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Neighborhoods

Downtown St Petersburg

  • Events

  • Kid-friendly

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

  • Ghoulwill Bash

    A chic Halloween themed cocktail party featuring heavy appetizers, drinks, live music by Luna Blue, costume contest, psychic reader, an auction and a "Cloak and Swagger" freaky fashion show. Benefits Goodwill Industries.

    Price: $75.

    Coliseum: 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Ghost Tour St. Petersburg

    Explore the shadows and mysteries of the "Sunshine City" on this 90 minute walking tour of St. Petersburg. Costumed guides tell tales of ghostly lovers, haunted mansions, age-old curses and wandering spirits as you leisurely stroll downtown area streets and the waterfront district.

    Price: $15, $10 ages 4-12.

    Hooker Tea Co.: 300 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Arrival: The Music of ABBA

    Hits like Dancing Queen, SOS and The Winner Takes It All are delivered with such accuracy that it's hard to believe that it's not the real ABBA on stage.

    Price: $30-$50.

    Mahaffey Theater: 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Honda Civic Tour

    The American Authors, known for their hit Best Day of My Life, will headline the thirteenth annual tour, along with The Mowglis and Oh Honey.

    Price: $18 advance, $20 day of show.

    Jannus Live: 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Pieces of a Dream

    This crossover jazz group founded in Philadelphia in 1976 gained popularity with their unique sound that also emphasized R&B and incorporated funk, quiet storm, hip-hop, new jack swing and smooth jazz.

    Price: $30-$50.

    Palladium Theater: 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

Restaurants:

  • 400 Beach Seafood and Tap House


    Cuisine: American casual, Breakfast or brunch, Seafood upscale
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Date night, Kid-friendly, Outdoor seating

    Downtown St Petersburg: 400 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, 33701

    The large-scale Beach Drive restaurant — 9,000 square feet, 300 seats, private dining room for 32, banquet room for 64 — is a collaboration of a number of savvy restaurant…

  • La V


    Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vietnamese
    Features: Top restaurant

    Downtown St Petersburg: 441 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 33701

    V is for Vietnamese, the stylish cafe proffering an expanded menu of the noodles, soups and banh mi sandwiches that made the lovely Thuy Le's 34th Street N spot a foodie destination. Le…

  • Downtown St Petersburg: 340 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, 33701

    One of St. Pete's swankiest spots, this renovated hotel opened in the summer of 2013 to large crowds waiting to schmooze on its rooftop bar overlooking St. Petersburg.The place on Beach…

  • Birch & Vine at the Birchwood


    Cuisine: American upscale, New American
    Features: Outdoor seating, Upscale

    Downtown St Petersburg: 340 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, 33701

    Wander from the white-curtained cabanas to the edge of the rooftop with its sweeping views of Tampa Bay and Straub Park and you'll hear people all saying the same thing: "Why doesn't…

  • 9 Bangkok Restaurant


    Cuisine: Asian, Japanese, Sushi, Thai

    Downtown St Petersburg: 571 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 33701

    This mainstay of downtown St. Petersburg's dining scene for more than a decade offers dependable Thai and sushi dishes. The decor inside is no-frills, but the food is anything but. And…

Bars:

  • 400 Beach Seafood and Tap House


    Cuisine: American casual, Breakfast or brunch, Seafood upscale
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Date night, Kid-friendly, Outdoor seating

    Downtown St Petersburg: 400 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, 33701

    The large-scale Beach Drive restaurant — 9,000 square feet, 300 seats, private dining room for 32, banquet room for 64 — is a collaboration of a number of savvy restaurant…

  • Empouria, the Art of Beer


    Features: Import specialist, Outdoor seating, tbt* Top Bar

    Downtown St Petersburg: 29 Third St. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

    Formerly the Independent, John Vellines' new venture emphasizes high end Belgian, German, and other European varieties including Polish and Czech, plus rare and vintage beers. Cork-finished…

  • Ringside Cafe


    Features: DJ/Techno, Live music

    Downtown St Petersburg: 16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

    Formerly Club Detroit and before that Vintage Ultra Lounge, the popular restaurant and stage for live music moved from its longtime perch on Fourth Street to downtown in late 2013. In the…

  • Downtown St Petersburg: 340 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, 33701

    One of St. Pete's swankiest spots, this renovated hotel opened in the summer of 2013 to large crowds waiting to schmooze on its rooftop bar overlooking St. Petersburg.The place on Beach…

  • Birch & Vine at the Birchwood


    Cuisine: American upscale, New American
    Features: Outdoor seating, Upscale

    Downtown St Petersburg: 340 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, 33701

    Wander from the white-curtained cabanas to the edge of the rooftop with its sweeping views of Tampa Bay and Straub Park and you'll hear people all saying the same thing: "Why doesn't…

Attractions:

  • Ringside Cafe


    Features: DJ/Techno, Live music

    Downtown St Petersburg: 16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

    Formerly Club Detroit and before that Vintage Ultra Lounge, the popular restaurant and stage for live music moved from its longtime perch on Fourth Street to downtown in late 2013. In the…

  • Mahaffey Theater


    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Date night, Outdoor seating, Private room

    Downtown St Petersburg: 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg, 33701

    The Mahaffey Theater is a bayside jewel of a concert hall. This 2,030-seat theater has waterfront views and European box-style seating, which is perfect for the orchestra and dance…

  • Sundial 19


    Features: Date night, Stadium seating

    Downtown St Petersburg: 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

    For a classy date night, it's hard to beat a meal at one of downtown St. Pete's cool restaurants, a movie, a walk through the park and - why not? - a night at the Vinoy. BayWalk recently…

  • Downtown St Petersburg: 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Downtown St Petersburg: 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

    American Stage is the Tampa Bay area's only professional regional equity theater. It presents its six-play Mainstage Series in its brand new, 182-seat Raymond James Theatre, across from…