Food 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

clearwater beach restaurant week
Friday, September 14, 2018 – Sunday, September 23, 2018

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 Dunedin Stone Crab Festival

Dunedin Stone Crab Festival
Friday, October 18, 2019 – Saturday, October 19, 2019

Celebrate the cooler weather in our Bay area with all of your favorites: seafood, beer, friends & family! Come out to Edgewater Park on Friday, October 18 between 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. and on Saturday, October 19 between 12 p.m. – 10 p.m., to enjoy local favorites including shrimp, grouper, hot dogs, pizza, and of course, crabs! They'll also be serving up a great selection of craft beer & wine.  

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3 John's Pass Seafood Festival

Thursday, October 18, 2019 — Sunday, October 20, 2019

Whether it’s stone crab claws or steamy seafood paella that gets your taste buds tingling, you’ll find it all at the Annual John's Pass Seafood & Music Festival in Madeira Beach happening October 18 - 20. One of the largest seafood festivals in the U.S., you'll sample dishes from a Chef Showdown while rocking out to the sounds of Florida’s favorite bands as they take stage at this four-day event.

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4 Savor St. Pete

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Saturday, November 2, 2019 – Sunday, November 3, 2019

Savor St. Pete is an exciting two-day celebration of food, wine and craft beer in the downtown St. Pete waterfront. The festival will take place at North Straub Park, a popular spot for amazing waterfront views and amazing events. Savor St. Pete delivers a palate-pleasing, star-studded weekend destination event showcasing the talents of renowned wine & spirits producers, brew masters, chefs, and culinary personalities to educate, entice, enlighten, and entertain.

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5 Sponge Docks Seafood Festival

Sponge Docks Seafood Festival
Friday, November 13, 2020 – Sunday, November 15, 2020

This event is a 'can't miss' with plenty of tasty choices to please everyone's palate! Enjoy live music all weekend, tons of local seafood, an arts and crafts show, and more! It all goes down along Dodecanese Blvd with a food court provided at 615 Hope St. 

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Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week

City: Clearwater Beach

Participating Restaurants in the Clearwater Beach Area

Phone: 727-447-7600

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Dunedin Stone Crab Festival

City: Dunedin

51 Main Street

Phone: 727-451-9214

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