St. Pete Firestone Grand Prix

Firestone Grand Prix, 2021

The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg takes place on the city streets near The Dalí. Leading up to, during and immediately following the race, the Museum must adjust our schedule and parking to accommodate the construction of the track and the race. Below are important updates for those looking to visit the Museum between April 19, 2021 and April 28, 2021.


Mon, Apr 19 – Wed, Apr 21, 2021
The Museum is open 10am-6pm; our parking lot is closed. Pre-purchased, timed-tickets are sold out.

Walk up tickets will available throughout the day at the Museum on a first-come, first-served basis until we reach capacity. With nearby construction and road closures surrounding The Dalí, the Museum parking lot is closed. Find your own convenient parking/transportation (there are various city garages and street parking available throughout downtown) and follow the signs to The Dalí.

Walking to The Dalí during race construction?

  • Make your way to 6th Ave South from 2nd Street South or 3rd Street
  • Avoid 1st Street South until you are close to the Museum
  • From 6th Ave South, approach 1st St South and look for the Dalí Museum wayfinding signs to guide you through the Grand Prix staging area to the Museum’s entry
2021 Grand Prix walk-up map to The Dali

Thu, Apr 22-Sun Apr 25, 2021
The Museum will be closed during the race.


Mon, Apr 26-Wed, Apr 28, 2021
The Museum is open 10am-6pm; our parking lot is closed. Pre-purchased, timed-tickets are sold out.

Walk up tickets will available throughout the day at the Museum on a first-come, first-served basis until we reach capacity. With nearby construction and road closures surrounding The Dalí, the Museum parking lot is closed. Find your own convenient parking/transportation (there are various city garages and street parking available throughout downtown) and follow the signs to The Dalí.


Beginning Thu, Apr 29, 2021
The Museum and our parking lot resume as normal. 


frequently asked questions for guests with pre-purchased tickets

I have a timed ticket. Where is the shuttle?

Pre-purchased ticketed guests may park for free at Tropicana Field Lot 9 and use our free shuttle service.

The Tropicana GPS address:  444 Stadium Drive South, St. Petersburg, FL 33705.

What time do I need to arrive at Tropicana lot?

For those with timed tickets, a free shuttle is included with your pre-purchased ticket. Please arrive at Tropicana Field (Lot 9) 30 minutes prior to your ticket time. Shuttles run approximately every 30 minutes to/from the Museum (the ride is approximately 15 minutes).

GPS address: 444 Stadium Drive South, St. Petersburg, FL 33705.

I already purchased my timed ticket, am I required to ride the shuttle?

No. However, both the Tropicana parking and shuttle are free and included with your pre-purchased timed ticket. We have reserved space for pre-purchased ticket holders only to ride the shuttle. If you prefer to find your own parking, keep in mind that there is construction and road closures around The Dalí. Once parked, follow the signs to The Dalí and plan to arrive at your assigned entry time.

Does the shuttle cost money?

No. The shuttle is free and available to pre-purchased ticket holders only due to limited capacities on the bus.

Does parking at Tropicana Lot 9 cost money?

No. Parking is free at Tropicana Lot 9 and available only to pre-purchased timed ticket holders.

How often do the shuttles run?

Pre-purchased timed ticket holders may ride the free shuttle. Shuttles run approximately every 30 minutes to/from the Museum (the ride is approximately 15 minutes).

Do I need to wear a mask on the shuttle?

Yes. Masks are required on the free shuttle for pre-purchased timed ticket holders.

frequently asked questions for visitors looking to buy walk-up tickets on site

I don’t have a pre-purchased ticket, can I come to The Dalí?

For a limited-time, April 19-21 & April 26-28 ONLY, walk-ups are welcome, on a first-come first-served basis until we reach capacity. There is construction and road closures around The Dalí and the Museum parking lot is closed. Find convenient nearby parking and follow the signs to The Dalí.

If I walk-up, will I have to wait to get in?

Walk-ups are welcome April 19-22 & April 26-28 only. Ticket allotment will be on a first-come, first-served basis until we reach capacity for each timed entry. We will do our best to accommodate the earliest available entry time upon your arrival.

I plan to buy my ticket on-site, can I ride the shuttle?

Only those who have pre-purchased an online timed ticket may ride the shuttle due to limited capacities on the shuttle. Find convenient nearby parking and follow the signs to The Dalí.

I need wheelchair access, can I get to The Dalí?

All permanent public, on-street accessible spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. City garages, the University of South Florida (USF) garage and Tropicana Field provide accessible parking at the prevailing rate. The USF garage is recommended for those with limited mobility wishing to enter the 5th Avenue S. gate (Gate 5) and the South Core garage is recommended for those wishing to enter the 1st Avenue S. gate (Gate 1). The Looper is also wheelchair accessible. Please visit City of St. Petersburg website for the most up-to-date information or click here for the parking and transportation map.

After finding parking, proceed to 6th Ave South (see map above) and follow the signs to The Dalí.