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Things to do in Tampa Bay July 8th – 10th

Van Gogh Sarasota

The artwork of Vincent Van Gogh has come to life in Tampa Bay. Using cutting-edge projection technology and an original score, Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience breathes new life into over 300 of Van Gogh’s artworks. Occupying over 50,000 square feet, Beyond Van Gogh is the largest immersive experience in the country, offering guests ample room to safely enjoy the exhibit. Beyond Van Gogh is open in Sarasota at the Starry Night Pavilion at University Town Center now until July 24, 2022
Monday: Closed
Sunday, Tuesday-Thursday: 10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)
Friday & Saturday: 10am – 7pm (last entry 6pm)
LOCATION
Starry Night Pavilion at University Town Center
195 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota FL 34243

Family-Friendly Events in Tampa Bay

At the Tampa Bay Home Show come on out and meet the home improvement experts.
Plan to spend the day discovering great exhibits, giveaways, door prizes, and so much more. See the latest trends in home remodeling: from kitchen and baths to flooring, to windows and home protection.
Free admission. Daily giveaways!
Tampa Bay Home Show presented and produced by Tampa Bay Times! 
The first 300 people each day will receive a home show giveaway!
Free Admission. Parking subject to the City of Tampa.
JUL 9 AT 10 AM – JUL 10 AT 5 PM at the Tampa Convention Center


Tampa Toy Con 2022 Florida State Fairgrounds JUL 9 AT 9 AM – JUL 10 AT 3 PM
Hosted at the Florida State Fairgrounds!
Over 15,000 sq ft of toys inside our updated air-conditioned space.
Vintage & Modern Toys, Funko Pops, Hot Wheels, Slot-Cars, Retro Gaming, Comics, Artwork & More Pop Culture Goodness!
Location: Florida State Fairgrounds
Cost:
Saturday: $15 (Anytime)
Sunday: $10 (Anytime)
Toys:
Lots of different toy lines covered from vintage to modern. Hot Wheels, H.O. Slot Cars, Plus GI-JOE, Godzilla, Star Wars, Transformers, Ghostbusters, and more. Plus we will have Girls toys like My Little Pony, Fisher Price, Barbie, and Strawberry Shortcake are here too. POPS, Funko, Sideshow Toys, and more.
Retro Gaming:
You can expect to see vendors with vintage and modern Atari, Nintendo, Sony Playstation, Sega Genesis and more. We have a great mix of vendors bringing retro games


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 8, 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 8th - National Video Game Day*

*On July 8 we celebrate National Video Game Day (Not to be confused with National Video Games Day on September 12). All of us have played video games at some point in our lives, and likely have video games that marked and defined our childhood. This is a day to commemorate the games that have played a big role in our lives, the art behind the making of such games, and the skill that professional video game players have.

3 Daughters Brewing Presents: 22N! 8 PM – 11 PM 
22N is the hottest up and coming band in Central FL. What’s in a name? The name for 22N came about when we first started the project. During our first few practices, we unfortunately had the local law enforcement called on us for being too loud!!! 

Saturday, July 9th - Eid al-Adha Day*

*Eid al-Adha, also known as the Festival of Sacrifice, is one of the two holiest Islamic celebrations, observed by Muslims around the world. Its date is determined by the Islamic lunar calendar, falling on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah.  In the United States and Canada, Eid al-Adha is not a public holiday.

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. 

Extreme Mud Wars 2022  9 AM – 3 PM Lake Vista Park 1401 62nd Ave S Saint Petersburg 
Join Club Sport and TASCO for the EXTREME MUD WARS! Get dirty at Lake Vista Park in St. Pete. Compete in 8 muddy & wet events to prove that your team is tops. Hang out during the day in the rockin’ team tents and grab a beer in the beer garden (it’s for charity)! Event is usually 9am-3pm. Sign up early as this event always sells out.
Get a feel for the event here: https://tampabayclubsport.wixsite.com/extreme-mud-wars
Pricing:
Teams: $400.00 through 5/26
+ $50.00 from 5/27 to 6/9
+ $100.00 after 6/10
Individuals: $65.00

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!

Corey Avenue Sunday Market on St. Pete Beach Join us every Sunday, October through May 10 am-2 pm  & June 5th through Sept 9a-1p on Corey Ave between Gulf Blvd. & Boca Ciega Dr. 70+ Vendors providing an array of fresh produce, baked goods, handcrafts, ready to eat food’ live music and beach vibes!

Sunday, July 10th - National Kitten Day*

*Who doesn’t love a cute, cuddly kitten? That’s why July 10 is National Kitten Day. Kittens are little balls of energy and love, but unfortunately, there is an issue of cat overpopulation, and many kittens never find loving homes and end up in shelters or on the streets. National Kitten Day raises awareness about the benefits of having kittens and encourages people to adopt them.

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.

Yoga on the Lawn – AT 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Free · 1910 North Ola Avenue, Tampa,33602
Join us for Yoga on the Lawn at Armature Works with Kodawari Studios
Yoga on the Lawn with Kodawari Studios is a great way to kickstart your Sunday mornings! Afterward, head inside Heights Public Market for brunch from one of our vendors or full-service restaurants.
Class Details:
Class is held on our South Lawn, facing the Hillsborough River
This event is free, and open to the public
All skill levels welcome
Space is first come, first served (early arrival strongly suggested)
Equipment: Please remember to bring your yoga mat, towel, and water bottle

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.

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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This weekend is full of events for the Weekend throughout Tampa Bay. The Tampa Bay Home ShowSaturday Morning Market, and Second Saturday ArtWalk @ The Factory are a few featured events. Let me know what events you have attended. I love the hear from you! Let me know if you have an event, you would like me to feature. 

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