August 3rd, 2024, at Westshore Plaza

Back To School Fair presented by Hillsborough County Public Schools!

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The 17th Annual Back to School Fair presented by Hillsborough County Public Schools is on Sales Tax Holiday Saturday! This means you won’t have to pay sales tax on your school related purchases! (Click here for more info on Sales Tax Holiday) What a great time to get your school shopping done!

Back to School Fair is taking over WestShore Plaza mall in Tampa, a giant air conditioned indoor mall from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, August 3rd, and you won’t want to miss it!

RSVP using our free signup form here!

Last year we had some awesome entertainment! Check back this summer to see who we have lined up for the 2024 event.

  • Meet and take pictures with mascots from local sports teams like the Tampa Bay Rays and the Tampa Bay Lightning!
  • Pose for pictures, listen to a story, and sing with the Princesses of Parties with Character!
  • Get your face painted by Childlike Productions!
  • FREE Backpacks to the FIRST 1,000 Kids in line!
  • Drawings and contests throughout the day!
  • Over 50 different vendors, including non-profits, schools, activity providers and more!
  • Enjoy performances, games, and activities throughout the event.

2024 Presenters, Sponsors, Partners and Exhibitors

Presented by: Hillsborough County Public Schools
Back To School Fair presented by Hillsborough County Public Schools!

Recess Sponsor: Florida KidCare
Back To School Fair presented by Hillsborough County Public Schools!

Class Sponsors:
Florida Blue
Tampa Bay Buccanneers
Cove Behavioral Health
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Farina Ortho Specialists
Patel Conservatory
AdventHealth Center Ice

After Hours Pediatrics
Barrett School of Music
Burnetti, P.A.
Children’s Board of Hillsborough County
Childlike Productions
City of Tampa
ECC of Hillsborough County
Florida Eye Specialists & Cataract Institute
Hillsborough County Sherriff’s Department
Humane Society of Tampa Bay
i9 Sports
McIlwain Dentistry
Parties with Character
Ruth Eckerd Hall
Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library
Tampa Police Department
TGH Imaging by Tower Radiology
Shanna and Bryan Glazer JCC
VIP Images by Clara
Playa Family Dentistry
Mantis Kung Fu
Metro Lagoons
Construction Academy at Bowers/Whitley
Tampa Bay Tech
Jefferson High School
King High School
Stewart Middle Magnet School
Rodgers Middle School
Tampa Heights Elementary Magnet School
Riverhills Elementary Magnet School

Click Here for information on becoming an Exhibitor or a Sponsor, or contact Tampa Bay Parenting at 813.949.4400 or email today – exhibitor and sponsor space is very limited!