8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | February 27-28

1. Rays Fan Fest (Saturday)
Fan Fest at Tropicana Field will feature Rays players, coaches, a Kids Zone with batting cages and home run derby and Reading with the Rays. Get the details

2. Bay Area Renaissance Festival (Saturday, Sunday)
This weekend the theme at the MOSI festival is Time Travelers! See belly dancing, Steampunk Invasion, Fantasy Market and more. Get the details

3. Fine Arts Festival (Saturday, Sunday)
Featuring artist demos, shopping, music, a children’s activity booth, food vendors with seating and much more for all in Downtown Bradenton! Get the details

4. Suncoast Blues Festival (Friday, Saturday)
The 2nd annual Suncoast Blues Festival at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds with multiple performers each night. Get the details

5. Disney Live! (Saturday)
Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic is at the Amalie Arena with two shows on Saturday. Get the details

6. Gasparilla Outbound Voyage (Saturday)
Tampa’s favorite pirates make ready to sail back out to sea at this celebration at the Tampa Convention Center. Get the details

7. Beer, Bourbon and Barbecue Festival (Saturday)
Curtis Hixon Park turns into a Hoedown this weekend for the original festival with 60 beers, 40 bourbons, lots of BBQ & music. Get the details

8. Matilda The Musical (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
The Tony Award-winning musical is at The Straz 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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