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Shopapalooza Festival and More Things in Tampa Bay This Weekend

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Whether you’re setting up your holiday decorations as we speak, or are waiting until December, what better way to get into the festive spirit than with the best things to do in Tampa Bay?!

If you’re on the lookout for the latest local festival, hoping to enjoy some live music, or ready for hot chocolate and ice skating, keep on reading to find the best things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend that best suits you!

Who needs to get some holiday gift shopping done? LocalShops1 is bringing the Shopapalooza Festival back to Tampa Bay with over 300+ local vendors and small businesses to help you shop. Shopping all done? Enjoy some delicious food, live music, local artists, and more all weekend long at this free event!

Pro-Tip: Bring the whole family! Especially the little ones, they’re going to LOVE the Christmas Village! ๐ŸŽ„

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov. 27-28 | 10AM-5PM
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธย  Free
๐Ÿ“ Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Sip Shop Hooray is one of our local favorites to show some love and support in Tampa Bay. They take pride in being a body inclusive, gender-neutral, high-end boutique with not only amazing prices, but an incredible bar to sip while you shop full of happy hours, wine classes, instagrammable photo ops, and more. They just so happen to be rolling out some festivities that you don’t want to miss for Small Business Saturday. You can expect sales, a live DJ to dance the night away, complimentary champagne – what can be better than that?? Celebrate the anniversary of their soft opening and come ready to party!

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov. 27 | 11AM-7PM
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ  Free
๐Ÿ“2053 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg

 

Get your creativity flowing at The 30th Annual Thanksgiving Art & Craft Festival. This two-day event will feature over 150 small and local businesses to help you find that perfect holiday gift. Here you’ll find a variety of fine art and crafts, stop by between 10AM-5PM for this outdoor showcase hosted by the Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce. Admission and parking are free!

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov. 27-28 | 10AM-5PM
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธย  Free
๐Ÿ“1 N Pinellas Ave, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3415

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Get your running shoes on bright and early for the Tampa Bay Turkey Trot! Although unfortunately, they won’t be having the 10k this year, you can still choose to participate in either the 5k or 1-mile runs! Online registration has already started so if you want to join, sign up and start stretching!
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Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov. 25ย 
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธย  Vary by run
๐Ÿ“ 540 S Hercules Ave
Clearwater, FL US 33764

Get in the holiday spirit at Ruth Eckerd Hall with one of the three incredible holiday live shows! On Saturday night, Dave Koz and friends are hitting the stage to perform all of the holiday classics. On Sunday night, enjoy the lively Celtic Angels Christmas. Then on Tuesday, watch the holiday classic, a Christmas Carol, live. Grab your tickets today!

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov. 27, 28, 30
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธย  Vary by show
๐Ÿ“ Ruth Eckerd Hall and Bilheimer Capitol Theatre

Who’s down for some live music and waterfront view this weekend? Visit Whiskey Joe’s Bar and Grill Tampa for Soul Beach 2021: The Outdoor R&B/Jazz Concert & Comedy on the Water. With performances from Yoshi, Omari Dillard, and more artists, you won’t want to miss it. Enjoy a beautiful sunset, live music, some laughs, and drinks to match. Take advantage of the outdoor bar and restaurant to satisfy your cravings. With Ryan Robinson as your host, you’re in for some good entertainment and a good time!

Pro-Tip: Ditch the sneakers and bring your sandals! This event is on the beach, so bring your best beach attire! ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov. 27 | 7:30PM
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธย  $30
๐Ÿ“ Whiskey Joe’s Tampa Bar & Grill

Hi Dallas!

Are you ready to have some FUN?! There are so many great things to do in Dallas this weekend! We can’t wait to share them with you!

From celebrating the Lunar New Year at the AT&T Discovery District, to enjoying some country music, to a free movie screening in honor of Black History Month and more, the weekend canโ€™t come soon enough! Keep scrolling for your weekend plans!

Now, let Vanessa and Kally help plan the rest of your weekend!

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Some Fun Things to Do This Weekend

Are you ready to party? Celebrate the Lunar New Year this weekend at the AT&T Discovery District in downtown Dallas. Enjoy live music, performances by the Rising Phoenix Lion Dance Association, Monkey King Noodle specialties, inspired craft cocktails, and more!

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Feb 5 | 12:00pmโ€“5:00pm
๐Ÿ“ AT&T Discovery District
๐ŸŽŸ Free

Head to Legacy Hall this weekend for great food, drinks, and live music by the best Kenny Chesney tribute band around! The Barefoot Nation show brings the concert experience of sun, fun, classic songs of Kenny Chesney right here to Dallas. Grab your friends and come early for dinner from nearly 20 eateries and a craft cocktail from any of the 5 bars.

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Feb 5 | 7:00pmโ€“10:00pm
๐Ÿ“ Legacy Hall
๐ŸŽŸ Tickets start at $5

Celebrate Black History Month at Grandscape this weekend! Grandscape will hosting a free movie night every week in February. Bring your favorite snacks or grab a bite to eat from one of the local restaurants, pack up some blankets and chairs and enjoy a movie screening of 42 on the Grandscape lawn.  

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Feb 3 | 6:00pmโ€“8:00pm
๐Ÿ“ Grandscape
๐ŸŽŸ Free

Are you ready to try something new? Calling all foodies and Dallas newbies! Come hungry and eat your way through trendy and tasty Uptown Dallas restaurants this weekend. While youโ€™re filling your stomach with all the delicious eats, youโ€™ll get to learn more about the districts’ history and culture from a guide. This is a great way to meet some new people and get out of your comfort zone.
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Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Feb 5 | 1:30pmโ€“4:00pm
๐Ÿ“ West Village
๐ŸŽŸ $89

Must-try team favorite

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One of my all-time favorite taco spots in Dallas is Rusty Taco. I usually get the Fried Chicken Taco and the Fisch Taco with a side of Chips and Queso. Vanessa

Cheer on our Dallas Teams!

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Feb 1 | 7:30pm
๐Ÿ“ American Airlines Center
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets start at $9

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Feb 4 | 9:00pm
๐Ÿ“ American Airlines Center
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets start at $17

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Feb 6 | 5:00pm
๐Ÿ“ American Airlines Center
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets start at $15

Plan ahead for all upcoming games!

Calling all sports fans! Donโ€™t miss out on the best tickets deals for our Dallas Mavericks, Stars, or FC Dallas. Whether youโ€™re looking for a great sports bar to watch the games on a big screen or want to snag some awesome deals on tickets for all upcoming games, weโ€™ve got you covered. The Best Places to Catch Sports Games in Dallas

Our Pick of the Week

Did you know that there is a specialty shop in Dallas where you can get everything pickled? Pickletopia in Old East Dallas serves everything from different types of pickles, to pickled mushrooms, pickled olives, pickled onions, Russian kraut, and so much more. Everything is locally fermented. If youโ€™re a pickle fan, this is the place to go!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 10:30amโ€“4:00pm
Thursday | 10:30amโ€“4:00pm
Friday | 10:30amโ€“6:00pm
Saturday | 10:30amโ€“6:00pm
Sunday | 10:30amโ€“3:00pm

๐Ÿ“ย Pickletopia

More Things to Do in Dallas

Still looking for something fun to do on Sunday?

Temps are starting to drop here in Dallas, which means Dallas Zoo admission drops too. Let the family fun begin! Come visit your favorite animals this weekend for just $8 per person. One of our favorite things to do at the zoo is feeding the giraffes.ย 
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Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Feb 6 | 9:00amโ€“4:00pm
๐Ÿ“ Dallas Zoo
๐ŸŽŸ $8

See you next week Dallas!

If youโ€™re looking for more events and things to do in Dallas check out the appย orย website. ย There is something there for everyone!ย  If you want to follow theย Stuff to Do in Dallasย team adventures be sure to follow us onย Instagram, andย Facebook!

If you can picture the most magical holiday dream in your head, we promise you Enchant Christmas is a dream come true! St. Pete’s Tropicana Field will be taken over with dazzling light displays, a ton of holly-jolly photo ops, an ice skating trail, and a village full of local vendors, festive treats, and more! Bring the whole family, your friends, even your special someone to experience this winter wonderland and make some memories to last.

Pro-Tip: Check their calendar for special events including Paws & Claus where you can bring your pups along for the fun! ๐Ÿถ

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov. 20-Jan. 2ย 
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธย  Starting at $25
๐Ÿ“ Tropicana Field, St. Pete

Join Noah’s Ark Farm for their open house fundraiser at their beautiful country setting. As if cuddling 30 Bunnies in the Bunny Playland isn’t cute enough, you can also walk Brando their sweet Donkey, brush Macho the goat and Snow White the sheep, feed the cows, and so much more. One pony ride will be included for all children, there will also be plenty of photo booth ops to get into the holiday spirit! Get creative with some face painting for a donation – proceeds benefit the Niko Eckley Memorial Scholarship Fund, which helps the rescued fur babies and children in need. They kindly ask you to leave your pets at home to have some fun with their farm animals!

Pro-Tip: This is a cash-only event, so come prepared! No need to bring outside food and drinks, they’ll have concessions available.

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov. 27
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธย  $10 Per Person (2 and Up)
๐Ÿ“ Noah’s Ark On Wheels and Noah’s Ark Farm

Cheer on Our Champa Bay Teams!

Game Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov. 27 | 1-3PM
๐Ÿ“ Al Lang Stadium

Spice Up Your Weekend with New Experiences!

On the hunt for holiday gifts? Our Shop Small Tampa Bay UNATION Experience is perfect for you! ๐ŸŽย  Gift your best friend a 50% off facial from Belamour Aesthetics, a $10 gift card to both Joyful Notion and Hazel + Dot, a 5×7 UNATION Tampa Skyline print from Abbie Creates, a dry style, or two braids and sip menu drink from Sip and Dry, and a DIY painted mug from Color Me Mine all in one.

Please note, vouchers can be used on the same day or you can redeem each coupon separately within the 30 day period. Limit 2 vouchers per person.

In the mood for exploring? Treat yourself to a Day Spent Right in Tampa Heights with our UNATION Experience! Refresh yourself with a 12 oz glass of kombucha from Flower Crown Kombucha, get your body moving with a Gaze Hot Yoga class, and cool down with a single or standard scoop of ice cream Jeni’s Ice Cream at the Pearl.

Please note, vouchers can be used on the same day or you can redeem each coupon separately within the 30 day period. Limit 2 vouchers per person.

More Fun Events You Don't Want to Miss This Weekend!

See You Next Weekend, Tampa Bay!

Come back for the latest events next week! Donโ€™t forget to follow us @StuffToDoInTampaBay on Instagram,ย Facebook,ย TikTok, and YouTube to keep up with the best things to do in Tampa Bay!

Madison Skipper

Madison Skipper

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

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