thebustedhourglassHappy Valentine’s Day, friends! Will you be celebrating with your sweetheart this weekend at the Downtown #DunedinCraftFestival? We definitely will be, and believe us when we tell you that there’s a lot more to this quaint little area that meets the eye.

Planning a sweet mini-getaway to Dunedin with your love this weekend? You’re not alone. This small area in the Gulf coast is a coveted spot for couples looking for an under-the-radar romantic getaway. We’ve put together a list of things to do this weekend to satisfy your craving for a hush-hush dream weekend vacation with your significant other.

Check out the Dunedin Historical Museum. A tiny slice of Americana right on the edge of Dunedin, this historical gem highlights the story of this sleepy coastal town. There are some 2,000 artifacts and more than 2,500 photographs archived here, as well as a vast library of Florida history. The couple that learns together …

1898022_739619636062473_1381854557_nTake a ride to Clearwater and back on the Jolley Trolley. What’s more fun than enjoying the breezy Florida weather as you ride a trolley to another one of Florida’s treasured spots on the Gulf? The Jolley Trolley is as fun as it sounds, and even more exciting when experienced with someone special. Make stops at Tarpon Springs and Palm Harbor for even more adventure.

Have lunch or dinner at the Broadway Deli & Cafe. One of our longtime favorite Dunedin businesses, the Broadway Deli & Cafe has a cozy, intimate and friendly atmosphere with amazing food and wonderful service. This weekend, sample delectable eats at affordable prices. Bonus: Enjoy live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Also, vendors for the Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival will receive 10% off with a business card, and they can call ahead to have their scrumptious breakfast or lunch ready for pickup.


Visit award-winning beaches in Caladesi Island State Park. There’s nothing more romantic than a ferry ride, except one thing: a ferry ride to Caladesi Island State Park, one of the few naturally occurring islands in the state of Florida, which boasts award-winning white-sandy beaches and a wide variety of flora and fauna to explore. Take your love on a romantic excursion as you experience the beauty of Florida’s natural landscapes.

Enjoy crafts, camaraderie and fun at the Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival. The Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival is a longstanding tradition for Downtown Dunedin, brought to you by American Craft Endeavors. We have selected over 100 crafters, artists and vendors from hundreds of applications submitted, to bring you the very best in handcrafted, American-made crafts. Bring your loved ones to this free family event and enjoy meeting some of your favorite artisans as they share and showcase their work. Find your special someone a unique, handcrafted memento to remember this weekend by.

Don’t forget, we are in Downtown Dunedin Saturday and Sunday from 10 am- 5 pm. Bring your smartphone and take photos of your romantic weekend at the festival, put them up on Instagram add the hashtag #DunedinCraftFestival so we can share in your excitement. Our craft festivals are always free and open to the public, and all ages are welcome. We’ll see you at the Dunedin Craft Festival!

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