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20+ FUN Things to Do in Tampa Bay this Weekend

The weekend is here and there are tons of exciting things to do in Tampa Bay! For Hillsborough and Pasco County schools, this Friday is also the last day of school so there’s lots of time to play.

Busch Gardens is kicking off its Summer Nights celebration this weekend and there are a few ALL-NEW exhibits to experience including Brick Dinos at MOSI and the Very Eric Carle exhibit at Glazer Children’s Museum.

And Monday, we take time to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. We’re sharing more about Memorial Day and events to honor our fallen heroes.

Before we dive into all of our top picks, we wanted to let you know that our weekend guide is divided into multiple sections since there are SO many fun things to do around Tampa Bay! Scroll down for Featured Events for this weekend, Events listed by Date, SAVE THE DATE, What’s on Exhibit, and more fun ideas. So, keep scrolling to find your best day ever!

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*Be sure to check each event’s social media pages or website to ensure there aren’t any changes due to weather.

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Featured Events 

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Very Hungry Caterpillar Exhibit
The Very Eric Carle exhibit debuts on Friday at Glazer Children’s Museum.

Very Eric Carle at Glazer Children’s Museum

Tampa
Your child’s beloved books featuring the Very Hungry Caterpillar and friends come to life at Glazer Children’s Museum beginning this Friday!

Busch Gardens Summer Nights

Tampa
Stay longer and play later! Celebrate all summer long with extended park hours, dazzling entertainment, and fireworks on select nights. From May 24-August 11.

Brick Dinos at MOSI

Tampa
This exciting new exhibit will feature an array of displays from miniature scenes to a life-size encounter with a 12-foot-long raptor-like dinosaur called Masaiakasaurus. Discover dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes that span the skies, oceans, and earth. Stand beneath the skeleton of one of history’s biggest dinos, create your own brick dinos, and MORE! Through September 3, 2024

Castaway Falls is NOW OPEN at Adventure Island!

Tampa
The eagerly anticipated Castaway Falls is now open at Adventure Island! The new interactive area includes over 100 play elements and two massive tipping buckets unleashing more than 1,300 gallons of water combined. Set within a tropical paradise, Castaway Falls invites guests of all ages to immerse themselves in a watery world of excitement. The area is complete with new lounging areas and cabanas.

Cowboy Adventure Park at River Ranch! | Weekdays, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. & Weekends, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, 3200 River Ranch Boulevard River Ranch, 33867
Saddle up for a thrilling adventure at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo! The Cowboy Adventure Park is now open, offering fun for all ages. From riding the mechanical bull to scaling the rock climbing wall and bouncing on the pad, there’s excitement at every turn. Don’t miss out on the luxurious “glamping” accommodations while you’re there. Gather the family and experience the ultimate ranchin’ getaway today! Tickets from $15; Cowboy Adventure Park is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Cowboy Adventure Park at River Ranch
Cowboy Adventure Park at River Ranch

Things to Do on Friday, May 24

 

Sweetfields Farm Sunflower Season Event | Now through May 27 on select days

Masaryktown
This is one of our favorite things to do in the springtime in Tampa Bay! Sweetfields Farm’s sunflower event features u-pick flowers, a sunflower maze, farm activities, animals, and so much more! It’s a must-experience with the kids. You will want to purchase your tickets for $11.95 in advance to secure your spot! Learn more about Sweetfields here.

Amazing Athletes at Armature Works | Friday, May 24 from 10 am to 11 am

Tampa
There are two classes offered. Amazing Tots and Amazing Athletes classes are based on your child’s age and ensure a tailored program to suit their developmental needs. Classes take place every Friday, kids can commit to the remaining weekly program or drop in for a class. Amazing Athletes uses a multi-sport program to benefit children aged 18 months to 6 years old. The program introduces the fundamentals of 10 different sports (soccer, hockey, volleyball, basketball, tennis, lacrosse, football, track and field, baseball, and golf) in a non-competitive environment.

End of Year Bounce House Party at Maloney’s Westchase | Friday, May 24 at 2 pm

Tampa
School’s out! There will be bounce houses, Kona Ice, food vendors, live music, and happy hour specials for parents.

Sunset Zip Line Adventures at Empower Adventures Tampa Bay | Friday, May 24 at 3:30 pm

Oldsmar
Tour guides will lead you through a 2.5-hour unforgettable sunset zip line tour, all while taking in the breathtaking Florida views! Gain a new perspective on fun, beginning with their 60-foot tall start tower, 5 zip lines varying in length and totaling over 3,000′, a 200-foot suspension bridge along with an adventure course with log bridges, cable traverses, and poles!

Dinner with Sponge Bob at Skate World of Tampa | Friday, May 24 from 5:30 pm – 8 pm

Tampa
Come see Sponge Bob and Patrick! $14 includes skate rental, plus a slice of cheese pizza and a small soda.

Fortnite Friday at Esports Players Club | Friday, May 24 from 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Tampa
This exciting under-18 Fortnite tournament is now happening again every week! Compete for Vbucks and enjoy delicious pizza while you’re at it. Be sure to purchase your tickets ahead of time.

Glo in the Park at Altitude Trampoline Park | Friday, May 24 from 7 pm – 10 pm

Tampa
Get ready to party and jump GLOW style! Admission includes pizza and a bottle of water. Altitude safety socks are required (not included).

Friday Night Meltdown Public Skate at AdventHealth Ice Center | Friday, May 24 from 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm

Wesley Chapel
Start your weekend off on the right skate on the ice for a 2-hour public skate session! There will be a live DJ, colored lights and so much more!


Things to Do on Saturday, May 25

 

AMC Sensory Friendly Films | Saturday, May 25

Various Locations
AMC is partnering with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where they turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Their Sensory Friendly Film program is available on the second and fourth Saturday (family-friendly) of every month. Check your local theatre listings for specific showtimes, and don’t forget to share your family fun with #AMCSensoryFriendly.

Brunch Club at B&B Theatres | Saturday, May 25 at 10 am

Wesley Chapel
Check out the new B&B Brunch Club at B&B Theatres! Enjoy free activities in the Marquee Lounge, an exclusive brunch menu (sold separately), and a movie. This week, you can catch a showing of Garfield at 11 am.

Chalk the Park at RE Olds Park | Saturday, May 25 from 10 am-1 pm

Oldsmar
Head to this FREE family-friendly event to express your creativity through colored chalk on the sidewalks!

Family Paint Event at Pinot’s Palette Wesley Chapel | Saturday, May 25 from 10 am- 12 pm

Wesley Chapel
Enjoy a no-experience-required art class with all supplies included, directed by trained, local artists, who guide guests step-by-step through a featured painting. This week, you can create a Serene Sea Turtle!

Kids Film Series: PAW Patrol The Movie | Saturday, May 25 from 10 am- 12 pm

Tampa
When their biggest rival, Humdinger, becomes Mayor of nearby Adventure City and starts wreaking havoc, Ryder and the heroic pups kick into high gear to face the challenge head on. While one pup must face his past in Adventure City, the team finds help from a new ally, the savvy dachshund Liberty. Together, the PAW Patrol fights to save the citizens of Adventure City. At New Tampa Performing Arts Center.

Sweetfields Farm Sunflower Season Event | Now through May 27 on select days

Masaryktown
This is one of our favorite things to do in the springtime in Tampa Bay! Sweetfields Farm’s sunflower event features u-pick flowers, a sunflower maze, farm activities, animals, and so much more! It’s a must-experience with the kids. You will want to purchase your tickets for $11.95 in advance to secure your spot! Learn more about Sweetfields here.

Fantastic Shark Celebration at Tarpon Springs Aquarium | Saturday, May 25 at 10 am

Tarpon Springs
Enjoy a free craft, live shark dissections, shark feeding shows, and more!

Sunflower Festival at HarvestMoon Farm | Saturday, May 25 from 10 am-3 pm

Tampa
Visit HarvestMoon Fun Farm for a fun, healthy and wholesome day out on the farm with your entire family or with friends. Pick a beautiful bouquet of Sunflowers through their maze-like paths, visit the petting farm, jump on the jumping pillow, take a ride on the hayride and more.

Kids Zone at Epperson Lagoon and Mirada Lagoon | Saturday, May 25 from 11 am-2 pm

Wesley Chapel/San Antonio
Enjoy some summer fun with a mermaid themed scavenger hunt, crafts, interactive DJ, and more!

Graduation Skate Party at Skate World of Tampa | Saturday, May 25 from 12 pm-9:30 pm

Tampa
Congratulations Graduates! Skate World is celebrating all 5th, 8th and 12th grade graduates with a graduation special! Show your graduation certificate or wear your cap and/or gown for 50% off admission and skate rental!

Instrument Petting Zoo with The Florida Orchestra | Saturday, May 25 from 12 pm-2 pm

Tampa
The Florida Orchestra will provide 15–20-minute demonstrations of various instruments and children and visitors will have the opportunity to examine, experience, and play the instruments with help from Florida Orchestra staff and volunteers. Instruments include strings, horns, flutes, various percussion, and more! The Instrument Petting Zoo will take place in the Music Room of Plant Hall at HB Plant Museum at the University of Tampa. Open to ages 5 and up.

Grand Re-Opening at AJ’s Kitchen Drawer | Saturday, May 25 from 2 pm-8 pm

Tampa
After much anticipation, AJ’s new doors will swing open once again. Join them for an unforgettable culinary celebration as they unveil the vibrant new chapter of AJ’s Kitchen Drawer. Step into their newly renovated space, enjoy kids’ activities from 2-5 pm, a ribbon cutting, champagne toast, food, and more.

Cyber Bowling Kid’s Matinee at Pin Chaser’s | Saturday, May 25 from 12 pm – 4 pm (Veterans) and 1 pm – 5 pm (Midtown)

Tampa
Cyber Bowling is the fusion of high-energy entertainment and bowling. Your favorite music and club lighting create a glowing, nightclub-like atmosphere while you bowl. Special family matinees feature family-appropriate music so families can enjoy the fun together at an earlier time.

Esports Open Play at Northdale Recreation Center | Saturday, May 25 from 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Tampa
Esports specialists will be on hand to inspire and encourage new social skills, help develop gaming fundamentals, and set a safe, inclusive, and positive social environment. Their coaches are Esports competitors who have the skills and experience to help any player develop and grow their skills to perform better in competitions. In addition to developing Esports skills, participants socialize with like-minded competitors and make new friends in a high-energy environment.

Rule #7 Beer Release and Denis Phillips Meet & Greet | Saturday, May 25 from 3 pm-5 pm

Safety Harbor
Crooked Thumb Brewery in Safety Harbor is once again releasing their Rule #7 Pale Ale, named in honor of ABC Action News Meteorologist Denis Phillips, just in time for hurricane season. Denis will be on hand from 3pm-5pm for a meet and greet to sign autographs and answer your hurricane-related questions.

Sunset Zip Line Adventures at Empower Adventures Tampa Bay | Saturday, May 25 at 3:30 pm

Oldsmar
Tour guides will lead you through a 2.5-hour unforgettable sunset zip line tour, all while taking in the breathtaking Florida views! Gain a new perspective on fun, beginning with their 60-foot tall start tower, 5 zip lines varying in length and totaling over 3,000′, a 200-foot suspension bridge along with an adventure course with log bridges, cable traverses, and poles!

Secret Agent Night at Chick-Fil-A | Saturday, May 25 from 6 pm-8 pm

Tampa
Bring the family and try cracking the code to assist the cow in discovering who stole the Ice Dream! Recommended for children 5 and up, while supplies last.

Glo in the Park at Altitude Trampoline Park | Saturday, May 25 at 7 pm

Tampa
Head to Altitude Trampoline Park for an epic glow-in-the-dark jump! Includes pizza and a bottle of water. Jump socks are required.


Things to Do on Sunday, May 26

 

Sunshine Sunday at Glazer Children’s Museum | Sunday, May 26 from 8 am – 10 am

Tampa
Sunshine Sunday is a special monthly event for children with special needs and their caregivers. Come explore the Museum with lights and sounds turned down and sensory-adapted tools, special programs, and community resources at your fingertips. During this time, children and their families can experience the Museum and unite with others on a similar journey. $5 general admission. Free for members.

Sweetfields Farm Sunflower Season Event | Now through May 27 on select days

Masaryktown
This is one of our favorite things to do in the springtime in Tampa Bay! Sweetfields Farm’s sunflower event features u-pick flowers, a sunflower maze, farm activities, animals, and so much more! It’s a must-experience with the kids. You will want to purchase your tickets for $11.95 in advance to secure your spot! Learn more about Sweetfields here.

Sunflower Festival at HarvestMoon Farm | Sunday, May 26 from 10 am-3 pm

Tampa

Visit HarvestMoon Fun Farm for a fun, healthy and wholesome day out on the farm with your entire family or with friends. Pick a beautiful bouquet of Sunflowers through their maze-like paths, visit the petting farm, jump on the jumping pillow, take a ride on the hayride and more.

Kids Zone at Epperson Lagoon and Mirada Lagoon | Sunday, May 26 from 11 am-2 pm

Wesley Chapel/San Antonio
Enjoy some summer fun with a mermaid themed scavenger hunt, crafts, interactive DJ, and more!

Sensory Friendly Films at B&B Theatres | Sunday, May 26 at various times

Wesley Chapel
In order to better accommodate their guests with varying levels of physical or mental challenge, they host Sensory Friendly viewings in association with particular films. These showtimes feature brighter auditorium lighting, lower audio levels, and are open and available for folks that may have trouble in conventional cinema settings.

Cyber Bowling Kid’s Matinee at Pin Chasers | Sunday, May 26 from 12 pm to 4 pm (Veterans) and 1 pm to 5 pm (Midtown)

Tampa
Cyber Bowling is the fusion of high energy entertainment and bowling. Your favorite music and club lighting create a glowing, nightclub-like atmosphere while you bowl. Special family matinees feature family-appropriate music so families can enjoy the fun together at an earlier time.

13th Annual Ford International Cuban Sandwich Festival | Sunday, May 26 from 12 pm to 6 pm

Tampa
This free event features cultural, business, and food vendors, live cultural entertainment, VIP and celebrity judges, and some of the best cuban sandwiches in the world.

Home Run Skate at Skate World of Tampa | Sunday, May 26 from 1:30 pm- 7 pm

Tampa
Check out their baseball themed cafe specials, test your luck in baseball trivia and catch the Tampa Bay Rays vs Kansas City Royals game on the TV’s and big screen! Wear your favorite MLB jersey for $2 off admission.

Sunday Family R&B Skate at United Skates of America | Sunday, May 26 from 5:30 pm – 8 pm

Tampa
Skate to family-friendly R&B music! Admission is $14 including skates/$11 with your own skates.

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SAVE THE DATE:

20+ FUN Things to Do in Tampa Bay this Weekend

Tampa Theatre’s Summer Classics Movie Series | Sundays at 3 pm, June 2-Aug. 25

Downtown Tampa
Tampa’s longest-running classic movie series is back! From silent comedies with live accompaniment on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ to modern classics like Thelma & Louise, Tampa Theatre celebrates a century of extraordinary filmmaking every Sunday at 3pm all summer long. And for the first time in Summer Classics history, ALL of the selections have been named to the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. For titles, times and tickets, visit www.TampaTheatre.org


THINGS TO DO: See What’s on Exhibit in Tampa Bay

Sit inside a LEGO Ferrari at LEGOLAND Florida
You can sit inside the LEGO Ferrari!

LEGO® Ferrari Race & Build Experience at LEGOLAND Florida Resort | Now Open!

Winter Haven
Prepare to become the ultimate race car driver at this interactive experience for the whole family. The moment guests enter the attraction, they are greeted by a life-size LEGO® Ferrari 296 GTS model followed by interactive zones for guests to hop into the driver’s seat by building, tweaking, and racing their own car creations. Get a FIRST LOOK at the LEGO Ferrari exhibit here!

Australia at ZooTampa  | Now Open!

Tampa
ZooTampa’s latest expansion is now open! This new area features the new family-friendly safari ride, Aussie Trek. Other enhancements include the reimagined Billabong Splash Pad, a new play area, and expanded wallaby viewing area. Guests can also partake in the new Wallaby Signature Encounter, along with the returning Koala Signature Encounter. The Lil Joey Family Stop also provides parents and nursing moms a private place to tend to smaller children. There are also two new food and beverage locations, and a special event beginning at 3 pm daily called Sunset Sips, where families can enjoy a DJ dance party along with BOGO food and drinks at the Boomerang Bar!

See the World’s Largest Triceratops at Glazer Children’s Museum

Tampa
Big John, the world’s largest fossil triceratops is now on display at Glazer Children’s Museum for a three-year exhibition. For the first time, the museum is waiving its requirement that adults attend the museum with a child, to ensure everyone has a chance to see Big John nose to snout for themselves. While you do not need a reservation to go to the museum, you will need to book a timeslot to see Big John. This will eliminate crowds so you can make the most out of the experience. Learn more about how to plan your day to see Big John the Triceratops here.

MORPH’D at The Florida Aquarium

Tampa
This all-new exhibit features 18 species with unique adaptations from around the globe including axolotyls! Check out the adorable axolotl, peculiar paddlefish, and charming chameleon. Located in the new Mosaic Exhibit Hall, the gallery will also feature hands-on interactives that will give you a sense of what it is like to be one of these amazing creatures, connecting you with nature in a whole new way. Included with general admission.

Fairgrounds St. Pete – Open Thursday-Sunday

Fairgrounds St. Pete is an immersive art experience has made its mark in Tampa Bay! There are more than 70 artists featured. You can go and simply enjoy the whimsical art that celebrates weird, wacky, wonderful Florida or choose a different adventure and try to crack the codes and mysteries you’ll find throughout. Its newest exhibit Shrimpfinity embodies all of that–and it just might be your new favorite spot to snap the coolest photos with the kids! While you’re there, let the kids explore this unique immersive art exhibit that puts all of your senses to work. It’s truly something you’ve never seen or experienced before! Learn more about Fairgrounds St. Pete.

Zubrick Magic Theatre

St. Pete
Experience wonder in St. Pete’s only magic theatre! The Zubrick Magic Theatre is a spectacular venue that gives audiences an intimate and unforgettable evening of magical entertainment. Illusionists Chris & Ryan Zubrick conjure up an exhilarating blend of sleight-of-hand, family-friendly comedy, and breathtaking grand-scale illusions in a 70-minute performance that captures hearts and imaginations. Conveniently located in downtown St. Petersburg, FL., the Zubrick Magic Theatre guarantees to stretch smiles and drop jaws with a performance that will leave you walking away scratching your head in disbelief saying, “How did they do that?!” Get your tickets now before they all… DISAPPEAR! 
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Paws for Literacy at Humane Society of Tampa Bay | Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45 pm – 4 pm 

Tampa
The Humane Society of Tampa Bay gives children who love animals a chance to spend time with them while catching up on their reading or improving their reading skills. Children are paired with homeless pets who love to hear the stories and look at the pictures. The program is offered for children ages 5 and up. They’ll provide reading stools, books, and treats (for the animals), but children are welcome to bring their own books if they wish. Books provided include animal tales, stories of the animal-human bond, and books that teach empathy to young readers. Supervised by a Florida state certified teacher.

Ruskin Family Drive-In | Wednesdays-Sundays

The Ruskin Family Drive-In Theatre has over 50 years of continuous service to the Ruskin and South Hillsborough County. It’s been a community gathering place since its first movie, “Singing in the Rain” played in 1952. They offer great movies, good food, and peace and quiet on a continuous basis with a 2000 square foot screen, clean restrooms, snack bar and clean parking lot. Please note: you must bring a portable radio with you or use the radio in your car to hear the movie. There will be no showings on Monday and Tuesday.


Parents’ Nights Out!

While family time is fun, it’s also important to carve some time out for yourself, whether it’s a night out with your significant other, friends, or some solo time. Several places around the Tampa area are hosting Parents’ Nights Out! For a fee, you can drop your kids off for some fun activities and playtime while you get an evening out!

Playgrounds of Tampa | Second and Fourth Friday of Every Month from 6 pm – 10 pm
For four hours, your kids will be entertained with games, movies and bounce houses galore (maybe even with some pizza) while you do whatever you want. Participants must be potty trained, ages 4 and up. Cost is $30 per child. Click here to register.

Humane Society of Tampa Bay | Last Friday of Every Month from 6 pm – 10 pm
Kids ages 5 and up will enjoy playing with the shelter animals, dinner, and watching a movie with furry friends! This program takes place monthly and registration is required. The dogs and cats can’t wait to party! Cost is $50 per child. Includes pizza dinner and drinks. To register, click here.

Jubilee Gymnastics | Second and Fourth Friday of Every Month from 6 pm – 9:30 pm
Drop off the kids to eat, play, and have fun at Jubilee Gymnastics in Ruskin while you enjoy a night out. Pre-registration is highly encouraged as these will fill up quickly. For kids ages 4 and up. Cost is $30 per child for members/$35 for non-members. Includes pizza and drinks! Click here to sign up.

Cypress Forest Park | Last Friday of Every Month from 6 p.m. – 10:30 pm
Take a night off while your children enjoy themed fun at Cypress Forest Park in Oldsmar! Pizza dinner are included. For kids ages 5-12. Cost is $10 for kids with a rec card and $15 for kids without. Click here to learn more.

More ideas to spark a weekend of lifelong memories!

20+ FUN Things to Do in Tampa Bay this Weekend

Upgrade your day at ZooTampa with an animal encounter! 
If you’re planning a day at ZooTampa, we love upgrading our experience with the kids with animal encounters like feeding the giraffes or rhinos. We recently booked a time to feed a Jamie the Indian White Rhino with our 5 year old and he had a great time. Baby rhino Gronk even hung out for snacks! You do have to wear a face mask during the encounter, but you can remove it for a photo. Learn more here.

Snap a mural selfie and help provide a free eye exam and glasses for a local child!
Head over to Armature Works to check out the NEW mural on the north end of the property created to promote the Glazer Vision Foundation’s “Glasses For All Children” campaign. All you have to do is share a photo of the mural, a selfie in front of the mural, or selfie wearing any type of glasses, tag @glazervisionfdn, hashtag #OneShareOnePair and the foundation will give a local child a free eye exam, and pair of glasses! Easy peasy! Learn more.

Check out the St. Pete Pier
Eat, drink, shop and play at the new St. Pete Pier. The new playground area is quickly becoming a family favorite in Tampa Bay, just make sure to bring plenty of hand sanitizer and/or hand sanitizing wipes with you. Stay late and look up to see the Bending Arc light up in a spectacular display. You will need to wear a mask inside the stores, restaurants, and Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center. The Glazer Vision Foundation just announced it is contributing $1.5 million to the Glazer Family Playground at the Pier to support the space for years to come!  Learn more.

FREE Resouces to Explore!

Children’s Board Family Resource Centers
The program provides parents and caregivers and their children an opportunity to participate in parent/child developmental playgroups, developmental screenings, and health and safety education classes at no cost. In addition, pediatric well-child visits, immunizations and hearing or vision screenings are provided for qualifying families.  To sign up for programs and services, and to find your neighborhood Children’s Board Family Resource Center visit familysupporthc.org.

Learn & Play Tampa Bay Playgroups
The program provides quality early learning experiences at no cost at the seven children’s Board Family Resource Centers and other designated Hillsborough County sites.  The program also delivers weekly in-person and online virtual developmental classes and provides take home activities that promote early learning and school readiness at no cost. tbp1.wpengine.com/lets-play-tampa-bay/

Outdoorsy Things to Do in Tampa Bay

Head to the beach! 
The beaches are open, but you’ll see plenty of reminders about social distancing. You’ll also want to pack some extras in your beach bag like hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes. Cloth masks are also a good idea in case you decide to visit an establishment that requires them. We’re sharing some of our favorite family-friendly beaches in Tampa Bay here.

Go for a hike! 
Lace up the hiking shoes and spend the day in nature with the kids! Many preserves and conservation parks are now open in Tampa Bay. Find a park near you or discover a new one:

Weekend Farmers Markets in Tampa Bay this Weekend

Saturday Morning Market at Williams Park in St. Pete | Saturdays from 9 am -1 pm
Experience one of the top farmers markets in the U.S.! Expect an estimated 170 vendors selling their goods and artisans selling their crafts. Add stellar food choices for dining and live music for entertainment and it’s a perfect day in the Florida sunshine. Their Summer Market, located at Williams Park, typically runs from June to August.

Dunedin Downtown Market | Saturdays from 9 am-1 pm
The Dunedin Downtown Market at John Lawrence Pioneer Park features 40+ local merchants and vendors including fresh fruits and vegetables.

Fresh Market at Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel | Select Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm
There are 60+ vendors expected at the Fresh Market at Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel including organic and hydroponically grown produce.

Corey Avenue Market in St. Pete Beach | Sundays from 9 am- 1 pm
Corey Avenue Market features more than 70 local vendors and merchants selling everything from crafts, art, food and locally grown produce.

Ybor City Saturday Market in Tampa | Every Saturday from 9 am-1 pm
The Ybor City Saturday Market is the largest continually operating outdoor market in the Tampa Bay Area. Centered in Tampa’s Historic District, the market is one of the most popular shopping destinations for locally produced items unique to the Tampa Bay Area. Features locally made arts, crafts, and gourmet foods representing the area.

The Market Elaine at Wesley Chapel | First Friday of Every Month
Head to The Grove in Wesley Chapel for a unique evening market featuring tons of local businesses! Enjoy local vendors, live music, food, and more. themarketculture.com

Hyde Park Fresh Market in Tampa | First Sunday of Every Month from 10 am -3 pm 
Hyde Park Fresh Market features over 80 local vendors including produce, handcrafted goods, plants, and more. While you shop, enjoy live music by Gasparilla Music in Village Circle.

Carrollwood Market | Select Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm
Head to the Carrollwood Cultural Center to explore 60+ local vendors and businesses.

Westchase Locale Market | Every Second Saturday from 10 am – 3 pm
Enjoy live music and over 30 vendors in Westchase Town Center every second Saturday of the month.

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