Great Explorations hosts Art & Science Activities for Kids!

10 am-2 pm (FREE) - Day's activities involve blending art, science and sensory explorations with a combination of interactive demos, hands-on activities and take-home crafts. Location (pending insurance) will be at the grass lot beside the Cappa/McKyton Law Firm (1229 Central Avenue).

NoMad Art Bus

Kids & adults alike love to paint. The Nomad Art Bus will stop at 4 locations along Central throughout the day. When the bus stops, it's time to paint!

Times & locations:
10am - 11:45am @ Regions Bank (510 Central)
12pm - 1:45pm @ GulfShore Bank (965 Central)
2pm - 3:45pm @ Bandit Coffee Co. (2662 Central)
4pm - 6pm @ freeFall Theatre Company (6099 Central)

the deuces - Art booths – 2016 locations


2016 Vendors TBA



Discover your new craft favorites at any of the 5 music stages along Central Avenue during Central Avenue Solstice – OR – Take your own personal craft beer tour by visiting the following craft breweries:

Cycle Brewing (534 Central Avenue)
St. Pete Brewing Co (544 1st Ave N.)
Green Bench Brewing Co. (1133 Baum Ave N.)
Avid Brew Co. (1745 First Ave. S.)
Pinellas Ale Works (1962 1st Ave S.)
Cage Brewing (2001 1st Ave. S.)
3 Daughters Brewery (222 22nd St S.)
Urban Comfort (2601 Central Avenue)

Central Avenue’s Got Talent: Open mic / karaoke / comedy 

On music stages – In addition to live bands, you'll find artists sharing their talents in many ways. You'll find open mic karaoke singers, 5 pianos (St. Pete Piano Project), stand-up comedians, dancers & more! 
Open Mic & Karaoke Stage will be located at 2945 Central Ave. Karaoke will be on stage from 12-3pm.


Do you love tarot? Stop by the tarot booths and indulge in an in-depth personal reading with highly intuitive & spiritual readers. 

St. Pete Piano Project

Experience the spontaneity & auditory delight of piano players as they tickle the ivories at 5 unique locations along Central Avenue. Everyone is welcome to play! 

Human Foosball

The Rowdies street team will host this fun sports event located at (5960 Central) between 2-4pm. If you love foosball – this is a CAN'T MISS event!

Mural Tour

Bike & walking routes with a casual mural tour following Central Avenue showcasing all of the wonderful new murals created during SHINE the first week in September!

St. Petersburg Bicycle Club ­

The St. Petersburg Bicycle Club will start on east end @ South Straub Park at 9am following NAMASTE at Sunrise, ride west towards the beaches and then back east ending at South Straub Park.

Free Group Bicycle Ride ­

Family-friendly, casual riding along Central Avenue hosted by The Saint Petersburg Bicycle Cooperative (a wonderful volunteer organization dedicated to sharing bikes). The ride will begin at the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club (559 Mirror Lake Drive North) at 5 pm and end at Sunset Park for Movie at Sunset Park (beginning at 6pm) (Park Street & Central Ave).

Coast Bike Share

Information booth for new bike share program will be located at The St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club (559 Mirror Lake Drive North)

Free Central Avenue Trolley - free all day courtesy of PSTA