Tampa Bay’s Playground This Weekend

Friday 10 am

Florida Strawberry Festival Grounds
303 N LEMON ST., PLANT CITY, FL 33563
Scotty McCreery, T.G. Sheppard/Janie Fricke

 

Friday 12 pm

Tampa Bay Beer Week: Barrel-Aged Beer Tapping
Peg's Cantina & Brew Pub
Gulfport : 3038 Beach Blvd. S, Gulfport, 33701


Friday 5 pm

Florida Antiquarian Book Fair
Coliseum
Downtown St. Petersburg : 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 46614
More than 115 specialized dealers from across the country sell rare and out-of-print books, first editions, fine bindings, paper collectibles and more.
Price: $10 Fri. (good all weekend), $6 Sat.-Sun.; 12 and younger free.

Friday 6 pm
Dunedin Fine Art Center Trifecta
Dunedin Fine Art Center
Dunedin : 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin, 34698
Three all-star events come together on the same weekend for a uniquely fringe art festival. Enjoy the Eat This! food truck mini-rally, the Contain It! exhibit featuring art installations in PODS, and the Trashy Treasures art garage sale
Price: Free. $5 admission to Friday night party.

Saturday 8 am

Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon
Adventure Island
Tampa : 10001 McKinley Drive, Tampa, 33612
Triathletes ages 7 to 14 swim 100 or 200 meters with the current in the Rambling Bayou, bike 1.5 to 3-miles through the Busch Gardens parking lot and run one-half to one-mile through a grassy field. Participants get a T-shirt, finishers medal and a $20 discount on admission to Adventure Island.
Price: $30, $35 after Feb. 1, $40 day of.

Saturday 8 am

Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon
Adventure Island
Tampa : 10001 McKinley Drive, Tampa, 33612
Triathletes ages 7 to 14 swim 100 or 200 meters with the current in the Rambling Bayou, bike 1.5 to 3-miles through the Busch Gardens parking lot and run one-half to one-mile through a grassy field. Participants get a T-shirt, finishers medal and a $20 discount on admission to Adventure Island.
Price: $30, $35 after Feb. 1, $40 day of.

Saturday 10 am

Tampa Bay Boat Show
Tropicana Field
St. Petersburg : 1 Stadium Drive, St. Petersburg, 33705
This three-day sales event features the area's top boat dealers/manufacturers, the latest in boating and fishing supplies, and great accessories. Plus, some of the area's top fish guides and local experts share tips, secrets and fun stories on how to "catch the big one."
Price: Free. $6 parking.

Saturday 5:30 pm

Leprechaun Pub Crawl (SoHo)
MacDinton's Irish Pub
South Tampa : 405 S Howard Ave., Tampa, 33606
Pace yourself on this pub crawl that starts at MacDinton's with free green beer until 6:15 p.m. Irish themed costumes strongly suggested.
Price: $10, $15 (if not wearing green attire).

Saturday 8 pm

Florida Orchestra Pops Concert: 

A Night at the Cotton Club
Mahaffey Theater
Downtown St. Petersburg : 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg, 33701
Features an all-star cast, including trumpeter Byron Stripling, tap dancer Ted Louis Levy and Count Basie songstress Carmen Bradford, in a swinging salute to Harlem's famed Cotton Club. Songs include Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing, Dinah, Minnie The Moocher, St. James Infirmary, B …
Price: $15-$45.


Sunday 10 am

Bay Area Renaissance Festival: Buccaneer Beer Fest
Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)
University Area : 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa, 33617

Sunday 12 pm

Bay Area Renaissance Festival: Buccaneer Beer Fest
Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)
University Area : 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa, 33617

Sunday 5 pm

Tampa Bay Beer Week
Willard's Tap House
Largo : 12500 Starkey Road, Largo, 33773
This venue is one of many celebrating the annual Tampa Bay Beer week March 2-10. Beer lovers can taste the best that local craft brewers have to offer — from brewers and distributors to taverns and home brewers, with beer pairings, special releases and much more.Check out more Beer Week ha …
Price: Beer and event prices vary.




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