This event takes walkers to downtown Tarpon Springs with historic sponge docks, savory restaurants and quaint shops. Along the way, walkers will see much of the Greek traditions that mark the town.

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Sponge Docks

Year Round Walk

SN: 120516 - 2022 / Y0815

when is the event

The event is closed

From Sun, Jan 2nd, 2022 to Dec 31st, 2022

Start box available: 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mon-Fri; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where is the event

Tarpon Springs, Florida

The address/location to the Physical Start Box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

Bayou Cafe Tarpon Springs FL

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Little Free Libraries


Rockin' Around the Clock

Town Halls / City Halls

Walking with America's Veterans

CC: Hillsborough County


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

Walkers will tour Tarpon Spring bayous; then it's on to the sponge docks, with restaurants, shops and museums. Walk can be done in conjunction with Tarpon Springs (Howard Park) YRE for two event/20K distance credit.

conditions for the event

Rating: 1A, Distance: 5, 10km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Medium

Event information

Cafe may close on major holidays. To check, call ahead (727) 943-3700. Complete walks in daylight hours.


how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

118 E Tarpon, 34689. From Tampa, take SR 60 to US 19. Right on US 19 about 15 miles to Tarpon. Left on Tarpon. 1 mile to free public parking lot on corner of Alt 19 and Tarpon. From other points, take US 19 or Alt US 19 to Tarpon. Park in public parking lot or in lot at corner of Safford Ave. and Lemon St. On weekends, you can also park in the Wells Fargo lot between Court Street and Lemon St., but do not park in spaces marked for bank use only. Please do not use restaurant parking!

Maps phrase and directions link

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Bayou Cafe Tarpon Springs FL

event sponsor

Suncoast Sandpipers Volkssport Club (AVA-0219)

Event website: suncoastsandpipers.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.