Looking for something to do with the family this Memorial Day Weekend in Tampa? Bring out the kids and head to any one of these family friendly Memorial Day events in Tampa, many of which are free or fairly cheap to attend, and enjoy a memorable Memorial Day weekend with the family.
2013 Memorial Day Military Appreciation at Lowry Park Zoo - Lowry Park Zoo in North Tampa will offer free admission to all military personnel (active-duty and retirees) on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. In addition, as many as three direct dependents of the military personnel are entitled to free admission to the Zoo on this special day. Just show a Department of Defense photo ID at the Zoo’s ticket counter.
2013 Memorial Day Weekend at the Florida Aquarium - The Florida Aquarium will follow suit and offer two FREE admission tickets to all active duty, retired, drilling reservist, or National Guardsman military members and a guest from Saturday, May 25 through the holiday on Monday, May 27.
Memorial Day Family Fun Carnival at Glazer Children's Museum - On Monday, May 27, the Glazer Children's Museum in Downtown Tampa will host a special Family Fun Carnival perfect for kids and adults of all ages. Head out to the Children's Museum beginning at 10 a.m. for a full day of classic carnival games throughout the Museum as well as more than 170 interactivities and exhibits for all to enjoy. Carnival admission included with the price of a regular ticket to the museum.
2013 Oldsmar Freedom Fest - Taking place along Main Street in Downtown Oldsmar, the Oldsmar Freedom Fest will take place from Friday, May 24 through Sunday, May 26 with a kids fun zone, beer garden, and live music from a variety of local bands. Freedom Fest is completely free to attend.
2013 Memorial Day Family FunFest - Taking place across the bay at the Armed Forces History Museum in Largo, the Memorial Day Fun Fest will feature rock wall climbing, a bounce house, power bungee jumping, face painting, military dress up, photo opportunities, arts, crafts and more for kids and adults of all ages to enjoy. Entry is free and. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.