Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (05.18-20.18)


Friday, May 18 

Friday Concerts in The Park Presents Displace at River Tower Park
Funk fusion band Displace will be playing an eclectic mix of sounds from 7-9pm at River Tower Park for Free Friday Concerts in the park. Visit for rest of the month’s schedule. River Tower Park – 401 E. Bird St.

On the Road: A One Helluva Woman Show at Stageworks Theatre (Friday & Saturday)
Looking for a date night this weekend? Head out to Stageworks Theatre to see On the Road: One Helluva Woman Show, starring an 80-year-old activist who shares her experience driving her Prius around the Country and trying to save the world. This show details the exploits, obstacles and joys of a road trip fueled by the power of creating deep change in the arts, education, economy and communities. Tickets are $25 and both the Friday and Saturday night shows begin at 8pm. Stageworks Theatre – 1120 E. Kennedy Blvd., #151

David Koechner: The Symphony of Chaos Tour at Tampa Improv Comedy Theatre (All Weekend)
Actor, writer and producer David Koechner will be bring his Symphony of Chaos Tour to Tampa this weekend at the Improv Comedy Theatre. He is well-known for his roles as Todd Packer on The Office and Champ Kind from the Anchorman movies and has made an appearance on numerous networks including Showtime, Comedy Central, ABC, Fox and Nexflix. Tickets start at $20 and all shows are 21+ except for Friday at 10:30pm, which is 18+. Visit for this weekend’s showtime schedule. Tampa Improv Comedy Theatre – 1600 East 8th Ave., C-112

One Act Weekend at Carrollwood Players Theatre (All Weekend)
The annual one act weekend at Carrollwood Players Theatre is back this weekend! This popular event includes a collection of eight short plays, each 10-15 minutes in length, never performed in Florida, and premiering throughout this weekend either on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Both Friday and Saturday shows begin at 8pm while the Sunday performance begins at 3pm. Tickets are only $15. Visit for more information about the weekend’s acts and schedule. Carrollwood Players Theatre – 4333 Gunn Hwy

Saturday, May 19 

Travis Greene at The Straz Center
Two-time Grammy nominee Travis Greene will be bringing his Crossover Live Tour, Vol. 2 to the Straz’ Ferguson Hall at 8pm. Tickets start at $18.50. Straz Center for Performing Arts – 1010 N. Machines Place

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Tampa Great Strides Walk-a-thon
Fundraise for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation by joining the walk-a-thon at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park. Check-in begins at 7am and the walk begins at 8am. Registration is free, but walkers are encouraged to raise funds. Your support will help accelerate innovative research and drug development, as well as advance care and advocacy. Visit for more information on how you can help in finding a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park – 601 Old Water St

Cornhole for a Cause
Head out to Grand Central at Kennedy for a cornhole fundraising event benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay. This bean bag toss tournament costs $80 for a team of 2 and includes 3 games of cornhole and drink tickets and there will be plenty of opportunities to win prizes too!  Grand Central at Kennedy1208 E. Kennedy Blvd

Ybor City Saturday Market
Visit the 18-year-old historic Ybor City Saturday Market every Saturday between 9am-3pm for a versatile vendor showcase of locally produced items unique to the Tampa Bay Area. From organic produce to artisian crafts and everything in between, this market has something for everyone. 1901 19th St.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Washington Capitals
Head out to Amalie Arena and watch as the Tampa Bay Lighting Play against the Washington Capitals for game 5 of the Eastern Confrence Final. Game starts at 7:15 pm. Get your tickets here. Amalie Arena – 401 Channelside Dr.

Sunday, May 20

Tampa Indie Flea Market at The Armature Works
Head out to The Armature Works anytime between 11am-3pm for a flea market filled with vendors selling products from handmade jewelry, letterpress cards, screen printed t-shirts, vintage treasures, home goods, artisanal jams, dry succulent gardens and more! This is a recurring event every 3rd Saturday of the month, plus it’s family and pet friendly! Visit for more information. The Armature Works – 1910 N. Ola Ave

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