Events

Weekend Date at Gasparilla Music Festival 2023

Music: name a more lovely experience. I’ll wait. From April 29-30, 2023, the Gasparilla Music Festival (GMF) returns to Tampa Bay at Curtis Hixon Park. GMF promises many opportunities for sipping, singing, noshing, and dancing with your sweetheart. And if…

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Our Favorite Easter Events in Tampa Bay

It’s time for all things springtime and Easter! Lucky for us, there are tons of events in and around the Tampa Bay area to celebrate. Our guide to Easter Events for 2023 covers all things from egg hunts to Easter…

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Things to Do in Tampa Clearwater & St. Pete in March

Things to Do in March in Tampa, Clearwater & St. Pete Get out and explore exciting things to do in Tampa, Clearwater & St. Pete this month with your favorite plus one by checking out our favorite things to do…

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Mother’s Day in Tampa: Brunches, Events and More

Mother’s Day is just around the corner — Sunday, May14, 2023! Show the fantastic moms and mother figures in your life just how much you love and appreciate them. Take her to Mother’s Day brunch, plan the perfect Mother’s Day…

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The BEST Places for Mother’s Day Brunch in Tampa

Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, May 14th! Tampa is full of amazing brunch spots, so what better way than to have mom sit back, relax, and enjoy a special dining experience. In the meantime, we’ve got the scoop…

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Best St. Patrick’s Day Ever! Top St. Paddy’s Day Specials + Events

Welcome to our official guide to having the best St. Patrick’s Day ever in Tampa Bay, Clearwater, St. Pete, and all points in between! St. Patrick’s Day (Friday, March 17, 2023) is almost here and The City of Tampa is…

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Experience The 2023 Tampa Riverfest

Since its inception in 2015, Tampa Riverfest has become a must-experience Tampa Bay event. The perfect celebration of Tampa’s iconic 2.4-mile-long Riverwalk, Riverfest is a great destination for couples looking for date ideas. This year’s Riverfest will be held the…

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How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Tampa’s River O’ Green Fest

Tampa’s River O’ Green Fest has a NEW date and time due to inclement weather on Saturday. It will now be held on Friday, March 17 from 4pm-10pm at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. This is the first time the event has been held on St….

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A Culinary Adventure at the 2023 Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival

The Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival is back in 2023 with 20 food cabins featuring all-new culinary delights from around the world and 23 not-to-miss live concerts. Foodies …this is an event for you! We went to explore this year’s…

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Top Eats, Concerts and More at the Florida Strawberry Festival

For a true celebration of strawberries, there’s no better event than the 88th Annual Florida Strawberry Festival. Taking place in Plant City, just 30 minutes from Tampa, this annual fair combines every strawberry treat imaginable with everything you love about…

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Eat, Drink, and Be Wild! ZooBrews Returns to ZooTampa Along with NEW Adventures for 2023!

One of ZooTampa’s most popular events is back! ZooBrews returns on March 4, 2023 from 7:30pm-11:30pm for a WILD night filled with beer, wine, spirits, and food! Guests will enjoy food and drinks from some of Tampa’s best restaurants and breweries…

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Celebrate Mardi Gras in Tampa!

Mardi Gras is approaching, friends! In just a few short days, the celebrations will kick off in Tampa Bay and around the country. If you’re local to the Tampa area and aren’t sure where or how to celebrate Mardi Gras…

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Valentine’s Day Flowers: Tampa, St. Pete, Clearwater Florists

The Tampa Bay area has an abundance of great florists, providing so many choices for Valentine’s Day flower selections.  We’re detailing some great florists in Tampa, Clearwater and St. Pete for you to choose from to pick the perfect Valentine’s…

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Things To Do and Events Valentine’s Day Weekend – Tampa, St. Pete, Clearwater 2023

Welcome to our official guide to the best Valentine’s Day events in Tampa Bay!  Want some fun activities you can do as a couple that’ll get your pulse pounding or ideas for new things to try? We’ve got it! Between…

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Essential Guide to the Knights of Sant’ Yago 2023 Knight Parade

The Gasparilla Tampa Bay fun continues! The iconic Krewe of the Knights of Sant’ Yago Knight Parade, presented by MOR-TV and co-sponsored by the City of Tampa, will return to historic Ybor City on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 7…

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Comedian Jim Gaffigan Comes to Tampa for His Latest Comedy Special

For years, Jim Gaffigan has been a household name. The comedian, known best for his stand-up comedy, is bringing his latest tour, The Dark Pale Tour, to Tampa from February 9-11 at The Straz Center. Not only will guests be…

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Best 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, attractions, and aquatic-life, plus the area has a rich…

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Ultimate Gasparilla Guide for 2023: Schedule, Parking, Where to Watch + MORE

Your Ultimate Guide to Gasparilla   Gasparilla is BACK for 2023! The Seminole Hard Rock Gasparilla Pirate Fest is the quintessential uniquely Tampa holiday, festival, event, party, boat show, costume contest, and most of all party. More than a day or…

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14 Days of Love Giveaway 2023

WELCOME TO 14 DAYS OF LOVE GIVEAWAY 2023! Why celebrate Valentine’s Day on just one day? Tampa Bay Date Night Guide’s annual giveaway extravaganza is back this year with the return of our 14 Days of Love Giveaway. Leading up…

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Best Spots to View the Gasparilla Flotilla Invasion from Land and Water

Ahoy! On Saturday, January 28 from 11:30am-1pm, the world’s only fully rigged pirate ship, the Jose Gasparilla, will set sail from the south end of Hillsborough Bay to kick off Gasparilla Pirate Fest.   Shouts of “Land, ho!” will ring out…

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