Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (01.19-21.18)

Your most highly recommend things to do every weekend in Tampa


UPCOMING EVENTS

I Love the Burg’s Winter Whiskeyfest

Join us for the inaugural Winter Whiskeyfest! Try over 12 different whiskeys, enjoy light bites, and mingle over live music as we break in the brand new La Florida event space on a Friday evening. We’re partnering with Red Mesa Cantina to showcase their beautiful downtown venue and benefit a great community cause. Tickets going fast, with room for only 250 of our closest friends and fans. Friday, February 9, 6–9pm. $75. Click here for more info and to buy your tickets now.

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Friday, January 19

2018 Florida RV Supershow
2018 we will Celebrate 33 years of the Florida RV SuperShow. This show is recognized as the greatest RV show in the country. Campers welcome, daily seminars, over 450 vendor booths and more than 1550 RVs covering 26 acres – it is a site to see! 9am-6pm. 4800 US Hwy 301 N

Forever Plaid, the Heavenly Musical Hit!
When four young singers are killed in a car crash, they posthumously take the stage for one final gig in this goofy, 1950’s nostalgia trip. This deliciously fun revue is chock-full of classic barbershop quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies! 7:30-9:30pm 1010 Jaeb Theatre N W.C. MacInnes Place

Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour
The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in RIVERDANCE – The 20th Anniversary World Tour. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures in an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song. 8-10pm. Starts at $35. Carol Morsani Hall 1010 N W.C. MacInnes Place

Saturday, January 20

2018 Light Up the Night Tampa Bay Concert Awareness Event
Free event to raise awareness for Human Trafficking featuring live music by Word of LIfe’s The Overflow Band, Jennifer McGill and Shalyah Fearing from NBC’s “The Voice”. 6-8pm. 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel, FL

Children’s Gasparilla Extravaganza
An alcohol-free event, celebrating the return of the Gasparilla Season to Tampa Bay! Fun for Swashbucklers of All Ages. Mateys of all ages jump and shout for beads as over 100 parade floats make their way down Tampa Bay’s Bayshore Boulevard. Since 1947, families, friends and neighbors bring their own krewes out to take in Gasparilla’s Children’s Parade. The parade is all about elaborate floats, impeccably dressed krewes, booming marching bands, whirling dancers, and the familiar faces of schools and community organizations. Events Begin at 11am. Parade 3:30-6pm. Fireworks 7-7:30pm. from Bay-to-Bay to Edison Avenue

Throwdown By The Bay 2018
Featuring Jake Owen, Dan & Shay and Easton Corbin. Jake Owen has had six No. 1 singles to date – the 2X PLATINUM anthem “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” PLATINUM-certified hits “Beachin’,” “Anywhere with You,” “Alone with You” and “The One That Got Away” plus GOLD-certified “American Country Love Song.” The RCA Nashville recording artist recently released his fifth studio album, AMERICAN LOVE, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart. 7-9pm. 401 Channelside Dr.

VKNG BOHO Fitness & Wedding Festival
An inaugural Fitness & Wedding Festival! Workout with Tampa’s best fitness instructors, and then walk our bohemian market to meet with local wedding vendors. Meet with local wedding vendors who can help you make your big day extra special. Sweat it out with your choice of 5 fitness classes, take one or take them all! Plus grab a cup of coffee and sit in on one of our break out discussions lead by Wedding Professionals and MC’d by Foto Bohemia’s very own Jessie Stehlik! 7:30am-12pm. 600 N Ashley Dr.

Ybor City Saturday Market
Operating since 2000, the Ybor City Saturday Market is the largest continually operating outdoor market in the Tampa Bay Area. Centered in Tampa’s Historic District, the market is one of the most popular shopping destinations for locally produced items unique to the Tampa Bay Area. The Ybor City Saturday Market offers a unique opportunity for customers to meet the artist as well as see one of a kind pieces created in the artist’s booth as well as purchase locally produced gourmet foods representing the area. 9am-3pm. 1901 19th Street

Sunday, January 21

Be Dope Do Yoga
Free community yoga class open to all. Every week we’ll be switching up the flow to give you variety for your mind, body, and breath to connect.Suggested $5 donation. Join the #BDDY community! 11am-12pm. 600 E. Kennedy Blvd

Free Yoga in the Park
Every Sunday downtown Tampa’s only yoga studio, Yoga Downtown Tampa, presents a free yoga class in Curtis Hixon Park. Suggested $5 donation to support your favorite local community yoga. 5-6pm. 600 N Ashley Dr

Seminole Height Sunday Morning Market
Started in 2010, this Market supports 60+ vendors and caters to the greater Seminole Heights neighborhood. This market offers a mixture of Fresh Produce, Plants, Herbs, Fresh Baked Goods, Take Home Foods, Hand Crafts and Ready to Eat Lunch Bites. 10am-2pm. 5000 N. Central Avenue

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Written by Brian Bailey

Brian Bailey is the founder and editor of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. In addition to regular contributions to each blog, he's been featured as a commentator to Bay New 9, The Tampa Tribune, The Tampa Bay Times, The Tampa Bay Business Journal and The Business Observer as well as national outlets including The Huffington Post and The Wall Street Journal. Bailey also serves as the CEO of RKC.me, a Tampa Bay-based digital agency.