Category Archives: In + Around Tampa Bay

A Complete A to Z List of Fun Things to Do in Tampa Bay

The ABC’s of Tampa Bay represents an array of activities, history and education spread between the entire Tampa Bay Area that encompasses Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and our suburbs. I never realized how much was available in this city, I could add 100 more locations to visit. Our list pulls together all the different terrains […]

Free Summer Fun: Famous LEGO Art Exhibit Visits Tampa

When Nathan Sawaya was 10 years old, he asked his parents for a dog. When they refused, he built himself a life-size dog out of LEGO bricks. The determined boy grew up to become an NYC corporate lawyer. But later, Nathan returned to his art. Today, he travels the world showcasing his inspiring collection of […]

Food, Fun, and Flights: Visit the Airport with TPA All Access

Tampa International Airport’s TPA All Access program lets you visit the airport without having to buy a plane ticket! Gather the family and go check out some airplanes! Let’s visit the airport and see some planes! Growing up in Tampa, my brothers and I loved going to the airport when friends and family came to […]

Drive-Ins, Dive-Ins and Outdoor Summer Movies

What do you get when you cross five drive-in movie theatres, an olympic-size pool, an inflatable outdoor screen, pizza and your own backyard? You get some pretty awesome family movie nights! Here’s the 2014 Summer Outdoor Movie Experiences in and around the Tampa Bay Area. I’ll bet there are more, and if you know of […]

The Best Tampa Bay Parks for Kids and Families

I never truly appreciated the parks in Tampa Bay prior to having a kid. Post motherhood, the parks system in Tampa Bay is an intricate map of destinations that I can use to tire out a toddler and guarantee a nice, long nap. The parks in our cities are outstanding for families. Exploring the city […]

Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {October 16 – 18}

Friday, October 16 MOMs Friday Night Market on Main Details: M.O.M’s Friday Night Market was created to enhance the downtown New Port Richey community and to add shopping and entertainment options on Friday evenings. The majority of the vendor fee proceeds will be donated to Pasco Pet Fest, and Guardian ad Litem Foundation. The Market is held weekly […]

Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {November 20 – 22}

Friday, November 20 Tampa’s Downtown on Ice Grand Opening Time: 4:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m. Cost: Free skating until 6:00 p.m.; $12 per person for 90 minutes of skating (includes skates) Location:  Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida Great Explorations Parents’ Night Out Drop off your children, ages 4-10, for a night of fun at the museum, while you […]

Around The Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events (June 20, 21, 22)

Friday, June 20 Food Truck Friday – Largo Pool A little Friday night fun, Food Truck style! Local food truck vendors will be at Southwest Pool (prices and foods varies per food truck vendor) for you to enjoy as you splash and swim around in the pool with fun games, rafts, and music. Time: 7 – 9 p.m. Cost: $3-$6 Location: Southwest Pool, […]