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Things to do in Tampa Bay | October 1 – 3, 2021

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This weekend is jam-packed with tons of fun Fall mazes and pumpkin patchesYbor City Saturday Market, and Hillsborough County Fair to name a few.  Let me know what events you have attended. I love the hear from you!  If you have an event you would like me to feature, just let me know. 

Tampa Bay: Family Friendly Events

Busch Gardens Events 2021  Tampa Florida Check out link for Special events Aug 13th – Oct 31st (Bier Fest), Howl-O-Scream Sept 10th – October 31st, Kids Weekends Oct 2nd – Oct 31st and from Nov 12th – Jan 2nd Christmas Town.

Tusks to Tails: A Fossil History of Florida  Tampa Bay History Center 801 Old Water St Tampa, (813) 228-0097 10 AM  – 5 PM extended thru January 2022

Scream-A-Geddon: Florida’s Premier Horror Park   Tampa Florida’s newest haunt experience will feature 6 terrifying attractions in 1 location!  27839 Saint Joe Road Dade City, FL 33525 through October 31st

Fall Pumpkin Festival &  Haunted Barn in Odessa at the Raprager Family Farms – Grand opening is Saturday, Sept 25th and runs thru October 30th. It’s Raprager Family Farms 2nd annual Fall Pumpkin Festival! There are more activities than ever and many improvements. In addition to our standard attractions (hayrides, hay chute slide, 80′ bounce pillow, petting zoo, kids fort, corn pit, gem mining ($), face painting ($), pony rides ($)) we have numerous holiday attractions, including a huge variety of pumpkins and gourds, haunted barn and cemetery, a mini crop maze, a children’s haunted house (inflatable), tons of vendors, holiday country décor, live entertainment and so much more.
Open from 9am to 9pm Friday and Saturday and 9am to 7pm on Sunday. Bring your friends, family, and phones for pictures. This will be an amazing event! 

Fall mazes and pumpkin patches: It may not be sweater weather around here yet, but you can head to the countryside for a taste of fall. In Masaryktown, south of Brooksville, the HarvestMoon Fun Farm and nearby Sweetfields Farm both have fall setups on select days Saturday-Nov. 7. At HarvestMoon, you’ll find a 5-acre corn maze with a cow train, pedal cars, barnyard games, a petting farm, pumpkin patch and tree house. $13.95, 2 and younger free at harvestmoonfl.com. 15990 Stur St., Masaryktown. 727-326-3256. There’s also a corn maze in October at Sweetfields, where they offer a hayride, a hay play area, crafts, games and a pumpkin patch. $9.75 for age 3 and older at sweetfieldsfarm.com. 17250 Benes Roush Road, Masaryktown. 352-279-0977. In Plant City, the Fox Squirrel Corn Maze will be running weekends Oct. 9-24 with the added bonus of hayrides, horseback riding and a free bluegrass band. $11, $10 ages 3-17. 3002 Charlie Taylor Road N, Plant City. See futchentertainment.com.

Light Show: Starting Friday, a South Tampa home turns itself into a computerized, drive-through neighborhood Halloween light show with more than 200,000 strings of lights. Shows last about 20 minutes and feature popular songs like The Devil Went Down to Georgia . Donations for charity are accepted. This year’s event benefits Clothes to Kids. 4412 W Sylvan Ramble St., Tampa. sylvanramblelights.com.

Tampa Pro: The Skatepark of Tampa, or SPoT as it’s known to fans, is hosting the 27th edition of Tampa Pro on Oct. 15-17. Over the years it has become one of the most important tournaments on the skateboarding calendar, drawing top names in the sport and famous fans like Lil Wayne. $15, or $60 for a weekend pass, at skateparkoftampa.com/tickets

Pops in the Park: Pack a blanket and picnic for free music under the stars, a Florida Orchestra tradition for nearly 30 years. The show features film scores, Broadway hits and symphonic favorites as Daniel Black conducts. Free. The show starts at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg and Oct. 17 at River Tower Park in Tampa.

Here’s what’s happening this weekend
List of Events this weekend – too many to list! 

Tampa Bay: FRIDAY, October 1st

Gothic Soirée at the SpookEasy Lounge 7pm – Midnight 1919 East 7th Ave Tampa, Dress in your Gothic best and we’ll set the mood – serving kava, botanical teas, and coffee all evening. Gothic dress code is not required, but definitely encouraged! Don’t have gothic attire? That’s okay – we’d still love to host you. thru December 17, 2021

Hillsborough County Fair – The Hillsborough County Fair will be showcasing the agricultural (Youth Livestock), Beef Cook-off, Pie eating contest, educational displays, Crafts, Rides, Selecting harvest queens pageant to serve as ambassadors to the fair , industrial history, and social fabric of a Tampa Bay community. Hillsboorgh County Video

Tampa Bay: SATURDAY, October 2nd

Ybor City Saturday Market 9am – 1pm  Centennial Park Ybor City Join us at Historic Ybor City Centennial Park this Saturday  for this free, open-air market! At the Ybor City Saturday Market, you’ll find amazing products made by local artists, artisans and independent businesses. Gourmet foods & sauces, teas, coffees, cupcakes, cookies, French macarons, fresh baked breads, prepared foods, pet treats, honey, fine cigars, unique, one of a kind gifts, photography, artwork, jewelry, woodworking, handmade bath and body products, candles, and so much more!!

Glazer Children’s Museum Birth Bash From 10am – 3pm  Every year, you can party with us to celebrate our birthday at GCM’s Birthday Bash! With another year of play and discovery in Downtown Tampa comes our Birthday Bash packed with special guests and plenty of surprises for all of our party guests. Bring your friends, family, and little party animals to enjoy a day of celebrating another year of play.

Hillsborough County Fair – The Hillsborough County Fair will be showcasing the agricultural (Youth Livestock), Beef Cook-off, Pie eating contest, educational displays, Crafts, Rides, Selecting harvest queens pageant to serve as ambassadors to the fair , industrial history, and social fabric of a Tampa Bay community. Hillsboorgh County Video

Tampa Bay: SUNDAY, October 3rd


Yoga in the Park-SunAM-Julian B Lane from 10:30am – 11:30am every Sunday thru October 24th

Hillsborough County Fair – The Hillsborough County Fair will be showcasing the agricultural (Youth Livestock), Beef Cook-off, Pie eating contest, educational displays, Crafts, Rides, Selecting harvest queens pageant to serve as ambassadors to the fair , industrial history, and social fabric of a Tampa Bay community. Hillsboorgh County Video  *** Lasty Day***

Mark your calendar for these Future Events: 

Beards & Bands For Bradley Benefit For BH3
Park Square at Fishhawk 16132 Churchview Drive, Lithia| SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2021 AT 12 PM – 9 PM

Tampa Bay Home Show – Tampa Convention Center 10am – 5 pm on October 23rd and 24th 

Ybor City Saturday Market 9am – 1pm  Centennial Park Ybor City Join us at Historic Ybor City Centennial Park this Saturday  for this free, open-air market! At the Ybor City Saturday Market, you’ll find amazing products made by local artists, artisans and independent businesses. Gourmet foods & sauces, teas, coffees, cupcakes, cookies, French macarons, fresh baked breads, prepared foods, pet treats, honey, fine cigars, unique, one of a kind gifts, photography, artwork, jewelry, woodworking, handmade bath and body products, candles, and so much more!! Oct 16,30 Nov 6,20,27 Dec 11,18


Second Sunday Art Walk + Vendor Fair at Armature Works 11am – 3pm Free The event will feature a rotating cast of artisanal artists and makers selling handmade goods, jewelry, art, wood-work, gifts plus so much more in the Gathering space at Armature Works. Held the Second Sunday of the Month Oct 10th, Nov 14th and Dec 12th

Family Fun Run location Highland Recreation Complex Largo FL (727) 518-3016 for more information – Spooky Trail Fun Run – Fri, October 8 at 7pm


Oktoberfest Tampa 2021  Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park from 4PM – 6PM The Festival of Gemütlichkeit is hosting it’s 11th Annual event on October 8, 9, 10 – 2021 in downtown Tampa! Featuring our Outrageous Bavarian Games, live music, cold beer and Bavarian fare. Fun for all ages

Clearwater Jazz Holiday This weekend we were excited to sponsor both a jazz duo and quartet performance as part of the Glazer Children’s Museum Celebration in Tampa and giving opportunities for young and local musicians. Participating musicians were Alex Malkovich, Isaac Mingus, Cole Hazlitt,  Ayrias Pedigo, Kool & The Gang, Gloria Gaynor, Snarky Puppy and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. When you attend CJH events you support year-round Education & Outreach and performance opportunities!  October 14 – 17, 2021.
CJH Education & Outreach
www.clearwaterjazz.com/education
Clearwater Jazz Holiday
October 14-17, 2021
www.clearwaterjazz.com
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CJH Presents Wanderlust
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Reggae Rise Up Florida Festival 2021 October 21 – October 24 from 5PM to 10PM
VINOY PARK
701 BAYSHORE DR NE
ST. PETERSBURG, FL
33701
THURSDAY 10/21:
ARTIST TBA
FRIDAY 10/22:
Damian “jr gong” Marley + Tribal Seeds
Fortunate Youth + (TBA) + BALLYHOO!
Giant Panda Guerilla Dus Squad + (TBA)
Vana Liya + CLoud9 Vibes + Tribe Of I
SATURDAY 10/23:
Slightly Stoopid + SOJA
Collie Buddz + HIRIE + The Expendables
(TBA) + Keznamdi + The Elovaters
The Ries Brothers + 4th & Orange + Tropico Blvd
SUNDAY 10/24:
Dirty Heads + Iration
(TBA) + The Movement + Badfish
Landon Macnamara + Katastro + Resinated
DUBBEST + Summer Survivors

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