Perfect for dog lovers of all ages, the NY Dog Film Festival will feature two programs, each of which a different medley of documentary, animated and live-action short canine-themed films from around the world. The NY Dog Film Festival is a philanthropic celebration of the love between dogs and people. Attendees are encouraged to bring their dogs as their movie dates! Well-mannered dogs are welcome and required to have their own tickets, with 100% of the dog ticket going to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Waterworks Park Friday evening.
Calling all ink lovers! The 4th Annual Tampa Tattoo Arts Convention kicks off for a weekend-long event at the Tampa Convention Center. Special contestants from Ink Master will also be there. All ages are welcome and tickets cost $20.
Join Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper for an unscripted, uncensored and unforgettable night of conversation. The late-night talk show host and the journalist, longtime friends, interview each other and take questions from the audience. It's a live, interactive look behind the scenes of pop culture and world events. The show begins at 8 p.m. at the Straz Center. Tickets start around $60.
Want to walk and help raise money for adoptable pets in the Tampa Bay area? The 27th Annual SPCA Tampa Bay Pet Walk fundraiser helps raise thousands of dollars and spreads awareness for the needs of pets and wildlife in our community. This family-friendly event boasts music, food, demonstrations, contests, adoptable animals, representatives from local rescues, great shopping and more! The walk starts at 8:30 a.m. at Vinoy Park in St. Pete. Click here to register.
Bacon. Beer. BBQ. What more could you want in life? The Yboar City Bacon Brew and BBQ Festival offers a variety of food trucks and restaurants serving their best bacon, BBQ and dessert dishes. Come join the fun with live music and plenty of beer selection at the corner of Palm and Nebraska in Ybor City. This pet-friendly event is free to attend.
Support homeless pets by dropping by the Humane Society of Tampa Bay’s annual pumpkin patch to pick up a pumpkin! Prices range from $5-$25. The patch is also a wonderful place to get festive photos of your children and/or pets decked out for the fall season!