TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (February 8-10), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.
Friday, February 8
When: Feb. 7-18
Where: Florida State Fairgrounds
Cost: $13 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Info: The 2019 Florida State Fair will open February 7-18 with plenty of new rides, exhibits and, of course, fair food! The Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa will feature all the tasty fried cuisine, over 100 midway rides and games, live entertainment, equestrian shows and animal displays.
When: 8 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.
Where: Side Splitters Comedy Club at 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa
Info: Comedian Louis C.K. will be performing at Side Splitters Comedy Club this weekend in Tampa!
Saturday, February 9
When: February 9-10
Where: Pinellas Pioneer Settlement at 3130 31st Street South, Saint Petersburg
Cost: Adults $15, Children 5-12 $5, 4 and under free
Info: Celebrate the viking culture and heritage this weekend in St. Pete! The weekend will be full of family fun and games. Enjoy watching and playing some traditional Viking games with activities for kids while learning about historic craftsmanship & professions from skilled artisans. You can even watch warrior arts, weapon demonstrations and live combat!
When: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: Tropicana Field at 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg
Info: Get ready for baseball! The Tampa Bay Rays Fan Fest will feature clubhouse tours, batting cages, Rays player interactions, a beer garden, Giant Blake Snell Bobblehead Photo Experience, goat yoga and so much more.
When: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Where: Land O' Lakes Heritage Park at 5401 Land O' Lakes Boulevard, Land O' Lakes
Info: Come join the fun at the Pasco Blues Festival! Enjoy live entertainment from local artists, great food from around the bay and family fun for all ages. Local blues musicians will be on stage all day so bring your lawn chairs or enjoy our seating while it lasts. This is a great chance to meet your neighbors, get involved in the community and enjoy blues music.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa
Info: The Tampa Bay Lightning will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at Amalie Arena this weekend! The puck drops on Saturday at 7 p.m.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 7th Avenue, Ybor City
Info: The Knight Parade begins this weekend along historic 7th Avenue in Ybor City. The Krewe of the Knights of Sant' Yago has hosted it every year since 1974, and it is considered the largest of its kind in the Southeast.
Sunday, February 10
When: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Downtown Dunedin at 271 Main Street, Dunedin
Info: Just a short drive from Tampa, along Dunedin's Main Street, you will meet some of the country's finest artists and crafters with products all handmade in America. Ceramic planters, functional pottery, hair accessories, handmade one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and an expansive Green Market offers something for every taste and budget.