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Things to Do for Memorial Day Weekend in Tampa Bay

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Memorial Day weekend is on the horizon! Still looking for plans? Whether you have family coming to visit or hanging out with friends, we’ve got you covered with events, things to do, and so much more.

From music festivals, staycations, and everything in between, keep reading to make the most out of your Memorial Day weekend!

Memorial Day Weekend Events 🎉

Memorial Day Weekend

Sunset Music Festival

Sunset Music Festival is coming in hot! You’re in for 3 days full of all things music, good vibes, and the ultimate party takeover.

Each day is packed with an epic lineup including Skrillex and Alesso taking the stage at Raymond James Stadium. Plan your SMF getaway with your best crew and secure your tickets before they sell out!

Memorial Day Weekend

Tampa Bay Margarita and Music Festival

Less worries, more margaritas and music! The Tampa Bay Margarita and Music Festival is headed to Julian B. Lane Park for a weekend to remember.
For those 21 and up, kick back and indulge in all the margaritas you can sip on, and all the tasty food to satisfy your cravings. Did we mention there will be an awesome band lineup? Cheers!
Memorial Day Weekend

11th Annual FORD International Cuban Sandwich Festival

Everyone has their own opinion on their favorite Cuban sandwich in Tampa Bay, right? Now you can be the judge! Don’t miss out on the 9th Annual FORD International Cuban Sandwich Festival!

Taste your way through Centennial Park in Ybor City with as many Cuban sandwiches as you’d like. Stick around for music, dance performances, even attempt to beat the record for making the biggest Cuban sandwich in the world!

Memorial Day Weekend

Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees

Rays up! It’s baseball season and what better way to spend Memorial Day Weekend than with your cracker jacks in hand, Rays gear on, and cheering on our Champa Bay team?

Mark your calendars for the next home game and tap below for our guide to the Tropicana Field, game tickets, and more!

BoatStock 2022

This one is for you music lovers! Boatstock is back this year with their incredible floating music festival and epic lineup to match! One this is for sure, this isn’t your typically concert festival – and that’s the best part!

Set sail on your boats to Madeira Beach and grab your floaties to chill out on the water with friends and family. With Stormbringer as the headliner, you can’t miss out!

More Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend 🥳

Memorial Day Weekend

Spend a Day Out on the Water

Grab some friends and spend a day out on the water! It’s no secret Tampa Bay is sunny all year ’round (With the occasional showers) and there are tons of water activities to beat the heat and have some fun.

If you’re having a boat day, Honeymoon Island and Caladesi Island State Park is a great spot to visit, as well as Beer Can Island! Be sure to stop by one of our favorite dock and dine restaurants in Tampa Bay to grab a meal!

Memorial Day Weekend

Have a Beach Day

Due for a beach day? Feel the white sand between your toes…and everywhere else! Soak up some sun rays and head out to one of the best beaches in Tampa Bay. Bring your sunglasses, snacks, sunnies, and sunscreen!

Memorial Day Weekend

Book a Staycation

Take a break from your busy schedules and treat yourself to a Tampa Bay staycation! Plan a Memorial Day Weekend with family or friends and enjoy the luxurious of the best hotels in Tampa Bay. 

Memorial Day Weekend

Book a Daycation

Looking for more of a mini-getaway? No worries! Experience all the fun of a trip without breaking too much out of your normal routine with a daycation in Tampa Bay.

With Resort Pass, you’ll be able to pick the hotel of your choice that offers day passes, spa passes, even cabana rentals to reserve your spot – no hassle!

Memorial Day Weekend

Unleash Your Inner Foodie

Can’t go wrong with a classic burger, right? Indulge in the savory flavors and treat your taste buds to some of the best burgers in Tampa Bay this Memorial Day Weekend.

Out with family? Maybe looking for your next cheat meal? Tap below for some must-visit spots!

Memorial Day Weekend

Take a Road Trip

Sometimes a road trip away is the best medicine! If you’re looking for a change in scenery, planning a day trip near Tampa sounds like the best plan for you.

From natural springs to dip into or beautiful gardens to explore, a day trip awaits you!

Memorial Day Weekend

Beat the Heat with an Indoor Activity

Not a big outdoors person? No problem! Skip the crazy traffic or beach goers and experience some indoor activities in Tampa Bay you have to see for yourself.

From escape rooms to indoor skydiving, whatever you’re in the mood for, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Memorial Day Weekend Events and More

Head out to an event or make some plans to spend Memorial Day Weekend in Tampa Bay the best way! Follow us @StuffToDoinTampaBay on on Instagram, FacebookTikTok, and YouTube for more of the best things to do in Tampa Bay.

Selena Perez

Selena Perez

Selena 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 Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.