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Happy Hump Day! The weekend is almost here, and there's plenty to do in Tampa. So with the weekend right around the corner, here are our Top 10 Things to Do on your impending days off. Check out some of these cool events and have a great weekend!
The Tampa Bay Rum Company was the first distillery in town to make the delicious libation. Take a tour of their facilities, try some of their flagship products and grab a souvenir glass from their gift shop during Gaspar’s Rum Tour and Tasting event. Two of the flagship rums: Gaspar’s Coconut Rum and Gaspar’s Spiced Rum, will be available for tasting. As Jose Gaspar probably said, "when life gives you coconuts, make coconut rum!"
Dave Matthews Band makes their return to Tampa tonight! You have an opportunity to hear some of your favorites like “Ants Marching”, “Two Step” and “Grey Street” as Dave Matthews and his band serenade you all night long. So crash into Tim Reynolds, Connor Beauford or Dave Matthews himself at their much-anticipated concert at the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre. Hate Dave Matthews as much as our Area Director does? Head to Amalie Arena for the Smashing Pumpkins concert!
Head to Jannus Live in St. Pete to check out Janelle Monae’s concert this Thursday night. The American singer and songwriter will be performing songs from her newest album “Dirty Computer” alongside older hits like “Tightrope”, “Yoga” and “Q.U.E.E.N.” Be ready to sing at the top of your lungs as Monae gives it her all on Thursday night in DTSP.
Friday night just turned into a game! Head to the Epicurean Theatre for a night filled with a murder mystery and craft cocktails! Boxes have been left at your table, but it’s certainly no accident… your mission is to find out what’s inside by solving the puzzles, riddles and locks all before time runs out! If you like escape rooms, then sign up today!
Anthony Green's Avalon 10 Year Anniversary Tour takes Tampa by storm on July 27th at the Orpheum in Ybor City! The self-proclaimed “musical prostitute” is a solo act during this tour but is also the lead singer for Circa Survive and Saosin. This moody American singer will play hits like “You’ll be Fine”, “Love You No Matter What” and “Love Child” this Friday night.
Kettle of Fish Productions presents “Summer Jam 2018,” celebrating the 1973 Summer Jam at Watkins Glen, New York and the music of the Allman Brothers, the Band and the Grateful Dead this Saturday at Skipper’s Smokehouse. Tony Tyler & Friends, Kettle of Fish and Ship of Fools will be performing your favorite Grateful Dead songs this weekend so you can party like it’s 1973 again!
Head to the Crowbar in Ybor City this weekend to be a part of the Dome of Doom Showcase featuring Daedelus and Wylie Cable. These two talented artists from Southern California will be performing some of their best like “Alice Fell Down the Rabbit Hole” and “Only For The Heartstrings” for fans to drink craft beer and jam to this weekend.
Ever tried to text when you’re buzzed? Since most of the words come out misspelled, test yourself this weekend at the 2nd Annual Buzzed Spelling Bee and School Supply Drive at 81Bay Brewing Company. See how much you remember from grade school and give back to the community at the same time during this one-of-a-kind event!
Head to Tampa’s only Vegas-style pool for a one-of-a-kind party this Saturday! Get a nice tan by the pool that looks over the Tampa Bay, enjoy a drink or bite to eat like Lobster Beignet or Avocado Toast at the WTR Rose All Day Pool Party this Saturday.
Suburb Pop is a day event of local pop-up shops, art, vintage finds, music and food at scenic, aesthetically-inspiring South Tampa venues. This week experience unique, independent vendors ranging from crystals, vintage boutiques, artwork, prints, home decor and more at CAVU in Downtown Tampa. Suburb Pop is the ideal setting to network, meet other TPA influencers/bloggers/photographers and more. Come to socialize with your friends, shop and take some great photos for your Instagram.