In Tampa Bay, any excuse to celebrate will do and locals break out the fireworks, parade floats, food vendors and live entertainment nearly every month for the area's fantastic line-up of festivals and events. While the cool and breezy days of spring draw the largest concentration of festivals, Tampa Bay plays host to a myriad of events from professional and amateur sporting events to world-class dance, theater, concerts and shows year round. Tampa Bay's festivals and events showcase the best in entertainment, food, drinks, music, arts & culture, film and fashion.
Have an event in Tampa Bay? Use our event submission form to submit your event for consideration to our online calendar of events.
Please note: only events within Hillsborough County will be approved.
Consistently rated among America’s top beer towns, Tampa Bay is quickly becoming a hotbed of craft beer. With a bevy of original brews uniquely formulated to Florida’s sunny climate, and more than enough places to go bottoms-up, Tampa Bay is the perfect destination for any beer-cation.
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Explore the Arts
Artists are inspired most by the places they come from. But sometimes, they are inspired by the places they visit. Such is always the case with Tampa Bay where creativity is divined from the city’s rich history, and every path leads to yet another treasure – the art, the music, the food, the culture.
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It’s time to get in the holiday spirit with a little snow and sunshine, as you participate in the activities taking place at some of our best attractions. From twinkling light shows and real reindeer to Santa and his swimming elves, Tampa Bay offers a holiday experience for all ages to enjoy.