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North Pinellas Beaches

  • Events

  • Kid-friendly

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

  • Mid-Week Madeira Beach Morning Market

    The market will be open for last minute Christmas shopping with over 70 vendors scheduled to be in attendance.

    Price:Free (items individually priced).

    Madeira Beach: On Madeira Way, between Gulf Boulevard and 150th Avenue N, Madeira Beach, 33708

  • John Levique Pirate Days

    Editor's pick

    This three-day festival celebrates the discovery of John's Pass with a variety of events including a Pirate's Ball, sea battle and boat parade, a family treasure hunt, adult and children's costume contests, various themed merchandise, a pub crawl, artisans and craftsmen, food and beverage vendors and an abundance of pirate performers.

    Price:Free (donations appreciated).

    John's Pass Village and Boardwalk: 150 John's Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, 33708

  • G. David Howard

    The veteran comedian, who earned the Guinness record for longest solo stand-up show at 16 hours, has a deep arsenal of jokes from a long career in Florida's west coast comedy scene.

    Price:$20.

    Sporty's on the Beach: 17093 Gulf Blvd., North Redington Beach, 33708

  • Hands Across the Sand

    Beach lovers will join hands with other concerned area citizens to demonstrate opposition to offshore drilling and call on leaders to back clean energy. Hands Across th Sand takes place on the beach adjacent to Guppy's and in more than 170 locations across the country. In the Tampa Bay area, they will also be joining hands at Weeki Wachee Springs and on the beach next to the Gandy Bridge.

    Price:Free.

    Guppy's On the Beach: 1701 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach, 33811

  • Evening with the Chefs

    Executive chefs from top local restaurants, including Tyson Grant, Scott Bebell, Justin Harry and others, work side by side with local high school and PTEC culinary students to create exquisite cuisine and decadent desserts, at 10th anniversary of the culinary arts scholarship benefit; with libations, wine, craft beers, entertainment, auctions, and presentation of student scholarships. Benefits the Ryan Wells Foundation for aspiring culinary students. Purchase tickets online.

    Price:$125.

    Sheraton Sand Key Resort: 1160 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater Beach, 33767

Restaurants:

  • Dockside Dave's Grill


    Cuisine: Seafood casual, Southern
    Features: Kid-friendly, Outdoor seating

    North Pinellas Beaches: 14701 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach, 33708

    Dave's legendary dive fell to development, but even in this spot, the fish sandwiches are still king of the beach, best with tomatoes and onion rings. Or try the Dockside Dave's Dip. The…

  • Friendly Tavern


    Cuisine: American casual
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Karaoke, Live music, tbt* Top Bar

    North Pinellas Beaches: 18121 Gulf Blvd., Redington Shores, 33708

    Darts and one of the beach's best karaoke nights on Tuesday (this was supposedly the first bar in Pinellas County to get a karaoke machine) are reason enough to hit this longtime local…

  • Rusty's Bistro


    Cuisine: American upscale, Seafood upscale
    Features: Buffet, Live music

    North Pinellas Beaches: 1160 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater, 33767

    In the Sheraton Sand Key. Too many locals pass by the finest cooking on the beaches. Chefs on John Harris' crew give Sand Key an exquisite taste of cooking that's seasonal, handcrafted,…

  • Salt Rock Grill


    Cuisine: American upscale, Seafood upscale, Steak house
    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Children's menu, Date night, Early bird menu, Outdoor seating

    North Pinellas Beaches: 19325 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, 33811

    This gorgeously designed collaboration between Frank Chivas and Tom Pritchard is renowned for its straight-ahead grill cookery, fresh seafood, raw bar and deep wine list. The restaurant also…

  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.


    Cuisine: Seafood casual
    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Outdoor seating

    North Pinellas Beaches: 185 Boardwalk Pl W, Madeira Beach, 33708

    While the shrimp are tasty and Gump-obilia decor fun, the biggest draw is the boisterous, whoop-it-up shenanigans of the staff. It's a multi-page menu, but many items recur in different…

Bars:

  • Friendly Tavern


    Cuisine: American casual
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Karaoke, Live music, tbt* Top Bar

    North Pinellas Beaches: 18121 Gulf Blvd., Redington Shores, 33708

    Darts and one of the beach's best karaoke nights on Tuesday (this was supposedly the first bar in Pinellas County to get a karaoke machine) are reason enough to hit this longtime local…

  • Mahuffer's


    Features: Beloved dive, Dog-friendly, Jukebox, Outdoor seating, tbt* Top Bar

    North Pinellas Beaches: 19201 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, 33811

    Don't miss this South Pacific-styled gem of a beach bar on your way up Gulf Boulevard. Four decades old, low-ceilinged and slathered in graffiti and beachabilia — fish nets, crab trap…

  • Alma


    Cuisine: Mediterranean, New American, Tapas/small plates
    Features: Happy hour, Late-night dining, Live music, Outdoor seating

    North Pinellas Beaches: 111 Boardwalk Place, Madeira Beach, 33708

    This touches the tastiest parts of every coast: sausages and bean casseroles from Spain, eggplants and beets from Italy, bouillabaisse and mussels from France and the lamb tagine across the…

  • Bamboo Beach Bar & Grill


    Features: Beloved dive, Big-screen TVs, Dog-friendly, Live music, Outdoor seating

    North Pinellas Beaches: 13025 Village Blvd., Madeira Beach, 33708

  • Fort Knox


    Features: Jukebox, Pool tables

    North Pinellas Beaches: 17850 Gulf Blvd., Redington Beach, 33708

    The Vibe: a classic dive bar with all the trimmings, and a short walk from the beach. Hours: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.Read more here.…

Attractions:

  • North Pinellas Beaches: 200 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach, 33708

  • John's Pass Village and Boardwalk


    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Charter boats, Early bird menu, Equipment rentals, Kid-friendly, Live music, Outdoor seating, Public restrooms

    North Pinellas Beaches: 150 John's Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, 33708

    Located along the waterfront as you enter Madeira Beach from the south, this popular Tampa Bay tourist attraction features restaurants, shopping, personal watercraft rentals, fishing charter…

  • Beach Art Center


    Features: Classes offered

    North Pinellas Beaches: 1515 Bay Palm Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach, 33785

    Upcoming: Surfing the Surface:Tampa Bay Surface Design Guild Member Show, Surface design is a way of manipulating fabric through dyeing, painting, stitchery, stenciling or screen printing to…

  • Sand Key Park


    Features: Beach/Waterfront, County parks, Dog park, Equipment rentals, Grills, Kid-friendly, Picnic shelters, Playground, Public restrooms, Showers, Swimming area

    North Pinellas Beaches: 1060 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater, 33767

    Sand Key Park is actually a park and a beach, just like Fort DeSoto. The park part offers picnic shelters with grills and tables, a playground and a dog park. The beach area contains cabana…

  • Belleair Beach


    Features: Beach/Waterfront

    North Pinellas Beaches: Gulf Boulevard and Morgan Drive, Belleair Beach, 33786

    Belleair Beach is primarily an upscale residential community located on the northern portion of Pinellas County's barrier islands just south of Sand Key and Clearwater Beach. With just under…