Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (7.26-7.28.19)

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This Weekend

Promo image of 3-Day Vintage Market with antiques

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.
Friday through Sunday
Vintage Roost 2326 E 7th Avenue


Friday, July 26

Summer Series
This summertime program offers kids and parents a break from the sun and rain with free access to over-sized games throughout the week under 12,000 square feet of shade during its installation.
All Weekend
Julian B Lane Riverfront Park, 1001 N Blvd

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   

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

Sips Under the Sea         
This unique cocktail after-hours party is designed for adults of legal drinking age. Enjoy appetizers and a signature event cocktail while exploring the Aquarium’s galleries featuring over 14,000 fin-tastic animals. Your ticket includes the access to the Aquarium’s exhibits, animal encounters, a tasty selection of appetizers, a signature drink, and a candy buffet featuring assorted Swedish Fish.
Begins 7pm
The Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Dr    


Saturday, July
27

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 Riverfront Park, 1001 N Blvd

Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue  
Roll with the Paw Patrol as everybody’s favorite heroic pups race to the rescue on the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race. When Mayor Goodway goes missing, Chase, Marshall, Skye, and the rest of the Paw Patrol will need to team up with Ryder to save Adventure Bay’s mayor and stop Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger from winning the race.
Shows through Sunday
Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N Macinnes Pl

Summer is King
Follow the herd to ZooTampa at Lowry Park where Summer is King! Each week starting Friday, July 12th until August 8th, your Zoo visit will be filled with themed animal chats & enrichments, fun activities for the kids, and specialty food items all in celebration of Africa. Summer is King is included with ZooTampa General Admission. Click here for tickets.
9:30am-5pm
ZooTampa 1101 W. Sligh Ave.

The RePurpose Project Takes Over Tampa        
Enjoy an evening filled with art, cocktails and celebration! Network with like-minded individuals and celebrate all the local beauty that Tampa has to offer. Guests will have access to an open bar, live music, art show by Mile Lynn, networking with local creatives, and an art auction for the Arts Conservatory for Teens.
Begins 5pm
Factory 114 , 114 S 12th St

Live Music at Sparkman Wharf
Grab a drink and a 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!
Begins 6pm
Sparkman Wharf, 615 Channelside Dr

BeerFest 2019: Ferris Brewer’s Day Off 
Tampa Theatre is going to kick back, maybe take in a ball game, maybe steal a car, and celebrate Ferris Brewer’s Day Off with an evening of craft beers and local brewers, plus snacks and samples from some of the city’s top independent restaurants. Though the theme may be silly, BeerFest’s purpose is most serious: the annual event benefits the historic landmark’s artistic, educational, and community programs, as well as its ongoing preservation. Guests are invited don their cheetah-print vest and sneakers, dress as their favorite Ferris Bueller character, or come in a costume inspired by the movie.
Begins 7pm
Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St.

Halfway to Gasparilla Party
Does Gasparilla seem oh so far away? Is your inner pirate in need of a fix to tide you over till January? Well, join us for a couple hours of revelry and rum. Whipping up some delicious mixed drinks with our Spiced, Silver, Coconut, and Scurvy Lime Rums, as well as bringing out our Butterscotch Spiced Rum for a special appearance! All the tastings and mixers for the two hour party are included in the $20 ticket price, and a bottle of rum will go to the best dressed pirate as decided by the crowd!
Begins 7pm
Tampa Bay Rum Company, Home of Gaspar’s Rum 2102 E 4th Ave

Fearless: An UnMasquerade      
It’s time to remove the masks we hide behind and show the world who we are at Fearless: An Unmasquerade. For the fifth year, Balance Tampa Bay presents an evening of unparalleled ambiance and entertainment as we support EPIC’s (Empath Partners in Care) mission of being an agent of change against HIV. Get your tickets for this sell-out event.
Starts 8pm
Tampa River Center, 402 W Laurel St


Sunday, July
28

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The Wizard of Oz has permeated popular culture to such an extent that, even if they haven’t seen it themselves, most people know it almost by heart. It’s certainly true that they don’t make them like this anymore! Before the film, pose for a free 4×6″ souvenir photo with Dorothy in the lobby. Immediately after the screening, University of Tampa Professor of Film, Animation and New Media, Dana Plays, will lead a short discussion and audience Q&A. The session is included with film admission.
Begins 3pm
Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St.

Buccaneers Training Camp Open Practice
Buccaneers Training Camp will be held both on the practice fields of the AdventHealth Training Center and inside the brand new indoor practice facility! This year bleachers and tents have returned.
Begins 4pm
Advent Health Training Center, 1 Buccaneer Place

Back-to-School Member Night            
Enjoy a spectacular night perusing all of the Aquarium’s exhibits, featuring 14,000 animals to see and discover, including Moon Bay, the new moon jelly touch exhibit. Bring a swimsuit and towel for the Splash Pad and discover clues during the scavenger hunt and win a prize! The onsite DJ will provide the tunes.
Begins 5:30pm
The Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Dr

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

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.