In addition to award winning beaches, outstanding cuisine and superb accommodations, the City of Clearwater boasts a full and exciting calendar of events to entice travelers of all ages and interests. Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training is always a yearly highlight as are the Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week and the Clearwater Super Boat National Championship and Festival, among many others.
Sunsets at Pier 60 Festival
Location: Pier 60
Time: begins 2 hours before sunset – ends 2 hours after sunset
contact: www.sunsetsatpier60.com or 727-449-1036
Description: Nightly sunset celebration that begins 2 hours before sunset and lasts until 2 hours after sunset, weather permitting. Featuring artisans, crafters, street performers and live musical and entertainment. Free to the public.
Downtown Clearwater Farmer's Market
Location: 500 - 600 blocks of Cleveland Street
Time: 9:00am – 02:00pm
Contact: www.clearwaterfarmersmarket.com or 727-461-7674
Description: Every Wednesday the colorful tents and booths of the Downtown Clearwater Farmer's Market are filled with farm fresh produce, delicious cheeses, fresh baked goods, glorious cut flowers, plants and much, much more.
Blast Friday Clearwater
Location: Osceola to Ft. Harrison on Cleveland Street
Time: Last Friday of every month from 5:30 - 10:00pm
Description: Come party downtown at Blast Friday. Entertainment to be announced - beer, wine, food and merchandise available for sale.
Clearwater's Dolphin Trail
All year round
Location: Various locations
Clearwater’s Dolphins Trail is a unique artistic initiative featuring a growing pod of more than 101 6-foot tall fiberglass dolphins, each individually designed by a local artist and sponsored by an area business. Follow the trail at your leisure, with the map provided here.
Clearwater Jazz Holiday
October 15 - 18, 2015
Location: Coachman Park
Time: Afternoons and evenings
www.ClearwaterJazz.com or (727) 461-5200
The Clearwater Jazz Holiday features national and local performing acts. There will be food and drink concessions, exhibitors and Clearwater Jazz Holiday merchandise on sale. Coolers, food, drinks, pets, fireworks, tents, and canopies are not permitted.
Clearwater Beach Chalk Art Festival
October 23-25, 2015
Location: Beach Walk, Clearwater Beach
The Festival takes place over three days and focuses on the creating of chalk artworks and designs along the sidewalk and promenades of Clearwater Beach. Artists begin work on Friday afternoon and work through the weekend on their compositions; judging and awards take place on Sunday afternoon.
Outback Bowl Beach Day
December 30, 2015
Location: Hilton Clearwater Beach, 400 Mandalay Ave.
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Join the teams, their marching bands and cheerleaders as they enjoy the sun and beaches at the Hilton Clearwater Beach next to Pier 60. This fun day includes live music, skydivers, a tug-of-war and other contests from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. After Beach Day, stick around for Sunsets at Pier 60 featuring artisans, music and more while you watch the sunset on the Gulf of Mexico. The event is free.