Don’t Miss Out on These Local Hot Spots!
Tampa Bay is the host for a multitude of year-round events. They vary from professional and amateur sports to world-class concerts, shows, dance performances, theater productions and festivals. The city showcases the very best in arts and culture, live entertainment, holidays with parades and fireworks, fantastic music, delicious food of all types, film, fashion and much more.
Cultural treasures mingle with authentic history to create an amazing atmosphere that inspires adventure and awe. Art spans from antiquity to the modern era, and inspiring and imaginative sensational live entertainment offers delightful thrills around every corner.
Fourth Friday is a free monthly celebration of downtown Tampa’s rich arts and culture. Stroll along the Riverwalk, see live concerts and take advantage of outdoor bars, show-themed coffee drinks and light bites.
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
See world-class entertainment in the largest facility of its kind in the southeastern United States. The Straz Center is on Tampa’s famous Riverwalk and boasts every luxury — from valet parking to the riverside setting. The Straz Center offers lavish Broadway shows, operas, ballets, classical music, rock concerts and more. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and Into the Woods are some upcoming Broadway hits you don’t want to miss.
With stacked lineups, top names in the music entertainment industry are set to sail with their biggest fans! Plans are in motion for rock cruises to launch from Port Tampa Bay on various cruise liners. Check the lineup to see if your favorite musicians or bands will be rocking the high seas!
If you’re visiting or relocating, make sure to stop inside some of the local breweries. Tampa Bay is quickly being established as a hotbed of original craft beers. The Pour Fool rated Tampa as one of “America’s Top Ten Emerging Beer Towns.” Boasting notable breweries such as Cigar City Brewing and Tampa Bay Brewing Company, the city is also home to a plant that produces America’s oldest beer: Yuengling.