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.



  • Tarpon Springs Hippie Fest
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    August 13th

    Tarpon Springs Hippie Fest

    August 13th 2pm-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!

  • Night in the Islands
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    August 20th

    Night in the Islands

    Saturday August 20th 6pm-11pm

    Dinner, Dancing and Live Entertainment at the Sponge Docks Dine under the stars and enjoy some of the finest Greek food outside of Athens. Free Greek dance lessons 6-7pm

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    September 3rd-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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    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.

  • Night in the Islands
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    September 10th

    Night in the Islands

    Saturday September 10th 6pm-11pm

    Dinner, Dancing and Live Entertainment at the Sponge Docks Dine under the stars and enjoy some of the finest Greek food outside of Athens. Free Greek dance lessons 6-7pm

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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 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
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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.

  • Thanksgiving Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival
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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.