Tampa Bay Buzz
18
March
2014
Gasparilla International Film Festival Rolls out the Red Carpet in Tampa Bay
First launched in the summer of 2006, the Gasparilla Film Festival (GIFF) educates and entertains through its annual celebration of film, year-round events, community outreach and social awareness initiatives, while also supporting and cultivating the film industry not only making an economic impact locally here in Tampa Bay, but also throughout the state of Florida. Starting this Wednesday (3/19) enjoy five full days of red carpets, exclusive events, celeb sightings, films, shorts and parties. I’ve pulled a list of some of the most popular events, most talked about films and the inside scoop on where to score an epic celeb photo opp!As far...
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Top 5 St. Patrick's Day Parties you don’t want to miss in Tampa Bay!

PaddyFest at Irish 31 (Saturday 3/15, Sunday 3/16 and Monday 3/17 | Hyde Park Village) Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend long with a three-day, all-inclusive street festival in the heart of south Tampa’s Hyde Park Village for Irish 31’s annual PaddyFest celebration.  Starting Saturday (3/15)...

A night of Ybor City’s fascinating history

We were invited to the Buildings Alive! Ybor City Architecture Hop, and while I knew this event would be interesting – my love for “old buildings” was definitely taken to a new level in my own backyard. The hop started in Centro Ybor at the building once known as El Centro Espanol de Tampa...

Top ten things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay! 2/21 - 2/23

From outdoor festivals, family fun to FREE, there is plenty to keep you busy and your belly full this weekend in Tampa Bay! Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival, Tampa’s Downtown, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Saturday, Feb. 22nd (2 p.m. to 6 p.m.) Hot diggity dog y’all! You know I am all about a good ol’...

Fiesta Day and Flan Fest this weekend in Ybor City!

The 67th Annual Fiesta Day, presented by the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce is along 7th avenue this Saturday, February 22nd from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. This is a family-friendly, FREE “street festival” that celebrates the cuisine, culture and heritage of the Latin immigrants who settled in Ybor City at...

Spoil your Sweetie for Valentine's Day in Tampa Bay!

Calling all the Lovebirds! Now, where are all my procrastinators who forgot to make reservations at a romantic restaurant? Well… lucky for you, I’ve got a few suggestions, tips, things to do and places to spoil your sweetie for Valentine’s Day and throughout this weekend in Tampa Bay!  I even...

Dreary weather giving you the boring blues? Here's our top things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay!

I don’t know about you, but I am completely over this dreary winter weather… Good news, rain or shine there is plenty to do here in Tampa Bay this weekend and even through next week.  From stuffing your face with fair food at the Florida State Fair to collecting more beads in Tampa’s Historic Latin...

Knight Parade strolls down 7th Ave this weekend

Honoring Tampa Bay area first responders, the Krewe of Sant’ Yago Knight Parade will close Ybor City’s 7th Avenue this Saturday, Feb. 8, with illuminated floats, marching bands and thousands of people. Pre-parade festivities include the chance to meet special guest and talk show legend Jerry...