3939 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater, FL 33762
Phone: (727) 573-5049
Fax: (727) 573-2805
A tad pricier than most, this cinema nonetheless enjoys good patronage by movie buffs, who come here to catch the latest blockbusters churned out by Hollywood. Those who fall into special categories, however, enjoy hefty discounts—don’t miss out on those! The fact that the venue is also open for rent is worth bearing in mind, especially if the next office project is coming up. Listening devices, access for wheelchairs, free parking and a courteous staff are added comforts. The cinema is quite strict about age constraints for categorized films, so make sure you are armed with your ID. Check the website for more details.
This track calls itself the world's oldest continuously operating greyhound track. Open for live greyhound racing from January to July, the track offers simulcast wagering year round which means you can bet on horse races, jai-alai and other sports at other tracks throughout the country. Enjoy a leisurely luncheon or a prime rib buffet evenings in the Derby Club. For card players: poker in T.L.'s Card Room. For everyone: a casual pint in the Plaza Sports Bar.
Entertaining musicals and dramas are presented with earlier than customary show times throughout the year at this theater that includes an all-you-can-eat buffet.
A variety of programs are held at this beautifully structured hall, which has been a major player in the region's cultural scene for many years. Musical shows, orchestras, dance troupes, theater, stand-up comedies and special children's shows can be seen here. One can subscribe to the mailing list and receive latest updates and news about Ruth Eckerd Hall.
The Clearwater Threshers are a Single A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies that plays in the Florida State League at Bright House Networks Field in Clearwater. Bright House Networks Field is also the Spring Training home of the Phillies.
Field of dreams for home run fans. Finished in 2004, the Bright House Networks Field is home to the Clearwater Threshers, the Phillies' Class A affiliate in the Florida State League and the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies currently hold their spring practice here, rather than Carpenter Field. Bright House field comes fully equipped with 7000 fixed seats with grass berm seating for an additional 1500, a tiki-hut pavilion in left field, group picnic areas, party suites, children's play area and state-of-the-art video scoreboard.
Around 22 miles outside Tampa and 8 miles off St. Petersburg lies the city of Seminole. Folks here get their dose of movies at this local cinema. Eight screens are up for the choosing, and a myriad of flicks, ranging from animated cartoons to documentaries on social issues enthrall fans. Gift certificates, frequent watchers' cards and group packages act as incentives to draw the crowds. Check the website for more details and book your tickets early.
Clearwater Cinema Café is just the spot for a meal-and-movie date! In addition to the regular onslaught of Hollywood hits, the two-screen cinema boasts an in-house café, featuring live entertainment on certain days of the week, and complete with a delicious menu and an excellent wine list. Themed parties and other celebrations are also entertained here. Smokers beware—the entire facility is non-smoking. Check the website for more details and juicy discount coupons before you get down to booking.
Enclosed by palm trees and beautiful flora, Sacred Lands was the home of Tocabaga Indians eons ago. This Indian hill regularly hosts tours and aims at preserving the land and educating others of the heritage that they share. Educational programs where you will find Native American speakers and archaeologists sharing the history of the original citizens of Florida are quite interesting. Sacred Lands is also the site for many cultural activities such as concerts and is a popular choice for weddings.
Beautifully restored to its original 1920s glory, this community theater showcases all types of entertainment including operas, big bands, magic shows, dances, concerts of all musical types, theatrical productions, and ballet performances.
Capitol Theatre is one of the oldest theaters of the city that opened its doors in 1926. Since inception, it has witnessed some of the best performances by local artists. Over the period, it was restored and renovated several times. Today, the theater has been completely refurbished and now stages plays and other performing arts. The modern lighting and sound system furthers the pleasant experience. For complete details, check the website.
The Palladium Theater at St. Petersburg College is a community theater set up to promote local talent and serve the people of the Tampa Bay area. The theater has experimental and creative plays produced by locals writers and directors. It also acts as a venue for rehearsals of the theater department of the college. Call for details on shows and tickets.