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Top 5 Free things to do around Clearwater

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Top 5 Free Fun Things To Do around Clearwater

Kristen Lopez

Born and raised in Clearwater, I pride myself on having expert knowledge of the local Real Estate Market. I received my Bachelors degree from St...

Born and raised in Clearwater, I pride myself on having expert knowledge of the local Real Estate Market. I received my Bachelors degree from St...

Jan 3 4 minutes read

The holidays are over, all the Christmas decorations have been put away and New Years Resolutions are abound! If you're anything like me and stuck in between missing the hustle and bustle of the holidays and having something to do every weekend and wondering what to do now that the holidays are over and everyone is back to the grind, here are a few fun things to do  around Tampa Bay area you should know about, 

and the best part they are free!

1. Seminole Hard Rock Gasparilla Pirate Fest

To celebrate their capture of the City of Tampa, the Captain and his Krewe share their wealth – glittering beads, treasures and doubloons – with a lively, enthusiastic crowd all along the 4.5 -mile parade route. Click here for more info!

2. Fire Stone Grand Prix of St. Pete

 Downtown St. Pete is converted into an IndyCar racetrack for three heart racing days when the Firestone Grand Prix comes to the area!

Watch drivers race at speeds over 170 mph on a 14-turn course through the streets of downtown St. Petersburg, that winds through the Duke Energy Center for the Arts - Mahaffey Theater, the Dali Museum and the runways of Albert Whitted Airport, that overlooks the breathtaking city waterfront.

You can watch for free along the streets of downtown St. Pete or if you have a greater need for speed tickets can be purchased to get up close and personal with the cars and for a more family-friendly experience with interactive games, food and chances to meet the drivers themselves! 


3. Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival

Enjoy a fun day with the family walking the sugar white sands of Clearwater beach and enjoy FREE activities for all ages, including a children’s play area, street performers, artisans and crafters, live entertainment, fireworks, sand sculpting classes, speed sand demonstrations, and the master sand sculpting competition. Tickets to view the Sand sculpture exhibit can also be purchased. 


4. Dunedin Seafood Festival

Come celebrate and enjoy some of Dunedin's local favorite seafoods and craft beers. This pet and family friendly event takes place Friends  along the picturesque waterfront park by the marina in downtown Dunedin. Make sure and bring your appetite and stroll through the park listening to live music, sample various seafood delights and craft beers this town has to offer!  You can also venture off onto Main St. and do some shopping or sit down and enjoy a cocktail at one of the local bars or restaurants. Downtown Dunedin is a hidden gem with no shortage of fun things to do year- round! 


5. Clearwater Beach Super Boat Races

This is one sure not to miss!  You can  watch this spectacular event, by land, air or sea! Grab your friends and head to Clearwater Beach for this 3 day thrill seekers event! Clearwater beaches famous sugar white sands are packed full of action and adrenaline pumping excitement as you watch these super boats race along a 2.5 mile water course. You can also purchase VIP passes for watch parties at sponsoring hotels and restaurants. 


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