Hey Tampa fam, we hope y’all are staying safe and healthy during these unprecedented times! We understand finding things to do in Tampa Bay may be difficult right now, so we put together a list of the best ways to spend your time either at home or out while practicing social distancing.
Check out our Community Page for more information and ways to help the community during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Stay up to date on everything by following us @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram or joining our Facebook Group. Stay safe and healthy!
Upcoming Virtual Events
Do you miss attending events? We sure do. But we are loving how events are getting creative and hosting virtual experiences that we all can enjoy during this quarantine.
Start adding these virtual events to your calendar:
Stuff to Do in Quarantine LIVE: The Cake Girl | MAY 14
The Cake Girl will be taking Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay’s Instagram Account on Thursday, May 14th, at 5PM to teach everyone how to decorate cakes! Follow us on @stufftodointampabay for more details.
Virtual Walk to Cure Arthritis | MAY 16
Join the fight and register for the Virtual walk to Cure Arthritis! After taking your own personal walk on May 16th, join on Facebook for live conversations, stories, and fun! Register, fundraise, and come together to support each other following the steps to victory.
Ruth Eckerd Hall Virtual Talent Show | Now through MAY 22
Ruth Eckerd Hall and the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts invites YOU to be a part of their virtual talent show! To enter follow @RuthEckerdHall and @HoffmanSchoolofTheArts on Instagram. Post a video 60 seconds or less on Instagram with the hashtag #rREHTalentShow and tag @RuthEckerdHall and @HoffmanSchoolofTheArts. The winner will receive 2 Premium Tickets to any show of their choice (restrictions may apply).
Pinellas County Drive-Thru Mega Pantry
Everyone is welcome to stop by and collect a box or bag of free, pre-packed groceries! Feeding Tampa Bay does not require ID, paperwork, or pre-screening to receive food.
Volunteers will load the food directly into each vehicle, practicing social distancing guidelines. If you want to volunteer, register here!
MAY 16 | 9AM – 12PM
Tropicana Field in Lot 4
Support Local Restaurants
Under Florida’s Phase 1, restaurants are now allowed to have indoor seating at 25% capacity–bar seating is closed. Tables outdoors must be separated by at least 6 feet and groups with more than 10 people should not be seated.
If you choose to go out, please enjoy your favorite local restaurants responsibly!
Workout at Home with Local Gyms
We can’t wait for everything to settle down so we can work out in a gym again! Right now, gyms are not open so many local gyms and studios are offering awesome home workout options.
Retail stores are now allowed to operate at 25% capacity in Tampa Bay. Many are opening with restrictions and asking for those who are sick or those who have been around anyone who is sick to not come into the store.
Local gift shop, Hazel + Dot, is open for appointment only but still offering virtual shopping and curbside pickup/delivery to those who don’t feel comfortable.
Here are some other awesome local shops to check out: