Oldsmar, Florida 2024

oldsmar,FloridaOldsmar's history began with a dramatic and historic event when a 2,000-year-old Indian shell mound was destroyed by a developer who was building the first housing subdivision in the area.

It was the beginning of a revolution that transformed the sleepy fishing village of Oldsmar into the fountain of youth it is today.

In 1977, the first Oldsmar Days was held and quickly became an annual festival to celebrate the city's founding. The first museum in the area was also built in 1977 in the historical building of the Oldsmar Bank, which was relocated from its original site. Now located on the city's waterfront, the Oldsmar Historical State Museum is a collection of artifacts that tell the story of the city's past.

Oldsmar is a city located in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. The population is 14,543 as of the 2020 US Census.

The Tampa Bay area is a cultural Mecca, with an array of art and music venues, museums, and an international airport (Tampa International Airport) that's only a 25-minute drive from Oldsmar. The city is part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Oldsmar celebrates its rich history with a week-long event, Oldsmar Days, held annually in October.

Tampa Bay Downs, a horse racetrack, is located in Oldsmar. It was rebuilt from a previous facility that was torn down in 1925 after being built in 1922. There is also a large dog racing track in Oldsmar, the Oldsmar Dog Track.

Oldsmar has a number of parks, including the R. E. Olds Park, which honors the city's founder, and the Oldsmar Historical State Museum located on the waterfront.

Oldsmar is home to two breweries: Oldsmar Brewery and Tampa Bay Brewing Company. The latter has a full-service restaurant and bar, while the former only serves beer.

Oldsmar is a small town in Pinellas County, Florida, but the range of food and dining options is not small.

Oldsmar is a small town with a big heart and plenty of charm. Visitors can find seafood, Greek, Italian, Irish pubs, meat markets, and a 5-star hotel on the Tampa Bay waterfront offering waterfront dining.

Oldsmar is a pet-friendly and family-friendly community with numerous parks, walking and biking trails, green spaces, and a waterfront.