Press Releases

Please click on the links below to view all of our most recent press releases and news from the City of Clearwater.

Plan to make Clearwater Beach #1 Ocean Friendly Beach

Release Date: October 22, 2018

Nicholas the Dolphin Predicts Rams as Super Bowl Champs

Release Date: February 1, 2019

Ground Transportation & Short-Term Lot Closure

Release Date: February 7, 2019

2019 Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival Online Tickets On Sale

Release Date: January 31, 2019

Special Live Exhibit – Birds of Prey

Release Date: January 15, 2019

Two Endangered Sea Turtles, Suspected Boat Strike Survivors, Go Home for the Holidays

Release Date: November 13, 2018

Sip. Savor. Repeat. at Seventh Annual Clearwater Beach Uncorked Food & Wine Festival

Release Date: September 6, 2018

Six Reasons why Clearwater Beach was named America’s #1 Beach

Release Date: February 22, 2018

Clearwater Beach ranked #1 in U.S.

Release Date: February 21, 2018

Winter and Hope Surprise Young Amputee for Her Birthday

Release Date: October 9, 2017

Cooter’s 24th Annual Crabfest


Two Artists Announced for the 2017 Hispanic Heritage Concert

Release Date: 08/24/2017

The 2017 Clearwater Super Boat National Championship Festival Presented by Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater Races into Clearwater

Release Date: 09/20/2017

Threatened Loggerhead Sea Turtle ‘Toot’ will Crawl to Ocean at Clearwater Beach

Release Date: 09/20/2017

The City of Clearwater, Fla. Announces Super Boat National Championship & Seafood Festival

Release Date: June 27, 2016

The City of Clearwater, Fla. Announces Sports Packed 2016 Calendar

Release Date: May 26, 2016

Sea Turtles Awareness Day Draws Attention To The City of Clearwater, Fla. Sustainable Tourism

Release Date: April 25, 2016

Clearwater Beach Kicks off Restaurant week with Taste Test Event

Release Date: April 22, 2016

Clearwater Marine Aquarium to Expand With a Mission For Rehabilitating Additional Wildlife

Release Date: April 19, 2016

Opal Sands Resort – New Luxury Hotel Opening in Clearwater Beach, Florida in 2016

Release Date: April 18, 2016

1,000 Tons of Clearwater Beach’s Sugar White Sand Carved into America’s Greatest Music Hits

Release Date: March 15, 2016

Clearwater Beach Named Winner in 2016 TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards for Beaches

Release Date: February 18, 2016

Clearwater Loves #TruckDay! Phillies Equipment Truck to Arrive on Valentine’s day

Release Date: February 12, 2016

The City of Clearwater, Fla. Brings Grammy Beats and Gourmet Treats To It’s February Festivals

Release Date: February 02, 2016

The City of Clearwater, Fla. Announces Annual Uncorked and Sea-Blues Festivals

Release Date: January 25, 2016

The City of Clearwater, Fla. Sees Significant Growth in Tourism and Increase in Hotel Rooms to Meet

Release Date: December 23, 2015

Clearwater, Florida Announces Beach Day for the 30th Anniversary Outback Bowl

Release Date: December 14, 2015

The City of Clearwater, Fla. Gears Up for Holiday Festivities

Release Date: November 05, 2015

The City of Clearwater, Fla. and MAXIMA Announce 10th Anniversary Hispanic Heritage Concert

Release Date: September 03, 2015

St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport Breaks Passenger Record and Adds New Non-Stop Routes

Release Date: August 24, 2015

The City of Clearwater, Fla. Announces Artist Lineup for the 36th Annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday

Release Date: August 11, 2015

Clearwater, Florida Announces Centennial Social Media Campaign #Clearwater100

Release Date: June 17, 2015

The City of Clearwater, Florida Announces Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Release Date: May 12, 2015

The City of Clearwater, Florida Announces Centennial Celebrations

Release Date: April 08, 2015

Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival Announces “Sugar Sand Tales” Theme

Release Date: February 18, 2015

Phillies Open Ticket Sales for the 69th Season of Spring Training in Clearwater, Florida

Release Date: February 17, 2015

Clearwater Beach Hosts Clearwater North Americans Sailing Event Feb 5 – 8

Release Date: February 02, 2015

“Winter goes to Washington” – Warmly Welcomed by Congressman David Jolly

Release Date: January 27, 2015

Palm Pavilion Inn Renovation Complete

Release Date: January 25, 2015

Amos Lee and Robert Randolph & The Family Band Headline Clearwater’s Free Annual Sea-Blues Festival

Release Date: January 21, 2015

Clearwater, Florida Commits to Tourism Growth and Economic Development

Release Date: May 20, 2014

Clearwater, Florida Announces Packed Spring 2014 Event Calendar

Release Date: March 10, 2014

Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival:“Beachwalk of Fame”Celebrates Iconic Movies& Clearwater’s Iconic Beaches

Release Date: March 06, 2014

Vintage Trouble and Robert Cray Band Headline Clearwater’s Free Annual Sea-Blues Festival

Release Date: January 28, 2014

Clearwater, Florida Announces Outback Bowl Beach Day

Release Date: December 09, 2013

Clearwater, Florida Announces Dolphin Tale 2 to Begin Filming this Fall

Release Date: September 10, 2013

Original Hooters to Host World Wing-Eating Championship

Release Date: July 23, 2013

Artist Lineup Announced for the 34th Clearwater Jazz Holiday

Release Date: July 10, 2013

The ‘fastest show on water’ races to Clearwater Beach on September 27-29, 2013

Release Date: June 27, 2013

Bright House Clearwater Celebrates America Set to Light the Skies on July 4, 2013 Announcing the Tam

Release Date: June 19, 2013

Bright House Clearwater Celebrates America Set to Light the Skies on July 4, 2013

Release Date: May 29, 2013

Clearwater Beach Celebrates Restaurant Week with Kick-Off Event

Release Date: April 17, 2013

New Festival Celebrates Clearwater’s Famous “Sugar Sands”

Release Date: March 21, 2013

Clearwater Launches Turn off the Cold and Switch on Spring Sweepstakes

Release Date: February 26, 2013

USA Today Names Clearwater Beach the “Best Beach Town in Florida”

Release Date: January 25, 2013

Phillies Open Ticket Sales for the 67th Season of Spring Training in Clearwater, Florida

Release Date: January 10, 2013

Five-Time Grammy Nominated Kenny Wayne Shepherd Headlines Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival

Release Date: December 11, 2012

Clearwater, Fla Launches Online Outback Bowl Promotion

Release Date: December 10, 2012

Clearwater’s Beach to Host First Ever Chalk Art Festival October 26 – 28, 2012

Release Date: October 04, 2012

Major New Investments to Boost Tourism Industry in Clearwater, Florida

Release Date: September 17, 2012

BoatUS Awards Clearwater 2010 Recreational Boating Access Award

Release Date: August 02, 2012

Clearwater’s Dolphin Pod Welcomes the Republican National Convention

Release Date: July 25, 2012

Clearwater Announces Summer Openings

Release Date: July 05, 2012

Clearwater Introduces Coastie the Guide Dog Puppy-in-Training

Release Date: May 29, 2012

Bonnie Raitt to Headline 33rd Clearwater Jazz Holiday

Release Date: March 19, 2012

Iconic Phillie Phanatic Received Key to the City of Clearwater, Fla

Release Date: March 05, 2012

Original Hooters Reopens in Clearwater, Florida

Release Date: February 13, 2012

Star of NBC’s The Voice to Perform at Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival

Release Date: January 30, 2012

Clearwater Newly Designated a Coast Guard City

Release Date: January 25, 2012

Clearwater Outback Bowl Beach Day Celebration December 30th

Release Date: December 27, 2011

Allegiant Celebrates Inaguaral Flight Between Niagara Falls and Clearwater

Release Date: December 16, 2011

Clearwater Marine Aquarium Opens Winter’s Dolphin Tale Adventure in Clearwater, Florida

Release Date: December 15, 2011

Home of Movie Star ‘Winter the Dolphin’ to Feature Major Jazz Event

Release Date: October 04, 2011

Sets from Dolphin Tale Can be Seen in Clearwater, Fla

Release Date: September 12, 2011

Record Breaking Attendance at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Release Date: August 02, 2011

The City of Clearwater Shows Strong Growth as International Tourist Destination

Release Date: July 25, 2011

Clearwater Marine Aquarium to Break Ground on $12 Million Dollar Expansion

Release Date: June 09, 2011

Clearwater’s Palm Pavilion Celebrates 85 Years on the Beach

Release Date: June 07, 2011

Clearwater, Florida Announces Completion of Pinellas Trail, Welcoming the Active Traveler

Release Date: May 26, 2011

Key Tourism Partners from Clearwater, Florida to Visit Major Source Markets

Release Date: March 11, 2011

Phillies Baseball to Return to Clearwater, Florida for Spring Training

Release Date: February 02, 2011

Clearwater Hosting Outback Bowl Beach Day Celebration December 30th

Release Date: December 16, 2010

Volunteers Needed for Biggest Florida Beach Walk and Photo Fest Ever

Release Date: November 04, 2010

Clearwater Jazz Holiday Event Attracts Jazz World Greats and Fans

Release Date: October 04, 2010

Clearwater to Celebrate Spring with Annual Fun ‘n Sun Festival

Release Date: March 30, 2010