February is over and the first weekend of March is here! What things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend will have your attention as the sun gets hotter and as we move towards spring break? If you don't have plans, this list has all the best Tampa events this weekend so you can attend a bar crawl, concert, festival, or all three.

Check out our guide for all the best things to do in Tampa this weekend if you want to celebrate the first Friday in the city you love. For more things to do in Tampa, 813area is your source for all the best events in Tampa Bay.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Pittsburgh Penguins | Mar 3

on Thursday, 3 Mar, 7:00 PM
at Amalie Arena
Participants: Tampa Bay Lightning
401 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

Watch Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Pittsburgh Penguins at Amalie Arena on March 3!

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Florida Strawberry Festival

on Thursday, 3 Mar, 10:00 AM
at Plant City
302 W Reynolds St, Plant City, FL 33563
Attending Interested

The Florida Strawberry Festival returns to its former glory in 2022 with a lineup of headline acts that includes The Beach Boys, Lady A, Jake Owen, Boyz II Men and 20 additional acts on the Wish Farms Stage.

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Gasparilla Arts Festival

on Saturday, 5 Mar, 12:00 AM
at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park
1001 N Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607
Attending Interested

Welcome to one of America’s most prestigious fine arts and fine craft shows. Mark your calendars for the 52nd Annual Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, March 5-6 2022! Grab your tickets now!!!!

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ORCHIDS By The Bay Show and Sale

on Saturday, 5 Mar, 10:00 AM
at Valley of Tampa Scottish Rite
5500 Memorial Hwy, Tampa, FL 33634
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Orchid sales! Orchid supplies! Potting/ repotting services offered. Win door prizes! FIRST WEEKEND IN MARCH Tampa Scottish Rite 5500 Memorial Hwy, Tampa, FL 33634 General Admission $5 at the door

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Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival

on Saturday, 5 Mar, 2:00 PM
at Perry Harvey Sr Park
1000 E Harrison St, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

The annual Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival returns on Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 2:00-5:00 PM.

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USF Green and Gold Gala

on Saturday, 5 Mar, 7:00 PM
at The Florida Aquarium
701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

An evening of live music, food and beverages including a signature cocktail, spread across 3 floors of entertainment and exclusive access to the aquarium! Start your night with live music on the 1st floor and end the evening at the rooftop silent disco.

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Come Together - Grand Opening Event @ Avalon

on Sunday, 6 Mar, 8:00 AM
at Avalon Event Center
10051 W. Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33615
Attending Interested

A collaboration between L8 Night Flights and 3 other Tampa Bay DJ based promotional groups, Serious Soul, Liveworks, and Sundown Sounds.

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