8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | October 8-9

Creatures of the Night (Saturday, Sunday)
A new Halloween event at Lowry Park Zoo where you’ll be able to wander into scare zones or encounter animals at night, weather permitting. Get the details

Tarpon Springs Oktoberfest (Saturday, Sunday)
Tarpon Springs hosts one of Florida’s premier Oktoberfests, free in downtown Tarpon Springs. Get the details

USF Bulls (Saturday)
The Bull play the E. Carolina Pirates at Raymond James Stadium. Get the details

Florida Sportsman Expo (Saturday, Sunday)
Florida State Fairgrounds will hold the expo with everything you need to improve your hunting and fishing, and more. Get the details

Howl-O-Scream (Saturday)
Busch Gardens Tampa’s Halloween event is back throughout October with scary, freaky, fun events this weekend! Get the details

Oktoberfest (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Celebrating with German cheer, beer, and dancing in cooler weather along the Hillsborough River downtown at the Curtis Hixon Park. Get the details

Fall Festival (Saturday)
Hyde Park Village is holding a pumpkin patch, live games, music and more to celebrate fall. Get the details

Tampa Bay Bridal Show (Sunday)
The brial show will have fashions, tips and wedding advice at the St. Pete Coliseum. 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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