Friday the 13th is this weekend, but don't get spooked! We've got tons of things to do in Tampa that will have you living the lucky life! There are great opportunities to sip back and have a good time with your besties, whether it be a casual brewski or a crafted cocktail, there's something going on that you'll love. There are several fundraisers happening this weekend, like Lunafest, Beer and Bowties and the St. Jude 5k, so get out there and have some fun while you support a cause you believe in!

It's football season, so of course we had to include some things to do in Tampa for all you pigskin addicts out there. Keep scrolling to find what you'll be doing this weekend! Cheers! 

97X LIVE at Petes Place South

Join Pete's Place South this Saturday and Sunday for football, live music, and lots of swag giveaways from the Tampa Bay Bucs!

4145 Henderson Blvd, Tampa, FL, 33629. Phone 813-282-9039

Tampa Lunafest® Film Festival 2019

Lunafest is a fundraising film festival at The Portico featuring eight short films made by, for and about women. “It’s about giving women the opportunity to tell their stories and opening the door for filmmakers who might not otherwise be given the chance to show their art.” Tickets can be purchased online, and all proceeds will support SI Tampa’s mission and programs, including multiple annual scholarships for women and career mentoring programs for girls. 

1001 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone (717)798-2474

USF football vs South Carolina State

Come through repping green and gold as our team takes the field to battle South Carolina State! The game starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Ray Jay Stadium

4201 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, FL, 33607. Phone (813) 350-6500

Digital Summit Tampa

Join over 1,000 of your fellow marketers for two days of the most impactful offering of digital marketing tactics, strategies, practices, and insights from the best heavyweight industry leaders and innovators. Connect with like-minds, partners, and new friends at afternoon bars, parties, between sessions and more! 

333 S. Franklin Street, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone 813-274-8511

Drag Queen Bingo

B-I-N-G-O! Join Bay Cannon Beer Company for an entertaining night of beer and bingo with the lovely Stephanie Shippae! 

2106 W Main St, Tampa, FL, 33607. Phone 813-442-5615

CAT POWER - Wanderer Tour 2019 - Tampa

Live Nation Florida and No Clubs present Cat Power with Arsun at The Ritz Ybor on Friday night. Doors are at 6 p.m., so grab some dinner and a drink before the show at some of Ybor's best restaurants and bars down the street. 

1503 E 7th Ave., Tampa FL , 33605. Phone 813-390-0397

5th Annual Beer and Bow Ties

Spend your Friday night at Armature Works for the 5th Annual Beer and Bow Ties Suicide Prevention and Awareness Fundraiser. All tickets include tastings from local craft brewers and favorite brews, small-plate samplings provided by some of Tampa Bay’s favorite restaurants, and stocked liquor bars featuring St. Pete Distillery. Best part? 100% of all proceeds benefit the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. We love a great party with an even better purpose! 

1910 N Ola Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone (813) 250-3725


Get in the freaky Friday mood with a Ghost Hunt! Join Ghost Party Haunted Tours for the pre-Halloween season kick-off for a ghost hunters event at the haunted mansion (apparently one of the top 10 most haunted mansions in the US). Experience hands-on paranormal investigation with night vision and all! 

1600 e 8th ave, Tampa, FL, 33605. Phone (813) 610-1063

Friday the 13th Silent Party

Put your fears aside on Friday the 13th and join American Social for a silent party! $10 gets you your own set of silent disco headphones so you can jam to music you love! 

601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone 813-605-3333

St. Jude Walk/Run 2019 - Tampa, FL

This exciting, family-friendly event helps raise funds to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Register, form a team and invite your friends and family to join you while you help the fight against childhood cancer! 

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