The diverse community of our area means lots of special events and festivals. From sports events to seafood to chalk art festivals, there is always something interesting happening here on the sunny gulf coast!

Epiphany Celebration

Held in January in Tarpon Springs.
Location: 36 N Pinellas Ave Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Phone: 727-937-3540

East-West Shrine Game

The East-West Shrine Game was the nation’s first college all-star football game. The game is driven by the desire to support Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Location: One Tropicana Drive St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Phone: 813-281-8686

Clearwater Sea Blues Festival

February is the annual Clearwater Sea-Blues Music Festival! Head down to Coachman Park for two days surrounded by the finest Seafood Clearwater has to offer while enjoying Blues music from International Recording Acts!
Location: 301 Drew St. Clearwater, FL 33755
Phone: (727) 562-4700

Valspar Championship Golf Tournament

PGA Golf in March
Location: Belcher Rd & E Klosterman Rd Palm Harbor, FL 34683

Firestone Grand Prix

The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is a Verizon IndyCar Series race held in St. Petersburg, Florida in March.
Location: 1 Beach Dr SE #42, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 898-4639

Bloom N Art N Chalk Fest

Watch local, national and international artists create sidewalk art.
Location: Downtown Safety Harbor, FL
Phone: 813-495-5757

Dunedin Highland Games

The Games and Festivals serve to entertain the public while informing them of the Scottish culture.
Location: Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin, FL 34698

Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival

Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival is a ten-day beach wide celebration that pays tribute to Tampa Bay`s two most valuable assets, our sugar sands and sunsets!
Location: Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, FL
Phone: 727-449-1036

Mainsail Art Festival

As a premier cultural event on St. Petersburg’s outdoor calendar, over 100,000 visitors from near and far come to enjoy and purchase quality art and enjoy top name entertainment.
Location: Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, Florida

Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week

The 2 week-long culinary celebration offers ‘foodies’ an opportunity to experience top-notch dining or casual cuisine, at all your favorite hot spots.
Location: Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, FL

Taste of Pinellas

Taste of Pinellas is an annual food and music festival for the whole family, held at Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg Florida.
Location: Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg, FL

Pride Weekend

Enjoy a day of live performances and entertainment, community booths, art and fantastic food in paradise.
Location: Grand Central District 2800 - 2200 Central Ave St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Baddest BBQ on the Bone

This 3 day waterfront festival is jam packed with world class, award winning BBQ, a fishing tournament that pays out $50,000 boats, arts & craft vendors, live music, pig races, kids fishing rodeo and more.
Location: Madeira Beach, FL

St Pete Indie Market

St. Pete Indie Market is a monthly makers faire showcasing the best of all things indie, located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, FL
Location: Downtown St. Petersburg, FL

Second Saturday Art Walk

Meet the artists and gallery owners during this casual, festive evening as over 40 studios and galleries in the five Art Districts come together as one arts destination.
Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Tuesday Fresh Market

The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market is a year-round open-air market held in Gulfport`s Waterfront District on Beach Blvd. below 28th Ave. South.
Location: 3000 Beach Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707

Clearwater Super Boat Races

Offshore boat racing
Location: 301 Drew St. Clearwater, FL

Clearwater Jazz Holiday

The Clearwater Jazz Holiday is a four-day and four-night, world-class, live, music festival, enjoyed by over 35,000 people the third week of every October.
Location: Coachman Park, Clearwater, FL

John`s Pass Seafood Festival

Yearly seafood festival
Location: 12901 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708

Saturday Morning Market

While actual farmers, great food, interesting crafts and lively music are all wonderful elements of the market, this spirit of community is what really defines the market experience.
Location: 350 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Clearwater Chalk Art Festival

This event is a collaboration of our Beach Walk Chalk Walk committee and community minded art lovers.
Location: Clearwater, FL

Safety Harbor Wine Festival

Enjoy an exciting night filled with wine from all over the world, live entertainment on multiple stages, great food, arts, crafts, and much more.
Location: Main Street, Safety Harbor, FL

International Folk Fair

Member groups highlight the culture, ethnic crafts, foods, and entertainment from their respective cultures.
Location: 330 5th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Art Harvest

As the largest autumn art show in the Tampa Bay area, artists and patrons of the arts have found this event to be an enjoyable and successful weekend affair.
Location: Highlander Park, Dunedin, FL

Tarpon Springs Seafood Festival

Featuring art and craft shows, live music, local seafood and more.
Location: 828 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

First Night

The mission of First Night is to broaden and deepen the public’s appreciation for the visual and performing and literary arts through an innovative, diverse and high quality program on New Year’s Eve.
Location: Beach Dr NE & 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701


This family-friendly event is free to the public and features an ice slide, a snow play area where it snows every 15 minutes, and a snowman building area, giving Florida residents the chance to enjoy a “snowy” December evening.
Location: 940 7th St S. Safety Harbor, FL

Holiday Lights in the Garden

Holiday Lights in the Gardens every evening. The tradition array of light-lines paths with nightly free entertainment and visits from Santa Claus.
Location: Florida Botanical Gardens, Largo, FL

St Petersburg Bowl

The St. Petersburg Bowl is an NCAA-sanctioned post-season college football bowl game that has been played annually at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL.
Location: Tropicana Field, St Petersburg, FL

Outback Bowl Beach Day

The Outback Bowl is a college football game that is typically played on New Year`s Day featuring teams from the SEC and Big Ten Conference. The game is a culmination of a week-long schedule of events throughout the Tampa Bay.
Location: Raymond James Stadium - Tampa, FL