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 Sea-Blues Festival
February 19 - 21, 2016
Location: Coachman Park, 301 Drew Street
www.ClearwaterSeaBlues.com or call 727-562-4700
Presented in Coachman Park, this yearly festival has become one of Clearwater’s most beloved signature events, and appeals to thousands of visitors during February each year. After a record-breaking 2015 festival weekend, we cannot wait to see everyone again in 2016 for Florida’s freshest seafood and blues festival!
Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training
February to March, 2016
Location: Bright House Field, 601 N. Old Coachman Road, Clearwater
The Philadelphia Phillies enjoyed their Spring Training time in Clearwater for the 71st year in 2016. Make sure to join your team at Bright House Field, but also in enjoying all that Clearwater has to offer!
Nacra 17, 49er & 49erFX World Championships
February 7 - 14, 2016
Location: Clearwater Community Sailing Center
From February 7-14, Clearwater is bringing together the world’s best athletes to compete in the fastest two-person boats to be used at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The 2016 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships will showcase high-performance Olympic sailing at its best. Visitors will enjoy resting on sugar sand beaches while watching Rio-bound athletes in action.
Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival
April 15 - 24, 2016
Location: Clearwater Beach
www.SugarSandFestival.com or (727) 449-1036
Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival is a ten-day beach wide celebration that pays tribute to Tampa Bay’s two most valuable assets, our sugar sands and sunsets! The Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival consists of a variety of activities for all ages including a children’s play area, street performers, artisans and crafters, live entertainment, fireworks, sand sculpting classes, speed sand demonstrations, master sand sculpting competition, and the main attraction, The Sugar Sand Walk Exhibit. 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. April 15th -24th, 2016.