Local Events

Here is a small selection of local events for you to enjoy:

Sanding Ovations

November 14th-18th

Treasure Island, Florida’s sand sculpture capital, hosts 10th Annual Sanding Ovations Masters Cup. All it takes is several tons of sand, plenty of water, and lots of imagination to build a masterpiece.Event details


Clearwater Jazz Festival

November 16th-18th

Spread out over five venues, the 28th annual Suncoast Jazz Festival will run Friday through Sunday, Nov. 16-18, and will showcase some of the best professional jazz musicians from all over the United States as well as aspiring young musicians from the community. Event details


Pinellas County Florida Botanical Gardens and Heritage Village
The Florida Botanical Gardens inspires and educates visitors by showcasing flora, fauna, and natural resources in motivational surroundings that promote environmentally friendly techniques. Step right next door to Heritage Village which has many historic buildings and reenactments fro the whole family.

Bring the family and spend the day. The Gardens and Heritage Village are open almost every day of the year and admission is free!

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Clearwater Marine Aquarium
See Winter and Hope, our local stars from “A Dolphin Tale” movie! You can wonder the Aquarium or take part in the many activities learning about our wild life and our wildlife rescue. There is even a boat tour! Sharks, turtles, dolphins and otters…what more can you ask for. Great fun for the whole family! Also check out their LIVE web cam of Winter and Hope.

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Busch Gardens
Head to Busch Gardens for some great thrill rides and animal experiences.

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Tampa Lowry Park Zoo
The most popular zoo in the Southeastern U.S. with over 1 million visitors annually. 56 acres of naturalistic animal exhibits in a lush, tropical garden setting. The Zoo offers popular educational programming, fun recreational amenities, up-close animal encounters and engaging seasonal events for which it has won accolades as one of the country’s most family-friendly zoos. Also, there NEW RIDE Roaring Springs is opening soon!

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