Tampa Bay Buzz
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February
2015
Come to Conquer: Florida Strawberry Festival
If you've eating strawberries lately, odds are they came from Tampa Bay. Each year, the Florida Strawberry Festival takes over Plant City to celebrate our status as the Winter Strawberry Capital of the U.S.The 20 million flats of strawberries picked in Tampa Bay between December and April each year, if laid end to end, would reach from here to Seattle and back. Here's your guide to conquering our celebration of All Things Strawberry.  THE APP Download it. It'll make everything a whole lot easier. RIDES Hit the Belle City Midway for rides that spin and whirl and thrill and generally get the adrenaline pumping. Rides start running at noon weekdays,...
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5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

Florida Strawberry Festival (Feb. 26-March 8) Things you didn’t know about Tampa Bay: It is the Winter Strawberry Capital of the World. Those luscious red fruits (don't they look delicious?) ripen on farms throughout the Tampa Bay area from October through March. Celebrate the harvest at the Florida...

17 Reasons to visit Tampa Bay in March

There’s so much to discover in March in Tampa Bay! We’re in the middle of our eight-week Gasparilla Season, so from the first day to the last, March is packed with treasures waiting to be unlocked: art, culture, sports, movies, music. Don’t just visit Tampa Bay in March; take over! Florida...

Come to Conquer: Lights on Tampa

Chicago-based artist Nick Cave brings his “Heard” dance performance to Tampa Bay on Feb. 20-21 during that weekend’s Lights on Tampa art festival. Cave will headline the festival, which will feature a variety of art installations using light as their medium as they take over downtown’s Curtis Hixon...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

Lights on Tampa (6 p.m. Friday & Saturday) Unlock a gem of Tampa Bay creativity in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and Kiley Gardens this weekend. Chicago artist Nick Cave's "Heard" performance piece will take center stage during the weekend festival with performance at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on a stage...

Lights on Tampa will leave a legacy

River Lights This weekend's Lights on Tampa festival will fill downtown's Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and Kiley Gardens with drumming, dance and interactive art installations that will turn the city itself into a canvas after night falls. The festival is free and family-friendly. After the festival...

"Heard" gallops into Tampa Bay

Chicago artist Nick Cave brings his “Heard” dance performance to Tampa Bay this weekend during the Lights on Tampa art festival.  Cave will headline the festival, which will feature a variety of art installations using light as their medium as they take over downtown’s Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

Things are getting medieval this weekend in Tampa Bay. There's tragedy and comedy and plenty of pig. Oh, yeah, it's also Valentine's Day on Saturday. Verdi’s Rigoletto (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) Baritone Mark Rucker takes on the role of Rigoletto, the scheming hunchback court jester for the Duke...