If Election Day didn't fuel your patriotic spirit, the beloved holiday honoring the veterans sure will. It's time to get out the red, white, and blue attire and celebrate Veteran's Day with this list of Top 10 Things to Do this Weekend in Tampa Bay 11/10 - 11/12, featuring all the American favorites: food, sports, and music. Since weekends are for having fun, we made sure to list some events that will get you moving too!
Things to Do this Weekend in Tampa Bay, Friday, November 10th
Opa! One of Hillsborough County's oldest cultural celebrations and fundraisers returns this weekend. Enjoy life as a Greek with freshly made Mediterranean food, live music, beautiful dance, and a unique shopping experience.
It's time to eat and party with this three-day outdoor festival starting Friday at 12 p.m. There will be loads of fresh seafood to taste, an art & craft show with up to 60 local and regional artist selling their work, live music, retail shops, and more fun activities for the whole family! Admission is free.
This three-day charity fundraiser kicks off Friday at 12 p.m. and will feature BBQ, national touring bands playing classic southern rock and country music on the stage, and fun activities for the kids. Tickets are $30 per day.
This festive 4-day event starting Thursday, November 9th features over 160 merchants selling items such as clothing, jewelry, handbags, food, art, and children's items to support the League's programs and community projects for education and children welfare. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at the door.
Things to Do this Weekend in Tampa Bay, Saturday, November 11th
Come out to salute our veterans! This parade in downtown Zephyrillis features grand marshals, senior military officials, active duty and retired military units, local high school marching bands, decorative floats, and more! The parade begins at 9:30 a.m. and a remembrance celebration will take place at 11:11 a.m.
The Tampa Bay community is invited to take part in this spectacular parade happening in Ruskin, FL in honor of past, present, and future veterans. The festivities start at 11 a.m. and there will be awards, raffles, music, and food afterward.
No better way to celebrate Veteran's Day than honoring the vets. This fundraiser festival at the Tampa Elks Club from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. will feature good food, great company, fun activities, and the best Bluegrass music in the South for only $20!
It's all glitz and glam here! Witness how the Fletcher Lounge of the University of Tampa will be transformed into a 1920s speakeasy for this extravagant event taking place at the Henry Plant Museum from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Tickets start at $100 and are available online.
Who doesn't love a party? Especially one on the water. Head to Whiskey Joe's at 8 p.m. for a night filled with music. The Deja Band will be playing the best reggae, soca, dancehall, bachata, and dance music then Dj Joey Jam will play all the 80s and 90s throwbacks. Tickets are $10.
Things to Do this Weekend in Tampa Bay, Sunday, November 12th
It doesn't get more American than football. Cheer on the home team this Sunday as they take on the New York Jets at the Raymond James Stadium! Tickets start at $55.
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