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Madeira Beach Events

Howl-O-Scream Returns for Another Terrifying Year!
From September 22 - October 29, take on terrifying haunted houses and roaming hordes. Unexpected terrors lurk around every corner, including hundred of roaming creatures, new haunted houses and exciting live, interactive entertainment. As if that wasn't enough, Busch Gardens' Howl-O-Scream is the only place to scream your way through Florida's top thrill rides in the dark. Get ready for guts, gore and seriously sinister fun!
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-O-Scream 2017 Single Night Ticket


Mad Beach Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert
There will be two days of a live performances at Madeira Beach Marina Park to benefit hurricane victims. A free concert featuring local talent will take place on Sept. 23 followed a week later with live music from Blue Oyster Cult and Starship and Mickey Thomas with special guest Rick Derringer, Sep. 30th beginning at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 for general admission, but only $15 with a hurricane relief donation. A portion of the proceeds will go to assist Hurricane Irma victims in Florida.
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The Spice and Tea Exchange of John’s Pass celebrates 10th Anniversary Year with open house
Proprietor Lisa Coleman and Marketing Manager Brian Dean invite the Tampa Bay community to the 10th Anniversary Open House of The Spice & Tea Exchange® (TSTE®) of John’s Pass on Wednesday, Sept. 27th, co-sponsored by the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce. The Open House is from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., and kicks off a five-day Anniversary Celebration through Sunday, October 1st.
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Johns Pass Seafood Festival
October 26, 3:00 PM Thursday - October 29, 8:00 PM Sunday

Fall KING of the BEACH
November 3, 2016 – November 5, 2016
200 Rex Pl, Madeira Beach
Largest Kingfish Tournament, Festival & Boat Show in the Country!
HUGE Raffle • Silent Auctions • 50/50 Raffle
Beer Specials featuring Reef Donkey APA
Boat Showcase • Arts & Craft Vendors
Local food vendor
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Why You Should Participate in November’s King of the Beach
Have you ever tournament fished? If you have then you know what the “King of the Beach” (November 2-4, 2017) is and if you haven’t and always wanted to, it is the best tournament in town. There are 3 main reasons ...
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6th Annual Madeira Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Craft Festival
Saturday, November 25th, 2017
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 26th, 2017
10:00am to 5:00pm
15103 Madeira Way in Madeira Beach, FL

Mid-Week Madeira Beach Morning Market
9am-2pm every Wednesday
Madeira Way, Madeira Beach, FL, 33738
10am-3pm every Wednesday
Fresh and Farmer's Open Air Market featuring 80+ of the area's finest Vendors. Local produce, fine art, great food and friendly people all in a beach-close location. Live music, family and pet friendly, free parking.

Yoga on Madiera Beach and John's Pass Park
Yoga & Tai Chi classes on Madeira Beach / John's Pass Bridge
Yoga class app 1 hour, Tai Chi class app 30-45 minutes.

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Madeira Beach News

Budweiser expands "Give A Damn" Safe Rides Campaign to offer Lyft Rides to Prevent Drunk Driving
Budweiser announced the bold next step in its Give A Damn campaign, together with safe ride partner Lyft. Given the success of last year's pilot program — during which Budweiser delivered more than 35,000 rides home across six states the brand will expand the 2017 campaign to offer 150,000 round-trip rides across nine states including the Tampa Bay area of Florida to help people get to and from their nights out.
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2017 International Coastal Cleanup: October 21st
This year Keep Pinellas Beautiful will be partnering with the Ocean Conservancy to host the International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, October 21st. One of the greatest threats to the health of our waterways lies in the garbage. Our clean up partners with the City of Madeira Beach are holding a clean up to address the many challenges to maintaining clean and healthy communities.
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iTREKKERS, John’s Pass Partnership Brings Fun Outdoor Adventures to Madeira Beach
Visitors to Madeira Beach have a new reason to opt outside during their vacations in sunny Florida. John’s Pass Fishing Village and Boardwalk has partnered with guided outdoor adventure company iTREKKERS to bring both thrilling and family-friendly activities to locals and vacationers in the active, turn-of-the-century village.
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John’s Pass Seafood Festival Seeking Vendors and Volunteers
John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk seeks food, retail, craft and charity or public information vendors for the 36th Annual John’s Pass Seafood Festival held on the last weekend of October annually. This year’s festival dates are Thursday, October 26th – Sunday, October 29th, 2017.
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Solar eclipse: Where to buy glasses, find safe viewings or travel Aug. 21
Don't look now, but the whole country is gearing up for the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States since 1979. You'll need special eye wear on Aug. 21 to watch it, or make travel plans if you want to experience it.
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National Heatstroke Awareness Day
In observance of today as National Heatstroke Awareness Day, the National Safety Council is calling on parents and caregivers to look before they lock, and on all states to implement laws to address children being left in cars.
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News from Seaside Seabird Sanctuary
Seaside Seabird Sanctuary is your stand alone, completely independent, Seabird Sanctuary on the Gulf Coast. It has not been an easy year in transition as we want to make sure there is no confusion about who we are as Seaside Seabird Sanctuary, a 100% public-funded, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, that needs you and your financial support to keep the legacy of rehabilitation and rescues alive for years to come.
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Conservationists hope black skimmer banding can help stabilize a declining seabird population
Sunrise was an hour and a half away when Beth Forys and a troupe of volunteers, students and wildlife experts parked their cars in a lot on Gulf Boulevard. They strolled through the humid night across the street to the beach, home to a colony of threatened seabirds called black skimmers.
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Dr. Delay: Updates on road construction in Madeira Beach, Pass-A-Grille and Largo
Do you know when the road construction in Madeira Beach will be done? They started tearing up 133rd Avenue last summer, and we're wondering when it will finally all be done.
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Madeira Beach commissioners agree to keep tax rate the same, continue to subsidize ferry service
The commission decided Tuesday to leave property taxes unchanged and make only a few changes to how that tax money will be spent.
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Tampa Bay Ferry launches Summer 2-for-1 special
Tampa Bay Ferry offers the lowest price boat ride in South Pinellas County. This summer, the Ferry is making the salt water experience a bit sweeter with a Buy One Day Pass Get an Additional Day Free.
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Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4256, celebrates Mel Smith 99th birthday
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4256, celebrated the 99th birthday of one of its members: Mel Smith, a U.S. Navy World War II veteran who still maintains a weekly volunteer schedule at a local veterans’ hospital. The event was attended by Smith’s fellow VFW members, family and friends.
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Health & Wellness: Protect Your Skin
Hit the beach, play tennis or soak in some rays. While Vitamin D is healthy, overexposing your skin without protection is not. Forget Miami Vice. Tan skin might look pretty, but if your skin’s health in the sunny season is crucial. Here’s some tips for safe sun exposure to prevent sunburn and premature aging.
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Emergency Access Permit for barrier island residents and businesses
In an effort to prevent looting and burglary after a large-scale mandatory evacuation, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and the barrier islands have joined forces to provide free Emergency Access Permits to all businesses and residents of the barrier islands. Once a mandatory evacuation order has been lifted, Emergency Access Permits will be required to re-enter an evacuated area. There are nine entry points to the barrier islands. Access will be limited based on the closest entry point to your residence.
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Madeira Beach VFW honors students, teachers and public servants
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4256, honored local students, teachers and public servants during their annual award ceremony held at the post’s Madeira Beach facility.
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Madeira Beach Travel News

How to avoid a road rage incident
We all know that road rage violence is not a new phenomenon, but it is a dangerous one. Many of the car accidents we see at Zanes Law are a result of road rage.
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Annual airfare study reveals best times to buy flights has released the findings of its Annual Airfare Study, which crunched 921 million airfares from 2.9 million trips to find the best and worst times to buy an airline ticket.
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Travelers split on paying for TSA Pre-Check
Thirteen percent of frequent travelers expect to lose or have lost their complimentary TSA Pre-Check status
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