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.

  • 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.

  • Snow place like Tarpon Springs
    December 2nd, 2016

    There's Snow Place like Tarpon Springs

    December 2nd, 2016 5pm-10pm

    The biggest Christmas event in north Pinellas returns to beautiful, historic downtown Tarpon Springs. This FREE event gets bigger and better every year!

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    December 2nd, 2015

    Tarpon Springs Illuminated Boat Parade

    December 2nd, 2016

    The 27th Annual Boat Parade will be held on Friday, December 2nd, following Snow Place Like Tarpon Springs. Vessels will proceed down the Anclote River and into the bayous where Santa will give out treats to the children in Spring Bayou.

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    December 10th, 2016

    Tarpon Springs Christmas Parade

    December 10th, 2016 10am

    Join us for our annual holiday parade.Parade Route: Starting at Manatee Plaza (Old Winn Dixie) Goes North to E. Lemon St., turns right, goes to S. Ring Ave., turns left, goes to E. Tarpon Ave., turns left, and takes Tarpon Ave., all the way to Spring Bayou.

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    Jan 6th 8am-1pm

    Tarpon Springs Ephiphany Celebration

    January 6th 8am-1pm

    Join us for our annual Ephiphany celebration every 6th of January. There are lots of events scheduled around the main event of retrieving the cross from the bayou.