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THIS WEEKEND: Summer of Rum Festival (Sept. 1 & 2) FEW TICKETS LEFT!


The 6th annual Summer of Rum Festival is right around the corner. Spend Labor Day Weekend, September 1st and 2nd in downtown Tampa at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park sipping on rum and enjoying some fun under the sun. This 2-day event includes live music, featuring Sugar Ray and the Wailers as headliners; over 40 rum drinks, a curated Caribbean Food Market, a rum tasting party and a fireworks show. Saturday hours are from noon – 11pm and Sunday hours are from 11am – 9:30pm.

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Friday, August 31

Back to The 80’s Party
Lovers of Freestyle Music and Everything else the 80s and 90s gave us, this is the party for you! 10pm
Subcentral 475 Central Avenue

Nirvanna: Tribute to Nirvana
Nirvanna is the nation’s #1 nationally touring tribute to Nirvana. They have shocked the system of thousands of grunge fans all over the country! Performances so exact that the fans are left believing they just went back in time. Once you’ve seen a show, you will leave feeling that you have experienced and felt the same energy that was 1993 Seattle! For any Nirvana fan, this is a must see to ignite the inner love you have for the legacy of Kurt Cobain and the kings of grunge! Free. 8pm.
Jannus Live 200 1st Ave N

Saturday, September 1

September Indie Market!
Come and enjoy our indoor market in the cool air conditioning, while checking out some of the best local makers and artist in town, full bar + food! 10am-2pm
NOVA 535 535 Dr Ml King Jr St N

Bike Tour of St. Petersburg’s Murals
Ride along on our in-depth mural tour by bike! Bring your own bike or make use of Coast Bike Share and enjoy a relaxed, guided tour of St. Petersburg’s outdoor mural museum. 9am.
Florida CraftArt 501 Central Ave

Geckofest Gulfport
A celebration of superheroes, villains, cult characters, imaginary locations and more from comics, books, movies, tv shows, animé and other media in pop culture genres akin to the world of popular Comic Con conventions around the world. Gecko Festivities begin at 10am and continue to 10PM. Family fun and free admission. 10am-10pm.
3101 Beach Blvd. S, Gulfport, FL

The Green Tiki Art Show
New tiki art by Patrick Vassar. Over a dozen new paintings, carvings, and ceramic sculpts. Plus a couple of special cocktails for the evening! 8pm
The Blue Goose 48 9th St N

Sunday, September 2

Bring Your Kids to Fondue and Kids Eat Free!
Make it a Sunday fun-day and treat your little ones to Fondue! Receive one complimentary child’s meal with an adult purchase of a 3-course or larger. Child’s meal includes cheese fondue, entree (choice of 3 items Pacific white shrimp, teriyaki marinated sirloin, all-natural breast of chicken, pork medallion, salmon or featured pasta) and chocolate fondue. *Offer valid only for kids 12 and under. Not valid with any other promotional offer, discount, dip certificate or on holidays. No rain checks. One offer per adult. 4pm til close.
The Melting Pot 2221 4th St N

Sunday Funday!

Party all day long for #SundayFunday, with music from DJ Fresh & Certified Fresh DJs!
Drink specials from open til 5pm. It’s also SIN Night—bring proof of employment in for a SIN card to enjoy 50% off everything starting at 5pm!
Park & Rec 100 4th Street S.

Hawk & Wayne #AskUsAnythingLive
Now in their 10th Anniversary season at American Stage, this hilarious “Best of the Bay” duo takes unscripted comedy to a new level! Join in on social media feeds and in real time with #AskUsAnythingLive. Follow American Stage Improv on Facebook to be part of the conversation…and the show! 7pm
American Stage 163 3rd St N

 

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Written by Dex Fabian

Dex Fabian is the co-founder of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. A graphic designer by trade, Dex has been witness to Tampa Bay's explosion to become one of the hottest regions in the nation. In 2009, he helped develop the brand for I Love the Burg and in 2014 developed the branding for That's So Tampa and has been a regular contributor to both ever since.