Author: Cassidy Gaudes

A Day in John’s Pass

John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk is a semi-large shopping area perfect for a day date. Despite having over 100 merchants within its boundaries, it has quite the quaint feel. Located just across the street from Madeira Beach, John’s Pass provides…

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Check out GenX Tavern for a Throwback Night

Throw it back to the ‘80s and ‘90s at downtown Tampa’s new tavern! GenX Tavern is unlike most taverns because everything is based on the ‘80s and ‘90s from the food, decor and experience! If you’re feeling nostalgic for the…

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Enjoy A Hard Cider This Fall!

Now that it’s almost fall, pumpkin, apple, maple and lots of other fall-flavored drinks have started appearing in cafes, restaurants and stores. One famous autumn drink is apple cider. In the north, some people heat apple cider and add spices….

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Have a Fall Date Florida-Style

Pumpkin Spice is in the air which means It’s almost fall! It’s hard to tell because Florida is hot, the leaves don’t change color and there is no snow. The north has many fall activities that, sadly, are not possible…

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History Museum Date

Looking for a History Museum? For all the history lovers in Tampa Bay, there are plenty of museums for you to visit. Not all of the museums on this list focus on Tampa Bay history, but each place is worth…

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Margaritas of Every Color

Traditional margaritas are a popular summer drink. However, there are many kinds of margaritas that are perfect for summer and other seasons! Instead of going out to drink on the next girl’s night or day, stay at home and make…

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Brew Beer and Make Wine! 

Instead of buying beer and wine, make it! If you and your date are fans of going out and drinking, this is the perfect couple date for you! You will experience a fun time crafting and making your alcohol and…

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Summer of Rum Festival

What is goes great with a Florida summer of fun? A summer of rum! This Labor Day weekend, celebrate with the Summer of Rum Festival at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park in Downtown Tampa! The Festival will be held Aug….

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Karaoke Night: All You Have to Do Is Sing

Karaoke has been a staple at parties, clubs, and bars for a long time. Adult sitcoms, including How I Met Your Mother, Young and Hungry and Friends have featured a karaoke bar in at least one episode. There is always…

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Tampa’s Epic Chef Showdown is Back!

Love food, cooking, or watching TV cooking shows? Now, you and a lucky date can watch a cooking competition in person and support an important local cause. The Epicurean Hotel, in Hyde Park, is hosting the fifth annual Tampa’s Epic…

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Inside Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserve

Its primary purpose may be water storage and supply, but Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserve also serves as a natural resource conservation. The Preserve has many significant ecological features including wood stork rookery, a sawgrass marsh, a sphagnum bog and two…

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Tampa Pig Jig 2019

The annual Tampa Pig Jig fundraiser will be back this year on October 19 at Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa. More than 8,000 people are projected to attend this music and barbeque event where proceeds are donated to NephCure…

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Less Traditional Places to Get Married in Tampa Bay

If you get married, your wedding will be the most important date in your life. It’s essential that you choose the right location to say your “I do’s.” Some couples want a more traditional place, and some want a less…

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Girl’s Night/Day Out Photo Shoot!

It may seem like a small area, but the history and recent build-up of the city have created a plethora of interesting places that are worthy of being shown off. In and around downtown Tampa has some beautiful places to…

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Margarita Wars are Back!

Get ready to party! It’s time for chillin’ and margarita sippin’! Grab your date, spouse, girls or guys to go drink one of the most popular summer drinks at Margarita Wars. The annual Margarita Wars are back for the sixth…

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Day Cruises in Downtown Tampa

With the Tampa Bay and Hillsborough River right along downtown, spending the day on the water makes perfect sense. The Bay and the River offer views of mansions, historical sites, downtown, and aquatic-life, plus the area has a rich and…

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Get a Little “Fishy” This Weekend!

In a state surrounded on three sides by water, and has many lakes and rivers throughout the state, it’s one of the perfect places to fish. And if it’s one of the most perfect places to fish, it’s also one…

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Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games

This summer Tampa Bay will be hosting the Department of Defense Warrior Games for the first time. Both the opening ceremony and closing ceremony will take place at Amalie Arena. On June 22, Amalie Arena will be hosting the start…

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Fun Things to do at Busch Gardens Summer Nights

Looking for a fun place to spend your summer nights? Look no farther than Busch Gardens Summer Nights. From May 31 to August 11, Busch Gardens will be open until 10 pm! It gives guests a longer chance to have…

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Ways to See Animals

You might think the only way to see animals is at a zoo or aquarium. And in Florida, there are a lot of aquariums. While both are great date ideas, there are cool other ways to see animals and get…

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