WHAT: Tampa Tattoo Arts Convention is a three-day event featuring 400 artists from around the world tattooing all weekend long. Special guest include celebrity tattoo artists , Cleen Rock One, Alli Baker of Best Ink and James Vaughn from Ink Master. Along with Black Ink Crew and Reese Hilburn from Tattoo Nightmares. There will be live entertainment, suspension acts, burlesque, tattoo contests, vendors and seminars.
WHEN: Sept. 18-20
WHERE: Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St. Tampa, FL 33602
COST: $20 day; $40 weekend pass. Free for children younger than 12.
TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY FEST
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 19, from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m.
WHERE: The Getaway, 13090 Gandy Blvd N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
ST. PETE OKTOBERFEST
WHAT: St. Pete Oktoberfest returns to the streets of Grand Central District as an all-day, family friendly event. Oktoberfest will include a lineup of entertainment featuring local bands, authentic German food, arts/crafts vendors, a kids’ area, a series of Oktoberfest-themed games and beer! This year's headliner is The Betty Fox Band!
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 19, from 1 p.m. until 11 p.m.
WHERE: 2900 Block of Central Ave., St. Pete
TAMPA BAY FASHION WEEK
WHAT: Tampa Bay Fashion week is in full swing! Saturday check out the designer trunk shows at International Plaza from 12:30-3:30pm. Must sign up to participate. Fashion stylist consultations at the International Plaza will offer shoppers complimentary fashion consulting and personal shopping services through Wednesday, Sept. 23.
WHEN: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 12 p.m.- 6 p.m., Sunday
WHERE: International Plaza & Bay Street, 2223 N. Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607
BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT GLAZER CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
WHAT: Celebrate the museum’s fifth birthday with free admission on Saturday and Sunday. See the Wizard of Oz visiting exhibit and party with performances, games and music.
WHEN: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
WHERE: 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING FAN FEST
WHAT: The Tampa Bay Lightning's Fan Fest, presented by Florida Hospital is Sept. 27. Get ready for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Florida Hospital is giving away free t-shirts to the first 3,500 fans in attendance. Fans can park in any Lightning-owned lot for a discounted rate of $5 and enter through the grand entrance on Ford Thunder Alley. Lightning players will sign autographs in two 45-minute shifts beginning at 1:30 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.
WHEN: Sept. 27, 9 a.m.
WHERE: Amalie Arena, Downtown Tampa
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