This weekend is filled with fun things to do in Tampa, especially with all the awesome Father's Day events going on! We've got your go-to list of the best things happening near you. Get a gold star of approval from Dad for taking him on a date to Eddie V's Prime Seafood, where he can chow down on some surf and turf and be entered into a competition to win a chartered fishing trip! If you've already got plans with Dad, don't worry. There's plenty of other things to do in Tampa that can keep you busy the rest of the weekend! It's also Pride Month in Tampa, which means the city is covered head to toe in colorful fun! If you're feeling like you need a little rainbow energy in your life, head out to any of these LGBT+ friendly bars in Tampa for guaranteed good times!  

Whether your weekend is centered around Father's Day or not, we've got your map to a great weekend of fun things to do in Tampa! Just follow the rainbow (this list) until you find the perfect weekend plans for you and your crew! Cheers! 

Date Night

Tampa Bay Restaurant Week 2019

Creative Loafing’s annual food issue hit stands on June 13th. To celebrate, Tampa Bay restaurants are stepping up their game and filling foodies' growling bellies with delicious noms! For a limited time, participating Tampa Bay area restaurants will be offering multiple-course prix fixe menus (and additional menu offerings—like drink specials and more) at exclusive pricing! Get out there and try the local goodies! 

1911 N. 13th St. #W-200, Tampa, FL, 33605. Phone 813-739-4800

Rays Pride Night for Tampa Pride

Bring all your friends and show your pride at the Tampa Bay Rays Pride Night on Friday against the Angels! Tickets support Tampa Pride if you use code "Pride4" at checkout! 

3510 E 8th Ave, Tampa, FL, 33605.

June '19 Silent Disco

Grab your boogie buddies and party all night at this poolside silent disco! For $10, you'll get your own Silent Disco headset for the night and full control of your nightlife experience. Three DJs will be playing the best in dance, hip-hop, 80s, 90s, and other genres right to your headsets over three channels. You can switch back and forth until you find your ultimate dance floor jam! 

100 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone 813-898-8000

Music Events

George LaMond at wtr Tampa

George LaMond performs this Saturday at wtr Pool and Grill in Tampa. He's bringing decades of experience and an excellent track list to entertain everyone at Tampa's best venue for live music! Get your tickets for a jammin' Saturday night with great music, great drinks and even better fun! 

7700 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL, 33607. Phone (813) 281-0566


Hang out at the coolest spot in Channelside this weekend! Grab a bite to eat from any of the insanely great nom spots, a gelato from Whatever Pops and wander around Sparkman while you enjoy the free and fabulous live music entertainment. It's the perfect way to satisfy all your weekend fun cravings in one place! 

615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL, 33602.

Galantis – Tampa, FL

Tampa EDM babies are going to have serious FOMO missing this show! Galantis will be at The Ritz in Ybor on Friday night! Get your tickets for this banger now. Doors open at 10 p.m. Make the night complete by pre-gaming at any of these awesome restaurants in Ybor City

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

2019 Uptown Music Festival: An Evening of Sax Therapy

Music lovers unite for an evening of sax therapy! This festival was created to highlight the rich culture of the area through music and to bring friends and family together to enjoy it! It's an outdoor event, perfect for the whole family. Get limited reserved seating tickets or general admission and bring your own comfy lawn chair and blankets! 

14013 N 22nd St, Tampa, FL, 33613.

Fathers Day Fun 

Show your Dad he's your hero this Father's Day Weekend with these awesome things to do in Tampa

DINOmite Donuts with Dad Toddler Time

Celebrate Dad at Sky Zone! Bring the little ones to a perfect play date this Father's Day with donuts, jumps and a lovable t-rex! Take photos and let your toddlers have a blast with their favorite superhero: Dad! 

10137 E Adamo Dr, Tampa, FL, 33619. Phone (813) 833-1740

Father's Day at Bulla Gastrobar

Give Dad a meal he will remember with Bulla's bone-in ribeye available all Father's Day weekend. Come out on Father's Day and Dad gets a $20 Gift Card for next time too! Kids receive a puzzle and if they solve it, free churros! Sounds like fun for the whole fam! 

930 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL, 33606. Phone 813-773-8626

Father's Day at Eddie V's

Dinner at Eddie V's is always a treat, but this Father's Day you'll be eligible to win a weekend fishing excursion with Executive Chef Ray Comiskey! During your delicious dinner, ask your server how you can enter the competition! 

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

Father's Day Weekend

Dads enjoy free admission to The Florida Aquarium during Father’s Day weekend! 

701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL, 33602. Phone 813-273-4000
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