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17th Annual "Festivals of Speed" Car Show in St. Petersburg Florida (2021)

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The 17th Annual Festivals of Speed Car Show will open as planned this year in St. Petersburg Flordia, on February 21st, 2021, in the majestic waterfront Vinoy Park, overlooking downtown St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay.

The event will be presented by local car dealer Bert Smith Porsche and is sure to deliver a full day of entertainment hosting a variety of over 300 antique automobiles, collectible motorcycles, luxury aircraft, and luxury yachts and designers.

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Joe Sabatini giving awrd at car show

Festivals of Speed Tampa Florida Car Show

The classic car show is the main event of the day and will take place between 10 am – 4 pm on Sunday. The cars on display will feature such famous marques as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, and Aston Martin, Mercedes, and McLaren. They include a mix of makes, and models, and will include supercars, exotic cars, classic cars, muscle cars, official race cars, vintage pre-war, and post-war collectibles.

Festivals of Speed St Pete Car Show Aerial view

Festivals of Speed in Annual Car Show in Vinoy Park St Petersburg Florida

Additional exhibits and events on the lawn of Vinoy Park will include a large selection of vintage collectible motorcycles, luxury motor yachts, luxury fashion designs, luxury jewelry, on-site cafes, gourmet foods, fine wine, spirits, and cigars.

The cost of the show is a $20 entrance fee which grants a full day of access to all displays and events. The day will conclude with multiple award presentations for the most impressive cars.

Additional exhibits and events may take place at the luxurious neighboring historic Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club. The Mediterranean Revival-style hotel was founded by oil tycoon Aymer Vinoy Laughner in 1925 and sits on the bayfront downtown overlooking the Vinoy Yacht Basin (Creator of the Vinoy Park).

Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club

Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club

Motor Enclave of Tampa

The new Motor Enclave Motorsports Car Club and Racetack will be at the event with an official launch of it’s new 200 acre car club.

The Motor Enclave of Tampa is $100 million dollar luxury automotive comminty that will be offering private car storage, club membership, and entertainment. The club includes a community of over 300 private garage condominiums  (called “Car Condos”), a performance race track, an off-road track, and a 35,000 sq. ft. Corporate event center.

The Motor Enclave in Tampa is slated to open Q2 of 2022 with an additional two clubs scheduled to open in Columbus Ohio, and Nashville Tennessee.

About Festival of Speeds

The “Festivals of Speed” was founded by Joe Sabatini in 2004 and has a deep history of hosting luxury events. Historically, typical Festival of Speed events feature some of the world’s finest luxury lifestyle products, services, and cars.

This year they will host 5 luxury events starting at The Polo Club in Sarasota, The Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, The Hotel at Avalon in Atlanta, The World Equestrian Center in Ocala Florida, and The Vinoy Renaissance Hotel in St. Petersburg Florida.

People and car show in Vinoy Park St. Petersburg

Festivals of Speed in Vinoy Park Bayside Overlooking Tampa Bay

From the Festivals of Speed website: “In addition to the motorsports aspect, Festivals of Speed also displays the world’s finest luxury lifestyle products including, jewelry, fine art, exquisite dining experiences, select wine and spirits, fashion, real estate, and other related products and services.”

For details on these events, you can visit the website at

Event Information

  • Admission: $20.00 per person.
  • Date: Sunday, February 21, 2021
  • Time: 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Local Hotels & Accommodations

Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
For Reservations Click Here

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
333 1st Street South | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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The Birchwood
340 Beach Dr, NE | St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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