What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events, Tampa Bay on Thursday, February 13th, 2020 at 3:38 pm
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Tampa Bay Events February 15 and February 16, 2020 

Valentine’s Day weekend is here! That means that once the lovefests and romantic nights out are done with, you’ll be looking for something a little more exciting to do. The Tampa Bay area is set to impress and whether you’re looking for more love-themed festivities or just want to celebrate your love of fries, Tampa is here to help.  

Check out some of the most exciting things going on around Tampa Bay this weekend below to continue your love-inspired celebrations or to forget them entirely.  


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A Dog Can Be a Man’s Best Friend and Best Date 

What: Puppy Love: Dinner for Two 
Where: Dog Bar St. Pete | 2300 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg, FL 33712 
When: Friday, February 14 from 6 p.m. EST to 9 p.m. EST 

Who are we kidding, everyone knows that you’d rather spend Valentine’s Day with your dog than with anyone else. A dog is man’s best friend after all! Dog Bar St. Pete is embracing the puppy love this Valentine’s Day and is offering a special night for you and your pup. Come out and enjoy a delicious meal that both you and your favorite pooch will enjoy.  

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Twirl, Swirl, Slice, Dunk, or Dip 

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What: St. Pete French Fry Fest 
Where: North Straub Park | 400 Bayshore Dr. NE, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 
When: Friday, February 14 from 6 p.m. EST to 11 p.m. EST and Saturday, February 15 from 4 p.m. EST to 10 p.m. EST 

Whoever says that fries are not the ultimate side need to reevaluate their perspectives on versatile side dishes. Fries can stand alone, be dunked in cheese, covered in chili, sliced into waffle shapes, dusted with seasoning, twirled into swirls, and – you get our point. This versatility is the exact reason why the St. Pete French Fry Fest is celebrating everything this perfect side dish has to offer. Come out and enjoy all of the french fry-inspired cuisines this celebration is cooking up.  

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Rock, Rock, Rock ‘n Roll Prom Night 

What: Punk Rock Valentine: Prom Night with The Ramones 
Where: Independent Bar and Café | 5016 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33603 
When: Friday, February 14 from 8 p.m. EST to 12 a.m. EST 

Celebrate everything from the hairstyles to the music to those classic styles of the ‘80s at this punk-inspired prom night. Listen to your favorite music from the 1980s as The Ramones take the stage for a live performance before hitting the photobooth and enjoying some punch that may or may not be spiked (it definitely will be – don’t worry).  

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It’s Raining Chocolate! 

What: Tampa Bay Chocolate Festival 
Where: Carrollwood Cultural Center | 4537 Lowell Rd, Tampa, FL 33618 
When: Saturday, February 15 from 12 p.m. EST to 6 p.m. EST 

Everything chocolate is coming to Tampa this weekend at the Tampa Bay Chocolate Festival. From savory to sweet, all of your chocolate dreams are sure to come true on this day of chocolatey goodness. Over 40 chocolate vendors are coming out for the event along with market vendors and food trucks. Even the food trucks are taking part in the day’s festivities and will be using cocoa as the main ingredient in every dish.  

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Flying Dirt and Flying Bikes 

What: Monster Energy Supercross 
Where: Raymond James Stadium | 4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33607 
When: Saturday, February 15 at 6:30 p.m. EST 

Whether you’re in it for the high-speed thrills or the gravity-defying aerial stunts, this weekend’s Monster Energy Supercross event is sure to impress. Come out and watch some of the best endurance athletes kick dirt around tight corners before taking off triple jumps and straightaways. These races are sure to get your blood pumping so if you want to get your heart racing – or stopping – this is the place to be this weekend.  

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Saturdays Are for the Girls 

What: Galentine’s Day at The Estate 
Where: The Estate | 179 1st Ave N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 
When: Saturday, February 15 from 10 p.m. EST to 3 a.m. EST 

Everyone knows that the best part of Valentine’s Day is actually Galentine’s Day. That’s why The Estate in Saint Petersburg is throwing the ultimate gal-inspired party! This is set to be the best ladies night to date, so grab the girls and celebrate love, friendship, and anything you’d like, because this Saturday is for the girls! 

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Celebrate Whatever You Want This Weekend 

Whoever said that the weekends around February 14 need to celebrate love and only love are wrong. What you want to do this weekend and who you want to do it with is up to you. So, whether it’s coming out and enjoying a rock show or sitting down to eat with your favorite pup, Tampa is here to help make this weekend a little more bearable. 

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