Friday, November 30
Sparkman Wharf Grand Opening (All Weekend)
Sparkman Wharf will feature one acre of open space with an event lawn, Biergarten, and dining garden, situated in a relaxed, outdoor setting along Garrison Channel in downtown Tampa. Live music, pop-up festivities, fitness events, food and fun. 11am-11:59pm.
Sparkman Wharf 615 Channelside Drive
Holiday Lights Bike Ride
Deck your bike with boughs of holly (or festive decorations of your choice) and join us for a gentle, family-friendly ride through downtown to celebrate the opening of Jackson Street cycle track. 5:45pm. More info here.
Saturday, December 1
97x Next Big Thing 2018
Panic! At The Disco and Bastille headline the eighteenth annual 97X Next Big Thing, Saturday and Sunday December first and second at the Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheatre! The amazing lineup also includes Foster The People, Young The Giant, AJR, Chvrches, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Elle King, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Grandson, LANY and more! Click here for more info.
MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre 4802 N US Highway 301
2018 Tampa Bay Repeal Day Grand Gala
What once was a small gathering for a group of like-minded cocktail enthusiasts and bartenders is now the premier annual cocktail event for industry professionals and cocktail enthusiasts alike. 7-11:59pm.
The Cuban Club, Ybor City
Tree Lighting at Armature Works
Tree Lighting will happen at 7pm, on the Armature Works Front Lawn, with a Salvation Army Brass Band performance both before and after the tree lighting.
1910 N Ola Avenue
Santa Fest & Christmas Parade
The parade features 80 colorful floats, Krewes, dance groups, and service groups. The parade begins at Madison and Pierce streets. Heads west on Madison Street then turns north onto Ashley Drive, and ends at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. The best viewing area is along Madison Street from Pierce Street to Tampa Street. 11am.
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park 600 N. Ashely Dr
Christmas Stroll in Hyde Park Village
Join the AHN Dads Club for a family friendly evening in Hyde Park Village. Enjoy dinner and take care of some holiday shopping! Santa Claus will be available for pictures in Pottery Barn, and the Quarter Notes will perform at 6:30pm. Starts 5:30pm.
Hyde Park Village 1602 W Snow Circle
Sunday, December 2
Ybor City Festival
Come celebrate our culture, heritage and history. General admission is free. Live entertainment featuring The Black Honkeys; Beer and wine available from a 30′ beer truck; Gourmet food trucks; Over 200 vendors of food, cultural art, jewelry and more! 11am-5pm.
Centennial Park Ybor City
Old Hyde Park Home Tour
Tour five beautiful historic homes, some over 100 years old, as you walk along South Newport Avenue. There will be entertainment in several homes by Plant HS orchestra students. Fresh holiday greenery in wreaths and garlands will be available for purchase. The tour begins at the intersection of South Newport Avenue & Morrison Avenue. More info here.
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