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.

    • 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.

    • Art in the Parks

      Every third Saturday of the Month
      Location: Station Square Park, 612 Cleveland Street
      Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      Contact:

      ​www.clearwaterarts.com


      Description:

      Celebrate the arts in downtown Clearwater’s Cleveland Street District this summer starting this month when the Clearwater Center for the Arts presents Art in the Park - a monthly event that will feature art, live music and artisan food every third Saturday through September. The June 20th Art in the Park event is the first in this year’s series. Future dates include July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    • Bright House 2015 Clearwater Super Boat National Championship & Festival

      September 25 - September 27, 2015
      Location: Downtown Clearwater, Coachman Park and Clearwater Beach
      Time: Various activities over the three days, racing on Sunday
      Contact:

      www.clearwatersuperboat.com or (727) 593-5536


      Description:

      This offshore powerboat race will feature some of the fastest powerboats in the world competing for the title of National Champion. The boats will race from Pier 60 north for about a half mile and back, doing laps around the loop. The race is free and open to the public.

    • Clearwater Jazz Holiday

      October 15 - 18, 2015
      Location: Coachman Park
      Time: Afternoons and evenings
      Contact:

      www.ClearwaterJazz.com or (727) 461-5200


      Description:

      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
      Contact:

      www.clearwaterbeachchalkwalk.com


      Description:

      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.