Tampa - What's on When
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January - Gasparilla Pirate Fest
A parade of pirates, a bucanneer ship, an 'invasion brunch' and street festival around Hillsborough Bay and the Tampa Convention Centre.
February - Florida State Fair
Get closer to the agriculture industry and its livestock, products, plus amusements and rides at Florida State Fairgrounds off Interstate 4.
March - Annual Hyde Park Village Art Fair
Sculptures, paintings, jewelery, photographs, ceramics and more fill the tree-lined streets, accompanied by live music.
April - Tampa Bay Blues Fest
Vinoy Waterfront Park in St. Petersburg is the location for this three day festival of American blues in a lush setting.
May - Pathfinder Fun Fest & Fin Flotilla
Fort DeSoto Park in St. Petersburg stages a huge race between lots of rubber animals (turtles, dolphins, alligators, etc.) for prizes.
June - Free Zoo Admission for Dad
Lowry Park Zoo offers free admission to fathers for Father's Day weekend when they are accompanied by a paying child or adult ticket.
July - Channelside July 4th Celebration
Free festivities and family fun at Channelside Plaza, with live music and entertainment during the day, followed by fireworks at 9pm.
August - Wazoo Beer Fest
This annual festival features 250 global beers and beverages, local food and live music within Lowry Park Zoo's Safari Lodge.
September - Night of the iguana
This annual taste test fest has food from Tampa Bay's best restaurants, plus a bar, live music, auctions and more at Mainsail Suites Hotel.
October - Howl-o-Scream
A variety of haunted houses, rollercoaster rides in the dark and several scare zones at Busch Gardens theme park.
November - Ybor City Heritage & Cigar Festival
One of the premier all-ages festivals in the Tampa Bay area.
December - Victorian Christmas Stroll
The Henry B. Plant Museum presents this stroll at the 1891 Tampa Bay Hotel along the Hillsborough River, with free cider and biscuits.