TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (July 29-31), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.
Friday, July 29
When: Friday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. | Saturday 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. | Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Tampa Bay Convention Center, Tampa
Cost: $30 Friday & Sunday | $40 Saturday | Children 10 & under are free
Info: Tampa Bay Comic Convention is Tampa’s largest, true comic convention. Featuring a wide spectrum of interests including comic books, magazines, toys, games, Star Wars, Star Trek, anime, manga, cosplay, artwork, sketches and apparel. In addition, chat with a roster of comic industry professionals and celebrities during this 3-day convention. Check it out at the Tampa Bay Convention Center in downtown.
When: Friday at 7:10 p.m. | Saturday at 1:10 p.m. | Sunday at 1:40 p.m.
Where: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg
Cost: Start at $20
Info: Play ball! The Tampa Bay Rays will host the Cleveland Guardians for a weekend series at Tropicana Field! First pitch is Friday at 7:10 p.m., Saturday at 1:10 p.m. and Sunday at 1:40 p.m. Ticket start at $20.
Saturday, July 30
When: 12 p.m.
Where: Vinoy Park, St. Pete
Info: Cyber-culture is coming to St. Petersburg. This electronic dance music and arts festival will feature headliners Hannah Wants, Rafa Barrios, Yheti, Juelz, and many other artists. The Odyssey Music Festival runs Saturday at Vinoy Park in Downtown St. Pete.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Tampa Theatre, Downtown Tampa
Info: BeerFest 2022 kicks off Saturday with an evening of local craft beers and a showing of PeeWee’s Big Adventure at the historic Tampa Theatre. Enjoy beer, snacks and food samples from the city’s top independent restaurants. BeerFest guests are invited to don their too-small suits and red bowties, dress as their favorite Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure character, or come in a costume inspired by the movie.
Sunday, July 31
When: 7 P.M.
Where: Jannus Live, St. Petersburg
Info: Stephen Marley performs Sunday in St. Petersburg! The award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer is the second eldest son of reggae legend Bob Marley. His reggae concert begins Sunday night at 7 p.m. at Jannus Live in downtown St. Pete.