8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | July 16-17

1. Kid’s Day (Sunday)
The annual Kid’s Day at the Tampa Convention Center is a free event with activities such as a petting zoo, bungee zone, and face painting and a guest appearance by Disney Channel Star, Peyton List. Get the details

2. America II Extreme Mud Wars (Saturday)
Come get dirty with Tampa Bay Club Sport at the annual Mud War on St. Pete Beach. Get a team togheter or just watch. Spectators are free! Get the details

3. Cool Art Show (Saturday, Sunday)
The coolest place to find lots of great art this summer is at the 28th Annual Cool Art Show inside the St. Petersburg Coliseum. Get the details

4. Sunset Celebration (Saturday, Sunday)
Enjoy the wildlife at the  Lowry Park Zoo while enjoying the sunset over Tampa. Get the details

5. The Wizard of Oz (Saturday, Sunday)
Come see the new production of The Wizard of Oz at the The Straz Center for Performing Arts as an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic. Get the details

6. Garden Brothers Circus (Friday, Saturday)
The circus comes to town! Animals, acrobats, performers and clowns all come to the USF Sun Dome. Get the details

7. Ice Cream Social for Dogs (Sunday)
Both dogs and people are invited to this National Ice Cream Day celebration with specials around Hyde Park Village Sunday afternoon. Get the details

8. Dierks Bentley (Saturday)
Country stars Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser and more perform at the Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheatre. 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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