TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (November 1-3, 2019), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.
Friday, November 1
When: November 1-3
Where: Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota
Cost: $30 for 16 and older | $25 for 15 years and younger | Toddlers $16
Info: Get ready to jump around have some fun on a giant bounce house this November. The Big Bounce America Tour is coming to Sarasota November 1-3. This bounce house is 10,000 square-feet and features a 900 foot-long inflatable obstacle course. It has been Guinness certified as the "World's Largest Bounce House."
When: Nov. 1-3
Where: JD Hamel Park, Sarasota
Info: Get ready for the inaugural Sarasota Country Music Festival! Enjoy live music, BBQ, arts/crafts, special attractions and tons of family fun. The festival will deliver three days of everything from classic country and folk to bluegrass and Cajun.
When: Nov. 1-3
Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa
Info: Cirque du Soleil is back on ice with AXEL, a new electrifying experience fusing world-class ice skating with breathtaking acrobatics. Follow AXEL and his dynamic group of friends whose passion for live music and graphic arts come to life in an exhilarating adventure that reminds us that our dreams are within reach. Get ready for awesome music, astonishing projections, and stunning acrobatic skating performances.
Saturday, November 2
When: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: Water Works Park, Tampa
Info: Join the excitement at Water Works Park on Saturday, November 2 for a day full of fun, music and Tampa’s selection of artisan crafts and delicacies. Our festival showcases 75-80 exhibitors - including sample specialty batch foods all unique to the area!
When: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: Big Cat Rescue, Tampa
Cost: $50 | Free Parking
Info: The Wildcat Walkabout is Big Cat Rescue’s pawsome annual fundraising event to benefit conservation projects for wild exotic cats around the globe. This is the one day each year that guests may wander the sanctuary at their leisure during the 3-hour event and see many of the sanctuary’s 60 exotic cats in their spacious, natural enclosures. Food trucks, raffles, gift shop items and more.
When: Nov. 2-3
Where: North Straub Park, St. Petersburg
Info: Savor St. Pete is an exciting two-day celebration of food, wine and craft beer in the downtown St. Pete waterfront. The festival will take place at North Straub Park, a popular spot for amazing waterfront views and amazing events. Savor St. Pete delivers a palate-pleasing, star-studded weekend destination event showcasing the talents of renowned wine & spirits producers, brewmasters, chefs, and culinary personalities to educate, entice, enlighten, and entertain.
Sunday, November 3
When: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Curtis Hixon Park, Tampa
Info: Straz LIVE! in the Park is a family-friendly mash-up of an afternoon picnic, a concert in the park and a block party featuring live entertainment of popular Broadway tunes, favorite opera arias and a surprise guest or two. Pack a cooler, chairs and blanket to enjoy this delightful afternoon at Curtis Hixon Park. There will also be food trucks on site.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg
Info: A real tour de force. The World of Dance Live Tour brings everything you love about World of Dance in a live dance showcase of raw talent, dedication and jaw-dropping choreography. Enjoy the world’s hottest dancers from the NBC World of Dance television show and top-notch dance celebrities on stage for an exclusive, high-production concert.