St. Pete’s Star Trolley – one of our favorite ways to experience the Burg – is hosting “Downtown 2 The Beach” this Sunday, an incredible and inclusive celebration of the things that make life in St. Pete special. Hop on a trolley in downtown, sip on mimosas while you ride to the beach, enjoy a party by the water, then ride back to town and cap it off with even more fun in DTSP.
Running from 11 am – 3 pm, Downtown 2 The Beach is a unique and beach-themed art, music, lifestyle, and networking event. Attendance and rides are free, with no tickets required, as guests are invited to come and go as they please. Food and drink will be available for purchase.
The party starts at the Bogdanov Creative Studio in downtown (140 1st Ave N), co-hosted by St. Pete Life Magazine, where live entertainment and great local businesses will join in the fun. Enjoy live reggae music by Undercover Rasta, a live jet ski custom paint job, great food and drink, and new studio murals from The Liquid Walls. From there, guests will ride the trolley to the beach, enjoying wine tastings and mimosas from Bin6 South on the way. From there, guests will ride the trolley to the beach, enjoying wine tastings and mimosas from Bin6 South on the way. After partying on the beach, ride back to downtown to cap off the Sunday Funday.
The star of the downtown portion of the party will be the unveiling of Star Trolley’s new 1920s Speakeasy Bus. Parked in front of Bogdanov Creative, the beautifully-designed new bus will be open to party-goers, featuring a red carpet, special time period cocktails and charcuterie. You’ll also be able to explore the incredible bus, its bar, and other cool features on the traveling speakeasy experience.
Star Trolley offers amazing array of St. Pete tours
If you can’t make it Sunday, don’t worry – Star Trolley runs unique, entertaining and always tasty tours on a near daily basis. Whatever your interests, they have something for everyone.
Sunset Beach Bar Hop: Every Thursday starting from downtown at 6 pm, the elegant trolley will come and take you on an evening of beach bar hopping as you enjoy the sunset and sip on some delicious drinks. Enjoy the beach vibe, meet new friends and stay for the fun.
All about Italy – Pasta Making, Wine tasting & cannolis: Every Friday (and some Sundays) at 6 pm, Treat yourself to be immersed in everything Italian from wine tasting to cannolis, and visit Start Trolley’s amazing Chef at his beautiful venue to make the most delicious pasta dish and dine in a tropical garden enjoying all you created.
Mural & Art Trolley Tour: Every Wednesday at 1:30, take a different look at St Petersburg from your seat on board the Star Trolley as you explore murals and art in the districts of the city. Sip some wine and enjoy local treats as you experience the art scene. Riders will visit unique art exhibits and artist’s studios, discovering over 25 murals and one of the largest murals in the city along the way.
All About Dessert – Macaron making, Coffee flights & fun: Dessert has never been more fun than boarding an elegant trolley and discovering delicious coffee flights and whisking off to Star Trolley’s beloved Chef who will teach you the perfect techniques to make the most yummy macaroons. This Chef has baked for over 40 years and even baked birthday cakes for The Prince himself. Sit back and relax afterward in his tropical garden with your treats, starting every Sunday at 1:30 pm.
Relive St Pete’s Past on Historic Trolley Tour: Taking place monthly, this tour begins at the St. Petersburg Museum of History. From our Native American beginnings to the Roaring age of speakeasies and Al Capone, Tour the Burg’s historic trolley tour will take you on a voyage through St. Pete’s unique and quirky past.
Learn more about Star Trolley on their website.
What to read next: