Labor Day is here, marking the end to another fun-filled summer here in Tampa Bay. Whether you’re looking to spend some quality time with the family or hit up the party scene, we have something for everyone. Discover all the treasure that awaits.
UNDER THE SEA WITH PHOTOGRAPHY (6 p.m. Friday)
Celebrate photography this Friday, Sept. 4, 6-8 p.m. at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. This month’s featured Artist, Bob Blanchard, will be unveiling his latest exhibition: Marvels of the Reef: An Exhibition of Underwater Photography. The evening includes an opening reception with refreshments provided by Pane Rustica followed with a discussion by Bob Blanchard about the exhibit. The event is free for FMoPA members and students with ID. A $10 donation is suggested for not-yet members.
CHRIS BROWN in CONCERT (7 p.m. Friday)
Not in an artsy mood? Dance the night away at the Chris Brown concert at the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Ampitheatre. The popular R&B singer will be joined by Kid Ink, Omarion, Fetty Wap, French Montana as well as Teyana Taylor. This star-studded event is sure to sellout fast so get your tickets now!
KIDS GET IN FREE (all day Saturday)
Take your kids on an animal adventure this Saturday, Sept. 5, at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo. Bring the whole family along without worrying about the strain on your wallet! Up to four kids get free admission with each full-priced adult admission purchased. Every Saturday in September, the zoo will feature QuePasZoo, a showcase of Latin culture in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month.
FIRST RESPONDERS GET IN FREE (all month)
Are you a Florida First Responder who loves roller coasters? If so, we have a great deal for you! As part of the “September Salute”, Busch Gardens Tampa is honoring first responders by giving them free admission to the park and a special rate of $50 for up to four friends and family as well. Make sure to register online to get your tickets and head over to the park this weekend while this special offer is still available!
END OF SUMMER WHITE PARTY (8 p.m. Sunday)
Send summer off with a bang at the first ever Hot 101.5 White Party. Join in on the fun poolside at the WXYZ Bar at the Aloft Hotel this Sunday, Sept. 6 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Ladies are free and it’s only $5 for guys. A DJ will be spinning and Hot 101.5 is giving away a trip to L.A. to hang out with Selena Gomez!
DISCOUNTED WATER BIKE RIDES (Monday)
Tampa Bay Water Bike, located on the waterfront just outside the Tampa Convention Center, will send you on skimming across the sparkling water of the bay and Hillsborough River under pedal power for $20 this weekend. But hurry up -- you need to register by 10 p.m. Friday with a discount code LD15.