Fall is in the air - can you feel it? Humidity is way down, and just in time, as Tampa Bay turns up the fun, with cool outdoor Oktoberfest events and festivities featured throughout Tampa area. Get a jump start on Halloween as the season kicks off with corn mazes, haunted houses, haunted trails, and a new frightful adventure on the Hillsborough River! There are plenty of Halloween attractions in Tampa now opened for a scary good time!
There are sooo many cool things happening throughout the month of October in the Tampa area. So get your errands done early, or leave the laundry for later and enjoy any of these top things to do in Tampa this weekend!
Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce presents Harbor Sounds Oktoberfest on Saturday. Nine blocks of Main Street will be filled with fine arts and crafts, food and entertainment. German entertainment at the Gazebo, a Beer Garden and Music and Fun! The Deutshemeister Blas Band and Greg Billings Band will be performing and there is a special Stein Holding Contest!
Tarpons Springs Oktoberfest: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in Historic Downtown Tarpon Springs you'll be able to enjoy German, Greek and American food, live music, dancing, contests, games, and kids amusement rides!
Stay close to your fearless captain on this journey to uncover the dark secrets hidden amongst the waterways of Tampa. Travel along the shadow-haunted passes filled with the sites and sounds on the Pirate Water Taxi.
This is haunted house experience in downtown St. Pete promises a monster night of creepiness for the Halloween enthusiasts. After your frightful experience, make it a great night out, and visit any of downtown St. Pete's cool bars! Event Dates this weekend include Thursday-Saturday, October 5-7.
Funnyman Bill Burr will be at the at Mahaffey Theater on Friday, October 6 at 7 p.m. He's one of the top comedic voices of our generation and brings his own brand of sass to the stage. He's a film and TV star and he's sure to tickle your funny bone with his no-nonsense adult humor.
Anderson Cooper & Andy Cohen will be at Straz Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, October 7. It'll be a night of insider news and gossip from two men who cover breaking news to celebrity crushes. They've both got a fingertip on American pop culture and are sure to entertain!
Get off the Couch and Support the Cure for Breast Cancer
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and our beloved Tampa Bay Bucs kick it off with a great race to support the cause and the cure.
Plant City has their own special way to celebrate fall, their Fox Squirrel Corn Maze event sells pumpkins and offers hayride, games, arts and craft vendors and more!
Tampa's Pro NHL hockey team has a home game at the Amalie Arena on Friday vs. the Florida Panthers. If you still need more hockey, their away game on Saturday against the Panthers will be broadcast on TV at 7:30 p.m.
It's a Thursday game vs. the New England Patriots tomorrow night. Kick off is at 8:25 p.m. It will be a tough match for Jameis Winston and his team against Tom Brady and the Pats. Next up will be an away game vs. the Cardinals on October 15.