Looking for some cool things to do in and around around the neighborhood this weekend? Check this out!
Two-day free event that spans the entire length of the Riverwalk including several parks and features family-friendly activities and events showcasing Tampa’s cultural institutions, local musicians and restaurants. The festival includes Taste of Riverwalk on Friday night and RiverFiesta (NEW!) on Saturday. There is also a full concert series of tribute bands on the main stage in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and a balloon glow at sunset on both nights. Other activities include a wiener dog derby, a lantern parade, yoga, a water ski show and a paddle invasion.
WMNF TROPICAL HEATWAVE
WMNF Tropical Heatwave is back again this Saturday at the Cuban Club in Ybor City. This music festival will take place on three stages throughout the venue and will feature acts like Rocket 88, Vodkanauts Have Gun Will Travel and a host of other local and regional bands. The Gulfport Amalgamated Marching Band kicks off the festivities around 6pm and the music goes on into the morning. Tickets available at wmnf.org/wmnf_events/tropicalheatwave
and at the door.
CINCO DE MAYO in the HEIGHTS
Common Dialect Beerworks – Food Mexican lager & music starting @ 7pm
Shuffle – Margaritas, Modelos, Tacos, Nachos, Quesadillas, Shuffleboard and Deejay Kellan @ 7pm
7th Sun Brewery – All U Can Eat Tacos & Sides from John from LOKO Cuisine
Deviant Libation – Alaskan Tacos by This Little Pig 5-9pm
CRAWFISH BOIL IN THE HEIGHTS
Happening at the Corner Club Sunday @ 5pm. Proceeds from the crawfish boil will go towards neighborhood beautification with 2 murals on the Corner Club building organized by Tampa Walls! to be painted in December as part of the festival. Enjoy the sounds of the talented Andy Brey & Friends. Purchase tickets onsite the day of: $25
7th Sun Brewery is hosting This Little Pig’s “We be boilin” this Sunday from 4-8pm. They’ll have plenty of crawfish ($18/lb), muffulettas ($16) and all the fixins.
DERBY DAY IN THE HEIGHTS
C1949 – Choose the winning horse and have your entire bar tab forgiven! Wear your best derby hat for a chance to win prizes and an automatic 15 percent off your tab for good sportsmanship.