Food and Music Festivals

Put on your flip-flops and head to where food tastes best--at a festival in the sunshine!

A laid-back atmosphere + Gulf breezes + all the food you ever wanted to savor: yep, no one does food festivals like St. Pete/Clearwater. From the family-friendly John's Pass Village and Boardwalk to the glittering Clearwater Beach, you can try everything from 5-star dishes to plates of down-home BBQ. Check out these top annual food festivals worth planning a trip around.

1 Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week

Monday, May 11, 2015 – Friday, May 22, 2015

As the spring weather warms up, make your way to Clearwater Beach to enjoy tasting events and special prix fixe prices at top local restaurants during Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week. Each May, locals and visitors flock to beautiful Clearwater Beach to taste the best of the area's food and drink, from casual cuisine to fine dining, top wines to craft beers.

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2 John's Pass Seafood Festival

Thursday, October 27, 2016 – Sunday, October 30, 2016

The annual John’s Pass Seafood Festival and Arts and Crafts Show is a two-day event showcasing some of the best fresh, local seafood in Florida. Held in October, this weekend of food, music and fun is ideal for the whole family. Celebrating the community’s humble beginnings as a fishing village, events include a fishing expo and fish cutting competition. The modern day John's Pass Village & Boardwalk has come a long way and so has this event, which also features an arts and crafts show with local and regional artists, a Haunted House and children’s Halloween costume contest, live music, street dance and a children’s area.

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3 Clearwater Beach Uncorked

Saturday, February 6, 2016 – Sunday, February 7, 2016

At this popular 2-day February event, foodies and wine lovers converge at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Hotel & Spa to enjoy a gastronomic adventure against the backdrop of award-winning Clearwater Beach. Featuring some of the area's top chefs, winemakers and culinary experts, Clearwater Beach Uncorked is a great getaway idea for food and wine fans.

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4 RibFest

Friday, November 13, 2015 — Sunday, November 15, 2015

This three-day charity fundraiser features award-winning barbecue “ribbers” from around the country and the world, some from as far away as Australia. It's not all about food though. Classic rock, southern and country musicians jam out on two stages all weekend long.

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2John's Pass Seafood Festival

City: Madeira Beach

150 John's Pass Boardwalk
Madeira Beach, FL 33708

Phone: 727-322-5217

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3Clearwater Beach Uncorked

City: Clearwater Beach

301 S. Gulfview Blvd.
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

Phone: 727-373-1234

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