1. Fourth Friday: Tour of the Century (Friday)

Experience the architecture and design of the historic Le Méridien Tampa. Get the details2. Caregiver Learning Day (Friday) 

If you plan to ever care for a loved one in their old-age, you can simulate their feelings at this virtual reality experience. Get the details3. Beer & Bow Ties (Friday) 

Dress in your Friday best and enjoy some brewskies while contributing to a fantastic charity. Get the details4. Foster Orientation (Saturday) 

Take this course to become a short-term pet parent until the animal can find a forever home. Get the details5. Great Bay Scallop Search (Saturday)

Search for exclusive Bay Scallops along side 180 other participants. Get the details6. Tampa’s Last Saturday Bar Crawl – College Football Edition (Saturday) 

Show off your college spirit and suit up for a bar crawl around Tampa Bay. Get the details7. Hero Chilli Cookoff (Sunday)

Enjoy the best Chili Cook-off in Tampa Bay and honor our Special Operation Forces in a great way. Get the details8. National Dog Day Celebration (Sunday)

Support local pet adoption agencies and see a K-9 demonstration while you treat yourself and your pooch. 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.

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