Our list of things to do in Tampa this weekend is filled with awesome fun. Sunday is the big day for moms, so make sure you consider yo' mama in your weekend plans. We all know the wrath of a forgotten mother... yikes! Don't worry, though- we've got you covered for great Mother's Day ideas in Tampa.
Does avoiding the mom-centric brunch crowds sound nice? Then check out the festivals in Tampa happening this weekend! And if your mom is a rock n' roll queen, consider snagging her a ticket to see Slayer at the Amphitheatre. There's some great things to do in Tampa this weekend, no matter what style of fun you're looking to have!
Bring a Date
Rock the block at Mermaid Tavern for the Seminole Heights Block Party! Hang out with your neighbors and fellow beer snobs for an awesome afternoon of great brews, food, and live music. Ride your bikes (bicycle valet provided by Velo Champ) and bring the pups to enjoy all the activities going on!
Meet the legendary Florida artist at Busch Gardens and learn about his dedication to conservation and his passion for marine wildlife. Bring your favorite gear for him to sign or purchase Guy Harvey paintings, merchandise, and more!
Celebrate Mother's Day in Tampa with a creative date! Join Josefina of Love Offering for two hours of fun as you learn how to use brush markers to create beautiful script. Everyone will receive a lettering packet with necessary lettering supplies, instruction, and light refreshments. It's the perfect mother-daughter date!
Get out to this festival to see nearly 100 carefully curated vendors who will showcase the Southeast's premier tasty temptations! This festive culinary marketplace will include specialty food makers, small batch creators, artisans, farmers, craft breweries, wineries, chef demos, workshops, and food trucks. It's a foodie's dream come true!
Spend the day at Water Works Park with 80 vendors of delicious food, drinks, and art! You'll be able to eat amazing local food, make creative gifts with local artists, and purchase small-batch goods. Sounds like an afternoon of amazingness!
See Marc Rebillet at The Orpheum on Friday! Doors are at 7 p.m., and all ages are welcome. Get your tickets here!
Bring the Kids
All aboard for this celebration of railroading: past, present, and future! Enjoy a day of history exhibits, model train and history displays, live music, and food trucks at this free, family-friendly event now in its 12th year!
This event is all about celebrating comics, anime, manga, sci-fi, fantasy, and the world of fandom! It's free and fun for all ages. There will be Cosplay contests, Super Smash Bros. tournaments, art contests, and more! LibCon is in two locations: Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library and SouthShore Regional Library .