Family Arts Festival in beautiful Downtown St. Pete!
Bring the family for a hands-on arts experience!
Reading, Writing, Art, Music, Glass blowing, Kites, and the TBBCA Chalk Art Festival! All events are free and take place within easy walking distance of St. Petersburg’s beautiful waterfront parks.
For a full SPFestival schedule, visit www.spfestival.com.
Family Arts Festival Events:
Central Avenue Solstice – Sunrise to Sunset and beyond
This Eight Mile Long Street Festival starts in South Straub Park and ending in West Central Village Sunset Park at 7:21 PM with Saint Petersburg Preservation’s Movies in the Park. Free trolleys all day. Read more here:https://www.facebook.com/
TBBCA Chalk Walk Festival – 10am-5pm
A celebration of Live Art as 10 talented, commissioned chalk artists bring amazing drawings to life. Presented in partnership with the Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts and the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance. Award Ceremony will take place at 5pm.
Duncan McClellan Gallery – 12-4pm
St. Pete Hotglass Workshop brings glassblowing demos using their portable Hot Shop. Participate in workshops too!
City-Wide Read and Write In – 12-5pm
Bring your picnic blankets, favorite books, or notepads. Relax in the grass and allow your imagination to bask in the sunshine and fresh air. There will be a special area for writers with writing prompts to get your imaginations brewing. Let’s pack the park with lovers of literature! All ages are welcome. Presented by Keep Saint Petersburg Local, KEEP ST. PETE LIT and theSt. Petersburg Public Library System for their Read Local St. Pete initiative. More info found here: https://www.facebook.com/
World’s Greatest Kiting – 12-5pm
Make and your own kite with international kite enthusiasts! Kite making workshops and kite demonstrations for the entire family. Let’s go fly a kite!