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March
2015
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 Cinemas in Channelside Bay Plaza. Friday evening's line-up includes a block of films about Cuba, including "The Poet of Havana," a biopic (above) about famed Cuban musician Carlos Varela, who is scheduled to attend the festival along with director/producer Ron Chapman. Saturday's program includes four panels covering the business of film spread...
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5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

No matter where you dig for things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend, you'll find gems galore! Cuban Sandwich Festival (Friday - Sunday) The humble Cuban sandwich has spread far and wide, but we never forget it started here in Tampa Bay. The combination of pork, ham, salami and pickles reflects the...

Come to Conquer: St. Patrick's Day

We're painting the town green this weekend for St. Patrick's Day. If you're planning to get your Irish on, here are a few ways to do it. Mayor's River O'Green Festival (11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday) The luck of the Irish takes over downtown with a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day festival in...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

We'll be painting the town -- and the river -- green this weekend in Tampa Bay! Mayor's River O'Green Festival (11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday) The luck of the Irish takes over downtown with a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day festival in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. There'll be local Irish dancing,...

Come to Conquer: Spring Break

Expedia has ranked the Tampa Bay area as one of the most popular Spring Break destinations. Whether your Spring Break is from college, high school or pre-school, Tampa Bay has a horde of deals to unlock. HOTELS GRAND HYATT TAMPA BAY: “Stay More Save More” plan offers a discount that grows the longer...

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...

Come to Conquer: Spring Training

Baseball is in the air in Tampa Bay! Our hometown team (at least during Spring Training), the New York Yankees, hold their first training home game against the Phillies today at Steinbrenner Field. Get your tickets for the 1:05 p.m. game. We're going to assume any Yankees fans worth their card...

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...