Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (1.25-1.27.19)


 


This Weekend



Friday, January 25

Vintage Roost
Vintage Roost in Ybor City is located on 7th Ave the heart of this historic community at 2326 E 7th Avenue. With 18 vendors each offering their own unique distinctive vintage flair the 5,000 sq feet of Vintage Roost will be brimming with fantastic pieces for you to discover. See what’s in store! Click here.
Friday through Sunday
Vintage Roost 2326 E 7th Avenue

Fourth Friday
When the sun goes down, the streets of Tampa and Ybor will light up with music, laughter, art, friends and FREE fun. This evening of special offerings and programs by cultural venues, restaurants, and more takes place on the fourth Friday of every month!
4pm to 10pm
Downtown Tampa and Ybor City


Saturday, January 26

Gasparilla Parade of Pirates
To celebrate their capture of the City of Tampa, the Captain and his Krewe share their glittering beads, treasures, and doubloons with a lively, enthusiastic crowd all along the 4.5 mile parade route. “Make way, mateys!” shout Tampa’s original buccaneers as they wind their way down historic Bayshore Boulevard and into Downtown Tampa amidst colorful costumes and festive music. The parade will boast over 140 units, including more than 103 elaborate floats, 5 marching bands, over 50 distinct Krewes and, of course, those infamous pirates!
Begins 2pm
Downtown Tampa and Bayshore Boulevard

Russell Peters: Deported World Tour
Canada’s number one stand-up export and one of Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Comics of All Time, Russell Peters returns with all-new material. Hilarious, quick-witted and ready to take on the world, Peters delivers sharp-eyed quips that have earned him millions of fans and record-breaking shows on Netflix and network television. His concerts sell out across the globe, landing this former Last Comic Standing judge as one of the leading comics of our age.
Begins 8:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts


Sunday, January 27

Gasparilla Jazzfest
This inaugural jazz celebration will feature live entertainment to give you an enjoyable ending to Tampa’s liveliest weekend. The event is family friendly and free to attend. There will be several vendors and food trucks on site, each with a variety of brunch options available to purchase. Smooth jazz artist Najee will headline the show.
10am to 4pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
Edward Tulane is an expensive toy rabbit. He is loved by a little girl named Abilene, but Edward doesn’t care. He is vain and self-centered. He has no interest in anyone other than himself. On an ocean voyage, Edward is accidentally thrown overboard and sinks to the bottom of the sea, and so begins his journey. As years pass by, Edward meets many different people in many different situations and through this miraculous journey, Edward learns what it is to love, what it is to lose that love, and how to find the courage to love again.
Begins 2pm
Stageworks Theatre

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Written by Brien Neal

Brien Neal is the Manager of Digital Strategy for RKC.me and a contributor for That's So Tampa and I Love the Burg. He graduated from the University of South Florida in 2015 with a B.S. in Advertising.