There's no shortage of things to do in Tampa this weekend! The Bay is buzzing all over with fun for every type of weekender. The NFL Draft is queueing up, country music stars are tuning up and Bloody Mary connoisseurs are turning up! Whether you're looking for a side-splitting laugh, a drool-worthy dinner date or just some casual Saturday shopping in Tampa, we've got something in this week's list just for you. Grab your best mates and start planning your weekend party. Cheers! 

Bring a Date

Big and Rich Peace Love & Happy Hour

Get up close and personal with these multi-platinum country music stars at this awesome outdoor concert! Expect all the great Big & Rich jams like "Lost in this Moment" and "Save a Horse." Special guests Soul Circus Cowboys, Cowboy Troy and DJ Sinister will also be there to make the party even better! 

5223 North Orient Road, Tampa, FL, 33610. Phone 813-627-7625

Innovate Tampa Bay Vol 2 Launch Party

Join Global Village Publishing, Synapse and Red Wall Marketing for a fun evening of snacks, drinks and networking! Tickets include two free drinks, food and the invaluable opportunity to network with the best innovators and entrepreneurs in Tampa Bay. Space is limited at this event, so make sure to snag your ticket quickly! 

601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Tampa, FL, 33647. Phone 813-277-0112

Evening of Latin Dance at the Renaissance Tampa Hotel

Salsa instructor Jorge Chavez pulls together the hottest venue for Salsa Night at Pelagria Trattoria at Renaissance Tampa International Hotel! DJ Koki Lizonde provides the soulful, sensual sounds of Salsa, Timba, and Bachata. Cover charge is $15. Hotel guests $5. 

4200 Jim Walter Blvd, Tampa Fl , 33607. Phone 813-877-9200

Fill-a-Bag Sale

Get ready for the shopping opportunity of a lifetime! Stuff all the specially-marked product you can into a provided bag and get the whole thing for just $15! When you purchase a bag, you'll get an extra 15% off everything in the store that day, including brand new clothes and accessories. Dressing rooms won't be available for Fill-A-Bag product, so wear easy-to-layer clothing and bring your friends!

16031 Tampa Palms Blvd W, Tampa, FL, 33647. Phone 813-287-8696

Experience the new Midori Linea collection of beautiful jewelry at Aloft on Saturday night! There will be beats by DJ Cream and DJ Dani, a live painting demo by Karen Schremmer, personal styling by Designer Sakura plus more beautifying opportunities! Grab your best gal pals and get ready for some pampering. 

100 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone 813-898-8000

Margaret Cho

See the hilarious Margaret Cho at Tampa Improv. She's best known for her funny social and political critiques, especially regarding race and sexuality. Tickets are $30 and this show is 21 & up! 

1600 E 8th Ave., Tampa, FL, 33605. Phone 813-864-4000


Tampa Bay Bloody Mary Festival 2019

Celebrate the most beloved brunch cocktail in the world: The Bloody Mary! Enjoy live entertainment and sample unlimited Bloody Marys from the best Tampa Bay Area bars and restaurants. Your ticket includes unlimited samples, one full-sized drink and a vote in the coveted Golden Celery Award! Food vendors will be selling brunch items and additional full-sized drinks. Bring your pets! 

2629 Bayshore Blvd, Tampa, FL, 33629. Phone (813) 251-5059

The Fancy Flea Plant City

The Fancy Flea is your favorite decorating magazine come to life! Shop the best vintage and repurposed furniture, antiques and decor around. Learn to paint your own pieces and revive side of the road finds. Enjoy great food from delicious food trucks and yummy concessions while you listen to live music! It's a shopping day well-spent! Tickets are $5. 

Plant City, FL, 33609. Phone (863) 712-3278

Tampa Bay International Dragon Boat Festival

Tampa’s Garrison Channel will come alive with community, corporate and professional paddlers racing to the finish line! On land at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park along the beautiful Riverwalk, people of all ages can enjoy food trucks, live music, entertainment, local merchants and fun activities. This event is free. 

601 Old Water St., Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone 813-274-8615

Sports Events

Bucs Draft Party presented by Miller Lite

Join your fellow Buccaneers fans inside Raymond James Stadium and watch the 2019 NFL Draft from the field on the giant video boards! The official Draft Party is open to the public and admission is free! All you have to do is register. There will be giant tailgate-style games, a beer garden and a Buccaneers Kids Zone plus tons of other fun opportunities!

4201 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, FL, 33607. Phone (813) 350-6500
Keep up with all the fun happening in your city! Register online at 813area and 727area for more fun things to do in Tampa. It's completely free and totally awesome!