Travel, Parking & Accommodations

There is plenty to see and do in St. Petersburg from top ranked beaches, beautiful public parks, delicious restaurants featuring local fare, and exquisite art and cultural museums. Enjoy excellent restaurants, museums, parks and culture in the Sunshine City! Check out the St. Petersburg Visitor’s Bureau for other events and activities around town during your stay.

Albert Whitted Park
480 Bayshore Dr SE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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Parking in the Sunshine City

The Getaway: St Pete will be taking place at Albert Whitted Park, located in the downtown area near the Dali Museum, the Mahaffey Theatre and the Rowdies Stadium.

Mahaffey Theater Parking – $10

The garage at the Mahaffey Theater will be open and available to runners from 6:00a-12:00p on race day! There is a $10 fee for using this parking garage, but it is the closest and best option for race day!

Parking address:
400 – 1st Street SE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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On Street Parking – Metered

There are hundreds of metered parking spots available for residents and visitors in the downtown area. Parking rates vary across the downtown area but rates and limits are clearly located on each meter. Many of these metered parking options are free on the weekends, just be sure to check the enforcements times. When you do need to pay for your parking the city has made it easy and convenient with the ParkMobile app for your smart phone along with traditional coin or credit options.

Nearby Garages

Al Lang/Progress Energy Park Surface Lot – $5
Entrance is located at 230 1st Avenue South, between 1st Street and BayShore Boulevard. Cost is $5 all day. Open to the public 24/7.

SouthCore Parking Garage – $3
The entrance is located at 101 1st Avenue South.
Cost is $3 flat rate on weekends. Open to the public 24/7.

For more information on parking, please visit the city’s page.

Recommended Hotels

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
333 1st St S
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 984-5000
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Hampton Inn & Suites St. Petersburg/Downtown
80 Beach Dr NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 892-9900
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