March 3rd – 5th Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
One of the premier events in St. Pete/Clearwater, the Firestone Grand Prix races through the streets of downtown St. Pete as IndyCar’s season opening event.
Taking place on the waterfront street course in downtown St. Petersburg, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is among the most respected motorsports events in North America and features a week-long festival-like atmosphere that includes the fastest racing series on the planet, celebrity athletes, live entertainment and interactive activities.
- Speed Zone
- IndyCar Series Fan Village
- Beer Gardens
- Driver Autograph Sessions
- Interactive games & exhibits
April 14th-16th Tampa Bay Blues Fest
It’s the 27th annual Tampa Bay Blues Festival featuring 15 national blues bands including Robert Cray, Tower of Power, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Tab Benoit, Ana Popovic, Mr. Sipp. Fabulous Florida foods, beverages, and live blues music. Bring your chairs and blankets. Tickets on sale in advance or at the gate (cash only). Free shuttle running on First Street NE. Pick up at 1st Avenue South and 1st Avenue North on First Street NE – drop off at 7th Avenue NE/Bayshore Drive. Gates on Friday & Saturday open at Noon. Gates on Sunday at 12:30 p.m.