St. Petersburg, Florida: Big Red Shark Eats You

Painted in late 2015, a giant shark mural is on a blood-red outside wall, angled downward so that people who stand in front of it are inside its toothy gaping jaws. More fun than most murals.

Address:
1st Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL
Directions:
Downtown, on the south side of 1st Ave. N. opposite its intersection with Mirror Lake Drive N. Set back from the street, at the back of a parking lot, painted on the east-facing wall of the State Theatre. You'll see a gaudy mural facing the street; the shark mural is on an adjacent wall, harder to see from the street.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Big Red Shark Eats You.

Big Red Shark Eats You

Red shark is down an alley with many other great murals.

[EC, 10/21/2019]

Nice touch - use the metal bar door for a shark cage pose!

Shark mural.

Big Red Shark Will Eat You

There are many cool murals on this alley. Wonderful little street art surprise.

[Kristi, 07/10/2016]

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