The Philadelphia Phillies are in Clearwater, Fla., for spring training once again. The Phillies have been training in Clearwater since 1948. In 2002, Clearwater and the Phillies broke ground constructing a new stadium. The team has practiced at the new “Bright House Field” ever since. The stadium holds a capacity of 8,500 people. There are group picnic areas, party suites and Club seats in the ballpark. There is also a kids play area and expansive team store.
Clearwater has a population of 108,732 people. There are many hotspots and recommended restaurants in the city. Wave Night Club and Backyard Tiki bar are some of the most popular. Britt’s Island Grill is another, along with Yacht Starship dinner cruise. Some attractions Clearwater has are a Super Boat Festival and Pier 60 Park. The park has free family events that feature artisans, crafters, street performers and musical entertainment every night.