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St. Petersburg is located in Pinellas County
just across the bay from Tampa
, between Clearwater
and Bradenton Beach
. It lies along Interstate 275 near Hillborough and Tampa bays, and the Gulf of Mexico
. St. Petersburg has 234 miles of shoreline on Tampa Bay, Boca Ciega Bay and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.
The present city was established by J. C. Williams, son of an early founder of Detroit, and Peter Demens, an engineer from Russia who constructed the first railroad into town in 1888.
Today, the city's population is estimated at more than 248,323. A resort community, St. Petersburg is often called the Sunshine City. Egmont Key State Park and the Boyd Hill Nature Park are nearby, as well as plenty of boating, fishing, and sailing venues. The city has six museums, several galleries and a performing arts community. City celebrations include the Festival of States and the Mainsail Arts Festival. St. Petersburg is part of the state's High Tech Corridor, which extends from St. Petersburg east across Central Florida.
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09/22 Coming to The area
Florida Old Time Music Championship Dade City FL April5-6 FOTMC celebrates Old Time Music in Florida, encompassing musical styles ranging from child ballads to southern dance music of old time string bands. Contests in many old time acoustic instruments, String Band and Old Time Singing contests.
New Smyrna Beach Balloon and Sky Fest New Smyrna Beach FL April5-7 New Smyrna Beach Balloon and Sky Fest features world class air shows .....day and night! As well as amazing live music on stage and all of the fun in the Entertainment Theater
Peace River Celtic Festival Punta Gorda FL April10 Our Festival is perpetually dedicated to the memory of David Parker, member of Elks Lodge 2606 and the founder of the Peace River Celtic Festival. David loved Celtic music, laughter, good friendship and good times! If you cherish these things as well, you'll want to be part of this special event!
Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show Brooksville FL April5-13 Week long celebration of the county, entertainment, food, fair rides, livestock and agriculture competitions, demolition derby.
UCF Book Festival Orlando FL April13 The UCF Book Festival showcases 60 renowned authors, exhibitors, free book appraisals, special children’s activities and more.
Bike Night in Cape Coral Cape Coral FL April13 The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation is proud to bring you Cape Bike Night! Motorcycle enthusiasts can get together and listen to live bands, eat great food, and just have fun at this great event!