Gecko Ball 2014 Tix

Gecko Ball 2014 Tickets

August 23rd, 2014
6:00 to 11:00 pm
Tickets $35



The event includes a dinner buffet, cash bar, live music and dancing, costume contest, silent auctions and the live auction of artist-created geckos.


Gecko Pub Crawl 2014 Tix

August 9th, 2014
5:00 to 9:00 pm
Tickets $20



For $20.00, Pub Crawlers will be able to enjoy a beverage at six Gulfport locations, participating businesses are Beach Haus, Little Tommie’s Tiki, Mangia Gourmet, Neptune Grille, O’Maddy’s, and Salty’s of Gulfport, all located within easy walking distance in the Gulfport Waterfront Arts District.


GMA Events

First Friday Art Walk
August 01, 2014 (6:00 pm)
(GMA Events)

Tuesday Fresh Market
August 05, 2014 (9:00 am)
(GMA Events)

7th Annual Gecko Pub Crawl
August 09, 2014 (5:00 pm)
(GMA Events)

Clothing Swap
August 12, 2014 (9:00 am)
(GMA Events)

Tuesday Fresh Market
August 12, 2014 (9:00 am)
(GMA Events)

Third Saturday Art Walk
August 16, 2014 (6:00 pm)
(GMA Events)

Tuesday Fresh Market
August 19, 2014 (9:00 am)
(GMA Events)

6th Annual Gecko Ball
August 23, 2014 (6:00 pm)
(GMA Events)

Tuesday Fresh Market
August 26, 2014 (9:00 am)
(GMA Events)

The 14th Annual Geckofest
August 30, 2014 (10:00 am)
(GMA Events)

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Geckofest
Geckofest

Gulfport Geckofest (Street Event)

The 14th Annual GeckoFest will take place on:
Saturday, August 30th, 2014 from 10am until 10pm. 

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GeckoFest 2014 Flyer


It’s time to get your Gecko on!

The 14th Annual Geckofest will take over Gulfport’s scenic waterfront village on Saturday, August 30th, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. along Beach Boulevard

Break out your best “Charleston” dance moves! Roaring Geckos” will be the theme of this year’s event.

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Gecko Ball 2014: “Roaring Geckos!"

6th Annual Gecko Ball

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

The 6th annual Gecko Ball will be held on Saturday, August 23rd, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

The theme of this year’s Gecko Ball is “Roaring Geckos!,” a 1920s motif evoking flappers, The Great Gatsby, gangsters, Guys and Dolls, and other 20s touchstones.  Costumes are encouraged!

The event includes a dinner buffet, cash bar, live music and dancing, costume contest, silent auctions and the live auction of artist-created geckos.

Tickets for Gecko Ball go on sale a few weeks prior to the event, and it is known to sell out every year.  To receive updates on Gecko Ball, including announcements of ticket sales and locations, visit and “like” the Facebook page for Gecko Ball at www.facebook.com/geckoball.

Ticket sales announcements will also be published in local media.

For more information, please contact Daniel Hodge at (727) 366-4086 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Thanks!

The 2013 Gecko Ball would like to gratefully acknowledge the following businesses and individuals who have donated items to our silent auction fundraiser, or who have provided promotional consideration.

The Art of Massage
The Blue Parrot
Cason Photography
Chicago Rich
Cigar Loft
Couture’d
Crabby Bill's
Craftsman House
Creative Design
The Dali Museum
David Virtue
Designer Consigner
Diane Lowe
Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center
Domain Home Acc. & Gallery
Earth Origins
Emotional Gardener
Epic Renovations
Florida Charter Boat
FL Orange Groves & Winery
400 Beach Seafood & Tap House
The Gabber
Gabriela Valencia Fine Art
Gold Coat Renovations
Gold Plated Shovel
The Golf Shop
The Great Haircut
Gulf Beaches Law P.A.
Gulfport Dive Center
Gulfport Family Restaurant

Gulfport Grind
Gulfport Guest Cottage
Gulfport Produce
Habana Café
Hairy Potter
The Hangar Restaurant
Helen Mullins
Hollander Hotel
Home Maid Residential Cleaning
Hudson Marketing Services
Island Flavors and Tings
J’s
John Shevlin
K. Kringle’s Christmas Shoppe
Karen's Florist of Gulfport
Key West Express
La Cote Basque Winehouse
The Longhouse
Maddy Spa
Mary Joyner Designs
Massage Spa
Mazzaro Italian Market
Michael Chapman
Michael Eismont
Mission Aveda
Museum of Fine Arts
Neptune Grill
O’Maddy’s Bar and Grille
Paradise Grill
Peg’s Cantina & Brew Pub
Perfect Ten Nail Salon
Pia’s Trattoria
Pinch-A-Penny
Post Card Inn
PRP Wine International
Red Cloud American Indian Art
Reef Dog Gifts & Grooming
Rejoys
Rica Fischer
Safari Choppers
St. Petersburg Tribune
Salty's
Sea Breeze Manor B&B Inn
Sea Critters Café
Shiva Dharma
Smokin' J's
Stella's Deli
T & Me Tea Co.
Tampa Bay Times
Tangelo’s Grille
Ted Peters Famous Smoked Fish
Thai Orchids & Leis
Tim Figler
TLC Market
Tony Angel
Tradewinds Island Grand Resort
Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club
Willy's Burgers & Booze
Woody's Waterfront
Yummy's


 
7th Annual Geckofest Pub Crawl

Gecko Pub Crawl Kicks Off “Gecko Season” in Gulfport

Contact: Biff Lagan (305) 923-1803 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

GULFPORT, FLORIDA: The seventh annual Gecko Pub Crawl will be the first of three events that herald the opening of “Gecko Season” in Gulfport. The Pub Crawl will be held Saturday, August 9th, 5 to 9 pm.

7th Annual Gecko Pub Crawl

For $20.00, Pub Crawlers will be able to enjoy a beverage at six Gulfport locations, participating businesses are:

  1. Beach Haus

  2. Little Tommie’s Tiki

  3. Mangia Gourmet

  4. Neptune Grille

  5. O’Maddy’s

  6. Salty’s of Gulfport

All are located within easy walking distance in the Gulfport Waterfront Arts District.

Crawlers may start at any participating location and continue their Crawl in any order.

An After-Party will be held at Salty’s from 9 to 10 pm and will feature awards, drawings and live music.

Like last year, a Poker Run game of Five Card Stud will add to the evening’s festivities.

Crawlers will be dealt a free card from a Crawl Ambassador at each location when they pick up their drink token. Up to three extra cards may also be purchased for $5.00 each at Salty’s at check in.

The Grand Prize for best poker hand will be a two-night stay at the Sirata Beach Resort on St. Pete Beach!

Raffle drawings will also be held during the After Party, with various prizes, including the chance to win a pair of coveted tickets to this year’s “Roaring Geckos” Gecko Ball!

Participants for poker and raffle awards must be present to win.

Tickets are available in advance from the Gulfport Beach Bazaar’s Box Office, located at 3115 Beach Blvd. S, Gulfport and at all participating businesses during the Crawl!

For more information, contact:

Biff Lagan (305) 923-1803 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Additional information on any of Gulfport’s Gecko related festivities may be found at www.geckofest.com or www.gulfportma.com.

The Gecko Ball on August 23rd and the Gecko Fest street festival on the 30th round out the growing slate of Gecko fun for the season, celebrating Gulfport’s favorite reptile!

 
 


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