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What's happening in Tampa Bay this weekend? July 6-8

Posted at 10:38 AM, Jul 05, 2018
and last updated 2019-07-08 02:51:09-04

TAMPA BAY, Fla. - If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (July 6-8), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.

Friday, July 6

First Friday in St. Pete

When: 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. 

Where: Central Avenue, Downtown St. Petersburg
Cost: Free
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 5:30 p.m. and goes until 10 p.m. Your admission is free, the music is live, and vendors and restaurants offer a wide variety of food and drink.

Chris Brown Presents: Heartbreak On A Full Moon Tour

When: 7 p.m.

Where: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Ampitheatre at 4802 US Highway 301 North, Tampa
Cost: $22
Info: Chris Brown is coming to Tampa this Freaky Friday! He will be performing his Heartbreak On A Full Moon Tour at the Florida State Fairgrounds. The concert begins at 7 p.m. 

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

When: 8 p.m. 

Where: The Straz Center at 1010 N Macinnes Place, Tampa 
Cost: $38
Info: Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that's returning to delight Tampa audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love - the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more - plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including "In My Own little Corner," "Impossible/It's Possible" and "Ten Minutes Ago," in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who's ever has a wish, a dream ... or a really great pair of shoes.

Bryan Callen standup comedy

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Tampa’s Improv Comedy Theater at 1600 E. 8th C-112, Tampa
Cost: $25
Info: Bryan Callen got his start as an original cast member of MAD TV. He then went on to play numerous roles on the small and big screen including Old School, The Hangover 1 & 2, Bad Santa, Sex and the City and many others. He’s also a regular on ABC's The Goldberg’s. Check out his standup at Tampa’s Improv Comedy Theatre. 

Saturday, July 7

Dunedin Orange Festival Brew Off

When: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. 

Where: Edgewater Park 51 Main Street, Dunedin 
Cost: Free Admission | $20 Drink Tickets
Info: Sample craft beers from Tampa Bay breweries and vote for your favorite as they compete for the coveted citrus beer trophy! Enjoy great live music, rides for the kids, delicious drink vendors and tasty food trucks in the park. Click here for more event information.

<u><em><strong></strong></em></u>Coheed and Cambria & Taking Back Sunday

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Ampitheatre at 4802 US Highway 301 North, Tampa
Cost: $29
Info: Coheed and Cambria will be rocking out Saturday night at the Florida State Fairgrounds! The show begins at 6:30 p.m. and tickets start at $29. 

Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Louisville City FC

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Al Lang Stadium at 230 1st Street South, St. Petersburg 
Cost: Click here for ticket information -
Info: Come watch the Tampa Bay Rowdies take on Louisville City FC Saturday night! Game begins at 7:30 p.m.

Dan & Phil World Tour 2018

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Ruth Eckerd Hall Ruth Eckerd Hall Drive, Clearwater
Cost: $37.50
Info: Dan & Phil actually leave their house traveling from the UK to Ruth Eckerd Hall to see you IRL again! You’re in for a crazy evening of entertainment combining all the best features of Dan & Phil’s book, YouTube channels, radio shows and countless infamous videos online! Expect hilarious anecdotes, sketches, some surprises and lots of audience interaction that they will probably regret. Don't miss their return to Clearwater only at Ruth Eckerd Hall!

Sunday, July 8

Devil’s Den Spring

When: 8 a.m. 5 p.m. 

Where: 5390 N.E. 180th Avenue in Williston, Florida
Cost: $20
Info: Located nearly 60 feet underground, you can find one of Florida’s best swimming holes. Tourists from all around the world travel to Devil’s Den Spring in Williston, Florida to snorkel and scuba dive inside a prehistoric cave. With a maximum depth of 54 feet, Devil’s Den Spring offers ancient rock formations that date back 33 million years. Divers and snorkelers can enjoy fantastic views inside crystal clear water that remains a cool 72 degrees year-round. 


Try vegan soul food

When: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Where: Ray’s Vegan Soul at 169 Martin Luther King Jr. Street, St. Petersburg
Cost: Click here for menu options 
Info: Vegan soul food. It sounds like an oxymoron but we promise you it's not! Ray’s Vegan Soul in downtown St. Pete offers savory soul food dishes with a healthy twist. With over 2,000 original vegan recipes, Ray’s food menu changes every week so be sure to check the restaurant’s Facebook page to see what’s cooking. Check out Ray’s Vegan Soul on Sunday’s for live jazz music. 


Historic Tampa Churches with Author John Cinchett

When: 2 p.m.

Where: Oxford Exchange at 420 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa
Cost: $5
Info: Join author John Cinchett as he discusses the history of Tampa’s oldest churches! The session begins at 2 p.m. at Oxford Exchange. 

Dr. Strangelove at Tampa Theatre

When: 3 p.m.

Where: Tampa Theatre at 711 North Franklin Street, Tampa
Cost: $10
Info: The classic comedy Dr. Strangelove will be playing at the historic Tampa Theatre this Sunday! Tickets are $10.