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  • viva_la_musica
    April 18, 2013
    Celebrate Latin music this month at Busch Gardens’ Viva La Música concert series running each Sunday through May 5. The family-friendly event features live salsa, merengue and Spanish pop performances from award-winning Latin artists. Enjoy flavorful cuisine provided by local favorite Taco Bus , and savor the tropical drinks including pineapple water and hibiscus lemonade. Busch Gardens will also serve Latin food from pork asado fajitas to empanadas, arepas, frozen margaritas and...
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    April 5, 2013
    The American Invitational horse jumping event is returning to Tampa Bay on this Saturday, April 6 at Raymond James Stadium . The only horse jumping event large enough to take place inside an NFL stadium, the American Invitational jumping competition consists of the top 30 riders in the league. For those kids who enjoy jumping, there’s a Just World International Horseless show before the event (at 4 p.m.) with a special arena set up for kids to jump over a miniature Grand Prix course...
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    March 21, 2013
    This Friday, March 22, the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and the Salvador Dali Museum are offering discounted general admission of $20 for both attractions. Throughout the weekend (March 23-24), the Dali Museum will continue to offer discounted admission of $10 (regularly $21/person) for those with a Grand Prix ticket. Single Admission tickets can be purchased at the Dalí Museum entrance. The museum is open from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and noon-5:30 p.m. on Sunday. The
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    March 9, 2013
    Tampa Bay’s weeklong PGA TOUR event, the Tampa Bay Championship , tees off March 11 at Innisbrook, a Salamandar Golf & Spa Resort . Follow the players and be as close as possible to the action on the Copperhead Course, recently rated the #3 Best Florida Course by Golf Week . Luke Donald, the world’s number-one player for much of 2012 and currently ranked #3 in the world, is the defending champion. A list of players expected to participate can be found here . The weekly schedule...
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    March 4, 2013
    Happy Monday, Tampa Bay! The Tampa Bay Sports Commission dropping by to preview the week ahead here at the TBSC. TBSC TODAY Well, it’s race week! That’s right; the Inaugural Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon at Adventure Island is just five days away (Saturday, March 9). Already experiencing optimistic anticipation throughout the Tampa Bay community, we hope that you can let your youth be part of this newest tradition. The event targets youth ages 7-15 with the only requirement for any
  • expedition_w640
    March 1, 2013
    Please join me in supporting Mother Ocean and Expedition Florida 500 (XF500) this weekend to support Tampa Bay’s waterways and coastline by attending one of their upcoming events (see attached). XF500 is a modern-day exploration of Florida’s coastline, waterways, and aquatic ecosystem as seen through the eyes of the waterman. 2013 is Florida’s 500th anniversary since Ponce de Leon landed on Florida's coastline back in 1513; in celebration of this momentous occasion,...
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    February 28, 2013
    Freshly made strawberry shortcake , an exhilarating midway with carnival rides, games and delicious treats along with an entertainment line-up featuring today’s hottest acts can only mean one thing – Plant City’s Florida Strawberry Festival is well underway! Ranked among the Top 40 Fairs in North America , this year's festival opens on Feb. 28, and continues through Mar. 10, 2013. Each day the fun starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 10 p.m. so you’ll have plenty of...
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    February 15, 2013
    Join the action and gear up for an exciting baseball season this Saturday, February 16 at Rays Fan Fest ! This free, family-friendly event takes place at Tropicana Field from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fans can choose from a variety of interactive activities including: Raymond and DJ Kitty Photo Op Power Alley Batting Cages MOR Kids Interactive Zone Player Autographs and Appearances Game Area Benefitting the Rays Baseball Foundation, fans will also get a chance to purchase one-of-a-kind Rays
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    February 14, 2013
    Hey there hockey fans! Jerm here with a lovely hockey bay Tampa Bay post for you on Valentines Day! What better way for you to spend this day with your significant other than to go watch the Tampa Bay Lightning kick some Capital tail! Even better than just watching the game, the first 1,000 Facebook or FourSquare check-ins tonight get a Bolts-themed, Valentine’s Day cupcake! Now that is a sweet deal if I have heard one! The Bolts look to bounce back after a tough recent overtime loss to...
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    February 2, 2013
    Looking for somewhere to enjoy the “Big Game” this weekend in Tampa Bay? Gaspar’s Grotto, located in Ybor City, Tampa’s Historic Latin Quarter is hosting their 2 nd Annual Super Bowl Party. For only $30 enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet and all-you-can-drink domestic drafts, house wines and well cocktails. If you didn’t go last year, make sure you go this year… you don’t want to miss this party and at only $30 it may be one of the hottest Super Bowl...