Best Things To Do In Tampa Bay For Labor Day Weekend 2013

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Looking for a good time this Holiday Weekend? Don’t know what’s going on in Tampa Bay?  Here are our top ten suggestions for the long Labor Day weekend.

Sunsets at Pier 60 On Clearwater Beach
FREE – Daily 6 – 10 PM
10 Pier 60 Dr.
Clearwater Beach, Florida 33767
727-449-1036 | www.sunsetsatpier60.com

A FREE nightly sunset celebration that takes place in Pier 60 Park on Clearwater Beach. Features artisans, crafters, street performers and musical entertainment plus a free movie on Friday and Saturday nights.

Washington Redskins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Last Preseason Game
THUR, Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm | Tickets start at $30
Raymond James Stadium  | Related: Raymond James Stadium Tailing Gating & Parking Tips

Blake Shelton Ten Times Crazier Tour with Easton Corbin & Jana Kramer
Friday, Aug 30 @ 7:30 PM | Tickets: $25 – $54.75
Live Nation Amphitheatre @ Florida State Fairgrounds
4802 US Highway 301 N.
Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 740-2446 | www.livenation.com

FREE – Celebrate Oldsmar Festival With Fireworks
FRI & SAT – Aug 30 & 31, 2013
R.E. Olds Park
100 State Street West
Oldsmar, FL 34677 | www.myoldsmar.com

FRI – 5:00pm – 9:00pm: Food, Carnival Rides & Games – LIVE Music by ‘The Superstars’
SAT -  12:00pm – 7:00pm: Art Vendors, Food, Carnival Rides & Games
5:00pm – 9:00pm – Touch-a-Truck (5-8pm), Food, Inflatables, Pony Rides, Carnival Rides & Games
LIVE Music by ‘Jeff Vitolo & The Quarter Mile Rebels’
LIVE FIREWORKS AT 9PM!

Geckofest – FREE Family Fun
Saturday, Aug 31 | 10am – 10pm
3129 Beach Blvd, Gulport, FL
www.geckofest.com

Clearwater Threshers – Minor League Baseball
vs Dunedin Blue Jays
Saturday, August 31, 6:30PM | Tickets $5 – $9.50

Come out to the last home game of the season for fan appreciation night with the return of the Philly Phanatic, $2.50 for any craft beer at Beers of the World, a live DJ at the Tiki Bar and the LARGEST FIREWORKS SHOW EVER!

Click on the Minor League team names to go to their websites:
Tampa Yankees 
Clearwater Threshers 
Dunedin Blue Jays 
Lakeland Flying Tigers 

South Florida Bulls vs. McNeese State Cowboys
SAT, Aug 31 @ 7:00 PM | Tickets: $35 – $95
Raymond James Stadium

Bands on the Bayou
Sunday, Sept 1 @ noon
Craig Park
5 Beeker Lane
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689  | Facebook Page
Admission: $8 – $12

Seven different bands, vendor market place, face painting,  various non-food vendors. Bring your chairs, please leave your coolers at home!  All proceeds will benefit the Tarpon Springs Marching Band and help defray expenses for its participation in the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

Free Labor Day Weekend Sandbar Concert
SUN, Sept. 1 – 4:30 PM
Weedon Island Preserve
1800 Weedon Drive NE | St. Petersburg FL
www.blues-guitar-man.com

#1 Best Thing To Do:   is BEACH the last big weekend of the summer with family or parting with your friends on one of Pinellas County’s best beaches.

Best Family Beach With Lifeguards

Clearwater Beach –  Lifeguards are on duty 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 365 days a year.

Best Party Beaches For 18 and Up

Hogan’s Beach – Tampa
Shepards – Clearwater Beach

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