8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | August 6-7

1. Tampa Bay Comic Con (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Tampa Bay Comic Con is three days of comics, toys, books, cos play, anime, video games, Star Wars, original artwork, trading cards, comic creators and celebrity guests! Held at the Tampa Convention Center. Get the details

2. The Beach Tampa (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
A 15,000-square-foot “ocean” of 1.2 million recyclable and antimicrobial white balls. The Beach Tampa is held for free at the Amalie Arena all month. Get the details

3. Bucs Training Camp (Saturday)
The Buccaneers are back and you can go watch them practice! Get the details

4. Summer Olympics (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
The Olympics in Rio kick off Friday night with opening ceremony. Followed by events in  rowing, cycling, water polo, swimming, beach volleyball, gymnastics, and volleyball. Get the details | See the schedule 

5. SeaWorld Free for First Responders (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
SeaWorld Orlando is honoring Florida’s first responders with a free day at the park with their families. Now through August 31. Get the details

6. Tax Free Holiday (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Shop ’til you drop! Save some money on your back to school shopping this weekend only! Get the details

7. Tampa Bay Rays vs Twins (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
The Rays take on the Twins in a triple-header this weekend at the Trop. Get the details

8. Summer Nights at Busch Gardens (Friday, Saturday)
Stay late at Busch Gardens during the summer for entertainment, fireworks and thrill rides in the dark! 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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