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12 Days of Christmas Clearwater

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! In Clearwater, that means lots of holiday fun with the popular 12 Days of Christmas events which will take place at the Clearwater Historical Society and Cultural Center this year (with the exception of the parade.)

Attend one or all of them to make your spirits bright!

 

Stroll of Trees

December 1 – December 25

Clearwater Historical Society, 610 S Ft Harrison Ave, Clearwater, FL 33756

View themed Christmas trees decorated by local businesses.  You can even purchase one and the money goes to benefit the Clearwater Historical Society.

 

Tree Lighting

December 1, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Clearwater Historical Society, 610 S Ft Harrison Ave, Clearwater, FL 33756

Kick off the 12 Days of Christmas at the tree lighting at the Clearwater Historical Society Museum and Cultural Center! Enjoy the live holiday music and story time with Mrs. Claus, letters to Santa, crafts, refreshments, entertainment followed by our Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. Food trucks will be available.

 

Making Spirits Bright Parade

December 13, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Island Way Grill, 20 Island Way, Clearwater, FL 33767

Spread holiday cheer at the Making Spirits Bright Parade! Local businesses and residents alike are welcome! The parade begins at Island Way Grill, lineup is at 3:30 pm. The parade will travel from North Beach to South Beach and then over the bridge to the Historical Society, then back to Island Way.

 

 

Holiday Movie in the Park

December 16, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Clearwater Historical Society, 610 S Ft Harrison Ave, Clearwater, FL 33756

Don’t miss The Grinch on an 80ft inflatable screen! Bring your blanket and pillows for an outdoor movie night complete with food vendors and the Holiday A-Train, sponsored by the Mike Alstott Family Foundation! There will also be photo opportunities with the Grinch and Cindy Lou Who.

The Holiday A-Train, sponsored by the Mike Alstott Family Foundation is a new addition and is FREE to ride! It will run from 6 – 8 p.m. on Friday, December 16 during the Holiday Movie in the Park!

 

Market, Music & Mimosas

December 17, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Cleawater Historical Society, 610 S Ft Harrison Ave, Clearwater, FL 33756

Don’t miss the mini Market Marie in the outdoor courtyard at the Clearwater Historical Society! There will be vendors and crafts for kids!

 

Paw-rade

December 18, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Clearwater Historical Society, 610 S Ft Harrison Ave, Clearwater, FL 33756

Bring your furry friend to participate in the “paw-rade”! Titos Handmade vodka will be sponsoring a huge pet activation and handing out pet swag! There will also be awards and pet-friendly vendors. Suncoast Animal League will be on-site as well with adoptable pets! Event sponsored by Tito’s Vodka

 

Event Photos 2021

 

About the Founders

The 12 Days of Christmas was founded in 2020 by Sheri Aquilar, Director of Special Events and Catering at Baystar Restaurant Group and Juli Norberg, the Director of Sales & Marketing at Hampton Inn & Suites Clearwater Beach and Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club. Both Juli and Sheri share a love of Christmas and a drive to make a difference in their local communities. Over the past two years, the 12 Days of Christmas Events has raised nearly $12,000 for charity.

 

Sponsors

   

 

12 Days of Christmas

www.12daysofchristmasclearwater.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/12daysclearwater

Instagram: www.instagram.com/12daysclearwater

Contact: 12daysclearwater@gmail.com

 

Clearwater Historical Society

www.clearwaterhistoricalsociety.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ClearwaterHistoricalSociety

 

Video, images and information courtesy of the 12 Days of Christmas Clearwater

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