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Labor Day weekend events in Tampa Bay | August 30 - September 2

2019 CMA Music Festival - Day 1
Posted at 10:39 AM, Aug 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 11:23:33-04

TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this Labor Day weekend (August 30-September 2), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.

Friday, August 30

Rockin’ Cleveland Street Festival
When: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Station Square Park at 612 Cleveland St, Clearwater
Cost: FREE
Info: Food trucks and local restaurants will serve up their featured dishes in a People’s Choice “Brunch Competition”. Enjoy door prizes and a local pop-up market. Admission is free if you register here.

Florida Georgia Line Tour
When: 7 p.m.
Where: MIDFLORIDA Amphitheatre at 4802 US-301, Tampa
Cost: $110
Info: Florida Georgia Line is bringing their "Can’t Say I Ain’t Country Tour" to Tampa this weekend. Watch them perform along with special guests Dan + Shay, Morgan Wallen and Canaan Smith.

USF vs Wisconsin
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Raymond James Stadium at 4201 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa
Cost: $20
Info: The USF Bulls kick off the 2019 football season at home against the Wisconsin Badgers. The stadium parking lot opens at 2 p.m. and gates open at 5:30 p.m.

Tampa Bay Strength and Fitness Expo
When: August 30-31
Where: Tampa Convention Center at 333 S Franklin St, Tampa
Cost: $10 per day (kids 5 and under are free)
Info: The Tampa Bay Strength and Fitness Expo returns for the 3rd consecutive year at the Tampa Convention Center. This family-friendly event brings the health and fitness community together for two action-packed days. Whether you are a fitness enthusiast or just looking to “check it out,” this event is for you! Food, drinks, and adult beverages are available on-site. This expo is open to the general public and tickets can be purchased at the door or online in advance.

Florida’s Largest Home Show
When: August 30-September 2
Where: Florida State Fairgrounds at 4800 US Hwy 301 North, Tampa
Cost: $8 per day (kids under 12 are free)
Info: Is it time for that new kitchen? What about changing your outdoor spaces? See the latest housing products—remodeling, decorating, landscaping—all under one roof. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and parking is $8.

Saturday, August 31

Labor Day WeekEnd of Summer Brunch Crawl & Pool Party
When: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Mole Y Abuela at 1202 N Franklin St, Tampa
Cost: $55
Info: Celebrate the end of summer with this brunch crawl and pool party! Ticket includes unlimited brunch and mimosas at Mole Y Abuela, transportation for the crawl, cover entry for the pool party at wtr Tampa, time at the Sunset Lounge at The Franklin Manor, welcome shot at each stop and so much more.

Summer of Rum Festival
When: 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Where: Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park at 1001 N Blvd, Tampa
Cost: $24
Info: Tampa Bay’s Summer of Rum Festival is an island-inspired celebration of everything rum. Over 40 types of international rum will be featured along with live music from Sublime and Rome. Balance out your drinking with plenty of delicious eats from local food trucks and vendors. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Chris Brown Tour
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Cost: $39.75
Info: Catch Chris Brown on his INDIGOAT Tour, featuring special guests Tory Lanez, TY Dolla $ign, Joyner Lucas and Yella Beezy!

Summer Classics: Casablanca (1942)
When: August 31 and September 1 at 3 p.m.
Where: Tampa Theatre at 711 N Franklin St, Tampa
Cost: $10 ($7 for Tampa Theatre Members)
Info: Casablanca manages to be strongly original while also synthesizing parts of many films of its time: a wartime setting, a hero with shades of gray in his past, a female lead who wants something she can’t have, humor and tragedy and parody and sacrifice. And, of course, doomed love. Immediately after the film will be a short discussion and audience Q&A.

Sunday, September 1

MarineMax Sarasota Hosts: AquaPalooza 2019!
When: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: New Pass Sandbar at 1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota
Cost: FREE
Info: MarineMax Sarasota brings you fun in the sun with AquaPalooza 2019! Raft up with fellow boaters to enjoy music, free giveaways, and more! Party will be at New Pass Sandbar, just in front of the marina. Please RSVP to keep up to date on event information.

Monday, September 2

Labor Day Beach Reggae Party
When: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Whiskey Joe’s Bar and Grill at 7720 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: Join Jah Movement and friends for a nice day by the beach of Whiskey Joe's as they bring you the BEST Reggae, Dancehall, RnB, Hip Hop, Soca and Afro Beat music. Nice vibes for the entire family.