Downtown St Petersburg Florida Events

On-Going Events

MAYOR'S LUNCH TRUCK IT FOOD TRUCK RALLY
Every Third Weds bring your sunnies and hungry tummies to Williams Park every third Wednesday for lunch! Enjoy a variety of choices from your favorite participating food trucks presented by The Gulf to Bay Food Truck Association.  11am-2pm.  WiIliams Park.  813-810-0216.  (Event Info)

TEST FOOD TRUCKS AROUND DOWNTOWN
Each Third Friday, pick up dinner to take home or enjoy the sunset at Spa Beach Park. Food market booths too! Selling items like beef jerky, olive oils, bbq sauces.  Pier Approach.  6-9pm.  727-667-7001

YOGA ON TAP
JAN 3 - Yoga on Tap at 3 Daughters Brewing
JAN 14 - Yoga on Tap at Green Bench

Earn your beer!! You'll have a sweaty good time, accompanied by live acoustic music from local artists. Afterward, belly up with some of Florida's best-tasting craft brews with your fellow yogis. You'll leave feeling refreshed, relaxed, and recharged.  Every Sunday at 11am.  10:30am-12pm.  (Event Info)

FREE ROOFTOP YOGA
EVERY FIRST TUESDAY Come join us on the rooftop rain or shine for a free rooftop yoga class sponsored by Fresh Kitchen! We look forward to sharing a great view with an open sky & an awesome instructor with you! Mark your calendars.  Station House, Downtown.

FIRST FRIDAY - GET DOWNTOWN
Join the fun at St Petersburg’s dancing-in-the-street block party featuring great music, food & drink vendors and restaurants! First Friday of the month. Free.  Central Ave between 2nd & 3rd St. 5:30-10pm.  FirstFridayStPete.com

ST PETE SHUFFLE
Every Friday come out and enjoy a hip twist to an old game under the stars. On the First Friday of the month - enjoy live music from a local artist. St Petersburg Shuffleboard Club. 7-11pm.  727-822-2083
StPeteShuffle.com

FRIDAY NIGHT CLAY
Every Friday bring a towel, your favorite beverage and your sense of humor as our clay teachers guide you through the very basics of wheel throwing and hand building in clay.  Morean Arts Center.  6-9pm.
727-822-7872  MoreanArtsCenter.org

PARENTS' NIGHT OUT - 2ND FRIDAY OF THE MONTH
Drop off your kiddos (ages 4-10) for a night of play, while you take some time for yourself. Includes pizza, museum play, a science show, and a movie! Spots are limited!  Must Pre-register before 9am. 6-10pm  Great Explorations Children's Museum

SATURDAY MORNING MARKET
Every Saturday in Oct-May, live music fills the air at this fantastic outdoor market. With local produce, an eclectic array of food-trucks and eateries, and tons of arts and crafts. Plus don't forget about 9am Yoga and Story Time for the kids every other Saturday.  Al Lang Field parking lot.  9am-2pm.  SaturdayMorningMarket.com

SUNDIAL SATURDAY YOGA
On Saturday Mornings, get a head start, or headstand, on your fitness goals by participating in a FREE yoga session. All levels are welcome!
Sundial Courtyard.  9-10am.  SundialStPete.com


SATURDAYS @ THE MOREAN
Every Saturday participate in free art experiences specially geared for families with children ages 5-10!  Morean Arts Center.  10am-5pm.  727-822-7872  MoreanArtsCenter.org


WALKING MURAL TOUR AT FLORIDA CRAFTART
Get the behind the scenes scoop on some of your favorite pieces of street art in the 'Burg. Saturday mornings from 10-11:30am (except on Second Saturdays tours are 4-5:30pm).  Florida CraftArt.  727-821-7391  FloridaCraftArt.org

INDIE MARKET
On the First Saturday of each month over 80 different pop-up shops take over Green Bench Brewery! With handmade & vintage items, plants, art, food trucks and of course all the Craft Beer you can drink!  11am-4pm.  StPeteIndieMarket.com

KIDDING AROUND YOGA
On the First & Third Saturday of each month, utilizes the yoga poses or asanas creatively tucked into: partner yoga, games and activities, original music, stories and more. Designed for kids ages 3 and older - Families Welcome. Bring a towel or yoga mat.  10-11am.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667  MFAStPete.org

MAKE & TAKE SATURDAYS
On the First & Third Saturday of each month. Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included.  11am-2pm.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667  MFAStPete.org

SECOND SATURDAY ART WALK
On the Second Saturday of each month, studios and galleries all over St Pete swing open their doors in a fun and free evening of activities.
5-8:30pm.  StPeteArtsAlliance.org/Artwalk

3RD SATURDAY ETCHING CLASS
Etch your own plate, wineglass, beer stein, lanterns and more... with fun images and shapes. This is a fun way to spend creative time with friends, colleagues, and family! Great for children and adults alike, this event brings instant gratification and a smile to all who try it!  Duncan McClellan Gallery  10am-2pm.  DMGlass.com

YOGA + DALÍ
Join Inspire Yoga every Sunday at The Dalí - a remarkable environment where Dalís energy infuses the physical, mental and spiritual inspiration of yoga. Classes are held in the Raymond James Community Room or Avant-Garden, both with incredible views of the waterfront. Classes are vinyasa/ashtanga-based incorporating pranayama (breath work), asana (posture work), meditation and relaxation. Beginners and experienced yogis are welcome. Practice as gentle or advanced as desired. Please arrive early on a light stomach, bring a mat and towel, and come ready to be inspired. Don't have a mat? We have several on hand to lend.  $10-15 Admission.  10:30am-12pm.  The Dalí Museum.  TheDalí.org

MIMOSAS & MASTERPIECES: BRUNCH AT THE DALÍ
Cafe Gala invites you to start your week with an artistic take on Sunday Fundays. Enjoy a Catalan-inspired brunch, raise a glass to surreal Sundays, then visit the galleries & stroll the grounds.  The Dalí Museum.  11am-2pm.   727-823-3767  TheDali.org

JAZZ JAM - AL DOWNING JAZZ
Every first Monday get your jazz hands ready! Jazz Jam is hosted by Dwayne White, trumpeter and a rhythm section is provided for all musicians (including vocalists) who wish to participate.  The Hanger Restaurant.  8-10pm.  AlDowningJazz.com

SWING DANCING IN THE SUNDIAL COURTYARD!
FIRST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH. Join us for a free 30-minute beginner swing dance lesson, followed by an hour of social dancing to all of your favorite jazz!  Sundial Courtyard.   7-8:30pm.  SundialStPete.com

WINE & YOGA
LAST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH. Join fellow yogis on a wine-filled meditation trip for a 45 minute class of relaxation, stretching and lengthening!  SubCentral At The Iberian Rooster.  7pm.

COFFEE WITH A CURATOR
On the First Wednesday of the month, enjoy a focused, theme-oriented presentation on a variety of Dali-related topics. The talk is presented by one of The Dali Museum's Curatorial/Education team or an invited speaker.  Dalí Museum.  10:30-11:30am.  727-823-3767  TheDalí.org

COFFEE TALKS
Every 2nd Wednesday enjoy refreshments at 10am and an interactive performance inspired by the museum collection, themes and special exhibitions at 10:30am.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667  MFAStPete.org

OPERA AT THE DALÍ
Experience Opera as The Dali introduces audiences to emerging opera artists through a dynamic 30-minute performances on the Third Thursday each month. Opera is performed from the Spiral Staircase of the  Dalí Museum. 6-6:30pm.  727-823-3767  TheDalí.org

Holiday Events

NOV 10 - DEC 28  MERRY + BRIGHT: 2018 HOLIDAY SHOW AND SALE
Come join the "buy-local" movement at this annual member show. Find unique items for everyone on your holiday list ranging from paintings, to functional pottery, jewelry, glass, ornaments and artsy stocking stuffers!  Morean Arts Center.  7-10pm.  727-822-7872  MoreanArtsCenter.org

NOV 17-18  TIS THE SEASON HOLIDAY MART
Something for everyone on your holiday list at the Holiday Market & Expo. Filled with exhibits, specialty boutiques, crafts & more.  The Coliseum.  10am-5pm.  727-892-5202  StPete.org/Coliseum

NOV 21  DAMON FOWLER'S HOLIDAY BLUES BASH
Palladium favorite Damon Fowler is gathering some musical friends for a special holiday blues show in Hough Hall. And what a lineup of friends! Joining Fowler will be: vocalist Betty Fox, guitarist Sean Chambers, guitarist Ed Wright, The Bird Tribe - Matt Frost on keys/vocals, Garret Dawson (formerly the percussionist for Butch Trucks and the Freight Train) and Brian Byrd on pedal steel - guitarist Chuck Riley,drummer Justin Headley, guitarist Josh Nelms and Tom Bell.  The Palladium.  727-822-3590  MyPalladium.org

NOV 24  ANNUAL ST PETERSBURG SANTA PARADE
Family fun, bands, floats and much more will delight the spectators. Parade begins at Albert Whitted Park and runs Bayshore Dr and 5th Ave NE.  5:30pm.  727-893-7441  StPeteParksRec.org

NOV 24  HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
Immediately following the Santa Parade, Mayor Kriseman kicks off this joyous season when he turns on the holiday Christmas Tree and lights. Enjoy entertainment, children's activities, music food and more.  North Straub Park.  5-7pm.  727-893-7441  StPeteParksRec.org

NOV 24 - JAN 1  WATERFRONT LIGHTS & DISPLAY
See thousands of holiday lights and decorations including the unique snowflake lights and giant greeting cards. North Straub, South Straub, Pioneer Park & Albert Whitted Park.

NOV 29  DECK THE HALLS HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Celebrate the holiday season with the Museum of Fine Arts at our annual Holiday Tree unveiling. Renowned artist Dominique Labuvie has been commissioned to design custom ornaments and an installation art piece in our Great Hall. Collection galleries will be open and free to the public on this special night.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667  MFAStPete.org

NOV 30 - DEC 2  ST PETERSBURG BALLET COMPANY: THE NUTCRACKER
Year in and year out, St Petersburg Ballet Company's production of The Nutcracker showcases future dancers and students of world-renowned schools and companies such as Julliard, Boston Conservatory, and Cirque du Soleil. Come watch tomorrow's superstars of dance on the stage of out very own Hough Hall.  The Palladium.  727-822-3590  MyPalladium.org

DEC 1  SNOWFEST
Tons of snow are expected at this annual holiday celebration. Activities include a big and kiddie toboggan slide, art tent, karaoke, moonwalk, giant slide and a Kiddyland area designed especially for preschoolers with inflatable train and more.  North Straub Park.  10am-3pm.  727-893-7441  StPeteParksRec.org

DEC 1, 6-9 & 13-23  SANTA
Family fun, bands, floats and much more will delight the spectators. Parade begins at Albert Whitted Park and runs Bayshore Dr and 5th Ave NE.  5:30pm.  727-893-7441  StPeteParksRec.org

DEC 5  ROOFTOP HOLIDAY PARTY
Live music, food and drinks from Ichicoro Ane, live art and much more. Station House St Pete.  7:30-10:30pm.  (Event Info)

DEC SELECT DATES  REAL ICE SKATING
Albert Whitted Park.  727-893-7441  StPeteParksRec.org

HOLIDAY MOVIES IN THE PARK
Bring your blanket or lawn chairs to settle in for a holiday movie and a fun evening for the entire family.  Vinoy Park.  7pm.  727-893-7441
DEC 7 - THE CHRISTMAS STORY
DEC 14 - THE SANTA CLAUSE
DEC 21 - SANTA PAWS

StPeteParksRec.org

DEC 8  FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY PRESENTS: DOVER STREET TRIO
The Friends of the St Petersburg Main Library will present the Dover Street Trio in a program of classical favorites, ending with a medley of holiday songs, in the auditorium of the St Petersburg Main Library. Free and open to the public.  (Event Info)

DEC 9  HISTORIC OLD NORTHEAST CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF HOMES
Tour eight beautiful and distinctive homes dressed up for the holidays in our great neighborhood! Proceeds benefit neighborhood improvement projects. Tickets will be available for purchase online.  HONNA.org

DEC 13  NATE NAJAR'S JAZZ HOLIDAY 2018
Sit back and enjoy holiday tunes played by Nate Najar with his trio and very special guests, James Suggs on trumpet, and NYC jazz star Adrian Cunningham on sax, clarinet, and flute.  The Palladium.  727-822-3590  MyPalladium.org

DEC 14  BOLEY CENTERS'S 36TH ANNUAL JINGLE BELL RUN
This 3-mile waterfront course glows with 1,500 luminaries, three glow zones, glow in the dark face paint, glow necklaces and thousands of merry runners, joggers, walkers and four-legged trotters filling the night air with the sound of jingle bells. Start and Finish line at Albert Whitted Park.  7:30pm.  BoleyCenters.org

DEC 15  TFO POPS: HOLIDAY POPS
Pure holiday magic that you can't buy at the mall, featuring the velvet voice of American Idol star and St Pete native, Michael Lynche. A perfect gift for the whole family.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

DEC 18  ST PETERSBURG OPERA: SEASONAL SPARKLE 2018
Enjoy the festive sounds of the holiday season with our Sparkle Chorus, Orchestra, and Soloists. This season's new program includes excepts from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, a tribute to classic Christmas Pop songs, and a special operatic set inspired by the sky above.  The Palladium.  727-822-3590  MyPalladium.org

DEC 25  DRUMLINE LIVE HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR
This energetic and vibrant new musical phenomenon, will dazzle audiences with hot choreography, athletic feats, rhythmic trumpets and the pulsating force of the drumline in an explosive holiday show.  7pm.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

DEC 26-27  MOSCOW BALLET'S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
A beautiful interpretation of the timeless tale of a little girl and her Christmas Eve dreams, with the iconic musical score by Tchaikovsky.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

DEC 29-30  CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE
A new cirque adventure, Broadway musical and family holiday spectacular wrapped up in one. Audiences of all ages will be mesmerized at soaring acrobatics & gravity defying feats celebrating the most wonderful time of the year.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

DEC 31  NYE@MFA: MID-CENTURY MAGIC
Ring in 2019 at the Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg, where St Pete's premier all-inclusive New Year's Eve event is held. Celebrate the new year with dinner or dancing, an open bar and midnight champagne and fireworks.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667  MFAStPete.org

DEC 31 SWINGIN' THE NEW YEAR
Enjoy live music and dancing from 9pm to 1am, swing dance lessons, a midnight countdown and balloon drop, a vintage fashion photo shoot, and a full cash bar with champagne toasts. Dress to impress! New Year's and vintage attire encouraged.  The Coliseum.  727-892-5202  (Event Info)


Special Events

JUN 16 - NOV 25  CLYDE BUTCHER: VISIONS OF DALÍ'S SPAIN
A collection of photos from Salvador Dalí's homeland - an essential feature of his work, takes viewers on a journey through the Catalonian region of Spain. With images ranging from 2 feet to a panoramic 8 feet in width.  Dalí Museum.  727-823-3767  TheDalí.org

JUL 13 - JAN 13  PAUL STANKARD: UNSEEN WORLDS
Photographs from award-winning Associated Press photographer Max Desfor chronicling the Cold War conflict 68 years ago, that continues to make headlines today.  Imagine Museum.  727-300-1700  ImagineMuseum.com

SEP 7 - JAN 3  THE FORGOTTEN WAR: KOREA 1950
Photographs from award-winning Associated Press photographer Max Desfor chronicling the Cold War conflict 68 years ago, that continues to make headlines today.  St Petersburg Museum of History.  6:30pm.  727-894-1052  HistoryStPete.org

SEP 8- DEC 30  RECENT ACQUISITIONS
This exhibition celebrates these wonderful gifts of prints, paintings, photographs, drawings, new media, decorative arts, and sculpture to the MFA's collection.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667  MFASPete.org

NOV 10 - DEC 28  JUSTIN WAGHER: WHERE I COME FROM
An intimate look inside some of St Petersburg's most fascinating private art collections, housed in beautiful residences in Old Northeast. Tours of four private art collections, personalized interactions with collectors, artists and curators. Local entertainment, including music, dance and poetry. Also enjoy a creative selection of hors-d'oeuvres and wine/craft beer pairings.  Morean Arts Center.  727-822-7872  MoreanArtsCenter.org

NOV 15  SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE LIVE! 2018
So You Think You Can Dance is packing up its best dancers of 2018 and touring the country this Fall with SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE LIVE! 2018. This show will feature the show's Top 10 finalists, including Season 15 winner.  The Mahaffey.  727-893-7832  TheMahaffey.com

NOV 17 - MAR 3  FAIRYLAND LUSTRE: THE DARKLY MAGICAL WORLD OF DAISY MAKEIG-JONES
Come explore the mythical and legendary porcelain designs of Daisy Makeig-Jones, lead designer of the Wedgwood Company in the early 20th century. This exhibition offers a closer look at some of the most fantastic fine decorative porcelain in history.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667  MFASPete.org

NOV 17-18  CRAFTART FESTIVAL 2018
The 21st Annual, featuring more than 120 of the nation's most established and emerging fine craft artisans! Enjoy works in jewelry, clay, fiber, glass, wood, metal, paper and mixed media! There are artist demonstrations, a children's activity tent, food trucks, wine and craft beer. Central Avenue between 4th and 6th street.  Florida CraftArt.  Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm.   727-821-7391  FloridaCraftArt.org

NOV 17 & 24  SHOPAPALOOZA
Complete your holiday shopping list at the biggest shopping events of the year and come together with locally owned shops, restaurants, art galleries and service providers at great discounts so you can give unique gifts to everyone on your list!   South Straub Park.  10am-5pm.  ShopapaloozaFestival.com

NOV 17  11TH ANNUAL CHILLOUNGE NIGHT ST PETERSBURG: ILLUMINATION!
Feel the magic as the downtown waterfront is transformed into a wonderland of "glow". This beautiful playground of color with led art installations & furniture, an animated LED Robot comes alive on stage along with live band performances. Be mesmerized by a mystical fire dancer and samba dancers in LED leather costumes.  North Straub Park.  6-11pm.  941-448-0995  ChilloungeNight.com

NOV 17  TFO MASTERWORKS: VAUGHAN WILLIAMS' A LONDON SYMPHONY
Conductor Michael Francis takes you to his British homeland in Vaughan Williams' colorful symphony, along with Elgar's In the South (Alassio). Esther Yoo makes her TFO debut in Mendelssohn's violin concerto.  The Mahaffey.  727-893-7832  TheMahaffey.com

NOV 17 - MAR 3  JAMES MICHAELS: AN AMERICAN POP LIFE
Inspired by popular culture, childhood memories, and life experiences. This Tampa Bay Pop Expressionist's colorful canvases are visually bold depictions of classic toys and cartoons, showing his range of contrasting influences.  The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art.  727-892-4200  TheJamesMuseum.org

NOV 18  DAUGHTERS ST PETE HALF MARATHON
Run past, around, and even through St Petersburg's most popular and recognizable landmarks on this 13.1 mile course.  Starts 7am.  Albert Whitted Park.  StPeteRunFest.org/Half-Marathon

NOV 20  IL DIVO TIMELESS TOUR
Il Divo pioneered an entirely new musical genre when they released their groundbreaking debut album in 2004. Since then, the group has achieved global success, selling more than 30 million albums and 4 sold-out world tours.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

NOV 20  HELIOS JAZZ ORCHESTRA: LICENSE TO THRILL
Il Divo pioneered an entirely new musical genre when they released their groundbreaking debut album in 2004. Since then, the group has achieved global success, selling more than 30 million albums and 4 sold-out world tours.  The Palladium.  727-822-3590  MyPalladium.org

NOV 23-25  GEM, JEWELRY, & BEAD SHOW
See all that glitters at the Gem, Jewelry and Bead Show as dealers from across the U.S. present some of the finest gem, jewelry and bead collections for sale, including gems, minerals, crystal, gold, silver, pearls, & beads. Get a jump on holiday shopping!  StPete.org/Coliseum

NOV 26  MIRA SHOWCASE CONCERT
Experience the emerging talent of Tampa Bay as artists from St Petersburg College Music Industry Recording Arts program present a showcase of original music and eclectic covers. Come enjoy an evening featuring rock, hip-hop, R&B, and more.  The Palladium.  727-822-3590  MyPalladium.org

NOV 28 - DEC 30  MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
Cozy up with your favorite Pride and Prejudice characters at the grand estate of Mr. & Mrs. Darcy. This comedic sequel will enchant Jane Austen fans and newcomers alike.  American Stage.  727-823-PLAY  AmericanStage.org

NOV 29 - DEC 2  41ST ANNUAL ST PETERSBURG POWER & SAILBOAT SHOW
The largest boat show on the Gulf Coast will feature a 40,000 square foot tent with a variety of marine gear, and power and sailboats both in water and on land.  Mahaffey Theater Yacht Basin & Alqbert Whitted Park.  Thu-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-5pm.  StPeteBoatShow.com

DEC 7  JASON MARSALIS AND THE 21ST CENTURY TRAD BAND
New Orleans drummer Jason Marsalis, member of one of jazz's greatest families, brings his take on traditional and swing jazz.  The Palladium.  8pm.  727-822-3590  MyPalladium.org

DEC 8-9  THE FLORIDA ORCHESTRA: MOZART & SIBELIUS
Mozart's beautiful Sinfonia Concertante will melt your heart, with TFO's Nancy Chang on violin and Derek Mosloff on viola. Also: Sibelius' Symphony No 1 and Mussorgsky/Rimsky-Korsakov's Night on Bald Mountain. Stuart Malina conducts.  The Palladium.  727-892-3337  FloridaOrchestra.org

DEC 15-16  5TH ANNUAL ST PETERSBURG HOLIDAY OF THE ARTS
Showcasing original artwork of local, regional & national artisans, from painting, photography, sculpture, metalwork, tapestry, digital art, jewelry, glass, ceramics, woodworking & more.  South Straub Park.  10am-5pm.  941-487-8061  ParagonArtEvents.com

DEC 15 - MAR 10   DRAWN TO BEAUTY: THE ART AND ATELIER OF JEAN SCHLUMBERGER
Following Jean Schlumberger through three distinct phases of his career, from his first pieces of jewelry to his glory days among the stars and socialites of the 60s and 70s, this exhibit includes personal items including letters and photographs that belonged to the designer himself.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667  MFAStPete.org

DEC 15 - MAY 19  MAGRITTE & DALÍ
Two of the most celebrated surrealist that opened minds to an alternative view of the world, brought together in one extraordinary exhibition.  Dalí Museum.  727-823-3767  TheDalí.org

DEC 16  98 ROCK'S NOT SO SILENT NIGHT
Come to The Mahaffey to hear the "Vicious" tunes from Halestorm's fourth album of the same name. Two decades into an accomplished career, Halestorm represents the results of true passion and hard work. Vicious is evidence of a ground of artists who refuse to ever plateau.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

DEC 31  FIRST NIGHT ST PETERSBURG
Celebrating the 25th Anniversary...Ring in the New Year with music, games, fireworks, and more at the LARGEST family friendly New Year's Eve celebration of the Arts in Florida. Downtown St Petersburg.  FirstNightStPete.com

JAN 1 - OCT 15  DREAMS OF DALÍ IN VIRTUAL REALITY
Enjoy the remarkable marriage of art and technology, a virtual reality experience, as you explore Dalí's painting Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet's "Angelus." Immerse yourself in the world of the Surrealist master like never before in this encounter, venturing into the towers, peering from them to distant lands and discovering surprises around every corner.  Dalí Museum.  727-823-3767  TheDalí.org

JAN 6  JOHN LAMB'S ALL-STAR JAZZ BIRTHDAY
A collection of top jazz musicians come together to celebrate the 85th birthday of John Lamb. Show curated by Nate Najar. Jam session to follow show in Side Door curated by the Al Downing Jazz Association.  8pm.  The Palladium.  727-822-3590  MyPalladium.org

JAN 8-19  ARTIST OF ARTLOFTS
Nineteen artists from ArtLofts will present their work in Florida CraftArt's exhibition gallery. See paintings, drawings, mixed media, photography, sculpture, glass and jewelry by talented artists.  Florida CraftArt.  Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm.   727-821-7391  FloridaCraftArt.org

JAN 10  THE FLORIDA CUP 2019
European Clubs EINTRACHT FRANKFURT and AJAX AMSTERDAM will face each other in a match to earn points that will determine the champion in Orlando on Jan 12.  Al Lang Stadium.  7pm  FloridaCup.com

JAN 10  TFO COFFEE CONCERT SERIES: SPIRIT OF AMERICA
A salute to American composers, featuring Bernstein's Three Dance Episodes from On the Town, Gould's Second American Symphonette, and Joplin's The Entertainer. Jeff Tyzik conducts. Free coffee and donuts!  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

JAN 12 - FEB 4  SHELLEY MUZYLOWSKI AND RIK ALLEN
In this husband and wife exhibition Shelley suspends figures in moments of tension, recalling myths and legends through animal forms. While many of Rik's pieces have a reference to his curiosity for science and space.  Duncan McClellan Gallery  855-436-4527  DMGlass.com

JAN 12 - APR 7  GLOW: THE HAND-PAINTED PHOTOGRAPHS OF E. G. BARNHILL
See Florida in a new way with the early 20th century hand-painted photographs by artist and photographer, E. G. Barnhill. Focusing on St Petersburg, these photographs offer a rare and augmented view of the city.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667  MFAStPete.org

JAN 10  TFO POPS: UNFORGETTABLE: 100 YEARS OF NAT & NATALIE
Celebrate a century of the legendary Nat King Cole and his unforgettable daughter Natalie with hits like Route 66, When I Fall in Love, Inseparable, and, of course, Unforgettable. Dee Daniels and Denzal Sinclaire on vocals. Jeff Tyzik conducts.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

JAN 17  PINK FLOYD LASER SPECTACULAR
Presenting the original music of Pink Floyd like never before: all the hits with deep tracks accompanied by the psychedelic visuals that are the band's hallmark.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

JAN 20  94TH EAST-WEST SHRINE GAME
European Clubs EINTRACHT FRANKFURT and AJAX AMSTERDAM will face each other in a match to earn points that will determine the champion in Orlando on Jan 12.  Al Lang Stadium.  7pm  FloridaCup.com

JAN 21  MLK NATIONAL PARADE & FAMILY FUN DAY
Celebrate the holiday with marching bands from across the country, floats, civic organizations & lots of music. Parade begins at 11am from Albert Whitted Park. Then enjoy a Family Fun Day at Tropicana Field featuring a kids zone, entertainment and more.  2:30-8pm.  727-321-7919  MLKDreamBig.com

JAN 22  GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA
Over 20 musicians and singers bring the unforgettable Glenn Miller sound to life and perform the songs that everyone remembers...This is a show not to miss for jazz and swing fans alike or the incurable romantics who want to step back in time.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

JAN 23 - FEB 24  PIPELINE
In this lyrical and timely drama, acclaimed playwright Dominique Morisseau brings an urgent conversation powerfully to the fore, compassionately probing the limits of our education system and a mother's fight to give her son a future - without turning her back on the community that made him who he is.  American Stage.  727-823-PLAY  AmericanStage.org

JAN 25  TFO ROCK CONCERT: THE MUSIC OF TOM PETTY
Born in Gainesville, the late Tom Petty grew into an American legend. TFO pays tribute to one of Florida's own with songs like Free Fallin', Mary Jane's Last Dance, American Girl and many more.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

JAN 27  PINK MARTINI
Featuring a dozen musicians, Pink Martini performs its multilingual repertoire on concert stages and with symphony orchestras throughout Europe, Asia, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East, Northern Africa, Australia, New Zealand, South America and North America. Pink Martini made its European debut at the Cannes Film Festival in 1997 and its orchestral debut with the Oregon Symphony in 1998 under the direction of Norman Leyden. Since then, the band has gone on to play with more than 50 orchestras around the world. In its twentieth year, Pink Martini was inducted into both the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame and the Oregon Music Hall of Fame.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

JAN 31  ILLUMINATE
iLuminate is a company based on the fusion of technology and dance which aims to create a visual display unlike anything that's ever been seen. iLuminate's electrifying, glow-in-the-dark suits are controlled by wireless lighting programs and created to perform specialized and choreographed dances and illusions on a fully darkened stage. iLuminate follows a fantastical journey of Jacob, a talented young artist who struggles to connect with the real world. He takes comfort in his magical paintbrush, which grants him the power to turn the characters of his imagination into living, breathing creatures.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

FEB 1  PENN & TELLER
For over 40 years Penn & Teller have defied labels, and at times physics and good taste by redefining the genre of magic and inventing their own very distinct niche in comedy. With sold out runs on Broadway, world tours, Emmy-winning TV specials, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and hundreds of outrageous appearances on everything from Fallon to Friends, The Simpsons to Colbert, Modern Family to Top Chef, comedy's most enduring team show no signs of slowing down.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

FEB 2  LOCALTOPIA 2019
Enjoy the largest "Community Celebration of All Things Local" featuring over 200 vendors from St Pete's favorite local businesses. Arts, shopping, food & drink & live local music.  Williams Park.  10am-5pm.  (Rain Date Feb 23)  Localtopia.KeepSaintPetersburgLocal.org

FEB 12  ABBA MANIA
ABBA's timeless songs were written to be enjoyed live and ABBA MANIA gives you exactly that. Two hours of uplifting, dance inducing and sometimes heart-breaking songs, fully live with fantastic staging, lighting and effects. The show recreates ABBA's sound not only perfectly, but respectfully too.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

FEB 15  BB KING BLUES BAND & TITO JACKSON
Legendary superstar and pop music icon, Tito Jackson, of the pop super group The Jackson 5 and The Jackson's, has just released his third solo album "Tito Time," featuring "One Way Street," "When the Magic Happens," featuring Jocelyn Brown, and "Get it Baby," featuring Big Daddy Kane. Tito has just teamed up with the legendary BB King's Blues Band to tour and promote his newest album; along with carrying on the legendary music of The Jackson 5, The Jackson's, and BB King.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com

FEB 16  TFO MASTERWORKS: THE PLANETS
FThe Planets align with NASA images on the big screen for the 100th anniversary of Holst's sonic trip through the galaxy. Based in astrology, which enthralled Gustav Holst, each section is meant to capture the character of the planet. Also on the program is Debussy's Nocturnes, meant to give "all the various impressions and the special effects of light that the word suggests," according to the composer's introduction.  The Mahaffey Theater.  727-300-2000  TheMahaffey.com