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Can y’all believe July begins this week? Some firework shows may be canceled, but your 4th of July weekend can still be LIT. There are fun things to do in Tampa Bay and whatever you choose remember to keep a social distance and stay safe!

If all you’re looking for is July 4th events, check out the Best 4th of July Events in Tampa Bay. For giveaways, city updates, and more things to do across Tampa Bay, follow us on Instagram and Facebook.

📷 Pirate Water Taxi

Hop aboard the Pirate Water Taxi

Arrrgh you ready to tour downtown like never before? Lucky for you, one of our favorite things to do in Tampa Bay is open again! The Pirate Water Taxi offers daily tours of Tampa with 13 stops. You can hop on, hop off, all day long! Tickets may be purchased on board at any stop, online or at the ticket booth located at Stop #7.

In addition to the Pirate Water TaxiYacht StarShip is open again too! You can find the StarShip right near Sparkman Wharf.


More things to do in Tampa Bay on the water:

Kraken Cycleboats
Get Up and Go Kayaks
Urban Kai SUP
Tampa Bay Ferry & Taxi
Clearwater Marine Aquarium Dolphin & Wildlife Tour

Hyde Park Village And Things To Do In Tampa Bay

Shop to Table

ATTENTION all shoppers! Stroll in the sunshine as you discover the very best of Hyde Park Village. From one-of-a-kind looks to exclusive offers, the Shop to Table is your sunny solution for spending time outdoors while stocking up on some favorites making it a top thing to do in Tampa Bay this weekend!

All shoppers should wear a mask or face covering and maintain and 6 feet distance.

Event Details
🗓 JUL 5 | 12PM–5PM
📍 Hyde Park Village


Retailers Participating:

Candle Pour
Canvas Fashion Gallery
Downtown Dogs
Kendra Scott
Sorrento Sweets and more!

July 4Th Things To Do In Tampa Bay

Get down at the 4th of July Lutz Hoedown

Can y’all believe it is already time for July 4th weekend? While this year may be a little different, there are still fun things to do in Tampa Bay to celebrate!

We’re BOOMING with excitement for this one event happening at County Line Produce in Lutz. There will be a corn eating contest, watermelon contest, live music, wagon/power-wheels parade, and most importantly, fireworks at dark.

Event Details
🗓 JUL 4 | 12PM–8PM
📍 County Line Produce – Lutz


What else to do for July 4th:

Order Cake Girl July 4th Crave’n Cups
4th of July with Josh Gilbert Band
July 4th BBQ Celebration
4th of July Bash at Bert’s Barracuda Harley-Davidson
4th of July Our Way at Shuffle

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Visit The Dali Museum

If you’re looking for a classic thing to do in Tampa Bay, head over to St. Pete because the Dali Museum is open to the public again starting July 1st! The Dali is one of our favorite museums in Tampa Bay, so we can’t wait to get back there. They have implemented health and safety precautions and adjusted hours to make your experience a healthy one.

The Dali will offer free admission to all healthcare workers from July 1–5 as a thank you for their essential care in these trying times. Valid ID is required!

If you love museums read 12 Best Museums in Tampa Bay.


Museums you NEED to visit in Tampa Bay:

Glazer Children’s Museum
The Chihuly Collection
Ringling Museum
American Victory Ship & Museum
Dunedin History Museum

📷 Motorworks Brewing

Have a Movie Night in the Beer Garden

Looking for a fun thing to do in Tampa Bay just before the weekend starts? Motorworks Brewing is the place to be. Grab a beer from their taproom, take a seat at a table, or get cozy on the lawn with a blanket and watch a movie! They will have a projector screen playing Independence Day along with complimentary popcorn.

This is a completely dog-friendly thing to do in Tampa Bay, as long as they are on a leash and well-behaved. Did we mention its free?

Event Details
🗓  JUL 1 | 7PM–10PM
📍 Motorworks Brewing


Other things to do in Tampa Bay outside:

Jeep Invasion
That’s My Jam Picnic
Ybor City Walking Tour
Redington Shores Beach Yoga
2020 RunnerMania Virtual Running Festival

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Spread Good Energy

Know a healthcare worker who needs some good energy? We’re partnering with Hiball Energy to bring good energy to healthcare workers who have been fighting hard to protect Tampa Bay from COVID-19. Zero calories, zero sugar, and organic caffeine, this energy seltzer gives us nothing but good energy and good vibes. Check out our blog for more and nominate someone by tagging them on our IG post.

Looking to add a little extra good energy to your day, too? Try some Hiball Energy for yourself. With a variety of flavors like peach, grapefruit, and wild berry, there’s definitely something for everyone. Find a store near you or head to hiball.com to pick up some of the good energy today!

Upcoming things to do in Tampa Bay to look forward to!

While many events are being canceled or postponed, Parking Lot Social is still happening at Raymond James. It is a great event where everyone can have fun while practicing social distancing.

For more things to do in Tampa Bay, give us a follow on @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Facebook and Instagram!

Jenna Podesla

Jenna Podesla

Jenna is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe for updates and follow be sure to follow us on social!

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