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5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay
FOURTH OF JULY (Friday & Saturday) Channelside Fourth: Channelside Bay Plaza gets an early start on the holiday with two nights of free fireworks in Garrison Channel and live music in the plaza. The party starts at 8 p.m. Friday (July 3) and Saturday. Busch Gardens Tampa: The show starts at 9:30 p.m. as part of Busch Gardens Tampa’s Summer Nights program. The best view will be from Gwazi Park after Kinetix, the Summer Nights acrobatics program. The Florida Aquarium: Fireworks, family-friendly entertainment, and an all-American dinner menu (are hot dogs and apple included?) with general admission. Starting at 3:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Plant...
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15 Reasons to Visit Tampa Bay in July

  Tampa Bay is a place built for summer. Fill every day to the fullest. Shark Week (July 5-12): Get in on some toothy fun at The Florida Aquarium, home to six different species of sharks. The week is tied to Discovery Channel’s annual festival of all things shark. SUMMER CONCERTS ‘Tis the season for...

10 Reasons to meet in Tampa Bay

  1. HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS - More than 70 hotels providing over 21,000 rooms to choose from for your next meeting. Whether your concerns are budget or indulgence, your attendees are sure to find all the comforts of home at the highest levels of hospitality.  
  2. THE SKY IS THE LIMIT - Home to Tampa...

Sweatiest place in the US? No sweat.

Tampa Bay, it turns out, is hot in the summer. We'll pause a moment to let you appreciate that statement. If you're standing outside, you'll know immediately what we're talking about. The folks at Honeywell Fans and Environmental Health & Engineering have decided that Tampa Bay ranks as the...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay is a place that's built for summer. Take over. ZOOMINATIONS (close June 28) Zoominations, the Chinese lantern festival on display at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo will pack up this weekend, so now’s your chance for one last gawk at the astounding designs spread throughout the Tampa’s Lowry Park...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

ANDY WARHOL at TMA (opens Saturday) Andy Warhol’s (1928–1987) work has challenged perceptions of popular culture, politics, and consumerism for more than fifty years. He was the central figure of American pop art, a movement that emerged in the late 1950s in reaction to the heroism of abstract...

Unlock Tampa Bay for Father's Day

Father’s Day is coming up quick, but you still have time to plan a sweet day for the dad(s) in your life. We’ve rounded up a few ideas to help you out.
  1. Fishing
Dads love fishing, it’s a scientific fact. And as this precious video from iTrekkers shows, kids love it, too. Spend the day on the water...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

METROCON (Thursday through Sunday) Tampa Bay's annual festival of all things anime opens its first-ever four-day event at the Tampa Convention Center. Lots of cosplay on the horizon. Day-trippers should skip the South Regional Parking Garage on Saturday -- it'll be closed for that little hockey game...