This weekend, Tampa Bay is in the spotlight with amazing comedy duos, stellar musical performances and a full-out celebration of Pride! Here’s your top 6 events you don’t want to miss this weekend in Tampa Bay!
Shawn and Marlon Wayans Standup
Improv in Centro Ybor | Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29
This hilarious duo is bringing their must-see standup to Tampa this weekend. You may remember these guys from In Living Color which aired in the 90’s or all the Scary Movie movies and who could forget White Chicks. Tickets start at $35, for more information visit: www.improvtampa.com
Bad @ss Beerfest |Tampa Bay Brewing | Saturday, June 28 | 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Celebrate the groundbreaking of Tampa Bay Brewing Company’s new location (13937 Monroes Business Park, Tampa) this weekend with a beerfest benefiting the Wounded Warriors of Tampa and South Tampa. Sip on craft beers from 26 local breweries, chow down on barbequed food and enjoy live music by the Black Honkeys. Tickets are $35 (in advance) and $50 at the door. For more information visit: http://www.tampabaybrewingcompany.com/
Phantogram | Ritz Ybor | Sunday, June 29 | 7 p.m.
Formerly known as Charlie Everywhere, this American electronic rock duo from New York is headed to the Ritz in Ybor Sunday night. The duo consists of two junior high school best friends, Sarah Barthel (vocals and keyboard) and Josh Carter (vocals and guitar) and their music is best described as “street beat, psych pop”. Tickets start at $20. For more information visit: http://theritzybor.com/
Hot Chelle Rae | Busch Gardens Tampa | Saturday, June 28 | 8:30 p.m.
Kicking off the summer’s “Saturday Summer Nights” concert series at Busch Gardens the pop-rock group, Hot Chelle Rae will rock you all through the night. The concert series is in addition to the annual “Summer Nights” which features extended theme park hours, acrobatic shows and even a major fireworks finale. For more information visit: http://seaworldparks.com/en/buschgardens-tampa/
St. Pete Pride Block Party and Night Parade | St. Petersburg | Saturday, June 28
St. Pete Pride Festival | St. Petersburg | Sunday, June 29 | 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The largest LGBT pride event in Florida draws more than 100,000 people to downtown St. Petersburg for a two-day street festival and celebration. The block party and night parade begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday between the streets of 22nd and 27th along Central Avenue. On Sunday, more than 300 exhibitors will take over St. Petersburg for this annual celebration featuring former Motown recording artist and gospel sensation Vernessa Mitchell. For more info on Tampa Bay Pride Events visit: http://www.visittampabay.com/tampa-events/pride/
Splash Sundays | Epicurean Hotel | Sunday, June 29 | 12:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunshine and champagne!!! Sip on handcrafted cocktails and champagne at Tampa's hottest upscale pool party presented by Moet Ice at the new Epicurean Hotel in South Tampa. Admission is $15 (in advance) or $20 (at the door) and you must be 21+ to attend. For more information visit: http://epicureanhotel.com/
Ignite the Night with these July 4th celebrations in Tampa
Looking to make some fun plans for July 4th weekend, we’ve got you covered with all the things to do in Tampa Bay here: http://bit.ly/1lk4xt7
Beer and Loathing in Las Vegas | Tampa Theatre | Saturday, July 17 | 7 p.m.VIP/8 p.m. GA
Enjoy craft beers from local brewers, snacks and samples from some of Tampa’s top independent restaurants. Everyone is encouraged to dress as their favorite character or come in a “Loathing”-inspired costume. For ticket info and details visit: http://tampatheatre.org/
Katy Perry | Tampa Bay Times Forum | Monday, June 30 | 7 p.m.
America’s most adorable pop music singer, songwriter and actress is stopping by Tampa for her THE PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR and we couldn’t be more excited! For more info visit: http://www.tampabaytimesforum.com/
Target Tuesday | Glazer Children’s Museum | Tuesday, July 1 | 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Enjoy FREE admission thanks to Target on “Target Tuesdays” at the Glazer Children’s Museum from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information visit: http://glazermuseum.org/