Billed as "Tampa's Best Party", supporting the arts never tasted so good! Saturday, April 29th, the Straz Center's signature fundraiser, an all-you-can-eat-and-drink bash known as 'Best of Tampa Bay' returns for its 32nd year! This year, event chair Tiffany Love McElheran will showcase 50 restaurants, breweries, distillers, caterers and more along with five distinguished bands including local favorites like Southern Train.

Revel under the stars along the Straz Center’s spectacular riverfront not only with unlimited food samplings but with a full open bar, specialty wine and beer tastings too.  Your ticket to dine is all-inclusive at the Best of Tampa Bay! Prices start with General Admission at $85, VIP is $125 and VIP Reserved affords you with a guaranteed table for 10 at $1400.

The Best of Tampa Bay Details

General Admission - Provides the all-inclusive food and beverage offered by the area's finest restaurants, breweries and caterers, open bar and live music with doors open at 7 pm. Get your tickets to Tampa's Best Party now!

VIP -  Includes early entrance to the evening beginning at 6 pm with access to all VIP private areas located throughout event grounds, all-inclusive food and beverage, open bar and live music. VIP is expected to sell out so be sure to grab your VIP TICKETS today! Note: Purchase is limited to 8 VIP tickets per person.

VIP Reserved - This VIP Table Ticket includes one ticket for a table of 10 guaranteeing your group reserved table seating for the entire night. Enjoy early entrance at 6 pm with access to all VIP private areas, all-inclusive food and beverages, open bar and live music. RESERVE YOUR TABLE before they are taken!

Note:  Tickets are limited to 8 tickets per person at the time of purchase and tickets prices are subject to change, so buy now to lock in these prices.

Previous VIP tent  photo courtesy Straz Center Facebook

Currently scheduled to serve their best are these signature establishments, click to see their #my813 business pages and learn more:

211 Restaurant at the Hilton Hotel
4 Rivers Smokehouse
Alessi Bakeries
American Social Bar (Miami, coming to Harbor Island)
Anise Global Gastrobar
Bavaro’s Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria
Bellas Italian Grille
Birch and Vine
Bizou Brasserie @ Le Méridien Tampa
Blondie's Cookies Inc.
Blue Bell Ice Cream
The Brunchery
Catering by the Family
Centre Club
Columbia Restaurant
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
Ella's American Folk Art Cafe
Falafel Inn Mediterranean Grill
The Florida Cane Distillery
Fuzzy's Taco Shop - Brandon
The Glenlivet Distillery
Green Iguana South Westshore
Hula Bay
Jerk Hut Jamaican Grille & Rhum Bar
Kahwa Coffee
LeAnne's Old Fashioned Cookies
Little Greek Restaurant
The Lodge
Maestro's At The Straz Performing Arts Center
Melitta Coffee
Miguel's Mexican Seafood & Grill
Miguelitos Taqueria Y Tequilas
Mini Doughnut Factory
Njoy Spirits, Distillery
Oystercatchers - The Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
Paramount Lebanese Kitchen
PRP Wines International
Revolution Ice Cream Co.
Saddlebrook Resort
Sally O'Neal's Pizza 
Seasons 52
Si-Am Thaimerican
Sprouts Farmers Market
Square 1
Texas de Brazil
Tijuana Flats
Timpano Italian Chophouse
Toffee To Go
Urban Cantina
WaterWorks Bar & Grill
Yummy House China Bistro

About Tiffany Love McElheran

Tiffany Love McElheran serves as general counsel for residential community associations throughout the state and routinely assists association officers, directors and property managers with corporate operations, including litigation, mediation and transactions for Bush, Ross Attorneys at Law.  Ms. McElheran is a member of the Florida Bar, Middle District of Florida, Hillsborough County Bar Association, American Inns of Court, Florida Association of Women Lawyers, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, and the Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers, where she serves on the scholarship committee. Additionally, Mrs. McElheran currently serves as a member of The Producer’s Board, which provides essential support for the artistic and educational programs at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, through networking and social events. Ms. McElheran is a Producer’s Board member for the Straz Center.

About the Straz Center for the Performing Arts and Best of Tampa Bay

The Straz Center for the Performing Arts brings world-class artists to the stage and encourages the creation of new works. As a cultural gathering place, the Straz Center helps students of all ages reach their potential and build lifelong skills, nurtures young artists and provides resources to local organizations. The Straz Center provides life-changing experiences to enrich and strengthen our community. Since its inception Best of Tampa Bay, has generated more than $2.5 million thru fundraising efforts for arts education programs.

With the potential for more vendors to join this scrumptious night, you are sure to be sublimely satiated and pleasantly intoxicated by the presentations Best of Tampa Bay brings to the table! A sell-out in previous years, don't miss your chance to be part of this signature event and the best party in Tampa, Saturday, April 29th at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts

(All photos courtesy of the Straz Performing Arts Center Facebook photos.)