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Tampa Bay Ice Cream Festival – Sunday July 17th St. Pete Pier 11 AM – 8 PM

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day on the St Pete Pier with the Tampa Bay Ice Cream Festival on July 17th, 2022. Enjoy ice cream and other sweet frozen treats (for purchase) from over a dozen vendors serving their best creations from soft served, craft scoop ice cream, gelatos, popsicles, and more. Be the judge and vote for the first ever BEST ICE CREAM in Tampa Bay award.
Event is free and open to the public. Rain or Shine.
Participating vendors:

Astro Craft Ice Cream

What’s Shakin Gourmet Milkshakes

Hyppo Gourmet Popsicle

Lava Ice Shop

Mayday Ice Cream

Whit’s Frozen Custard

Spa Beach Bistro

Happy’s Ice Cream

Queen Bee Ice Cream & Treats

JT’s Tropical Snow

Sweet Island Snow

Small Batch Creamery

Kona Ice

Great Heights Creamery

Softee The King

Anthony’s Homemade Italian Ice

Paciugo Gelato & Cafe

Carousels Soft Serve Icery

Looshkos

And more to be determined

Red Barn Flea Market in Bradenton: A Place You Can Come With The Whole Family. Lots Of Vendors, Lots of Merchandise & Lots of Fun for Everybody. Tuesday through Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm Video! 

Plant City Farm & Flea Market  Open 7-day “Plant City Farm & Flea Market” Farmers Mkt. Wholesale produce is primarily “sold in cases” Open to the Public 6 am – 6 pm. “Flea market is on Wednesday only.”

Aqua Nights The Florida Aquarium FRIDAY AT 5 PM – 8 PM July 15, 22, 29 & August 5
Flow back in time with Aqua Nights at The Florida Aquarium!
Fridays during the month of July (and Aug 5!), we’re open until 8pm!
Have a far-out, groovy, awesome, wicked good time with music, themed activities and more from the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s!


Summer Circus Spectacular 2022 Now through Aug 13th  Join us as we celebrate the rich circus heritage of Southwest Florida, with edge-of-your seat entertainment for “children of all ages.”
Tuesday – Friday 11 AM  & 2 PM
Saturday 2 PM & 5 PM
Tickets at ringling.org or 941-360-7399


Laser Light Nights at The Bishop  (check for actual days and times) The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature. Break out the big hair and acid-washed denim—Laser Light Nights are back at The Bishop at 7 pm of Science and Nature! Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night from May 26 through August 13, we are rocking out to some of your favorite artists in the Planetarium! Various food options are available every night for pre-purchase with your tickets. Drinks are available for purchase onsite with cash or a card. Tickets are going fast—get yours today!

2022 Regal Summer Movie Express $2.00 Tuesdays and Wednesdays through August 31, 2022.

FRIDAY, July 15th - National Respect Canada Day*

*National Respect Canada Day celebrated on July 15. Canada, often known as the Great White North, is a beautiful country with much to be proud of, which makes its national holiday well-deserved. Canada is ranked sixth in terms of entrepreneurship and seventh in terms of the ease with which you can start a new firm. The law enforcement in Canada makes it one of the safest places to live in the world. Many world-famous musicians, singers, and actors have come from Canada. Not to mention its breathtaking nature; the spectacular vistas of gorgeous lakes and snow-capped mountains. For all this and more, we have National Respect Canada Day.

METROCON is a for fans, by fans anime convention featuring celebrity guests, exhibitors, and the most unique and exciting convention entertainment in the multiverse! July 15 -17, 2022
At METROCON, we strive to bring you the best convention experience possible. We pack four days full of anime, video games, comic books, sci-fi, fantasy, film, and more at the Tampa Convention Center every summer, with a focus on our roots – anime and video games.

Saturday, July 16th - National Atomic Veterans Day*

*National Atomic Veterans’ Day is observed on July 16. On July 15, 2021, The President proclaimed July 16, 2021, as National Atomic Veterans’ Day and called upon all Americans to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and activities that honor the atomic veterans. President Biden signed legislation into law to recognize atomic veterans as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022. The legislation also requires the President to issue a proclamation every year, calling on the United States to observe National Atomic Veterans’ Day.

Tampa’s Biggest Birthday Bash Free  · 1710 N Highland Ave, Tampa 11 AM – 3 PM Waterworks Park
Tampa is turning 135 and you’re invited to the party to celebrate!
We are hosting Tampa’s Biggest Birthday Party!
Join us at Water Works Park in Tampa as we bring Tampa’s favorite businesses ad family resources as well as the best Party and Event companies in the Tampa Bay area to one location!
Party and have fun with interactive exhibits, games, prizes, live entertainment, food trucks and more! Meet companies that serve our community and families and get contacts and inspiration for planning your own Birthdays, Showers, Graduations, Anniversaries and other events!
Waterworks Park features a playground, spray park, dog park and is next door to Armature Works along Tampa’s beautiful Riverwalk!

SharkCon 8 (2022) Florida State Fairgrounds 9 AM – 5 PM 
SharkCon 8 comes back bigger and better with the stars of the shark world from National Geographic, Shark Week, scientists, and celebrities. We will have more shark themed exhibits, activities and vendors. Also tons of scuba and watersports. 


Red Barn Flea Market in Bradenton: A Place You Can Come with The Whole Family. Lots Of Vendors, Lots of Merchandise & Lots of Fun for Everybody. Tuesday through Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm Video! 

Ybor City Saturday Market 9 am – 1 pm Centennial Park Ybor City Join us at Historic Ybor City, located at Centennial Park is ten ams2 pm, y-friendly, pet friendly, and freeAn open-air market! You will find unique products made by local artists, artisans, and independent businesses. Gourmet foods & sauces, teas, coffees, cupcakes, cookies, French macarons, fresh-b10 ambre2 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. 

Saturday Morning Market 101 1st Avenue Southeast Saint Petersburg 9 am – 2 pm more than 100 booths, Local Farmers with organic and sustainably raised fresh vegetables, fruits, and meats. Live Music, Artisan Foods, handmade crafts, and gourmet & prepared Food from over fifteen countries.

Dunedin Downtown Market Start your weekend with us! Join us this weekend at the Dunedin Downtown Market on Saturday, July 9th from 9AM – 1PM. We are in our new Summer location in the History Museum Lot off Main Street. Enjoy the holiday weekend at the Market!

SUNDAY, July 17th - National Ice Cream Day*

*Thanks to President Reagan, we celebrate National Ice Cream Day every third Sunday in July, meaning July 17 this year. Reagan wanted to commemorate a treat enjoyed by over 90 percent of the US population. In 1984, he decreed a day for ice cream, and his proclamation actually glorified the dairy industry in America. In fact, Americans still lead the world when it comes to eating this frozen delight: 23 gallons a year to be precise.

Tampa Bay Ice Cream Festival – St. Pete Pier 11 AM – 8 PM

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day on the St Pete Pier with the Tampa Bay Ice Cream Festival on July 17th, 2022. Enjoy ice cream and other sweet frozen treats (for purchase) from over a dozen vendors serving their best creations from soft served, craft scoop ice cream, gelatos, popsicles, and more. Be the judge and vote for the first ever BEST ICE CREAM in Tampa Bay award.
Event is free and open to the public. Rain or Shine.
Participating vendors:

Astro Craft Ice Cream

What’s Shakin Gourmet Milkshakes

Hyppo Gourmet Popsicle

Lava Ice Shop

Mayday Ice Cream

Whit’s Frozen Custard

Spa Beach Bistro

Happy’s Ice Cream

Queen Bee Ice Cream & Treats

JT’s Tropical Snow

Sweet Island Snow

Small Batch Creamery

Kona Ice

Great Heights Creamery

Softee The King

Anthony’s Homemade Italian Ice

Paciugo Gelato & Cafe

Carousels Soft Serve Icery

Looshkos

And more to be determined

SharkCon 8 (2022) Florida State Fairgrounds 9 AM – 5 PM 
SharkCon 8 comes back bigger and better with the stars of the shark world from National Geographic, Shark Week, scientists, and celebrities. We will have more shark themed exhibits, activities and vendors. Also tons of scuba and watersports. 

Tampa Bay Bridal Show Florida State Fairgrounds Noon – 4 PM  Don’t miss out on the bridal event of the summer! Join us at the Tampa Bay Bridal Show this Sunday!
Make sure to pre-purchase your tickets today for expedited entry. The first 200 pre-registered brides will receive a free wine glass gift!  Doors open at 12pm. Tickets are $5.
RSVP:
www.tampabaybridalshows.com

Mark your calendar for these Future Events:

Ybor City Saturday Market 9 am – 1 pm Centennial Park Ybor City Join us at Historic Ybor City and located at Centennial Park is always family-friendly, pet friendly, and absolutely free! An open-air market! You will find unique products made by local artists, artisans, and independent businesses. Gourmet foods & sauces, teas, coffees, cupcakes, cookies, French macarons, fresh-baked bread, 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. May – September 9 am to 1 pm, October – April 9 am – 3 pm.

Jurassic Quest – Tampa, FL June 22nd – 24th  9 AM 5 PM Florida State Fairgrounds Jurassic Quest, the largest & most realistic traveling dinosaur show in North America, is ROARING through Tampa, FL! 
Second Sunday Art Walk + Vendor Fair at Armature Works 11 am – 3 pm Free The event will feature a rotating cast of artisanal artists and makers selling handmade goods, jewelry, art, woodwork, gifts, and more; the Gathering Space at Armature Works. Held the Second Sunday of the Month August 14th

Second Saturday ArtWalk @ The Factory From 5 pm – 9 pm 2622 Fairfield Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712. The Central Arts District, EDGE District, Grand Central District, Warehouse Arts District, Uptown Arts District and downtown Waterfront District unite once a month for the St. Petersburg Second Saturday ArtWalk. 
Discover wonderful surprises and explore, converse and purchase.  Make an evening of it and stop for dinner, drinks or dessert at a downtown restaurant.  
Over 45 studios and galleries and some 200 artists of all disciplines make it impossible to take in the entire ArtWalk in one night! ArtWalk is a St. Petersburg Arts Alliance economic strategy to develop small businesses. 


Saturday Morning Market 101 1st Avenue Southeast Saint Petersburg 9 am – 2 pm more than 100 booths, Local Farmers with organic and sustainably raised fresh vegetables, fruits, and meats. Live Music, Artisan Foods, handmade crafts, and gourmet & prepared Food from over 15 countries.  

Fresh Market Hyde Park Village in Tampa, Florida 10 am – 2 pm Fresh Market is a monthly farmers market featuring over eighty local vendors, including produce, handcrafted goods, plants, and more. While you shop and stroll, enjoy live music by Gasparilla Music in Village Circle. This event is pet friendly. First Sunday of the Month August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, and December 4 

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