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Exciting Events Happening in Tampa Bay from May 17-19


Weekend Events in Tampa Bay: St. Pete Taco & Beer Fiesta, Temple Terrace BrewFest, and More!

Looking for some fun activities to do this weekend in Tampa Bay? Look no further! From taco and beer fiestas to music festivals and community events, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

First up, the St. Pete Taco & Beer Fiesta will be happening on Friday, May 17 at Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg. Enjoy a variety of craft breweries and gourmet food trucks serving up delicious tacos and other Mexican fare. The first 300 guests will even receive a free sombrero!

On Saturday, May 18, head over to Temple Terrace for the fifth annual Temple Terrace BrewFest at Woodmont Park. With over 100 beers to sample from 35 brewers, food trucks, retail vendors, and live music, this event is sure to be a hit. Plus, proceeds will benefit the Hachem Foundation Temple Terrace Boys & Girls Club.

If music is more your style, check out the 97X Barbecue Music & Arts Festival in Clearwater on Saturday. Performers like Taking Back Sunday and Blue October will be taking the stage, along with live paintings and art installations. General admission tickets are $35, or splurge on the VIP Experience for $125.

For those interested in supporting a good cause, the Tampa Bay Fly Fishing Film Festival will be held on Saturday at Hyde Park Village in Tampa. The festival will benefit Tampa Bay Waterkeeper and feature a silent auction with trips and gear up for grabs.

Looking for a family-friendly event? Busch Gardens is celebrating Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary with Cookie Monster Weekend on May 18 and 19. Kids can hunt for cookies, enjoy arts and crafts, and meet their favorite Sesame Street characters.

And if you’re passionate about clean energy and the environment, join Hands Across the Sand on Saturday at various locations in Pinellas County. Participants will gather on the shoreline to show their support for clean energy and opposition to fossil fuels.

With so many exciting events happening this weekend, there’s no shortage of things to do in Tampa Bay. Don’t miss out on the fun!

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