When: August 3-5 Where: Tampa Convention Center at 333 South Franklin Street, Tampa Cost: $30 Info: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the Tampa Bay Comic Con! There’s a good chance you are likely to see Superman, Spiderman, Batman and a collection of other superheroes on the streets of downtown Tampa this weekend.The masses that support the annual event will be in full regalia at the Tampa Convention Center on South Franklin Street. People dressed in a wide array of costumes is only part of the festivities. It's a venue for celebrity watchers, comic book enthusiasts, vendors, writers and everything nerdy.
When: August 3-5 Where: Tropicana Field at 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg Cost:Click here for ticket information Info: The Tampa Bay Rays will take on the Chicago White Sox for a 3-game weekend series at the Trop! First pitch is 7:10 p.m. Friday night.
When: 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Where: Downtown St. Pete, Florida Cost: Free Info: On the first Friday of every month, the heart of downtown becomes St. Pete’s biggest block party. First Friday St. Pete is a showcase for the great bands, great drinks, and great food that make St. Pete Florida’s most exciting city. The party starts at 5:30 p.m. and goes until 10. Your admission is free, the music is live, and the food and drink is delicious.
When: 7 p.m. Where: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Ampitheatre at 4802 US Highway 301 North, Tampa Cost: $34 Info: Miranda Lambert is bringing The Bandwagon Tour to Tampa this weekend! She will be performing with Little Big Town, Turnpike Troubadours and Tenille Townes. The show begins at the Florida State Fairgrounds at 7 p.m.
When: 8 p.m. Where: Improv Comedy Theater at 1600 East 8th Avenue C-112, Tampa Cost: $17 Info: Standup comedian and actor Steve Byrne will be taking the stage in Tampa this weekend. His show at the Improv Comedy Theater begins at 8 p.m.
When: 10:30 a.m. Where: C.1949 Florida Beer Garden at 6905 North Orleans Avenue, Tampa Cost: $5 Info: Bring your mat for some yoga and beer! Enjoy a soothing yoga session in the beer garden, then come grab a discounted draft after. What's stopping you, let’s flow and let go!
When: 7 p.m. Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa Cost: $35 Info: Kevin Hart is expanding his widely successful and massively hysterical ‘The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour,’ adding over 100 new dates across the world, including a stop at Tampa’s AMALIE Arena on Saturday, August 4! The show begins at 7 p.m. ALSO - cellphones will not be allowed during the show.
When: 7 p.m. Where: Ruth Eckerd Hall at Ruth Eckerd Hall Drive, Clearwater Cost: $20 Info: Hippiefest 2018 rolls into Clearwater on a "Magic" Bus filled with halcyon day hit makers including Vanilla Fudge, Rick Derringer, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels and Badfinger featuring Joey Molland! It's peace, love, happiness and an evening full of great music that has stood the test of time. Don't forget to arrive early for the Hippie Marketplace featuring live local music, food, authentic signed poster auction featuring a wide variety of performers, specialty vendors, the vintage vinyl vault, 70s car show and more! You'll have a chance to let your freak flags fly, once again, as the immensely popular Hippiefest tour returns to celebrate an incredible era in music and American culture.
When: 6:30 p.m. Where: Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront at 333 1st Street South, St. Petersburg Cost: $125 Info: From fly balls to fashionistas, don’t miss a night of fun as the Children’s Dream Fund kids walk the runway with the Rays players and their ladies!
When: 7 p.m. Where: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Ampitheatre at 4802 US Highway 301 North, Tampa Cost: $30.50 Info: Macklemore and Kesha are coming to Tampa on Sunday! The duo will be performing with Wes Period at the Florida State Fairgrounds.