Tampa Bay is full of hidden gems and things to do that you may have never considered.  Maybe you are visiting for a Tampa Bay Buccaneers game or a concert at Amalie Arena. Perhaps you're just here checking out the State Fair in Tampa. Whatever your reason for visiting Tampa Bay, on this guide will help you plan the perfect trip.

We've put together everything you need to know to have a fantastic weekend in Tampa Bay. If you are looking for the best bars or clubs to check out, your search ends here with my list of awesome hot spots. On the other hand, maybe you want to be a tourist and find the complete list of museums around town (there are many). You will also want to know where to shop because there are so many options in Tampa Bay (especially in St Petersburg).

There are also lots of places that make great date night destinations and other activities such as going bowling after dinner or fishing on the pier. Check out all the top things to do in Tampa this weekend.

Touch & Go - The Cars Tribute

on Friday, 23 Jun, 9:00 PM
at Wild Rover Brewing Company
13921 Lynmar Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33626
Attending Interested

The look, sound and feel of the iconic New Wave band, The Cars, lives on in Touch & Go's ever-so precise replication of all the hits!

Summer Plant Festival

on Saturday, 24 Jun, 10:00 AM
at USF Botanical Gardens
12210 USF Pine Drive, Tampa, FL 33612
Attending Interested

Join the USF Botanical Gardens for the Summer Plant Festival! There will be many different vendors selling plants and plant-related items.


Tampa Blue & White Cookout

on Saturday, 24 Jun, 11:00 AM
at Rowlett Park
2401 East Yukon Street, Tampa, FL 33604
Attending Interested

Join us as we host Tampa’s first annual Blue & White cookout! Come enjoy great food, vibes, music, and unmatched fellowship!

3rd Annual Taco Bingo for Autism

on Saturday, 24 Jun, 4:00 PM
at Southern Brewing & Winery
4500 North Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, FL 33603
Attending Interested

We are back for our 3rd Annual Taco Bingo for Autism. Saturday, June 24th from 4PM to 7PM, at Southern Brewing & Winery, 4500 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603


One Ybor Summer Fiesta

on Saturday, 24 Jun, 4:00 PM
at The Cantina at the Italian Club
1731 E. 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605
Attending Interested

Please join us for the latest installment of the One Ybor Fiesta Series, taking place at the Italian Club's Cantina.

The Krimson Kartel Presents: Tampa’s Lemonade Day Party

on Saturday, 24 Jun, 4:00 PM
at 1600 E 7th Ave
1600 East 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605
Attending Interested

The Krimson Kartel presents Tampa's first Lemonade Party. Lemonade colored attire. Must be 21+. Advanced tickets are strongly recommended.

Midsummer Night Fae Cabaret

on Saturday, 24 Jun, 9:00 PM
at Brass Mug
1450 Skipper Road, Tampa, FL 33613
Attending Interested

a Cabaret take on Shakespeare's Masterpiece

TheXpos Wedding Expo & Bridal Show

on Sunday, 25 Jun, 12:00 PM
at Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa USF Near Busch Gardens
3705 Spectrum Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612
Attending Interested

Runway Fashion Show, VIPLounge, Food Samples, and Entertainment. TheXpos Wedding Show is where it's at for fun!

1st Annual Chili Cook Off

on Sunday, 25 Jun, 2:00 PM
at Reservoir Bar
1518 E 7th Ave., Tampa, FL 33605
Attending Interested

Join us Sunday June 25th, 2023 for our 1st Annual Chili Cook Off! FREE TO ENTER!

MVP Day Party ft. Kevin Crown

on Sunday, 25 Jun, 3:00 PM
at Eden Downtown
912 North Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602
Attending Interested

MVP -Music, Vibe, & Pump Day Party - SOCA/DANCEHALL/AFROBEATS/AMAPIANO/R&B/HIP HOP We Provided The Music & You BRING The Vibes!!


on Sunday, 25 Jun, 6:00 PM
at 82 West Distillery
6430 North Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604
Attending Interested