Beer from 50 Florida breweries, live bands, a diverse array of food vendors, a variety of art and craft vendors and representatives from the Clearwater Threshers will come together for the second annual Downtown Clearwater Craft Beer and Music Festival set from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 19 in Downtown Clearwater.

Breweries from Tampa Bay and the state will be on hand to offer a taste of their finely crafted brews, and a variety of local bands will take to the stage to perform throughout the day and evening.

The second annual Downtown Clearwater Craft Beer and Music Festival will be held on the 500 and 600 blocks of Cleveland Street (east of Fort Harrison Avenue) in Downtown Clearwater.

Admission to the event is free. Free parking is available throughout Downtown Clearwater and the city of Clearwater parking garages located near the event site.

The event is family friendly. Organizers have enhanced the children’s play area with face painting, a rock climbing wall, games and two bounce houses. Local downtown restaurants will also be open to serve guests.

The festival is sponsored by the House of Beer Brewing Company, the Clearwater Downtown Partnership, Clearwater Downtown Development Board, the city of Clearwater’s Community Redevelopment Agency and the city of Clearwater’s Parks and Recreation Department.

Learn more about the Downtown Clearwater Craft Beer and Music Festival dunedinhob.com/craft-beer-fest.

For more information, contact Anne Fogarty-France, the city’s downtown manager, at (727) 562-4044 or anne.fogarty-france@myclearwater.com.