8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | March 11-12

1. Gasparilla Music Festival (Saturday, Sunday)
Local bands will perform alongside Grammy-nominated alternative rockers Cage the Elephant. Get the details

2. Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
There are tons of other family-friendly activities including the Speed Zone, IndyCar Series Fan Village, beer gardens, driver autograph sessions and interactive games and exhibits. Get the details

3. Day Out With Thomas (Saturday)
Thomas the Tank Engine is coming to Tampa and your kids can join him to meet Sir Topham Hatt. Get the details

4. Mardi Gras at Universal (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Bourbon Street is making its way from the bayou to the streets of Universal Studios Florida. Get the details

5. Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience (Sunday)
Game of Thrones full orchestra and choir will take fans on a musical journey through the realm with life scale visuals never seen before. Get the details

6. Paddyfest Shamrock Shuffle (Sunday)
The 3K family fun run takes place at the mall to collect bracelets. Get the details

7. Tampa Bay Beer Week (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Multiple businesses participating in beer brunch across the Tampa Bay area for Beer Week. Get the details

8. Gasparilla Music Festival Kids Fest (Sunday)
All of your family will get into the museum for a free Gasparilla Music Festival concert featuring Secret Agent 23 Skidoo. 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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