Festivals & Events

Clearwater Celebrates America on July 4th

A long-standing tradition, Clearwater Celebrates America will be held in waterfront Coachman Park on Wednesday, July 4th. An evening concert will showcase patriot music and is a warm-up to a fireworks display, starting at 9:30 p.m., which is reputed to be one of the Tampa Bay area’s largest, if not best, events. The park, overlooking…

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Bird of Paradise, Florida Botanical Garden, Largo, FL

Gardens & Flowers Have a Way of Bringing People Together

As Clare Ansberry once wrote, “Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes.” And in Pinellas County in Largo where the Florida Botanical Garden is situated, it also brings visitors out of their hotels, condos and campgrounds and off of the beaches to reflect on its natural beauty.…

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Vroom Vroom – We’re Talking Power Boats

The final weekend of September and the start of October bring offshore racing fans to downtown Clearwater for pre-race activities and then out to Clearwater Beach for the big event, the 9th Annual Super Boat National/Florida Championship. From 12:00 noon on Friday to 10:00 p.m., downtown Coachman Park on the waterfront is transformed into Race…

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Jazz Holiday and Stone Crabs Converge in 2017

Most years, the opening of stone crab season precedes the annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday. This year is unusual as both events will occur at the same time – the third weekend in October. Both are long-standing traditions. While the jazz festival is no longer free and serves up a line-up of entertainment beyond it’s namesake style,…

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Sunset Cinema Presents…

The venue for this free outdoor movie held at sunsets each weekend is Pier 60 Park in the center of the island of Clearwater Beach. Guests are invited to bring their blankets and low lawn chairs. It’s a great way to celebrate the end of a perfect day. To view of list of what’s playing…

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