Events for Clearwater Beach and the Tampa Bay Area

Events for Clearwater Beach and the Tampa Bay Area

2017 Clearwater Beach and Tampa Bay Area Clearwater Beach needs very little help to be interesting. It has been rated the number one beach in America and Florida many times over. It has a fantastic combination of perfect, soft white sand, turquoise waters, attractions, and activities. It is ideal for both relaxation or excitement, whichever […]

Mardi Gras Lights Up Dunedin, Florida

Mardi Gras Lights Up Dunedin, Florida

Florida loves parties and Mardi Gras is a perfect excuse. On that famous Fat Tuesday, every year, the streets of Dunedin, Florida become a beloved spot for thousands of people to gather and celebrate this peculiar holiday. Like many other raucous and wild holidays, Mardi Gras, also known as Carnival, is associated with a religious […]

The Joys of the Treasure Island Kite Festival

The Joys of the Treasure Island Kite Festival

It was my pleasure to visit the Treasure Island Kite Festival and Sport Kite Competition again this year. Of all the many, many festivals we have in the Tampa Bay area, this kite festival is one of the most interesting, and certainly the most colorful. Perhaps the reason is it so captivating is how much […]

Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival Strikes Again!

Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival Strikes Again!

Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival 2016 The Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival at Clearwater Beach was just as much fun as ever. This event brings a lot of additional attractions to the Pier 60 area of the beach, making it an even larger attraction that usual. Pier 60 holds a nightly sunset festival where vendors […]

Discovering Egmont Key All Over Again

Discovering Egmont Key All Over Again

A long time ago, in a land right under your feet, a river ran to the sea. As the eons passed, the shoreline moved and the seas rose and fell. Today at the mouth of that ancient river-that-no-longer-runs is an island known as Egmont Key. Formed by the ancient lay of land, it differs from […]

Chowder Challenge Hits the Spot

Chowder Challenge Hits the Spot

Chowder Anticipation We were waiting for the Pass A Grille Chowder Challenge long before it appeared on the 2015 calendar of events. This was a hit with us last year and we ready to go back. How many events have the best restaurants in the area all cooking to impress you? Last year’s event was […]

Pirate Day Fun and Warfare

Pirate Day Fun and Warfare

John Levique Pirate Days at John’s Pass Happy Return of Piracy Pirate days returned to John’s Pass in Madeira Beach, Florida May 8th through the 10th. The pirate festival has become a well-known excuse to visit the already popular tourist destination of John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk. The site is a well-known favorite for locals […]