Top 5 Tampa Events Today
Tampa has many great things to do, from concerts to family-friendly outdoor adventures. We’ve compiled our list of the top events that are happening today!
Emmy-award-winning comedian Trevor Noah brings his world tour to Tampa for an exceptional performance. Head to Amalie Arena for a night of laughs.
Oktoberfest has become a Tampa Bay tradition, with several events across the area. From breweries to racetracks, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the German harvest tradition.
Start your day with a traditional breakfast of bratwurst and apple strudel, and then head to the beer garden for a pint or two. There are also lots of games, stein-hoisting competitions and live music.
Luke Bryan is one of the most popular country artists today. He has won multiple awards and earned millions of fans worldwide.
His music reflects the complexities of life, both the good and the bad. He has also cultivated and mentored new talent, including many rising country musicians who have become household names.
He has an extraordinary place in his heart for his wife, Caroline Boyer, and they have two sons together. He and his wife have also supported a variety of charities.
Repticon is a two-day reptile event with vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages and merchandise. It is an exciting, educational, family-oriented show.
Guests can meet real-life breeders, see animals not usually found in local pet stores and shop for their new family member. The event also features educational seminars and live animal demonstrations.
Often held in fairgrounds or convention centers, Repticon is a popular event with many attendees, handlers, and educators. This makes it a great place to learn more about a particular reptile species and get advice from an expert.
Bay Area Renaissance Festival
The Bay Area Renaissance Festival is a yearly celebration of everything medieval. It offers 15 stages of entertainment, a 16th-century European village and over 100 artisans in character.
The event is held for about seven weekends in the spring at 12838 Auton Road, Dade City. The Festival has everything from friendly archery contests to a marketplace full of vendors and craftspeople selling handcrafted items.
Guests can also watch a caber toss and sample the best food and drink in an environment that will take them back in time. It’s a unique and fun way to spend your weekend.
The Guavaween Festival is an annual Latin-flavored Halloween celebration held in Ybor City. The event is a significant fundraiser for the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce.
The family-friendly event includes a costume contest, a bed race down Seventh Avenue, and multiple live music stages. There’s also a scavenger hunt, safe trick or treating and more.
The parade was one of the highlights of the festival. It was filled with floats that lampooned various aspects of Tampa Bay life, and the participants were dressed in costumes.
Saint Patrick’s Day
Saint Patrick’s Day is a holiday that celebrates Irish heritage and culture. It is observed on March 17 every year.
This date marks the anniversary of the death of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland and the founder of Christianity in that country.
It’s a national holiday in Ireland celebrated by many Irish-American cities with unique events and activities.
The holiday is a fun day to enjoy a parade or pub crawl with friends and family. It is also a great chance to learn about the history of the Irish people.
Pride Diversity Festival
The Tampa Pride Diversity Festival is a daylong celebration with multiple events and parties. It includes a street festival, health and wellness fair, diversity parade along Seventh Avenue and an 18-and-up party called Pride @ Night in Ybor City.
The event begins at 10:45 a.m. with a performance by the Tampa Bay Pride Band on the main stage in the Cuban Club courtyard. This will be followed by guest speakers and featured entertainment until 4:15 p.m.
Vendors will be set up along East 9th Avenue from North 13th Street to North 15th Street and in the HCC parking lot area. There will also be Food Truck Alley running all day until 11 p.m.