ST. Pete Beach
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ST Pete Beach

Sugar Sand Rating:
The sand at ST Pete Beach gets a 4 out of 5 star fish rating!

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Amenities


Full List of Amenities
. Showers and handicap ramps
. Covered Beach Chairs
. Volleyball courts (on the beach)
. Jet Ski Rentals on the Beach
. Giant Waterslide
. Lifeguards on duty year round
. First aid


Rentals

Full List of Rentals
. Jet Skis
. Parasailing
. Boat
. Dolphin Tours
. Sunset Cruises
. Fishing Charters


Click Links Below to Rent
Suncoast Watersports
COASTAL KAYAK CHARTERS
Speed Boat Adventures
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How's the Weather?


Average Monthly Water Temperature
Fahrenheit
January
64
February
65
March
69
April
75
May
81
June
85
July
86
August
86
September
85
October
79
November
71
December
64


EVENT CALENDAR


Information from:
www.discoverdowntown.com


Nov 21-22 CRAFTART FESTIVAL 2015
Florida CraftArt’s annual event, features some of the nation’s best established and emerging fine craft artists with handmade works in jewelry, clay, fiber, glass, wood, metal, paper and mixed media. The festival also features artists’ demonstrations, hands-on activities, an artists’ raffle, food trucks and the area’s best local brews. Central Avenue between 4th and 6th Streets. 10am-5pm. 727-821-7391 www.floridacraftart.org


Nov 21 SHOPAPALOOZA PART I
Our biggest event of the year brings together over 120 locally owned shops, restaurants, art galleries, service providers, and community organizations offering great shopping discounts! South Straub Park. 10am-7pm. 727-637-5586 www.ShopapaloozaFestival.com


Nov 21 CRAFTS & DRAFTS
Featuring 50 of Tampa Bay's best local artisan craft vendors, 30 craft beer favorites, food trucks, a DIY tie dye station, complimentary activities and shuffleboard, and much, much more! St Petersburg Shuffleboard Club. 11am-5pm. 727-822-2083 www.stpeteshuffle.com


Nov 21 CHILLOUNGE NIGHT
Chill to the sounds of smooth jazz as you enjoy fine wine and food under the stars. Brazilian Samba parade, see the latest fashions, flamenco dancing and more. Must be 21 to attend. North Straub Park. 6 to 11 p.m, Fireworks 10:45pm. 941-448-0995 www.chilloungenight.com


Nov 28 HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
Bring in the holiday season with St. Petersburg’s holiday kick-off celebration. Mayor Kriseman flips the switch that turns on the downtown holiday Christmas Tree and lights. Enjoy on stage entertainment & interactive games. North Straub Park. 5-7pm. 727-893-7441 www.stpeteparksrec.org


Nov 27 - Dec 30 WATERFRONT LIGHTS AND DISPLAY
While you stroll along the pedestrian walkway of St. Petersburg’s waterfront, see thousands of holiday lights and decorations including the unique snowflake lights. Don’t miss the Giant Greeting Card display made by local teens at St. Petersburg’s Recreation Centers. North Straub, South Straub & Vinoy Parks. 727-893-7441 www.stpeteparksrec.org


Nov 28 SHOPAPALOOZA PART II
Our biggest event of the year brings together over 120 locally owned shops, restaurants, art galleries, service providers, and community organizations offering great shopping discounts! South Straub Park.
10am-7pm. 727-637-5586 www.ShopapaloozaFestival.com


Dec 3-6 38th ANNUAL ST PETERSBURG POWER & SAILBOAT SHOW
The largest boat show on the Gulf Coast featuring the very best of both the power boating and sailing worlds - with a large selection of sailboats and power boats, and three exhibition tents housing all types of marine gear whether your boat uses an engine or the wind. Albert Whitted Park & South Yacht Basin. Thu-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-5pm. www.showmanagement.com


Dec 4 TIES AND TENNIS SHOES GALA
Eat delicious catered foods, drink a selection of wine and craft beer, play games, dance the night away, shop the silent auction, and support the Take Stock in Children program while dressed in cocktail attire and tennis shoes. Tropicana Field. 6-10pm. www.tiesandtennisshoes.com


Dec 5 TIES AND TENNIS SHOES 5K
The 5K course includes a memorable finish line on the turf at Tropicana field. Your photo finish will be captured on Rays Vision. You can also run for the fun of it, stroll with family and friends, or show off your decorated tennis shoes. The 1 mile fun run/walk is perfect for younger kids and families! The kids dash will take place on the field, after the fun run is finished! Tropicana Field. 8am. www.tiesandtennisshoes.com


Dec 5 89TH ANNUAL ST PETERSBURG SANTA PARADE
Family fun, bands, floats and much more will delight the spectators. Parade starts on Central Ave and 5th St, travels east to Bayshore Dr then turns north ending at 5th Ave N. 10am. 727-893-7441 www.stpeteparksrec.org


Dec 5 SNOWFEST - A REAL SNOW EVENT
Sixty-five tons of snow are expected at this annual holiday celebration. Activities include a big and kiddie toboggan slide, art tent, karaoke, moonwalks, reindeer races, giant slide, “glice” ice skating, and a Kiddyland area designed especially for pre-schoolers with inflatable train, cookie decorating, and more. North Straub Park. 10:30am-3pm. 727-893-7441 www.stpeteparksrec.org


Dec 5-6, 9-13, 17-23 SANTA & ICE SKATING
Visit Santa in the Park (camera’s allowed) and go “glice” skating on a simulated ice rink North Straub Park. 6-9pm. 727-893-7441 www.stpeteparksrec.org


Dec 9 BOLEY CENTERS 33rd ANNUAL JINGLE BELL RUN
The waterfront course twinkles with hundreds of luminaries and the sound of thousands of jingle bells that fill the night air. Enjoy live music and glow zones throughout the course. Start and Finish line at North Shore Park. 7:30pm. 727-821-4819 www.boleycenters.org


Dec 11-12 STUFFED ANIMAL NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: A WAITING UP FOR SANTA PARTY
See your favorite stuffed animal come to life with it’s very own Night at the Museum! Drop off your stuffed animal the night before, and come morning you’ll enjoy a hot buffet breakfast and a slide-show of all the adventures your friend had the night before. All topped off with make and take activities, an early visit from Santa and stories of the North Pole from Mrs. Claus. 9-11am. Museum of Fine Arts. 727-896-2667 www.fine-arts.org


Dec 12 PIONEER SETTLEMENT CHRISTMAS JAMBOREE
Step back in time this holiday season with old-fashioned Victorian holiday festivities. Enjoy the tastes of seasonal goodies, live music, craft show, hayrides with Santa, and holiday shopping. 727-893-7326 www.pinellaspioneersettlement.org


Dec 13 MOVIES @ MFA: NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION
Bring your blanket and watch a movie under the Kapok Tree at this free, family & dog friendly monthy event. Enjoy music and short films by local independents 1 hour before showtime. Food trucks and full cash bar with be at your disposal. Museum of Fine Arts. Music starts at 6pm, Movie at Dark. 727-896-2667 www.fine-arts.org


Dec 19-27 IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
Bring the whole family to celebrate the holiday season with this heartwarming classic. Presented as a 1940’s radio show with sound effects performed live on stage, It’s Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play brings George Bailey’s timeless story to life. American Stage. 727-823-7529 www.americanstage.org


Dec 26 2015 ST PETERSBURG BOWL
The American Athletic Conference will face Conference USA (C-USA). Tropicana Field. Kick-off 11am. www.stpetersburgbowl.com


Dec 31 FIRST NIGHT 2016
Usher in the New Year together with your family downtown as the streets fill with music, lights, dance, creative fun and fireworks at 8pm & Midnight! Downtown St Petersburg. 4pm-Midnight. 727-823-8906 www.firstnightstpete.com

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Eats, Drinks & Treats



Beach Checklist

Accessories
Sunscreen (pack at least one all-purpose sunscreen with SPF 30)
WATER! WATER! WATER!
Baby Powder (Helps Remove the sand from your skin)
Beach bag
Flip-flops
Glasses and/or contact lenses, if necessary (bring an extra pair, too)
Sunglasses
Sun hat

Clothing
Swimsuit
Swimsuit cover-up

Equipment
Beach blanket
Beach chairs
Beach towels
Beach toys
Beach umbrella
Cell phone
Cooler
Fishing poles
Flotation devices
Goggles
Snorkel and fins
Video camera

Health and Beauty Items
Aloe vera gel
Antibacterial wipes
Body lotion
Comb and brush
Face cleanser
First aid kit, including gas relief tablets, antacid, antidiarrheal medicine, antihistamine for allergies, bandages, candied ginger for motion sickness, mild laxative, non-aspirin pain reliever, thermometer in a hard case Floss
Insect repellent
Lip balm (choose one with SPF 15)
Personal-hygiene items
Prescriptions
Toothbrush
Toothpaste

Miscellaneous
Healthy snacks, such as chewy granola bars, dried fruit, mini bagels, nuts, and pretzels


Beachcombing

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