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Hey Tampa Bay, we're back with the best things to do this weekend!

From Oktoberfest to fall festivals to a Lightning Season Kickoff Bar Crawl and more, there are so many things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend! Keep scrolling to make your weekend plans and send this to a friend, because everything is more fun with a buddy.

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Get Ready for Some Fall Fun this Weekend!

Fall Family Fest Oktobeerfest And More Things To Do In Tampa Bay This Weekend 2022

Raprager Farms Fall Festival

The ultimate fall festival is back at Raprager Family Farm! In addition to their standard attractions, like hayrides, hay chute slide, 80′ bounce pillow, petting zoo, kids fort, corn pit, and pony rides, Raprager Family Farm will have unique seasonal attractions. These include a huge variety of pumpkins and gourds, a 5,000 sq ft haunted barn and cemetery, a mini crop maze, and a children’s haunted house. This is the perfect way to kick off October! 

Event Details
🗓 SEPT 25-OCT 30 | Fridays and Saturday 9AM-9PM, Sundays 9AM-7PM
🎟️  $12.50
📍16907 Boy Scout Road, Odessa, Florida 33556

Prost to October!

Oktobeerfest Oktobeerfest And More Things To Do In Tampa Bay This Weekend 2022


Grab your lederhosen and dirndl dresses and head to the St. Pete OktoBEERfest! Enjoy huge steins of craft beer, cocktails, and ciders, delicious German food, games, and all things Oktoberfest. VIP tickets are already sold out, but there is still a chance to enjoy this brew-tastic event. Prost! 🍻 

Event Details
🗓 OCT. 9 | 4PM – 8M
🎟️  $29 GA | $19 for Designated Driver
📍 The St. Pete Coliseum 

No Worries if Beer Isn't Your Thing!

Our favorite coffee flights have gotten a fall makeover! Head to one of The Blend locations this weekend to try their seasonal flight that includes a sampling of their cold brew with pumpkin foam, pumpkin latte, peach cobber latte, and the caramel pecan latte. Whether you’re cozying up with a book or splitting the flight with a friend, this is the perfect way to get in the fall mood.

📍 Downtown St. Pete Location: 490 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
📍Old Northeast Location: 1211 4th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

📍 US-19 Location: 2700 34th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Kick-off Hockey Season with the Downtown Crawlers!

Lightning Bar Crawl Oktobeerfest And More Things To Do In Tampa Bay This Weekend 2022

Tampa Bay Lightning Season Kickoff Bar Crawl

Hockey season is *almost* here! ⚡️ There’s no better way to kick off the season than with the Downtown Crawlers. With your ticket, you will receive free cover, welcome shots at all 5 locations, food, and drink specials all night long, and you’ll be entered to win signed Lightning gear. The past two years this bar crawl has to lead the Lightning to win the Stanley Cup, let’s not ruin it this year! 😉 

Event Details
🗓 OCT 9 | Check-In 4PM-7PM
🎟️  $20
📍 American Social (Check-In)

Enjoy a Tasting Tour!

It’s time for Taste of the Beaches! This week-long event is the perfect way to try something new while support local restaurants. To enjoy your “taste tour,” purchase your ticket and head to one of the participating restaurants to enjoy your “taste.” We’ll be checking out 3 Daughters this week who is offering one draft beer & an appetizer of your choice. For the complete list of participating restaurants and to get your tickets, visit the link below.

Event Details
🗓 OCT. 4-10 | Times vary by restaurant
🎟️  $10
📍All across Pinellas County

The Vintage Roost Market is Back this Weekend!

In need of some fall home decor? Or love hunting for vintage treasures? Well lucky you, the Vintage Roost Market is happening all weekend long in Ybor City! This unique market features 18 different vendors and over 5,000 square feet of antique finds from home decor to furniture to clothes. You never know what you’ll find at the Vintage Roost Market!

Event Details
🗓 OCT 8-10 | 9AM – 5PM
🎟️  Free
📍 2326 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

Looking to Shop Local on the Other Side of the Bridge?

All things fall are taking over Main Street in Safety Harbor! On Sunday, you can shop local and upgrade your style with hundreds of artisans. From home decor to handmade jewelry to flowers and plants, the Safety Harbor Chic Decor & Artisan Market will have it all. This market is the perfect place to enjoy the weather and get in the fall spirit! 

Event Details
🗓 OCT. 10 | 10AM – 4PM
🎟️  Free
📍 Main Street in Safety Harbor

Pumpkins, Craft Beer, Live Music, and More!

Heights Fall Festival Oktobeerfest And More Things To Do In Tampa Bay This Weekend 2022

Heights Fall Festival

Fall has arrived at Armature Works with the Heights Fall Festival! There will be fun for everyone with a pumpkin patch, craft beer, live music, interactive games, and a small market featuring fall-inspired vendors. Whether you’re looking to pick out the perfect pumpkin or shop local vendors like the Tonella’s Flower Truck or grab a treat from Hahn’s Kettle Corn, this is the event for you.

Event Details
🗓 Oct. 9-10 | 10AM-5PM
🎟️  Free
📍Armature Works, Tampa, FL

Ready to Get Spooked?

Sir Henrys Oktobeerfest And More Things To Do In Tampa Bay This Weekend 2022

Sir Henry's Haunted Trail

Spooky season is here which means Sir Henry’s Haunted Trail is back to scaring! This fear park is like no other and features 3 haunted trails, an escape game, and laser tag. At Sir Henry’s, you’ll trek your way through the woods that the legendary phantom Sir Henry haunts as he looks for the murderer of his bride. If you’re lucky you’ll make it out alive…

Event Details
🗓 Weekends from OCT. 1-NOV. 6 | 7:30PM-10PM
🎟️  Start at $25 (tickets must be purchased online)
📍2837 S. Frontage Rd., Plant City, FL 33566 

Wonder what it takes to be a scare actor at Sir Henry's? Watch our UNATION team try being scare actors at Sit Henry's Haunted Trail!

Cheer on Our Champa Bay Teams!

It’s that time of year again, the Rays are heading to the playoffs, the Buccaneers are midseason, and the Lightning season is kicking off soon. We’ll be spending lots of time at our favorite sports bars cheering on our Tampa Bay teams! 

After their clinching a spot in the playoffs and the most wins in franchise history, the Rays are hosting the first round of playoff games at home. Grab your ticket and rays up! 

Event Details
🗓 Oct. 7 | TBD
🎟️ Tickets start at $68
📍Tropicana Field, St. Pete, FL

Another in-state rivalry is happening over at Amalie Arena! This game is the last home preseason game before the season starts on October 12th. Grab your tickets now, this is the lowest price you’ll get to see the Lightning all season long!

Event Details
🗓 Oct. 7 | 1PM
🎟️ Tickets start at $18
📍Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL

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Lightning Game 2 Oktobeerfest And More Things To Do In Tampa Bay This Weekend 2022

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Can we get a GO BOLTS? ⚡️ Grab your ticket for the first game of the season! You won’t want to miss the opportunity to see the 2021 Stanley Cup Championship banner presentation. 

Event Details
🗓 Oct 12 | 7:30PM
🎟️  Start at $90
📍Amalie Arena

97X just dropped the 2021 Next Big Thing lineup and you won’t want to miss this two-day music festival. Grab your ticket now because they are already selling out!

Event Details
🗓 DEC. 3-4 
🎟️ Starting at $151
📍MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater 

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See you next week, Tampa Bay!

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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 Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.

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