Waffle or sugar cone? That’s all we need to know! National Ice Cream Day is Sunday, July 17, 2022 and to celebrate, the St. Pete Pier will be hosting the inaugural Tampa Bay Ice Cream Festival at Pier Plaza.
WHAT You never need an excuse to grab a cold cone of ice cream, but when it’s summertime in St. Pete and when you have a good excuse like National Ice Cream Day, indulging your sweet tooth on a hot July afternoon is a no-brainer.
Beat the heat this summer with an ice cold, creamy treat at the Tampa Bay Ice Cream Festival at the St. Pete Pier. Enjoy ice cream and other frozen goodies from dozens of local vendors serving up their best creations from soft serve to craft scoop ice cream, gelatos, popsicles, and more!
Guests will have the opportunity to judge and vote for the first ever Best Ice Cream in Tampa Bay award.
This event is free to attend and open to the public. Photos of the Pier are available here.
WHEN Sunday, July 17th, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
WHERE Pier Plaza800 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701Directions and Parking Information can be found here.
About the St. Pete Pier As the Southeast’s largest waterfront district, the St. Pete Pier™, comprises 26 acres of activated waterfront park in St. Petersburg, Florida’s vibrant downtown. Redefining the definition of a pier, this entertainment district is an extension of St. Pete’s bustling city center, offering a picturesque urban beach area, a unique children’s playground, a variety of modern‐Florida dining spots, a pop-up marketplace with local vendors, ecotourism opportunities and so much more. The Pier was voted No. 2 on USA Today’s 10 Best Readers Choice list for the greatest new attractions of 2020. From children to seniors, nature lovers to art enthusiasts, fishermen to foodies – the St. Pete Pier has something for everyone. To learn more about the St. Pete Pier, visit www.stpetepier.org.