The Hibiscus Festival Fine Arts and Crafts Fair, Food Truck Battle and Port St. Lucie Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival are the main events and things to do this weekend .

Here is your Five on Friday weekend update for the Treasure Coast.

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Indian River County

Hibiscus Festival Fine Arts and Crafts Fair

  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
  • Downtown Vero Beach, 2036 14th Ave.
  • The festival features a variety of art categories ranging from acrylic painting to sculpture and everything in between. Community booths and non-profit organizations will be on hand with information and giveaways. Enjoy live music, food, drink and children’s activities.
  • Free entrance
The Hibiscus Festival Fine Arts and Crafts Show takes place this weekend in downtown Vero Beach.

St. Lucia County

Battle of the food trucks

  • 3pm-9pm Saturday
  • Tradition Square, 10301 SW Innovation Way, Port Saint Lucie
  • Over 20 gourmet food trucks will battle it out for the top prizes. Enjoy live music, drinks and a variety of food. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Food costs $3 to $25.
  • Free entrance

Port St. Lucie Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival

  • 6.30pm-10pm Friday
  • MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center, 9221 SE Civic Center Place, Port St. Lucie
  • This event will feature local and international wineries, breweries and distilleries. Customers can enjoy unlimited samples of over 100 wines, beers and spirits and meet brewery representatives, sommeliers and master distillers. Enjoy live music, food and vendors. All participants must be 21 years of age or older.
  • General admission of $50 plus fees and taxes includes unlimited tastings and a souvenir drink; $15 designated driver ticket (non-alcoholic)

Martin County

Mutt March 5K/10K Run & Festival with WaterFest

  • 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday (registration/check-in at 7:00 a.m.)
  • Memorial Park, 300 SE Ocean Blvd., Stuart
  • Join over 1,000 animal lovers and their dogs at the 19th annual event. Take your pets for a morning walk, shop at the “flea-free” market, enjoy a free breakfast and enter the famous pet costume contest. A dog-friendly 5k and 10k will kick off the event at 8 a.m. All runners will then be admitted to the festival. Mutt March and WaterFest open at 10 a.m.
  • Free admission to the festival; race fee is $35 for 5K, $45 for 10K

Stuart Town Center Craft Festival

  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday to Sunday
  • Historic Downtown Stuart, 26 SW Osceola St.
  • The 25th annual event brings together some of the country’s finest artisans with paintings, wood art, ceramics, one-of-a-kind jewelry and handmade baskets. Plus, there’s an extensive green market with homemade herbs, dips, and soaps.
  • Free entrance

Elysia Brennan is a freelancer for TCPalm who researches the best things to do on the Treasure Coast. Do you have an upcoming event that you would potentially like to include in this weekly roundup? Email it to him at [email protected] You can also upload your event to the TCPalm events page at