The Dunedin Parks & Recreation Department invites you to be a part of our annual special events and invest in your community today. Dunedin is known for our family-friendly events which are open to the public and held throughout the year at various city parks and recreation centers. Our Sponsorship Packet includes unique opportunities and customized levels designed to affordably reach local residents and area visitors. Your sponsorship will help ensure the success of these events and allows you to be a part of your community while giving you more promotional opportunities and ability to maximize your business or organization's exposure.
Enjoy an evening of live music under the stars. Bring your blanket or lawn chairs. Food truck will be on-site. Free to attend. For more information, call (727) 812-4530. Download poster
Fri, Sept 1: Southern Thunder (Hank Williams Tribute Band)
Fri, Sept 8 (Cancelled): Regina AaMacha Band (Classic Rock, Blues, Country)
Fri, Sept 15 (Cancelled): Soul Bender (Rock, Funk, Blues)
Fri, Sept 22: Voice of Jazz (Jazz)
Fri, Sept 29: Studio 10 Band (Rock, Blues)
Films in the Park - Fridays in October at John R. Lawrence Pioneer Park
Grab your blanket and picnic basket and head downtown for a relaxing evening watching a movie under the night sky. Movies begin at dark. Sponsored by Beazer Homes. Free to attend; concessions availalbe. For more information, call (727) 812-4530. Download poster
Fri, Oct 6: Coneheads (1993)
Fri, Oct 13: Top Gun (1986)
Fri, Oct 20: The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Fri, Oct 27: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Residents “Meet & Learn” - Thursday, October 12, 6-8pm at Dunedin Community Center
This informational presentation is for all new and existing residents to stop by and see what Dunedin Parks & Recreation has to offer. Learn about programs, events and services that the whole family can take part in. Free to attend. For more information, call (727) 812-4530.
Dunedin Showcase Theater presents “Mind Over Matt” - Thur-Sun, Oct. 12-15 at Dunedin Community Center
Meet Matt and his wickedly funny egos; manifestations of the different parts of his personality. Watch as they do weird and wonderful things simultaneously on stage, affecting Matt’s job and love life. Thursday-Saturday show times are 7:30pm. Sunday show time is 3pm. $10/ticket. For more information, call (727) 812-4530 or visit www.DunedinShowcaseTheater.net
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Halloween Happenings - Saturday, October 28, 5:30-9:30pm at Highlander Park
Don’t miss this spooktacular event including a Haunted Hayride, carnival games, crafts, bounce houses, costume contests for all ages, Boo in the Zoo and Little Goblins Hayride for little ones and DJ music jams. Volunteers needed. $5 Parking, $5 Haunted Hayride, $10 Wristband (includes bounce houses, games, crafts, Boo in the Zoo and Little Goblins Hayride). For more information, call (727) 812-4530. Sponsored by Beazer Homes
Community Garage Sale - Saturday, November 18, 8am-12Noon at Hale Activity Center
Shop for hidden treasures or rent a space to sell your excess stuff and earn some extra cash for the holidays. We’ll advertise for you. Vendors must register in person to reserve and pick your spot. Free to attend. $12/vendor (includes 10’x10’ space). Free for charitable / non-profit organizations. For more information, call (727) 298-3299.
Fall Festival Songs Around the World presented by The International Chorale - Sunday, November 19, 2pm at Hale Activity Center
Join us for a feet tapping and heart soaring seasonal concert as we share our love of music including secular, gospel, solos, duets, Americana, international songs, comedy and more. $5 at the door. Doors open at 1:30pm). For more information, call (727) 298-3299.
Breakfast with Santa - Saturday, December 2, 9am at Dunedin Community Center
Bring your wish list and join Santa for a pancake breakfast, crafts and entertainment. Early Bird: $6 by Nov. 29. After Nov. 29: $10 (if space available). Printed photo with Santa available for purchase (cash only). For more information, call (727) 812-4530.
Holiday Boat Parade & Tree Lighting - Saturday, December 2, 6-9pm at Dunedin Marina/Edgewater Park
Ring in the holidays during this traditional waterfront celebration as decorated boats parade through the Marina at approximately 7pm. Enjoy holiday music and S’mores while waiting for Santa to arrive by boat and lead the countdown in the lighting of the City’s Christmas tree. Free to attend. Sponsored by Beazer Homes. For more information, call (727) 738-2920.
Dunedin Community Chorus presents “Tis the Season” - Sunday, December 3, 3pm at Dunedin Community Center
Start your holidays with a concert and enjoy a variety of songs of the season by the 80-voice “chorus with a heart” under the direction of Stephen L. Allen. Donations accepted. For more information, call (727) 812-4530.
Old Fashioned Christmas and Holiday Parade - Saturday, December 9, 4-9pm
Watch Santa arrive during the Holiday street parade then stay downtown for carriage rides, train rides, snow slide, kids crafts, old fashioned games, live music, entertainment and snow flurries! Free to attend. Sponsored by DEX Imaging, Achieva Credit Union and Dunedin Youth Guild. Volunteers needed, please call (727) 812-4530. Parade applications available soon.
Parade: 4pm on Douglas Ave from Beltrees to Monroe
Event Site: Downtown along Main St and Broadway Ave
Santa’s Calling - Wednesday, December 13, 5:30-8:30pm
This is the North Pole calling with a direct line and personal call to your child from Santa or Mrs. Claus. 7 yrs & under. Forms will be available 11/22 online and at the Community Center and Library. Forms must be received by 12/12. Free to participate. For more information, call (727) 298-3299.
Drive-in Movie: Elf - Friday, December 15 at Highlander Park
Enjoy an evening of music, trivia and a movie under the night sky. Tune in to your car radio to listen to the movie. Park opens at 5pm; movie begins at dark. $10/car - must pre-register; tickets are limited. Tickets must be purchased in advance, in person at the Dunedin Community Center Tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 31. Sponsored by Beazer Homes. For more information, call (727) 812-4530.
Dunedin Concert Band presents “Celebrate with Cheer” - Sunday, December 17, 3pm at Dunedin Community Center
Continue the holiday celebration with live music during our annual Christmas Extravaganza with lots of familiar tunes and a few new ones for the entire family. Free to attend, Recommended $10 donation. For more information, call (727) 812-4530 or visit www.TheDCB.com
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