VOLUME VIII                                      FLORIDA'S  SUNCOAST - MARCH, 2019                               NUMBER 3

Take me out to the ballgame
  It's Spring Training Time!

Take me out to the beach
It's Spring Break!

Welcome to March
on Florida's Suncoast!

The Bloom n Chalk Fest in Safety Harbor

 


It's Grapefruit League
Spring Training Time 2019

and we’ve got the information
for you right here!


The Teams!
 
The Schedule!


The Official Spring Training Guide!
 

How about Free
Rides to the games?

Website.

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Meet Winter and Hope, the stars of “Dolphins Tale”, the movies shot near Clearwater Beach. You'll find them both and their friends at Clearwater Marine Aquarium waiting to greet their fans. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater
727-441-1790. Website.

 

 
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3/14 - 3/16
Spring Break Festival at the Beaches
Gulf Beaches Rotary's annual Spring Break Festival and Carnival at Madeira Beach. Join us for 4 days of fun with amusement park rides, adventures in booths, entertainment with a battle of the bands, that tasty carnival food and more! Free Admission. Free Parking. Madeira Beach Recreation Complex, 200 Rex Pl, Madeira Beach. Website.

 

3/2 - 3/30
March Gladness, an Improv Show
Presented by The Box Theater at The Box Theater Improv Studio. Website.



WELCOME Spring Breakers!
Busch Gardens Photo Tour- much more than just hair raising rides and colorful shows!  Take the Tour.

 

 
3/8 - 3/10
Pow Wow Festival & Parade
Hosted by City of Seminole Recreation Department. Website.



3/9 & 3/10
Tarpon Springs Fine Art Show
Craig Park, 2 Beekman Lane,
Tarpon Springs

Website.


Park Free - Board  Free & Ride Free
to Clearwater Beach!

Effective March 1 through April 30, 2019: Park FREE and Board FREE at City Hall, Clearwater Beach Transit Center, and the Marina. PSTA Trolley and Jolley Trolley will run: approximately every 30 minutes, Monday - Thursday • 10am - 10pm and every 15 minutes. Friday, Saturday & Sunday • 10am – Midnight. Website.

 

 

MARCH at the Sunset Cinema on Clearwater Beach
Join us for Sunset Cinema our FREE outdoor movie theater under the stars. Sunset Cinema is great for family outings, date night, or just to get together with friends! Bring a blanket or low lying lawn chair! Popcorn and concessions available on-site.  Website.

What's showing in March?
1ST- SGT. STUBBY / PG
2ND- FOREVER MY GIRL / PG-13
8TH- INCREDIBLES 2 / PG
9TH- CRAZY RICH ASIANS/ PG-13
10TH- THE PARENT TRAP / PG

14TH- CHRISTOPHER ROBIN
15TH- A HOUSE WITH THE
     CLOCK IN THE WALLS / PG

16TH- THE LITTLE MERMAID (1989) - G
 22ND- RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET/ PG
23RD- LEGALLY BLONDE / NR
 29TH- BERNIE THE DOLPHIN / G
30TH- FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES
     OF GRINDELWALD/ PG-13
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The Suncoast is more than just America's most beautiful beaches -
there's so much to do and plenty to see when you next visit ....

 


Seaside Seabird Sanctuary

18328 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores
Website

Wall Springs Park
3725 DeSoto Blvd., Palm Harbor
Natural springs, boardwalk, observation tower.
Website


Historic Sponge Docks

Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon SpringsShops, restaurants, aquarium line this picturesque street.
Website

Fort De Soto Park
3500 Pinellas Bayway Tierra Verde
1,100 acres of beaches, camping, fishing, biking and views to die for!
Website


Find the Dolphins!

6' dolphin statues all over Pinellas County.
The Map!

Redington Long Pier
17490 Gulf Blvd, Reddington Shores. Take a stroll on this 1,000' fishing pier.
Website

Crystal Beach Pier
299 N Gulf Dr, Crystal Beach.
Sunsets and dog friendly.

 

Heritage Village

11909 125th St. North, Largo
Stroll among two dozen restored, historic buildings from the area's past.
Website


Horsepower for Kids

8005 Racetrack Rd, Tampa
Combination farm, zoo and animal sanctuary. Fun place to visit with or without kids!
Website


Florida Botanical Gardens

1520 Ulmerton Road, Largo
Acres of Florida flora and habitat to explore. Birds, butterflies, gators, oh my!
Website
Tampa area places to Go and Fun Things to Do Free
Ongoing Events

Get Down at Sundown!
1st Friday's in St. Pete
Central Avenue.
5:30-10 pm

Website

1st Friday & 3rd Saturday
Gulfport Art Walk, 6-10 pm.
3007 Beach Blvd., GulfportYear-round. Art, crafts, food, music.
Website

2nd Friday's in Dunedin!
Fri 5:30pm. Dunedin
dunedinmerchants.com
 
3rd Friday Music Series
Main St., Safety Harbor
6-10 pm. John Wilson Park Gazebo
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Every Saturday!
St. Pete Walking Mural Tour.
10-11:30 AM. Free,.
 
Every Saturday - Free!
Guided Hikes - 9-11 AM.
Weedon Island Preserve
1800 Weedon Dr. NE, St. Pete
weedonislandpreserve.org/
 
Every Saturday - Free!
Tampa Bay Water Ski Team Show
Summer thru October. on Tower Lake.
130 Burbank Rd., Oldsmar.
 
2nd Saturday Art Walk
St. Pete. 5-9 PM monthly.

 Blast Friday!
Cleveland Street, Downtown Clearwater
Sept-May. Last Friday of the month. Music, food, fun starts at 5:30!
Website

 
Open Mic Friday Nights
Dunedin Coffee & Bakery 7:30-9:30pm
Share poetry, musical talents, or comedy - family friendly
Website


3rd Saturday in Saint Pete
Military Vehicles and Motorcycles Show
Sat 3pm. Biff Burger and Buffy's BBQ.
Website
   Scene around Town - Tarpon Springs!  


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Join us for a Sunset Celebration!


Every  night at Pier 60, Clearwater Beach. Two hours before and two hours after sunset. Arts & crafts, music, performers. Free outside family movies! Bring your lawn chair or blanket. Every Friday & Saturday night weather permitting. 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach.
Website
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Your Visitor's Guide
to Tampa Bay!

Whether you are here on vacation, spring break or a quick business trip, take time to relax and enjoy all that Tampa, St. Pete and Clearwater Beach have to offer.

Tampa is a cosmopolitan city known for fine dining, upscale shops, spectacular shows, Busch Gardens and Lowry Park Zoo just for starters.

St. Pete holds its own on both the Bay and the Gulf with gorgeous beaches, Tampa Bay Rays Baseball, a vibrant downtown and Gulfside areas.

Clearwater Beach means "the Beach" to most visitors but it's also home to Winter and Hope, the dolphin movie stars in one of the finest aquariums and movie museums in the Country.

Don't forget the fun to be had every afternoon at Pier 60 as locals and visitors alike gather to pay homage to another spectacular sunset.

 
Where to start? We've mapped some of Tampa Bay's best attractions starting from Tampa International Airport (TIA).
So much to see and do in the Tampa Bay Area! This listing highlights dozens of our favorite must-sees!
Dining to suit every taste can be found nearby. For those on a budget we've listed "economical" eateries.
From outlet stores to boutiques, some shops might fit right in on Rodeo drive. You name it, you can find it here!
County and City Parks abound for hiking, biking, canoeing or just picnicing. Great places to go, relax and enjoy Nature.
A selection from our many area photos highlighting Tampa Bay & other special places on Florida's Suncoast.
 
 

More Fun Things To Do on the Suncoast
Visitor & Attraction Information by City
 

Keeping an eye
on the Suncoast...

Fun things to do in Bradenton - Clearwater Beach - Dade City - Dunedin
Bradenton, Clearwater, Clearwater Beach,
Dade City, Dunedin
,
Clearwater's Cleveland St

Have a blast at Indian Rocks Beach - Indian Shores - Lakeland - Lake Wales
Indian Rocks Beach, Indian Shores,
Lakeland, Lake Wales


Things to do and places to go in Largo - Oldsmar - Parrish - Pinellas County - Plant City
Largo, Oldsmar, Parrish,
Pinellas County, Plant City


Fun things to do in Sarasota - St Pete - Tampa - Spring Training
Safety Harbor
Sarasota, St Petersburg,
Tampa, Spring Training

Things to do in Thonotosassa - Tarpon Springs - Tierra Verde
Thonotosassa, Tarpon Springs,
Tierra Verde Brooker Creek Preserve

 
Tampa Bay Area
WEBCAMS

Winter the Dolphin Live
Tampa Traffic Cams
Clearwater Beach
Pier 60 Beachfront
Sarasota Van Wezel
Siesta Key Beach Live
St Pete Waterfront
Dunedin Live
New Port Richey
WFLA Webcams

FOX 13 Weathercams 

Suncoast Sunrise/Sunsets

Suncoast Tide Charts

St Pete/Clearwater Visitor Info

Suncoast Parks & Preserves


Pinellas Bicycle Trail

Farmers' and Open Air
Markets

 


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The best attractions in Tampa Bay for less with Tampa Bay City Pass
 

The Economical Way
to see the Best Tampa
Bay Area Attractions


TAMPA BAY
CITY PASS

includes
1. The Florida Aquarium
2. Busch Gardens Tampa
3. Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
4. Clearwater Marine Aquarium

5. Museum of Science and Industry
(MOSI) or The Chilhuly Collection
 
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