Press Releases

14 Dec 2017

Contact: Gulfport Public Library; (727) 893-1074 GULFPORT, FLORIDA: The LGBTQ Resource Center at Gulfport Public Library is proud to continue its monthly LGBTQ Film Series on Thursday, December 14th with an Oscar-nominated documentary about the fight for AIDS research and treatment. The Film Series is a free gathering to watch a film in the company […]

2 Dec 2017

Contact: Brenda McMahon; brendamcmahonceramics@gmail.com; (518) 692-7742 GULFPORT, FLORIDA: Gulfport, Florida’s professional artist community is getting ready to satisfy your ArtJones. Do you want art, make art, gotta have art, love art? Then this inaugural event is for you. On Saturday and Sunday, December 2nd and 3rd, ArtJones, an Open Studio Tour of Gulfport Artists makes […]

14 Nov 2017

OneBlood will have the Big Red Bus in Gulfport on Tuesday November 14, during the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market. OneBlood encourages all eligible blood donors to make blood donation a regular part of their lives.

5 Dec 2017

Returning for a third year, the Bay Voices men’s choral group will perform another popular holiday concert at the Gulfport Public Library on Tuesday, December 5th at 7:00 p.m. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Complimentary wine, soft beverages and cheese will be offered.

25 Aug 2017

Organizers of Gulfport’s annual Gecko Ball have announced the results of public voting for the theme of the 2018 Gecko Ball: “Gecko Con!” The Tenth Annual Gecko Ball will be held next year on Saturday, August 25th at the historic Gulfport Casino Ballroom.

30 Nov 2017

To help commemorate World AIDS Day 2017 (December 1st), local AIDS treatment pioneer Dr. Bob Wallace, MD will be the featured speaker on Thursday, November 30th at the Gulfport Public Library (5501 28th Avenue South, Gulfport, Florida) at 7pm.

9 Nov 2017

The LGBTQ Resource Center at Gulfport Public Library is proud to continue its monthly LGBTQ Film Series on Thursday, November 9th with a classic comic Australian “drag show road movie.” The Film Series is a free gathering to watch a film in the company of friends and neighbors on the second Thursday of each month.

9 Dec 2017

The 9th Annual Holiday Hoopla is a celebration of arts, crafts, foods, holiday music and roving holiday characters

25 Aug 2018

Organizers of Gulfport’s annual Gecko Ball are encouraging the public to vote now on the theme of next year’s event. Saturday, August 25, 2018 will be the date of the Tenth Annual Gecko Ball, building on the tradition of this ever-popular event.

31 Dec 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 New Year’s Eve Gala, a party that in recent years has become Gulfport’s go-to celebration of the New Year.

17 Feb 2018

Gulfport Public Library’s LGBTQ Resource Center announces the first annual ReadOut event, a weekend of lesbian literature, headlined by Keynote Speaker Elizabeth Sims.

Calling all Artisans and Craftsmen! Several premium spots are now available during Gulfport Art & Gallery Walks. Applications for all handmade categories are currently being accepted.

17 Feb 2018

The third annual Gulfport Fine Arts Festival is open to the public on February 17-18, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with complimentary admission and parking conveniently located within walking distance.

The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market is busily preparing for the upcoming Fall/Winter season. The appearance of autumn on the calendar brings the return of many of our seasonal vendors, and once again, Beach Blvd.

12 Oct 2017

The LGBTQ Resource Center at Gulfport Public Library is proud to continue its monthly LGBTQ Film Series on Thursday, October 12th with OTHER PEOPLE, an independent comedy about a gay son returning home to care for his dying mother.

Due to the circumstances created by the storm, we are canceling the screening of CLOUDBURST that was scheduled for this Thursday.

14 Sep 2017

The LGBTQ Resource Center at Gulfport Public Library is proud to continue its monthly LGBTQ Film Series on Thursday, September 14th with a “road movie” about an elderly lesbian couple making their way to Canada.

2 Sep 2017

Calling all flower children, hippies and tree huggers! Flock to Gulfport’s waterfront and bring your buds for a day of peace, art and music! Gulfport invites you to the 17th Annual Geckofest…

26 Aug 2017

Tickets for the Ninth Annual Gecko Ball are on sale, but a limited supply of tickets remains. The Ball will be celebrated with a theme of “Geckostock!” on Saturday, August 26th, 2017.

10 Aug 2017

The LGBTQ Resource Center at Gulfport Public Library is proud to continue its monthly LGBTQ Film Series on Thursday, August 10th with a Canadian film about a closeted teen coming-of-age.

The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market continues its program of offering one free vendor space each week for community non-profit organizations. 

4 Jul 2017

The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market will be operating their regular hours, 9a-2pm, on July 4th. Start your Independence Day by supporting the independent business owners at the market and along the streets of Gulfport.

11 Jul 2017

Gulfport, FL.: Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market’s popular “Clothing Swap” is held the second Tuesday of every month, the next being July 11, 2017.

Calling all Artisans and Craftsmen! Several premium spots are now available during Gulfport Art & Gallery Walks. Applications for all handmade categories are currently being accepted.

4 Aug 2017

Seven larger-than-life geckos will be the centerpiece of a live auction to benefit local charities. The geckos will be visualized and created according to each artist’s individual concept.

26 Aug 2017

Who wants to represent all that is Gecko/Gulfport/Fabulous and be the next Gulfport Gecko Queen? Gulfport’s fifth Gecko Queen will be crowned at this year’s Gecko Ball on Saturday, August 26th.

13 Jul 2017

The LGBTQ Resource Center at Gulfport Public Library continues its monthly LGBTQ Film Series on Thursday, July 13th with a “ridiculous and silly, but ultimately very fun comedy” (junkee.com).

29 Jun 2017

A special performance of the one-man show, “Keith Haring: Radiant Child” will be staged in Gulfport on Thursday, June 29th at the Catherine Hickman Theater (5501 27th Avenue South) at 7:30 p.m.

22 Jun 2017

A free “lunch and learn” program will feature video footage of theatrical performances depicting the challenges facing the alarming number of LGBTQ youth displaced from their homes in Pinellas County.

Gulfport GetGO is an all-volunteer transportation service operated and administered by the 501c3 Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center Foundation. Initial funding for the two 6-person low speed vehicles was made possible through tax deductible donations and a matching grant from the Foundation.

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