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Downtown St Petersburg

  • Events

  • Kid-friendly

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

  • Dillydally with Dali

    Children can discover the creative world of Dali through educational games, puzzles and arts and crafts activities which encourage family interaction.

    Price:Free.

    Dali Museum: 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Paint Your Dream St. Pete

    The Pinellas County Urban League Young Professionals, with AARP and the Museum of Fine Arts present a family-friendly event that features four group paint sessions where attendees can work with a professional painter to create their collective vision for the city. The paintings will be judged by city officials, and the winning piece will be featured in a local establishment. AARP will host Life Reimagined Dream Clinics for adult attendees. A cocktail reception at The Museum of Fine Arts will follow.

    Price:Free.

    North Straub Park: Fifth Avenue NE and Bayshore Drive, St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Great Beer Challenge

    Editor's pick

    Teams of four will compete in beer-centered games including (beginning at 2 p.m.) corn hole, flip cup, a stein holding competition and even shuffleboard to honor the location for the inaugural event.,Winners crowned at 5 p.m. Must be age 21 or older. Participant tickets include full access to the beer games, beer swag and craft SweetWater beer. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.

    Price:Advance: $30 participant tickets, $110 for team of four, or spectator tickets are $20 online; $50 at door per person, if available.

    Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club: 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Dali and Beyond Film Series

    This surreal film series lets you see a film for free in the museum's lobby theater.

    Price:Free.

    Dali Museum: 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg, 33701

  • The Mojo Gurus

    The St. Petersburg quartet plays a feisty mix of rock and roll, punk and blues.

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

Restaurants:

  • 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…

  • Downtown St Petersburg: 183 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

    The 20,000-square-foot collaboration between celebrity chefs Michael Mina and Don Pintabona in the Sundial complex includes 11 kitchens.Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, bar opens at 11:30 a.m.,…

  • Downtown St Petersburg: 539 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 33701

    Hours: 5 to 10 p.m. Wed.-Thur., 4:30 to 11 p.m. Fri.-Sat.Read a review here.…

  • Rowdies Den


    Cuisine: American casual, Burgers, Pizza, Sandwiches
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Children's menu, Happy hour, Sports

    Downtown St Petersburg: 200 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, 33701

Bars:

  • 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…

  • Cycle Brewing


    Features: Brewery, craft beer specialist

    Downtown St Petersburg: 534 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 33701

    It's 100 percent about the beer. The interior is so bare-bones that you wouldn't even be able to identify what kind of business it was, were it not for 12 tap handles lined up neatly on an…

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…

  • Downtown St Petersburg: 183 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

    The 20,000-square-foot collaboration between celebrity chefs Michael Mina and Don Pintabona in the Sundial complex includes 11 kitchens.Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, bar opens at 11:30 a.m.,…

  • Rowdies Den


    Cuisine: American casual, Burgers, Pizza, Sandwiches
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Children's menu, Happy hour, Sports

    Downtown St Petersburg: 200 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, 33701

  • Push Ultra Lounge


    Features: DJ/Techno, Dance club, Date night, Happy hour, Ladies night, Live music, Outdoor seating, Upscale, tbt* Top Bar

    Downtown St Petersburg: 128 Third St. S, St. Petersburg, 33701

    First, take one of downtown St. Petersburg's most picturesque buildings, the gloriously reinvented McNulty Station. Add the district's hottest restaurant, the delectable Red Mesa Cantina.…

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