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What's happening in Tampa Bay this weekend? | January 3-5

Posted at 1:20 PM, Dec 31, 2019
and last updated 2020-01-05 20:48:55-05

TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (January 3-5), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.

Friday, January 3

Jurassic World Live Tour

When: Jan. 3-5
Where: Amalie Arena
Cost: $15
Info: Jurassic World comes to life for the first time in a touring arena show! Your trip to Isla Nublar takes a terrifying turn after the Indominus rex escapes and causes chaos in the park! The adventure continues as you join forces with a team of scientists to unravel a corrupt plan and save Jeanie, an all-new dinosaur, from a terrible fate. Along the way, experience some of Jurassic World’s most iconic dinosaurs including Blue the Raptor, Triceratops, Pteranodons and the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex!

Jurassic World comes to life in Tampa | Taste and See Tampa Bay

Holiday Lights in the Garden

When: 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Where: Florida Botanical Gardens, Largo
Cost: $5 donation
Info: It's the last weekend for Holiday Lights in the Garden! Check out the amazing Christmas lights at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo through Saturday, January 4.

Florida Botanical Gardens lights up Largo for the holidays | Taste and See Tampa Bay

Saturday, January 4

Busch Gardens Three Kings Celebration

When: January 4-6
Where: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Cost: Included with admission
Info: Continue your Christmas traditions with the Three Kings Celebration at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Downtown Dunedin Art Festival

When: Jan. 4-5
Where: Main Street, Dunedin
Cost: Free
Info: Get ready for the Downtown Dunedin Art Festival this weekend! This free fest will features sculptures, photography, glass, paintings, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media and more.

Disney's Aladdin on Broadway

When: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Where: Carol Morsani Hall at The Straz
Cost: $35
Info: Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion Kings comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.

Sunday, January 5

Romeo and Juliet

When: 3 p.m.
Where: Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg
Cost: $37
Info: This full-scale production, set to the composition of Sergei Prokofiev, showcases William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. Experience the timeless, passionate romance like never before while 55 talented ballet stars from The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Ukraine perform their sought-after production in St. Petersburg at the Mahaffey Theater on January 5th.