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From art exhibits, margaritas wars, even an arcade game bar? There’s something for everyone to enjoy this weekend. Keep up with the best things to do in Tampa Bay and make some plans!

No Worries, Just Margaritas! 🍹

Tampa Bay Margarita Wars

Who could use a refreshing margarita…or one…or two? You’re in luck! Tampa Bay Margarita Wars is back for another year to bring you the ultimate tequila battle. Spend your day sampling a variety of margaritas created Tampa Bay’s best mixologists – sounds like a good plan for us!

Take a break from the margs and put your judging hats on to help award Tampa Bay’s Ultimate Margarita! With live entertainment, Mexican-inspired hors d’oeuvres, and more, who would want to miss this?

Event Details
🗓 May 19
🎟 $30-$95
📍Tampa River Center

Unleash Your Inner Child 🙌

Park and Rec Tampa

For a night out in Downtown Tampa, Park and Rec Tampa is a must! Whether we’re hanging out with friends or showing visiting relatives around, this spot is perfect for good drinks and fun both indoors and outdoors.

The neon signage and game vibes are unmatched, you can actually feel your inner child coming out. Plus, Park and Rec is the only place that has giant bucket pong – if you haven’t played before, you need to!

Pro-tip: If you’re hoping for the total VIP experience when you visit with friends, email VIP@parkrectpa.com for the hook up!

  • $3 Corona Tallboys
  • $6 Patron Margaritas
  • $20 Cazadores Margarita Pitchers
  • Sin Night – 50% off Service Industry Employees Tab with Proof of Current Employment | 9PM
  • Join us for Karaoke
  • $4 White and Green Tea Shots
  • $5 White Claws
  • $6 Absolut and Jameson
  • Giant Bucket Pong Tournament *Win Prizes*
  • $4 High Noons
  • $5 White Tea Shots
  • $6 Red Bull & Goose
  • AYCD $20 Goose | Patron | Bacardi
  • $8 Grey Goose | Patron | Bacardi
  • $200 Bottles Grey Goose | Patron | Bacardi
  • $8 Don Julio | Ketel One
  • $200 Bottles Don Julio | Ketel One
  • $4 High Noons & White Tea Shots
  • $10 Liquor Pitchers – Goose | Patron | Bacardi

Museum Date Anyone? 🎨

📷 The Dalí Museum © 2021 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

"Picasso and the Allure of the South" at The Dali Museum

If you haven’t gotten the chance to see this incredible art exhibit, we highly recommend while you still can! “Picasso and the Allure of the South” is exclusively at The Dalí Museum and showcases Pablo Picasso’s artwork, half of which has never before been seen in the U.S. until now.

Plan a museum visit on Saturday evenings since they will be open later on select nights! Before you leave, turn yourselves into a Cubist work of art with the “YOUR PORTRAIT” experience – we couldn’t resist!

Pro-tip: Stop by Café Gala on your way out for some delicious treats and drinks!

A Little Rosé Keeps the Troubles Away 🥂

Rosé by the Bay 2022

Grab your best crew and head out to The Birchwood for Rosé by the Bay – because who wouldn’t love a day full of sampling 10 amazing rosés and a variety of drinks, munch on delicious bites, and enjoy waterfront views of Downtown St. Pete?

Raid your closet for your best pink and white attire to fit the theme and start sipping! If you’re up for it, get the VIP experience and grab your tickets before they sell out.

Event Details
🗓 May 22
🎟 $45-$125
📍The Birchwood

Fun for the Kiddos! 🎉

Blippi the Musical

The Straz Center is known for having epic entertainment of all kinds, so if you want to be the best parent in the world to your child, take them to see Blippi the Musical!

Don’t be fooled, this is no snooze fest – kids will get the chance to see Blippi off-screen and in person. There’s no shortage of audience engagement, music for the kids to dance to, and so much more to enjoy. Snag your tickets before they sell out!

Event Details
🗓 May 28
🎟 $30-$120
📍The Straz Center

What's New in Tampa Bay 🎉

Zip Line at TradeWinds Island Resort

Get ready for some zip-lining… a three-story zipline to be exact! Make the TradeWinds Island Resort your summer destination and check out their latest additions in Tampa Bay. With an adrenaline pumping zip line, plus a new delicious Mexican restaurant? We’re there!

Check out our What’s New in Tampa Bay blog for more openings and spots coming soon!

Tap Below for More Events in Tampa Bay this Weekend:

Cheer on Our Champa Bay Teams 🥳

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Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Event Details
🗓 May 21
🎟 Prices vary
📍Al Lang Stadium

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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Detroit Tigers

Get ready for 3 back to back home games! OurTampa Bay Rays are up against the Detroit Tigers for an epic game lineup. Tap below to grab your tickets and check out our guide to the Tropicana Field before you go!

Save the Date 🗓

Jack Harlow

Event Details
🗓 Oct. 15th
📍 Yuengling Center

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📷 @kevinmazur
The Weeknd

Event Details
🗓 Aug. 4
📍Raymond James Stadium

UNATION Tries: Becoming Beekeepers for the Day 🐝

Wish you could taste a little bit of everything Tampa Bay has to offer? We’ve got you covered! We’re kicking off our newest series, Tasting Tampa Bay, to give you the insight scoop on what to try before you visit these local spots.

Our first stop was Bake n’ Babes – known for their delicious and unique sweets. Check out our experience trying their Freak Shake! 🍰

Come Back Next Week, Tampa Bay!

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Selena Perez

Selena Perez

Selena 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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