If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (June 30-July 2), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.
Friday, June 30
Calling all social media fanatics! Hundreds of local social media professionals, influencers and bloggers will be heading to #SMDayTampa to learn more about social involvement. Help raise funds for a local charity while grabbing giveaways and raffles throughout the night. Tickets start at $5.
St. Petersburg Opera will be performing Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Into the Woods’ all weekend long. According to IMDB, the American musical fantasy is about a witch who takes a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. Meet Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack and the Beanstalk, each one on a quest to fulfill a wish of their own. Click here for ticket and time information.
Rick Ross is coming to Tampa! He’s bringing his Rather You Than Me Tour to Green Gators Bar and Grill. Avoid the long lines and grab your tickets ahead of time. They start at $25 and the show kicks off at 9 p.m.
Saturday, July 1
See who will be crowned Miss Florida this weekend! The final of the Miss Florida Pageant and the Miss Florida Teen Pageant will be held Saturday evening at the Lakeland Center. The event starts at 4 p.m. Click here for ticket information.
Get ready for the Van’s Warped Tour, St. Pete! From punk rock to heavy metal, more than 50 bands will be playing on seven different stages at Vinoy Park on Saturday. The concert begins at 11 a.m. and you can grab discounted tickets at select Journey stores. Click here for more the music lineup.
Time to celebrate the red, white and blue! With the Fourth of July around the corner, we are here to share some of the best events, parties and firework shows to help you plan your Independence Day celebrations. Click here for a complete list of events.
Sunday, July 2
It’s off to the races! The Sarasota Offshore Boat Races will feature Powerboat, AquaX, and Superstock races with best viewing off of Lido Beach. This event is free and runs all morning and afternoon. Click here for event times and more information.
Rejoice, hip-hop fans! The elite world of hip-hop majorette is coming to Tampa. The Bring It! Live tour will feature Miss D and her Dancing Dolls performing original routines, and the show promises to be a high-action night full of unbelievable feats. The show starts at 7 p.m. at the Straz Center.
This July 4th weekend, get your family, date or group of friends together for a Treasure Kwest that turns Clearwater Beach into a giant game board! Treasure Kwest is an interactive, pirate-speaking treasure hunt that combines the fun of the Amazing Race and escape rooms with a 2-3 hour sightseeing tour of Clearwater Beach. Guided from any cellular device, groups make their way among known and overlooked gems of the city solving clues, completing puzzles, riddles and challenges while learning local history. Click here tor more information.