8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | August 8-9

1. Back to School Fair (Saturday)
Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine is holding a school fair at Westshore Plaza with all you need to prepare your children for heading back to school. Get the details

2. Suncoast Gun Show (Saturday, Sunday)
This gun show is a favorite for gun collectors, hunters and enthusiasts. The show is held this weekend at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Get the details

3. Summer Nights (Friday, Saturday)
Busch Gardens is open late this weekend for guests to enjoy thrill rides, live music and entertainment. Get the details

4. $15 Days (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
For 15 days in August, Florida residents can head to Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo for just $15 per person. Get the details

5. Tampa Underground Comedy Fest (Friday, Saturday)
Over 20 comedians take the stage at Snappers in Palm Harbor for a special night of comedy. Get the details

6. Bucs Training Camp (Saturday)
This weekend, Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans can watch training camp. The practice is free to attend and open to the public. Get the details

7. 2015 Tampa Noles Block Party (Saturday)
The Tampa Bay Seminole Club is holding their kickoff and block party this Saturday in Ybor City. Get the details

8. Tampa Bay Rays vs Mets (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
The New York Mets are in town for the series against the Rays. Head to the Trop and route for the home team! Get the details


There are dozens of other events happening around Tampa Bay, so if you don’t see one you like above, please check out our full list of fun things to do. If you don’t see your event listed, you can search for other events or add it on our Out & About section. http://8.wfla.com/1zWdKvD
We know there’s tons of cool things that make our area so special, so make sure to share the great things happening in your community.

Did you go to a cool event this weekend? If so, we’d love to see pictures. Make sure you include your name and a brief description of the event where the photos were taken, including the city.

We understand that the weather is a key element in planning your weekend. Don’t worry! The Storm Team 8 weather team is on your side. Here’s the latest forecast: http://bit.ly/19b8ICY

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