Jun 9, 2021 - News

Tampa announces Boom by the Bay will be back in 2021

A shot from Boom by the Bay 2019. Photo: @cityoftampa

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor announced the post-pandemic comeback of Boom by the Bay, the city's 4th of July celebrations, with a slightly awkward video that still had better acting than Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater's Amazon Prime show.

What to expect: Tampa is upping its game with six firework displays along the downtown waterfront and a new boat parade and Blessing of the Fleet along the Riverwalk.

  • Find more information about the celebrations around the city here.

Side note: Rays fans were disappointed that the big announcement wasn't a new stadium in Ybor as they expected.

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