Clearwater Beach boasts one of the purest and whitest sands around, which flows from the Appalachian Mountains, washes down into the rivers that lead to the Gulf of Mexico, and is then swept onto the shores of Clearwater Beach. Its pure quartz crystals give it a clear tone and provides a sensation on your feet that feels like sugar. Between the sand, gentle ocean waves, and the year-round sunshine, you’ll feel like you're in heaven! Be sure find some of the most beautiful sea shells during sunrise before the daytime tourists come out. 

Every Day in November

Choose from an assortment of attractions and eateries while taking in the exquisite 180º view of the Gulf Coast. Sunsets are known the world over in Clearwater, so be sure to find a great spot to watch the sun descend into the water.

Busch Gardens - Tampa

Come experience thrilling roller coasters, great shows, delicious food and fun for the whole family at Busch Gardens!  Buy your tickets online today and save $25 on each one. Single-Park tickets start at $79.99 for the day, or get annual passes for only $9.99 a month and enjoy huge savings on parking, dining, and more! And for double, triple or quadruple the fun, be sure to check out the two, three, and four park passes!

Lots to Do in November – Festivals, Shows, and More . . .

Clearwater Beach Uncorked

November 3rd & 4th, come to the Clearwater Beach Uncorked event and choose from tons of delicious food, wine, and microbrews. Tickets are very generously priced at $75 for General Admission or $100 for VIP. 

Music and Jazz

The Annual Suncoast Jazz Festival on November 16th-18th, featuring 20 highly-entertaining bands from the U.S. and Canada. Experience a full day of spectacular music on Friday and Saturday for $50, or on Sunday for $40. Or come for the whole weekend and take advantage of the three-day pass for $135. Students get in for only $10 a day. Tickets include free parking and complimentary Jolly Trolley Shuttles to and from the venue!

 

Where does Winter the Dolphin Live? Clearwater Aquarium!

If you love sea animals, less than 2 miles away from the beach is the Clearwater Aquarium. Winter the Dolphin’s home! This fantastic facility offers General Admission for $24.95 or less and also features a Behind the Scenes tour, a Dolphin Adventure Boat Tour and a Sea Life Safari Boat Tour. You’ll want to visit the world famous “Winter,” a beautiful and renowned bottle-nosed dolphin who lost her tail when it got caught in a crab trap. She was rescued in the Coastal waters of Florida in December 2005, and her injury caused her to body to move unnaturally side-to-side instead of up and down. Thankfully, a team of experts was able to fit her with a prosthetic tail so she could swim naturally again, and in 2011 the movie Dolphin Tale was released about her. She would love for you to come to visit!

Things to Do in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

Some of the best “walking on the beach” can be found just a few minutes down the beach from Clearwater. Gorgeous sand, shorelines, and sunsets. The smaller crowds, an abundance of wildlife, and exceptional year-round climate makes this one of the most coveted beaches in the world. Dozens of species of birds, dolphins, and other wildlife abound ensuring a calm and quiet atmosphere moments from our beachside home. 

Family Fun and Attractions in Indian Rocks Beach

Indian Rocks beach offers terrific family-friendly attractions and a warm sense of community. Be sure to check out the famous Smuggler’s Cove adventure mini-golf course in nearby Indian Shores, which also features a live Alligator Exhibit nearby. 

If you love water sports, also make sure to check out Island Marine Rentals to enjoy some great times and incredible views. For history buffs, check out the Indian Rocks Historical Museum, which takes you through the history of the town and is free to enter!

Things to do in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida – November

Taste of Indian Rocks Beach

November 10th from 4-10pm come and enjoy free admission to the 12th annual Taste of Indian Rocks Beachevent at Chic-a-Si park. Experience delicious food, beer, wine and soda from local restaurants, and have a blast with fun music and partying.  

Festival of Trees

If you love the Christmas Season, you won’t want to miss the 34th annual Festival of Treeson November 24th at 11am. Located in the Municipal Center Community Room, this festival features hundreds of trees and wreaths all made by local artists, businesses, community leaders and families! All the proceeds benefit those with intellectual and developmental disabilities through The Arc Tampa Bay Foundation. Experience festive music, live entertainment, and visits with Santa Claus. Kids also get to enjoy face-painting, arts and crafts, and story-telling. 

Still have some energy left? Just minutes away, bring your family or special someone to Kolb Park for some fun and exercise. The park offers an impressive combination of baseball fields, tennis courts, skateboard ramps, and picnic areas. Also, enjoy delicious ice cream and candy shops right around the corner.

Things to in St Petersburg, Florida - November

St Pete Beach offers miles of beautiful beaches, great shopping, and exhilarating water sports. Here, enjoy specialty stores and galleries, eat some local fare, try parasailing, paddle-boarding, windsurfing and kite-surfing - all on the same day. 

Brew Tour

If you love beer, be sure to go check out the Thirsty Pelican Brew Tour on November 1st– 4th.

The tour lets you go behind-the-scenes at select breweries while trying the best craft beer in the Gulf Coast. You and your party will also get picked up and dropped off straight from your hotel so you will not have to worry about safe transportation. Book your tour with drinks and transportation included for $85 a person for groups of three or more and only $75 per person for groups of 12 or more.

Free Block Party

If you enjoy live music and dancing, come to celebrate on Friday, November 2nd with a free block party between 2nd and 3rd St. on Central Avenue from 5:30pm-10pm.

Disney In Concert - Tales as Old as Time

If you and your family love Disney, you’ll want to attend: Disney In Concert - Tales as Old as Time on November 3rd! The Florida Orchestra brings the classic tales of Disney to life through music, storytelling and film sequences. The concert explores unforgettable scenes from Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Tangled, The Lion King, and many more. Come take in a fantastic performance at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Pete with performances at 2pm and 8pm. Tickets range from $18 to $48 for each show. 

Ribfest

If you love BBQ ribs and live music, you will not want to miss the Ribfest starting on November 9th at 11am. Located at The Fran Haasch Law Group Main Stage in Vinoy Park, the lineup includes Reverend Barry and the Funk  with tributes to Sting and The Police, U2 and more! Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate for $5 for Friday, $20 for Saturday and $20 for Sunday. Kids 12 and under get in for free.  The “Hog Boss” packages for individual days or all three are also available. Those include Stage Front Seating, Meal Tickets with your choice of meals served at the BBQ vendors, drink tickets for the Private “Hog Boss” Bar and private restrooms. This three-day fundraiser supports a variety of youth-oriented causes, helping our community’s efforts to prevent child abuse, building a new children’s hospital and aiding those in need. 

Sanding Ovations Master’s Cup

If your family loves massive sand castles, make sure to attend the annual Sanding Ovations Master’s Cup from November 14th through the 18th. Come see incredible sand castle building at Treasure Island in St. Pete Beach. 

Holiday Lights in the Garden

If you enjoy the holidays, make sure to come to the annual Holiday Lights in the Florida Botanical Gardens from November 23rd to December 30th. This event offers a beautiful array of over one million lights complementing the beautiful plants, and nature and holiday-themed displays. The event starts at 5:30pm, and a $4 donation is suggested, but not required for entry.

So, whether you want to soak in the fantastic beaches, food and drinks that the community has to offer, experience incredible music and shows, or enjoy a fun-filled trip with your family, you’ll be able to have it all along with the comforts of your beautiful Harbourside at Marker 33 condo in beautiful Indian Rocks Beach. The central location, stunning property, and breath-taking views will have you and your family want to come back again and again to experience all that we have to offer!

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