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Tampa Riverfest
Set for May 6 & 7, 2017
to Celebrate the Tampa Riverwalk

Hot Dog Festival – May 6th, 2017
Wiener Dog Derby (10am – 5pm) –
Includes races throughout the day and contests
such as Puppy Races, Best Tail Contest,
Costume Contest, Wheelie Races
and Best Kisser

Hot Dog Sampling Competition
(4pm – 8pm) –

A purchased wristband is needed to sample the hot dogs entered from local restaurants and caterers and cast a vote for the winner of Tampa Bay’s best hot dog.

Nathans Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest
|Qualifier Event (7pm) –

Up to 12 eaters will compete for a spot in the annual Nathans Famous hot dog eating competition in Coney Island on July 4th.

Hot Air Balloon Glow – May 6th, 2017
Returning for its second year after a huge success in 2016 hot air balloons will be throughout Curtis Hixon Park and Kiely Gardens along with musical entertainment.

Florida Orchestra Concert – May 7th, 2017
The annual Pops in the Park concert will take place as part of Riverfest this year. New this year, Food Trucks and Beer/Wine will be available for purchase.
Your Visitor's Guide
to Tampa Bay!

Whether you are here on vacation, spring break or a quick business trip, take time to relax and enjoy all that Tampa, St. Pete and Clearwater Beach have to offer.

Tampa is a cosmopolitan city known for fine dining, upscale shops, spectacular shows, Busch Gardens and Lowry Park Zoo just for starters.

St. Pete holds its own on both the Bay and the Gulf with gorgeous beaches, Tampa Bay Rays Baseball, a vibrant downtown and Gulfside areas.

Clearwater Beach means "the Beach" to most visitors but it's also home to Winter and Hope the dolphin movie stars in one of the finest aquariums and movie museums in the Country.

Don't forget the fun to be had every afternoon at Pier 60 as locals and visitors alike gather to pay homage to another spectacular sunset.

We'll see you at the beach!
Where to start? We've mapped some of Tampa's attractions starting East & West from Tampa International Airport (TIA).
So much to see and do in the Tampa Bay Area! This listing highlights dozens of our favorite must-sees!
Dining to suit every taste can be found close by. For those on a budget we've listed places to find those cheap (but good) eats.
From outlet stores to boutiques. These shoppes would fit right in on Rodeo drive. You name it, you can find it here!
County and City Parks abound for hiking, biking, canoeing or just picnicing. Great places to relax and enjoy Nature.
Don't forget your camera! The scenery is gorgeous from the sunsets to the Zoo, Aquariums and famous Busch Gardens.
Fun things to do all around the Tampa Bay Area
Visitor & Attraction Information by City:
Keeping an eye on
Florida with -
Fun things to do in Bradenton - Clearwater Beach - Dade City - Dunedin
Bradenton, Clearwater, Clearwater Beach,
Dade City, Dunedin

Have a blast at Indian Rocks Beach - Indian Shores - Lakeland - Lake Wales
Indian Rocks Beach, Indian Shores,
Lakeland, Lake Wales

Things to do and places to go in Largo - Oldsmar - Parrish - Pinellas County - Plant City
Largo, Oldsmar, Parrish,
Pinellas County, Plant City

Fun things to do in Sarasota - St Pete - Tampa - Spring Training
Sarasota, St Petersburg,
Tampa, Spring Training

Things to do in Thonotosassa - Tarpon Springs - Tierra Verde
Thonotosassa, Tarpon Springs,
Tierra Verde

Tampa Bay Area

Winter the Dolphin Live
Tampa Traffic Cams
Clearwater Beach
Pier 60 Beachfront
Sarasota Bayfront
Siesta Key Beach Live
St Pete Street/Waterfront
Dunedin Live
New Port Richey
FL Beach/Weather Cams
Steinbrenner Legends Field

Lots of Beach Days
Tampa Bay

Enjoy our beautiful
Tampa Area

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1. The Florida Aquarium
2. Busch Gardens Tampa
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