Check out our TOP PICKS of things to do with the kids this weekend including Monster Jam in Tampa, Blue Man Group at Ruth Eckerd Hall, PirateFest Weekends at LEGOLAND Florida and MORE!
America’s funniest dad, Jim Gaffigan, heads to Tampa. We got the chance to chat with him about his show, his family, and his ties to Tampa.
Runners rejoice! With the new year comes a new list of local races – including the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic in February!
Before Monster Jam heads to Raymond James Stadium February 4-5, we got the chance to talk to father and son drivers, Matt and Nick Pagliarulo
Argh you ready? Gasparilla is upon us and before you party like a pirate, we’ve got our picks of brunch spots to enjoy before the parade.
Before the parade, pirates will invade the waterways of Tampa for the Gasparilla Flotialla Invasion! Check out our favorite viewing spots.
Shiver me timbers! It’s that time of year again when pirates take over Tampa Bay. Gasparilla, the long-standing Tampa tradition, is celebrating its 105th year at the end of the month. For many, this means getting decked out in their favorite pirate gear and watching the parades along Bayshore. The Parade of Pirates, the original…
It’s almost time for the biggest pirate party of the year! Gasparilla is right around the corner and from parades to brunch, there’s a whole lineup of fun events. Between the swashbuckling festivities and beautiful weather, it’s the perfect time for a trip to Tampa. If you’re visiting Tampa Bay and are looking for a…
It might not snow in Tampa, but local weatherman Denis Phillips certainly knows how to create a whimsical winter wonderland. The local ABC Action News meteorologist is known for his cheery persona, signature suspenders, and love of Diet Dr. Pepper. During hurricane season, his famous slogan “Rule #7” can be heard on repeat from residents…
New Year’s Eve 2022! It’s almost time to kiss 2022 goodbye and say hello to 2023. Whether you’re looking to get dressed up and get out on the town or celebrate low-key, here are a few ideas to ring in the new year around Tampa Bay. Related: NOON Year’s Eve Events in Tampa Bay to Ring…
Shiver me timbers! It’s that time of year for pirates big and small to don their swashbuckling best and get ready to celebrate Gasparilla! The parades are right around the corner, which means it’s time to start the search for your family’s Gasparilla outfits and of course, the swag! From beads to costumes, we’re sharing…
Look no further, your family’s 2022 guide for the best holiday lights in Tampa Bay is here! There’s no better way to put your family into the holiday spirit than touring one of the beautiful Christmas light displays! Tampa Bay’s Best Christmas Content! Our Favorite Family-Friendly 2022 Holiday Lights and Christmas Lights Displays in Tampa…
Gasparilla Pirate Fest is almost here! Plan ahead and know where to park before heading to the Invasion and Parade of Pirates.
The Best Christmas Dinner Spots in Tampa Bay – from Sit Down Restaurants to Amazing To Go Christmas Meals!
Christmas in Orlando! So. Much. Christmas. That’s exactly what you experience when you celebrate Christmas at Gaylord Palms. From holiday shows to gingerbread decorating and sliding down Snow Mountain, there’s truly something for everyone to enjoy. And this year, they’ve brought back their signature holiday event – ICE! For the first time since 2019, ICE!…
Spending the day at a theme park is meant to be a fun and exciting experience. But sometimes, waiting in line for a ride is not. Depending on what time of year you go, ride lines can be up to two hours, which can sometimes put a damper on the day (especially with kids). If you…
Love theme parks but hate the lines? We used the Universal Express Pass at Universal Orlando Resort and here’s what you need to know.
It’s safe to say that 2022 has been much busier than last year. Between work, school, and just the hustle and bustle of holiday schedules in general, planning to make Thanksgiving dinner might not be on the top of your list. Related: Thanksgiving Week Things to Do: Camps, special events + MORE! If that’s the…
Mental health took a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lockdowns, quarantines and distancing meant that outside activities like youth sports were put on hold. For some kids, sports were their outlet, their stress release and their social circle. Taking all of that away at once can certainly have a huge impact—especially at such a young…
Check out our list of places that will take care of your Thanksgiving dining so you can spend more time with family and less time cooking.
Check out our list of St. Pete Thanksgiving dining so you can spend more time with your family and less time cooking.
These Clearwater restauerants will take care of your Thanksgiving dining so you can spend more time with family and less time cooking.
These restaurants in Westchase and nearby will take care of your Thanksgiving dining so you can spend more time with your family..
Christmas Lights are starting to Sparkle in Tampa Bay! Get into the Holiday Spirit with a stroll or drive by these beautiful Christmas lights!
Check out the all-new Dino Rescue at Clearwater Marine Aquarium and have a groovy time learning about dolphins at Dolphintopia!
Halloween is on the horizon! What better what to get into the spooky spirit than to experience a haunted house?
We’re sharing spots around town that are reopening after closing in preparation for Hurricane Ian.
Denis talked to us about the 2022 hurricane season, how you can prepare and ease your kids’ minds, and his famous catchphrase, “Rule #7.”
The Toy Insider Reveals The Hottest Toys for 2022 Holiday Shopping Season!
YouTube sensation, CoComelon, is coming to The Straz Center on September 21st! Join JJ, YoYo, TomTom, Bingo, and Mom and Dad live on stage!
Easy and accessible trips outside of Florida to take where you can experience the vibrant colors of the fall season.
Ybor’s Haunting History and How You Can Experience one of The Most Haunted Cities in America Right Here in Tampa Bay
Orlando World Center Marriott has no shortage of fun for the whole family. We’ve got the scoop on what to do and what to know before you go!
From markers, dirt and grass to raspberry applesauce, we’ve rounded up some helpful hints to keep those back to school clothes looking new.
The 2022 U.S. Gymnastics Championships will take place in Tampa August 18-21. We’ve got all the event details, fan info, and more.
Heading to Sanibel and Captiva is an easy getaway from Tampa Bay. We’ve rounded up our favorite things to do there with kids!
Learn how Camp HOPE America is making a difference in the lives of children who have experienced the trauma of domestic violence.
Tampa’s Colt Clark and The Quarantine Kids discuss their family, their musical journey, and what it’s like performing on an iconic stage.
Mayor Castor announced not one, but FOUR fireworks viewing areas to celebrate July 4th along Tampa’s waterfront. It’s the ultimate family-friendly way to party!
We’ve put together a list of some fun ways for your kids to get excited about summer reading no matter what skill level they are.
St. Pete author, Shelly Augsbury, shares her love of sea life and passion for teaching children with a lovable octopus named Okalani.
In 1893 Sacred Heart Church bought property in Tampa to establish St. Peter Claver for children of the African American community.
AirBnb isn’t just for finding a place to stay. They also offer fun and unique experiences that you can do right here in Tampa!
ELC Pinellas recently celebrated National Crayon Day with a new initiative – the Crayons for Kids Brains Campaign.
Earth Day is April 22nd and we’ve rounded up some of our favorite crafts to make using recycled materials!
One of Tampa’s favorite events, Riverfest, is returning after a two-year hiatus along with the addition of the XOXO Carnival.
St. Petersburg mom Elisha Bixler has a sweet job. Her company, How’s Your Day Honey, bloomed from her passion for bees, beekeeping and honey.
When Frozen the Musical’s Jeremy Morse isn’t playing the Duke of Weselton on stage, he’s navigating parenthood as a new dad.
Disney’s Tony-nominated Broadway show, Frozen, comes to The Straz Center March 23-April 3 with stunning scenery and powerhouse performances!
Dining out is fun but it can also add up! Check out our list of restaurants where kids eat free in Tampa Bay!
There are so many fun things to do in Tampa Bay this month from live shows, festivals, and so much more!
Disney on Ice presents Let’s Celebrate is coming to Tampa Bay!! The magical celebration will make its way to Amalie Arena March 24-27, 2022.
Check out some of Tampa’s most talented artists at the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts March 5-6 at Julaine B. Lane Waterfront Park.
Local parents, Heather and Kevin Dagostino, found a unique way to ease their daughter’s fear of getting shots with The Pinch Pixie.
The Tampa area has some of the best beaches in the country and your pup can enjoy them too! Check out our list of dog-friendly picks!
If you are in search of non-candy Valentine’s Day card ideas, look no further! Check out our favorite ideas that include FREE printables!
Valentine’s Day is about sharing love with those around you. Here are some sweet ways to celebrate together as a family!
Time to gather your girlfriends and celebrate a day that’s all about the strong bond of female friendship – Galentine’s Day!
Monster Jam returns to Raymond James Stadium February 5-6, 2022! Celebrate Grave Digger’s 40th anniversary and the debut of a new truck!
Tampa Fresh Foods, a unique new immersive art exhibit by artist Lucy Sparrow, debuts in downtown Tampa on Water Street.
One local group gives women the chance to check things off their buckets lists while giving back to others and forming friendships.
As we begin 2022, here are a few self-care tips to help get your new year started off by focusing on you and your wellbeing.
You’ve got a lot on your plate during the holidays, so we’ve compiled the best list of places for Christmas diner dine-in and to-go spots.
We’re sharing a few places around town to check out if you want to play in the snow or take a whirl around an ice-skating rink.
Ice skating on the beach? Although that sounds like a crazy concept, you can do just that at Winter Beach in St. Pete! Located at the St. Pete Pier, the new attraction boasts a skating rink with a 360-degree water view. Whether you’ve been skating for years or are just learning how, the Winter Beach…
The celebrations are back in 2021! We’re sharing some of our favorite Christmas parades and boat parades in Tampa Bay!
Gaylord Palms Celebrates the Holidays with an All New Elf Themed Attraction and Other Fun Christmas Events
The Great American Teach-In Helps Students Explore Future Careers or Hobbies that they May Have Never Thought to Try
Winter the dolphin passes away at Clearwater Marine Aquarium at 16 years old after fighting an intestinal infection.
Our team has picked our favorite holiday events in Tampa Bay to share with you, so get the calendars out and let’s starting planning!
It’s never too early to teach children the importance of giving back to others. Many organizations and charities need help year-round, but during the holiday season, the need is even greater. The impact of Covid-19 took a hit on charities worldwide last year. Food banks, homeless shelters, and donation sites are in dire need of…
We’re getting to know the family behind the Raprager Farm as they share what inspired them to open the farm to what’s next.
Legoland Florida is Celebrating its 10th Birthday This October With All-New Events, Attractions, and Surprises!
Did you know there’s a whole day of exciting events during Children’s Gasparilla? While the parade is the star of the show, the grand finale, the Piratechnics Finale. The Piratetechnics (“pirate” plus “pyrotechnics” – get it?) firework finale recreates the imaginary battle between the pirates of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla and the City of…
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