1. Lightning Game Watch Party (Saturday)
TradeWinds Island Resorts is inviting hockey fans to head out to St. Pete Beach for fun-filled, family-friendly Tampa Bay Lightning game watching party. The games will be broadcast on a huge screen directly on the beach and ThunderBug and the Lightning Girls will be on-hand with fun giveaways. There will also be a DJ and beach games for the whole family. Food and beverages including cookout items and drink specials will be available for purchase. Admission is free. Get the details
2. Safety Harbor Wine Festival (Saturday)
Spend the night enjoying excellent wine, live entertainment on multiple stages, good food, arts and crafts. Admission is free with proceeds from the event to benefit five local charities and civic groups. Get the details
3. Evening for the Bay Gala (Saturday)
The event will feature neon lights and futuristic innovations, dinner and complimentary refreshments. Guests will also enjoy live music, magical performances, and live and silent auctions. In celebration of the organization’s silver anniversary, Tampa Bay Watch encourages guests to dress in hues of silver. Ticket are $100. Get the details
4. Uncorked Food and Wine Festival (Saturday, Sunday)
Dubbed one of the best food, wine and beer festivals on Florida’s East coast, the two-day event will feature interactive experiences, tastings, cooking demonstrations and competitions between some of the area’s most notable and award-winning chefs and restaurants. Event tickets are $75 per person. Get the details
5. Art Harvest (Saturday, Sunday)
Art Harvest offers something for everyone. Adults can browse the artists’ booths, and there is a children’s pavilion providing an interactive art experience for children with arts and crafts projects related to the show’s theme. As one of the largest autumn art shows in the Tampa Bay area, artists and patrons of the arts have found this event to be an enjoyable weekend affair. Event admission is free. Get the details
6. Comedy & Magic (Sunday)
A magical evening dedicated to make-believe and entertainment. Geoff Williams, the award-winning magician, presents a sleight-of-hand illusion, a family-oriented comedy with lots of audience participation. Tickets start at $18. Get the details
7. SPYC Vintage Motor Classic (Sunday)
Classic car enthusiasts should head to the St. Pete Yacht Club for this car show fundraiser with proceeds to support the Pet Pal Animal Shelter. Visitors can stop by to admire over 300 vehicles from earlier than 1980. It is free to attend. Get the details
8. Straz Live! In the Park (Sunday)
Gather with friends and family in Curtis Hixon Park for an afternoon picnic, concert in the park and block party at this free community event. Evening will offer an array of food trucks, arias by The Opera Tampa Singers and popular Broadway tunes. This event is free. 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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