8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | August 16-17 - WFLA News Channel 8

8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | August 16-17

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1. Back to School Night (Saturday)
The Dunedin Blue Jays are hosting a night for kids heading back to school, with an offer of free backpacks and running the bases! Get the details

2. Shark Week at the Aquarium (Saturday)
Loving Shark Week? Head to the Florida Aquarium this weekend for shark activities, games, and shows! Get the details

3. Summer of Rum Festival (Saturday)
All the rum fun you could ask for! Ybor hosts this tropically themed festival with rum drinks, Island music and more! Get the details

4. Cat Show (Saturday, Sunday)
International Cat Association has an all-breed cat show in Largo this weekend with judges from across the country. Get the details

5. Rays Vs. Yankees (Saturday, Sunday)

Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees are in town this weekend taking on the Rays in home games both Sat & Sun. Get the details

6. Water Works Park Festival (Saturday)
Food trucks, kid's games, live music and fireworks will take place to celebrate the opening of Tampa's new Water Works Park. Get the details

7. Humane Society Pup Crawl (Saturday)
Raise money for the Humane Society and join the pub crawl through Hyde Park. Get the details

8. Concerts at the Amp (Saturday, Sunday)
It's a weekend of music at the Florida Amp- One Republic on Saturday & Motley Crue on Sunday. 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.

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