TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (February 1-3), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.
Friday, February 1
When: Feb. 1-3
Where: St. Pete Beach
Cost: Free admission
Info: Want fun and relaxation for the weekend? Then let your taste buds guide you to some delicious freshly-made foods on St. Pete Beach! Enjoy seafood, live music, and a full marketplace of arts and crafts at the 2nd Annual St Pete Beach Seafood & Music Festival on Corey Avenue in downtown St. Pete Beach. Begin relaxing Friday evening from Noon - 10 pm and continue in the relaxation mode Saturday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Admission is FREE so — enjoy all three days!
When: 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Where: Central Avenue, St. Pete
Info: First Friday St. Pete gets rolling on Central Avenue between 2nd and 3rd Street on – you guessed it! – the first Friday of every month. The party starts at 5:30pm and goes until 10. Your admission is free, the music is live, and vendors and restaurants offer a wide variety of food and drink.
Saturday, February 2
When: 9 a.m. - 1p.m.
Where: Achieva Paw Park at 1659 Virginia Street, Dunedin
Cost: Free Admission
Info: Celebrate the grand reopening of Achieva Paw Park! Dog lovers and their furry friends are invited to dress in their NFL best at this free event that features a Puppy Bowl, an array of vendors, and adoptable dogs from Dunedin Doggie Rescue. The expanded 1.25-acre Paw Park, which is next door to Achieva’s corporate headquarters in Dunedin, has plenty of room for dogs of all sizes to roam and play. Among the highlights of the park are a taller fence for the large dog area, new trees for additional shading and more seating options. Other amenities include agility poles, dog tunnels, water fountains and waste stations.
When: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Where: 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa
Cost: Click here for more information
Info: The new Sparkman Wharf is about eating, drinking and playing — all with a waterfront view. Featuring 10 delicious restaurants and a 30-tap biergarten which pours local and other Florida brews, this downtown foodie hotspot has reshaped Tampa's Channelside district.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Raymond James Stadium at 4201 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa
Info: Monster Jam is adrenaline-charged family entertainment providing jaw-dropping displays and gravity-defying feats that promises to always leave fans entertained. Monster Jam events feature some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger, Max-D, El Toro Loco and many more. Our world-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits in Freestyle, "2-Wheel Skills" and Racing competitions that will put families on the edge of their seats and leave them craving more of this unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable event!
Sunday, February 3
When: 1 p.m.
Where: The Dog Bar at 2300 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg
Cost: Free admission | $5 dog membership fee
Info: Come watch the puppy bowl and the big game all under one roof! Bring your best friend and enjoy some delicious drinks.