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Save the Date!

Brian Auld & the Tampa Bay Rays and Rowdies Named Arts Advocates of the Year!

May 7, 2023 from 11am-2pm at the Historic Rutland-Farley Estate

The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance (SPAA) invites you to our annual Garden Party Brunch to celebrate the impact of the arts on the growth of our city. Join us as we honor Brian Auld & the Tampa Bay Rays and Rowdies at Hats Off to Performing Arts. Enjoy special live performances, and brunch-inspired delights and a live and silent auction in support of the arts!

Meet and mingle outside on the grounds of this beautiful estate while enjoying special live performances, and brunch and beverages. Your experience begins with live theatrical, movement, and musical performances throughout the beautiful gardens overlooking the bay. Support SPAA’s work for the arts in our community, and most importantly, the honoring of Brian Auld and the Tampa Bay Rays and Rowdies, Arts Advocate of the Year.

Hat Competition

Let’s make the event even more fun by donning a fantastic hat that speaks to your own creative genius. Special prizes will be awarded to the “Most Beautiful,” “Most Creative,” and “Most Humorous” hat.

For information on sponsorships for this event, please contact Terry Marks at

Tickets go on sale 3/29/23

2022 Garden Party Event Photos