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
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.
Sugar Sand Festival
April 17 - 26, 2015
Location: Clearwater Beach
Contact: www.SugarSandFestival.com or (727) 449-1036
Description: Sunsets at Pier 60 Daily Festival and the City of Clearwater announce the 3rd Annual Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival to be April 17-26, 2015. The event is held on Clearwater Beach, south of Pier 60, and is a featured event of Fun ‘n Sun Clearwater. Stay tuned for more information!
Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival
February 21 - 22, 2015
Location: Coachman Park, 301 Drew Street
Contact: www.ClearwaterSeaBlues.com or call 727-562-4700
The Ninth Annual Clearwater Sea-Blues Seafood and Blues Festival will take place February 21-22, 2015. This free event celebrates seafood and blues-inspired music. Headlining Saturday, February 21 is Amos Lee with his folk/soul/jazz/rock-infused style. On Saturday, blues artist Otis Taylor, known for his ability to play multiple instruments, will also be performing along with singer and songwriter, Jarekus Singleton, Sena Ehrhardt and The Flood Brothers. On Sunday, Robert Randolph and the Family Band will headline, known for their American funk and soul sound. Sunday’s artists include blues/jazz/rock guitarist Robben Ford, who has collaborated with Miles Davis among many others. Along with great blues music, festival-goers can feast on some of the region’s best seafood dishes throughout the weekend.
Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training
February to April, 2015
Location: Bright House Field, 601 N. Old Coachman Road, Clearwater
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 Beach Uncorked - February 7 - 8
February 7 - 8, 2015
Location: Clearwater Beach in front of Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach
Description: Enjoy deliciously decadent days, on February 7 - 8, as Clearwater Beach is transformed into an epicurean oasis for food and wine fans and connoisseurs. The City of Clearwater and the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa host the 3rd annual Clearwater Beach Uncorked beachside food & wine adventure. Nationally acclaimed chefs will whisk, whip and wow guests alongside the areas great local chefs, winemakers, spirits producers, and culinary experts.