The Top Events in Tampa (09.27-29.19)

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It’s the first official weekend of fall in the city of Tampa. Yes, it still feels an awful lot like summer, but we’re still in the mood for apple cider, sweaters, and spooky movies. Here are the top events to get you in the autumn mood in Tampa.

Something major is happening over the bridge. El Dorado, the largest Hispanic-owned furniture enterprise in the U.S. is opening a massive new store in St. Pete. Click HERE for full details.

Friday, September 27

Vintage Roost Ybor City (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.

Miles Davis: Birth of Cool at Tampa Theatre
Get ready for a beautiful tribute to one of music’s most influential legends. Miles Davis: Birth of Cool screens at Tampa Theatre on Friday at 7:30pm, and again on Sunday at 7pm. Click HERE for tickets. Tampa Theatre, 711 North Franklin Street.

Saturday, September 28

Fall Festival at Hyde Park Village
Enjoy Fall activities, a pumpkin patch, live music, and delicious food and craft brews by J.J. Taylor. Hyde Park’s Fall Festival runs from 5pm-9pm. Free to attend. Hyde Park Village, 1602 West Snow Circle.

A Tribute to Stonewall: 50th Anniversary Concert
The Tampa Bay Pride Band had its first-ever performance at the rebirth of the Tampa Pride festival in 2014. Born during the wave of acceptance and civil rights gains of the Obama Administration, the band grew rapidly, building upon its mission to support community outreach in addition to creating outstanding performance opportunities for members. 5-7pm. Tickets are $10. HCC Performing Arts Center, 1411 E 11th Avenue.

Tampa Bay Lightning Season Kickoff Bar Crawl
The Tampa Bay Lightning is on quest for The Stanley Cup once again! Tampa is kicking it off with a signature bar crawl to support the Bolts and get everyone back into hockey fever! Join Tampa Bay’s only fully guided Bar Crawl with a Party Bus that will shuttle you from Start to finish throughout the entire event! Your ticket includes party bus transport, one free welcome shot at each bar (4), discounted food & drink specials, games, raffle ticket and tons of fun. 3-9pm. Click HERE to get your ticket and for further details. Meet at Yeoman’s Cask & Lion, 202 North Morgan Street.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers at Amalie Arena
The Lightning are in preseason action this Saturday! The Bolts take on the Panthers in a fun preseason game. Enjoy all the amazing amenities at Amalie Arena while you cheer on the Lightning. Game begins at 7pm. Click HERE for tickets. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive.

Tyler, The Creator with Jaden Smith at Yuengling Center
The dynamic and enigmatic Tyler, The Creator is joined by Jaden Smith on Saturday night. 7pm. Click HERE for tickets. Yuengling Center, 4202 East Fowler Avenue.

Sunday, September 29

Fall Family Fest at Water Works Park
Hunter Law, P.A. presents the Fall Family Festival at Water Works Park Tampa! Adoptable doggies will be in attendance, looking for love and forever homes! There will also be food trucks, vendors, games, character visits, and a dog park. Free swag bags for the first 100 moms in line, free children’s books (while supplies last), and free laser tag provided by Tom’s Laser Tag. 11am-3pm. Water Works Park, 1710 North Highland Avenue.

Sing-Along: Mary Poppins at Tampa Theatre
The original Mary Poppins is a timeless classic. The Tampa Theatre is bringing back to the big screen for a special sing-along event. 3-5:30pm. Click HERE for tickets. Tampa Theatre, 711 North Franklin Street.

Hungry for more? Check out some of our recent food guides to influence your weekend dining:

The Tampa Brunch Guide
The Best Pancake Spots in Tampa Bay, according to Yelp
The Best Dessert Shops in Tampa

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Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan is the Editor of thatssotampa.com. Follow him on Twitter @harlanyoungII and Instagram @harlanyoung. Send tips and potential stories to info@thatssotampa.com.