This weekend will definitely be a fun one! There are so many things to do in Tampa that will get you in the mood for Fall (and cooler weather, pretty please!). Of course, Oktoberfest events are gracing the bay with bubbly brews, but we wanted to keep ya'll up to date with all the other fun Tampa events going on. 

There are several awesome family-friendly times to be had with the crew, including a fall festival and ZooTampa's Halloween spookfest. And for you party peeps out there, don't miss a Thursday throwback jam fest at GenX Tavern and Keith Urban at the Hard Rock. 

Text your besties and start deciding which of these things to do in Tampa you'll be getting into this weekend! Cheers!

2019 Tampa Bay's Tailgate Taste Fest

Tampa Bay’s Tailgate Taste Fest is the ultimate place to be on Saturday! This is a free, family-friendly event at Curtis Hixon Park with tons of entertainment for all fun-seekers. There will be a food competition with local restaurants, live music from local and national bands, a competitive cornhole tournament, and the day's most exciting college football games on big screens! 

600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL, 33602.

MoonShine: A Speakeasy Event

Cheers to the glorious failure of the prohibition! Channel those 1920s vibes while you sip on a Gatsby Sour or Bee's Knees at Eddie V's prohibition tasting! 

4400 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, FL, 33607. Phone 813-877-7290

Throwback Thursday DJ Night!

Gen X Taven is throwing it back on Thursday! They'll be cranking up the volume to all the best 80s and 90s jams that get everyone on the dancefloor. Plus they'll be pouring up drink specials on their retro-inspired cocktails and "crappy fridge beers." 

103 East Jackson Street, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone (813) 694-7001

Get Screaming

Scare is in the air! This isn't for the faint of heart, so enter if you dare! There will be haunted houses with alone-type experiences and small group entries that will spook you to your core! 

4800 US Highway 301 N., Tampa, FL, 33610. Phone 813-621-7821

Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night is back for more spooky scares and howling fun for ghouls and goblins of all ages! ZooTampa will stay open late with a haunting array of eerie and immersive Halloween adventures everyone will love. There are several new scare zones this year too. 

1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL, 33604. Phone (813) 935-8552

5th Annual Beers For Barres

Brandon Ballet invites you to their 5th Annual Beers for Barres! Craft beer and food tasting will be available along with live performances of Cinderella’s Ball, Sleeping Beauty, and Yuletide Ballet Celebration. Local breweries will be on tap waiting to wet your whistle while you enjoy the dancers.  

11349 Bloomingdale Ave, Riverview, FL, 33578. Phone (813) 684-2276

Keith Urban

See Keith Urban take the center stage on Friday at the new Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Event Center! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m. This event is 21 and up. 

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

Yoga on the Diamond

It's your turn to take the field! Bring your yoga mat, a water bottle, and your best yoga buds to Steinbrenner field for a yoga class instructed by Bella Prana Yoga and Meditation instructors. This event is free (and free parking!). 

1 Steinbrenner Dr, Tampa, FL, 33614. Phone 813-875-7753

Fox Squirrel Corn Maze

Get in the Fall spirit with tractor-towed hayrides, a pumpkin patch, family games, and pony rides! Bring some cash with you so you can enjoy all the delicious food and fare you'll smell in the air. 

3002 Charlie Taylor Road N, Plant City, FL, 33565. Phone (813) 756-8918

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers

Come out and cheer for The Bolts! The game is on Thursday at 7 p.m. 

401 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone (813) 301-6500
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