The Top Events in Tampa (11.01-03.19)

It’s the first weekend of November in the city of Tampa! Here are the best happening in this wonderful city, including a Riverwalk Festival, the screening of a modern film masterpiece and more!

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Nov. 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.

Nov. 8-10 – Vintage Roost Ybor City 

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.

Friday, November 1

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.

Cirque du Soleil at Amalie Arena (All Weekend)
Prepare to be mesmerized by special performances during Cirque du Soleil at Amalie Arena. Performances on Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Click HERE for tickets and showtimes. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive.

Spooky Empire Convention
Bruce Campbell (Evil Dead series, Burn Notice) will be appearing live at the Spooky Empire convention on Saturday and Sunday. Horror fans, enjoy a total spooky immersion experience with some of the most horrific minds in the business. Full schedule on Spooky Empire’s website. Click HERE for tickets. Tampa Convention Center, 333 South Franklin Street.


Brews & Tunes at 81Bay Brewing Company
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood to support local artists and enjoy a drink with friends! Come on down and celebrate the life of Mr. Rogers with us and WEDU PBS. Show your love for Mr. Rogers by wearing your favorite cardigan (First 50 people wearing a cardigan will receive one free 16 oz. beer!) Music from 6:30-10:30pm. 81Bay Brewing Company, 4465 West Gandy Boulevard.

Free Jazz Night at Bay Cannon
Come listen to the musical talents of Crisis, The Jazz Project. 7:30-9:30pm. Bay Cannon, 2106 West Main Street.

Parasite at Tampa Theatre
Described as perfect, and a modern masterpiece, Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite has entranced critics all over the world. Meet the Park Family: the picture of aspirational wealth. And the Kim Family: rich in street smarts but not much else. Be it chance or fate, these two houses are brought together and the Kims sense a golden opportunity. Masterminded by college-aged Ki-woo, the Kim children expediently install themselves as tutor and art therapist to the Parks. Soon, a symbiotic relationship forms between the two families. The film will screen at Tampa Theatre through Nov. 13. Click HERE for tickets and showtimes. Tampa Theatre, 711 North Franklin Street.

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 Parcade, Independent Bar and Cafe, Tampa, Red Star Rock Bar, Bodega Seminole Heights/ Mandarin Heights, Shuffle, Brew Bus Brewing, Armature Works, Rock Brothers Brewing Company and Zydeco Brew Werks. 7pm-midnight. Only $10 in advance, $15 day of. Brew Bus, 4101 North Florida Avenue.

Grand Opening of Dojo Sounds
Celebrate the arrival of Ybor’s new arts and entertainment venue! Begins at 8pm. Dojo Sounds, 1601 East 4th Avenue.

Sunset Paddle Social Social in Tampa
Join Urban Kai at their new Downtown Tampa location at Armature Works for a Sunset Paddle Social! 5:30pm. $30. Click HERE to register. Armature Works, 1910 North Ola Avenue.

Undead in the Water at American Victory Ship
UNDead in the Water is Tampa’s only authentic nautical haunted attraction. Traverse multiple decks of this historic WWII cargo ship armed only with a blacklight flashlight. Avoid being eaten by the infected zombie stowaways as the merciless Ripper Squad do what they were trained to do, SEARCH AND DESTROY! 8-11pm. Click HERE for tickets. American Victory Ship, 705 Channelside Drive.


Saturday, November 2

Tampa Riverwalk Food and Art Festival
Join the city of Tampa and all of the vendors that make it such a fun and delicious place to live this Saturday for Riverwalk Fest! There will be food trucks, live music, foodie booths, art tents, and so much more. The event runs from 10am-4pm. Waterworks Park, 1710 North Highland Avenue.

Streetcar Live Powered by Gasparilla Music Festival
Streetcar Live is BACK! Hop on board the TECO Line Streetcar and enjoy FREE live music with a local musician. 5-7pm. The TECO Streetcar Line System, 1201 East 7th Avenue.

Pride Zoo-la, a Benefit for Tampa Pride at ZooTampa
Tampa Pride is back at ZooTampa at Lowry Park for another exciting benefit for #OfficialTampaPride. Great food, drinks, silent auction prizes, and more! 6:30-10:30pm. Tickets are just $55. ZooTampa, 1101 West Sligh Avenue.

JANE in Concert at The Straz Center
At JANE In Concert, experience the stunning documentary of the legendary conservationist Jane Goodall—a trailblazer whose chimpanzee research revolutionized our understanding of the natural world–while The Florida Orchestra performs the moving score from world renowned composer Philip Glass live in concert. 8-10pm. Click HERE for tickets. The Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 North WC MacInnes Place.

My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult at Crowbar
Endoxa Booking and Communion After Dark Present a special live music performance at Crowbar. Begins at 7pm. $18 Advance and $22 Day of Show. Crowbar, 1812 North 17th Street.

Bog Witch Birch Takeover at The Hub Bar
Join The Hub’s coven and be a Birch for a night! Pointy witch hat required. They’ll have candles, chalk to draw your very own pentacle, ouija board, prayer candles, and Hub dranks! 7pm. The Hub, 719 North Franklin Street.

Sunday, November 3

Fresh Market at Hyde Park Village
Located in the beautiful Hyde Park Village, come shop local every 1st Sunday. 10am. Hyde Park Village, 1602 West Snow Circle.


Fitness Bock Party at Sparkman Wharf
Wellness at the Wharf, Fitness Block Party, hosted by Harbour Island Athletic Club. 9-11am. All classes are free to attend. Sparkman Wharf, 615 Channelside Drive.

Hip Hop Yoga at 81Bay Brewing
Enjoy Hip Hop Yoga at 81Bay! It’s one hour Live DJ Hip Hop Flow led by Jamie Lanza. This class is donation based and all proceeds will directly benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters. Registration begins at 10:30am. Yoga begins at 11am. 81Bay Brewing, 4465 West Gandy Boulevard.

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