Tampa Theatre Oscars (Sun. Feb. 28)
Join Tampa Theatre for its 17th annual Hollywood Awards Night Red Carpet Reception. The night beings at 7 p.m. with a limo ride and walk along the red carpet while viewing the pre-show live telecast. Enjoy a drink or two at the cash bar while watching ABC’s live coverage of the Academy Awards.
Matilda (Now- Feb. 28)
Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards, is Matilda the Musical. It’s a story of a brilliant imaginative girl who overcomes obstacles of her cruel parents and a bully principal. She is determined to change her story. It’s a great Broadway musical to bring the kids to see, with catchy songs and a heart-warming message. Tickets are on sale now for the matinee and evening shows at the Straz center throughout this weekend.
Rays Fan Fest (Feb. 27)
The Tampa Bay Rays will host the 20th annual Rays Fan Fest Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tropicana Field, with early entry at 10:00 a.m. for Rays Season Ticket Holders. The free event will offer fans access to current players, coaches, alumni and broadcasters, including autograph and photo sessions on the field.
Beer, Bourbon and Barbecue Festival (Feb. 27)
Curtis Hixon Park turns into a Hoedown this weekend for the original festival with 60 beers, 40 bourbons, lots of BBQ & live music. Your admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-CARE –TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon. Get your tickets to the event from 12 to 6pm, as they stop by Tampa as a part of their 10th anniversary national tour.
Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie's Doorway to Magic (Feb. 27)
Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and the comical duo of Donald and Goofy at the Amalie Arena as 25 of your favorite Disney characters surprise and captivate at every turn of the knob! With special appearances by Snow White, Tinker Bell and Aladdin’s Genie, you never know what to expect or who might join in the fun.