8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | April 19-20 - WFLA News Channel 8

8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | April 19-20

Posted: Updated:
1) Mainsail Arts Festival (Saturday & Sunday)

The Mainsail Art Festival's 39th anniversary show is set for April 19 and 20, on St. Petersburg's downtown waterfront in beautiful Vinoy Park. Get the details

2) Cypress Gardens Water Ski Show (Saturday)

The Cypress Gardens Water Ski Show in Winter Haven is set for April 19th.  Get the details 

3) Underwater Egg Hunt and Spring Festival (Saturday)

Kids can dive for eggs at the St. Pete Beach Pool and then families head next door to Horan Park for music, food and games. Get the details

4) Diving Easter Bunny (Saturday, Sunday)

Easter activities at the Florida Aquarium include an egg hunt throughout the exhibits, mermaid performances and an Easter picnic. Get the details

5) Championship Cat Show (Saturday, Sunday)

The TICA All Breed Champioship Cat Show will be held this weekend in Largo. There's also an adopt-a-cat expo and vendors. Get the details

6) Yankees vs. Rays (Saturday, Sunday)

The New York Yankees are back in their second (spring training home) to take on the Tampa Bay Rays for the weekend. Get the details

7) Color Your Egg Run (Saturday)

The 5K Easter-themed run will be a color crazy day in Lithia. Get the details

8) Taste of Tierra Verde and Car Show (Saturday)

Taste local restaurants, activities for kids, plus the 21 car and truck show in downtown Tierra Verde. Proceeds benefit Eckerd College Search & Rescue. Get the details


OTHER EVENTS

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 here, http://events.wfla.com/.

If you don’t see your event listed, you can search for other events here, http://events.wfla.com/listings .

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

SHARE YOUR PHOTOS
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.
WEATHER
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

  • Don't Miss ItMore>>

  • Road rage karma: Florida man run over by own truck

    Road rage karma: Florida man run over by own truck

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:50:09 GMT
     Caption: Joseph Carl, 48. Alachua Co. Jail booking photo Caption: Joseph Carl, 48. Alachua Co. Jail booking photo
    A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.
    A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.
  • Watch the full "Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer: What we couldn’t show on TV

    Watch the full "Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer: What we couldn’t show on TV

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:43:17 GMT
    "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans, you've come to the right place. You saw part of the exclusive too-hot-for-morning-TV trailer on TODAY, but here's the full trailer for you to watch now.
    "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans, you've come to the right place. You saw part of the exclusive too-hot-for-morning-TV trailer on TODAY, but here's the full trailer for you to watch now.
  • VIDEO: Whale lifts kayakers

    VIDEO: Whale lifts kayakers

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:52:37 GMT
    YouTube imageYouTube image
    Dramatic video shows a 90,000 lb. whale giving kayakers a ride they'll remember forever. The video was shot by one of the kayakers and begins by showing the whale in the distance. 
    Dramatic video shows a 90,000 lb. whale giving kayakers a ride they'll remember forever. The video was shot by one of the kayakers and begins by showing the whale in the distance. 
  • Most Viewed Stories on WFLA.com

  • Sign up for WFLA News Channel 8 Email Alerts

    * denotes required fields






    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
Powered by WorldNow

200 South Parker Street, Tampa, FL 33606

Telephone: 813.228.8888
Fax: 813.225.2770
Email: news@wfla.com

Can’t find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.