Tampa Bay Buzz
26
June
2013
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 the expanded Wetlands Trail, touch stingrays at the all-new Stingray Beach and see a live performance by the famous Mermaids! Kids can bring a swimsuit and splash around at Explore a Shore before the whole family rounds out the night with a bite to eat at Café Ray or the Caribbean Cantina, both of which will be serving dinner. The Florida Aquarium’s...
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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...

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...

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,...

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...

All aboard for National Train Day on Saturday

Visit a Tampa landmark this Saturday for National Train Day! Tampa Union Station, Tampa Bay’s 101-year-old train station, is hosting a free celebration in honor of America’s love for trains. Saturday marks 144 years of connecting travelers coast to coast and commemorates the day the first...