Fans who want to celebrate the start of the 2013 season for the Rays are invited to join a rally and street party Tuesday.
The party will take place on Central Avenue from noon to 3 p.m. in front of Ferg's.
This year, the street party will feature live country music from the Troy Duncan Band and Top 40 hits from Sunburn. In addition, there will be games for the kids, giveaways, ballpark-style food and more.
Mayor Bill Foster and Petey, St. Petersburg's First Puppy, will make special appearances.
Due to the street party, Central Avenue will be closed to traffic between 13 th and 15 th Streets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.