Relax Boldly


Unlock a season of adventure in the heart of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Dive into culture, explore the outdoors, or indulge deliciously. There’s something for all treasure-seekers this summer in Tampa Bay with so much to see and do.


📍 Busch Gardens

Red, White & Brews

Red, White & Brews @ Busch Gardens ® Tampa Bay (

Experience the joy of summer with mouthwatering treats on the Festival Walkway, open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 6 p.m. from now until July 7. Delight in a range of new summer-inspired dishes such as Hushpuppy Dogs with spicy mustard, roasted corn on the cob, and Peach Pie cupcakes. Join us for a festive evening of seasonal culinary delights. 




Urban Kai

Experience the perfect blend of exercise and relaxation with Urban Kai's Sunset Paddle Happy Hour by Armature Works. Urban Kai offers the opportunity to rent a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) or kayak at a discounted price of just $25. Whether you're a seasoned paddler or a beginner, this is a great chance to get out on the water and experience the magic of sunset.


📍 Fat Beet Farm 

Guided Farm Tour


Take a guided tour for an exclusive peek at the inner workings and sustainability initiatives of Fat Beet Farm, which offers a 1-hour walking tour that includes the vegetable gardens, aquaponics system, farm animals, vermiculture, biodigester, bees, microgreens production, wetland and coastal preservation areas, and more. 


📍 Steinbrenner Field

Tampa Tarpons

Tampa Tarpons

This summer, you can experience the fun of connecting with loved ones while enjoying America's beloved pastime by attending a Tampa Tarpons minor league baseball game. As the single-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, the Tampa Tarpons play at George M. Steinbrenner Field, which is also the Yankees' spring training field.


📍 ZooTampa



Create lasting memories and get up close and personal with the incredible animals at ZooTampa with a signature encounter. ZooTampa's exclusive encounters offer a unique opportunity to interact with beloved creatures in a safe and controlled environment. Availability is limited, so secure your spot to ensure you get this unforgettable experience.


📍 St. James at Encore

Juneteenth Fashion Show

Tampa Bay History Center – Juneteenth Fashion Show

Fashion and Black history collide at the “Fabric of Freedom: Juneteenth Fashion Show” on June 19 at St. James at Encore, 1202 N. Governor St., Tampa. Explore iconic looks from the late 1800s to the present, vibe to the music of jazz saxophonist Javaris Gooding-Butts, savor bites and sips, and enter to win some swag.  


📍 Tampa Bay


Monthly Markets

Tampa Bay's monthly markets showcase an array of local vendors, artisans, and entrepreneurs. Discover an abundance of fresh produce, handmade crafts, unique artwork, vintage wares, and delicious food offerings. Immerse yourself in the destination, support Tampa Bay's small businesses, and uncover one-of-a-kind treasures.


📍 Curtis Hixon Park

Summer Series

Summer Series

Summer Series is an annual community activation that brings summer fun to Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park from June 21 to July 21and begins with a kick-off bash. This year’s Summer Series Kick-Off Bash on June 21 from 12pm - 8pm will feature putt-putt golf, a family-friendly DJ, food trucks, and much more.  


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4th of JULY events

📍 Downtown Tampa


Fourth of July Tampa Bay Boom by the Bay

Boom by the Bay is the Tampa Downtown Partnership and City of Tampa's official annual July 4 event that brings festivities to Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park in Downtown Tampa. Attendees can enjoy Independence Day activities and marvelous fireworks from this waterfront destination. 


📍 Sparkman Wharf


Boat Parade

Head to Sparkman Wharf Thursday, July 4 from 4 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. for a spectacular Independence Day celebration hosted by Friends of the Riverwalk. Enjoy a day filled with festivities including a Water Ski Show, a patriotic Boat Parade, the Blessing of the Fleet, and a grand fireworks display. Register your boat to compete for prizes or simply come and enjoy the free entertainment; VIP tickets are available for an enhanced experience with seating, drinks, and food.


📍 Busch Gardens

July 4 Celebration

Busch Gardens fireworks display above Iron Gwazi

At Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay, from June 30 to July 4, celebrate Independence Day with an extended patriotic fireworks finale nightly. 


📍 Yacht StarShip

Firework Cruises

Yacht StarShip Firework Cruises

Celebrate the stars and stripes on the water with a spectacular 4th of July Fireworks Cruise! This 2-hour cruise includes an open bar, a buffet dinner, DJ entertainment and a spectacular fireworks finale! Dress code is resort casual.