Neighborhoods

Downtown St Petersburg

  • Events

  • Kid-friendly

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

  • American Stage in the Park: The Wiz

    Editor's pick

    Ease on down the road with this modern take of the seven time Tony Award winning musical. American Stage's annual play in the park takes place outdoors in Demens Landing. Reserved seats are available for purchase, but it's just as fun to pack a picnic and sit on the grass.

    Price: $13 Wed.-Thur. and Sunday, $18 Fri.-Sat. (advance); $15 Wed.-Thur. and Sunday, $20 Fri.-Sat. (at the gate); $32 reserved seating all nights..

    Demens Landing: 100 First Ave. SE, St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Storytime for Families

    Join museum staff in the Education Classroom for storytime featuring a selected book from the museum's library or store.

    Price: Free.

    Dali Museum: One Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Our Town Conversations

    Editor's pick

    Host Carol Mickett, philosopher and artist, leads this monthly series of talks with local heroes about their visions, accomplishments and contributions to shaping the identity of our town. Come early for hors d'oeuvres and cocktails at Cafe Gala.

    Price: $5, free for members.

    Dali Museum: One Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Goblin

    The Italian progressive rock band will return to the states for their third U.S. tour. and as usual they will be performing along with scenes from the movies they were featured in, adding a multi-media element to the show. Pinkish Black, an American rock band, will open.  

    Price: $25, $65 VIP.

    State Theatre: 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Regata del Sol al Sol

    Hundreds of monohull and multihull cruisers and non-spinnakers start just off The Pier and race under the Sunshine Skyway to the finish line at Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Good viewing spots can be found all along Tampa Bay.

    Price: Spectators free.

    St. Petersburg Yacht Club: 11 Central Ave., 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…

  • Downtown St Petersburg: 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 46614

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

    BayWalk was once a shopping and entertainment complex in downtown St. Petersburg anchored by a 20-screen Muvico Theatre. Since spring 2013, the theater has remained open, but the complex…

  • Demens Landing


    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Boat ramp, City parks, Dog-friendly, Fishing allowed, Grills, Picnic shelters, Play area, Public restrooms

    Downtown St Petersburg: 100 First Ave. SE, St. Petersburg, 33701

    Named after Peter Demens, one of the founding fathers of St. Petersburg, this waterfront park along Tampa Bay offers a great views. With two picnic shelters and grills, it also makes a great…