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What's happening in Tampa Bay this weekend? | June 14-16

Posted at 3:02 PM, Jun 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 04:04:09-04

TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (June 14-16), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.

Friday, June 14

Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

When: Now Open
Where: Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios Orlando
Cost: Click here for ticket information
Info: Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure – the epic new addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – will soar into Universal Orlando Resort and become the most highly themed, immersive coaster experience yet.

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TreeHoppers Aerial Adventure Park

When: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Where: 27839 St. Joe Road, Dade City
Cost: $56.95 for 12 and up
Info: Get ready for a thrilling experience from the treetops! TreeHoppers Aerial Adventure Park in Dade City is one of the largest obstacle courses of its kind in Florida. The TreeHoppers park features a total of nine different courses with over 100 unique elements, creating a series of adventures to lead you throughout the Florida forest. The best part? You don’t have to be a circus acrobat or Tarzan to enjoy TreeHoppers.

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World's Strongest Man competition

When: June 13-16
Where: Bradenton, Florida
Cost: Free
Info: Get ready to see 30,000-pound trucks pulled and 650 pounds deadlifted at the Tachi Palace World's Strongest Man competition in Bradenton. The competition is taking place June 13-16, with the qualifying rounds occurring on the first three days and the finale happening on Sunday. The event is free to attend.

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Tampa Bay Restaurant Week 2019

When: June 13-23
Where: Click here for more information
Cost: $15-$79
Info: Tampa Bay Restaurant Week is back for its twelveth year. For a limited time, dozens of local restaurants are offering affordable three-course prix fixe meals. To take advantage of the savings, all you need to do is visit any of the 56 participating restaurants between Thursday, June 13 and Sunday, June 23 and ask for the special Tampa Bay Restaurant Week menu. The three-course meal costs between $15 and $70 per couple or person (depending on the restaurant). It is a great way to try out a new restaurant without worrying about how much the bill will be at the end of the night.

Pride Night at Tropicana Field

When: 7:10 p.m.
Where: Tropicana Field at 1 Tropicana Dr., St. Petersburg
Cost: $30
Info: The Tampa Bay Rays invite you to Pride Night at the Trop on Friday, June 14 at 7:10 p.m. when the Rays take on the Los Angeles Angels. For just $30 ($55 value), this specially priced ticket package includes a seat in the Lower Level and Rays Pride Hat. You can pick up your Rays hat at the Redemption Center located inside the Gate 3 concourse through the 5th inning.

D.L. Hughley standup

When: 8 p.m.
Where: Tampa Improv at 1600 E 8th Avenue C-112, Tampa
Cost: $37.50
Info: One of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today has also made quite an impression in the television, film and radio arenas. First and foremost a standup comedian, he stars in his 5th stand-up comedy special “Reset” which is currently airing on Showtime.

Saturday, June 15

Dog Day at the Rays

When: 1:10 p.m.
Where: Tropicana Field at 1 Tropicana Dr., St. Petersburg
Cost: $30
Info: The Tampa Bay Rays invite you and your puppy pal to Dog Day at the Rays at Tropicana Field when the Rays take on the Los Angeles Angels! For just $30 ($40 value) this specially priced ticket package includes a seat for you and your best pal in the GTE Financial Party Deck and a Rays Dog Day themed item.

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Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Charleston Battery

When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Al Lang Stadium at 230 1st Street South, St. Petersburg
Cost: $17
Info: The Tampa Bay Rowdies will host the Charleston Battery on Saturday night at Al Lang Stadium. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 16

Summer Classics: Jaws (1975)

When: 3 p.m.
Where: Tampa Theatre at 711 N Franklin Street, Tampa
Cost: $10
Info: The classic Steven Spielberg film "Jaws" will be showing on Sunday at the historic Tampa Theatre in downtown.