Category Archives: Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay

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Friendly Kia Embraces Holidays On Us Mantra with Year-End Sales

Where Can I Get the Best Vehicle Sales in Tampa Bay? 

The holiday season is in full swing here at Friendly Kia and our year-end sales are bringing some of the best vehicle incentives to the Tampa Bay area. This year Kia has put a “Command the Season” mantra out there for this holiday season but given that we are in the heart of Florida, there isn’t much of a winter season we need to command here. Because of this, Friendly Kia is taking on last year’s “Holidays On Us” mantra and offering year-end sales that are sure to please.  

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Outdoor Holiday Attractions and Light Shows Near New Port Richey

Where to View Holiday Lights Around Tampa Bay 2020 

Families around Tampa Bay are searching for outdoor holiday attractions and light shows to enjoy the start of their holiday season this year. The New Port Richey area is full of fun holiday excitement this year and there are plenty of safe outdoor events for families to enjoy. Find out where you can view holiday lights around Tampa Bay this year in this local guide from Friendly Kia.  

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Are Any Tampa Bay Haunted Houses Open This October?

Haunted Houses Halloween 2020 Near Tampa Bay St. Petersburg Clearwater 

One of the staple activities for many folks during the Halloween season is to have themselves scared half to death at a local haunted house. Whether it’s blood and gore that scares you best or jump scares and spiders, the Halloween 2020 haunted houses around Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater are sure to do the trick.  

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Is Trick or Treating Happening in Florida this Year?

Tampa Bay Halloween Trick or Treating Times and Alternatives 2020 

Everything these days feels up in the air for most as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter events and holiday plans. With Halloween just two weeks away, many Tampa Bay locals are wondering if trick or treating is happening in Florida this year. While things are still up in the air for many places around Tampa Bay, some towns have confirmed that trick or treating will go on as usual for Halloween 2020.  

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What Fall Activities Are Going on In Tampa?

Corn Mazes and Fall Activities 2020 Near Tampa Bay, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Sarasota 

Fall festivities are here and with the year we have all had there’s no better solution to the 2020-blues than by enjoying activities from our childhood. Corn mazes and fun fall activities are popping up all around Tampa Bay, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota this month and our guide is here to give you a look at what fun there is to be had in our area.  

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Where Can I Go Hiking Around Tampa?

Local Parks and Walking Trails in Tampa Bay 

We all can admit that this year has been a weird one and many of us are looking for ways to clear our heads. Whether it be a new hobby, trying a new activity, or finding a place to let our minds wander, a great place to start is by adventuring through the great outdoors. The Tampa Bay area is full of beautiful walking and hiking trails and local parks that will bring you peace of mind the next time you seek solace.  

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What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

Tampa Bay Events March 14 and March 15, 2020 

We’re nearly halfway through the month of March and many Tampa-area locals are looking for a way to relax and have fun around town. Luckily for residents and visitors, there is plenty to do throughout the Tampa Bay area this weekend.  

Check out the list below to see what Tampa Bay events are going on March 14 and 15, 2020. 

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What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

Tampa Bay Events February 22 and February 23, 2020 

Valentine’s Day is over and the lull between now and Saint Patrick’s Day has officially begun. What is there to do without any holiday-themed events going on? Can we call February 22 a holiday and make it a fun and themed event? While we could do that, it would be incredibly weird. Thankfully the Tampa Bay area has a solution to this holiday hiatus. 

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Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay 6: Winter

Why Winter is Best Spent in Tampa Bay

Looking at the Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay archives, one might think we only care about beer and Cuban sandwiches. While these two things are favorites for many of us here at Friendly Kia, they’ve been chosen for this featurette because they represent something unique about our region – a focus on fun and enjoyment. Read the rest of this entry >>