The weekend may be overcast and rainy according to the weatherman, but that does not stop us - we are Floridians! With plenty to do this weekend, it's Father's Day weekend, we've rounded up indoor and outdoor events and things to do in Tampa Bay sure to keep you actively engaged in something fun. No sitting around scrolling through your phone his weekend, what's the fun in that! From celebrating the end of slavery in the U.S. on Friday to a FREE BBQ at a craft brewery on Sunday, there are plenty of things to do this weekend. Enjoy yourself Tampa Bay!
Things to Do in Tampa Bay This Friday, June 16th
5th Annual Juneteenth Luncheon Celebration 11 am at TPepin's Hospitality Centre
Join the 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay to celebrate Juneteenth and the end of slavery in America during lunch in Pepin's beautiful hospitality suite in East Tampa.
Grown Up Night (21+) 5 pm at Glazer Children's Museum
Climb, jump, build, and create and be a kid again at the Glazer Museum in Downtown Tampa while enjoying FREE craft beer and a cash bar on the terrace with stunning views of the river. Let's Play Tampa Bay!
St. Pete Pig & Swig Festival - FREE EVENT 6 pm at Port St. Pete
Food, Fun, and Live Entertainment, it's all at the Pig Swig! Bacon, beer, pork and more. Twenty food trucks serving up their best, each featuring a bacon-inspired dish. Find this party at the Marine Discovery Center in Downtown St. Pete.
Dierks Bentley What The Hell World Tour 2017 7 pm at MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Never afraid to get sentimental on stage - Dierks has been selling out arenas with his boyish charm, sweet disposition, and creative show. The reviews have been outstanding for this tour, don't miss it!
Pediatric Cancer 2017 Sharing Hope For A Cure Gelatin Plunge 9 am at Children's Cancer Center
Sallybrating With a Cause and Sharing Hope For a Cure are teaming up to fundraise for the Children's Cancer Center at the 5th annual Children's Cancer Center Gelatin Plunge! Never a dull moment, don't just go to watch, take the plunge this weekend!
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90s Bar Crawl - Tampa Registration 2 pm - 5 pm, Ybor City Bars beginning at 5 pm
Remember when you were cool back in the 90s or maybe you just need to redeem yourself a little bit? If so, here's your chance to relive your glory days at the 90s Bar Crawl through historic Ybor City! Register between 2-5. Click the title link for details.
MOSI’s Rockets’ Red Glare Festival
Discover the science of fireworks, then build rockets and send them soaring more than 100 feet into the sky during MOSI’s three-weekend event where your kids can meet a real Nasa Rocket scientist and create a rocket of their own. This weekend, dad's get in FREE with a paid child's admisson.
Paws For A Cause - a show about cats and dogs at ARTpool Gallery 6:30 pm
Paws For A Cause - a show about cats and dogs, will raise rescue awareness and funds at a Tampa Bay event to support non-profit animal groups in St. Petersburg. Hosted by ARTpool Gallery dress to impress and leave your pets behind for this one.
2017 Great Father's Day Race Tampa 5K Run/Walk 8 am at Al Lopez Park
Are you ready for an exciting Father's Day in Tampa, FL? Celebrate as a family at the 5th annual family 5K! Registered participants will receive free race pictures, a dry-fit T-shirt, and goodie bags along with a great memory of time well-spent, together.
Father's Day BBQ & Cornhole Tournament at 3 Daughters Brewing 1 pm
Celebrate Dad at 3 Daughters Brewing this Sunday with a good ole' FREE neighborhood BBQ. He will love the craft beer, food, music and fun playing Giant Jenga, Cornhole and more.
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So many fathers get caught up in their efforts to make a living, they forget to make a life. Friends might describe their dad's as, "distant", "gone most of the time", or "hard working" as a result. Dads often don't get the time moms do and don't form the same bonds. So, with that said, this is the perfect weekend to think of it as a sacrifice your dad made for you, and celebrate his life! Let him know how proud you are of him, spend some time with him. We have a few ideas to get you started of things to do with your dad this Father's Day in Tampa Bay, rain or shine
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Who said, "Weekends are too short for sleep!" Mokokama, I believe...It's true, they fly by, so slow this one down some, make great memories this weekend with your family and friends, take lots of pictures and be sure to check back here next Wednesday for another great list of Things to Do This Weekend in Tampa Bay!