Events

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.

  • Daily

    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.

  • Weekly

    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.

  • Monthly

    Blast Friday Clearwater

    Location: Osceola to Ft. Harrison on Cleveland Street
    Time: Last Friday of every month from 5:30 - 10:00pm
    Contact: www.blastfridayclearwater.com
    Description: Come party downtown at Blast Friday. Entertainment to be announced - beer, wine, food and merchandise available for sale.

  • Special Events
    • March Mustache 5K

      Saturday, March 28th 2015
      Location: Capitol Beer House, 422 Cleveland Street
      Time: Check in at 4:30p.m, race begins at 6p.m.
      Contact:

      Sign Up Now


      Description:

      Wear or bring your best mustache because this is the race that does it in March and November! The March Mustache 5K Run/Walk begins and ends Saturday evening from the Capitol Beer House in downtown Clearwater with the start and finish line just under the Clearwater Memorial Causeway Bridge. Walk across the street back to Capitol Beer House after the run to pick up your award, get a free draft pour, and enjoy the awesome spring post race party we have become famous for at the Capitol Beer House!

    • 23rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

      Sunday, April 5th 2015
      Location: Clearwater's Coachman Park, 301 Drew St, Clearwater, FL 33755
      Time: 11a.m.- 2p.m.
      Contact:

      Call 727-442-2099 or visit the website at: www.ccvfl.org


      Description:

      The egg hunt will start at 12:30p.m. sharp! Thousands of kids will attend this event to gather up more than 25,000 candy-filled eggs. Children who find the famous Golden Eggs will receive a stuffed bunny. In addition to the main event, there are pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, rides on the “Bunny Express”, special entertainment, a giant inflatable slide and a bouncy house. The Easter Bunny and his Mrs. will wander around for fantastic pictures with your kids! This event is free and everyone is welcome, so don’t forget to bring your Easter basket! There are small fees for food, bouncies, train, gyroscope, face painting and pony rides. The hunt is for kids 16 and under. FREE PARKING in the huge parking lot to the South of Coachman Park.

    • Garden Club Plant Sale

      Saturday, April 4th 2015
      Location: 405 Seminole Street
      Time: 9a.m.-2p.m.
      Contact:

      ClearwaterGardenClub.org


      Description:

      ​The Clearwater Garden Club will hold a plant sale just in time for Easter! Open to any plant lover and gardener you can purchase houseplants, hanging baskets, annuals, vegetables, and herbs! Don’t miss this chance to get a head start on spring!

    • Iron Girl 1/2 Marathon & 5K

      Sunday, April 12th 2015
      Location: Coachman Park, 301 Drew Street
      Time: Race for 1/2 marathon at 7a.m. & race for 5K at 7:30a.m.
      Contact:

      Register Here


      Description:

      Iron Girl aspires to bring women of all ages together as a community by offering a supportive, energetic and empowering environment for females pursuing a healthy and active lifestyle. There will be a post-race breakfast cafe, professional timing, personalized race bibs, custom event specific finishers medals, and performance shirts!

    • Clearwater's Dolphin Trail

      All year round
      Location: Various locations
      Contact:

      ​www.visitclearwaterflorida.com/dolphintrail


      Description:

      ​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.

    • Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training

      February to April, 2015
      Location: Bright House Field, 601 N. Old Coachman Road, Clearwater
      Contact:

      www.phillies.com


      Description:

      The Philadelphia Phillies enjoyed their Spring Training time in Clearwater for the 69th year in 2014. Make sure to join your team at Bright House Field, but also in enjoying all that Clearwater has to offer!

    • Clearwater Day at Phillies Spring Training

      April 2, 2015
      Location: Bright House Field
      Time: 1:05pm
      Contact:

      www.phillies.com


      Description:

      In celebration of Clearwater’s 100th birthday, come down and commemorate Clearwater Day at Bright House Field and watch the Phillies vs. the Tampa Bay Rays!

    • Sunrise and Full Moon Set on Rooftop Terrace

      April 4, 2015
      Location: 100 N. Osceola Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33755-4083
      Time: 6:30a.m.
      Contact:

      www.myclearwater.com/cpl or (727) 562-4970 x 3


      Description:

      ​Watch the sunrise and full moonset from the Clearwater’s Main Library Rooftop Terrace. The rooftop terrace opens at 6:30 a.m. sunrise is at 7:18 a.m. and full moonset is at 7:22 a.m. Weather Permitting

    • Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival

      April 17 - 26, 2015
      Location: Clearwater Beach
      Contact:

      www.SugarSandFestival.com or (727) 449-1036


      Description:

      A 21,000-square foot-tent will be filled with sand-sculpted art crafted by world-class sculptors using Clearwater’s internationally famous sugar sand. One thousand tons of sand will be transformed into an enchanted story-land, featuring classic fairy tales and modern day literary adventures, where reality and fantasy are brought to life. The ten-day celebration includes a variety of free activities including sand-sculpting classes, speed-sand demonstrations, a children’s play area, extended Sunsets at Pier 60 hours, fireworks and six nights of free concerts on the beach. Official kick-off celebration for the City of Clearwater’s Fun n Sun Festival.

    • Pinellas County Historical Society Lecture Series

      April 19, 2015
      Location: 11909 125th Street N. Largo, FL 33774
      Time: 2:00p.m.
      Contact:

      ​http://www.pinellascounty.org or (727) 582-2123


      Description:

      A local history lecture series sponsored by the Pinellas County Historical Society at Heritage Village

    • Clearwater Beach Taste Fest

      May 8, 2015
      Location: Beach Walk on S. Gulfview Blvd. between the Hyatt Regency Resort and Crabby’s Bar & Grill
      Time: 6.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.
      Contact:

      www.clearwaterbeachrestaurantweek.com or (727) 447-7600, Facebook


      Description:

      Restaurant Week will kick off with a Taste Fest on picturesque Beach Walk. It will feature a tasting from each participating restaurant, a wine garden, live music, exquisite raffle items and an awesome fireworks display at dusk. Once you’ve whet your appetite, embark on the food adventure that awaits you during Restaurant Week from May 11-22, 2015.

    • Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week

      May 11 - 22, 2015
      Location: Various restaurants in Clearwater
      Contact:

      www.clearwaterbeachrestaurantweek.com or (727) 447-7600, Facebook


      Description:

      This year will see the 6th Annual Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week, featuring succulent fine dining and casual cuisine from dozens of your favorite restaurants on beautiful Clearwater Beach, Florida. The list of participating restaurants is available on the website.

    • Relay for Life at Coachman Park

      May 16, 2015
      Location: 301 Drew St, Clearwater, FL 33755
      Time: Noon
      Contact:

      www.relayforlife.org


      Description:

      ​Join The American Cancer Society and Relay for Life in the fight to end cancer. Be a participant and either join a team or create your own team to fund raise money and spread awareness!

    • American Athletic Conference Baseball Championship

      May 19 - 24, 2015
      Location: Bright House Field, 601 N. Old Coachman Road, Clearwater
      Contact:

      theAmerican.org


      Description:

      The American Athletic Conference Baseball Championship will be hosted at Bright House Field in Clearwater. The members of the American Athletic Conference in 2015 are UCF, Cincinnati, UConn, East Carolina, Houston, Memphis, USF, SMU, Temple, Tulane and Tulsa.

    • Clearwater Day at Threshers

      May 27, 2015
      Location: Bright House Field - 601 N. Old Coachman Rd
      Time: 6:30p.m.
      Contact:

      ​http://www.milb.com


      Description:

      ​In celebration of Clearwater’s 100th birthday, come down and commemorate Clearwater Day at Bright House Field and watch the Threshers

    • Centennial Parade

      May 30, 2015
      Location: Begin at Highland Avenue & Drew Street
      Time: 6:30p.m.
      Contact:

      ​Interactive Map


      Description:

      The city of Clearwater will have a grand parade in to honor it’s 100th birthday! Be a part of the celebration and enjoy the performance groups as they parade through the city.