From racing to fishing, golf to art – Fun spring events near our apartments in Clearwater

Spring is in the air! And with flowers blooming and temperatures rising, that means fun spring events are right around the corner. For residents of our apartments in Clearwater, there’s never a dull moment in the spring months. From race cars and golf championships to fishing and fine art – you’re sure to find something exciting to do this year.

Here are just a few of the super entertaining spring events taking place just a few miles from Bayside Arbors. Now, get out there and have some fun!

Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Held annually, the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is an IndyCar Series race that can’t be missed. The temporary circuit is set up as a 1.8-mile, 14-turn configuration running through the heart of the city. Circling Pioneer Park, the Duke Energy Center for the Arts, and The Dali Center, the track continues onto the runways of Albert Whitted Airport, overlooking the gorgeous St. Petersburg Harbor.

This year, the event is taking place from April 23-25 with multiple races and heats. Buy tickets, view the schedule, and learn more about the festival at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg official website.

Valspar Championship

Golf fans of Bayside Arbors won’t want to miss the Valspar Championship held on the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club. The professional tournament on the PGA Tour is held annually and generates millions of dollars for charities in the Tampa Bay area. The 72-hold event featuring some of the world’s greatest golfers is assisted by over 2,000 volunteers and hosts tens of thousands of golf fans.

Catch the Valspar Championship from April 26-May 2 this year. For ticket information, spectator info, and more, visit the Valspar Championship official website.

Spring King of the Beach Fishing Tournament

Known as one of the oldest and richest Kingfish tournaments in the United States, the Spring King of the Beach Fishing Tournament is held twice a year at Madeira Beach, just a short 30-minute drive from our apartments in Clearwater. In Spring, it’s all about the Smoker Kings where anglers from all of the country weigh in their prize catches for majorly impressive prizes over six divisions.

Learn more about how to enter the tournament and view other family-friendly happenings during the tournament on the official Spring King of the Beach Fishing Tournament website.

Van Gogh Alive

Featuring more than 3,000 Van Gogh images on an enormous scale, the Van Gogh Alive exhibition is unlike any other. Held at The Dali Center, you’ll get to experience an immersive art installation boasting some of Vincent Van Gogh’s most impressive pieces. From “Starry Night” to “Sunflowers,” visitors will get to feel what it’s like to put themselves in these famous paintings by viewing the art through high-definition projectors that are synchronized to the music of powerful classical scores.

Buy tickets and learn more about the event at the Van Gogh Alive official website.


Whether you’re looking for an outing with the family or a fun event to attend with your friends, there are plenty of fun experiences to be had – and they’re just outside your front door at Bayside Arbors. Stop by our apartments in Clearwater today to see why so many people love calling it their home.

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