The Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show® has become a must-attend event for every Tampa Bay boater. Whether you’re an avid fisherman, wakeboard or ski enthusiast, sailor or Bay crusier the Tampa Boat Show has something for you. As Tampa’s largest and longest-running boat show it’s the best place to see and buy boats, gear and accessories for every boat enthusiast! The 3-day event at the Tampa Convention Center is your once-a-year opportunity to compare makes and models, and gear up with the latest accessories all at one time in one place! Click here to buy your tickets.
Friday, August 31
Bring your work or a friend and join in a conversation about art. Artists will be able to receive feedback and constructive criticism on their work. Light food and drinks will be served. 5:30pm.
Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture and Design 1315 East 7th Avenue, Ste. 105
Melodious Eats: Vegan Cooking Show
“Melodious Eats”, is a monthly cooking show/food preparation class streamed LIVE online here on Facebook Live, specializing in the art of #CleanerEatin through a Vegan diet, and a Puritarian way of life. 7pm.
Friends of the Seminole Heights Library 4711 N Central Ave.
What do you get when you put together hippie stoners, a crazy militant, a controlling belligerent wife, and a family who simply wants to escape from it all? You get NEIGHBORS. 7:30pm.
Straz Center for the Performing Arts 1010 N WC MacInnes Pl
Epic August Critical Mass Tampa
There is no better way to see our city than by biking it with Critical Mass Tampa, so come join the ride this and every last Friday! Critical Mass rolls out promptly at 8pm.
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park 600 N. Ashely Dr
Saturday, September 1
Summer of Rum Festival (Sept 1 & 2) FEW TICKETS LEFT!
The 6th annual Summer of Rum Festival is right around the corner. Spend Labor Day Weekend, September 1st and 2nd in downtown Tampa at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park sipping on rum and enjoying some fun under the sun. This 2-day event includes live music, featuring Sugar Ray and the Wailers as headliners; over 40 rum drinks, a curated Caribbean Food Market, a rum tasting party and a fireworks show. Saturday hours are from noon – 11pm and Sunday hours are from 11am – 9:30pm.
For a limited time only, That’s So Tampa readers get an exclusive ticket deal for the Summer of Rum Festival!
2-Day General Admission tickets for just $15, from $25 (save $10)! FEW LEFT. Buy now.
Discounted VIP tickets from That’s So Tampa SOLD OUT. You can still buy them here.
Tampa Bay Games 2
The Tampa Bay Games 2 is a single-day CrossFit competition on September 1, 2018, as part of the Tampa Bay Strength and Fitness Expo at the Tampa Convention Center. This is a co-ed teams of 4 competition (2 males/2 females), with divisions for everyone, including Novice, Intermediate, Masters (35+), RX, and Elite. This upscale event is open for the whole family to come out and have fun. 9am-6pm.
The Tampa Bay Games 333 S Franklin St
Tampa Bay Area Classic 5
This is a USA Weightlifting Sanctioned competition open to all ages and experience levels and and will include all age divisions, open weight categories, and team divisions! 6am-8pm.
Tampa Convention Center 333 S Franklin St
Sunday, September 2
Summer Classics: Casablanca (1942)
Casablanca lands so routinely in listings of the top two or three movies of all time, it’s become almost boring to call it great. It’s the definition of a Hollywood masterpiece. The scenes and the characters have taken on mythological lives of their own. 3pm
Tampa Theatre 711 N Franklin St
Bey Day: a Tribute + B’day Party for Beyoncé
Dance Party with VJ Greg Anderson playing all Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Destiny’s Child & Solange Music Vidoes inside Manor Lounge. All girl DJs playing 2000s + ’90s throwback party hits on the patio and more. No cover. 21+. 8pm.
The Franklin Manor 912 N. Franklin St.
Singer-Songwriter Tony Lucca – Free Outdoor Concert at Ulele
An intimate outdoor concert with singer-songwriter Tony Lucca, who will showcase new songs from his upcoming studio release as well as fan favorites from the last 20 years. 6pm.
Ulele 1810 N Highland Ave
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