Month: July 2017

Best of Tampa Bay

This all-you-can-eat food and drink extravaganza boasts Tampa Bay’s finest restaurants, caterers and craft breweries. Enjoy open bars and live bands as you eat, drink and party! Plus, you’ll be helping generate millions of dollars for arts education programs.

Bern’s WineFest

Bern’s Steak House, Haven, Bern’s Fine Wines and Spirits, and The Epicurean Hotel present a full week to indulge in all your wildest culinary and wine fantasies. This eight-day, unique food and wine experience has the area’s most talented culinary teams complemented by the best wines from around the world.

Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival

The Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival feeds guests’ appetite for adventure with wild flavors and concerts for every taste on Saturdays and Sundays in March and April. The festival invites guests to unleash their inner foodie with an exciting variety of sample-size tastings of delicious cuisine and spirits, tempting taste buds like never before.

Tampa Pride Parade

Entertainment, music, food and pride! Celebrate Tampa Pride with a parade down 7th Avenue in Ybor City and a festival on 8th Avenue, which includes a family friendly section and an auto show.

Gasparilla Season

Named for legendary pirate, José Gaspar—who terrorized the coastal waters of West Florida during the 18th and early 19th centuries—Tampa Bay’s destination-wide Gasparilla celebration kicks off each January with a full schedule of exciting pirate-themed events. From parades of pirates to music and film festivals, and a waterfront half-marathon, the entire city unloads untold Gasparilla… Read more »

Conga Caliente

Get the whole family dancing with a Latino music and cultural celebration. Catch show-stopping music performances by Latin American greats in a vivid display of heritage pride. Festival-goers can also enjoy the variety of traditional cuisine as well as the beer garden, arts and crafts village, domino tournament, health pavilion and more.

Chillin’ Music Fest

The Chillin’ Music Fest is a sonic, chill-out dance party featuring the best in surf, alt, reggae rock, world and roots music. The one-day, sun-soaked outdoor event features rhythms and grooves from dozens of nationally and internationally touring bands, and additional attractions include flame-grilled eats, thirst-quenching libations and a college football viewing tent.


Bring your German spirit and cheers to plenty of beer and dancing at the largest Oktoberfest celebration in Tampa Bay! Enjoy games throughout the day, from the Liter Stein Bucket Race to the Barrel Roll, and don’t forget to chow down on brats and plenty of schnitzels! And it all benefits a Tampa Bay non-profit,… Read more »

A Pirate’s Guide to Tampa Bay

Begin your family’s quest to conquer Tampa Bay by joining Captain José Gaspar’s motley crew for an excursion full of treasure, fun attractions and surprises.

The Sensations of Ybor City

Explore the Cuban enclave, where smoking hand-rolled cigars, eating at Cuban restaurants, drinking fresh brews and exploring the vibrant nightlife are a part of everyday life.