TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (April 5-7), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.
Friday, April 5
When: April 5-7
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa
Info: Tampa, Florida is excited be the home of the NCAA Women’s Final Four for the third time in the history of the championship. Semifinal action at Amalie Arena will take place at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM ET on Friday, April 5, followed by the national championship game at 6:00 PM ET on Sunday, April 7. There are a variety of ticket options for fans, with prices starting at $75.00. Singer Gavin DeGraw will headline a free concert as part of Tampa’s 2019 NCAA Women’s Final Four festivities. Entrance to the park starts at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday at Curtis Hixon Park. Click here for all other related Final Four events.
When: April 5-7
Where: Burns Square, Downtown Sarasota
Info: World-acclaimed artists will use chalk as their medium and the road pavement as their canvas to create oversized masterpieces turning the road into a 'Museum in Motion.' The Chalk Festival returns to downtown Sarasota in the Burns Square district on April 5-7. Enjoy live music, art vendors, food vendors, beer gardens, street performers and so much more.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Jannus Live at 200 1st Avenue North, St. Petersburg
Info: The Revivalists are coming to Tampa this weekend! They will be performing their 'Take Good Care Tour' at Jannus Live in Downtown St. Pete.
Saturday, April 6
When: April 6-7
Where: Keel & Curley Winery 5210 Thonotosassa Rd, Plant City
Info: Free Blueberry Festival, anyone? This family-friendly event will feature over 100 food and craft vendors, live music, a kids farm zone, u-pick blueberries, and a wine tasting school. Admission to the festival is free and parking is just $10 per vehicle. The event is also pet-friendly.
When: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Dunedin Community Center at 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin
Info: The 2019 Dunedin Highland games are on the horizon. This year promises to be bigger and better with Pipe Bands, Highland Dancers, and Athletes from around the world. Come on out and enjoy a day filled with music, dance, food and drink imported from Bonnie Scotland directly to Dunedin.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Sims Park, Downtown New Port Richey
Info: Ruth Eckerd Hall on the Road presents Eddie Money with special guest Greg Billings Band at the Chasco Fiesta 2019 at Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey on Saturday, April 6 at 7 pm. For the first time in the fiesta’s history, tickets for reserved seating will be sold. Presented along the banks of the beautiful Pithlachascotee River, the Chasco Fiesta is one of the longest-running and known events in Pasco County.
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Yuengling Center at 4202 E Fowler Ave SUN 130, Tampa
Info: Comedian and actor Mike Epps brings the “Funny as ish Comedy Tour” to Tampa’s Yuengling Center! He recently wrapped the Amazon feature “Troup Zero” starring opposite Viola Davis, Allison Janney, and Jim Gaffigan, and a Netflix comedy “Dolemite Is My Name” starring opposite Eddie Murphy.
Sunday, April 7
When: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Vinoy Park at 701 Bayshore Dr NE, St. Petersburg
Cost: $20 General Admission
Info: The 15th Annual Festivals of Speed at St. Petersburg is located in downtown St. Petersburg. The luxury lifestyle Motorsports display will showcase over 300 exotic cars, motorcycles, watercraft and luxury brands. The Festivals of Speed show field has become known for its unique diversity, showcasing both vintage and contemporary vehicles of all makes and models. Guests will experience automotive designs by Porsche, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, Aston-Martin, BMW, Mercedes, McLaren, and more and while enjoying fine wines, exciting culinary offerings, cigar lounge, on site cafes, smooth jazz in the gardens, and luxury brands.