Curious what's going on in Tampa Bay! Check out a few of our favorite local Arts and Charity Events that will be happening in January 2020.


Festivals of Speed

Sunday, January 12th

The Vinoy | Downtown St Pete

Festivals of Speed, located at St. Petersburg in downtown St. Petersburg, motorsports display will showcase over 300 exotic cars, motorcycles, watercraft and luxury brands. The Festivals of Speed show field has become known for its unique diversity, showcasing both vintage and contemporary vehicles of all makes and models placed for display amongst the splendor that is Vinoy park. The park is on the water with magnificent views of the bay and vibrant downtown. Guests will experience automotive designs by Porsche, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, Aston-Martin, BMW, Mercedes, McLaren, and more and while enjoying fine wines, exciting culinary offerings, cigar lounge, on site cafes, smooth jazz in the gardens, and luxury brands.

 For more information or to purchase tickets, please go to


St Pete Beach Classic

Saturday, January 18th – Sunday January 19th
Sirata Beach Resort & Conference Center
St Pete Beach  

Run on the streets, party on the beach!

Our 5K, 10K and half marathon courses will all be re-certified before our 2020 race weekend. Awards will be presented to the first overall male and female finisher in the 5K, 10K, Classic Duo, half marathon and Marathon Challenge. Awards will be given 3-deep in the standard age groups, from 10-79 years old, in the 5K, 10K and half marathon, as well as a 10 year old and younger class and an 80 year old and over class.

For specific event details, visit HERE.


MLK Music and Culture Festival

Saturday, January 18th 11am – 5 pm   

Corey Ave, St Pete Beach FL

Join us for our first Music and Culture festival in beautiful downtown St. Pete, FL. This FREE waterfront event will have vendors and live entertainment right in the heart of the thriving downtown area.

For specific event details, visit HERE.


Children’s Gasparilla Parade  

Saturday, January 18th  

Presented by Ashley Homestore and Chick-fil-A Tampa Bay. An Alcohol-free event, celebrating the return of the Gasparilla Season to Tampa Bay!

For specific event details, visit HERE.


2020 Gasparilla Pirate Parade & Festival

January 25th – 26th  
Sail Pavilion 333 S Franklin St, Tampa FL   

2020 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa Gasparilla Pirate Fest is FREE TO ATTEND. Here's the schedule for Saturday, January 25th:
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Gasparilla Invasion
Route: The Jose Gasparilla sets sail at the south end of Hillsborough Bay. 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Gasparilla Invasion Brunch
Location: Tampa Convention Center
2:00 p.m. – approx. 5:30 p.m. Parade of the Pirates
Route: The parade begins at Bay to Bay Blvd & Bayshore Blvd.

For additional event information visit


St Pete Beach Seafood & Music Festival

January 31st – February 2nd  

Corey Ave St Pete Beach

Thousands of festival-goers will flock to the 3 Day St Pete Beach Seafood & Music Festival, January 31-February 2, 2020 on Corey Avenue in St. Pete Beach. Live music starts Friday night at 4:30 pm - 10 pm and continue Saturday from 11 am - 10 pm and Sunday 11 am - 6 pm. Admission is FREE so — come enjoy all three days!!!  The event is produced by Paragon Festivals and graciously hosted by the Corey Area Business Association.

For specific event details, visit HERE.


Highball Craft Cocktail Competition  

Friday, January 31st 7 pm

Nova 535 | 535 Dr MLK Jr St N, St Pete FL

Who makes the best cocktail in Tampa Bay? YOU decide at the 4th annual craft cocktail competition, HighBall 2020! Raise a glass! Your favorite craft cocktail competition is back for another round of tipsy fun. Mix and mingle with Tampa Bay's best bartenders as you sip your way around unlimited craft cocktail samples to find the best! HighBall will showcase 16 craft cocktails created by Tampa Bay's top mixologists with either whiskey, vodka, gin, or rum as they compete to win YOU over to be named ‘Tampa Bay’s Best Cocktail’ at HighBall. Plus, vote for your favorites in each spirit category as you enjoy live music and entertainment, local bites, and more fun surprises to be announced.

For specific event details, visit HERE.


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Cheri Riley
Premier Sothebys International Realty
120 2nd Avenue NE
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
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