A city on Florida’s gulf coast, St. Petersburg is an innovative, creative, and competitive community that honors their past while pursuing for their future. St. Petersburg is the fifth-largest city in Florida and the second-largest city in the Tampa Bay Area, often referred to as St. Pete. Since the new millennium, St. Petersburg has emerged as a top destination for the arts – with the dynamic new Dali Museum opening in 2011, the Dale Chihuly world renowned glass collection, and six art districts. The city is also famous for its notable inverted pyramid Pier, and its cultural district that includes seven museums in the downtown district. More than 900 events bring over 10 million people each year to the sunshine city to experience yacht races, triathlons, baseball, basketball, cycling, festivals, cultural exhibits, and music.