Mayor's Message

Dear Residents and Visitors,

We are well into the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and, of course, it is a very busy time of year for everyone. Please slow down and take care of yourselves this holiday season.

See important messages below.

16th Annual Florida Holiday Halfathon

The 16th Annual Florida Holiday Halfathon is scheduled for this Sunday, December 10, 2017. Traffic will be affected on Gulf Boulevard till about 12:00 noon. The race begins at 7:00 a.m. in Madeira Beach, heading north on Gulf Boulevard to Indian Shores, then heads inland over the Park Boulevard Bridge to Seminole, north along the Pinellas Trail and into Taylor Park, to the lakefront finish line.

The Indian Shores Police Department and Pinellas County Sheriff's Office will assist with traffic flow.

For more information see

Beach Community Food Pantry (BCFP)

The Town of Indian Shores will continue it's support of the Beach Community Food Pantry. 

The BCFP will accept any non-perishable items; however, they report being particularly in need of: 

  • Canned fruit 
  • Canned beans 
  • Peanut Butter and/or Jelly
  • Pasta sauce
  • Personal toiletries (individual size)

To donate, please drop any donations in our Holiday Box in the Town Hall 3rd floor Administration lobby.

You can read more about them at: Indian Rocks Beach Calvary Episcopal Church - Beach Community Food Pantry.

Florida Botanical Gardens Annual Gift and Plant Sale

Holiday shoppers looking for the perfect gift will be delighted by the offerings and the ambiance at the annual Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation Gift and Plant Sale on Sunday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo.

The Gift and Plant Sale is the foundation’s biggest sale event of the year, providing visitors a one-of-a-kind outdoor shopping experience amid the festive holiday decorations of the Holiday Lights in the Gardens. Proceeds from the sale and donations help fund garden improvement projects throughout the year.

For more information about the Florida Botanical Gardens, visit, or call (727) 582-2100.

Holiday Boat Parade Viewing Party

Join us for the annual Indian Shores/Redington Beaches Holiday Boat Parade Viewing Party scheduled for Sunday, December 17, 7:30 p.m. at the Indian Shores Municipal Center.

Soup will be provided by Salt Rock Grill. Cookies and cocoa will be provided by the Town.

Interested in entering your boat in the parade? The Indian Shores/Redington Beaches lighted Holiday Boat Parade is still accepting applications for boats to participate in the parade. Please see the Boat Registration Form for more information.

Come celebrate the holidays with us.

Holiday Boat Parade Viewing

Gulf Boulevard Beautification Streetscape Project

The Gulf Boulevard Beautification Streetscape Project continues plantings along Gulf Boulevard with noticeable demolition work on the medians. 

We plan to have the streetscape projected mostly completed by the holidays.

Sunday Morning Market

The Indian Shores Sunday morning market is back every Sunday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. a the Municipal Center. It's free and open to the public. It's a good place for holiday shopping.