Founded in 2000 and located just west of downtown St. Petersburg, the Grand Central District is home to over 450 locally owned and operated independent businesses, merchants, restaurants, bars, art galleries, professional services, and health and wellness providers.
Its boundaries are 31st St. to 16th St, and include Central Avenue, 1st Ave. N. and 1st Ave. S.
The Grand Central District Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. It is also the birthplace of St. Pete Pride and home to over 150 small LGBTQ+ owned, operated and ally businesses, the Grand Central District is where the locals live, work and play. It’s an award winning community that was founded on diversity and inclusion defined by its colorful people, creative murals, outdoor dining, and embracing support from the surrounding neighborhoods. It also is the host of major events each year including Pride in Grand Central and Halloween on Central.
Grand Central is an array of unique local places to live, shop, eat, drink and enjoy the convenience of many professional services. Even if you just come for quirky vibe, there’s a seat for everyone in #GayGrandCentral.