St. Petersburg, FL — Movies in the Park, a recurring community event hosted by local historic preservation organization Preserve the ‘Burg, returns to North Straub Park, located between 4th Ave and 5th Ave NE on Beach Dr., on October 20 and October 27. A beloved community tradition, Movies in the Park invites St. Petersburg locals and visitors to gather at the historic waterfront park and enjoy family-friendly classics on an outdoor movie screen. The featured films will begin at dusk as follows:
• The Goonies airs on Thursday, October 20
• Beetlejuice airs on Thursday, October 27
Each evening begins at 6:00 PM with live music from some of the Bay Area’s well-known local acts:
• The Wandering Hours will perform on Thursday, October 20
• Boho Sideshow will perform on Thursday, October 27
Movies in the Park is free, however, attendees are encouraged to register in advance and make a donation or become a member to support the nonprofit organization. Donations support Preserve the ‘Burg’s mission to advocate for and celebrate St. Petersburg’s historic architecture and unique sense of place.
The event is free thanks to generous community sponsors including: St. Anthony’s Hospital, Duke Energy, Mathnasium, Waterfront Parks Foundation, Pet Food Warehouse, Pyper, Inc, Gasparilla Music Festival, and the City of St. Petersburg.
To learn more about Movies in the Park, please visit preservetheburg.org/events
To learn more about Preserve the ‘Burg, visit preservetheburg.org/
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Preserve the ‘Burg is the City of St. Petersburg’s local authority for historic preservation. The organization’s mission is to educate, advocate, and celebrate for keeping St. Petersburg special. Preserve the ‘Burg accomplishes this through programs and conversations to align city officials, businesses, developers, and community members on the preservation and management of historic properties and neighborhoods. Preserve the ‘Burg is an incorporated 501(c)3 organization comprised of an all-volunteer board of directors, a full time Executive Director, and several part-time staff members.