Tampa Bay Buzz
27
June
2013
The Florida Aquarium teams up to prevent beach erosion
The Florida Aquarium is joining forces with Pinellas County, the City of St. Pete Beach, Sirata Beach Resort and Crabby Bill’s to prevent beach erosion by organizing a large-scale sea oats planting project on St. Pete Beach. This Saturday, June 29, over 150 volunteers from local organizations including The Florida Aquarium, JP Morgan & Chase and Power Design will plant 5,000 plants behind Crabby Bill’s and another 5,000 behind the Sirata Beach Resort. Sea oats help to prevent beach erosion by creating and maintaining sand dunes. The event is part of The Florida Aquarium’s ongoing “Project Green,” which is dedicated not only to teaching the...
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Summer Fun Nights at The Florida Aquarium

Get ready for an after-dark undersea adventure! The Florida Aquarium will be open late during Summer Fun Nights! Every Thursday from June 20-August 8, the Aquarium will be open until 8p.m. and admission will be discounted to just $15! That means spend less, and get more! More time to stroll along...

Lions, Tigers and...Birds! Two New Chicks at Lowry Park Zoo

As if we needed another reason to visit Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, the zoo just welcomed two adorable spring chicks, one an African Penguin and the other a Eurasian Demoiselle Crane! The zoo’s new-born African Penguin will feel right at home here in Tampa, despite what some may think. Although many...

Fun Heats Up Tampa Bay's Summer Nights

Stay up later and discover Tampa Bay’s summer fun after dark at Busch Gardens and Adventure Islands. Experience Busch Gardens as it lights up the sky every night during the summer with Summer Nights running from June 8 through August 18. Take a ride on Cheetah Hunt as it adds a new twist after dark,...

MOSI teams up with Dr. Suess to celebrate World Oceans Day

Have you ever seen a 15-ton sand sculpture? Do you want to? Of course you do! This Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m.—3 p.m., MOSI is hosting a World Oceans Day extravaganza complete with Dr. Suess-themed games and activities and a 15-ton sand sculpture of a giant sea creature! Guests will also be able...

Play Beach Volleyball in Curtis Hixon Park this Summer

This summer, volleyball players that don’t want to make the trek to the beach can get their game on at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, where a temporary beach volleyball court has been installed.  The 30’ x 60’, white-sand court was set up as part of the first annual Tampa Bay Margarita Festival,...

World’s Largest Potato Coming to Tampa!

Tampa’s very own Datz is one of four restaurants to enjoy a personal appearance by the Big Idaho Potato Truck, the world’s largest potato! The 72 foot semi-truck known as the Idaho Potato Truck is touring the country from coast to coast in 2013, stopping in over 50 cities as part of an effort to...

Enjoy ice cold margaritas at this weekend’s Margarita Festival

  Celebrate margaritas this Saturday at the 2013 Tampa Bay Margarita Festival at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park! Enjoy ice cold margaritas prepared by expert bartenders along with live music, beach volleyball and fireworks. To commemorate Memorial Day weekend, active members of the Armed Forces will...