Treasure Island, Florida is the perfect Sunshine State getaway.  Nestled on the quieter side of the peninsula, Treasure Island Florida beach and the surrounding community provide the perfect quiet and relaxing winter escape.  Treasure Bay Resort and Marina – one of the top Treasure Island hotels – serves as an ideal home base to explore what our little corner of Florida has to offer.  While Treasure Island, Florida may be a quiet escape, it is an excellent jumping off point to explore nearby bustling communities.  This February, check out the following art festivals and events only a short drive away in neighboring St. Petersburg.  

Celebrate Wine Weekend 2018 down the Road from the Best Treasure Island Hotels

During the first weekend in February, the second to fourth, head to St. Petersburg’s Museum of Fine Arts for one of their most exciting weekends of the year.  Wine Weekend is the largest celebratory fundraiser for the museum and is full of festive events.  From wine tastings and dinners to auctions and dancing, the fun goes on all weekend. Whether you want to spend the weekend at the Museum of Fine Arts or just check it out for a day, Treasure Island Florida beach makes for the perfect jumping off point.

Soak up Sunshine Glass Week from February 5 – 11, 2018

Whether you are familiar with the art of glass blowing, have marveled at pieces in the past, or are simply curious about this medium, Sunshine Glass Week in St. Petersburg provides the perfect opportunity to explore a little more of what Treasure Island St. Pete has to offer.  Over the course of this week, you can enjoy demonstrations, lectures, studio tours, and even classes and workshops that all revolve around the magic and beauty of blowing glass.  Visit the link below for more information on events and venues:

Visit the St. Petersburg Fine Art Festival the Last Weekend in February

On February 24 – 25, head to South Straub Park to experience the 5th Annual St. Petersburg Fine Art Festival just a hop, skip, and jump from Treasure Island, Florida.  This festival plays host to over 100 of Florida’s, and the country’s, top artists.  Admission is free but with so much incredible art for sale in all mediums be sure to remember your wallets or purses.

The beach in Treasure Island Florida provides the perfect quiet backdrop for a sunny getaway, and neighboring St. Petersburg provides an excellent outlet for those vacationers looking to experience some culture.  For the latter, there is no better time to visit than February with its three separate art celebrations.  Book a room with Treasure Bay Resort and Marina, and start planning your winter getaway today!