Clearwater Revs Up for the Super Boat National Championship & Seafood Festival


Clearwater Super Boat National Championship

High speed fun in the Florida sun is what you'll find at the annual Clearwater Super Boat National Championships & Seafood Festival, which runs from September 25-27 this year. This three-day festival offers fast boats, high speed excitement, and so much more. Check out these Super Boat highlights!

Baystar Race Village at Coachman Park

Friday, September 25, 2015
Noon-10p.m.

Baystar Village at Clearwater's Coachman Park offers up close and personal access to the boats and teams. Get some autographs, take some photos, and enjoy great food while you're at it. Food and drink vendors, live entertainment, and free admission are what's on board for this event. 

Cleveland Street District Block Party

Friday, September 25, 2015

5:30-10p.m.

The block party is where the action is at on Friday night. Meet the drivers, see the Super Boats on display, enjoy contests, games, prizes and vendors too. There's a lot of free family fun to be had, so bring everyone! Live entertainment on the street begins at 7p.m. 

Super Boat Logo

In Concert

Friday, September 25, 2015

Capitol Theatre, 9p.m.

The David Smash Band and Johnny Guitar and Bluestar Band are on the concert venue for this event. Don't miss these fantastic performances!

Super Boat Parade

Friday, September 25, 2015

Cleveland Street, 6-7p.m.

Find your spot on the street for the Tampa Bay Times Super Boat Parade. Free fun for everyone!

Seafood Festival at Baystar Race Village

Saturday, September 26, 2015
9a.m.-10p.m.

Check out the boats and teams while getting your autographs and photos at the same time. Indulge in some fabulous local seafood provided by area restaurants. There's a nice selection of food and drink available for purchase along with vendors and live entertainment. Watch the Super Boat Practice Runs and see what's in store for Sunday. Free admission!

Sunsets at Pier 60 Festival & Fireworks

Saturday, September 26, 2015
6-9p.m.

It's the Clearwater Beach festival that we all know and love amped up a notch or two. The Sunsets at Pier 60 Festival runs through the evening offering the vendors, ice cream, and entertainment you'd expect. Stay for the fireworks display at 9p.m. and enjoy the show. Don't forget, it's free!

Clearwater Super Boat National Championship & Seafood Festival 2015

Photo Credit: Annual Clearwater Super Boat National Championship Facebook page.


Super Boat Race Day

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Take me out to the races, baby! This is the big day. Watch the races from Pier 60 (tickets required), from your own boat, or find your own special spot in the sand. Hyatt Resort also offers a viewing area starting at 11a.m. from the VIP 8th floor Vista Terrace offering a cash bar and light snacks. Space is limited though and spots fill quickly. There's a Clearwater Super Boat After Party at Shephard's Beach Resort Clearwater Beach. After party starts at 4p.m. and continues on until the party is over.

Baystar Race Village is open from 10a.m. to 6p.m. on race day, boat launchings are from 10a.m. to 12 noon, and the Super Boat Award Presentations run from 4:30-5:30p.m.

The Super Race day schedule is as follows:
  • 12 noon - Super Boat Race Heat 1: Super Boat Stock, Super Boat Vee, Production 3 & 4
  • 1:30p.m. - Super Boat Race Heat 2: Super Boat Unlimited, Super Boat Extreme
  • 2:30p.m. - Super Boat Race Heat 3: Super Boat

Clearwater Super Boat Race Spectator Cruise

Sunday, September 27, 2015
11a.m.-4p.m.

Another way to enjoy the Super Boat races is on a 5-hour spectator cruise. Experience all of the action with a whale's eye view aboard the StarLite Majesty Dining Yacht located at the Clearwater Beach Marina. The CSB Race Spectator Cruise boards at 10:30a.m., departs at 11a.m., and returns at 4p.m. All aboard! You can purchase cruise tickets here.

VIP Super Boat Experience

If you want to experience the Clearwater Super Boat National Championship & Seafood Festival in style, consider the VIP options and passes that are available to you. There is a Baystar Village VIP Party on Friday, a Shephard's VIP party on Saturday, and a VIP event at Pier 60. Not to mention VIP race viewing options. Check out the Super Boat VIP packages here.


Are you as revved up about the Clearwater Super Boat National Championships this weekend as we are? See you there!



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