TAMPA - If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend with dad and you don’t have a lot of money to spend, check out these free or discounted list of things to do:
Bucs Fan Fest - Under the Stars
The Buccaneers most popular offseason event is back and better than ever. Fan Fest is Saturday, June 19, from 4:30p-9:00p. The event is free and open to the public.
The first nite-time Fan Fest in Buccaneer history features virtually every player and coach on the team, as well as some notably alumni. Events include: autograph sessions with players, coaches, key staff and alumni. An emceed coaches corner session where coaches will discuss their plans and expectations for the season, interactive games for kids to test their football skills, giveaways, music and entertainment, appearances by the 2010 Buccaneer cheerleaders, discounted food and beverages, merchandise sales, display of the Lombardi trophy, pirate ship tours and select-a-seat opportunities. Free parking is available in Lots 5, 7 and 6D.
Bring dad to MOSI and make it a Father's Day to remember! From June 19-20, dads get in FREE at MOSI with the purchase of a full-priced general admission (includes admission to MOSI permanent exhibition galleries and one standard IMAX® Dome Theatre film) ticket in celebration of Father's Day. Guests can add on admission to CSI: The Experience for only $5.
*Limit 1 offer per household. Guests must mention offer at box office in order to redeem. Father and child(ren) must be present at time of ticket purchase. Excludes special engagement films and exhibitions. This offer cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers and is valid only June 19-20, 2010.
www.mosi.org 4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL - (813) 987-6000
Lowry Park Zoo
The Zoo is wild about dads – bring yours for free! In honor of Father’s Day, dads receive free admission on Saturday, June 19 or Sunday, June 20 with the purchase of their son’s or daughter’s full-priced admission ticket. For dads to receive free ticket offer, the paid ticket must be purchased on June 19 or 20 only. This offer can not be combined with other discounts.
www.lowryparkzoo.com 1101 West Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL - (813) 935-8552
Dads get in FREE to the Aquarium on June 19 and 20 with a full-priced admission. Not valid with other discounts, offers or coupons. You must mention discounted offer at time of purchase.
www.flaquarium.org 701 Channelside Drive Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 273-4000
Tampa Bay History Center & the Rays
Bring Dad and the whole family to the Tampa Bay History Center for a free Ray's Watch Party on Sunday, June 20th beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Watch the Rays battle the Florida Marlins on a 20-foot LCD screen in Cotanchobee Park. Plus, dads get in free to the History Center galleries with one paid admission. Live pre and post game radio hosted by Rich Herrera. There will be Interactive games, arts & crafts and an appearance by Raymond the mascot and an opportunity to win a Rays VIP-for-a-Day Father & Child Experience.
Parking will be available at the St. Pete Times Forum East Lot, Channelside Parking Garage or the Channelside Surface Lot.
www.tampabayhistorycenter.org 801 Old Water Street, Tampa - (813) 228-0097
Henry B Plant Museum
Dads get free admission to the Henry B. Plant Museum on Father's Day, June 20th from 12 noon - 5 pm! Here are some interesting fact’s about the former Tampa Bay Hotel. Did you know that the former Tampa Bay Hotel was touted as the only fireproof building south of Baltimore? It is made of brick, concrete from crushed Florida oyster shells and the walls are reinforced with steel cables that were left over from the Brooklyn Bridge. The mahogany throughout the Museum is from Cuba, the light bulbs are reproductions of the Thomas Edison carbon filament light bulb and the furnishings are from all over the world
www.plantmuseum.com 401 West Kennedy Boulevard Tampa, FL 33606-1450 (813) 254-1891
Dad’s get in free at Dinosaur World on Father’s day with a paid child admission of any age. Visit the dinosaurs and take a journey into the past and see why the park is called the dinosaur capitol of the world.
www.dinoworld.net 5145 Harvey Tew Road Plant City, FL 33565-6101 (813) 717-9865
Governor Crist is honoring dad’s by announcing a free fishing weekend in honor of Father's Day. He wants to encourage people, especially dads and their kids, to get out and catch saltwater fish along Florida's beautiful coastlines.. All Florida residents and visitors are invited to fish statewide for saltwater species without a license during the upcoming Father's Day weekend, June 19-20. All other saltwater fishing rules continue to apply.
State Park Discount
In honor of Father’s Day and in recognition of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Florida Park Service’s 75th Anniversary, 75 percent off day-use admission for any vehicle or group