The Carol Morsani Hall is the pride and joy of the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. It boasts a looming 11-story-high stage and back stage, allowing for elaborate Broadway productions and major plays. To go along with the impressive size of the stage are four levels of seating and the audience is practically guaranteed a full experience of the grandeur performances from any seat.
Amalie Arena, a sports and an entertainment center is located along the Garrison Seaport District in Tampa, Florida. This also happens to be the home of the Tampa Bay Lightning. The 660,000 sq. ft. stadium is characterized by the state-of-the-art technology and innovative design. NHL hockey games, concerts, family events, ice shows, the circus and indoor sports events are held at this venue. This arena provides 19,758 seats for NHL games, 20,500 seats for basketball games and up to 21,500 seats for concerts and center stage events.
George M. Steinbrenner Field is famously known for being a training home for the New York Yankees and is home-ground for the Hawks Baseball team. Spread across more than 30 acres, this 11,000 seater stadium hosts a lot of trade fairs, concerts etc. besides its share of sports events. With a pub, suites, gift-shop, this stadium can safely be termed as state-of-the-art.
Located on the waterfront within the Progress Energy Center for the arts, the Mahaffey Theater offers a dramatic backdrop, as well as an unparalleled view of Tampa Bay. It hosts performances from Broadway, the Florida Orchestra, including family shows, ballet, jazz, opera, and symphonic and popular music. It's one of the most recognizable landmarks in St. Petersburg and is located within walking distance of fine shops, eateries, and museums. The beach isn't too far either.
Yuengling Center is a multi-purpose sports facility at the University of South Florida and has a seating capacity of up to 11,324 sports fans. It was constructed in 1981 and music concerts of the likes of Carlos Santana, U2, the all time favorite Madonna, the ever melodious Elton John, soul full Sting, The Beatles Ringo Starr and Jay-Z all took place in the Sports facility. The stadium boasts of holding approximately 300 events annually.
Home to the Tampa Bay Rays since 1996, Tropicana Field was built in 1986 and has hosted Davis Cup tennis, arena football, basketball, and concerts featuring some renowned musicians. It seats more than 45000 people for baseball and features "entertainment streets" with food, a kids' play area, a bank and a rotunda resembling Brooklyn's Ebbets Field. Tours of the facility are also available on prior request.
The Palladium Theater at St. Petersburg College is a community theater set up to promote local talent and serve the people of the Tampa Bay area. The theater has experimental and creative plays produced by locals writers and directors. It also acts as a venue for rehearsals of the theater department of the college. Call for details on shows and tickets.
Housed in a spectacular historic 1920 building once called "Slap Happy’s," NOVA 535 has a unique high-end yet welcoming atmosphere that blends classic and cutting edge elements making it perfect for any event. You’ll certainly appreciate their delicious catering, easy Interstate access, fresh modern art, incredible service and full-service bar; they are just the beginning of your spectacular world-class experience.
Raymond James Stadium is the home of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the University of South Florida Bull's football team, and also the venue of Super Bowl XXXV and XLIII. It holds concerts and special events too. In 2002 the stadium was rated NFL's best playing field. Every New Year's the stadium hosts the Outback Bowl.
Catch some live sporting action at the Al Lang Stadium while in the city. It was established in the year 1947 with a grass turf. Various tournaments in sports like baseball, soccer, rugby, and lacrosse are hosted at this event. They have also been the home stadium to many teams like the Saint Louis Cardinals, New York Mets, Baltimore Orioles and many more.
American Stage is St. Petersburg's professional theater company. Besides staging classics and original works throughout the year, the company sponsors a Shakespeare performance on the waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg each spring. The intimate theater seats 130 people. Children's theater is also available.