8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | September 12-13

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Sunday)
Football is back! The Bucs have their opening home game against the Tenessee Titans at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday. Get the details

2. Festival of Flight (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Festival of Flight is bringing hot air balloons, planes, deltas, kites, helicopters and all forms of flight together in Wesley Chapel. Get the details

3. Rockin Wings Festival (Saturday, Sunday)
Thousands are expected to turn out for this event in Payne Park in downtown Sarasota this weekend to enjoy the best wings around. Proceeds support the Lazarus Foundation Inc. & Kids Force. Get the details

4. Martin Lawrence (Saturday)
The popular comedian is in Tampa at the Straz Center. Get the details

5. Celebra Tu Herencia Festival (Saturday)
Event celebrating Tampa Bay Hispanic Heritage in Ybor City with a full day of music, folkloric dances, cooking competitions and more. Get the details

6. I Like It Hot Festival (Saturday, Sunday)
The largest gourmet spicy food show in Florida is held in Largo this weekend! Sample tons of hot and spicy food from vendors all over Florida. Get the details

7. USF St. Pete Block Party (Saturday)
Celebrating 50 years, USF is hosting a block party with USF vs FSU watch party, vendors, Kids Zone, live music, food trucks and more. Get the details

8. Tampa Bay Fashion Week (Saturday, Sunday)
Personal stylists will offer shoppers complimentary fashion consulting at International Plaza to kick off fashion week this weekend. 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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