St. Pete is the arts hub of the Southeast with a beating heart of creative collaborations. Whether it’s a mural covering the street-side of a business or a product launch hosted at a local brewery, St. Pete is a place where creativity thrives.
Culture is our middle name.
++ Public murals throughout the city
Museums and galleries
St. Pete's thriving arts and culture scene extends far beyond the state of Florida.
Represented by outstanding museums—some of them world-famous—scores of independent galleries, a successful, close-knit community of working artists and crafts-people, and a stellar performing arts community, St. Petersburg’s cultural scene is one of the best in the southeastern United States.
St. Petersburg’s arts and culture roots are firmly anchored by a collection of museums and cultural attractions unique to the city, including the Salvador Dali Museum, the Chihuly Collection presented by Morean Arts Center, the Museum of Fine Arts, the St. Petersburg Museum of History, The Florida Holocaust Museum, Morean Arts Center, Florida CraftArt, Sunken Gardens, Great Explorations, the African American Heritage Trail, and more. St. Petersburg offers visitors and residents an exclusive perspective on art and culture.
No such thing as boredom.
Grand Central District
Host to many special events and festivals throughout the year, including one of the largest LGBTQ parades in the nation each June, the Grand Central District is surrounded by historic neighborhoods for those wishing to live, work and play in St. Petersburg.
This historic, award-winning Main Street district is located between Dr. M.L. King Jr. and 16th Streets, and 1st Avenues North and South. It is vibrant and eclectic where art, a wide array of locally-owned, independent businesses, and frequent events make this is top Florida destination.
Adjacent to the Warehouse Arts District, the Deuces Live District embraces the city’s rich African American heritage with a mix of locally-owned service and specialty businesses, including art galleries and restaurants.
M.L. King North District
this growing District comprises a variety of locally-owned retail, small business and galleries, including Jon Hair Monumental Sculpture , Bloom Art Center and the Heart Gallery . Visitors to this District are invited to sample eclectic fare from a variety of locally-owned cafes and restaurants, including The Banyan Tree , where artists and writers rub elbows with everyday folk.