It’s officially Gasparilla Season, me hearties! This is the weekend to prepare yourself for the big day on January 26th! So what do you have planned?

If you’re looking to relax and catch up on sleep this weekend so you’re ready for next weekend, we get it! However we might tell you that you should train your body in preparation for Gasparilla, and heading out this weekend might be best for your activity levels as well as your tolerance (just kidding, Mom and Dad!!!)

Here’s our list of the best events and things to do in Tampa this weekend:

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3rd Thursday

3rd Thursday

on Thursday, 17 Jan, 6:00 PM
at Grand Central at Kennedy
1120 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33602
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3rd Thursday Tampa is Downtown Tampa's Monthly Street Food Fest! Join us for some all out – outside food fun located at Grand Central at Kennedy 1208 E. Kennedy Blvd 33602. This event is a gourmet Food Truck event featuring Live Music and Cocktails provided by the Pour House Tampa.

New Year, New Beer!

New Year, New Beer!

on Thursday, 17 Jan, 6:00 PM
at Cigar City Brewing
3924 W. Spruce St., Tampa, FL 33607
Attending Interested

A brewery tour will be provided complimentary and will begin shortly after check-in. During the tour, there will be four tasting stations.

Randy of the Trailer Park Boys presents: A Cheeseburger Picnic

Randy of the Trailer Park Boys presents: A Cheeseburger Picnic

on Thursday, 17 Jan, 8:00 PM
at Crowbar
1812 North 17th Street, Tampa, FL 33605
Attending Interested

Based on the character from the hit program, Trailer Park Boys, Randy's Cheeseburger Picnic brings a sh*t storm of non-stop laughter and audience interaction.

Date Night: Italian Pasta from Scratch!

Date Night: Italian Pasta from Scratch!

on Friday, 18 Jan, 6:00 PM
at AJ's Kitchen Drawer
13974 West Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, FL 33635
Attending Interested

Are you dreaming of the Italian countryside? Join us for a hands-on cooking class Get hands-on practice making fresh pasta dishes! Menu to come! What to expect during your class at Aj's: In our classes you will work together with your partner in an exciting, hands-on experience.

Noname

Noname

on Friday, 18 Jan, 6:30 PM
at The RITZ Ybor
1503 E 7th Ave., Tampa, FL 33605
Attending Interested

Noname will be performing at The Ritz this Friday night at 6:30 p.m. for her fans from Tampa! Fatimah Nyeema Warner, better known by her stage name Noname, is an American rapper and poet.

Whistlepig on the Rooftop at Del Frisco's

Whistlepig on the Rooftop at Del Frisco's

on Friday, 18 Jan, 6:00 PM
at Del Frisco's Grille | Tampa
4138 W. Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607
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Enjoy an evening sampling Whistlepig Whiskey at Del Frisco's Grill with Steward of the Brand Ingrid Rodriguez. $35 per person. Farmstock, 10 year, 12 year, and 15 year accompanied by some apps and live music.

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ATLiens – Spacecult – Free Guest List

ATLiens – Spacecult – Free Guest List

on Friday, 18 Jan, 10:00 PM
at The RITZ Ybor
1503 E 7th Ave., Tampa, FL 33605
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Sunset Events & Disco Donnie Presents in Association with Tampa EDM present: ATLiens SPACECULT

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2019 5K Run/Walk/Boot Camp

2019 5K Run/Walk/Boot Camp

on Saturday, 19 Jan, 8:00 AM
at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

5K WALK/RUN The 5K Walk/Run for Health kicks off the morning of the first day of the 2-Day Music Fest and is held in honor of Mrs. Felecia Ann Wintons. She was one of the founding members of the Festival and lost her battle with Breast cancer in 2009.

2019 Children's Gasparilla Extravaganza and Parade

2019 Children's Gasparilla Extravaganza and Parade

on Saturday, 19 Jan, 11:00 AM
at Gasparilla
Bayshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606
Attending Interested

Come enjoy the alcohol-free kick off to the Gasparilla Season with the 2019 Children's Gasparilla Extravaganza on Saturday, January 19th.

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2019 2-day Music Fest

2019 2-day Music Fest

on Saturday, 19 Jan, 12:00 PM
at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

Join us as we continue the celebration of the 18th Annual Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival Music Fest at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park on Saturday and Sunday, January 19-20, 2019.

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Crawl Wars Soho Tampa

Crawl Wars Soho Tampa

on Saturday, 19 Jan, 7:00 PM
at MacDinton's Soho
405 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
Attending Interested

Where Locals Go, Florida's Official Bar Crawl, brings you Crawl Wars. Grab your light sabers - blasters and Join us on Saturday, January 19th in Soho Tampa. Deck yourself out in your BEST Star Wars gear (or not) and roam Soho Tampa where you will receive (5) FREE drinks

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Millennium Age Host Silent Party Tampa 'RNB Vibez Only'

Millennium Age Host Silent Party Tampa 'RNB Vibez Only'

on Saturday, 19 Jan, 9:00 PM
at Aloft Tampa Downtown Hotel
100 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

WELCOME TO SILENT PARTY TAMPA "R&B VIBEZ ONLY" Secure your tickets early! Our Silent Parties Always Sell Out!

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Gasparilla Bullie Bootie Brunch

Gasparilla Bullie Bootie Brunch

on Sunday, 20 Jan, 12:00 PM
at WTR Pool & Grill
7700 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL 33607
Attending Interested

Don't miss out on the fun at the Gasparilla Bullie Bootie Brunch to benefit FEBR! Tickets to attend the event are $30 and include a brunch buffet and also a souvenir cup filled with a Gasparilla Rum Punch.

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Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah

on Sunday, 20 Jan, 8:00 PM
at The Yuengling Center
4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Fl 33620
Attending Interested

Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show on Comedy Central.

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The Fixx!! Manor On Sunday

The Fixx!! Manor On Sunday

on Sunday, 20 Jan, 10:00 PM
at Franklin Manor
912 North Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

1.20.19 Tampa’s All New Once A Month Party Has Arrived. The Fixx Will Be The Cure To All Your Party Needs. Live Music Art And Fashion. Franklin Manor Is Location. This Event Will Sell Out Fast