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Tarpon Springs

  • Events

  • Kid-friendly

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

  • Roller Derby Open House

    Revolution Roller Derby, a flat track roller derby league, wants anyone age 18 and older to come out and see if they might be interested in joining. Loaner equipment and rental speed skates available on site. Skating ability and knowledge of roller derby rules not required. Mouth guards recommended for anyone interested in skating.

    Price:Free.

    Astro Skate Tarpon Springs: 875 Cypress St., Tarpon Springs, 34689

  • Educating Rita

    Frank is a tutor of English in his 50s whose disillusioned outlook on life drives him to drink and bury himself in his books. Enter Rita, a forthright 26 year-old hairdresser who is eager to learn. After weeks of cajoling, Rita slowly wins over the very hesitant Frank with her innate insight and refusal to accept no for an answer.

    Price:$16, $14 members and students. $10 opening night.

    Tarpon Springs Cultural Center: 101 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs, 34689

  • Cafe Aman

    Local artists Leonidas Zafiris/bouzouki and vocals, Elias Poulos/vocals, and Irene Karavokiros/vocals will be joined by guest artists Vasilis Patrikis/violin from New York and Joe Zeytoonian/outi and Myriam Eli/toumberleki from Miami.

    Price:$5.

    Zorba's Lounge: 508 Athens St., Tarpon Springs, 34689

  • ESOL Conversation Class

    Students can practice English in this free conversation class. Activities will be structured so students can stop by whenever convenient during the classes. No registration is required.

    Price:Free.

    Tarpon Springs Public Library: 138 E Lemon St., Tarpon Springs, 34689

  • Manga Book Club

    Hang out and meet other teens who share an interests in manga, graphic novels and anime. Geared toward youth ages 12 to 18.

    Price:Free.

    Tarpon Springs Public Library: 138 E Lemon St., Tarpon Springs, 34689

Restaurants:

  • Tarpon Springs: 527 Anclote Road, Tarpon Springs, 34689

  • Tarpon Springs: 21 Oscar Hill Road, Tarpon Springs, 34689

  • Hellas Restaurant


    Cuisine: Greek
    Features: Children's menu, Icon

    Tarpon Springs: 785 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs, 34689

    Someone must be charged with constantly Windexing the glass cases in the bakery, there are so many eager noses pressed against it every day. Hellas has been one of the big guns in Tarpon…

  • Mykonos


    Cuisine: Greek
    Features: Kid-friendly, Outdoor seating, Takeout

    Tarpon Springs: 628 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs, 34689

    Loud and crowded and why not? Tourists who squeeze in among the locals get a true taste of Greek in anything grilled in lemon and oregano along the Sponge Docks. Andy Salivaras has been in…

  • Rusty Bellies Waterfront


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

    Tarpon Springs: 937 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs, 34689

    It's the other of the two downtown restaurants right on the water, making excellent use of it with a brand-new outdoor tiki deck upon which you are guaranteed to hear Jimmy Buffett and his…

Bars:

  • Stroker's


    Features: Big-screen TVs, Darts, Pool tables, tbt* Top Bar

    Tarpon Springs: 30901 US 19 N, Palm Harbor, 34684

    Either Stroker's bar is a more than worthy destination to rack 'em up. Leagues meet here. Pros play here. With some 40 tables between the Tampa and Palm Harbor locations, this is no place to…

  • Zone Lounge


    Features: Live music, Martini, Outdoor seating, Upscale, tbt* Top Bar

    Tarpon Springs: 121 E Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs, 34689

    Located in one of Tarpon Springs' oldest and most historic buildings, the Zone feels anything but dusty. With funky artwork covering exposed brick walls; antique copper ceilings; cabanas…

  • Capt'n Jack's Waterfront Grill


    Cuisine: American casual, Seafood casual
    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Children's menu, Gaming stations/trivia, Happy hour, Live music, Outdoor seating, Pool tables

    Tarpon Springs: 21 Oscar Hill Road, Tarpon Springs, 34689

    This massive two-level tiki bar oozes laid-back island living, with fantastic views of the water and a massive deck for viewing sunsets. The menu is pure Florida comfort food: wings, shrimp,…

  • Tarpon Tavern


    Cuisine: American casual, Pub
    Features: Import specialist, Live music, Outdoor seating

    Tarpon Springs: 21 N Safford Ave., Tarpon Springs, 34689

    Thirty beers on tap, from international to local breweries, outdoor beer garden, live music. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily except Tuesdays.…

  • Tarpon Springs: 701 N Pinellas Ave, Tarpon Springs, 34689

Attractions:

  • Tarpon Springs Castle Winery


    Features: Outdoor seating

    Tarpon Springs: 320 E Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs, 34689

    The winery opened in 2004 after owners Diana and Joe Marks spent more than six years building a replica of an 1820s federal-style building, like the kind found in Charleston, S.C., and…

  • Tarpon Springs: 833 Riverside Drive, Tarpon Springs, 34689

    Riverside Park is a friendly neighborhood park offering a playground, tennis court, soccer field, and concession stand. The concession stand is only open when youth soccer is in session. The…

  • Tarpon Springs Public Library


    Features: Classes offered

    Tarpon Springs: 138 E Lemon St., Tarpon Springs, 34689

  • Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks


    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Charter boats, Icon, Karaoke, Kid-friendly, Outdoor seating

    Tarpon Springs: 20 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs, 34689

    When Greek immigrants first settled in the area, they found the waters off Tarpon Springs to be rich with highly sought-after sponges. Now the area is the focal point of local Greek culture…

  • Fred Howard Park


    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Canoe/kayak trails, City parks, Fishing allowed, Grills, Picnic shelters, Playground, Public restrooms, Showers

    Tarpon Springs: 1700 Sunset Drive, Tarpon Springs, 34689

    Fred Howard Park occupies 155 acres on the Gulf of Mexico in Tarpon Springs. A mile-long causeway links the main park area with a white, sandy beach popular with northern Pinellas and…