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
    • 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.

    • Fun 'n Sun Festival

      April 26 - May 4, 2014
      Location: Coachman Park, 301 Drew Street
      Contact: www.funnsunclearwater.com or 727-562-4700 
      Description: ​This annual festival features a variety of events for all to enjoy. The Fun 'n Sun Festival started in 1953 as an option for tourists to enjoy the city long after the traditional season's end. The central focus on the festival is to celebrate Clearwater's attractions and the main focus is the music series, which comprises classic rock, country and Latin music concerts.

    • Clearwater Beach Taste Fest

      May 9, 2014
      Location: Beach Walk on S. Gulfview Blvd. between the Hyatt Regency Resort and Crabby’s Bar & Grill
      Time: 5.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.
      Contact: www.clearwaterbeachrestaurantweek.com or (727) 447-7600(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 12-18, 2014. Have a look at last year's event!

    • Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week

      May 12 - 18, 2014
      Location: Various restaurants in Clearwater
      Contact: www.clearwaterbeachrestaurantweek.com or (727) 447-7600(727) 447-7600, Facebook
      Description: ​This year will see the 5th 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. 

    • Clearwater Celebrates America

      July 4, 2014
      Location: Coachman Park
      Time: 4p.m. onwards
      Contact: ​727-562-4700 
      Description: ​A yearly celebration of Independence Day with music and entertainment, followed by the Bright House Blast fireworks at 9:30p.m. An array of foods are available from a variety of concessionaires. Exhibitor and sponsor booths will be open for browsing, with activities for children from 4 - 7p.m. Admission is free.