Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events (Sept 16th-18th)

Weekend Events

Friday, September 16th

Art on the House

Come visit the museum on Friday night to enjoy all the exhibitions on display.

Time: 4 pm – 8 pm

Cost: Pay-as-you-will admission to the museum

Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa

MOMs-Logo-200_wM.O.M’s Friday Night Market

The M.O.M’s Friday Night Market was created to enhance the downtown New Port Richey community and a portion of the vendor fees are donated to Pasco Pet Fest.

Time: 5 pm – 9 pm

Cost: Free

Location:  5628 Main St, New Port Richey

Babies”R”Us Pokeman Trade, Play & Collect -Wesley Chapel


Pokeman Trade, Play & Collect Event.

Time: 5 pm

Location: 6105 Wesley Grove Blvd, Wesley Chapel

Cost: Free

Saturday, September 17th

Ybor City Saturday Market

Ybor-City-Saturday-Market-300x186You’ll be sure to find great produce at great prices, gourmet foods & sauces, fresh baked breads, prepared foods, herbs & plants, pet treats, honey, fine cigars, unique gifts, photography, artwork, jewelry, woodworking, bath & body products,  candles & so much more!

Time:  9 am – 1 pm

Cost: Free

Location:  Centennial Park, 1901 19th St, Tampa

Michaels Kids Club

Let your kids (ages 3+) explore their creativity while you shop!

Time:  10 am – 12 pm

Cost: $2 (includes supplies)

Location: 3804 S. Dale Mabry Hwy, Ste A, Tampa; 14829 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Carrollwood; 2564 W. Brandon Blvd., Brandon; 229 W. Alexander St, Plant City

Beer & Burger Throwdown at Raymond James Stadium


If you love beer and burgers, you do not want to miss this, Tampa! Over 15 of the best local burger restaurants competing for Best Burger in the Bay, Best Unoriginal Burger, Best Ethnic Burger, Best Brew and more!

Time: 12 pm – 7 pm

Location: Raymond James Stadium, 4201 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa

Cost: $10 entry (Entry does not include food samples)

Strawberry Classic Car Show


Enjoy classic cars in historic downtown Plant City.

Time: 4 pm – 8 pm

Location: Union Station Depot, 102 N. Palmer Street, Plant City

Cost: Free to the public

Sunday, September 18th

Studio Movie Grill: Toons Series: MIRACULOUS: TALES OF LADYBUG & CAT NOIR

Check out popular children’s television and direct-to-DVD titles on the big screen before you can buy them in stores! Each feature is a perfect one hour movie experience for young children.

Time: 10 am

Cost: $3 per person

Location: 12332 University Mall Ct, Tampa

Free Farm Tour at Sweetwater Organic Farm


Join Farmers Travis and Jenise for an informative (and free) tour of Sweetwater Farm. This walking tour will include information on what’s in season, how their small scale farm operates, and organic agriculture. Please bring something to drink and wear close-toed shoes. Apply sunscreen and bug spray before you reach the farm. Supervised children are welcome. Well-behaved, leashed dogs also welcome.

Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 pm

Location:  6942 West Comanche Ave. Tampa

Cost: Free

ViVa Tampa Bay Hispanic Heritage Festival



Guests will enjoy delicious Latin foods, festivities and local band performances dedicated to Hispanic Heritage. Cultural dance exhibitions and recognition of our city’s most influential Hispanic leaders who will be receiving the prestigious Heritage Award in business, community, health and more! To include the category of the Amigo and Amiga award, an award presented to someone of non-Hispanic ancestry for doing so much for the Hispanic community!

Time: 11 am – 6 pm

Location: Historic Centennial Park Ybor City, 1800 E. 8th Ave., Tampa

Cost: Free