Yappy Hour 5pm to 7pm Washington Street Park Bring the dogs out for a fun Yappy Hour. The Alan Thomas Group will provide an enjoyable soundtrack to the evening with live music. Yappy Hour.
One Woman Sex and the City A Parody of Love, Friendship and Shoes Begins 8pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts This loving tribute takes audiences through a laughter-infused version of all six seasons of the beloved show, bringing all the favorite characters to life as they brunch, banter, argue, support each other and swoon over men and Manolos. One Woman Sex and the City.
Movies @ The Library Begins 3pm John F. Germany Public Library Take your seats at the library to see Deepwater Horizon. The film is a dramatization of the April 2010 disaster, when an offshore drilling rig exploded and created the worst oil spill in U.S. History. Movies @ The Library.
UT Baseball vs. Lynn Begins 6pm University of Tampa The Spartans take the field to defend their home diamond. Head out to the ballpark to see Downtown Tampa’s local team. UT Baseball vs. Lynn.
Brews and Bites at The Sail 6pm to 10pm Water Works Park A rolling celebration of food and fun, featuring a fleet of area food trucks and live entertainment from local musicians at the venue’s unique 360-degree waterfront bar. Brews and Bites at The Sail.
The Chainsmokers Begins 7pm Amalie Arena Downtown Tampa welcomes the EDM/pop duo behind hits like Closer and Don’t Let Me Down. Get your tickets for a heart-pumping live performance. The Chainsmokers.
Friday Concerts in the Park 7pm to 9pm Water Works Park The return of spring means the return of Tampa’s longest running and most beloved concert series: Friday Concerts in the Park (formerly Friday Extra Concert Series). Celebrating 30 years of high-quality musical entertainment, the Friday Concerts in the Park offer a full schedule of live music to satisfy all tastes – from jazz to country to reggae to classic rock. Friday Concerts in the Park.
Chris Rock – Total Blackout Tour 2017 Begins 8pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer, and producer, Chris Rock, takes the stage Downtown for his highly anticipated, all-new tour. Chris Rock – Total Blackout Tour 2017.
Egg Hunt 8:30am to 10am Glazer Children’s Museum Calling all little bunnies! Hunt for thousands of eggs in the exhibits, meet the Easter Bunny, and cuddle adorable animals at this annual event! Don’t forget to bring your own basket, then turn in your eggs for prizes. Egg Hunt.
Easter Weekend at the Aquarium Begins 9am The Florida Aquarium Head to the aquarium for a hoppin’ good time with a diving Easter Bunny, underwater egg scavenger hunt with prizes, and photo ops with the Easter Bunny! Easter Weekend at the Aquarium.
Tampa Bay Storm Cornhole Tournament Begins at Noon Amalie Arena The Tampa Bay Storm host this inaugural cornhole event. Teams of 2 people can sign up for $70 which includes entry to the tournament and much more! The tournament is single elimination, but additional cornhole boards will be provided for eliminated teams to continue playing. Tampa Bay Storm Cornhole Tournament.
Patel Conservatory presents On The Edge Begins 1pm University of Tampa Featuring the award-winning dancers of the Patel Conservatory Popular Dance Program alongside artists from Next Generation Ballet, this performance showcases a variety of works fusing high-energy precision with the fluidity of contemporary dance, the percussion of tap and more. Patel Conservatory presents On The Edge.
UT Baseball vs. Lynn Begins 1pm University of Tampa The Spartans take the field to defend their home diamond. Head out to the ballpark to see Downtown Tampa’s local team. UT Baseball vs. Lynn.
Tampa Bay Storm vs. Philadelphia Soul Begins 7pm Amalie Arena The Tampa Bay Storm host the Philadelphia Soul in their Arena Football League home opener. Tampa Bay Storm vs. Philadelphia Soul.
Chris Rock – Total Blackout Tour 2017 Begins 7pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer, and producer, Chris Rock, takes the stage Downtown for his highly anticipated, all-new tour. Chris Rock – Total Blackout Tour 2017.
Casual Easter Sunrise Service 6:30am to 7:30am Water Works Park This outdoor sunrise Easter service will feature acoustic music from the worship band Higher Purpose. Hyde Park United Methodist will host the service. All are welcome, including children and four-legged friends. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket for this casual worship gathering. Casual Easter Sunrise Service.
Easter Brunch Downtown Begins 11am Downtown Restaurants Head Downtown to enjoy your Easter brunch at any of the many locations! Easter Brunch.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) 3pm to 5:30pm Tampa Theatre This film is a rip-roaring musical adventure about a brave, eccentric family (and their eponymous flying car) out to defeat the tyke-hating Baron Bomburst and his evil Childcatcher. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968).
Yoga in the Park Begins 6pm Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park In operation since 2010, Yoga in the Park is a free riverside yoga session led by an instructor from Yoga Downtown Tampa. Yoga in the Park.
Chris Brown: The Party Tour Begins 7:30pm Amalie Arena Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum-selling, singer-songwriter, Chris Brown brings the party Downtown along with Fabolous, O.T. Genasis, and Kap G. Chris Brown: The Party Tour.
Tampa Riverfest May 6 – 7 Tampa Riverwalk Presented by Friends of the Riverwalk in conjunction with the City of Tampa, this FREE event will run the entire length of the Riverwalk and will feature family-friendly activities and events showcasing Tampa’s cultural institutions, local music and restaurants. Tampa Riverfest.
Amalie Arena The Chainsmokers – April 14 Tampa Bay Storm vs Philadelphia Soul – April 15 Chris Brown – April 16 Tampa Bay Storm vs Cleveland Gladiators – April 22 Neil Diamond – April 23 Red Hot Chili Peppers – April 27 98ROCKFEST – April 28 Eric Church – May 4 Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – May 6 The Weeknd – May 12 Tampa Bay Storm vs. Washington Valor – May 20 Alabama – May 28 Tampa Bay Storm vs Baltimore Brigade – June 3 Tampa Bay Storm vs Washington Valor – June 10 Iron Maiden – June 11 Chance the Rapper – June 14 Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull – June 22 Tampa Bay Times Bridal Show – June 25 Tampa Bay Storm vs Washington Valor – July 1 Rod Stewart and Cyndi Lauper – July 8 Roger Waters – July 11 New Kids On The Block – The Total Package Tour – July 15 Tampa Bay Storm vs Cleveland Gladiators – July 22 Shawn Mendes Illuminate Tour – July 25 August 11 – Lionel Richie: All the Hits – August 11 John Mayer – August 13 Monster Jam – August 19 Ed Sheeran – August 29 The Spin Stops Here Tour 2017 – September 23 Scorpions: Crazy World Tour – October 15 Bruno Mars – October 19 Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017 – October 20 André Rieu – November 1 Lady Gaga – December 1
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts By the Yard: Cirkut Camera Photography – Through December 2017 The Physicians Photography Show – Through May 5 The Boomer List, Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders – April 28 to June 16 Photoshop for Beginners – May 10 to 24 Academy of the Holy Names: Defining Womanhood – May 13 to June 16 Photography 101 – June 7 to 28 International Photography Competition 2017 – June 23 to August 18 Photography 101 Express – July 22 Focus on Your Talent – July 31 to August 28 Photography 101 – August 2 to 23
The John F. Germany Public Library Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays Toddler Time – Wednesdays Crafternoon – Thursdays Baby Sign – Thursdays Movies @ the Library: Deepwater Horizon – April 14 Book Club: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware – April 19 Movies @ The Library: The Magnificent Seven – April 21 Derby Day @ the Library – April 28 Tai Chi with Bonnie Birdsall – May 2 Into the Fold: Star Wars – May 5 Summer Movie @ The Library: Collateral Beauty – May 12 Book Club: Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison – May 17 Tampa’s Historic Newspaper: A Celebration of The Tampa Tribune – May 20
Glazer Children’s Museum Make it Monday – Weekly Toddler Tuesday – Weekly Worldly Wednesday – Weekly Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly Fun Fridays – Weekly Egg Hunt – April 15 Home School Days: Lego Challenge Day – April 19 Education is Key Breakfast – April 27 Check the Museum’s website for a full list of weekday programming.
Henry B. Plant Museum First Fridays – First Friday of the Month Menus: The Epicurean Experience – March 17 to December 23
Patel Conservatory On the Edge – April 15 You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown – April 21 to 30 Spring Into Dance – April 23 Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase – June 4
Stageworks Theatre The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month West Side Story – April 21 to 23 The Got Jokes? Improv Experience – April 22 Avenue Q – May 4 to 21 The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity – June 2 to 18
Straz Center for the Performing Arts One Woman Sex and the City: A Parody of Love, Friendship, and Shoes – April 13 Chris Rock – Total Blackout The Tour 2017 – April 14 and 15 Easter Brunch at Maestro’s – April 16 Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science – April 21 Swingin’ and Swingin’: A Century of Ella – The Florida Orchestra – April 21 The Azure Sky in Ozhua – April 21 to 30 ROCKTOPIA LIVE: A Classic (R)evolution – April 22 The Sandi Sylver Puppet Show – April 22 Breakin’ Out – April 23 Joshua James – April 24 Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man – April 27 to 30 Symphonie Fantastique – The Florida Orchestra – April 28 Best of Tampa Bay – April 29 An Evening of Song with Aaron Tveit – April 30 Let’s Play Live – April 30
Tampa Bay History Center Finding Fairyland: Rediscovering Tampa’s Lost Themepark – Through May 21 Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story – April 15 My Doll and Me: Julie – April 22 TBHC/OLLI: Exploring Tampa Bay’s History – June 10 Sangria and Stories – June 10 History Center Member Reception: Finding Fairyland – June 11 Life of the Party – June 18 TBHC/OLLI Course: Florida’s Fantastic Artifacts and the Science of Archaeology – June 31
Tampa Museum of Art Sky – Ongoing The Classical World: Selections from the Permanent Collection – Ongoing The Classical World in Focus: Animals in Ancient Art – Ongoing Monday Meditation at the Museum – Mondays Art on the House – Fridays Art Spot – Saturdays Lawyers for the Arts – April 20 to 21 Kiss and Tell by Wolfgang Flad – Through December 10 Pride & Passion – April 29
Tampa Theatre Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – April 16 Colossal – April 21 Rumble in the Bronx – April 21 Pete’s Dragon – April 23 Think Globally, Act Communally – April 25 The Princess Bride – April 30 Stop the Presses – May 3 How to Build a Time Machine – May 7 Siddhartha Murkherjee: Science and Storytelling – May 10 Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl and the Train – May 16 Beerfest 2017: Barley’s Angels – June 24 WineFest 2017: Wine’s World – September 8
University of Tampa Baseball vs. Lynn – April 14 Baseball vs. Lynn – April 15 Men’s Lacrosse vs. Florida Tech – April 15 All Graduate Programs Information Session – April 20 Blood Guilt: Orestes on Trial – April 20 Blood Guilt: Orestes on Trial – April 21 Women’s Lacrosse vs. Saint Leo – April 22 Blood Guilt: Orestes on Trial – April 22 Blood Guilt: Orestes on Trial – April 23 Spring Dance Happening – April 26 Spring Dance Happening – April 27 “Aaah…Men!” A Musical Revue – April 28 Softball vs. Florida Southern – April 28 “Aaah…Men!” A Musical Revue – April 28 Spring Dance Happening – April 28 Softball vs. Florida Southern – April 29
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