Be sure to book your vacation during one of these fun and exciting events.
January Treasure Island Sport Kite Competition
February Florida Motorcycle Expo
February Clearwater Sea Blues Festival
March MLB Spring Training
April Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival
April Tampa Bay Blues Festival
May Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week
June, July, August Summer vacation fun
September Clearwater Super Boat National Championships
September Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week
September Jose Cuervo World Volley Championships
October Clearwater Beach Chalk Art Festival
October John's Pass Seafood Festival
October Clearwater Jazz Holiday Music Festival
December Outback Bowl Beach Day
December Holiday Lights in the Garden
Nearby Tampa Bay Lighting Hockey Games
Nearby Tampa Bay Buccaneers Football Games
Clearwater Beach is one of the most popular retreats on Florida's Gulf Coast, perfectly suited for an action-packed holiday or a relaxing beach getaway. Here’s a handy list of things to do to help you find out if it’s the perfect fit for your next vacation.
Visit the famous Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Take a short drive (45 mins) to Busch Gardens in Tampa, one of Florida's best theme parks
Deep sea fishing charters
Water sports rentals (jet ski, parasailing, paddle boarding etc.)
Museums and historical sites
Take the ferry to Caladesi Island
Enjoy a multitude of dining options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
In addition to its TripAdvisor accolades, Clearwater Beach was also named one of the top 25 Beaches in the world in 2021 by Travel and Leisure magazine. Clearwater Beach is lauded for its gorgeous white sand and sparkling waters, not to mention beachside fun for all ages, from kid-friendly water sports and cruises to dining and dancing hot spots. Area favorites include the Wave at Shephard's Beach Resort, a two-level nightclub; Frenchy's Rockaway Grill, a beachfront favorite with live music; and, across the parking lot, the Palm Pavilion Beachside Grill & Bar, which also offers stunning beach views.
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