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
Saturday, October 20, 2018 – Sunday, October 21, 2018

Celebrate the cooler weather in our Bay area with all of your favorites: seafood, beer, friends & family! Come out to Edgewater Park on October 20 between 12pm – 10pm and on October 21 between 12pm – 8pm, 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 25, 2018 — Sunday, October 28, 2018

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 25 - 28. 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 Clearwater Beach Uncorked

clearwater beach uncorked
Saturday, November 3, 2018 – Sunday, November 4, 2018

At this popular 2-day event, foodies and wine lovers flock together 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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5 RibFest

Friday, November 9, 2018 — Sunday, November 11, 2018

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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6 Sponge Docks Seafood Festival

Sponge Docks Seafood Festival
Friday, November 10, 2017 – Sunday, November 11, 2018

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

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Participating Restaurants in the Clearwater Beach Area
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Phone: 727-447-7600

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Dunedin Stone Crab Festival

City: Dunedin

Address
51 Main Street
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Phone: 727-451-9214

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Clearwater Beach Uncorked

City: Clearwater Beach

Address
100 Coronado Dr
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Phone: 727-280-9500

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