This year Pass-A-Grille and Tierra Verde are hosting their own Lighted Boat Parade and best of all it is a week later than the other beaches so we can get to see them all.
The 2012 Pass-A-Grille Holiday boat parade is going to be on December 15, 2012.
The boats will leave Merry Pier on Pass-A-Grille at dusk and work their way to Tierra Verde and back. This is destined to become yet another must see holiday parade and become a great family tradition for the locals.
Pass-A-Grille is a magical historic island and sits at the southern end of St. Pete Beach.
Where to watch the Pass-A-Grille Boat Parade
One of the best places to watch the parade is sure to be along the sea wall near Merry Pier. There is plenty of space for the best view and is where the locals will be.
Bring your family, a chair and a warm coat and enjoy Pass-A-Grille’s and Tierra Verde’s first holiday boat parade on December 15th, 2012.
The 2012 St Pete Beach holiday boat parade is an event not to be missed. Lighted boats, jingle bells, holiday lights, Christmas music and excited children – we know the holidays have arrived on our beautiful beach.
This year the St. Pete Beach and South Pasadena holiday boat parade takes place on Friday December 7th, 2012 starting at 6pm.
Where to watch the St Pete Beach Holiday Boat Parade
The 2012 boat parade on St. Pete Beach can be viewed along its route between Blind Pass Bridge and Bayway Bridge. The city of St Pete Beach host a boat parade viewing party and holiday tree lighting at Horan Park and it has become a popular place to watch the boats.
This year the entertainment includes live music, crafts, Santa, and a tree lighting event hosted by MADD. Food and drinks will also be available for purchase.
The events start at 6 pm and the boats usually come past the Horan Park sea wall just before 7 pm – although they can be late so be patient and arrive early, bring a chair and claim your spot.
Horan Park is next to the St Pete Beach Community Center
Head to St Pete Beach this weekend and you stand a great chance of watching an amazing Meteor Shower.
If you love watching shooting stars then look up between 11 pm and 4 am on August 11, 12 and 13th 2012 for the best opportunity for seeing the Perseids Meteor showers.
Best places to watch the Meteor shower near St Pete Beach
Head to the beach! I am going to go to an area away from the larger hotels because the darker it is the better chance we have of seeing this amazing display of nature. What better place to watch a Meteor shower than on the sand at St Pete Beach.
Head out to sea! If you are lucky enough to own a boat then this would be an amazing way to star gaze and get all the darkness you need.
No boat? There are many places that do sunset boat trips. I want to give a big thumbs up and shout out to Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center – Captain Dan plans some amazing sail boat trips that harmonize with natures wonders. See if he still has room for his evening Shooting star trips or ask about the blue moon trip on August 31, 2012. Call: 727 360 7411 for trip information.
Corey Avenue – browse the shops, stop for a drink at one or two of the bars and then keep walking away from the stores (past the theater) to the end. It is pretty dark by the water at this time of night (early morning).
Find your own little place of darkness and if you can stay awake long enough enjoy natures display of shooting stars this weekend on beautiful St. Pete Beach.
P.S. – August 31st is the night to see a blue moon!
Stop Off Shore Oil Drilling – Join Hands On The Sand Today
We’ve seen what offshore drilling can do in the Gulf of Mexico – the BP Oil Spill is still on many beach communities minds.
Today August 4th 2012 the world is joining hands on the beach at noon local time.
Where can you take part in the Hands Across The Sand Near St Pete Beach
St. Pete Beach opposite Trade Winds Hotel
What Time Is The Hands Across The Sand Oil Drilling Protest
If you are not already on the beach enjoying this stunning day then make sure you are there at 11 am. All of your family can join in. Come as you are – just out of the ocean, covered in sand, or roll off your sunbed – just be ready to join hands by noon.
At noon everyone will join hands for 15 min.
What is Hands Across The Sand?
Local “Hands Across the Sand” gathering in solidarity with events around the country to raise awareness about the dangers of offshore drilling and call on leaders to end our oil dependence and move America into a clean energy future. At noon, participants will join hands for 15 minutes to form a line along the beach/ shoreline
It is time to say NO to filthy fuels and YES to clean energy. It is time to draw a line in the sand, on the land, around our capitols with the powerful image of people joining hands in solidarity to say NO more drilling off our shores! Thousands of people joined hands around the globe on August 4th, 2012 at noon in their timezone.
Official Website : www.handsacrossthesand.com
Lets make sure that they stop off shore oil drilling!
Beautiful Corey Avenue, St. Pete Beach, FL is holding a Craft Festival today (March 31 to April 1 2012). The street is packed with local artists, crafts, unusual gifts – a great place to go if you are looking for the perfect gift to take home.
Corey Avenue is a wonderful place to stroll along visiting the local stores and enjoy a refreshing drink or meal.
Seems you can not go far without spotting either Selena Gomez (with or without) boyfriend Justin Bieber or co-stars Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson.
This video was taken on Corey Avenue, St Pete Beach, FL during the filming of the new movie Spring Breakers.
Just among my small circle of friends there have been many sightings of the stars including:
Selena and Justin were spotted last week eating ice-cream in Treasure Island.
Selena and Vanessa popped in for a nice cool beverage at the Undertow Beach Bar on St Pete Beach
Selena was seen walking on the beach – numerous times.
Do you want to see Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber or Vanessa Hudgens?
Just drive along the Gulf Blvd. from Pass-A-Grille, St. Pete Beach to Treasure Island and look out for parked trucks and signs saying “crew”. That means they are filming in that area. Now just look for a crowd of young people (usually in bikinis) and the stars are not far away. Hang around where they are filming and you might even end up in the movie Spring Breakers.
Do you want to be an extra in the movie Spring Breakers?
I have heard (according to CBS Tampa) that they are looking for around 500 college kids to be in a shoot on Wednesday 21, 2012. Try emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with a photo and you may have a chance. Oh, you have to be a resident of the Tampa bay area, over 18, and look great in beach wear. Good luck 🙂