Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (6.21-6.23.19)


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This Weekend


Friday, June 21


Vintage Roost
Search through a plethora of fun and interesting finds at Vintage Roost in Ybor City! 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. Click here.
June 21 to 23
Vintage Roost 2326 E 7th Avenue

Bats Meet ‘N Greet With Tampa Bay Bats
Become an animal expert with Tampa Bay Bats as they host an educational meet and greet with bats, eeek! Host, Francine Prager, will discuss species of bats from all over the world and how they use echolocation. This will be followed by a question and answer portion and the showing of live bats!
Begins 12pm
Glazer Children’s Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza

Live Music at Sparkman Wharf
Grab a drink and find a nice place to sit as the live music lays down a soundtrack for your weekend. If you have not visited Sparkman Wharf yet, this is a great excuse to make the trip! Powered by Gasparilla Music Festival, this show not only has a great view it’s FREE.
Begins 6pm
Sparkman Wharf  615 Channelside Dr

Celebrity Pitmaster Lee Ann Whippen
Celebrity pitmaster Lee Ann Whippen will be behind the bar for the evening. The former star of BBQ Pitmasters and Throwdown with Bobby Flay will be slinging drinks for a good cause. A portion of sales will be donated to the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Bend her ear on her competition endeavors, get a pic, and most importantly let her pour you a drink.
Begins 8pm
TASTE Downtown Tampa, 513 S Florida Ave


Saturday, June 22

St. Pete Pride
Check out our ultimate guide to find details on everything from the official parade and after parties to Pride Crossfit WODs, community discussions, and more. Click here to read more.

Saturday Sweat Sesh
Workout in one of our lovely City of Tampa Parks for approximately 1 hour on three Saturdays out of each month. The workout is typically a fun mix of cardio and strength training for all fitness levels.
Begins 9am
Julian B Lane Park

Not Alone (2019)
Join Film Tampa Bay and the cast and crew of Not Alone for a special advance screening of the new psychological thriller, shot completely in Hillsborough, and written and directed by Lydelle Jackson and Cezil Reed. This event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required..
2pm to 3:45pm
Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St

Berliner Bash
Florida Avenue Brewing Co will be tapping all your favorite Berliners to celebrate the official start to summer. Enjoy the classics and look forward to some brand new offerings as well. Customers can choose between half and full pours of each Berliner. Entrance to this event is free.

Begins 4pm
Florida Ave Brewing Co, 4101 N Florida Ave

Free Parents Night Out to Community
This is for the parents who need a little break and time for some self love. Your kids will enjoy a night of Martial Arts and fun activities at the facility as well as refreshments. Kids will be given the option to one of their monthly themed arts and crafts, or go back out and burn some energy on the floor. Register here.
5pm-9pm
Traditional Tae Kwon Do South Tampa, 4037 Henderson Blvd

Warrior Games Opening Ceremony feat. Hunter Hayes
The entire Tampa Bay community is invited to come out and be a part of history as Tampa Bay welcomes the 2019 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games for the first time. In addition to celebrating the start of the DOD Warrior Games, witness the lighting of the official cauldron and introductions of over 300 athletes, representing service teams from the United States and five allied countries. Country music singer and songwriter Hunter Hayes will welcome athletes to Tampa Bay and ignite the night performing his Grammy nominated hits for the crowd.
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Dr

Bare Knuckle FC 6: Malignaggi vs Lobov
Former boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi and former UFC star Artem Lobov will Knuckle Up™ to settle the score in a true test of Boxing vs. MMA! In the co-feature, UFC Legend Chris Leben battles former Bellator star Brennan Ward. Plus: the BKFC Lightweight Tournament Championship bout as Reggie Barnett, Jr and Johnny Bedford Toe the Line™. You will not want to miss this one-of-a-kind event. 

Begins 7pm
Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 N US Highway 301

Cabaret (The Musical)
In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920’s draw to a close, a garish Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience and assures them they will forget all their troubles at the Cabaret. With the MC’s bawdy songs as wry commentary, the show explores the dark, heady, and tumultuous life of Berlin’s natives and expatriates as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. This is the 1998 version.
Begins 8pm
The Portico, 1001 N Florida Ave


Sunday, June 23

Tampa Bay Yoga Festival
The local yoga community will come together to spread good vibes, will hold a class per hour with a different yoga instructor, will have local healthy food vendors, food trucks, local yoga & health focused market style vendors. Will be a fun gathering of happy yogis spreading good vibes, good music and good food.
Begins 9am
Water Works Park, 1710 N Highland Ave

USF Botanical Garden Summer Plant Festival
Plants, plants and more plants! This event is a plant enthusiast’s dream! There will be a vast selection of many amazing summer choices. Just remember to leave room for a premium all beef hot dog, beer brat, or vegan dog. What a fun way to spend a Sunday! 

Begins 10am
USF Botanical Gardens, 12210 USF Pine Dr

Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Grab a seat in Downtown Tampa’s favorite film palace for a Summer Classics showing of Cool Hand Luke. Immediately after the screening, retired Tampa Bay Times film critic Steve Persall will lead a short discussion and audience Q&A. The session is included with film admission.
Begins 3pm
Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St

Yoga in the Park
In operation since 2010, the Tampa Downtown Partnership is proud to continue it’s Sunday Yoga in the Park tradition with our newest addition, seasoned yoga instructors from Lucky Cat Yoga.
Begins 6pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park 600 N Ashley Dr

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Written by Brien Neal

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.