Blast Friday, a free monthly street festival in Downtown Clearwater is scheduled on the last Friday of each month through May. Blast Friday features live music, a variety of vendors, as well as food, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. District retailers and restaurants are open with outdoor dining available on the street. The festival runs from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Cleveland Street from Osceola Avenue to Station Square Park.
The 2018 Blast Friday season headline artists are:
- Jan. 26 – Richard Elliott
- Feb. 23 – The Romantics
- Mar. 30 – Billy Joel Legends “Lords of 52nd Street”
- Apr. 27 – 10,000 Maniacs
- May 25 – “Home Cookin’ 4” Greg Billings Band & the Black Honkeys