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This is the first blog of 2021 and we made sure to make it a good one so that you kick off the year the right way! We have a list of the best things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend from encountering dinosaurs to doing some shopping. Keep reading to start planning out an amazing weekend.

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Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru

Have you always wanted to be in a Jurassic Park movie? Now you can with this interactive drive-thru experience featuring over 70 moving and roaring dinosaurs! Although you’ll be safe inside your vehicle look out for the swinging tails of 80-foot-long dinosaurs. If you;re ready to encounter some of the largest dinosaurs to ever roam the earth and eeriest marine creatures, grab your tickets today!

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🗓  NOW – JAN 10
📍 Tropicana Field

St. Pete Festival of Speeds

Do you have a need for speed? If so, check out the 17th annual Festival of Speeds in St. Pete. They will be showcasing over 250+ exotic, classic, muscle cars, motorcycles and luxury brands. It’s the perfect event to take any car lover to as they’ll have both vintage and contemporary vehicles of all makes and models.

Guests will also be able to enjoy fine wines, festive cocktails, and culinary offerings. There will also be a cigar lounge, music, awards presentation, and so much more. 

Event Details
🗓 JAN 10 | 10AM-4PM
📍 Vinoy Park

St. Pete Saturday Morning Market

The St. Pete Saturday Morning Market is a huge weekly market located in Downtown St. Pete. This market is perfect if you’re looking for local goods like produce, clothes and jewelry, handmade decor, and more. This is a great way to kick off a day in downtown St. Pete.  We recommend hitting up the Morning Market before visiting one of the local museums for the perfect weekend!

Event Details
🗓 JAN 9 | 7AM-12PM
📍 Saturday Morning Market

Corey Avenue Sunday Market

If you’re looking to do some more shopping in St. Pete then you have to check out the Corey Avenue Sunday Market.  This market has over 60 vendors selling local and conventional produce, plants, herbs, raw honey, local art, hand crafts, and so much more. You’re guaranteed to find something unique here! It’s on St. Pete Beach so afterwards you can enjoy a day at the beach with your friends and family.

Event Details
🗓 JAN 10 | 10AM-2PM
📍 Corey Avenue

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Things to Look Forward to: Gasparilla Bash

Mark your calendars for January 16th because you’ll be able to enjoy Gasparilla Bash from the comfort of your own living room.  This virtual event will feature a highly produced virtual concert from the Black Honkeys band. You get a Bash Box with your ticket that includes some decor and Gasparilla fan fare, a tasty treat, and drinks. It’s the perfect way to bring the spirit of Gasparilla to your living room! Get your tickets now before they sell out.

Event Details
🗓 JAN 16 | 7PM-9PM
📍 Virtual

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