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Fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend (May 12-14)

Posted: 9:35 AM, May 12, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-15 01:27:01Z

If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area. 

Friday, May 12:

Rob Schneider performing standup at McCurdy’s Comedy Theater

When it comes to the world of humor, actor-comedian Rob Schneider is one of the best. The former Saturday Night Live star will be performing five sold-out shows at McCurdy’s Comedy Theater in Sarasota on Friday and Saturday. Known for his hilarious characters in numerous Adam Sandler films, Schneider will be sure to let you know that, ‘you can do it!’ Click here for more information.

The Weeknd – Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour

Known for his hit songs Starboy, I Feel It Coming and The Hills, Canadian singer and songwriter “The Weeknd” is taking his world tour to Tampa! He will be performing at Amalie Arena on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. Click here to buy tickets.

Sea Grapes Wine & Food Festival at the Florida Aquarium

Calling all wine-o’s and foodie fans! The Sea Grapes Wine & Food Festival will offer over 100 different wines  and foods from Tampa’s top local restaurants to sample. Enjoy the tasty treats while you stroll among some of the most amazing underwater animals and plants native to Florida and around the world. The event goes from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. and proceeds will support education programs, animal care funds, environmental conservation and research initiatives. Click here for more information. 

Clearwater Beach Taste Test Festival

What could be better than food and drinks on the Clearwater Beach Walk as the sun sets over the Gulf of Mexico? The 8th Annual Clearwater Beach Taste Fest will showcase food from 30 different restaurants, live entertainment, live auctions, wine and craft beer. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in front of the Hyatt Regency Resort. Click here to buy tickets.

Tampa Bay Boat Show

All aboard! Get ready for the biggest boating sales event of the year. The 2017 Tampa Bay Boat Show will feature millions of dollars worth of boating inventory at the Florida State Fairgrounds. The 3-day sales event includes new boats, trailers, docking, safety equipment and much more. The Tampa Bay Boat show is free, open to the public and will go all weekend long. Click here for more information. Click here for more information.

Saturday, May 13:

John Legend – Darkness and Light Tour 2017

John Legend is kicking off the summer with his Darkness and Light North American Tour, where his second performance will hit Coachman Park in Clearwater. Gallant will also be joining Legend on stage. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Click here to buy tickets.  

St. Pete Beach Beer Fest 

Beer with a beach view. The 2017 St. Pete Beach Beer Fest will showcase more than 50 beers from national and local craft breweries for your liking. The event sits off the intercostal waterway at the St. Pete Beach Recreation Center. There will also be food available that will benefit the St. Pete Beach Fire Department.  After grabbing a few beers, head on over to the Second Saturday ArtWalk in St. Pete, where you can catch over 40 different art galleries and studios. Click here to buy tickets. 

Sunday, May 14:

Fun ways to spend Mother's Day in Tampa Bay

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 14th! There are deals and freebies throughout the Tampa Bay area. Get free admission to area attractions or get a free meal. If you’re looking for something more special to celebrate, check out our list of popular Mother’s Day brunch spots.

Did we miss an event? Let us know! We want your suggestions. Email your ideas to Zack.Perry@WFTS.com.

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