Happy New Year! We can’t believe January 2022 is actually here. There’s no better way to ring in 2022 than with these great events in and around Treasure Island. Whether you’re a foodie, a comic book fan, or an adventurer, there’s something for everyone!

St. Pete Comic Con – January 8 – 9

St. Pete Comic Con is a two-day, multi-genre comic convention in St. Petersburg featuring comics, anime, science fiction and fantasy talent, along with a guest roster of Florida’s top cosplayers. Guest list includes anime voice actors who portray characters in shows like My Hero Academia, Pokemon, Sonic the Hedgehog,  Fullmetal Alchemist, and Fruits Basket as well as in games like World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.

https://stpete.floridacomiccons.com/

MLK Dream Big Parade & Events – January 15 -17

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Annual MLK National Parade & Family Fun Day in St. Pete! This is the nation’s longest-running parade honoring MLK. The Celebration will begin with an MLK Awards Banquet followed by a Block Party and ending on Monday with the Parade & Family Fun Day.

 https://mlkdreambig.com/ 

St Pete Beer, Bacon & BBQ Festival – January 15 -16

A festival full of rich & smoky brisket, thick crispy bacon cheeseburgers, fall-off-the-bone ribs and delicious craft beer! The 5th Annual St. Pete Beer, Bacon & BBQ Festival at Vinoy Park is on Saturday & Sunday, January 15 -16.

http://www.stpetebeerandbacon.com/

Treasure Island Kite Festival – January 16

Come be amazed by talented kite flyers from all over the U.S. on Treasure Island Beach. Representatives from Revolution Kites and Prism Kites will be giving flying demonstrations and allowing people a chance to learn how to fly. 

https://www.mytreasureisland.org/

St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show – January 20 – 23

The Annual St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show is the largest boat show on the Gulf Coast! The show takes place at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts, Mahaffey Theater Yacht Basin and Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg, Florida.

https://www.stpeteboatshow.com/en/home.html

John’s Pass Seafood Festival – January 20 – 23

Enjoy fresh gulf seafood, live music and more at this four day celebration in historic John’s Pass Village on Madeira Beach! Save the date & Stay tuned! More information will be coming soon. http://johnspassseafoodfest.com/ 

St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival – January 28 – 30

Join in the fun at the 4th Annual St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival. Come enjoy downtown St. Petersburg with friends and family. General admission is FREE! Select from delectable foods cooked on site incorporating the freshest ingredients by local restaurants and food purveyors. A variety of seafood entrees and vegetarian dishes will be available, along with a diversity of side dishes and desserts, and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

 https://www.paragonartevents.com/S-108-St.+Petersburg+Seafood+%26+Music+Festival.html