Downtown, St. Petersburg

The vibrant, urban heart of a modern beachfront city.

Welcome to Downtown St. Petersburg

The vibrant, urban heart of a modern beachfront city.
Packed with high-rises, luxury condos, and exciting cultural experiences, Downtown St. Petersburg mixes urban flair with warm local charm. It’s a highly walkable community with plenty of green space and beachfront access, making it easy to go from the office to the water. 
Downtown St. Petersburg is the beating heart of the city. It was founded in the late 19th century by two businessmen who used a coin toss to name it. The winner named the city St. Petersburg and the loser named the Hotel Detroit. For a time, St. Petersburg marketed itself to tourists and retirees. While it still has a thriving community of both, Downtown has become a community full of hip, young professionals.
Luxury condos with amenities such as gyms, pools, rooftops, and concierges are the jewel in the crown of Downtown. Life here is for those who want to feel in the middle of the excitement. The beautiful thing about St. Petersburg is that even in the middle of Downtown, you’re never far from the brilliant glory of the water.

What to Love

  • Exciting nightlife and restaurant scene
  • Plentiful marinas for avid boaters
  • Gorgeous luxury condos
  • Museums and art galleries abound
  • Lush green space and pristine white sand beaches

Local Lifestyle

There’s always something to do in the heart of St. Petersburg, whether you’re looking for nightlife, a museum, or a boating adventure. For a time, St. Petersburg was growing in popularity among retirees, but an influx of students and young professionals, and families has made its way Downtown to enjoy the cultural and urban joys it has to offer.

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

From upscale seafood spots to hip bars, Downtown is full of exciting cuisine and trendy nightlife. It’s also a shopping mecca for fashion-forward boutiques, local goods, and stunning artwork.
Parkshore Grill is Beach Drive’s most awarded restaurant, and for a good reason. It has an incredible weekend brunch menu, exquisite cocktails, and a gorgeous outdoor dining area overlooking the waterfront. Bella Brava is casual Italian at its finest, with a long happy hour and authentic recipes. Urban Stillhouse has a Horse Soldier Bourbon tasting room as well as a moody main dining room situated in a warehouse space.
Ocean Blue Galleries specializes in bringing the most coveted art pieces to their clients, so this is the team to trust when it’s time to expand your collection or look for a stunning statement piece. Central Avenue is full of fashionable boutiques like Ashe Couture and Matter of Fact.

Things to Do

Downtown St. Petersburg is a bustling cultural center full of experiences to be had, but it is also steps from the beach. This mix of fast-paced and laid-back means that everyone Downtown can find what they’re looking for. The area is also known for its colorful and bright murals, and many festivals are held throughout the year, bringing the community together.
If you love boating, Downtown St. Petersburg is the place for you! Sailing is integral to this area’s culture, and many regattas are held here throughout the year. Locals often belong to the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, an invite-only private club with a warm and family-friendly environment. Sailing enthusiasts will love to follow the club’s regular regattas.
The St. Petersburg Pier is a dazzling attraction on the waterfront. Its 26 acres of carefully crafted space includes Spa Beach Park and the Great Lawn, myriad restaurants and bars, a marketplace, a playground, and a marina. It’s truly an experience. South of the pier sits the calming waterfront expanse of Vinoy Park, with its recreation trails and lush greenery. It also is the site of many concerts and events throughout the year.
Whether you’re interested in a day at the spa or on the golf course, The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club is ready to make your dreams come true. Downtown is the cultural hub of St. Petersburg. Visit the Dalí Museum and take in the unique architecture and an unparalleled collection of over 2,400 works of Salvador Dalí. The Museum of Fine Arts is the first and largest of St. Petersburg’s museums, and it features extensive permanent and traveling collections from around the globe.


Downtown St. Petersburg is served by Pinellas County Schools, which has one of the highest graduation rates in the state and is home to many nationally recognized arts, music, STEM, and athletic programs.
Shorecrest Preparatory School, a private independent school serving children in preschool through 12th grade, is located in Downtown St. Petersburg. Known as Florida’s oldest independent school, Shorecrest has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School and boasts fantastic athletic programs and community service opportunities.
The University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus is located downtown as well. This fantastic waterfront educational institution offers both bachelor’s and graduate degrees and typically enrolls about 5,000 students at a time.
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