The Tampa Events Guide (11.08-10.19)

It’s finally the weekend in Tampa! Greek Fest, Bad Ass Beer Fest, Veg Fest and more return for special weekend-long celebrations in the city. What’s on your weekend agenda?

Featured image courtesy of Lance Raab!

Friday, November 8

The Vintage Roost Ybor City Market (All Weekend)
The Vintage Roost is the next big thing in Ybor City. This recurring event brings together some of the best vintage vendors in the entire region under one beautiful roof. The Vintage Roost runs Friday through Sunday. Hours: Friday, 9am-8pm; Saturday & Sunday, 9am-5pm. Follow Vintage Roost on Facebook & Instagram for updates on their latest treasures. Vintage Roost, 2326 East 7th Avenue.

Tampa Greek Festival! (All Weekend)
OPA! The most delicious event in the city of Tampa returns this weekend. Enjoy live music, tons of food (give me all the Baklava, please) and more happening during this weekend long celebration. The Tampa Greek Festival is one of Hillsborough County’s oldest cultural celebrations. Established more than 30 years ago, the festival strives to bring its heritage, its Orthodoxy, and of course, its wonderful food to individuals from throughout Tampa Bay. Friday from 12-10pm, Saturday from 11am-10pm, Sunday from 11am-6pm. Takes place at 2418 West Swann Avenue

Coppertail Night Market
Every month a new DIY class at Tampa’s favorite Night Market is at Coppertail Brewing Co. Have fun shopping 40+ makers in Coppertail’s backlot while sipping on craft brews at Coppertail Brewing Co. 6-10pm. 2601 East 2nd Avenue.

Live Music at Sparkman Wharf (All Weekend) 
Live music all weekend at Sparkman Wharf – powered by Gasparilla Music Festival! Performances from 3-10pm on Friday, 3-10pm on Saturday, and 12-4pm on Sunday. Sparkman Wharf, 615 Channelside Drive.

Lebanese Food Festival of Tampa Bay (All Weekend)
Mark your calendars! it’s that great tasty time of the year again. the Lebanese food festival of TampaBay returns with more yumminess. From chicken and beef shawerma to kibbeh, kafta, zaatar and cheese pies, Lebanese sweets and more. Friday from 6-midnight, Saturday from 1pm-midnight, Sunday from 11:30am-6pm. Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 6201 Sheldon Road.

Friday Night Heights with Brew Bus 
Each Friday Brew Bus runs a continuous loop between 10 stops where riders #HopOn and off as they please, visiting as many or as few of the stops as they like. The bus stops at Lowry ParcadeIndependent Bar and Cafe, TampaRed Star Rock BarBodega Seminole HeightsMandarin HeightsShuffleBrew Bus BrewingArmature WorksRock Brothers Brewing Company and Zydeco Brew Werks. 7pm-midnight. Only $10 in advance, $15 day of. Brew Bus, 4101 North Florida Avenue.

Saturday, November 9

Your CBD Store Tampa Grand Opening!
Celebrate the arrival of an all new natural wellness boutique in the city of Tampa! Your CBD Store Tampa offers a variety of tinctures, drinks, candles, and more to help soothe anxiety, muscle pain, sleeplessness and more. Your CBD Store will host its grand opening on November 9. The festivities will include free samples, giveaways and more. Full event details on Facebook. The event runs from 10am-7pm. Your CBD Store Tampa, 13721 North Dale Mabry Highway. Learn more about Tampa’s new CBD Boutique.

10th Annual Tampa Bay Veg Fest
Speakers, cooking demos, tons of vegan vendors and more at this year’s Tampa Bay Veg Fest! Family-friendly, and pet-friendly. 10am-5pm. Perry Harvey Sr. Park, 1000 East Harrison Street.

Bad A** Beer Fest at Tampa Bay Brewing Company
Over 60 breweries, 200+ beers in a variety of styles, plus great food, music, and local craft lifestyle vendors. Noon-5pm. Tickets from $15-$120. Tampa Bay Brewing Company, 13937 Monroes Business Park.

North Tampa Market
The Carrollwood North Tampa Market is at the Carrollwood Cultural Center every 2nd Saturday. This market supports 70+ vendors selling what’s made in Tampa Bay. 10am-2pm. Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road.

Sip and Skate at Skateworld Tampa
Skateworld Tampa is excited to announce its first Sip and Skate. Lace up your skates and experience heart pumping excitement, a light show and the BEST HITS from the 90’s and today. Beer and wine specials all night long. 10:30pm-1am. $15 cover. Skateworld Tampa, 7510 Paula Drive.

Rides by the River Car Show at Armature Works
Calling all automotive enthusiasts. Bring your favorite collector car, hot rod, import, or exotic to Armature Works. Hundreds of Tampa Bays greatest vehicles will be on display. Additionally, local dealers and automotive vendors will show off their latest vehicles and products. 8-11am. Armature Works, 1910 North Ola Avenue.

Cupcake Festival
Local cupcake bakers will go head-to-head at the 9th Ybor City Saturday Market Cupcake Festival. 9am-3pm. Ybor City Saturday Market, 1800 East 8th Avenue.

Sunday, November 10

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Arizona Cardinals
Are you ready for some Buccaneers football. Enjoy a full game day experience at Raymond James Stadium with great food, a wild atmosphere at the ship, and of course some good old fashioned football. Game begins at 1pm. Click HERE for tickets. Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy.


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