FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
St. Petersburg, FL, January 8, 2024— Three local organizations have come together to extend the celebrated SHINE Mural Festival beyond its traditional one week event. This new collaboration between Star Trolley, St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, and Bayboro Brewing promises to bring the festival’s spirit to residents and guests on a monthly basis, with the first tour set for January 28th. Seats are very limited, underscoring the exclusivity and demand for this unique cultural experience.
Since its inception in 2015 by the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, the SHINE Mural Festival has been a pivotal event in transforming St. Petersburg into a vibrant outdoor gallery. This collaboration marks a significant expansion, allowing the festival to engage with the community more frequently and intimately.
The SHINE Mural Tour aboard Star Trolley is a 2.5-hour art adventure that highlights the city’s public art transformation. Guests will travel through mural-rich streets on an open-air trolley, enjoying stories from local street art experts. This immersive experience from Star Trolley Tours offers an intimate view of the city’s dynamic art scene, where each mural tells a unique story of inspiration and community.
A complimentary craft beer at Bayboro Brewing will conclude the tour, showcasing St. Pete’s burgeoning artisanal culture. Bayboro Brewing, a local favorite, exemplifies the creative spirit thriving in the city.
- Duration: 2.5 hours
- Price: $39 per person (taxes, fees, and gratuity not included)
- Group Size: 30 passengers on an open-air trolley
- Inclusions: Guided tour, transportation, and a free beer at Bayboro Brewing
- Suitable for all ages; minimal walking
- Starting Location: Bayboro Brewing Co. (2390 5th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712)
- Free parking available
- This monthly tour is not just a sightseeing trip; it’s a deep dive into the heart of St. Petersburg’s cultural and artistic revolution. With a portion of the proceeds supporting the creation of future murals, guests will directly contribute to the city’s artistic legacy.
For more information and to reserve your seat, visit www.Star-Trolley.com.
Join us on January 28th to discover the transformative power of street art in St. Petersburg and experience the city’s streets in a new light!
Richard Novikas – Star Trolley – [email protected]
Jenee Priebe – SHINE – [email protected]