July 29 2023 at Westshore Plaza

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The 16th 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, July 29th, 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 2023 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 500 Kids in line!
  • Drawings and contests throughout the day! Enter HERE.
  • Over 50 different vendors, including non-profits, schools, activity providers and more!
  • Enjoy performances, games, and activities throughout the event.

2023 Presenters, Sponsors, Partners and Exhibitors

Presented by: Hillsborough County Public Schools

Favorite Teacher Sponsor: Imagine Orthodontic Studio

Straight A’s Sposnor: Florida KidCare

Class Sponsors:
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Cove Behavioral Health
Florida Blue
Flying Squirrel Sports
Metro Lagoon
Patel Conservatory
Pediatrix Med Group
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

AdventHealth Center Ice
After Hours Pediatrics
Barbizon International
Barrett School of Music
BeyBlades by Hasbro
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
LifeLink Foundation
McIlwain Dentistry
New York Life
Olympian Clinical Research
Pediatric Associates
Playa Family Dentistry
Ruth Eckerd Hall
Steam Your Dreams, Inc.
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library
Tampa Music School
Tampa Police Department
TGH Imaging by Tower Radiology
True Health for Emotional Wellness
VIP Image by Clara
Watermelon Swim School

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