Tampa Bay Buzz
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April
2015
Come for the Riverwalk, stay for the fest
Come out to celebrate Tampa Bay's newest attraction, the Tampa Riverwalk. Forty years in the making, the Riverwalk opened its last major segment last month, creating an unbroken 2.5-mile pedestrian path linking some of the areas top attractions like gems on a string. On May 2 and 3, Riverfest -- the city's newest annual event -- will turn the waterfront destination into one big party, with events spread its entire length, from the Tampa Bay History Center to Water Works Park. The party will coincide on Saturday with the Mayor's Mac 'n' Cheese Throwdown, a comfort food cook-off in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. Here's what Mayor Bob Buckhorn has to...
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Garth Brooks coming to Tampa

We've got some great news for Garth Brooks fans: The country music superstar has announced that his comeback tour is coming back to Tampa for the first time in more than 16 years. Currently announced for two shows at Amalie Arena -- one each on June 5 and 6 -- Brooks has been known to expand the...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

Women's Final Four The teams are set: South Carolina, Maryland, UConn and Notre Dame have earned their seats in the NCAA Women's Final Four. They'll be facing off in the semi-finals and the final game when play begins Sunday, April 5. The weekend before the games will be filled with activities for...

15 Reasons to Visit Tampa Bay in April

Caught your breath after two months of non-stop Gasparilla Season fun? Good. It's time to dive into April. NCAA Women's Final Four (April 5-7) Tampa Bay hosts the national championship of women's college basketball as part of a four-day extravaganza that will make hoops the region's new favorite...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

Movies and music, Tampa Pride and Normal Rockwell: unlock Tampa Bay any way you want this weekend. Gasparilla International Film Festival (Friday through Sunday) Gasparilla International Film Festival, which opens on Tuesday at the historic Tampa Theatre, continues through the weekend at Channelside...

Tampa a Top Spot for Sports Travel

Think Chicago is the best sports town in America? Think again. The folks at Seat Geek and Hotels.com have crunched the numbers to determine the best American cities for Sports Travel and Chicago barely made the top 10. Tampa, however, landed the No. 4 spot thanks to the city's desirable location and...

NCAA Women's Final Four Coming to Tampa: Dribble to Work Day

It's Selection Monday for NCAA Women's Basketball and some big names in Tampa sports showed off their enthusiasm with Dribble to Work Day. This year's Women's Final Four tournament will take over Tampa April 3-7.   . @RealStamkos91 is celebrating #WFFDribble as we prepare for @ncaawomensbkb Final...

Come to Conquer: Gasparilla Music Festival

Tampa Bay's Gasparilla Season hits its stride this weekend when the Gasparilla Music Festival rolls into downtown's Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and Kiley Gardens. If you planning to go or still thinking about it, here's what you need to know: Tickets First, the Bad News: Saturday's event, headlined...