Memorial Day Weekend is almost here! With less than a week left before the long weekend, there is no time to waste while you get your plans in order! With kid-friendly events, games, and adult-style events, there is something for everyone this weekend! Check out all the Memorial Day Weekend Events there is to do in Tampa Bay!
The Florida Aquarium
May 24, 9:30 a.m. to May 27, 5 p.m.
Join The Florida Aquarium in honoring those who have served or are serving with two free general admission tickets. Four additional guests may receive a special %50 off Aquarium General Admission. The offer extends to any active duty, veteran, retired or drilling reservist or National Guardsmen. Military guests must have valid Military ID for the ticket specials.
Caddy’s on Central
May 24, 11 a.m. to May 27, 11 p.m.
Mark your calendars for this Friday morning for a morning of honor. Join Caddy’s in celebrating, commemorating, and honoring those who have served our country. Those who have served may receive a %10 discount on all of Caddy’s locations.
Shephard’s Beach Resort
May 24, 9 p.m. to May 27, 9 p.m.
Don’t miss your chance to purchase a 4 Day Weekend Pass to get into The Wave Nightclub, Salt Tequila Bar and Tap Room, and Shephard’s Tiki Beach! Memorial Day weekend will be full of events in all of the locations! The full itinerary is online with back to back fun all day and all night! The event is rain or shine, and non-refundable, so keep that in mind! Passholders must be 21+.
Primal Empowerment Home of CrossFit Thumbs Up
May 25, 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Come out to Primal Empowerment to honor Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, N.Y. who was killed in 2005 in Afghanistan. The workout is named “Body Armor” and was one of Mike’s favorites. This year, the name will be changed to ‘Murph’ in honor of Michael Murphy. Those interested in training on May 25th are encouraged to wear their weight vests and honor Michael Murphy and those others who lost their lives for our country. The workout will run about 2 hours, and all are invited to work out and cheer on those powering through the routine. Cold refreshments will be provided after the workout.
May 25, 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Begin your Memorial Day Weekend with the first musical celebration of the Summer Holiday Concert Series at Tabellas. Enjoy live music, food, beer, games and more!
Raymond James Stadium
May 25, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Don’t miss one of the biggest Memorial Day celebrations during the Sunset Music Festival this Saturday and Sunday! Enjoy tons of incredible performers and artists including Alison Wonderland, Fisher, Liquid Stranger, Walker & Royce and more!
JD Hamel Park
May 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Join the SRQ VETs in the 4th Annual Memorial Day 5K hike to honor the fallen heroes. The event will join local veteran and civilian communities to support SRQ VETS, a %100 volunteer, veteran-run 501 c3. The mission of SRQ VETs is to find and resource goods to local veterans and their families. After the hike, enjoy a barbeque picnic, music, raffles, and more.
Hyatt Place St. Pete/Downtown
May 25, 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Head over to the Hyatt’s 7th Floor Rooftop Bar! For just $30 enjoy all you can drink cocktails, live music, fun pool floats, and lawn games. Those wanting more can purchase a $150 VIP ticket with all you can drink for up to 6 people, a bottle of Perrier Jouet Champagne, and reserved seating for 6 people! Space is limited so book while you can!
Salty’s Gulfport Bar
May 25, 9 p.m. to May 26, 1 a.m.
Don’t miss out on a totally unique Memorial Day opportunity: a silent disco! All you have to do is pay $10 to purchase a set of headphones. DJ’s will be spinning the best beats from Latin/Reggae, Dance/Hip-Hop, and so much more!
Boca | Hyde Park
May 27, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Come celebrate Memorial Day at Boca and enjoy a delicious brunch with $15 bottomless mimosas and $20 bottomless Bloody Marys. All veterans will receive %50 of an entrée.
Bryan Glazer Family JCC-Mezrah Family Aquatic Center
May 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Come splash around at the Mezrah Family Aquatic Center this Memorial Day! The event is free and open to all. Enjoy music, games, bounce houses, food, drinks, and more!
May 27, 1:10 p.m.
If cookouts and barbeques sound redundant, why not take the family out to the ball game? The Monday of Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect chance to catch the Rays face off against the Toronto Blue Jays! Bring the kids, grab your cracker jacks, and batter up for a day full of fun!
VFW Post 3233
May 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Head down to Sarasota to remember and celebrate those who served! The parade will begin at the staging area on Mainstreet and Osprey Avenue at 10 a.m. Once the parade finishes there will be a ceremony and lunch!
American Freedom Distillery
May 27, 8 a.m.-11 a.m.
Come out and bike to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend! Bikers may participate in the Benefit Ride with a patriot or for a patriot and enjoy a post-ride after party! Attendees may mix and mingle, cycle in the ride or, just watch and have fun. There will be raffles, live music, and more! Please note that after-party tickets must be purchased if those participating will not be riding. Those riding will be includes in the After-Party automatically.
Whether you’re remembering someone you lost or someone still with us, be sure to take a moment to honor all those men and women who have served this Memorial Day Weekend! Be sure to have fun and stay safe!