Our city is heating up (both figuratively and literally...um, high of 98 on Sunday!?) with awesome things to do in Tampa this weekend. Memorial Day is around the corner, and we're definitely trying to get that party started as soon as work lets out on Friday. We've got your list of all the good times happening around Tampa so you'll experience everything except F.O.M.O. this weekend. If you're a margarita mama (or papa), it's your lucky weekend, because the Tampa Bay Margarita and Music Festival is going to salt your Saturday with sweet and sour deliciousness. And for those of you who are just trying to dance the night away, grab your tickets for Sunset Music Festival on Memorial Day Weekend in Tampa!
Bring a Date
Grab a sweetie and get ready for a mouth-watering exclusive four-course dinner at Del Frisco's Grille in Tampa. Dinner will be prepared by our Executive Chef Aaron Henschen with wine pairings from Orin Swift. Menu includes delicious items like seared lamb chops, duck confit ravioli and chocolate ganache. Um, yum! There are two nights to get your wine and dine on, so choose either Thursday and Friday and get your tickets now!
Friday night is for all-access sunset concerts and good times! Catch some of Tampa's best talent waterside at sunset while you enjoy your favorite cocktail under the stars. This Friday Green Light Go will be performing for a night of great vibes. Best part-- there is no cover! So grab your favorite gals and guys and get ready to party!
Celebrate America's favorite drink, the Margarita, and spend Memorial Day weekend at the best booze festival in Tampa Bay! Enjoy live music, mucho margaritas, games, shopping, great food and an epic fireworks show. Big name performers include Nelly, Cold War Kids and Asylum! Gotta be at least 21 to attend. Make sure to buy your tickets early and use promo code "813area" to save $5! Bottoms up!
Kick off your summer soundtrack with a weekend at Sunset! Get ready for a lineup of top acts for your Memorial Day Weekend in Tampa, alongside a wide variety of performers, art installations and awesome vendors. General admission tickets start at $139.
Head out to the "Crown Jewel" of Tampa Bay Greekfest. This Hawaiian-inspired event will bring together D9 Greeks in a dynamic showing of Divine Unity. This year's Luau will feature food trucks, merchandise vendors and of course, festive spirits! There will be local and national R&B and Hip-Hop artists and hype DJs to keep the good vibes flowing!
Rum Forrest Rum! Kick off the weekend with refreshing rum drinks, amazing Caribbean food and cool vibes from Tampa's number one reggae band. $10 gets you in the door plus all the amazing food you can eat and a ticket to try delicious tropical rum punches. Jam on!
Bring the Kids
This family-friendly event features a Baby Crawl, Toddler Race, Kids 1 Mile Run and a 5K. Don't miss the after-party where there'll be ice cream, awards, music and tons of fun! A portion of the proceeds and registration fees go to support John Hopkins All Children's Hospital as well as 100% of all donations.
Memorial Day Events
All active military get two free general admission tickets to see more than 8,000 amazing creatures at The Florida Aquarium this weekend! Bring your valid military ID for awesome ticket prices to make your Memorial Day Weekend a memorable one!
Skate into the weekend with an all-you-can-eat pizza and skating party! Admission is $7 and includes pizza and skates for a night of family fun.
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