Your Guide to Getting Around This Weekend, Feb 18-19

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Your ‘Event & Getting Around Guide’ for this Weekend

This weekend, Feb. 18 and 19, is a busy one in the ‘burg. We figured we’d help by putting all the event details, parking tips, and road closure information in one place for you so your Saturday is set up for success.

Here’s the scoop:

Event Overview
Saturday at 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Williams Park
350 2nd Ave. N.

Pro tip: Free shuttle from Lots 1 and 2 at Tropicana Field (lots west of 16th St. between 2nd and 4th Ave. S.). The public can board the Star Trolley on 16th St. S. between 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. S. and be dropped off at 2 Ave. N. and 4th St. Return trip is the same 2 spots.

St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest
Saturday at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
USF St. Pete Campus
104 7th Ave. S.

Pro tip: Free trolleys run to the St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest all day Saturday from the SouthCore parking garage. 

Deuces Park Plaza Ribbon Cutting
Saturday at 11 a.m.
22nd St. & 9th Ave. S.

Publix Collard Green Festival
Saturday at 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum
2240 9th Ave. S.

Historic Gas Plant District and Methodist Town Walking Tour
Saturday at 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
1310 1st Ave. S.

Pro tip: there’s a SunRunner Stop at 1310 1st Ave S

Rays Fan Fest
Saturday at 11 am-3 pm
Tropicana Field
One Tropicana Dr.

Pro tip: There’s free Parking in Tropicana Field Lots 6 and 7.

Saturday Morning Market
Saturday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Al Lang Parking Lot
230 1st St SE, 33701

General Parking Tips
The Sundial (117 2nd St. N.) and SouthCore (101 1st Ave. S.) parking garages will be charging the Special Event parking rate of $10 for the day. Additional Parking will be located at the USF St. Pete parking garage, floors 2-4 (located at 250 5th Ave. S.).

Accessible Parking Information
1st St. S., between 6th Ave. S. and 8th Ave. S.
8th Ave. SE.
3rd St. S., west side of street across from Harbor Hall 
USFSP parking garage
Lots 1 at Tropicana Field
Sundial and SouthCore garages

Car Free Transportation Options:
Catch a ride with the SunRunner, PSTA's Bus Rapid Transit service. With service from St. Pete Beach to downtown St. Pete every 15 minutes at peak times and a designated traffic lane, the SunRunner is a quick, easy and FREE (until 5/1/23) way to get to the beach, downtown or anywhere in between. Find the schedule, stops and more information at

Road Closure Information
Firestone Grand Prix

All weekend: road closure on Bayshore Drive from 1st Ave. S. to Dali main entrance on Dali Blvd
1st St. S. will remain open over the weekend

Friday, Feb. 17: road closure on 2nd Ave. N. from 3rd to 4th St.

Saturday, Feb. 18: road closure on 3rd St. from 1st Ave. N. to 3rd Ave. N.; 2nd Ave. N. from 2nd St. to 4th St.

Publix Collard Green Festival
Saturday: road closure at 9th Ave. S. from Jordan Park St. to 22 St. S. and 22 St. S. from 7 Ave. S. to 9 Ave. S.

Science Festival and MarineQuest
Friday, Feb. 17: road closure on 2nd St. S. from 5th Ave. S to 6th Ave. S.; 6th Ave. S. from 3rd St. S. to 1st St. S.

Saturday, Feb. 18: road closure on 1st St. S. from 6th Ave. S. to 8th Ave. S.

Saturday Morning Market
Saturday, Feb 18: expect traffic delays around Al Lang Stadium