Ya'll won't be bored this weekend! We've got a big, juicy list of things to do in Tampa this weekend that will have you dreading Monday even more! There are a few awesome networking events this weekend for our Tampa entrepreneurs and social butterflies. And let's not forget about the new Lion King premiere! Relive your favorite childhood movie as an adult (you know, with adult beverages) at Villagio Cinemas in Carrollwood

There are several fun things to do in Tampa for the yougins' this weekend too! Take the kids to a back to school bash or to get some good ol' vitamin D at a Clearwater Beach cleanup! Whatever you envision for your weekend entertainment, Tampa has tons of things to do to keep the boredom far at bay! 

Bring a Date

Sparkling Sounds at Eddie V's

Eddie V's signature summer event has returned with more than a little French flair! The champagne, wine, lobster trio, and live music will sound like Paris on a glittering night. Head to Eddie V's for a magical date night inspired by the romance (and deliciousness) of France. For $25 per person, you and your special person can enjoy a lobster-tasting trio and choice of featured wine or champagne. Cheers!

4400 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, FL, 33607. Phone 813-877-7290

2019 Annual 'Buzzed' Spelling Bee + Backpack Drive

See how much you remember from grade school and give back to the community during the 3rd Annual "Buzzed" Spelling Bee and Backpack Drive at 81Bay Brewing Co. Bring a backpack or buy a virtual backpack with a $20 donation to join the party! Every attendee who donates gets a free "BOGO" beer (from a select menu) and multiple chances to win prizes from awesome sponsors. Participation is on a first-come, first-serve basis. The winner gets prizes from 81Bay! 

4465 W Gandy Blvd #600, Tampa, FL, 33611. Phone (813) 837-2739


Attention business professionals! Head to Franklin Manor for an epic night of networking with a structured opportunity to meet accomplished professionals just like yourself. Dress to impress in your most impressive 80's attire. Early bird tickets are $20 and VIP tickets are $40. First 30 people get a free drink ticket! 

912 N Franklin St., Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone (813) 487-9990

Lion King

Royal Heat brings you an all-new movie/happy hour experience! Celebrate the rebirth of one of our childhood favorites in an exclusive 21+ viewing party! Showtime starts at 8 p.m. followed by an adult happy hour vibe at the theater until midnight!! Be on the lookout for food and drink specials too. HAKUNA MATATA! 

11778 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL, 33618. Phone 813-498-2800

Yoga & Namaste for Brunch

Thee Tree House is teaming up with yoga instructor Cole Herrera to present its first-ever Yoga & Namaste for Brunch! Get your stretch on and finish your flow with bottomless mimosas and yummy food!  

1809 W Platt Street, Tampa, FL, 33606. Phone (813) 605-0119

2019 Halfway to Gasparilla Pub Crawl

Grab your pirate crew and hang out at the 18th Annual Halfway to Gasparilla Pub Crawl benefiting Meals on Wheels Tampa! Tickets are $20 with a pirate costume and $30 without a costume, and the ticket price benefits Meals on Wheels directly. The entire crew will crawl their way around Ybor as a huge group of drunken pirates! Arggggh! 

2015 East 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33605.

Excellence Networking Event

Come enjoy an evening of networking and make real connections that will take your business to the next level. Entrepreneurs, business owners and executives from all industries will come out to network with you! Appetizers and cocktails are included in ticket purchase, which is $20. 

2223 N. West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL, 33607.


SummerFest For Good: Burger Battle Royal

Head out to beautiful SunWest Park to enjoy delicious food, yummy drinks and lively entertainment at the Burger Battle Royal! General admission is free with registration online. There will be tons of tasty things to put in your mouth all day long, as well as live wrestling, live music, and shopping. 

17362 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson, FL, 34667.

Bring the Kids 

4ocean Beach Cleanup

Join forces at Clearwater Beach on July 20th from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. to help clean up our beautiful beach! This is a free and family-friendly event. Gloves and hemp bags will be provided for everyone. And students, make sure to bring your community service forms to get service hours! 

4 Rockaway St, Clearwater, FL, 33767.

Back to School Bash at Westfield Citrus Park

Get ready for the 2019 school year with an event filled with hands-on activities, school resources for all children and an interactive scavenger hunt! The first 250 kids each day receive a free backpack and many of the vendors will be offering free school supplies as well, so you won’t go home empty-handed! 

8021 Citrus Park Town Center, Tampa, FL, 33625. Phone (813) 926-4644
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