The St. Petersburg Grand Prix arrives this weekend

Don’t share your ice cream, OK?

click to enlarge The St. Petersburg Grand Prix arrives this weekend

It’s that time of year when the streets of downtown St. Petersburg are filled with tourists and parking becomes impossible—and we’re not talking about snowbird season. The Firestone Grand Prix is back with three-days of IndyCar racing that’ll wake up sleeping college kids as tire-burning drivers race from Alfred Whitted Airport to the Dali Museum and along Bayshore Drive NE and First Street SE. There are multiple grandstands available to watch the race from, and you should bring ear protection. Grand Prix officials are bringing extra handwashing stations, this year, too, coronaphobes.

Firestone Grand Prix. Fri.-Sun. March 13 -15. $85. Downtown St. Petersburg,

Follow @cl_tampabay on Twitter to get the most up-to-date news + views. Subscribe to our newsletter, too.

About The Author

Kyla Fields

Kyla Fields is the Managing Editor of Creative Loafing Tampa Bay who started their journey at CL as summer 2019 intern. They are the proud owner of a charming, sausage-shaped, four-year-old rescue mutt named Piña.
Scroll to read more Events & Film articles


Join Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.