What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events, Tampa Bay on Thursday, February 6th, 2020 at 6:30 pm
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Tampa Bay Events February 8 and February 9, 2020 

February is now in full swing and the Tampa Bay area isn’t holding back anything with this weekend’s events. From flying beads to running pantless, Tampa is sure to bring the fun this February 8 and 9.   

Check out some of the best things going on around Tampa Bay this weekend below.  

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Beads are Taking Over  

What: Gasparilla Knight Parade After-Party and Celebration 
Where: Honey Pot | 1507 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 335605 
When: Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 7 p.m. EST to 3 a.m. EST 

Admit it, there is nothing that quite compares to the excitement that comes when those flying colorful beads land perfectly in your hand. At the Gasparilla Knight Parade beads will by flying through the air for you to catch and wear as floats go by. Pirate gear and costumes will surround you as a music, dancing, and fun fills the night. 

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A Little Spice is Always Nice 

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What: Tampa Riverwalk Sweet N’ Spicy Festival 
Where: Water Works Park Tampa | 1710 N Highland Ave, Tampa, FL 33602 
When: Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 10 a.m. EST to 7 p.m. EST 

Whether you prefer a kick of heat, a dash of zest, or lip-smacking sweetness, the Sweet N’ Spicy Festival is sure to fit your palate. Come out and enjoy some of Tampa Bay’s most exciting sweet and spicy cuisines and condiments, from barbeque sauces to pepper sauces to even treats from local chocolatiers.  

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Run Your Pants Off 

What: Cupid’s Undie Run 
Where: Yard of Ale St. Pete | 260 1st Ave N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 
When: Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 12 p.m. EST to 4 p.m. EST 

Who doesn’t love sitting around in their underwear? While the Cupid’s Undie Run doesn’t actually involve sitting around with no pants on, this fun run does let you walk, run, strut, skip, or hop through Saint Petersburg in just your briefs – and what sounds more exciting than that? 

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Fine Art and Fine Wine 

What: Guerrilla Art Market 
Where: St. Pete Side Lot | 2133 2nd Ave S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33712 
When: Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 5 p.m. EST to 10 p.m. EST 

Pop on over to the Guerrilla Art Market to check out the pop-up art sale. Sip on local brews and wines as you shop for the perfect painting to fill that empty spot on your wall. The market is kid and pet friendly so feel free to bring the whole family. 

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Bigfoot Takes Big Strides 

What: Sasquatch Trail Run 
Where: Myakka River State Park | 13208 State Road 71, Sarasota, FL 34241 
When: Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 8 a.m. EST to 12 p.m. EST 

What better way is there to spend a Sunday morning than running the trails that Bigfoot himself has stepped foot on? While we can’t actually confirm that the one and only Bigfoot walked these very trails, we can pretend that he’s chasing us for a little extra motivation. The Sasquatch Trail Run is hosting 5k, 10k, 15k, and 30k run options this Sunday, so come out and enjoy the fun of running through Myakka State Park.  

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Get Out This Weekend and Join the Fun 

The Tampa Bay area is full of fun and quirky events this weekend. Whether you’re in it for the fun, the laughs, or fresh air, Tampa Bay is set to deliver.  

To learn more about what sets Tampa Bay at the top of the fun-o-meter or if you have an event that you’d like featured in the next event roundup, contact us today! 

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