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What’s Going On In Tampa Bay This Weekend?

Tampa Bay Events and Shows May 15 and 16 

The summer season is officially here which means the Tampa Bay area is full of fun. This weekend Tampa Bay is playing host to a variety of events, from markets to comedy shows to full-on food fests. There’s something going on for everyone around Tampa Bay, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and New Port Richey this weekend and our team has put together this guide to give you a look at what could be on your agenda this weekend.  

Find out what’s going on in Tampa Bay this weekend, May 15 and 16, in Friendly Kia’s Tampa Bay events and shows weekend guide below.  

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May Weekend Events in Tampa, Sarasota, St. Petersburg 

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Limelight Market at The Bazaar 

When: Saturday, Many 15 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  
Where: The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime | 821 Apricot Ave, Sarasota, FL  
What: The Limelight Market is hosting special guests and vendors this weekend at The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime. Guests can enjoy Hamlet’s Eatery foods while shopping for local goods and listening to live music from Sean Adam Walsh. The market is featuring more than 25 vendors and will have rescue dogs looking for adoption.  
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St. Pete French Fry Fest 

When: Saturday, May 15 | 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.  
Where: Albert Whitted Park | 480 Bayshore Dr SE, St. Petersburg, FL 
What: Do you love any dish that is built on a bed of fries? The St. Pete French Fry Fest will be heaven for those who just can’t get enough of fries. The festival is featuring 20 food trucks that will each create a french-fry specific dish that represents their overall menu. In addition to their fry-ful dish, each truck will have their full menu available as well.  
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ZooTampa – Comedy for Conservation 

When: Saturday, May 15 | 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. 
Where: ZooTampa at Lowry Park | 1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 
What: Enjoy a night of fun and comedy while supporting ZooTampa at Comedy for Conservation this weekend. This event is the start of a new event series where two nationally renowned comedians will be featured each night along with up-close animal experiences, drinks, food, and more.  
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2021 Brat Blast 

When: Sunday, May 16 | 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. 
Where: 3 Daughters Brewing | 222 22nd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 
What: The Northeast Exchange Club is hosting its second annual Brat Blast this weekend at 3 Daughters Brewing. Guests can enjoy delicious brats and pints of 3 Daughters Brewing beer. The event includes live music, a 50/50 raffle, an auction, and more. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door.  
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