The Sponge Industry helped build a Greek Community that is now famous not only for the worlds finest sponges, but for some of the finest Greek Restaurants, Markets, and Bakeries in the Country. What will you find in Tarpon Springs? The Sponge Docks, Greek Restaurants, Bakeries, Attractions, Natural Sponges, Sponge Diving, Tours, Sightseeing Cruises, Unique Greek and Florida Souvenirs, lots of Shopping, Sightseeing and Live Entertainment (Bouzoukia).

Tarpon Springs is the perfect day trip from Tampa, Clearwater, St Pete, Sarasota, Pasco and Orlando. Check out our history, culture and some of the best Greek Food you've ever had! We are just minutes away from Tampa. Come visit our Greece. Click here to see where we are.

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    October 1st

    Salsa on The Sponge Docks

    Saturday, October 1st • 6pm - 10:30pm

    A fun night of live latin music, dancing, food and drink. Free Salsa Lessons!

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    October 7th-9th

    Tarpon Springs Oktoberfest

    Friday, October 7th • 10am - 11pm
    Saturday, October 8th • 10am - 11pm
    Sunday, October 9th • 12pm - 6pm

    Visit an authentic beer gargen at one of Florida's premier Oktoberfests.

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    October 22nd-23rd

    Sponge Docks Arts & Crafts Festival

    October 22nd-23rd 10am-6pm

    Join us for the Sponge Docks Arts & Crafts Festival. Enjoy over 90 of the nation'stop artist and crafters with Made in the USA creations. From jewelry to ceramics to plants to photography to paintings and homemade soap, to please everyone.

  • Sponge Docks Seafood Festival
    November 11th-13th

    Sponge Docks Seafood Festival

    November 11th - 13th
    Nov 11th - 12pm-9pm
    Nov 12th - 10am-9pm
    Nov 13th - 10am-5pm

    Join us for the 29th Annual Seafood Festival. Tons of Incredible fresh Florida seafood, Art, Crafts and more.

  • Thanksgiving Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival
    November 26th-27th

    Thanksgiving Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival

    November 26th - 27 10am-5pm

    Thanksgiving weekend Arts & Crafts Festival in Historic Downtown Tarpon Springs on Tarpon Avenue.  Kick-start your Christmas shopping and visit all of the great merchants in the downtown district.