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Miracle on Cleveland Street - Photo by David Ziff

December 5th 2008, the Clearwater Downtown Partnership hosted its inaugural “Miracle on Cleveland Street” in conjunction with The City of Clearwater’s annual “Holiday Light Up”. Adults and Children flocked the street to bask in the 2 tons of snow that blanketed the 500 block of Cleveland Street.

 

Kids Toboggan in the Snow on Cleveland Street - Photo by David ZiffWhile hundreds of children qued up to tobbogan down the huge "snow slide" the adults shopped at the holiday street vendors booths that were set up on each side of Cleveland Street. In addition to the holiday shopping, visitors also enjoyed a variety of holiday entertainment provided by: Francis Wilson Playhouse, Artists in Action Int’l, Clearwater Academy Choir, BB’s Dance Factory, Ruth Eckerd Hall and more.

 

Published in Events
Friday, 28 November 2008 15:46

Winter Wonderland 2008 Clearwater, Florida

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Ding-Ding-Ding! Choo-Choo! All Aboard!

Come one, come all to the magical holiday festivities once again created by the Clearwater Community Volunteers, dubbed “Elves” by Santa himself.

If you’re already a faithful fan of “Winter Wonderland” I assure you, that this year has more surprises than ever!

However, while the Elves were busily working on “Winter Wonderland”, Pam Ryan Anderson (the Head Elf) received an urgent text from Santa.  The text said, “Ho, Ho, Ho, there are still a few in the community that are not aware that the festivities are open to everyone and, admission is FREE!” and his text continued, “Ho, Ho, Ho, some ‘naughty overgrown children’ otherwise known as ‘adults’ may have never even noticed ‘Winter Wonderland’ when driving up and down Ft. Harrison.”

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