Dec 3, 2021 - Things to Do

Things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay

Maura Losch/Axios

πŸ› Museum pro tips: A Bank of America card gets you free entry to participating museums around Tampa Bay and the U.S. the first weekend of each month β€” AKA this weekend.

🎢 Uke It Out Fest: Hear everything from reggae and bluegrass to Americana and rock on ukes at this two-night festival. Plus ukulele lessons, a Muddy Waters of the Ukulele contest, an open mic and a Beatles and Tom Petty jam.

  • Friday 7-11:30pm at New World Brewery in Tampa and Saturday 4-10pm at Cage Brewing in St. Pete.
  • $17 advance or $20 at the door. Kids 12 and under free. Vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

πŸŽ„ Downtown Sarasota Holiday Parade: Sarasota's premier kickoff to the holiday season. The 25th annual parade begins at Main Street and U.S. 301 and ends at J.D. Hamel Park.

  • Saturday at 7pm. Free!

🎨 ArtJones: Grab a map and see some art in this self-guided tour, show and sale of original artwork in Gulfport.

  • Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 11am-4pm. Free!

🚀 Holiday Boat Parade: Celebrate 20 years of work restoring the ecology of the Hillsborough River with a light parade hosted by the Sierra Club and Friends of the Hillsborough River.

  • Sunday at 6pm at Lowry Park, going upriver to Sulphur Springs.
  • Free to watch and free for any type of watercraft abiding by the event's safety rules that registers in advance.
  • Riverfront residents are encouraged to decorate docks.

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