Fall Events and Festivals

Every time of year is special in St. Pete/Clearwater but the fall season brings its own brand of magic with spectacular weather that simply makes you want to hang out with others and celebrate the best of what the area has to offer.

Fortunately, there's no shortage of occasions to do just that. Renowned music festivals, like the Clearwater Jazz Holiday, give you cause to tune out the hubbub of daily life and lend an ear to some of the world's most renowned musicians. And area villages, such as John's Pass, put their very best foot forward with to-drool-for festivals that remind you just how delicious the food and arts are here. Events like these add memorable highlights to what's sure to be an already unique vacation.

1 GeckoFest

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Explore the quirkiness of Gulfport at the annual Geckofest over Labor Day Weekend. Browse great art, listen to live music and check out some street performers along Beach Blvd.

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2 Oldsmar Oktoberfest

Friday, October 20, 2017 – Sunday, October 22, 2017

Walk through the doors of the Oktoberfest Village and be transported to a world of family fun, good times and good cheer! Authentic German food and beer will be served by friendly staff wearing traditional German attire!

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3 Clearwater Chalk Art Festival

Friday, October 20, 2017 – Sunday, October 22, 2017

Watch beautiful art come to live at the Clearwater Chalk Art Festival on Clearwater Beach! A kid zone, arts & crafts vendors and more will be on site over the three days. Bring the whole family for some fun in the sun!

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4 SHINE St. Pete Mural Festival

Thursday, October 5, 2017 – Saturday, October 14, 2017

This year's annual festival will showcase vibrant events and inspiring murals by artists from around the world, including Los Angeles, Ukraine and Miami. The new pieces will further enrich the city's public outdoor gallery, adding new styles-from colorful geometric patterns to delicately-rendered realism-all expertly painted on large walls and unexpected locations. 

 

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5 John's Pass Seafood & Music Festival

Thursday, October 26, 2017 – Sunday, October 29, 2017

Enjoy fresh gulf seafood, live music and more at this four day celebration in historic John's Pass Village on Madeira Beach. Festival highlights also include a Halloween Block Party with costume contests on Friday, the Battle of the Gulf Fishing Tournament on Saturday, and the World's Largest Bloody Mary Toast on Sunday morning. 

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1GeckoFest

City: Gulfport

Address
3129 Beach Blvd. S
FL

Phone: 727-322-5217

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2Upper Tampa Bay Oktoberfest

City: Oldsmar

Address
11225 Race Track Rd
FL

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3Clearwater Beach Chalk Art Festival

City: Clearwater Beach

Address
333 S. Gulfview Blvd.
FL

Phone: 727-447-7600

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4SHINE St. Pete Mural Festival

City: St. Petersburg

Address
Downtown St Pete
FL

Phone: 727-821-7391

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5John's Pass Seafood Festival

City: Madeira Beach

Address
12901 Gulf Blvd
FL

Phone: 727-322-5217

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