Events and Festivals in St. Pete Clearwater

Events and Festivals in St. Pete Clearwater

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Events & Festivals

There’s always something amazing happening here in St. Pete/Clearwater. From major annual festivals to concerts by national touring acts, the action is nonstop. Explore some of our best events, and start counting down the days till your next ultra-fun outing.

Editor’s note: Some events and festivals may adjust their dates, please check before planning travel.

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Art & Music Festivals

Come experience our epic celebrations of the arts. Take Clearwater Jazz Holiday, when internationally renowned musicians perform on the city’s waterfront each October. And the Tampa Bay Blues Festival, when an amazing lineup jams in St. Pete’s waterfront Vinoy Park, typically in April.

Make plans to attend the Mainsail Art Festival, one of the longest-running and most beloved art events in the area. In the fall, muralists from around the globe come to St. Pete for SHINE Mural Festival, a weeklong celebration, where participating artists transform bare walls into brilliant murals highlighting critical causes.

Offbeat Events

Then there are events celebrating St. Pete/Clearwater’s quirkier side. Held in St. Pete’s Williams Park, Localtopia brings together local artists and craftspeople as well as food trucks and musicians in a celebration of St. Pete’s hipper side. See how small artists’ enclave Gulfport sends off the summer each year with GeckoFest, an over-the-top street fest that usually happens over Labor Day Weekend (pro tip: don your most outlandish tie-dye or Aloha shirt). 

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