Tag: Things to do in Tampa

Sunset Music Festival 2016 Dining Guide

May 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Sunset Music Festival 2016 Dining Guide

If you’re hungry at Sunset Music Festival this Memorial Day Weekend, there are plenty of great options to enjoy this year while enjoying one of the biggest EDM festivals in Florida! Sunset Music Festival is this Saturday and Sunday, May 28th and 29th of 2016, at Raymond James Stadium. Tickets are on-sale on EventBrite. Here are a […]

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Tampa Bay Margarita Festival this Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Tampa Bay Margarita Festival this Memorial Day Weekend

Cinco de Mayo may be over, but if you love margaritas there is another day that is HUGE in the City of Tampa for fans of this classic drink: The annual Tampa Bay Margarita Festival presented by Big City Events at Curtis Hixon Park in Downtown Tampa. This year’s festival will take place on Saturday, […]

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Sunset Music Festival 2016 this weekend!

May 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Sunset Music Festival 2016 this weekend!

Tampa’s biggest EDM party is this weekend. Celebrate your Memorial Day weekend in style at Sunset Music Festival, located at the Raymond James Stadium (4201 N Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, FL 33607). General Admission are on-sale and going fast – VIP is SOLD OUT to this event. 30,000+ people are expected to attend. On the line-up: Hardwell, […]

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Ybor Food Festival Saturday, May 14th

May 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Ybor Food Festival Saturday, May 14th

The Ybor Food Festival will commence on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 from 11AM-6PM. Over 60 food trucks and vendors will assemble at the Centro Asturiano de Tampa and offer a wide-variety of cuisines to the masses. Music will be provided by Sunset Music Festival with Nate Verde and Blunts & Blondes spinning. The event has […]

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Brews With Attitude 2016

May 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Brews With Attitude 2016

This Tuesday, May 10th of 2016 is the 6th Annual Brews with Attitude Craft Beer Festival from 6PM to 10PM at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre located at 4121 North 50th Street Tampa, FL 33610. Tickets are $40 and are available for purchase online via Eventbrite. The event is presented by Pepin Distributing. Over 100 craft beers […]

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Ybor City Latin Food Festival this Sunday, April 17

April 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Ybor City Latin Food Festival this Sunday, April 17

If you love Latin food, you definitely will want to come out on Sunday, April 17th from 11AM to 6PM to Centro Asturiano de Tampa located at 1913 N Nebraska Ave. Tampa, FL for the Ybor City Latin Food Festival. The event will feature a mixture of local food trucks and vendors serving various Latin cuisine and also […]

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LIVE: Eating around PhilFest Tampa 2016!

April 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
LIVE: Eating around PhilFest Tampa 2016!

I spent a few hours yesterday interviewing some of the food vendors at PhilFest 2016! The event is on-going until Sunday. Here are the videos. Here with Filipiniana Philippine Cafe at Philfest Tampa! Posted by Carlos Eats on Friday, April 1, 2016 Here with Mata's CarinDeria at Philfest Tampa! They are selling Filipino entrees, desserts, […]

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PhilFest Tampa 2016 this weekend April 1-3!

March 31, 2016 | By | Reply More
PhilFest Tampa 2016 this weekend April 1-3!

The annual PhilFest Tampa will happen this weekend in Tampa from Friday, April 1st to Sunday, April 3rd at The Philippine Cultural Enrichment Complex, which is located at 14301 Nine Eagles Drive, Tampa FL 33626. Admission tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. This is the 21st annual celebration of Philippine culture. […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Fest @ Centro Asturiano de Tampa

March 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
St. Patrick’s Day Fest @ Centro Asturiano de Tampa

Looking for something fun to do on Thursday for St. Patrick’s Day in Tampa? Come out to Centro Asturiano de Tampa (1913 N. Nebraska Ave. Tampa, FL 33602) and enjoy food trucks, drink specials, live music, and more from 4PM-10PM. Drinks will be served at the bar inside Centro Asturiano de Tampa. Live music will […]

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Carrollwood Burger Festival – 3/5

February 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Carrollwood Burger Festival – 3/5

This Saturday, March 5th, 2016 come out to the Carrollwood Burger Festival from 12PM-8PM at Harley-Davidson of Tampa located at 6920 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, FL 33614. Enjoy FREE admission to the event. The event is presented by Burger Culture Tampa which is parked daily at this location. Need a ride? Use LYFT code […]

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Ybor City Chocolate Festival – 2/20

February 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Ybor City Chocolate Festival – 2/20

Looking to indulge in a dangerously delightful chocolate affair? Come out for the Ybor City Chocolate Festival on Saturday, February 20th, 2016 from 12PM-8PM at Centro Asturiano de Tampa. Need a ride? Download Lyft and use the code YBORCHOCFEST to get a FREE $20 ride credit for the festival. Attendees are encouraged to carpool and use ride-share programs […]

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5th Annual Tampa Pig Jig this Saturday at Curtis Hixon Park

October 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
5th Annual Tampa Pig Jig this Saturday at Curtis Hixon Park

Foodies start your engines because this Saturday, October 24th, 2015 is the 5th Annual Tampa Pig Jig at Curtis Hixon Park (600 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL 33602) in Downtown Tampa from 12:00PM-10:00PM. Enjoy live music, great food, a BBQ competition featuring 50 teams, drinks, and games waterfront next to the Tampa Riverwalk. Photo credit: […]

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Heights Unites Benefit Bonanza 2015!

September 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Heights Unites Benefit Bonanza 2015!

Mark you calendar for Saturday, September 26th, 2015 from 2:00PM-9:00PM for Heights Unites Benefit Bonanza 2015. The event plans to raise over $10,000 for The Centre for Girls – Tampa. Centre for Girls is a safe space in Seminole Heights where girls can play, learn, create, and grow in a nurturing and fun environment. Teams […]

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Seminole Heights Taste of Asia happening September 5th

August 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Seminole Heights Taste of Asia happening September 5th

Mark your calendar for the Seminole Heights Taste of Asia happening on Saturday, September 5th, 2015 from 6PM-11PM at Generation Food Court located at 5210 North Florida Ave. Tampa, FL next to Red Star Rock Bar. The Seminole Heights Taste of Asia will feature a number of Asian food trucks, vendors, live entertainment, and performances in […]

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MOSI Festival of Chocolate this weekend!

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MOSI Festival of Chocolate this weekend!

The MOSI Festival of Chocolate is this weekend on April 18th and 19th from 10AM-6PM. The event will feature a Jr. Cocoa Couture Fashion Show will allow designers ages 7–17 to showcase their very own chocolate-inspired designs. Live professional competitions and cooking demonstrations will be held. Full Disclosure: MOSI has provided 2 tickets for giveaway on this […]

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Giveaway: Tampa Bay Bloody Mary Festival

April 13, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Giveaway: Tampa Bay Bloody Mary Festival

Love Sunday Funday? Big City Events is hosting the first Tampa Bay Bloody Mary festival presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 from 11AM-3PM at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. Read about the event on Carlos Drinks. Full Disclosure: I have received tickets to the Blood Mary Festival for this post which I will […]

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Taste the Best of Tampa Bay this Saturday!

April 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Taste the Best of Tampa Bay this Saturday!

Best of Tampa Bay is back for another year of delicious food this Saturday, April 11th. General Admission Tickets are $90 include all inclusive food and beverage offered by the area’s finest restaurants and caterers, open bar and live music on four stages. VIP Tickets are $150 and include all inclusive food and beverage offered by the area’s finest […]

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Festa Italiana this weekend!

April 7, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Festa Italiana this weekend!

The 18th Annual Festa Italiana will occur this weekend in Ybor City. The event started in 1997 as a one-day event that benefited the Italian Club of Tampa (L’Unione Italiana) and continues to honors Italian culture by showcasing Italian cuisine from Tampa Bay’s top caterers and restaurants, world-renowned performers, premier wine and spirits, and a […]

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Taste of South Tampa 2015

April 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Taste of South Tampa 2015

The 10th Annual Taste of South Tampa is this Sunday, April 12th, 2015 from 1:00PM-4:00PM at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The Taste of South Tampa is the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s signature annual event. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Metropolitan Ministries and a canned food drive will be held. Bring your non-perishable food items […]

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America Loves Bacon Festival coming 4/11

April 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
America Loves Bacon Festival coming 4/11

What word makes every foodie drool? BACON. Bacon has become so embedded into the food culture of this society that some restaurants have gone as far as to have exclusive bacon menus. A whole new level of bacon love has appeared with the America Loves Bacon Festival in Tampa, which promises 5,000 lbs. of bacon consumption […]

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9th Ybor Aficionado Days Tapas Trail this Saturday!

April 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
9th Ybor Aficionado Days Tapas Trail this Saturday!

The Ybor Aficionado Days Tapas Trail will return for its 9th year this Saturday, April 4th, 2015 and showcase 12 restaurants throughout Ybor City. This event celebrates the 129th anniversary of the manufacture of the first cigar on April 13, 1886 and offers a taste of Ybor City. The event is presented by the Ybor City Chamber […]

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PASKO 2014: Tampa Celebrates Philippine Christmas

December 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
PASKO 2014: Tampa Celebrates Philippine Christmas

The Philippine Cultural Foundation of Tampa will celebrate PASKO 2014: Philippine Christmas in association with Philippine Nurses Association, Gulf Coast Chapter on Sunday, December 21st, 2014 at the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center (14301 9 Eagles Dr. Tampa, FL 33626) from 12:00PM-6:00PM. The event will cost $3.00 (children ages 5 and under are FREE). Guests […]

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PAO Cafe’s Spooky Halloween Extravaganza this FRIDAY!

October 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
PAO Cafe’s Spooky Halloween Extravaganza this FRIDAY!

Come out to the PAO Cafe on Friday, October 24th, 2014 for a spooky extravaganza! The PAO Cafe will be celebrating Halloween and have food trucks in front of the cafe with a spooky twist! Even better! PAO Cafe will have a photobooth and costume contest – wear your most unique Halloween attire and receive […]

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A Night in Tokyo 5 tickets on-sale! Japanese food and entertainment!

October 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
A Night in Tokyo 5 tickets on-sale! Japanese food and entertainment!

The 5th Annual A Night in Tokyo is coming up on Sunday, October 19th, 2014 from 6PM-9PM at the University of South Florida Tampa Marshall Student Center Ballrooms. This annual signature event presented by the Japanese Club at USF (USF J-Club for short) promotes Japanese culture to USF and the surrounding community and involves a […]

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National Cuban Sandwich Festival 2014

March 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
National Cuban Sandwich Festival 2014

The 3rd annual National Cuban Sandwich Festival will occur on Saturday, March 22nd and Sunday, March 23rd of 2014 from 10:30AM-5:30PM and will be held at Centennial Park in historic Ybor City @ 1800 E. 8th Street. The event is presented by Latin Times Media. City of Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn has named March “Cuban Sandwich Month”. The […]

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