8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay: Feb 22-23 - WFLA News Channel 8

8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay: Feb 22-23

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SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (WFLA) - 1) Fiesta Day (Saturday)

From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. the 67th annual Fiesta Day street festival will take place, celebrating the cuisine, culture and heritage of the Latin immigrants who settled in Ybor City. 7th Avenue will be closed to traffic for food, arts, and entertainment for the family. Get the details here.

2) Sarasota Exotic Car Fest (Saturday)

This Great Gatsby themed car show features top car including Rolls Royce, Lotus, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Bentley. The show is free and runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Sarasota. Get the details here.

3) Health & Fitness Expo (Friday & Saturday)


Thousands are expected to attend the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo at the Tampa Convention Center this weekend where professionals will give tips for staying fit and living a healthy lifestyle. Get the details here.

4) Gasparilla Distance Classic (Saturday & Sunday)

The annual Gasparilla Race is here! Runners participate in either a 5K, 8K, 15K or half marathon all to raise money for charitable youth organizations in the Tampa Bay area. Get the details here | View Road Closures

5) AlumaFlamingo Airstream Rally (Saturday, Sunday)

If you've ever wondered what the inside of an Airstream travel trailer looks like, there will probably be plenty of Airstream owners that will be willing to show you this weekend at the AlumaFlamingo Airstream Rally at the Sarasota Co. Fairgrounds. There will also be vendors at the rally, too. Get the details here.

6) Bay Area Renaissance Festival (Saturday)

More than 100 merchants, live entertainment including a fencing tournament are part of this experience which brings Tampa back to the 16th century. Get the details here

7) $6 Day at the Zoo (Sunday)

Get into Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo for only $6 admission per person! Free parking is available too. Get the details here

8) Grand Central Chili Cook-Off (Saturday)


Head to the Grand Central District in St. Petersburg for some spice on Saturday starting at 11 a.m.! Vote for your favorite chili and enjoy some live music, crafts and other vendors. Get the details here.

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