Events

Morning Date to Gulfport: Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market

Bordering the area of St. Petersburg, Gulfport is a cute and quaint town off the beaten path. Located right on the water and complete with restaurants dishing out homemade cuisine, boutiques, art galleries, ice cream shops, and more, Gulfport is…

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Foodie Getaway to the Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

SPONSORED — Calling all foodies! The beloved Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns for its 13th year Friday and Saturday, November 11-12, 2022. Boasting unlimited tastings at more than 20 stations featuring culinary selections from…

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Artemis 1: Where to Watch Rocket Launches on the Space Coast

It is such an exciting time in Central Florida! The Space Coast is booming with multiple rocket launches every month. And now a history-making event is taking place with the Artemis program. We’re returning to the moon! The Artemis missions…

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The Best Things to Do in Tampa Bay this Month: Events and MORE!

OUR MONTHLY GUIDE TO 40+ THINGS TO DO IN TAMPA BAY FOR DATE NIGHTS Get out and explore this month with your favorite plus one by checking out our favorite things to do in Tampa Bay this August 2022! There’s…

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Tampa Pig Jig 2022

The annual Tampa Pig Jig fundraiser will be back this year on October 22 at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park in Tampa. In its 11th year, this family- and pet-friendly event remains as popular as ever — and, like always,…

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Our Favorite Ways to Spend Fourth of July Weekend in Tampa Bay

Celebrate America with Fourth of July fireworks and events in Tampa, Clearwater and St. Pete Independence Day is fast approaching, and that means it’s time to figure out how to celebrate. This year, there are tons of cool Fourth of…

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Things to Do Father’s Day Weekend in Tampa Bay in 2022

Father’s Day is right around the corner, June 19th to be exact! Why not take out Dad for a change and celebrate the special men in your life? This year, Tampa Bay is offering tons of Father’s Day event options,…

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

Mother’s Day is just around the corner — Sunday, May 8! While celebrating might still look a little different this year, get creative and show the fantastic moms in your life just how much you love and appreciate them. Take…

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Eat, Drink, and Be Wild! ZooBrews Returns to ZooTampa Along with NEW Adventures for 2022!

*UPDATE – 4/19/22 – ZooBrews is completely SOLD OUT* One of ZooTampa’s most popular events is back! ZooBrews returns on April 23 from 7-11pm for a WILD night filled with beer, wine, spirits, and food! Guests will enjoy food and…

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Taste at The Straz Returns + An Amazing Show Lineup for 2022!

*4/9/22 – Taste at The Straz is SOLD OUT* After a two-year hiatus due to Covid, Taste at The Straz returns on April 9! This iconic annual eat-and-drink extravaganza takes place along the Riverwalk at The Straz. Guests will be…

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Weekend Date at Gasparilla Music Festival 2022

Music: name a more lovely experience. I’ll wait. From February 25 – 27, 2022, the Gasparilla Music Festival (GMF) returns to Tampa Bay at Curtis Hixon Park. And, for the first time, Tampa’s signature music festival features a full festival…

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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 87th 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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28 Days of Love Giveaway

Welcome to 28 Days of Love Giveaway 2022! Why celebrate Valentine’s Day on just one day, when you can celebrate it every day in February? Tampa Bay Date Night Guide’s annual giveaway extravaganza is back this year with the return of…

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Our Top Picks for the Best Gasparilla Brunches This Year

Due to the closure of half of the city and its roads, it can be quite a challenge during the Gasparilla festivities to find a hot bite of food away from the craziness. Luckily, this year, both the festival and…

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Gasparilla 101! The History + Legends Behind One of Tampa’s Most Iconic Events

To some locals, you aren’t a true “Tampanian” until you experience your first Gasparilla and all that it entails!  Gasparilla, named in honor of mythical pirate, Jose Gaspar, is a long-standing Tampa tradition. But what exactly is Gasparilla and why…

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Ultimate Gasparilla Guide for 2022

Your Ultimate Guide to Gasparilla Gasparilla is BACK for 2022! 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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Celebrate the Holidays in Tampa Bay: Christmas Events, Lights, and More!

Choosing which holiday events to attend can be a daunting task, especially when there are so many to choose from – including a handful of brand new events for 2021. To take away some of the stress of decision making,…

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Tampa Clearwater St Pete!

Make a date night out of the Tampa Bay area’s New Year’s events! Counting down to the new year, getting that midnight kiss, and watching fireworks together is the perfect way to start your new year off right. So, here…

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The Best New Year’s Eve Events in Tampa Bay Clearwater St Pete

New Year’s Eve 2022 NYE Guide Everything you need to know for the BEST New Year’s Eve in Tampa Clearwater St. Pete! Celebrate New Year’s Eve on December 31, 2021 safely and in style It often felt like 2021 might…

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Essential Survival Tips for Gasparilla 2022

The last weekend in January is a big one for the city of Tampa Bay, especially this year as Gasparilla returns after being canceled in 2021. People from all over come to celebrate the pirate invasion of Jose Gaspar and…

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