Beach Drive Holiday Guide


The holidays always present the same eternal dilemma – Where do I find the perfect gift? You’ve likely Googled, Pinterested, and gift-guided yourself into a tizzy by now.

Worry not. We sorted through all of the best deals on Beach Drive, so you don’t have to. Take a breathe, pour a glass of wine, and look no further. The perfect gift for your favorite local is right here.

Gift Cards Deals:

Your favorite local restaurants have deals nearly too good to be true – spend $100, and get a gift in return. We call that a win-win. 

400 Beach Seafood & Tap House – Purchase a gift card for $100, get free Sunday Brunch Buffet ($24.95 value)

Ceviche – Purchase a gift card for $100, get $20 for free. (must purchase in store)

BellaBrava – Purchase a gift card for $100, get $20 for free.

Stillwaters Tavern – Purchase a gift card for $100, get $20 for free.

Tryst – Purchase a gift card for $100, get $20 for free.

Gifts / Stocking Stuffers:

Locale Market – Looking for the right gift to please the foodie in your life? Look no further than Locale Market. Craft beer, wine, kombucha, specialty foods of all kinds, and gadgets galore –  you’ll find something for everyone at Locale.

Annex 400 Beach – This adorable little gift and food shop opened earlier this year on the 400 block, and they have left nothing out! Find sweets, St. Pete themed apparel and gifts, and much more.

TryWine – Is there a wine lover on your list? THen TryWine should be your first stop. They have a fabulous selection of wines and wine accessories – including openers, decanters, stoppers, and much more. In fact, shopping at TryWine is a gift in itself, with hundreds of wines to sample as you shop!

Infused Tea Company – What better stocking stuffer than specialty tea from Infused Tea Co? Their wide variety of tea makes a perfect gift for everyone on your list.

Cassis Bakery – Cassis bakery is going all out for the Holidays. With specialty coffee and espresso drinks, pies, treats, and much more – get your holiday dessert out of the way with no baking necessary. Pre-order here.

Holiday Events:

Holiday Village in North & South Straub Park

Check out the dazzling holiday lights after dark all through December – just off of Beach Drive. Bring the kids (or the fur babies) and get in the holiday spirit – for free!

FarmTable Gingerbread Farmhouse Building Workshops – Every Saturday until Christmas! 11am & 2pm on the Center Patio: $30 per guest (+tax), includes hot cocoa & cookies.

Shop, Sip Stroll at Sundial – December 14th – 5:30-8:30pm – This exclusive Sundial event will feature complimentary wine, delicious snacks, great deals and a chance to win one of 50 gift certificates with RSVP.

Snow Every Night & Pictures with Santa at Sundial

The perfect way to get in the holiday spirit – bring your friends and family to Sundial and join us for nightly snow between 6pm–9pm from now through December 24th. Watch our Christmas courtyard come to life as flurries take place every half hour, with plenty of opportunities to catch the holiday spectacle. Visitors can also sit in Santa’s lap and take photos every Saturday and Sunday.

About the author

Megan Holmes

Megan Holmes

By day, Megan writes, project manages, and plays an executive assistant who needs an assistant at Big Sea. By early morning and late night, she lives at CrossFit9 with a barbell in her hands. She believes that exercise is the greatest prescription for every ailment, but that a hot cup of coffee and a nice sour beer will do in a pinch. She loves all things local – so you might spot her trying out a new eatery, biking around this beautiful city, or walking her beloved Shiba Inu, Max.


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