We've got tons of things to do in Tampa for all the weekend fun-seekers! The spooky Halloween events are happening all over Tampa, but for the weenies out there, we included some good old-fashioned fun for you too *wink wink*. 

Pete's Place South will be a lot of fun this weekend, especially on college game day. So, if you're just looking for a hot spot to watch the games, now you know where to go. There's also a tattoo convention going on, in case you're feeling the itch of the ink bug. Whatever kind of weekend you're looking for, there is something on this list of the top 10 things to do in Tampa that will get you up and out of the house with a smile! 

Nate Bargatze LIVE

Nate’s comedy is both clean and relatable! He's been on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Conan and Comedy Central (just to name a few). See Bargatze at the Tampa Theatre at 7:30 on Thursday! 

711 N Franklin Street, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone 813-274-8981

The 6th Annual Tampa Tattoo Arts Convention

World's largest tattoo convention tour returns to Tampa for the 6th Annual Tampa Tattoo Arts Convention. Get Tattooed by some of the best local, national, or international tattoo artists!

333 S Franklin St, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone (215) 423-4780

Pete's Place South

It's college game day season, so grab your buddies and watch the big game at Pete's! They've got beer and wing specials that will have you cheering! 

Friday Night Happy Hour Live Music

Pete's is the place to spend your Friday night! They'll be pouring up awesome drink specials with live music and karaoke all night, so come ready to party! 

4145 Henderson Blvd, Tampa, FL, 33629. Phone 813-282-9039


Last Podcast on the Left barrels headlong into all things horror — as hosts Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks and Henry Zebrowski cover dark subjects spanning Jeffrey Dahmer, werewolves, Jonestown, iconic hauntings, the history of war crimes, and more. 

711 N Franklin Street, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone 813-274-8981

Young Thug & Machine Gun Kelly

See Young Thug and Machine Gun Kelly at The Yuengling Center on Friday. Show starts at 8 p.m. 

4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL, 33620.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show! Live cast!

Head to 81Bay Brewing to see The Rocky Horror Picture Show! Join the live cast of Hell on Heels for a night of sinful indulgence, callbacks, corsets, lingerie, and plenty of fishnets to go around! 

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

Saints & Sinners Halloween Party

Are you a saint or a sinner? Get dressed in your best and come party at CL Space on Friday night. Tickets are only $10, and 50% of all drink sales will go to Autism Speaks! 

1911 N. 13th St. #W-200, Tampa, FL, 33605. Phone 813-739-4800

Tampa Bay Burger Week

From October 17th through 27th, Creative Loafing is teaming up with Tampa Bay area restaurants to bring you exclusive burger specials for $10 and under! To take advantage of Tampa Bay Burger Week, all you have to do is stop in at any participating location during the 10-day-long promotion and simply ask for the Tampa Bay Burger Week special.

1911 N 13th St W200, Tampa, FL, 33605.

Hillsborough County Fair

The 2019 Greater Hillsborough County Fair opens Thursday, October 17 for two weekends of fun and entertainment! Livestock shows, carnival rides and fair food are a staple at this annual event. 

215 Sydney Washer Road, Dover, FL, 33527.

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