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What's happening in Tampa Bay this Weekend? | May 20-22

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Posted at 9:03 AM, May 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-20 09:12:08-04

TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (May 20-22), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.

Friday, March 20

Sarasota Shrimp & Music Festival
When: May 20-22
Where: J.D. Hamel Park at 199 Bayfront Drive, Sarasota
Cost: FREE
Info: The fun, food, festivities and relaxation begin Friday evening with hours from 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. The fun and festivities continue Saturday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. and finally come to a close Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Choose entrees (seafood, meat and vegetarian) cooked fresh onsite. Select from a diversity of side dishes, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and of course – scrumptious desserts! Then sit back and be caressed by the captivating sounds of live musical performances on stage by some of Florida’s and the region’s top musical talents. The final ‘seasoning’ is shopping a marketplace of arts and crafts (e.g., painting, mixed-media, glass), gourmet food items and specialty products. Enjoy during the breaks between band performances!

Bill Burr
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Midflorida Credit Union Ampitheatre at 4802 U.S. Hwy 301 N, Tampa
Cost: $54+
Info: Comedian Bill Burr is coming to Tampa for his Slight Return Tour. This is a cell phone free event.

Saturday, March 21

Rides by the River Car Show
When: 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Where: Armature Works at 1910 N Ola Ave, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: Calling all automotive enthusiasts. See collector cars, hot rods, imports and exotic rides at Armature Works this weekend. The Buddy Brew & Craving Donuts Trucks will be onsite, so be sure to stop by for some coffee and donuts! Want to participate with your vehicle? Enter at the intersection of Palm Avenue and Market Street on the North side of the building across from the Pearl Apartments. Upon entry an Armature Works parking attendant will direct you where to go.

Kane Brown
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Cost: $56.75+
Info: Country music star Kane Brown is coming to Tampa for his Blessed & Free Tour. He'll preform with Walker Hayes and RaeLynn.

Rowdies vs Riverhounds
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Al Lang Stadium at 230 1st St SE, St. Petersburg
Cost: $26+
Info: The Tampa Bay Rowdies take on the Pittsburgh Riverhounds in St. Pete this weekend!

Sunday, March 22

Game 3: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers
When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Info: The Tampa Bay Lightning takes on the Florida Panthers in Game 3 of the second round of the NHL Playoffs. The Lightning already have a 2-0 lead this round and will play in Game 4 on Monday at 7 p.m. If you can't make it to either game, you can still go to the Lightning Plaza Party at Thunder Alley to watch the game and celebrate Tampa Bay. Tickets for that are $5.