St. Petersburg’s First Friday is canceled due to thunderstorms

We ain’t getting that wet.

St. Petersburg’s First Friday is canceled due to thunderstorms

First Fridays in St. Petersburg are generally drenched in booze as what feels like all of downtown converges on city streets — but not tonight.

A press release says that the August 2 edition of the party (where net proceeds benefit charitable efforts, with a focus on youth education and children’s health) has been canceled due to a 70%-80% chance of thunderstorms.

Not to worry though, because some of us own rain jackets and umbrellas, and there are still a bunch of indoor concerts and events to check out. Read more about them via or in our new issue on stands now.

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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