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Tampa Bay Comic Con Presented by MOR and More August Events

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Summer might be winding down, but the fun is still going strong! There are still plenty of awesome events going on in the Tampa Bay area.

So, if you’re looking for some fun things to do, you’re in luck! We’ve put together another list some of the best events this week. If you’re into comic cons, markets, or concerts, you’re going to like these:

Break out your best cosplay outfit because Tampa Bay Comic Con is back! Whether you’re a fan of sci-fi, fantasy, anime, or superheroes, enjoy three days of comic books, art, and appearances from celebrities like Val Kilmer, Brent Spiner, and Cary Elwes! Single Day and 3 Day passes are available. Park in one of the numerous parking areas available downtown, or utilize the alternate transportation services offered by the city…and who knows, maybe you’ll meet everyone’s favorite Family Guy.

Event Details
🗓 AUG 3–5 | FRI 12PM–12AM | SAT 8AM–12AM | SUN 9AM–5PM
📍 Tampa Bay Convention Center
🎟 $–$
📸 Tampa Bay Comic Con

Free, family-friendly market anyone? Watch the sunset as you shop around for local finds from a variety of artisans and vendors–from succulents to handmade doggie treats, there’s a little bit of everything. Enjoy beer and spirits, food, music by special guest, Central Vision, and much, much more. What are you waiting for, make those plans now!

Event Details
🗓 AUG 3 | 6PM–10PM
📍 Brew Bus Brewing
📸 Tampa Bay Markets, Inc.

Sad news alert: it’s the end of an era as Vans Warped Tour makes their last call. But don’t be sad just yet–celebrate over two decades of the United States’ largest, traveling music festival one last time by rocking out with bands like 3OH!3, Every Time I Die, August Burns Red, Tonight Alive, and so many more. Make these memories count!

Event Details
🗓 AUG 4 | 11AM
📍 MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
🎟 $
📸 Vans Warped Tour

Let your freak flag fly! Hippiefest has returned to celebrate an incredible era of music and culture. Enjoy performances from hitmakers including Vanilla Fudge, Rick Derringer, and Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels! Get there early and enjoy the Hippie Marketplace featuring live music, food, specialty vendors, 70s car show, and more. Peace, love, and great music await!

Event Details
🗓 AUG 4 | 7PM
📍 Ruth Eckerd Hall
🎟 $–$$

This one’s pretty cool! We here at UNATION are partnering up with everyone’s favorite museum of science and industry for a spectacular back to school celebration! From 1PM–3PM kids get in free! That’s right F-R-E-E…accompanied by a paying adult, of course. Bring your UNATION tickets to check in and enjoy the usual MOSI fun! So come hang out with us and enjoy the last days of summer.

Event Details
🗓AUG 8 | 1PM–3PM
🎟 Kids FREE | $ Adults

So, what do you think? Tampa Bay’s lookin’ pretty fun this week! But those aren’t the only awesome events happening. Here are some others you should definitely check out:

Cult Classics 2018: Die Hard

Ybor City Saturday Market

Kevin Hart – The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour

Wedding Tasting at The Florida Aquarium

Janet Jackson: State of the World Tour

That’s a wrap on this week’s events! For more stuff to do, check out the app and website. And don’t forget to tag us on Instagram! Use #stufftodointampabay for a chance to get featured on our page.

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Aimee Pacchiarotti

Aimee Pacchiarotti

Aimee is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay blog. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram and Facebook.

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