Alchemy Fest 2013


presented by Thank You Mama
Live Music • Arts and Crafts • Organic Market & Seed Swap • Games and Activities • Raffle Prizes


The 8th annual Alchemy Fest returns to St. Petersburg to celebrate music, art, magic and Mother Earth!

Alchemy Fest is an all-ages, family-friendly event featuring live music, arts and crafts, games and activities, dance performances, raffle prizes and more! Plus, this year, we’re expanding the festival to include a vendor marketplace, including organic produce and a seed share. It all goes down on Sunday, April 21 from 1 – 6 p.m. in St. Petersburg, FL.

Thanks to our sponsors: Thank You Mama, Number 9 Salon, Financial Services for Florida, Creative Loafing, The Sales Source, and Enliven Wellness Works.

Mark your calendar now! RSVP on FACEBOOK!

This year’s music lineup:

The Gita (Reunion Show) – Having formed in 1998 and disbanded in 2003, this 10-time “Best of the Bay” award-winning band takes the stage once again with their blend of pop, folk and world-beat. (RIYL: The Dave Mathews Band, Bruce Springsteen, Kula Shaker)

Rise of Saturn – A 5-piece band with 2 drummers and a singer that doubles on the trumpet, ROS brings hip-hop, funk, progressive rock, reggae and lots of indie swagger. (RIYL: 311, The Roots, Galactic)

Geri X – Named “Best of Indie” by Rolling Stone Magazine in 2011, indie folk songstress Geri X took Tampa Bay by storm with her 2008 debut. She has been called “mesmerizing, haunting, captivating” and occasionally, “late for dinner.” (RIYL: Fiona Apple, Neko Case, Howlin’ Wolf)

Sons of Hippies – This psychedelic / industrial / garage trio took home Creative Loafing’s “Best of the Bay” critics’ choice award in 2009 and 2011. Don’t let their flowery name fool you, this band will have you eating the red pill and dancing into the twilight with their post-apocalyptic space rock. (RIYL: Radiohead, Patti Smith, Yeasayer)

Red Feather – Like Jim James on a Native American vision quest, Red Feather performs “music from the city about the beauty of the mind and country.” (RIYL: My Morning Jacket, Iron and Wine, Fleet Foxes)


Dr. Sheri Rosenthal – “Awakening Your Inner Alchemist”
Denise O’Dunn – “Ayurveda: What Is It? Who Are You?”

Sponsors/vendors confirmed for the 2013 event so far include:

  • Coloring by Thank You Mama (Transformation Station)
  • Guided Meditation by Shambhala St. Petersburg (Transformation Station)
  • Chair Massage by Enliven Wellness Works (Transformation Station)
  • Hooping provided by Hoola Monsters (Transformation Station)
  • Yoga with The Body Electric (Transformation Station)
  • Dance with Hip Expressions (Transformation Station)
  • Face painting and balloon twisting with Uptown Clowns (Transformation Station)
  • Local, organic produce from Geraldson Community Farm
  • Seed share by Pinellas Gardening Collective
  • Live painting by Jennifer Kosharek
  • Creative Loafing
  • Mangia Gourmet
  • Balance and Bliss
  • ocasiocasa
  • Paper Street Market
  • Heinz Hinrichs
  • Florida Beer Company
  • KIND Snacks
  • Local Shops 1
  • Negley Honey
  • Nardo Brothers Natural
  • True Skin Cream
  • Fred’s Finest Pet Treats
  • Tree Dog Salsa
  • Sereniteas
  • Performance Enhancing Smoothies
  • Gnarly Farms
  • Sausage Laboratory
  • Sunnyside Eggs
  • Thai Yoga Massage and Stretch Therapy
  • Origami Owl
  • Gypsy Junque
  • Integral Church
  • Alternative Imagination

This year, there will be seven “Transformation Stations” set up throughout the event. Visit all the stations, get your Green Card stamped, and at the end of the day, you’ll be entered to win one of two grand prizes (containing donations from our sponsors and vendors)!

If you’d like to volunteer for the event or have any questions, please feel free to contact us directly at

When: Sunday, April 21 – 1 – 6 p.m.
Where: First Unity Campus, 460 46th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 33703
What: $8 in advance, $10 at the door
More: All ages, 10 and under Free, plenty of parking, stroller and wheelchair-friendly

BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW through Enliven Wellness Works!

Become a Sponsor or Vendor – Download the application HERE!

* lineup and schedule subject to change

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