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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    Feburary 13th

    Vintage VW Show & Soap Box Derby

    Feburary 13th CANCELED

    The vintage Volkswagons will be rolling back into Historic Downtown Tarpon Springs on Tarpon Avenue and this year we have a fun new addition...a soap box derby car race! This is sure to be a fun family event.

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    March 12th

    Autos for Autism Car Show

    March 12th 10am-5pm

    The 32nd annual Charity car show hosted by the Richey Region Antique Automobile club of America. This show is open to all classes of cars, trucks and motorcycles.

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    April 9th-10th

    Tarpon Springs Fine Art Festival

    April 9th-10th

    42nd Annual Tarpon Springs Fine Art Festival on Spring Bayou, West Tarpon Avenue, Tarpon Springs. This is our biggest event of the year bringing in artists from all over the country. Join us for local shopping, food, entertainment and fine art!

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    April 16th-17th

    Sponge Docks Arts & Crafts Festival

    April 16th-17th 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.

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    August 13th

    Tarpon Springs Hippie Fest

    August 13th 5pm-10pm

    Free, fun family event! Food & Beer Trucks, Vendors, Bands, VW Beetles, & Best Dressed Hippie Contest. Dust off your bell bottoms, fluff up your fro and come out for a great event!

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    September 3rh-5th

    Sponge Docks Arts & Crafts Festival

    Saturday September 3rd, 10am - 6pm
    Sunday September 4th, 10am - 6pm
    Monday, September 5th, 10am - 5pm

    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.

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    October 7th-9th

    Tarpon Springs Oktoberfest

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

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

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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.

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    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.

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    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.