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Memorial Day Weekend Events in Tampa 2020

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While Memorial Day Weekend in Tampa may look a little different this year, we are still excited to share with you safe ways to have fun this three-day weekend! 

Get ready for vintage shopping, a trip to the aquarium, a beach day, and more! What are you waiting for? Read on and see the best events for Memorial Day Weekend in Tampa!

This Memorial Day commemorate from home with Ancestry’s Memorial Day “Parade of Heroes”! The virtual parade will be hosted by Emmy award-winning television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and will also feature musical performances by two-time GRAMMY award-winning singer-songwriter Tori Kelly and more.

In a 45-minute live production, the parade will memorialize the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and bring to life stories of strength and hope through exclusive veteran interviews and special tributes.

To honor your veteran from home before, during, and after the parade, share your veteran’s story in a post on your own Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #RememberAtHome and @Ancestry, and your story could be featured on their pages when the parade continues on social media afterwards!

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🗓 MAY 25th | 11AM

Live Music at Salt Shack on the Bay

If you love a beautiful sunset, live music, and signature cocktails, check out Salt Shack On the Bay this Memorial Day weekend! The festivities begin on Friday and continue through Monday with different live performers every day.

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🗓 MAY 22-25 | Times Vary Daily
📍5415 W Tyson Ave, Tampa, Florida, 33611

Head out to the backyard of Shuffle for some social distancing fun! Shuffle is Tampa’s only indoor shuffleboard bar. As a test for re-opening, Shuffle is hosting an outdoor party for Memorial Day. For $20, you can enjoy all you can drink keg beer, hot dogs, and burgers. 

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🗓 MAY 25 | 2PM–7PM
📍 2612 N Tampa St. Tampa, FL

The three-day Vintage Roost Market is starting back up again this weekend! With awesome vendors offering their own unique distinctive vintage flair, the 5,000 square feet of Vintage Roost in Ybor City is filled with fabulous pieces for you to discover. 

This is the perfect event in Tampa this weekend if you are itching to get out of the house.

Vintage Roost is offering a safe and wonderful vintage shopping experience for their customers and vendors in accordance with Florida State COVID-19 guidelines of 50% capacity and continuing to maintain social distancing.

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🗓 MAY 22-24 | 9AM–5PM
📍 2326 E 7th Ave, Tampa, Florida, 33605

We’ve dolphin-itely have missed the Florida Aquarium and they are now open! This weekend the Florida Aquarium is offering buy one get one free tickets for present or past military service members.

Simply use the code “MDay2020” when purchasing your tickets online.

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🗓 MAY 22-31 | 9:30AM–5PM
📍701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, Florida, 33602
🎟 BOGO for Military Service Members

Support local artists by shopping the Memorial Day Art Sale! The Dunedin Art Cave is a temporary art installation at the 351 Warehouse on the Pinellas Trail.

This weekend they will have amazing deals on originals, prints, and more. All vendors will be wearing masks and gloves, patrons will be asked to keep a 6-foot distance, and capacity will be monitored and controlled, if necessary.

Be sure to talk a stroll along on the Pinellas Trail and stop by one of the local restaurants for lunch after you shop the sale!

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🗓 MAY 25 | 10AM–5PM
📍351 Albert St, Dunedin, Florida, 34698

Don’t you just miss having the sand in-between your toes? Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect time to visit the beach. Kick-off the summer by visiting one of our beautiful Tampa Bay beaches—responsibly, of course! 

The Beach Capacity Dashboard on the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office website lists out all Pinellas County beaches and shows their capacity in real-time.

You can see if your favorite beach is open, reaching capacity, or full/closed before you decide to visit!

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Madison Skipper

Madison Skipper

Madison is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube

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