Last Minute Holiday Shopping Tips in St. Petersburg

Last minute holiday shopping can be stressful, but there’s no need to worry because we have your back with a few simple yet usefully shopping tips. Happy Holidays!

Use in store pickup: if you are worried that your last minute shopping binge might not arrive in time if you shop online, there is no need to worry. You can still skip the malls and shop online, but instead of shipping just use in store pickup. You get the best of both worlds!

Gift card sales: Gift cards are perfect for last minute gifts. And if you plan on buying one, why not get a discount on them as well? Many stores like, or wholesalers such as Sam’s Club and Costco offer 10 to 15% discounts on gifts cards, which means you can grab a $100 for $85!

Make a plan: If you have to go into a mall, don’t just show up. Instead, make a plan at home so you can get in and get out. Aimlessly wondering around into various stores can cause you to spend extra money well wasting

St. Petersburg: Tasty and Well Reviewed Restaurants

If you are having a craving for a good old fashioned diner or burger joint, there are only two places you’d want to go–the Kissin’ Cuzzins and Engine No. 9. Here are two quick reviews about the wonderful restaurants near your apartment.

Kissin’ Cuzzins

951 34th St N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
Phone number (727) 323-3915

Kissin’ Cuzzins is an old school diner style restaurant with a classic american menu. You can get the best pancakes around, steak and eggs, a huge and mouth watering burger and five star services. The restaurant closes early everyday at 2pm so you’ll have to skip out on work early to get a meal. But trust us, the food is worth it.

Engine No. 9

56 Dr Martin Luther King Jr St N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33705
Phone number (727) 623-0938

The sweet potato fries are the first thing you should order at this burger joint. The restaurant has a 4.5 star rating and is filled with tasty and exotic burgers like the Demigod which has a little bit of everything inside.

Join the St. Petersburg Holiday Fun

Let’s get into the holiday spirit with a bit of Christmas fun! St. Petersburg will be hosting a number of family-themed holiday events over the next month, but here is a quick look at two exciting activities taking place this weekend.

St. Petersburg Santa Parade

Join the St. Petersburg’s 90th Annual Holiday Parade on Saturday and be a part of this amazing tradition. The parade starts on Central Ave. and 5th St, then moves along to Bayshore Dr. The festivities will include floats, music, bands, Santa Claus and is Free and open to the public.

Snowfest – A Real Snow Event

Who’s ready to tackle sixty-four tons of snow imported to North Straub Park for the annual Snowfest this Saturday? The fun begins at 10:30 a.m. and will last until 3 p.m. Try using the toboggan slide, art tent, or participate in some karaoke, a moonwalk, or jump on the giant slide. Entrance cost $5 person and includes the rides. Follow the link below to get further details about all the fun.

Whether you go to one or both of these events, one thing is for certain, you will have a great time! Make sure to take your family or friends to make it a truly memorable experience surrounded by loved ones.