Urban villages are compact shopping areas which are magnets for small businesses, unique events and almost all are very LGBT friendly.
Grand Central District
Located in the heart of St Petersburg, Grand Central hosts over 60 LGBT owned or managed businesses plus many more friendly ones. Restaurants and bars, antiques, home decor, collectables and professional services abound. Grand Central also host the states largest LGBT Pride celebration St Pete Pride every June and other events including OktoberFest, Battle of the Burg(er), Spring Fling and more
Ybor City (GaYbor)
Known as Tampa’s Latin Quarter for over a century, Ybor City is an exotic blend of aromas, flavors, sights and sounds. From the scent of roasting Cuban coffee early in the morning to the rhythms of Latin music late into the night, Ybor is a feast for the senses. GaYbor is a non-profit organization working to promote Ybor City as an LGBT destination