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Cheers to the New Year, Tampa Bay!

Whether you’re working on your New Year’s resolutions or hoping to try something new, it’s time for a fresh start to welcome the new year and we’ve got the perfect thing for you. From Comic Con, to an art festival, spice up your weekend with the best things to do in Tampa Bay.

Calling all comic book junkies and cosplayers! St. Pete Comic Con is coming to the Coliseum in downtown St. Pete for their two-day convention. Enjoy all things comics, anime, cosplay, and more while checking out tons of exhibits and special guests! Show of your talents and best comic con attire, grab your tickets before they sell out!

“Everyone should experience Comic Con at least once! It’s incredible to see so much talent, plus the cosplay is amazing. You’ll leave wanting to bring your own costume the next year! – Selena | UNATION City Guide Lead

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Jan. 8-9 | Hours vary by day
๐ŸŽŸ Ticket passes starting at $20
๐Ÿ“ St. Pete Coliseum

A little retail therapy never hurt anyone, right? Shop local at The Market Marie in Clearwater this weekend with over 50 local small business owners. Enjoy live music as you shop, free yoga, henna, food trucks, and so much more.

Pro-Tip: Not sure where to park? There will be parking available on 640 Pierce St, Clearwater FL, 33756

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ย  Jan. 8 | 10:00am-2:00pm
๐ŸŽŸย  Free
๐Ÿ“ 710 Court St, Clearwater, Florida, 33756

Our Tampa Bay Lightning are going head to head against the Calgary Flames and Boston Bruins this weekend, and what better way to spend a Bolts game than at home in Tampa Tickets are still available for both games, but they’re going quick. If you havenโ€™t been to a Lightning game at Amalie Arena yet, check out ourย fanโ€™s guideย before you go!

Pro-Tip:ย We recommend going to Hattrick’s for some delicious wings after the game, and going for a stroll afterwards on the Tampa Riverwalk!

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Jan. 6 | 7:00pm
๐ŸŽŸ Starting at $28
๐Ÿ“ Amalie Arena

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Jan. 8 | 7:00pm
๐ŸŽŸ Starting at $93
๐Ÿ“ Amalie Arena

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Our Tampa Bay Buccaneers are coming back home to play against the Carolina Panthers. Tickets are on sale now and starting at $120, so throw on your jersey, head to Raymond James Stadium, and start the tailgating. Before the game, head to our Fan’s Guide to see all the best spots to check out in and around the stadium.

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Jan. 9 | 1:00pm
๐ŸŽŸ Starting at $120
๐Ÿ“ Raymond James Stadium

Local art is taking over downtown Dunedin! Go out for a stroll along main street and check out the 25th Annual Downtown Dunedin Art Festival. Explore the perfect blend of high-end geographic appeal and a great opportunity to participate in a high profit show. Enjoy some fresh air, a nice day out in Dunedin, and tons of creative exhibits.

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Jan. 8-9 | 10:00am-5:00pm
๐ŸŽŸ Free
๐Ÿ“ 271 Main Street in Dunedin, FL

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Trim Studioย is a wellness boutique that offers inch loss and skin toning therapies. Test out their Cryoskin treatments that freeze fat and sculpt areas on the body with their Cryoskin machine for slimming, toning, and facials. Their Verjรบ Laser is FDA-cleared and clinically proven to shrink fat cells and allows them to work on up to 3 body areas at a time.

Be sure to check out their infrared sauna blanket and Normatec compression therapy for even better results! You can start your free consultation and mention this post (link to content) for a free Compression treatment at your first appointment.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 9:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | 9:00am-6:00pm
Friday | 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am-3:00pm
Sunday | Closed

๐Ÿ“ 700 Court St, Clearwater, FL 33756

Plan Ahead for These Upcoming Events

Gasparilla season is near! Mark your calendar for the Childrenโ€™s Parade on January 22nd and the Parade of Pirates on January 29th. Show off your best pirate-fit on Bayshore and stay tuned to UNATION for the best places to pre-game Gasparilla and more pirate themed events coming to town this January.

Event Details
Gasparilla Parade of Pirates
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Jan. 29 | 2:00pm-6:00pm
๐ŸŽŸ Free
๐Ÿ“ Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa

Children’s Gasparilla Parade
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Jan. 22 | 11:00amโ€“7:00pm
๐ŸŽŸ Free
๐Ÿ“ Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa

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Tampa Cigar Week

Tampa Cigar Weekย is back with a packed list of events from social events, networking, raffles and opportunities to support charities!

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Mar. 24-27ย 
๐ŸŽŸ Starting at $150
๐Ÿ“ Tampa, Florida

Have a Great Weekend, Tampa Bay!

Come back next week for more events to check out. 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.

Aimee Pacchiarotti

Aimee Pacchiarotti

Aimee is a UNATION team memberย and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe to our text and email, and follow us on social!

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