St. Petersburg Sports

A soccer stadium with the stands full.

Catch a game or two during your St. Petersburg vacation! The Sunshine City is home to many professional sports teams so if you're an avid sports fan, this is the place to be! The Tampa Bay Rays call the St. Petersburg area their home and their air-conditioned dome at the Tropicana Field make watching a game of baseball beareable in the summer heat. The regular season is from April to September and post-season takes place in October.


For soccer enthusiasts, the Tampa Bay Rowdies play from March through October at the Al Lang Stadium at the St. Pete bayfront. The Rowdies were the first professional sports franchise in the area and remain one of the most recognizable and well-loved brands in soccer.


Reigning Super Bowl champions, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers also call the St. Petersburg area home. Preseason games are playeed in August with regular game season running from September through December. Cheer on the elite team of players at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, just a 30-minute drive from St. Petersburg.


From January to May, you can catch the Tampa Bay Lighting vye for the Stanley Cup at the Amalie Arena. 

The sports atmosphre in St. Petersburg is electric so make sure you make a point to attend one game during your time here!