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What's happening in Tampa Bay this weekend? | January 28-30

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Posted at 10:39 AM, Jan 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-28 10:39:44-05

TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (January 28-30), there is plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.

Friday, January 28

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Yuengling Center at 12499 USF Bull Run Drive, Tampa
Cost: $45.75
Info: Gabriel Iglesias is back on tour and is coming to Tampa! Catch the comedian at USF this weekend. Doors open 60 - 90 minutes prior to ticketed show time.

St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival
When: January 28-30
Where: Williams Park at 350 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg
Cost: $7-$15 (ages 14 and younger are FREE)
Info: Come on out for the 4th Annual St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival. Festivities begin Friday evening from 4pm-10pm and continue Saturday 11am-10pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. Ticket prices vary by day. A variety of seafood entrees and vegetarian dishes will be available, along with a diversity of side dishes and desserts, and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. While enjoying your meal, sit back and relax to musical entertainment consisting of live on-stage performances by local and regional musicians.

Saturday, January 29

5th Annual Gasparilla Bar Crawl, Brunch & VIP
When: 9 a.m.
Where: participating locations in Downtown Tampa or SOHO Tampa
Cost: $30+
Info: Get ready for the pirate invasion with some brunch and cocktails! Choose the Downtown Tampa crawl and get started at District Tavern Tampa or Park & Rec Tampa before hitting the bars (Yeoman’s Cask & Lion,
Maloney’s Irish Bar, and more) or opt for the SOHO Tampa route and kick off your crawl at The Patio before stopping by some SOHO hot spots (Rose Bar, Ava Tampa, etc). General Admission includes 5 free welcome shots, food & drink specials, free entry to all venues, Best Dressed Pirate Contest and more. You also have the option to upgrade to the brunch-included package and VIP.

Gasparilla
When: 11:30 a.m.
Where: Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: Ahoy, mateys! The 2022 Gasparilla Pirate Fest is returning in January to invade Hillsborough Bay. The event starts at 11:30 a.m. with the boat invasion, led by the only fully-rigged pirate ship in the world, the Jose Gasparilla, across Hilsborough Bay. At 2 p.m. you can see the pirate parade down Bayshore Blvd. You can aslo enjoy Pirate Fest along the Riverwalk, with music and live entertainment from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Trading Card Game Con
When: January 29-30
Where: Florida State Fairgrounds at 4800 US-301, Tampa
Cost: $10/day (ages 17 and under are FREE)
Info: TCG-CON is a one-of-a-kind event bringing together fans and collectors of trading card games and sports cards. Over 50 of the nations top TCG vendors selling sports cards, Pokémon, Magic the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, Digimon, Dragon Ball Super, Cardfight Vanguard, Flesh and Blood, card accessories, and more! The event will take place in the Special Events Building at the fairgrounds.

Looking for a local coffee spot to try out this weekend? Stop by Felicitous Coffee and Tea House in Tampa!

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