Tampa Bay Buzz
14
January
2015
Tampa Bay's black heritage takes center stage
Before they became household names Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald and Cab Calloway made their bones in Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay has long been a hub for African American culture in Florida. Tampa Bay's black heritage will take center stage this weekend when the 15th Tampa Black Heritage Festival fills downtown's Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. The 10-day festival kicks off Jan. 15 with a 7:30 p.m. performance of the Alonzo King LINES Ballet at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts. Organizers have put together a mix of cultural events, how-to business seminars and gatherings centered on the observation of the federal Martin Luther King Jr. holiday...
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15 reasons to visit Tampa Bay in 2015

The Outback Bowl kicked off another busy year in Tampa Bay, with loads of new things to see, do and eat. If you're local, 2015 is the year to explore your hometown like a tourist. And if you're a tourist, 2015 is the year you should take over Tampa Bay. Here are some good places to start: Lights on...

Tampa Bay? There's an app for that.

You can now carry around everything you need to know about visiting Tampa Bay in one device. Visit Tampa Bay's 2015 Official Visitors Guide is now available as an iPad app. Apple posted the app to its iTunes store this weekend. This is the second year the 80-page guide to discovering Tampa Bay's...

$5 Day at MOSI

Just in time for Christmas, MOSI is lowering admission to $5 on Saturday. From 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Dec. 13, anyone who wants to visit Tampa Bay's Museum of Science and Industry can get through the door for a 5-spot. Children under 6 are free as always. The discounted ticket includes the museum's...

Veterans Day Deals at Tampa Attractions

The below Tampa attractions will be offering discounted or FREE admission for Military personnel (retired, active and veterans) and families to honor Veterans on Tuesday, November 11th.   All the details below… Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo Military personnel (retired, active and veterans) and three...

Six Things You Don't Want to Miss this Weekend in Tampa! (Friday 11/7-Sunday 11/9)

November seems to be the month of giving back and giving thanks.  Let’s start with one thing we can all agree on and be thankful for… the weather in Tampa is ummmm AMAZING!!  With the weather staying around the 70’s all weekend, we’ve got you covered with our top picks for fun things to do this...

WIN (2) Tickets to Zoofari!!!

Who wants to get WILD this Saturday night at the 28th Annual Zoofari at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo?!? Pick me, pick me!!!! Well, it is your lucky day! It's easy... Enter your email by clicking this link: http://woobox.com/8kgmzi Be sure to “Like” the Visit Tampa Bay Facebook Page:...

Have a Ghoulish Good Time this Weekend in Tampa (10/31 - 11/2)

Look's like we have a Friday full of fright with Halloween falling on a Friday this year!!!  Dig out your costumes, the Halloween events continue through the weekend as well as many other events in Tampa Bay offering you a special taste of authentic West Tampa Cuisine to Opera music on the lawn......