We got a new look and a new format, but the sound remains the same: if you're looking for something fun to do this weekend in Tampa? We have listed the top events going on in the city for you below!
Wiz Khalifa fan? His official after party will be held at The Drynk in SoHo this Thursday night! After his and Rae Sremmurd’s concert at the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre this Thursday night. We have a feeling this one might go late into the evening despite it being a school night. Just a hunch.
This Friday step foot into Amalie Arena to be greeted by a sea of breweries located throughout the arena and event floor. As you sample your way around more than 100 craft beer varieties from more than 50 local and national brands, you are also invited to test your skills at exclusive and interactive Lightning-themed games, and much more! All of the proceeds benefit our furry friends at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay!
Stop, collaborate and listen! This is the Ybor edition! Come to Ybor City this Saturday at 5 p.m. wearing your best fanny pack, denim jacket and high tops for some 90's style fun. The crawl will visit six local bars including Rock Brothers Brewing and Big Easy. Just for signing up you’ll receive throwback prizes like a snap-bracelet and a color-changing cup. Be sure to get your ticket today because this is something the Millenial and Gen X kids don’t want to miss!
A one of a kind experience where you can get peace of mind and some good exercise while playing with goats. Sweetwater Organic Community Farm and The Dancing Goat are teaming up to bring you Goat Yoga. No yoga experience required, just a love of nature and animals - lots of fun and laughter guaranteed!
Now this is some good family fun! Purchase a rubber duck, or one for each family member and cheer them on as you watch them race down the Hillsborough. All proceeds from the Incredible Duck Race will benefit the Tampa Kiwanis Foundation, which has been helping children in the local community since 1919. Watch 10,000 rubber ducks race down the river from Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park as you enjoy your family time this weekend with your kids!
This Friday at the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Ampitheatre Lindsey Stirling and Evanescence are taking over the stage with their overwhelming talents. Lindsey Stirling is an American violinist, dancer, performance artist, and composer who performs choreographed violin pieces. Prepare to be blown away by her raw talent! Evanescence will rock your socks off with hits like “Bring Me to Life” and “My Immortal.”
For a different type of headbanging music, head to Shepards on Clearwater Beach to hear Pegboard Nerds on Sunday night! Known for their variety of electronic stylings, this dynamic duo will play EDM, Dubstep and Trap as you jam out with sand still between your toes. Enjoy Clearwater Beach’s most popular EDM nightclub during this hardstyle show!
The Riverwalk Dine and Wine Tour features some of Downtown Tampa’s best restaurants! You’ll start at Oxford Exchange for a champagne toast to start off the tour at 5 p.m. Then it's VIP tours of Mise en Place, Malio's Prime Steakhouse and Rivers Edge with food and wine pairings at each location. You'll end the tour at Anise Global Gastropub for dessert! Get tickets today as these tours tend to fill up quickly.
The chef at Kellys-Chic-A-Boom-Room, Christopher Falzon, who is known for his bold flavors and sophisticated Florida fair, sourced from local farm and fishers has created an exciting five-course menu inspired by six artfully crafted beers from our good friends at House of Beer. Stop by to experience and enjoy delicious pairings like a Watermelon Tostada with a Cool Cucumber IPA and Oaxacan Braised Short Ribs with a Mole Smoked Porter.
Check out Safety Harbor’s Market on Main every Sunday for local hand-crafted items, local food vendors, produce, fresh orange juice, pickled products, and much more! The selection varies each week to bring you something new each time you visit the market. Plan to come early for breakfast or stay through the afternoon and enjoy lunch on the gazebo lawn while listening to live music. Or even enjoy a walk through quaint downtown Safety Harbor after your visit to the market.
Vibes of the Bay- A recommendation from our Localite of the Week, Mary Lou Janson!
Vibes of the Bay is a one-day independent music festival held in the burgeoning arts scene of Ybor City neighborhood in Tampa, Florida presented by Symphonic Distribution. The event provides a platform that showcases the talent and distinctiveness of our growing music scene in the Tampa Bay area. Enjoy live art installations, food trucks, vendors and refreshments while getting a look at Tampa’s thriving music scene. And this year they are dedicating it to the Ybor Chickens Society.
“I love listening to live music and try to support the local music scene by seeking out concerts given by artists who call Tampa home. On Saturday, Vibes of the Bay fills the stage at Crowbar in Ybor City with some of the area’s most creative and talented musicians for a one-day-only event. They’ve lined up a diverse mix of solo artists and groups playing different genres of music and, no matter what’s on your personal playlist, the list looks - and sounds - too good to miss. You can sample songs here. Still need convincing? There’s also an art auction to raise money, not for struggling musicians, but for Ybor City’s chickens!” - Mary Lou Janson
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