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What's happening in Tampa Bay this weekend? | September 27-29

2019 Governors Ball Festival
Posted at 9:21 AM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-29 15:13:48-04

TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (September 27-29), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.

Friday, September 27

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Live at Iberian Rooster
When: 11 p.m.
Where: Iberian Rooster at 475 Central Avenue, Suite 100, St. Petersburg
Cost: $5
Info: Join live cast Hell on Heels as they bring you a live performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at SubCentral Speakeasy in Iberian Rooster. Doors open at 10:30 p.m. and dressing up in highly encouraged!

Saturday, September 28

Glazer Children’s Museum Birthday Bash
When: September 28-29
Where: Glazer Children’s Museum at 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: Celebrate GCM’s 9th birthday with free admission, cake and plenty of birthday surprises all weekend long. Enjoy free admission on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and free admission for a sensory-friendly birthday bash on Sunday from 1-6 p.m.

Tampa Bay Women’s Expo
When: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Florida State Fairgrounds (Expo Hall) at 4800 US-301, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: The Tampa Bay Times presents the Tampa Bay Women's Expo, a special one day event designed especially for YOU. The Expo will feature exhibits, seminars and education on a wide range of women's interests. Whether it's fashion and travel or health and wellness, the Expo has something for everyone. Parking is $8 for cars or $14 for RVs and buses.

The Fabulously Unique Natural Hair and Beauty Expo
When: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Florida State Fairgrounds (Florida Center East) at 4800 US-301, Tampa
Cost: Adults $10 | Children $5
Info: The 2019 Fabulously Unique Natural Hair and Beauty Expo (FABU), presented by Alikay Naturals, is the best natural hair event in Tampa Bay. As a family-focused event, this unique experience brings to life the passionate movement of natural beauty through live entertainment, over 50 vendors and more! Parking is $8 for cars or $14 for RVs and buses.

Over the Rainbow Grand Central Challenge
When: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Grand Central District, St. Petersburg
Cost: FREE
Info: Kick off Coming Out Month by grabbing your ruby slippers and heading down the yellow brick road! Teams will compete to fulfill challenges at restaurants, bars and other businesses in Grand Central Business District. After check-in and orientation (and drinks!) at Punky's, your team will receive a location clue. All challenges include public silliness. Complete the challenge and you’ll receive the next location clue. Each team will be assigned ten challenges. Register here no later than September 26!

Hyde Park Village Fall Fest
When: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: 1602 W Snow Cir, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: Celebrate Fall at the annual Fall Festival, benefiting The Humane Society Tampa Bay. Enjoy live music by Josh Carroll Band, a pumpkin patch, a hayride, activities for the kiddos, food, craft brews by J.J. Taylor and much more. You can RSVP for the event here.

Taste of the Beaches
When: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Horan Park at 7701 Boca Ciega Dr, St. Pete Beach
Cost: $10
Info: This wildly popular event is celebrating its return this year. Taste of the Beaches celebrates great music with local bands and amazing food from more than 20 area restaurants and vendors. Catch live music by CeCe Tenal and Soul Kamotion. Food and beverage tickets are available to purchase at event for $1 a piece. Unlimited beer and wine wristbands are available for $25 each.

2nd Annual Wizard Pub Crawl: St. Pete
When: 5 p.m. - midnight
Where: Thirsty First at 119 1st Ave N, St. Petersburg
Cost: $22.50
Info: Calling all Wizards, Witches and Muggles in St. Pete! The 2nd Annual Wizards Pub Crawl is here to celebrate wizardry, drink potions and party all night long. General ticket includes signature wand and house colored wristband upon arrival, exclusive themed drink specials and wristband-only access to several bars on the crawl, and Completion Certificate upon graduating. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Tyler, The Creator
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Yuengling Center at 12499 USF Bull Run Drive, Tampa
Cost: $35.75
Info: Catch Tyler, The Creator on his North American tour after the release of his latest album, IGOR. GoldLink is set to open the show with special guest Jaden Smith.

Brantley Gilbert: Not Like Us Tour
When: 7 p.m.
Where: MIDFLORIDA Amphitheatre at 4802 US-301, Tampa
Cost: $20
Info: Brantly Gilbert is coming to Tampa! He'll perform with special guests Michael Ray and Lindsay Ell.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Cost: $16.01
Info: Watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Florida Panthers in their final preseason game.

Sunday, September 29

Fall Family Fest 2019
When: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Water Works Park at 1710 N Highland Ave, Tampa
Cost: FREE
Info: Come and celebrate Fall in Tampa Bay with Tampa Bay Moms Group and partners! This year's event will feature local businesses and family resources providing interactive exhibits for guests, giveaways, swag bags and more! And don't forget the goodies. Stop at each booth for a game or giveaway and treat! There will be lots of treats and swag for adults too!

Sing-Along: Mary Poppins (1964)
When: 3 p.m.
Where: Tampa Theatre at 711 N Franklin St, Tampa
Cost: $13 ($10 for Tampa Theatre members)
Info: Sing along with Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins. This movie is perennially one of Tampa Theatre’s most popular sing-alongs, so practice your best-worst cockney accent and join twelve hundred of your closest friends for Sing-Along Mary Poppins!

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Jannus Live at 200 1st Ave N STE 206, St. Petersburg
Cost: $27.50
Info: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony hits the stage of Jannus Live this weekend with special guest Mike Mass! This outdoor venue is standing room only.

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