Things to Do in Dunedin

Ready for a little fun in the sun?

 

If you’re looking for a fun and relaxing vacation spot, look no further than Dunedin, Florida! Our charming town offers a variety of activities and attractions to keep you entertained, from spending a day at the beach to exploring our walkable downtown and surrounding areas!

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Fun in the Dunedin Sun

Ready for some fun in the sun? Dunedin, Florida is the perfect place to relax and enjoy all that nature has to offer. Cycling, fishing, boating,  kayaking, and so much more, there’s something for everyone in this coastal town.

Park at Edgewater Park and take a walk along the pier. This historic spot is a great place to take in the view of Caladesi Island. If you’re feeling adventurous, rent a kayak from one of the local businesses and explore Pinellas County’s waterways.

Head over to Highlander Park and let the kids run around on the playground or go fishing off the pier. Here are some of the top things to do in Dunedin.

Honeymoon Island and Caladesi Island State Parks

Honeymoon Island and Caladesi Island are havens for nature lovers, swimmers, sunbathers, and hikers. The beaches are soft, and white and the water is warm in the Gulf of Mexico.

Honeymoon Island

Honeymoon Island is at the west end of the Dunedin Causeway, and One Causeway Blvd. is a scenic drive worth taking. Entry to the state park is $8 per car (includes up to eight people). There are many activities to enjoy on the island. Honeymoon Island is also dog friendly and has a beach designated for your fur babies (leashes are mandatory).

Caladesi Island

Caladesi Island State Park is located on the Gulf of Mexico in Dunedin. The island is accessible mostly by boat (but is walkable from North Clearwater Beach) and is a popular destination for fishing, swimming, picnicking, and bird watching. Visitors enjoy taking nature walks through the lush vegetation and three miles of unspoiled beaches.

Toronto Blue Jays & Dunedin Blue Jays

Baseball is played in Dunedin from March through September, thanks to the Blue Jays. Located at TD Stadium in Dunedin, the Toronto Blue Jays take the field for spring training from February – March. The Blue Jays offer great baseball action in an intimate ballpark setting.

The minor league Dunedin Jays, part of the Florida State League, take the field from April through September, These young players offer exciting action at family-friendly prices. You never know which of these exciting stars will be called up to the big leagues or when, but you have an opportunity to see them in play, up close and personal, while they’re honing their skills.

You can find baseball items for all kids at the Jays’ Shop, which is located in TD Ballpark. Shop hours vary by season. On game days, the shop is open at 10 AM until 30 minutes after the game. Call the Blue Jays shop at (727) 733-9302. The Dunedin Chamber, 301 Main Street, Dunedin, also has a selection of Blue Jays hats, shirts and gift items.

Toronto Blue Jays & Dunedin Blue Jays

Baseball is played in Dunedin from March through September, thanks to the Blue Jays. Located at TD Stadium in Dunedin, the Toronto Blue Jays take the field for spring training from February – March. The Blue Jays offer great baseball action in an intimate ballpark setting.

The minor league Dunedin Jays, part of the Florida State League, take the field from April through September, These young players offer exciting action at family-friendly prices. You never know which of these exciting stars will be called up to the big leagues or when, but you have an opportunity to see them in play, up close and personal, while they’re honing their skills.

You can find baseball items for all kids at the Jays’ Shop, which is located in TD Ballpark. Shop hours vary by season. On game days, the shop is open at 10 AM until 30 minutes after the game. Call the Blue Jays shop at (727) 733-9302. The Dunedin Chamber, 301 Main Street, Dunedin, also has a selection of Blue Jays hats, shirts and gift items.

Dunedin Fine Arts Center

This wonderful facility features changing art exhibits to delight and challenge your senses. The facility, located at 1143 Michigan Blvd., includes the David L. Mason Children’s Art Museum which is designed to make art fun for children, with interactive themes and hands-on experiences. Round out your experience with a visit to the Art Center’s Palm Café and fantastic Gallery Gift Shop. DFAC is open Mon—Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM, Sat: 10 AM – 2 PM, and Sun 1 PM – 4 PM.

Around the Center

Dunedin Activities

Get active and enjoy what the outdoors has to offer! For all ages and abilities, Dunedin can be explored by land or by sea!

Golf

If golf is your passion, this is a spot you don’t want to miss.

Water Sports

Beaches, boating, kayaking, Caladesi & Honeymoon Islands State Parks, fishing.

Dunedin Marina

Dunedin has a marina for use by residents & visitors. Day docks are perfect to tie up to and visit the many downtown shops & restaurants.

Art

Dunedin Fine Art Center, Annual Wearable Art Show, Art Harvest – one of the Tampa Bay area’s best-juried art shows, plus several arts & crafts festivals.

Festivals

Seafood, craft beer, fine art, arts & crafts, car shows and Friday Films in the Park (Pioneer Park) every October and April. Read about the story of the orange.

Music

Dunedin Wines the Blues, Sunset Music Series, Community Chorus, Dunedin Pipe Band, Haggis Celtic Music Concerts (At the Scottish Cultural Center every month).

Transportation

The Jolley Trolley, Clearwater Ferry, bike rentals, Pinellas Trail, named one of America’s “Most Walkable Cities.”

Outdoor Activities

Swim, fish, boat, rent a kayak, paddleboard or catamaran, walk, bike ride, or play a round of golf at the original home of the PGA, the Dunedin Golf Club.

Parks

Dunedin has 30 parks in addition to Caladesi & Honeymoon Island State Parks. See nature, and natural Florida, at its best!