Tampa Bay Buzz
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March
2015
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, kids activities and local food vendors. The beer will be green. So will the Hillsborough River. In the spirit of St. Patrick, the city will collect food to help the Salvation Army carry out its mission of helping the needy. A tent at the park will be set aside for food donations. Rough Riders St. Patrick's Day Parade (8 p.m. Saturday) After spending the...
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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...

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...

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...

14 Reasons to Visit Tampa Bay

February kicks off Tampa Bay's Gasparilla Season, two months filled with festivals, parades and parties all over the region. Any of these events will help you #UnlockTampaBay.  Lights on Tampa (Feb. 20-21) brings an explosion of creativity to Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and Kiley Gardens. Chicago...