It's time to gather your amigos and get ready for a weekend of awesome things to do in Tampa! There's plenty of spicy Tampa Cinco de Mayo fiestas happening all over the city. Tampa is a stuffed piñata of bangin' fun this weekend with tons of Mexican-inspired parties. If you're feeling like a fiesta is in your near future, may we suggest joining the downtown crawlers for a Cinco de Mayo drinking experience like no other? You'll walk onto the bus and probably crawl off, but hey, that's doing it right! If Mint Juleps and fancy hats sounds more appealing than margaritas and sombreros, you're in luck -- 13 Ugly Men is bringing another banger into your life with The Derby Party at American Social Tampa. Seems like Tampa is really getting into the big hat game this weekend! 

Parents, don't worry, there's plenty of fun for the fam this weekend, too. Sure, the little ones won't be able sip on margs, but they can definitely take some swings at a candy-filled Llama! So grab your favorite party people and get ready for a weekend of fun things to do in Tampa!


Bring a Date

13 Ugly Men presents 'The Derby Party'

Dress to impress in your best fascinator, hat, bow tie, and linens! The 13 Ugly Men are at it again, this time benefiting CASA St. Petersburg. Help celebrate derby day with Mint Juleps, live music, Dj's, craft beer and delicious high-end whiskey. This party will be inside and outside at American Social Tampa, with a tented dock space and multiple entertainment activities throughout the day. Giddy-up! 

601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone (954) 764-7005

Limelight, Jenna Hager 

Jenna Hager, best-selling author, newly named co-host for NBC’s Today show, chair of UNICEF’s Next Generation and Editor-At-Large of Southern Living Magazine, will be joining Tampa Theatre for their Limelight series. Join Hager as she shares her unique experiences and perspectives on her areas of expertise! 

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

She Loves Me: the Musical

In this scented case of mistaken identity and letter writing, two feuding perfume clerks have no idea that they are in love. This romantic comedy has an endearing innocence and a touch of old-world elegance that makes it one of the most charming musicals ever written. This show is a one-weekend-only special that will light up your night! Tickets start at $23 for students. 

1731 E. 7th Ave, Tampa, FL, 33605. Phone 813-248-3316

Friday Night Live at Wtr

Experience all-access sunset concerts at WTR! They will be featuring awesome live bands each week at their irresistible waterside spot. Grab your favorite cocktail and get ready to jam under the stars! To sweeten the deal even more, there is no cover! The best things to do in Tampa happen under the open sky. 

7700 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL, 33607. Phone (813) 281-0566

Cinco de Mayo weekend! Three days of fiestas!

Cinco de Mayo is coming in hot for a spicy weekend at O'Brien's Irish Pub in Brandon! There will be three days of live entertainment, Mexican street food and of course, drink specials! On day one of this weekend extravaganza, make sure to wear your best 80s digs for a $100 gift card! Day two will be jam-packed with festive activities, including live music on their outdoor stage. And for the grand finale, Cinco de Mayo at O'Brien's on day three will have the hottest jams and drink specials to keep you in the fiesta mood! 

701 W. Lumsden Rd., Brandon, FL, 33511. Phone 813-661-9688


Tampa Riverfest 2019

The 5th Annual Tampa Riverfest is an insanely fun free community event celebrating the beautiful Tampa waterfront! It's happening all day on Friday and Saturday, with awesome activities going on each day! Take, for example, the Florida Wiener Dog Derby-- is there anything cuter in the world than running wieners? Answer: absolutely not. There's also a TacoFest to feed your Tampa Cinco De Mayo cravings. There will be a Tampa Riverfest concert lineup to keep the good vibe soundtrack pumping all weekend. In addition to all these fun-filled events, many Tampa bars and restaurants will be participating in the celebration with special activities. 

600 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone 813 221-1539

Cinco De Mayo Festival & Concert

Celebrate everyone's favorite Spring holiday at this Cinco de Mayo festival! Taste the food, see the lights and feel the love at this outdoor event where everyone is welcome. The concert starts at 9 P.M. and tickets are sure to sell out, so grab yours quick! 

5226 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL, 33624.

2019 Gasparilla SUP Invasion

Participate and celebrate in the legendary Tampa Stand-Up Paddleboard event! Team up with co-workers, friends and family for a fun-filled day of SUP, Kayak, OC and Surfski Paddle Races. The races take place along the urban waterways of downtown Tampa and extend along beautiful Bayshore Boulevard. This event takes place during Tampa's Riverfest festivities and benefits the Lupus Foundation of America. Stay after the race, unwind, and enjoy a free post-race concert hosted by Ulele

1710 N Highland Ave, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone (813) 363-3522

Bring the Kids 

Family Fun Night

Join Hyde Park Village for Family Fun Night on the first Friday of the month until May! Enjoy old-school arcade games, board games, popcorn and music while you play the night away! 

1602 W Snow Cir, Tampa, FL, 33606. Phone 813-251-3500

Cinco de Mayo Family Fun Night

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the kiddos! Come out to Seascapes for a proper Mexican fiesta the whole family can chow down on! There will be a super nacho and taco bar buffet with all the best in Mexican cravings. There will be pinatas and free ice cream for the little ones to squeal over. Get your tickets now! 

9951 Marina Bay Dr Bldg 682, Tampa, FL, 33621. Phone (813) 840-0772
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