Super Boat Clearwater and Blast Friday Team Up to Create Family Friendly Fun

Top Quote The Super Boat Clearwater festivities are getting "bigger, faster, louder" thanks the teaming of two of Clearwater economic boosters - the Bright House 2010 Clearwater Super Boat National Championships and Downtown Clearwater's Blast Friday (formerly known as Downtown Clearwater's 4th Friday). End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 23, 2010 - The Bright House 2010 Clearwater Super Boat National Championship Festival has teamed up with Downtown Clearwater's Blast Friday (formerly known as Downtown Clearwater's 4th Friday) to make the event bigger, faster, louder by providing non-stop family friendly activities on the 400 block of Downtown Clearwater's Cleveland Street on Friday, October 1st beginning at 5:30 p.m. Bright House Networks' Blast Friday presents the St. Petersburg Times Super Boat Block Party to kick off the three day event.

    Planned activities include:

    Super Boats on display - as well as other "super" vehicles including drag racers and super cars
    Opportunities to meet and get the autographs of the Super Boat drivers and racing teams
    Photo opportunity to get your picture taken inside a Super Boat.
    Junior Poker Run for children with prizes sponsored by the Bay Star Restaurant Group
    Performance from Clearwater's Suite Caroline - who recently became the second person signed by the William Morris Agency without a previous recording contract
    Vegas-style tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons from musical group Let's Hang On
    Performance from a surprise musical guest star
    Appearance from Bubba the Love Sponge in which he will give out prizes to guests in attendance
    Street performers
    Loads of food and libations
    And more!

    "We are expecting record attendance for this amazing event on Cleveland Street," says Kevin Carlon, Executive Director of Blast Friday.

    Last year, Super Boat brought an estimated 60,000-plus people to Clearwater, and made an estimated impact of $5-6 million on the local economy, without spending a penny of taxpayer's money.
    Passes for the VIP race experience are available for purchase for an adult admission price of $100 per person and $25 for children 16 and under through the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce.

    For a schedule of race events and details, visit www.clearwatersuperboat.com.

    A complete line up of Friday night activities will be available on www.BlastFriday.com beginning on September 27th when the event's website launches. Prior to the web site launch, vendors, sponsor requests, and general information can be made by writing to blastfriday ( @ ) blastfriday dot com or calling (888) 53-BLAST dot

    About the Bright House 2010 Clearwater Super Boat National Championships:

    When Super Boat International (SBI) founder and 30-year veteran, John Carbonell, wanted to produce Clearwater's 1st Annual Super Boat National Championship and Festival two local area businessmen made it happen: Restaurateur Frank Chivas and Former Mayor of Clearwater Brian Aungst Sr.

    The Bright House 2010 Clearwater Super Boat National Championships will be produced by Super Boat International and presented by Bright House Networks. To see the full list of sponsors, partners and sponsor hotels, visit www.clearwatersuperboat.com.

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