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See a detailed breakdown of each event below

Thursday (Optional Activities)

1. Thursday Night Fishing

2. Thursday Night Bioluminescent Paddling Trip

3. Sunset at Paradise Grille

Mike is looking to coordinate a night fishing event out of Pass-a-Grille Beach, FL. You will fish the gulf floor in hopes of catching various snappers and grouper. This event will likely take place 8pm-12am. Cost will likely be $50/person. Rods and bait will be provided. Kids over 5 are welcome. Information about this event will be sent out by Mike in the coming weeks. More details to come.

Brittany will be coordinating a paddle boarding/kayaking trip. Led by Going the Distance Tours, they will guide us under the moonlight in hopes of coming across bio-luminescent plankton. This event is about 4 hours long, 2 hours on the water. Event will run between 7 and 11pm out of Safety Harbor, FL. You can choose between a single paddle board, single kayak, or double kayak. Max 25 individuals. Kids 12 and older can participate. Cost will likely be $45/person. Information about this event will be sent out by Brittany in the coming weeks. More details to come. 

Our favorite place to watch the sunset is on Pass-a-Grille beach at Paradise Grille. (900 Gulf Way, Pass-a-Grille Beach, FL 33706.)

Snack shack is available to purchase dinner and drinks. (We love their grouper sandwich The beach is right next to your dining table so you can swim, play, relax, eat, and listen to acoustic live music. Stick around for sunset where every night they ring the bell to close out the evening.

Friday Itinerary:

1. Sunset Meet & Greet

The Lion's Club Beach House
9300 W Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island, FL 33706


Join us for a Sundby Meet & Greet on St Pete Beach. Engage in a family tree activity, compete in St Pete Trivia, and enjoy a gulf coast sunset. Venue is indoor and outdoor with access to the beach.

Dinner an drink tickets will be provided. BYOB encouraged after that.

This is a private event space with a free parking lot for those driving. Transportation will be up to your responsibility to get to and from this event. 

Dress Code: Casual Beach Wear

Saturday Itinerary:

2. John's Pass and Dinner Cruise

12945 Village Blvd, Maderia Beach, FL 33708


Meet at the end of the St Pete Pier for a Sundby Family Photo!

Get there at 9:00am sharp so we can grab the photo by 9:15am and enjoy the rest of the day's activities.

Please plan ahead! There are multiple ways to get to the pier. We are meeting at the very end on the grassy hill right outside the Driftwood Cafe. Look for the Norway flag to help direct you!

Getting to the pier:

  • It is a 20 minute walk from the Hilton hotel to the start of the pier

  • It is a 10 minute walk from the start of the pier to the end of the pier

  • There are 3 trams on the pier that can take you down and back for free to help speed up your trip to the end and protect you from the elements.

  • The St Pete downtown looper picks up and drops off right outside our hotel and the pier entrance. It is free to ride, runs every 15 mins and is a quick ride to the pier. See schedule here.

  • You can park at the pier. It is metered parking lots.


Dress Code:

Wear your Sundby T-shirts and sunglasses! (we will be facing Eastward and uphill for our photo)

4:00pm (roughly)

Explore John's Pass Boardwalk for shopping, beach, and attractions.

There is a lot to do in this area. Over one hundred merchants inhabit the Village with unique retail shopping, a variety of restaurants, the local fishing fleet, dolphin watching and shelling tours, boat rentals, parasailing and jet skiing. The beach is a short stroll away.

We plan to have shuttle bus service for Saturday. More details to come on that.

If you are driving:

6:30pm Board the Calypso Breeze

Our dinner cruise boards at Hubbard's Marina. Boarding begins at 6:30pm and boat departs at 7:00pm.

2.5 hour cruise on the intra-coastal waters. Three decks (two enclosed for dinner seating and a top observation deck) Handicap accessible.

House DJ entertain with a variety of musical selections.

Tropical Island Style Buffet:

  • Assorted Florida Fruits

  • Assorted Salads

  • Roasted Chicken, Beef, Shrimp, White fish, and Pork

  • Southern Style Ziti

  • Rice, Beans, Vegetables

  • Rolls and Butter

Complimentary Beer, Wine, Rum Punch & Soda. Additional Bar items available for purchase.

9:30pm. We plan to have shuttle bus return people back to the hotel at this time.

Dress code: Wear whatever's comfortable! You will likely want to change out of your reunion t-shirts after a long day of excursions.

Sunday Itinerary:

1. A Taste of Norway Brunch

Hilton St Petersburg Bayfront
333 1st St SE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

2. Pool Party

The Island Grille
210 Madonna Blvd, Tierra Verde, FL 33715


We will be having our traditional brunch at a conference room in the hotel. (details to come)

Learn about our family history and participate in a Sundby Family Gift Exchange. You will hear from our planning team details regarding hte gift exchange. 

Hotel checkout is at 11:00am, but they are willing to hold bags free of charge in the storage closet during our brunch. Please plan ahead if you want late checkout.


The Von Arx's would like to host you for an after party at the Island Grille pool. Pool is accompanied with changing rooms, lounge chairs, and a restaurant.

We will be paying the cover charge for everyone who wants pool access as a gift from your hosts. We will need accurate headcount in advance.


If you wish to eat and drink you can order food and drinks from the bar.

Optional Activities Friday/Saturday

1. Egmont Key Ferry Day Trip
(Recommended Friday) or St Pete Dolphin Tour

St Peter Pier
600 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701


2. Downtown St Petersburg Museum Tour

3. Downtown St Pete Brewery & Mural Tour

A 4 hour excursion from downtown St Pete to Egmont Key! 

Take a 60-minute ride from the Pier to Paradise. You’ll sail by the beautiful shorelines of St. Pete, pass under the stunning Sunshine Skyway bridge and perhaps see a dolphin or two! 

You will have 2 hours on Egmont Key to explore the pristine beaches, historic lighthouse, ruins of Ft. Dade, and the amazing wildlife before your return trip. 

Note: You will have to step into shallow water when going on the island. 

  • $59 Adults 13 and older, $39 Children 0-12 

  • Tours are at 1pm on Fridays, 9am and 2pm on Saturdays, 2pm on Sundays 

  • You must register ahead of time to guarantee your spot!  

What to bring: 

  • Food and drinks (there is wine and beer available for purchase) 

  • Alcohol is permitted on the ferry but not on Egmont Key 

  • Sunscreen 

  • Towels & bathing suits 

  • Snorkel & fins 


For a shorter trip and more flexible times, try the St Pete Dolphin tour  

A 90 minute tour with dolphins guaranteed. Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic beverages and snacks available for purchase. Bathroom on board.  

  • Adults $44, Kids 4-17 $19, Toddlers 3 and under $10 

  • Tours run 1pm and 3pm on Saturdays & Sundays and 3pm on Fridays  

  • You must register ahead of time to guarantee your spot!  

St Pete has many museums all located in the downtown area. Pick a few of your favorites to visit! Museums in red are our personal favorites. 

  • Adult $29, Youth 6-12 $12, Child 5 and younger free 

  • 1 Dali Blvd  

  • Walking distance from our hotel! 

  • Adults $15, Children 7-17 $9, Children 6 and under free 

  • 335 2nd Ave NE 

  • Adult $22, Youth 7-17 $12, Child 6 and younger free 

  • 255 Beach Dr N,E  

  • Adult $23, Youth 7-18 $10, Child 6 and younger free 

  • 150 Central Ave 

  • Adult $20, Children 5 and under free 

  • 720 Central Ave 

  • Adults $15, Children 7-17 $10, Children 6 and younger free 

  • 1901 Central Ave 

  • Adult $25, Youth 6-17 $10, Children under 5 free  

  • 355 4th St N 

  • Adults $27, Children 4-12 $22, Children under 4 free 

  • 2606 Fairfield Ave S 

St Pete/Clearwater has over 35 breweries. Start in the Central Arts District and work your way east towards downtown as you stop at many unique craft beer locations.

(From west to east) Breweries in red are our personal favorites. 

  1. Bayboro Brewing 

  2. Grand Central Brewhouse 

  3. Right Around the Corner 

  4. 3 Daughters Brewing 

  5. If I Brewed the World 

  6. Pinellas Ale Works 

  7. Cage Brewing 

  8. Avid Brewing 

  9. Green Bench Brewing 

  10. Overflow Brewing 

  11. St Pete Brewing Co 

  12. Cycle Brewing 


St Petersburg is also home to many murals. Street art is one of St Pete’s pride and joys. Many of these murals you will pass while you are brewery hopping which is why doing both is a great option!


Map of St Pete Murals  

You can also sign up for an official walking tour for $20. (Must sign up in advance)  

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