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About Dunedin Florida

Where is Dunedin Located?

Dunedin is a city on Florida’s Gulf Coast. It’s known for the beaches, pine forest and ospreys of Honeymoon Island State Park. The island is linked to the mainland by Dunedin Causeway, which offers views over St. Joseph Sound Also, just off the coast of Dunedin are Caladesi and Honeymoon Islands, both renowned for their unspoiled beauty.

The name comes from Dùn Èideann, the Scottish Gaelic name for Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. Dunedin is the 5th largest city in Pinellas County. The population was 35,321 at the 2010 census.[5]

Dunedin is home to several beaches, including Dunedin Causeway, Honeymoon Island, and Caladesi Island State Park, which is consistently rated among the best beaches in the world.[6] Dunedin is one of the few open waterfront communities from Sarasota to Cedar Key where buildings do not completely obscure the view of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico beyond; a 1-mile (1.6 km) stretch of Edgewater Drive (also known as Alternate US 19) south of downtown offers views of St. Joseph Sound, Clearwater Beach, and Caladesi Island. Downtown Clearwater and Clearwater Beach are a 6-mile (10 km) drive south on Edgewater.

The downtown business district is notable for its absence of large commercial signage, corporate franchise restaurants or chain retail stores. The Pinellas Trail, a 39-mile-long (63 km) bicycle and pedestrian trail that traverses all of Pinellas County, bisects downtown Dunedin. A large portion of the trail lies on the former roadbed of the Orange Belt Railway, the first railroad in Pinellas County, which arrived in 1888.

Since 1977, Dunedin is the spring training home of the Toronto Blue Jays, as well as the class-A Dunedin Blue Jays of the Florida State League. Dunedin is one of the smallest communities used by Major League spring training teams, although surrounded by a large metropolitan area. TD Ballpark is situated next to the Dunedin Public Library a few blocks south of downtown on Douglas Avenue, and is just two blocks east of Edgewater Drive. The stadium was built as a replacement to Grant Field, the Blue Jays’ first spring training ball park. The library was founded in 1895 and is the oldest public library in Pinellas County.[7]

The city is home to multiple breweries including Dunedin Brewery, Florida’s oldest microbrewery.

The Downtown Market Area

Every Friday and Saturday from November thru June Dunedin hosts a fresh market in John R. Lawrence Pioneer Park. It is filled with approximately 40 vendors selling food and handmade craft items, and weekly entertainment on the stage.

The Downtown Arts & Crafts Festival

Four times a year we close Main Street for this popular event. Howard Alan Events brings over 200 vendors to sell their goods and refreshments. The Arts & Craft festivals are held in January, February, June and November.
The Traditional Christmas Parade

During the holidays, Main Street is turned into a winter wonderland complete with entertainment, games, carriage rides and a holiday parade.  

The Twinkle of the Lights 

Welcome to the downtown area with a blanket of lights and decorations. Entryways are lit up, trees and wreaths and poinsettias cover our landscape.
The City’s annual Lamp Post Contest is held with participating merchants, business owners, churches, City departments and civic groups.
Foot note – Information from Wikipedia

Things to see in Dunedin

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