Your Fairy Dragmother is back! Poor Cinderella has lost her stiletto again and it’s up to you to find it. Adventure through the Grand Central District on a SHINE mural scavenger hunt hosted by your favorite drag performer, freeFall Theatre’s Matthew McGee. Follow video clues from one mural to another until you find that missing stiletto. Plan on 2-3 hours of walking/biking through the Grand Central District. Spoiler Alert… if you’re quick and witty you may find yourself at Punky’s Bar & Grill for an evening of Drag Queen Bingo, benefitting the SHINE Mural Festival.

Register Now!

Download the free PixelStix app to access Fairy Dragmother’s video clues!

When: Sunday, June 12, 2022. Start anytime between 12 PM - 3 PM. 

Where: Starting location is Grand Central Brewhouse, 2340 Central Ave. 

How: Register your team below and download the free PixelStix app to access video clues. 

Cost: The scavenger hunt is ticketed this year to better support the non-profit organizations involved in this event, St. Petersburg Arts Alliance and St. Pete Pride. Your ticket is a donation that allows both programs to fulfill their respective missions. The ticket price also includes a custom Once Upon A Shine magnet for each registered team member, as well as a coupon for $2 OFF your first beer at Grand Central Brewhouse!

Ticket Prices:
$11 for a team of 1
$22 for a team of 2 
$33 for a team of 3 
$44 for a team of 4
$55 for a team of 5
$66 for a team of 6

If you register by May 24th, your team is automatically entered to win a St. Pete Pride Ticket Pack (one entry per team). The ticket pack includes:

  • 4 tickets to June 4 Pride Night at the Rays
  • 4 tickets to Queer E Okee
  • 4 VIP Passes to Family Day or Shades of Pride
  • 4 VIP Passes to the Friday Night Concert
  • 4 VIP Passes to the Parade
  • 4 VIP Passes to the Street Carnival 

Register Below!

Things to Know: 

  • The scavenger hunt can be completed individually or as a team. Teams are recommended for photo documentation purposes but not required
  • Biking or walking is recommended. You will stay within the Grand Central District. 
  • Please assign one (1) team captain who will be the primary contact person if your team wins
  • Your team captain must access each PixelStix video clue for us to verify your team completed the scavenger hunt. 
  • Please allow 2-3 hours to complete the course. You can start as early as noon or as late as 3 PM. 
  • Winners announced at Punky’s Bar & Grill during Drag Queen Bingo, Sunday, June 12th from 5 PM - 8 PM. 
  • Prizes will be awarded for social media challenges 

Social Media Challenges:

  • Anyone from your team can post to social media (Facebook or Instagram) for the challenges but you must have a public profile, hashtag #ONCEUPONASHINE, # your team name and tag @shineonstpete to qualify  
  • Our panel of volunteer judges will select their favorite photos/videos to win prizes for the social media challenges

PixelStix Information:

  • Every SHINE Mural is equipped with an interactive PixelStix plaque. Open the app on your phone. Tap the P then touch your phone to the P on the plaque. Then, clues will magically appear (video demonstration below)
  • Some mural plaques are white, some are black (photos below) but they all feature a blue P
  • The plaques can be found at every SHINE mural, typically at hip level or below on either end of the mural
  • If the PixelStix plaque shows you content from the SHINE website, you are at the wrong mural. The correct mural will immediately give you access to your Fairy Godmother’s next clue
  • PixelStix is compatible with iPhone 7 and above or any Android phone that supports NFC

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Prize Details
Coming Soon!

Scavenger hunt winners* will be announced during bingo and prizes will be awarded!
Don’t miss out!

*You do not need to be present to win. 

For questions, contact Jenee Priebe at
or (727) 800-1892

Registration Form

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