We’ve got the scoop on the events that are guaranteed to help you blow off your work week stress. There’s haunted houses, Journey in concert, and a October Fest with food and beer. Here’s our list of the best of Tampa Bay’s fun things to do for the weekend of October 12 – 14.
Friday – Sunday October 12 – 14
Curtis Hixon Water Front Park
600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa, 33602
Daily Admission: $25 – $100
Food, Beer and games including: Keg Toss, Barrel Roll, Brat Toss, Corn Hole, Tug-o-War, Stein Racing Relay, and Carry the Wench. Plus, authentic Bavarian food. Free for men & women of the Armed Forces.
Times: Fri: 4a-11pm | Sat: 10a-11pm | Sun: 11a-6pm
Journey with Pat Benatar & Loverboy
Friday Oct. 12 at 7:30
Florida State Fairgrounds
4802 N US Hwy 301 | Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 740-2446 | Tickets: $19 – $139
Thursday – Saturday October 11 – 13
10165 North McKinley Drive | Tampa, FL 33612
Howl-O-Scream is Back for the unlucky 13th year and it’s more terrifying than ever! Times: Thursday – 7:30pm – 1am. Friday & Saturday – 7:30 – 2am. Admission price: Walk up – $79.99. Save $25 ( $54.99) with an advance on line purchase or $44.99 with Taco Bell, Applebee’s visit or buy Fanta products at participating Walgreens and a promo code to save $35 on admission.
October 11-14, 18-21 & 25-28
Hours: 7 – 11pm Fridays & Saturdays | 7 – 10pm Sundays & Thursdays
Lowry Park’s ZooBoo is all about great family fun this weekend in Tampa. ZooBoo is an annual family friendly Halloween event that thrills all ages.There are haunted houses and trails for older zoo-goers, boo houses and seasonal lights for little ones. Admission prices: $17 adults (ages 12 & up) $14 children (ages 3 – 11).
ScareCo – Haunted House
105 E Tarpon Ave.| Tarpon Springs 34689
Dates: October 12-13, 19-20, and 26 Starting at 6:30pm. Admission $5 for all ages.
ScareCo. was recognized in 2010 by Rand McNally as one of the Top 10 Haunted Houses in the nation. There are two different houses to be terrorized by. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult after 8:30pm.
MythBusters: Behind the Myths Tour
Saturday Oct 13 at 8 pm
The USF Sun Dome
4202 East Fowler Ave. | Tampa, FL 33620
A fantastical evening of on-stage experiments, audience participation rocking video and behind-the-scenes stories. Fans will be envited to join Jamie and Adam on stage and assist in their mind-blowing and mind-twisting approach to science.
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buccaneers
Ocober 14 at 1:00 pm
Raymond James Stadium
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