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What's happening in Tampa Bay this weekend? | October 11-13

Posted at 10:18 AM, Oct 09, 2019

TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (October 11-13), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.

Friday, October 11

Our Lady of Lourdes Fall Festival
When: October 10-13
Where: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church at 750 San Salvador Drive, Dunedin
Cost: FREE
Info: Each year, volunteers from the parish and school come together to put up the “big tent” and fill the campus with rides, games, music, laughter, and fun! Dozens of rides cater to children of all ages with a special section of “kiddie rides” for the little ones. Festival attendees can win prizes at a variety of games or through the raffle, which this year offers a $3,000 grand prize! The flea market has something for everyone, including furniture and clothing at bargain prices.

Hyde Park Pumpkin Patch
When: October 10-31
Where: Hyde Park Village at 1602 W Snow Circle, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: Join Hyde Park Village for their annual Pumpkin Patch. A portion of the proceeds from this year’s pumpkin patch will benefit the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

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Oktoberfest Tampa
When: October 11-13
Where: Curtis Hixon Park at 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: Eat all the brats your heart desires, play in the Outrageous Bavarian Games to win cool swag and prizes and definitely bring your friends and family to participate in it all. As they are every year, the Oktoberfest Games are FREE to play for all. There is a designated Games SignUp tent centrally located on the event field. Enjoy delicious food, live alphorn performances, oompah music, Schuplattler dancers and more!

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Chris Stapleton’s "All American Road Show"
When: 7 p.m.
Where: MIDFLORIDA Amphitheatre at 4802 US-301, Tampa
Cost: $85
Info: Chris Stapleton will be hitting the stage at the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre for his "All American Road Show" tour. Catch him with special guests Brothers Osborne and Kendell Marvel.

Brews by the Bay
When: 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Where: The Florida Aquarium at 701 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Cost: $69 ($59 for Aquarium Members)
Info: Enjoy over one hundred different beers for tasting and food samplings from dozens of local Tampa restaurants with amazing undersea views at downtown Tampa's most unique beer and food event. There will also be a silent disco on the rooftop!

Saturday, October 12

Hyde Park Village Art Fair
When: October 12-13
Where: Hyde Park Village at 1602 W Snow Circle, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: The 30th Annual Hyde Park Village Art Fair showcases nearly 100 national and local fine artists. Artists are hand-selected by an independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants. There will be a vast array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage, and mixed media.

Heights Fall Festival
When: October 12-13
Where: Armature Works at 1910 N Ola Ave, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: Armature Works is hosting the 2nd annual Heights Fall Festival: a two-day, family-friendly, event held on the Armature Works West Lawn. Heights Fall Festival will feature a food drive benefiting Metropolitan Ministries, a pumpkin patch, interactive games and activities, face painters, live music, craft beer corner, and more. Attendees who donate 5 or more non-perishable food items to the food drive will receive a voucher for a complimentary 81Bay beer.

Hunsader Farms 28th Annual Pumpkin Festival
When: October 12-13, 19-20, 26-27
Where: Hunsader Farms at 5500 C.R. 675, Bradenton
Cost: $10 (children 10 and under: FREE)
Info: Everyday of the Pumpkin Festival consists of a craft show, live music and shows, lots of pumpkins, hayrides, pony rides, a chainsaw sculptor, a corn maze, a big train ride, food galore, zip-lining and so much more! Parking is $5.

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Scarecrow Festival
When: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Pioneer Florida Museum and Village at 15602 Pioneer Museum Rd, Dade City
Cost: $10 (kids 5 and under: FREE)
Info: An amazing Fall Festival with awesome food, entertainment, wonderful vendors and more! Build your own scarecrow, enjoy live entertainment with Mr. Tommy and Paw Patrol, watch traditional craft demonstrations, hop on the barrel train ride through the crazy eight corn maze and so much more!

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UFC Fight Night: Joanna vs. Waterson
When: 5 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Cost: $75
Info: UFC heads back to Tampa for the first time since 2016. Former long-time champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk returns to her natural weight class to defend her No. 4 ranking against No. 7 ranked fan-favorite Michelle Waterson.

Sunday, October 13

When: 6 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Cost: $35
Info: This fall, for KING & COUNTRY would like to personally invite you to a theatrical and inspirational night of music and stories like you’ve never experienced. The band will be taking the stage at the top of the show and will play more music than ever before – including every song off their most recent album.