Don't hit snooze! Sign up for the Main Street Bed Race today!


You're not dreaming! Discover Downtown Petersburg, Onyett Fabricators and Parsifal Corperation are hosting a Bed Race on Saturday, September 16 as part of the Buffalo Trace Festival. Now's the time to start building your beds and teams!

No bed? No problem! Onyett Fabricators and Pike Central welding students have two beds ready to go! Just bring your team and decorations.  

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Cardinals Tickets Silent Auction

Up for bid are four (4) St. Louis Cardinals tickets in an excellent location!
Chief Charles Baumgart and his wife Barbara generously donated them to give a boost to Discover Downtown Petersburg, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

These tickets are for Row 7 seats at the Saturday, August 26 Cardinals game. Face value is $565!

Submit your bid by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15 at Petersburg City Hall. Tickets may not be separated. The minimum bid is $400. Bid amounts are open to the public for review during the auction and will be updated until the auction closes.

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Recipes needed for the Bicentennial Cookbook

Discover Downtown Petersburg is publishing a commemorative Bicentennial Cookbook! Recipes are needed, anyone interested in providing a family recipe to be preserved for future generations for the book please drop them off at City Hall or email them to before August 7th. Please include your name so that you can be recognized for your heirloom contribution. Help make Petersburg's 200th anniversary a tasty success!