What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 at 9:23 pm
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Tampa Bay Events January 4, and January 5, 2020

It’s absolutely mad that we’re already out of the 20-teens and into the 2020s. With the new year and the new decade come plenty of opportunities to reflect, reassess and scope out some crucial changes to be made for the next periods of your life.

While many will take this opportunity to lament the lack of progress in achievable areas, we always recommend focusing on the positive instead. If you’re in Tampa Bay, you spent a year either dwelling in or moving to the best place in the world.

If any of your resolutions were centered on more time out in the community, we’ve got just the thing. Check out these great events happening this weekend!

If your resolution was to enjoy nostalgia in glorious moderation…

What: 80s Video Night at the Dungeon
When: Friday, January 3, 2020, from 10:30 p.m. EST to Saturday, January 4, 2020, at 3:00 a.m. EST
Where: The Castle – 2004 N. 16th Street, Tampa, Florida, 33605

Enjoy all-night dancing with videos straight out of the neon decade at the Dungeon in the Castle. VJ Jason Barco will be on hand serving up some of the most iconic and danceable audio/visual moments from a decade that is forty years old now (shudder).

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If your resolution was to learn a creative pursuit…

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What: Learn Your Camera Workshop
When: Saturday, January 4, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. EST to 12:00 p.m. EST
Where: Portico Café – 1001 N. Florida Ave., Tampa, Florida, 33602

Learn from the masters at the Tampa Photography Group on how your camera works and how to get the most compelling and interesting shots out of its myriad functions, settings and components. This beginning class will teach you how to no longer fear to move your dial off of manual mode. Spots are filling up quickly, so book now!

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If your resolution was to experience prehistoric terror…

What: Jurassic World Live Tour
When: Saturday, January 4, 2020, beginning at 11:00 a.m. EST
Where: Amalie Arena – 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, Florida, 33602

Gigantic animatronic dinosaurs and dazzling visual effects allow you to travel to Isla Nublar and experience the thrill and terror of Jurassic World firsthand in our very own Amalie Arena. You’ll hit the most compelling story beats, following an escaped Indominus Rex while surviving its predatory hunger.

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If your resolution was to allow yourself to enjoy decadence…

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What: All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast
When: Sunday, January 5, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. EST to 1:00 p.m. EST
Where: A Fresh Connection Catering, Café and Bakery – 7097 30th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, Florida, 33710

This five-dollar breakfast special promises all-you-can-eat pancakes which we’re sure means all-you-want-to-eat pancakes, rather than the horrifying alternative. Still, it’s a great way to kick off the New Year with some self-love and self-appreciation in the form of a heaping mound of fluffy goodness from one of our favorite breakfast/brunch locations in St. Pete.

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If your resolution was to be more active and centered…

What: Yoga in the Park
When: Sunday, January 5, 2020, from 10:30 a.m. EST to 11:30 a.m. EST
Where: Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park – 1001 North Boulevard, Tampa, Florida, 33607

Our beautiful Julian B. Lane Park is the best place to go and relax with the activity and reflection that yoga provides. You’ll have Ashley Julie from Stretch-N-Sweat yoga helping you work through various asanas that work to make you feel better and increase your flexibility while decreasing things like resting heart rate and blood pressure.

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If your resolution was to find an appreciation for the fine arts…

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What: Mimosas and Masterpieces: Brunch at the Dali
When: Sunday, January 5, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. EST to 2:00 p.m. EST
Where: The Dali Museum – One Dali Boulevard, St. Petersburg, Florida, 33701

Have brunch at the world-famous Salvador Dali museum and enjoy light, mid-day fare surrounded by some of the most compelling works of art ever produced. Chef Chuck Bandel utilizes the best seasonal ingredients to create a masterpiece that is as memorable and creative as the surrealist art which surrounds this fun event.

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Start Off 2020 the Right Way – By Immersing Yourself in Everything Tampa Bay Has to Offer

Whether you want to call it fortunate, lucky or blessed, we’re incredibly grateful to live in an area that has as much to offer year-round as the Tampa Bay. Where else can you find Jurassic World live, mountains of pancakes and mimosas surrounded by iconic art in one spot?

We love it here.

If you’re looking for more information on what makes Tampa Bay the best place in the world or you’d like to have an event featured when we do our next roundup, contact us today!

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