Each night when I drive past this section of the Grand Prix racetrack (not blocked off) I'm tempted to step on the gas and race away ... but I don't.
Some of our downtown streets and part of our downtown airport become the Grand Prix racetrack each year. The first weekend in April is this year's race.
From an illuminated night parade to autograph signings, from an air show to a gala, there's lots to do that weekend.
The first of the megayacht has already arrived - those who join the weekend Yacht Club can moor at the floating docks and watch the races from their deck or from a luxury box seat. There's a "village" for RVs as well.
Come for the noise (though they say it will be quieter this year), the parties, or the excitement of the race ... downtown St Petersburg Florida will be an exciting place to be for that first weekend in April.