8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | July 23-24

1. Snooty the Manatee’s Birthday (Saturday)
Snooty the famous manatee is turning 68! Come out to his Birthday Bash & Wildlife Festival at the South Florida Museum. Get the details

2. Metrocon (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
A weekend-long celebration of Japanese Anime at the Tampa Convention Center. Get the details

3. Back to School Bash (Saturday)
Westfield Citrus Park is holding this back to school event with activities and giveaways of free school supplies for kids. Get the details

4. Tampa Bay Home Show (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Home improvement experts will be on hand at Tropicana Field this weekend for the home show with exhibits, giveaways, door prizes, seminars, and more. Get the details

5. Balcony-to-Backstage Tour (Saturday)
Learn the Tampa Theatre’s secrets, stories, art and architecture with a “balcony to backstage” tour of the historic building. Get the details

6. Pokemon Go Bar Crawl (Saturday)
Catch them all! Hot 101.5 is hosting the Pokemon Go Crawl starting at Jannus Live, downtown St Petersburg. Get the details

7. Tampa Yankees vs Palm Beach (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Take me out to the ball game! The Tampa Yankees play home games this weekend against Palm Beach. Get the details

8. Summer Sunset Celebration (Friday, Saturday)
See the wildlife while enjoying the sunset over Tampa at the Lowry Park Zoo. 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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