8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | July 8-9

1. Want A Job Abroad? (Friday) 

Calling all high school and college graduating seniors. If you want to get paid to go abroad after graduation, this is for you! Get the details

2. First Friday Downtown Lakeland (Friday) 

Family reunion themed fun in downtown Lakeland. Get the details

3. Magic Island (Friday, Saturday)

Cuban Island themed Magic experience with food and dancing. Get the details

4. Xmas in July (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

Join us for a massive Christmas in July Vendor event and shop local winter brands. Get the details

5. Skyway Family Day (Saturday) 

Guests can experience the "Skyway: A Contemporary Collaboration" exhibition. Get the details

6. Tarpon Springs First Saturday (ish) Indie Market (Saturday)

Johnny's Taphouse and Local Gardens by Margo present a festival dedicated to locals. Get the details

7. SharkCon 2017 (Saturday, Sunday)

Help bring awareness to conservation efforts and learn more about our sea creature friends at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Get the details

8. Drag Queen Bingo (Sunday)

A $10 donation to the SPCA Tampa Bay gets you 10 games of bingo and a chance at cool prizes. 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's 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.


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