In the need for speed? Festivals of Speed is bringing the world’s most exotic automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, watercraft, and the best in luxury lifestyle to the Tampa Bay area. Throughout this anticipated weekend, a rare showcase of vintage and contemporary automotive design, custom-created motorcycles, and high performance boats and yachts will be set amongst lavish receptions, fine wine and spirits tastings, world class entertainment and more.
Due to the success of last year’s event, Festivals of Speed has expanded this event to include Vinoy Park, Spa Beach, The Renaissance Vinoy Marina, North Straub Park, Bay Street Dr, 5th Ave NE, and Bayshore Drive NE now spanning across the entire beautiful waterfront at the Renaissance Vinoy Hotel & Golf Club. Guests will enjoy dazzling cocktails and indulge in sumptuous, themed food displays while experiencing the world’s most exotic vehicles in an actual aircraft hangar at Tampa International Airport.
As for entertainment, a one-of-a kind, high energy jazz orchestra will perform featuring some of the best entertainers and musicians the industry has to offer. A live and silent auction will also be held to benefit charity. The Florida Powerboat Club will hold their annual Tampa Bay Poker Run in conjunction with the Festivals of Speed St. Petersburg. As members embark from the Renaissance Vinoy Marina, spectators can expect to see a display of several dozen sleek high-performance watercrafts. This multi-million dollar display will include several high speed boats.
Festivals of Speed will be operating VIP Ride and Drives, specialty vehicle displays, and an exclusive Wine Connoisseur’s reception featuring the signature wines of the weekend which include Adobe Road, Opus One, Cakebread, and Meiomi. Attendees will experience automotive designs by Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Porsche, Aston-Martin, BMW, Mercedes, McLaren, and more while encountering fine wines, exciting culinary offerings, robust cigars, smooth jazz, and luxury lifestyle displays featuring fine jewelry and timepieces. Guests who appreciate the VIP lifestyle can purchase tickets to a beautiful pavilion lounge to indulge in an array of fine foods and premium alcohol.
Tickets for the Festivals of Speed St. Petersburg receptions and Sunday main event VIP Pavilion can be purchased at FestivalsofSpeed.com