City of St. Petersburg, Florida

The city is often referred to by locals as St. Pete, and neighboring St. Pete Beach residents voted to formally abbreviate its name in 1994. The share St. Pete Beach’s average of some 361 days of sunshine each year, but St. Petersburg holds the Guinness World Record for logging the most consecutive days of sunshine (768 days). It is nicknamed "The Sunshine City" and is a popular retirement destination in addition to its draw to general vacationers.

April 20-22, 2018

Location: The Coliseum, St. Petersburg

The oldest and largest antiquarian book fair in the Southeastern United States, third largest in the nation. 100+ Booksellers from all over the country bring volumes of every description from very rare to reading copies on every conceivable subject.

April 21 - 22, 2018

Location: Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, Florida

This is one of the best cultural events of the year in this area! Performing arts and visual arts come together for an amazing experience.

The Pier Aquarium is a private aquarium and marine education science center located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida at The Pier on the waterfront. Features hands-on activities including a fresh fish theater, touch tank experience and more. 

March 24 - 25, 2018

Location: North Straub Park, St. Petersburg, Florida

Come enjoy the delicious seafood creations from top restaurants in St. Petersburg. Live musical performances, arts and crafts and more. 

April 6 - 8, 2018

Location: Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, Florida

right on the shores of Tampa Bay, this festival allows you to enjoy the tropical setting while you listen to some amazing blues music!

Tropicana Field is home to the Tampa Bay Rays MLB team. Located in St. Petersburg, Florida, the stadium also hosts college football. This domed stadium is the only non-retractable Major League Baseball stadium and is the smallest by seating capacity. 

Website Listings

Academy Prep with a Center in both St. Petersburg and Tampa, is a rigorous private middle school for students qualifying for need-based scholarships.

PreK-12th grade college-prep, private school located in St. Petersburg, Florida with a world-renowned boarding and military program that begins in 8th grade.

The Albert Whitted Airport supports a wide mix of general aviation activities and entities with private or “recreational” aviators, aviation businesses, space for the airport’s FBO as well as a full-service restaurant, rental car and other aviation operators. In addition, other commercial services are provided on the field through various companies including, aircraft maintenance, avionics, banner towing, upholstery, flight instruction, aircraft sales, aircraft charter, internet-based pilot retail and aerial photography businesses. 

Co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school located on two campuses in St. Petersburg, Florida. Serves students in Prekindergarten (starting at age 3) - Grade 12.

Eckerd College is a small liberal arts college in St. Petersburg. It has a beautiful waterfront campus on the Gulf Peninsula in Tampa Bay. It is a short drive away from some of the state's most beautiful beaches.

LCC Day School is a partnership of school, church and families, inspiring superior academic performance while instilling leadership, responsibility, and values in a nurturing environment. 

Port of St. Petersburg, located on Central Florida's Gulf Coast in Tampa Bay, offers services for large yachts, as well as benefits of marine science/research facilities on port property.

The Raymond James Theatre is a theatre run by the American Stage. It was built in St. Petersburg in 2009.

Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.

The Mahaffey Theater is a downtown St. Petersburg theater that first opened in 1965. It offers quality performances of all kinds in a location that offers easy access to many other Tampa Bay attractions.