Friday, May 25
Fourth Friday in Downtown Tampa
Celebrate the end of the week and the month’s end at Fourth Friday, starting at 4pm in the heart of downtown Tampa. This monthly celebration of Tampa’s rich arts and culture scene includes an evening of special offerings and programs by cultural venues, restaurants & more! Many restaurant and bar offerings extend beyond 9 pm. See this month’s schedule and special deals here. There is live local music at multiple locations; free admission, discounts and special offerings at participating arts and cultural partners; special food and drink deals from participating restaurants and bars as well as a sip and stroll on the Riverwalk. Wristbands are required to get the Fourth Friday deals, which can be picked-up at participating cultural venues. Various Locations – Downtown Tampa
Friday Concerts in The Park Presents The Cadillac Cowboy at River Tower Park
Country band The Cadillac Cowboy will be performing from 7-9pm at River Tower Park for Free Friday Concerts in the park. Don’t miss the last performance of this season. River Tower Park – 401 E. Bird St.
Tampa Bay Rays Vs. Baltimore orioles (All Weekend)
Watch the Tampa Bay Rays take on the Toronto Blue Jays at Tropicana Field in this three part series: May 25, 7:10 p.m.; May 26, 4:10 p.m.; May 27, 1:10 p.m. For all Friday home games, fans may purchase upper level tickets for only $7.11, but need to visit a participating local 7-Eleven store to pick up the Rays Friday night discount coupon. The coupon code will be redeemable online or at the Tropicana Field Box Office. Each coupon will be good for up to 4 tickets. Tropicana Field – 1 tropicana Dr.
Picker Place 4-day market (All Weekend)
If you’re feeling crafty, head out to Picker Place Ybor anytime between 9am-6pm, starting Thursday, for a 4-day market held on the 2nd and 4th weeks of the month. Come browse the 10,000 sq feet of unique, eclectic, one of a kind vintage treasures that pickers have found and brought for you to discover at each market! Visit the Facebook page for a sneak-peek at the unique items up for grabs at this weekend’s vintage market. Picker Place Vintage Market – 1402 E 2nd Ave.
Saturday, May 26
6th Annual Tampa Bay Margarita Festival (Saturday and Sunday)
Spend Memorial Day weekend in Curtis Hixon Park at the Tampa Bay Margarita Festival. During this 2-day festival for 21+, you’ll enjoy over 50 kinds of margaritas, live bands including Saturday Headliner – The Wallflowers and Sunday Headliner – Everclear, as well as games, pop-up food concepts, a tequila tasting, a margarita run, and a fireworks show! Tickets start at $25 and event hours are from 12-10pm both nights. Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park – 600 N Ashley Dr
Sunset Music Festival (Saturday and Sunday)
Head out to the Raymond James Stadium North Lot for the biggest electronic music festival in the Bay Area – Sunset Music Festival. Join the tens of thousands of “sunsutters” dancing throughout the day into the night to the tops acts in the electronic music scene. The event hours for both days are from 2-12pm and tickets start at $110 for a single-day. Raymond James Stadium – 4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy
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 artisan crafts and everything in between, this market has something for everyone. 1901 19th St.
Sunday, May 27
Yoga on the Lawn at Armature Works
Head out to the lawn in front of Armature Works for free monthly yoga from 9:30-10:30am. All skill levels are welcome and the class will be instructed by Caroline Sombat of Kodawari Studios. Don’t forget to register and bring your yoga mat, towel and water bottle. Amarture Works – 1910 N Ola Ave
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