An artsy, welcoming, eclectic waterfront community near St. Pete Beach with beachy vibes, community events, and high-end homes

Welcome to Gulfport

Gulfport is a unique coastal community located in Pinellas County, Florida, near St. Petersburg. The waterfront community overlooks the Boca Ciega Bay Aquatic Preserve and St. Pete Beach. Residents love the eclectic community because of the warm, sunny weather, city parades and events, tranquil atmosphere, and picturesque views of the sailboats out in the bay. The artsy Gulf Coast city is known for its relaxed beach town lifestyle and charming downtown area. The city’s unique architecture stands out in the homes and local businesses, from modern coastal lines to traditional bungalows with oversized porches. This is a city that embraces its weirdness, as some locals like to say, “keep Gulfport weird,” thanks to the city’s atmosphere of old-world, artistic Florida style and plenty of character.

Gulfport is an inviting waterfront community that has long been a mecca for artists and those seeking an escape from the hustle of city life. The city offers residents a vibrant and enriching lifestyle with its beautiful parks and unique local businesses. Residents are proud of the rich and vibrant cultural atmosphere with numerous festivals and events on the calendar, while the local restaurants and shops reflect this inclusiveness with signature cuisine and drinks.

What to Love

  • Inviting community with friendly locals
  • Community events and festivals
  • Waterfront homes and upscale amenities
  • Artsy vibe and eclectic atmosphere

Local Lifestyle

Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Gulfport is a beautiful coastal town in Florida that has become a popular destination for tourists and new residents. With its unique charm, perfect climate, and abundance of outdoor activities, it’s not hard to see why.

From its historic downtown district to the pristine waterfront, Gulfport boasts the perfect mix of old-world charm and modern amenities. Residents are proud of their city’s vibrant culture and enjoy its varied selection of restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Gulfport offers many shopping and dining options, whereas nearby beaches boast a wide range of waterfront dining options, and the downtown area is home to walkable shops and cafes. Stella’s is a casual small-town dining option that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a top-rated breakfast menu in the area. Pia’s Trattoria is a quaint Italian restaurant with outdoor seating and a romantic vibe. The restaurant uses fresh, natural ingredients to create authentic dishes in an old-world Italian environment.

O’Maddy’s Bar & Grille is a waterfront gathering place that serves seafood, steaks, and pasta dishes with an excellent selection of wine, beer, and tropical cocktails. The Breeze Waterfront Café serves fun and hearty breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes like biscuits and gravy, vegetable quiche, and French toast. SumitrA Espresso Lounge+ is a unique coffee shop with baked goods that offers a charming and comfortable seating area.

Things to Do

Gulfport has no shortage of activities. From fishing and boating to outdoor festivals, there is always something to experience. First Friday Artwalk is a monthly event where the streets are full of locals, artists, and musicians to celebrate art in the small coastal town. The Third Saturday Indie Faire is a monthly gathering and farmers’ market downtown that features local art, handmade crafts, and live performances. 

Gulfport Fresh Market is a year-round weekly market in the waterfront district that features independent shops, vendors, and galleries in a walkable area. The Gulfport Fine Art Festival is an annual winter event showcasing select nationwide artists, vendors, and local cuisine.


Pinellas County School District serves Gulfport and surrounding communities. The district has excellent public schools with nationally recognized magnet programs. Gulfport is also close to many high-achieving private schools with advanced academic courses and enriching extracurricular activities.


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