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8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | April 13-15

1. 8 On Your Side Shred-A-Thon (Saturday) 
You can shred your documents for free at the Shred-A-Thon. 8 On Your Side is working hard to keep you and your family safe. This year, you can bring up to 8 boxes of personal documents including paper and even electronic devices. Get the details

2. Bark at the Ball Park (Sunday)
Bark at the Ball Park offers fun for the entire family while helping the homeless pets at the Humane Society of Pinellas. Bark at the Ball Park will offer vendors to shop, a pet costume contest during the first part of the game, a kids zone, doggie pools, raffle baskets and 50/50 raffles and more. Get the details

3. Beer & Burger Throwdown (Saturday)
Enjoy free samples from local craft brewers and many of the best burger restaurants and burger food trucks all in the same place. There will be live music all day, competitions, outdoor games and a kid's zone. Get the details

4. One Hillsborough Diversity Fest (Saturday)
Come join the One Hillsborough Diversity Fest. There will be free admission, food trucks and plenty of entertainment to keep you busy. Get the details

5. Celebrate Sound (Saturday)
Help the Tampa Bay community hear all sounds at this benefit walk. The group will be giving free hearing screenings at the walk and we will be handing out amplified phones to anyone who shows signs of hearing loss. Get the details

6. Blueberry Festival (Saturday, Sunday) 
Soak in some Vitamin C and munch on some juicy fruit. Admission to this family fun-filled event is free with live entertainment, craft and food vendors, kid zones and blubbery infused wine. Yum! Get the details

7. Sun n’ Fun International Fly-In & Expo (Saturday, Sunday)
The annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo is underway in Polk County. The Fly-In will, of course, include all kinds of cool planes and fun activities for all.    Attendees can enjoy more than 150 activities on Saturday, and dozens more on Sunday. Get the details

8. Spring Art Fair (Saturday, Sunday)
The brick-lined streets of historic Hyde Park will once again come alive with eye-popping art. Residents and visitors are invited to stroll amidst life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewelry, photography, ceramics and more from the 100 exhibitors on showcase during the free event. Get the details

There are dozens of other events happening around Tampa Bay, so if you don’t see one you like above, please check out our full list of fun things to do. If you don’t see your event listed, you can search for other events or add events to our calendar.

We know there are tons of cool things that make our area so special, so make sure to share the great things happening in your community.

Did you go to a cool event this weekend? If so, we’d love to see pictures. Make sure you include your name and a brief description of the event where the photos were taken, including the city.

We understand that the weather is a key element in planning your weekend. Don’t worry! The Storm Team 8 weather team is on your side. Here’s the latest forecast >> http://bit.ly/19b8ICY


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