What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events on Thursday, January 16th, 2020 at 8:51 pm
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Tampa Bay Events January 18, and January 19, 2020

It’s Gasparilla season here in Tampa Bay and we are so here for it. This weekend consequently brings a huge slathering of events for those inclined or disinclined to the piratey festivities that mark the late-January-through-April time in the Bay.

>>> READ MORE: When are the Various Gasparilla Festivities in 2020? <<<

If you’re looking to have a great time this weekend, Tampa Bay is your spot to do it. Here are our favorite things happening!

A Piratey Adventure for the Wee Buccaneers

What: 2020 Gasparilla Children’s Parade
When: Saturday, January 18, 2020, from 3:30 p.m. EST to 6:00 p.m. EST
Downtown Tampa, Florida at the corner of Bay Blvd. and Bayshore Blvd.

See some exciting floats, eat some great food and spend a family day out celebrating all of the colorful fun and flair that Gasparilla brings to Tampa Bay with the 2020 Gasparilla Children’s Parade. Can’t make it downtown? No worries, you can catch the parade on FOX 13!

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That’s a Paddlin’

What: Sunset Paddle Social in Tampa
When: Friday, January 17, 2020, from 5:00 p.m. EST to 6:00 p.m. EST
Where: Armature Works – 1910 N. Ola Ave. Tampa, Florida 33602

person paddle boarding in new port richey at sunset

Join other paddleboarders and hit the serene beauty of the Hillsborough River from one of our favorite weekend destinations here in Tampa. Pay only $30 for supplies and guidance or nothing if you have your own board.

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Veg Out

What: Cleaner Eatin’ All U Can Eat Vegan Brunch
When: Saturday, January 18, 2020, from 11:30 a.m. EST to 3:00 p.m. EST
Where: Vegg’d Out Vegan Kitchen – 11780 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. Tampa, Florida 33618

Whether you’re a plant-based eater or just interested in seeing the amazing foods that can be dreamt up without animal products, you’ll find this all-you-can-eat brunch to be an amazing and tasty experience. For $20, you’ll find so much good food.

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Down-Facing Cat?

What: Kitten Yoga
When: Saturday, January 18, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. EST to 4:30 p.m. EST
Where: Salty Souls Yoga – 7925 38th Avenue N. St. Petersburg, Florida 33710

kitten under the covers

You should know by now that we stan yoga pretty hard at Friendly Kia. It’s a great way to practice some light meditation while enjoying a straightforward, low-impact exercise routine that will enhance your flexibility and improve cardiovascular health. This weekend, you have the chance to do yoga in the presence of several adorable baby kittens. We’d pay anything for this. Luckily, it’s a reasonable $35.

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Flipboards, Acoustic Guitars and an Outdated Haircut

What: Demetri Martin’s Wandering Minds Tour
When: Saturday, January 18, 2020, from 8:00 p.m. EST to 10:00 p.m. EST
Where: Tampa Theatre – 711 N. Franklin St. Tampa, Florida 33602

Although all art is subjective, Demetri Martin comes closer than most to being universally funny. As a musician, artist and humorist, Demetri Martin’s wry and self-effacing style of comedy is communicated through the media of acoustic guitar, hilarious marker flip-board graphs and simple observations. If you’re looking to fill your life with laughter and love in 2020, this is your opportunity to knock out half of that in the beautiful Tampa Theatre.

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It’s the Curation Sensation

What: January Tampa Indie Flea and Green Market
When: Sunday, January 19, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. EST to 3:00 p.m. EST
Where: Armature Works – 1910 N. Ola Ave. Tampa, Florida 33602

outdoor night market

Get a head start on the early Valentine’s Day shopping or simply stroll around see what our local artists and craftspeople have to offer this weekend with the January Tampa Indie Flea and Green Market over at Armature Works. Also present, you’ll find coffee, breakfast food, a small farmers market and more. It’s a great morning out and a great way to stock up on meaningful and thoughtful gifts that can be given throughout the year.

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Bears, Beets, Beer and Blue-Ribbon Answers

What: The Office Trivia
When: Sunday, January 19, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: 81Bay Brewing Company – 4465 W. Gandy Blvd. Ste 600, Tampa, Florida 33611

Go to Scranton and test your knowledge of the long-running American sitcom with Brian Storm Trivia’s The Office Trivia at 81Bay Brewing. Whether you yearn to be a member of the accounting team alongside Kevin and Angela or wishing you were down in the free-for-all that is the Dunder Mifflin warehouse, you’ll find your tribe and get to show off your knowledge with some prizes on the line.

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A Huge Weekend of Fun

We’re still one week out from the full Gasparilla invasion and parade. As you can see, however, that’s not stopping Tampa Bay from offering a ton of fun and enriching ways to dig deeper into the people and places that make up the best place on Earth.

For more information on what makes Tampa Bay so great or to have your event featured next time we publish a roundup, contact us today!

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