The Clermont Downtown Partnership continues to host very exciting new Downtown Clermont events with amazing foods, crafts and live entertainment. Hundreds of visitors regularly pack the streets with masks and safe social distancing for CDP events. There is always something delicious and fun for everyone!

May 7 – First Friday Event: There will be a large array of diverse food trucks and vendors available from 5:30 to 9 p.m. with many of the Downtown Clermont stores open late that night. Some of the most popular food trucks will be back including Ritters Frozen Custard, Da Leo’s Dogs, Bowls for Tu, Jour d’ Crepe, Monsta Lobsta, Brazilian Passion, Uncle Tony’s BBQ, Amish Pretzel, Rubios Baja, Quit Smacking, Birri Taco, City Street Kitchen Tamale, Willy T’s Crabshack and Chi Phi. Many of the downtown shops and restaurants will remain open late. There will be a fun Kid Zone featuring a rock-climbing wall and a bounce house. The Popular Eddy Craft Band will be there on West Montrose Street to provide exciting music playing a bit of everything from country, funk, bluegrass, popular and classic rock sounds. Eddy Craft has opened stage performances for Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Eddie Rabbit, James Bonamy and he has performed with Collin Raye. Craft grew up in country music industry with a family of singers and songwriters.

Weekly Sunday Clermont Farmer’s Markets are now fully back for spring and growing bigger each week with dozens of safely spaced-out food, craft and specialty vendors each Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wonderful farm fresh organic produce, seafood, Florida raised local beef, sweets, plants, coffees. teas, soaps, pastas, cheese, breads, crafts, artwork and seasonal gifts make this a fun weekly event. Plus, most Downtown Clermont restaurants will be open. Bring your family!

Downtown Clermont! The Clermont Downtown Partnership remains a not-for-profit association of small-business owners in and around the downtown Clermont area. The Clermont Downtown Partnership creates a positive community spirit with extra special events and business opportunities to celebrate Clermont. CDP and their members offer you the Sunday Farmer’s Markets, the monthly First Friday Food Trucks, Mega Food Truck Events, Wine Walks, Beer Crawls, the Fall Harvest Festival, Candy Cane Lane Arts & Crafts Show and much more. The special free CDP community events bring thousands of local area residents and tourists to enjoy downtown Clermont each year. Money received from vendors and sponsors for the Clermont Downtown Partnership events is also used to promote additional activities and marketing to help promote Downtown Clermont.

Join Your Clermont Downtown Partnership! Now is the perfect time to take advantage of joining CDP for great opportunities to network with other business owners, promote your business and to help our community by becoming an active member. It’s time to get involved with their Marketing, Membership and Special Events Committees. CDP member meetings are normally held the third Wednesday of each month from 8 to 9:30 a.m. For membership and sponsorship information, visit and contact CDP President, Kimberly Grogan at For the CDP Farmer’s Market, contact Sandy Farnsworth at: 352-617-8788 and

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