Getting There

Heading to the Sugar Sand Festival?

Get the inside scoop on directions, parking, and the variety of beautiful hotels on Clearwater Beach. Take it from lifelong residents: your best bet is to stay on the beach or take advantage of convenient parking near ferries and transportation. See you soon!


This is Clearwater Beach. There will be cars. There will be traffic. There will be a treasure hunt for parking spaces, so knowing where alternative parking and transportation options are located can make a difference.
The closest public parking lot to the event is the Pier 60 lot ($3/hr.) located just southwest of the roundabout, beachside. Street Parking can be found both north and south of the roundabout. There are two public parking garages located near the venue on Coronado (Hyatt
Regency) and one public parking garage located on the North beach in the Pelican Walk Plaza.

Ferry Service

Don’t want to drive and sit in traffic? Take the Clearwater Ferry! Operating 7 Days a week, the Clearwater Ferry can help you skip traffic, save money, and save time. What could be better? Park for free in downtown Clearwater and ride the ferry for a low-price. During the Festival, the Clearwater Ferry will operate on the high volume schedule to accommodate the increase in visitors. Check out the Clearwater Ferry Website or download the app for current ticket prices and departing schedules.

The Jolley Trolley

Taking the Jolley Trolley along Clearwater Beach or heading out to the surrounding towns on our Coastal Route is truly a unique ride. Leave your car where you are and enjoy the fun and reliable service to the beach, Downtown Clearwater, out to Dunedin, Palm Harbor and Tarpon Springs. The beach route and coastal routes run 7 days a week. Check out the Jolley Trolley website to see the schedule.



    Where to Stay

  • Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

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    Address: 301 South Gulfview Blvd
    Clearwater, Florida, USA, 33767

    Take home a bucket of Sugar Sand Donuts during your stay!

    Phone:(727) 373-1234
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  • Shephards Beach Resort

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    Address: 619 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

    " SUGAR "
    Rate includes 2 tickets to the Festival and Breakfast for 2

    Phone: (727) 442-5107
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  • Wyndham Grand

    Address: 100 Coronado Dr, Clearwater, FL 33767

    Sculpt and Tone Body Scrub Treatment- A delightful sugar scrub is brushed over the body to exfoliate, then using specially formulated products, this full body treatment will tone, tighten and smooth the skin.

    Phone:(727) 281-9500
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  • Opal Sands

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    Address: 430 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

    Phone: (727) 450-0380
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  • Sandpearl Resort

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    Address: 500 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

    Phone: (727) 441-2425
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  • Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa

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    Address: 400 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

    Special Sugar Sand Resort Rate includes two tickets to the Exhibit

    Sugar Sand Food & Beverage Special Offers

    Sugar Sand Hibiscus Spa Offer

    Phone: (727) 461-3222
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  • Pier House 60 Marina Hotel

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    Address: 101 Coronado Dr, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

    Phone: (727) 683-0002
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  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriot

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    Address: 650 Bay Esplanade Clearwater Beach Florida 33767 USA

    Phone: 1-727-298-2600
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  • Beachview Inn

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    325 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767

    Phone: (727) 461-7695
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  • Quality Hotel

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    Address: 655 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

    Phone: (727) 442-7171

    Home of the 32oz Rum Runner!
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  • Hampton Clearwater Beach

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    Address: 635 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

    Phone: (727) 451-1111

    Evy's Terrace Bar & Bistro- Enjoy the comfort of our 6th floor terrace, full bar and light fare menu- all overlooking the water and an outstanding sunset!
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