main St, Bradenton, FL 34205
If you’re looking for the hottest Super Bowl party in town, you might have just found it! Cork’s Cigar Bar in downtown Bradenton will have a TON of specials, including $2 beers, Jell-o Shots, Bomb Shots, Bucket Specials, $4 Fireball, and more!
There will also be food, half-time raffles, and (of course!) they’ll have the sound on. There’s no cover, but you’ll want to arrive early as they’ll likely fill up fast!
14. Rockstar Lobster at 3 Car Garage Brewing
Sunday, February 7th from 1pm to 7 pm
3 Car Garage Brewing: 8405 Heritage Green Way, Bradenton, FL 34211
If you’ve never enjoyed a tasty treat from the Rockstar Lobster food truck, you’re missing out! Luckily for you, they’re making an appearance at 3 Car Garage Brewing.
These flaky, buttery, lobster rolls go great with a tasty brew, so head on out and pay them a visit. You’ll be glad you did!
15. Free Yoga at Poppos
Saturday, February 13th from 10 am to 11 am
Poppos Taqueria Lockwood: 4220 53rd Ave E STE 108 Bradenton, FL 34203
Beyond The Mat Yoga & Holistic Healing has partnered up with Poppo’s Taqueria to bring you FREE outdoor yoga classes on the 2nd Saturday of every month! This hour-long, all-levels easy flow yoga class is led by RYT Nadia Taggart. Poppo’s will also be providing samples and refreshments.
Bring your yoga mat, beach towel/blanket, and any props you may need like blocks or a strap. Due to social distancing, preregistration is required. You can register HERE.
16. Pop-Up Tent Event
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.
Saturday, February 13th from 9 am to 4 pm
The Cat’s Meow, A Vintage Marketplace: 4307 26th St. W. Bradenton, FL 34205
If you love vintage and craft items, you won’t want to miss the pop-up tent event at The Cat’s Meow: A Vintage Marketplace.
This upscale market hosts a variety of vendors and artisans. During their tent events, they bring in even more amazing merchandise and vendors for your shopping pleasure!
17. Rebel Heart at Woody’s River Roo
Saturday, February 13th from 7 pm to 11 pm
Woody’s River Roo: 5717 18th St E, Ellenton, FL 34222
18. Paul Fournier at The Ugly Grouper
Sunday, February 14th and Sunday, February 28th from 12 pm to 4 pm
The Ugly Grouper: 5704 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217
We LOVE live music, and singer-songwriter Paul Fournier is one of our favorites!
You can catch him at The Ugly Grouper on Anna Maria Island for two daytime gigs this month! This family-friendly and pet-friendly venue has great food, games, and the best smoker on the island, making it the perfect place to spend your Sunday afternoon.
19. Outdoor Vintage & Artisan Market
Saturday, February 20th from 10 am to 4 pm
Gypsea Soul: 615 15th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205
Come check out the outdoor vintage and artisan market in the front parking lot of Gypsea Soul Boutique & Salt & Pepper Cafe! The market will feature handmade goods, vintage items, clothing, jewelry, and artwork. They’ll also have “mer-mosas” for you to enjoy!
This event will be held on the third Saturday of every month. It’s right around the corner from the Bradenton Farmer’s market, so why not visit both and make a day of it!
20. AMI Privateers Thieves’ Market
Saturday, February 20th from 8 am until 3 pm
GT Bray Park Recreational Center: 5502 33rd Ave Dr W, Bradenton, FL 34209
Don’t miss out on this fun flea market… pirate style! You’ll find all kinds of treasures here, including handmade jewelry, clothing, antiques, and produce. There will also be delicious food trucks for your dining pleasure, a fun kids’ zone, and live music.
Even better, all proceeds will go towards the Privateers (a 501c3 Non-Profit organization), to support their mission of helping kids and the community.
Saturday, February 20th from 6:30 pm to 10 pm
Manatee County Fairgrounds: 1402 14th Ave. W. Palmetto, FL 34221
What’s better than supporting a great cause? Enjoying tons of delicious food and beer while you do it!
The Hernando Desoto Foundation’s Beertopia Craft Beer & Food Festival will feature a sampling of local and craft beers, seltzers, and liquor along with dishes from local restaurants. There will also be a live performance by Kettle of Fish, a silent auction, and raffle tickets. Learn more and buy your tickets HERE.
22. Yappy Hour Pet Extravaganza
Sunday, February 21st from 1 pm to 4 pm
Motorworks Brewing: 1014 9th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205
Join Animal Network, Inc. and Friends of Manatee County Animal Shelter (FOMACS) for this fun, pet-friendly event. It’s held once a month in the 2,000 sq. ft. artificially turfed beer garden at Motorworks Brewing.
There will be raffle items and silent auctions with proceeds benefiting FOMCAS. They’ll also have drink specials, tasty eats from local food trucks, and plenty of local vendors selling unique items. This is a FREE event so come on out and support this great cause!
23. Mixon’s Winter Art & Crafts Fair
Saturday, February 27th from 10 am to 3 pm
Mixon Fruit Farms: 2525 27th St E, Bradenton, FL 34208
Join Mixon Fruit Farms for their Winter Arts & Crafts Fair. This FREE event will feature a wide selection of local vendors with items like jewelry, soaps, homemade goodies, knitting items, handmade wreaths, and more! There will also be live music.
Whether you’re looking for a special gift or something fun for yourself, you’re sure to find it here.
24. Mattison’s Blues Brunch
Sunday, February 28th from 11 am to 3 pm
Mattison’s Riverwalk Grille
If you love blues music, you won’t want to miss the monthly live Blues Brunch at Mattison’s Riverwalk Grille.
Enjoy a variety of delicious brunch items from their chef-crafted menu along with signature drinks like the Mattison’s Bloody Mary or Bottomless Mimosas.
Mattison’s open-air patio allows for safe dining and they have COVID safety protocols in place. Reservations are encouraged but not required. To make a reservation, give them a call at (941) 896-9660.
25. Yin Yoga Workshop
Sunday, February 28th from 6 pm to 7:45 pm
Thrive Yoga & Fitness: 8819 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210
All of us have suffered some sort of trauma in our lives, from banging that little toe all the way up to trauma from accidents, physical or emotional abuse, and various life experiences.
Join Yogi Di as she guides you through a series of asanas (postures) designed to release trauma and help you heal from within. The class will conclude with a Yoga Nidra-inspired extended savasana leaving you feeling relaxed and peaceful. This workshop will be held at Thrive Yoga & Fitness.
CLICK HERE to learn more and register.
That’s a wrap! Thanks for checking out our round-up of 25 Cool Things to Do in Bradenton this month. For even more events and activities, be sure to check out Discover Bradenton’s event calendar. We’re constantly adding new events, so bookmark it and be sure to come back often!