The City of Clearwater, Fla. Announces Sports Packed 2016 Calendar
May 26, 2016
New York, NY – May. 26, 2016 – The City of Clearwater, Fla. announces a colorful sports calendar ranging from kid and family activities to festivals that can be enjoyed by all. For example, in early October the Clearwater Super Boat National Championship & Seafood Festival will take place, providing fresh seafood and fun for all attendees. Thrill seekers can enjoy activities like jet skiing and skydiving, while sports fan enthusiasts can watch baseball teams like the Philadelphia Phillies and the Clearwater Threshers.
The Bright House Clearwater Super Boat National Championship & Seafood Festival will welcome visitors to three full days of family fun activities and some of the world’s fastest and largest powerboats. The championship, taking place from Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016 features a 2.5-mile race course located just off-shore from Clearwater’s award-winning beaches. Spectators can view the exciting action from the beach, Pier 60, various VIP viewing parties or from a boat viewing area in the middle of the track. Further details and ticketing information can be found at www.clearwatersuperboat.com
Clearwater is home to plentiful outdoor sports activites, including jet skiing and fishing. For an afternoon of thrilling adventure, kiteboarding promises riders an eventful time out on the Gulf waters. A combination of surfing, sailing, and skydiving, riders can travel up to 40 miles per hour and soar several stories high, providing a riveting afternoon of fun. For those who seek a water sport that is less intense, skim boarding is perfect for beginners.
Away from the crystal clear waters, Clearwater is a haven for many sports teams. Bright House Field has served as the spring training base for the Philadelphia Phillies since 2004, and dedicated fans have showed up year after year to celebrate the start of baseball season. Philadelphia Union fans have enjoyed competitive soccer matches at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex. Golf lovers will enjoy the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, which features 4 championship golf courses. One of America's most celebrated golf courses, Innisbrook is home to an annual PGA Tour championship and includes layouts that feature up to 70 feet of elevation change. Golfers of any age can enjoy taking up lessons on how to perfect their arm swing.
Families, couples, and solo travelers will enjoy ending an adventure filled day with a bike ride on the 38 mile long Pinellas Trail. Biking is one of the best ways to get around Clearwater and the trail provides greenspace for biking, walking, skating, and jogging.
Clearwater is an ideal destination for travelers of all ages and interests, occupying prime real estate along Florida’s stunning Gulf Coast. As a top, year round location for both leisure and business, Clearwater boasts an endless supply of sun, warm weather, great dining and shopping, along with extensive outdoor activities both on land and at sea. Clearwater Beach is consistently ranked among America’s most beautiful and the city is also home to a wide variety of sporting and music events, including Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training and the annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday.