First Night St Pete is ringing in it’s 29th Anniversary Celebration of the Arts live and in unexpected places throughout downtown St Petersburg. The Interactive Art Park returns, located in South Straub Park and will be filled with hands-on exhibits and fun for all ages! This year’s First Night team has put together an amazing program with eight hours of music, interactive exhibits, literary arts, aerial arts, fire jugglers, street performers,fire sculpture, labyrinth, a peace flag project, sea creature puppet procession, Bubble Stomp with Ann Kelly of WDUV and so much more. The newest addition this year is The Larger than life Monarch butterfly installation! The first 500 people to participate in the “Seeds of Hope” installation will receive a packet of native milkweed from www.saveourmonarchs.org
Join the celebration in downtown St. Petersburg on December 31, 2021 for another art filled New Year’s Eve! The ticket for entry into 12 different venues requires the purchase of a custom designed First Night St Pete button. This year’s button art was designed by the vibrant and amazingly talented, Cecelia Lueza. Advance price button purchases can be done by visiting First Night’s website at www.FirstNightStPete.com and will be on sale November 1st!