Upcoming City Events
Bright House Clearwater Super Boat National Championship & Seafood Festival
Friday, September 30 – Sunday, October 2
Cleveland Street, Coachman Park, and Clearwater Beach
This offshore powerboat race will feature some of the fastest powerboats in the world competing for the title of National Champion. The boats will race from Pier 60 north for about a half mile and back, doing laps around the loop. The race, which is free and open to the public, will take place on October 2. VIP packages available for purchase.
A Taste of Clearwater 2016
Tuesday, October 18
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 409 Old Coachman Rd.
A Taste of Clearwater is a local tradition hosted by the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce. The evening will include food, drinks and entertainment from the greater Clearwater community. Admission TBD.
Clearwater Jazz Holiday
Thursday, October 13 – Sunday, October 16
Coachman Park, 301 Drew St.
The Clearwater Jazz Holiday features national and local performing acts. There will be food and drink concessions, exhibitors and Clearwater Jazz Holiday merchandise on sale. Coolers, food, drinks, pets, fireworks, tents, and canopies are not permitted. Tickets range from $16-$170.
Thursday, October 13th
4:30 p.m. Gates Open
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. – Bach to the Future Featuring The Silverman Brothers
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Commodores
8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. – Kool & The Gang
Friday, October 14th
4:00 p.m. Gates Open
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. – Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association Presents: Crescent City Dream Featuring Dwayne White
6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. – Flow Tribe
7:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Preservation Hall Jazz Band
9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. – Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
10:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Clearwater Jazz Holiday Official After-Party At The Capitol Theatre
Saturday, October 15th
2:00 p.m. Gates Open
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. – Show Biz Kids Steely Dan Tribute & Event Band
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Fred Johnson And The Michael Ross Quartet Featuring Cliff Downs
5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. – Brian Bromberg Full Circle Band
7:15 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. – The Mavericks
9:15 p.m. - 10:45 p.m. – Daryl Hall
10:45 p.m. – Fireworks Presented By HCA West Florida Pinellas County Hospitals
11:15 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. Clearwater Jazz Holiday Late Night Aboard The StarLite Majesty
Sunday, October 16th
1:30 p.m. Gates Open
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - REH / CJH Youth Jazz Band with Special Guest Brian Bromberg
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. – The Ries Brothers
5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. - The Lone Bellow
6:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Houndmouth
8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. - TBA - Stay Tuned!
** Schedule and Artists subject to change**
Monday, October 31
Bright House Field, 601 N. Old Coachman Rd. • 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
This free event is a safe community Halloween celebration, featuring many interactive areas for kids, including games, hayrides, a costume parade on the field, and plenty of candy.
Christmas Under the Oaks
Sunday, November 13
Coachman Park, 301 Drew St. • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$3.00 donation, kids under 12 free
No pets please
The GFWC North Pinellas Women’s Club presents the 40th annual Christmas Under the Oaks Arts & Crafts Show at beautiful, waterfront Coachman Park in Downtown Clearwater. Show proceeds benefit community scholarships, grants, and projects.
Festival of Trees
Friday, November 18 – Sunday, November 20
The Long Center, 1501 N. Belcher Rd.
Festival of Trees, has become renowned in the Tampa Bay area as a holiday
festival in a family-centered fantasyland, and a signature event supporting The Arc Tampa Bay Foundation. Discover over 125 exquisitely decorated Christmas trees, hundreds of wreaths and countless decorations created by local artists, businesses and community leaders, all perfect for holiday giving or keeping! Enjoy holiday music and songs, live entertainment and visits with Santa while strolling around. Get creative in Santa’s Children’s Village where little ones can create holiday crafts and special memories to take home. Admission TBD.
Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot Kick-off Party
Wednesday, November 23
Clearwater High School Stadium, 540 S. Hercules Ave. • 5–7:30 p.m.
This is the last opportunity to pre-register and pick up t-shirts before race day. Live music and food will help kick off this annual event. Official merchandise will be for sale. Free.
Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot
Thursday, November 24
Clearwater High School Stadium, 540 S. Hercules Ave. • 7 a.m.
The Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot is the largest running event in the Tampa Bay area. More than 17,000 runners participate. There’s a race for every skill level, including one for competitive runners, one for recreational runners, and one for walkers. Fee includes an event t-shirt. Top finisher for the competitive races will receive a trophy. Proceeds benefit local charities. Canned goods and non-perishable food will be collected in the stadium on race day and will be donated to the food pantry at Religious Community Services Inc.
Outback Bowl Beach Day
Friday, December 30
Hilton Clearwater Beach, 400 Mandalay Ave. • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Join the teams, their marching bands and cheerleaders as they enjoy the sun and beaches at the Hilton Clearwater Beach next to Pier 60. This fun day includes live music, skydivers, a tug-of-war and other contests from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
After Beach Day stick around for Sunsets at Pier 60 featuring artisans, music and more while you watch the sunset on the Gulf of Mexico.
Please Note: Event schedules and information are subject to change