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 Threshers Baseball
April – September, 2012
Location: Bright House Field, 601 N. Old Coachman Road
Contact: www.threshersbaseball.com or 727-441-8638
Description: Minor league baseball.
2013 BIG EAST Baseball Championship
May 22 - 26, 2013
Location: Bright House Field, 601 N. Old Coachman Road, Clearwater
Description: Watch the top eight college baseball teams compete at the exciting 2013 BIG EAST Conference Baseball Championship. The competition will be played May 22-26 (Thursday through Sunday) and the winner of the BIG EAST Championship receives the conferences automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.
Clearwater Celebrates America
July 4, 2013
Location: Coachman Park
Time: 4p.m. onwards
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.