NEED FOR SPEED: Super Boats head to Clearwater

- Beachgoers feeling the need for speed this weekend can catch the Super Boat National Championship and Seafood Festival this weekend in Clearwater.

The festivities start Friday with the Super Boat International Parade at 6 p.m. along downtown Clearwater's Cleveland St. The parade culminates with a street part from 7-11 p.m.

Saturday, the Seafood Festival begins at 10 a.m. and people can get a glimpse of the boats timed trials, and a fireworks display after sunset. 

On Sunday, the boating championships begin at noon to include super boats that hit nearly 200 miles per hour on the water.

Shephard's Beach Resort is hosting the official Beach After Party starting at 4 p.m.

To watch the races on race day, head to

For more information about partking, you can visit:

Up Next:

Up Next

  • NEED FOR SPEED: Super Boats head to Clearwater
  • Tampa church holds vigil for unity, Charlottesville victims
  • AC problems plague Hillsborough Co. classrooms
  • Elvis is in the building at Sarasota's Waffle Stop
  • K9 chases down suspect who fled during traffic stop
  • Palmetto woman snaps close encounter with bobcat
  • Unborn baby dies, five injured in Largo crash
  • Serious crash shuts down westbound lanes of Courtney Campbell Causeway
  • Florida-based inventors make ZenCrate for anxious dogs
  • 9-foot alligator kills woman's dog in St. Petersburg